Fairwater Mack Edge Derby Classic

Week 13 results

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

Breaks

Steffan Davies 91 (Faiwater Cons)
Alan Hurley 78 (Fairwater Cons Mack)
Jason Hewett 46 (Fairwater Cons Mack)

Fairwater Cons Mack have extended their lead at the top of the Premier League after they won a pulsating derby 3-2 against title rivals Fairwater Cons. Brian Rees won an intense opening frame against Shaun O’Connell, before a 78 from Alan Hurley made it 2-0 against previously unbeaten Rob McKenna. A 46 break from Jason Hewett was enough to see off Steve Flanagan and a statement win was on the cards for the champions, but an outstanding 91 break from Steffan Davies against Khurram Khan turned the tide, with a century looking likely until he missed the green on the side cushion. The final frame of the night was going to be a crucial four-pointer and a fluked pink by Ronnie Allen looked like it was going to be enough, but he rattled the black and Terry Garland held himself together to pot a pressure pot and take what could be an important consolation frame for his side.

Taff’s Well are level with Fairwater in second place after they won a hard-fought match 3-2 away to Division One leaders Mackintosh Snooker. Ian Purnell won the opener against Eassa Din, before Billy Connors levelled with victory over Rhys Carpenter. Jimmy Llewellyn then restored Taff’s Well’s lead after he defeated Carlos Schiazza, before the frame of the night saw Kevin Brown beat Mike Nessbert on the black after a nerveless clearance to win the match for his side, although Nathan Dunne managed to win

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Magical Khan Sinks the Mack

Week 12 results

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

Breaks

Nural Khan 101c (RBL Warriors)
Ian Purnell 39 (Taff’s Well)

The CDSA returned with a bang this week after the Christmas break with Nural Khan producing the individual highlight of the season with a superb 101 clearance to beat Jason Hewett and inflict the first defeat for last season’s player of the year. It was the first century of the season and gave the Warriors the perfect start, but Alan Hurley’s defeat of Jason Veal drew the Mack level. Simon Takata restored the Warriors’ lead after he beat Khurram Khan, before Ronnie Allen’s win against Mike Watts took it to a decider with Geoff Sheppard beating Brian Rees to seal the victory for his side.

Canton Libs took advantage of Fairwater’s defeat after they beat Roath Cons 3-2, with Ed Topham maintaining his good form with victory over Andrew Champion. Luke Haines then made it 2-0 with a win over Kerri Whiting, but Clive Marsh pulled one back after he beat James Facey. James Wigmore made sure of the win after defeating Rob Reid, but Lee Cornock won the final frame for Roath with a win against Tony Chick.

Fairwater Cons are back in the title race with a resounding 5-0 win over Rumney British Legion to move joint-second in the Premier League. Rob McKenna maintained his 100% record after he beat Paul Chichester, before Terry Garland’s win over Alex Ellis doubled their lead. Shaun O’Connell made it 3-0 after victory over Graeme Prance, before they completed the whitewash with wins for Steffan Davies and Steve Flanagan against Tony

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Fairwater Cons Back in Contention

Week 11 results

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

Breaks

Rob McKenna 58 (Fairwater Cons)
Jason Hewett 52 (Fairwater Cons Mack)

Fairwater Cons are back in contention for the Premier League title after beating the champions Fairwater Cons Mack 3-2 to close the gap on their rivals. However, Jason Hewett won the opener for the Mack against Twm Sion Jones thanks to a 52 break to maintain his perfect individual record after 9 matches. Rob McKenna hit back for Fairwater with a 58 break against Alan Hurley to make it 1-1, before the frame of the night saw Terry Garland defeat Jacob Boyle on the black. A close fourth frame saw Khurram Khan beat Steve Flanagan on the colours, before Steffan Davies won the decider for his side against Ronnie Allen to seal a crucial win.

