Nural Khan wins Highest Break

Congratulations to Nural Khan after he registered the highest league break of the season for his side RBL Warriors, with a superb 101 clearance against Fairwater Cons Mack in Week 12.

The other notable breaks of the season, which will all be added to the CDSA all-time breaks board are –

Steffan Davies 91
Alan Hurley 82

However, there are still a few weeks left in the season with plenty of semi-finals and finals still to play to see if anyone can join that list.

Jason Hewett Crowned Player of the Year

Congratulations to Jason Hewett who is the CDSA 2023-24 Player of the Year, after winning the individual rankings with an outstanding 17/18 record.

He finished ahead of Steffan Davies of Fairwater Cons and team-mate Khurram Khan who both had 15/18, and with having already won the Premier League title, it is another excellent season for Hewett who wins the Player of the Year title for the fifth time.

1 – Jason Hewett (Fairwater Cons Mack) 17/18 – 94%

=2 – Steffan Davies (Fairwater Cons) 15/18 – 83%

=2 – Khurram Khan (Fairwater Cons Mack) 15/18 – 83%

Champions Finish in Style

Week 20 results

Canton Libs 3 v 2 Fairwater Cons
Rumney British Legion 3 v 2 RBL Warriors
Fairwater Cons Mack 4 v 1 Taff’s Well
The Cons 3 v 2 Caerphilly Cons
Mackintosh Snooker 5 v 0 Roath Cons


Nural Khan 44 (RBL Warriors)

Fairwater Cons Mack completed their 2023-24 league campaign with a resounding 4-1 win over Taff’s Well to finish 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League, the biggest winning margin since 2006. The first frame was a tightly-contested one with Jason Hewett winning on the black against Ian Purnell, before Alan Hurley comfortably beat Tom Cross to make it 2-0. Khurram Khan finishes joint-second in the individual rankings after he defeated Jimmy Llewellyn on the colours to seal the win and Jacob Boyle’s victory over Glyn Jones made it 4-0, before Kevin Brown’s consolation win against Ronnie Allen secured third place for his side.

Canton Libs finish level on points with Taff’s Well after they beat runners-up Fairwater Cons 3-2, but had to come from behind after Rob McKenna’s win against Ed Topham. James Facey levelled the match after beating Twm Sion Jones and Rory Wigmore put Canton ahead with victory over Terry Garland. James Wigmore made sure of the win after defeating Steve Flanagan, before Steffan Davies secured joint runners-up spot in the individual rankings after beating Tony Chick.

Mackintosh Snooker finished their season with a 5-0 whitewash of Roath Cons to win Division One by nine points, with Eassa Din winning the opener against Andrew Champion. Mike Nessbert doubled their lead after beating Alan Wright, and Billy Connors secured the win after he defeated Clive Marsh. Craig Bolton’s defeat of Phil Storer made it 4-0 and Nathan Dunne completed the victory after beating Lee Cornock. Meanwhile, The Cons secured runners-up

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Fairwater Cons Mack Crowned Champions

Week 19 results

Mackintosh Snooker 4 v 1 The Cons
Caerphilly Cons 0 v 5 Fairwater Cons Mack
Taff’s Well 4 v 1 Rumney British Legion
RBL Warriors 1 v 4 Canton Libs
Fairwater Cons 3 v 2 Roath Cons


Alan Hurley 75 (Fairwater Cons Mack)
Twm Sion Jones 69 (Fairwater Cons)
Kevin Brown 45 (Taff’s Well)
Nural Khan 35 (RBL Warriors)
Rory Wigmore 35 (Canton Libs)

Fairwater Cons Mack have won the 2023-24 CDSA Premier League after an emphatic 5-0 away victory at Caerphilly Cons saw Ronnie Allen’s side win with a game to spare and defend their title. Brian Rees won the opening frame against Ieuan Simms, before Jason Hewett beat Mike Pardoe and seal the individual rankings and with it the Player of the Year title. A superb 75 break by Alan Hurley made it 3-0 against Dai Berkinshaw, before Khurram Khan defeated Ciaran Paul and Jacob Boyle beat Dave Rideout to complete the whitewash.

Fairwater Cons need two points in their final match to guarantee the runners-up spot for a second successive year after they beat Roath Cons 3-2. Rob McKenna defeated Alan Wright in the opener, before Phil Storer levelled the match with a win over Terry Garland, but an excellent 69 break from Twm Sion Jones against Clive Marsh made it 2-1 to Fairwater. Steffan Davies maintained his second place position in the individual rankings after he defeated Andrew Champion, but Lee Cornock won a consolation against Shaun O’Connell in the final frame.

Mackintosh Snooker are Division One champions after a 4-1 win against The Cons saw them move seven points clear with one match left to play. Wins for Stephen Connors and Eassa Din against Danny Wardle and Ryan Bowgen respectively put them 2-0 ahead, before Dave Earls pulled one back after

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Competitions Update

The individual competitions in the CDSA have reached the semi-finals, so let’s take a look at what is happening in the singles and pairs events as we head towards the final stages of the season.

Cardiff Open Singles

Steffan Davies v Ryan Bowgen
Terry Garland v Khurram Khan

There will be a new name on the Cardiff Open trophy after reigning champion Jason Hewett was knocked out in the quarter-finals by Steffan Davies, who faces The Cons’ Ryan Bowgen for a place in the final, whilst last year’s runner-up Khurram Khan will play Fairwater Cons’ Terry Garland.

Cardiff Handicap Singles

Jason Hewett v Luke Haines
Rory Wigmore v Nural Khan

Jason Hewett is looking to retain the Handicap Singles title and will face 2022’s semi-finalist Luke Haines from Canton Libs, whilst Haines’ team-mate Rory Wigmore will be up against RBL Warriors’ Nural Khan for place in the final.

Cardiff Open Pairs

Khurram Khan/Nural Khan v Terry Garland/Twm Sion Jones
Jason Hewett/Brian Rees v Luke Haines/Ed Topham

Jason Hewett and Brian Rees are looking to make it a hat-trick of Open Pairs titles and they’re up against Luke Haines and Ed Topham who they beat in the 2022 final. Looking to meet them in the final are Khurram Khan and Nural Khan who are up against the 2022 Handicap Pairs winners Terry Garland and Twm Sion Jones.

Cardiff Handicap Pairs

Geoff Sheppard/Sam Thomas v Graeme Prance/Paul Chichester
Khurram Khan/Nural Khan v Brian Rees/Jason Hewett

Geoff Sheppard and Sam Thomas are looking to secure a place in the final when they face Rumney British Legion’s Graeme Prance and Paul Chichester, whilst last year’s winners Jason Hewett and Brian Rees will play Khurram Khan and Nural Khan.

Cardiff Open Plate

Glyn Jones v Ronnie Allen or Albert Columbo
Rhys Carpenter v Ben Griffiths

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