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|Mick Langley Announcement
It is with great sadness that the TVSL informs you of the passing of Mick Langley on Saturday 14th July, 2018.
Mick was a true character of our local game, a Slough boy through and through. His snooker-playing days took him from Slough Working Menís Club to the Leopold, and from Sara Lee Sports to most recently Maidenhead Conservatives Club. In passing, he was always pleased to give his opinion on whether his beloved Manchester United would win the league by 15 or 20 points this season, while sharing his plans for the next trip abroad to warmer climes to follow the England cricket team as a loyal member of the Barmy Army.
Mick never allowed his reliance on a wheelchair for most of his life to hinder him. It did, however, lead him down the path to two of his proudest achievements. In 1984 in Stoke Mandeville, Buckinghamshire, Mick claimed a Paralympic bronze medal in Snooker. Undeterred by his defeat in the semi-final four years prior, he then went on to become Paralympic Snooker Champion in 1988, claiming the gold medal in Seoul, Japan.
Mick will be remembered as an occasionally abrasive, but more so a friendly and happy soul. He will be missed by many, and the TVSL sends our regards to his friends and family.
Details of Mickís funeral will be communicated as and when we hear of them.
Just a reminder about this Thursday's AGM 7.30pm at Racks
Please send at least one representative from your team.
If you have any question or ideas please email back asap as there will be
No Other Business on the night.
Hope to here back from some of you soon.
This years Exhibition & Presentation night with the professional Mark King with MC Ian McCulloch
is being held at Racks in Maidenhead on the 1st June 2018 Tickets only £10
Once again we are holding a players draw, the winners will play the Pro on the night.
There are two spaces available this year.
All you have to do to enter; is reply to this email or text / call me on 07801 832792
Many thanks and we hope to see many of you there.
Thanks Rob Thwaite
PS you have until Monday Evening to reply
The finals evening is being held at Racks in Maidenhead
The running order for the finals night on Sunday 13th May 2018 is as follows.
Mark Goodman v Dave Judd 6.30pm (Premier A&B Singles)
Don Rackstraw v Darren Carter 6.30pm (Premier B Singles)
Nick Birney/Lee Carlton v Doug Smith/Geoff Burke 6.30pm (Scratch Doubles)
When a table is free; the next match will be,
Mark Goodman v Lee Carlton.(Prize Money Singles)
The final match is
Matt Wilson v Emin Thorose.(Scratch Singles)
If anyone would like to come down to support these guys please do so.
Anyone wishing to ref a frame would be greatly received.
Many thanks The Committee.
Entries are now being taken for this years Summer League & over 55's competition.
Please see attachments, which will also be on the website under documents..
2 players minimum for a summer league team, teams of 4 or more player should consider splitting up to make more 2or3 player teams.
It would be great if we could get at least 16 over 55's for this years comp (The winner can play the professional and next years exhibition/presentation night.)
Captains please ask all your over 55's if they'd like to enter.
The AGM will be held at Racks on the 7th June 7.30pm. Please any questions or suggestions should be emailed no later than 15th May 2018.
Please note; all teams will need at least one representative to attend the evening's meeting..
Just a note from Cliff Ayres from the Chalfont St Giles Club.
There is only a male WC at this venue, could you please let any female spectators you may take know this.
15 04 2018
I've played in the Premier A league for some years; and all Premier A teams use good quality match balls on match nights.
I've just started to play for a Premier B team and no teams I played against so far use match balls!
Emails have been sent out in the past stating good match balls were to be use, this is obviously not the case in Premier B.
We know money is tight; but many players in Premier A have clubbed together and purchased their own sets. Aramith Tournament Balls cost around £120.00 per set.
Obviously the purchase of new match balls wont happen right away, so any player with their own set please take them to home and away games, so they can be used for that match.
If the away player is happy with the quality of balls being used on an away match nights then just use those.
I've just been reminded by another player that all tables should be brushed, blocked and ironed before a match, this would improve the enjoyment of playing on match nights.