Canton Libs maintain their second place position after a 3-2 win at Roath Cons, but they were made to work hard by an improving Roath side. Ed Topham won the opening frame against Andrew Champion for Canton, before Rory Wigmore won a high-scoring frame versus Alan Wright to double their lead. Clive Marsh pulled one back for Roath after he defeated James Wigmore, before James Facey kept up his impressive form with a comfortable win over Rob Reid, but Lee Cornock had the final word with a a consolation frame win against Luke Haines.

RBL Warriors edged Mackintosh for the final spot in the Premier League as the league splits into two divisions at halfway, despite a 3-2 loss at home to The Cons. Nural Khan got them off to a good

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Rumney Take Control

Malcolm Keenor Trophy Match 3 Report

Group A
Canton Libs 2 v 3 Rumney British Legion
Mackintosh Snooker 3 v 2 The Cons
Caerphilly Cons v Bye

Group B
RBL Warriors 3 v 2 Fairwater Cons Mack
Roath Cons 3 v 2 Fairwater Cons
Taff’s Well v Bye

Breaks

Jason Hewett 42 (Fairwater Cons Mack)
Twm Sion Jones 40 (Fairwater Cons)

Rumney British Legion have one foot in the semi-finals of the Malcolm Keenor Trophy, after an excellent 3-2 away win at Canton Libs maintained their 100% record in Group A. Graeme Prance beat Ed Topham in the opening frame, before James Facey levelled the match with victory over Justin Behnan. Andy Magill won a close frame against James Wigmore to restore Rumney’s lead and Paul Chichester made sure of the win after he defeated Rory Wigmore, but Luke Haines won the final frame for Canton after he beat Glyn Hayes.

The handicap system used in the competition makes for close matches and it was no different in the other fixture in the group where Mackintosh Snooker moved into second place after a 3-2 win against The Cons. Carlos Schiazza put them 1-0 up after he won against Mike Rathkey, before Craig Bolton doubled their lead with victory over Martyn Evans. Nathan Dunne’s defeat of Dave Standage won the match for Mackintosh, but wins for Darren Gill and Dan Wardle versus Mike Nessbert and Eassa Din respectively secured potentially important consolation frames for The Cons.

Group B is looking a lot closer as only four points separate the sides, but RBL Warriors’ 3-2 win against Fairwater Cons Mack leaves the reigning champions facing an uphill struggle to qualify for the semi-finals. Ronnie Allen had got his side off to the perfect start after he beat Dave Richards, and when Jason

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Ultimate Warriors on the March

Week 10 results

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

Breaks

Jimmy Llewellyn 50 (Taff’s Well)
Justin Behnan 37 (Rumney British Legion)

RBL Warriors kept up their excellent form with a 4-1 away win at Mackintosh this week, to make it four wins out of five for Chris Johnson’s side. Nural Khan kept us his own good form with a win on the black against Eassa Din, and captain Johnson made it 2-0 after he defeated Billy Connors. Simon Takata sealed the victory after beating Mike Nessbert, but Carlos Schiazza pulled one back against Nick Davies, before Jason Veal sealed a great peformance for the Warriors with a win over Nathan Dunne.

With the top two both having a bye week, Taff’s Well knew nothing less than a win away at Caerphilly Cons would do, but they found themselves 2-0 behind after wins for Dan Bridle against Rhys Carpenter and Mike Pardoe’s victory on the black versus Ian Purnell. Jimmy Llewellyn started the comeback against Ciaran Paul thanks to a well-constructed 50 break, before Kevin Brown then levelled the match against Ieuan Simms thanks to a contribution of 30, and his side were handed the win after a walkover for Rob Hayes in the final frame.

Last year’s runners-up Fairwater Cons had a slow start to the season, but a 4-1 win against The Cons moved them up to fourth place, only two points behind Canton Libs in second. Rob McKenna beat Mike Rathkey in the opening frame, before Terry Garland won on the colours against Dan Wardle. The frame of the night saw Ryan Bowgen fight back from

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