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Membership renewal 2016/2017

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Membership renewal 2016/2017

Just a reminder to all members that membership renewals are due. The renewal fee is £40 payable to the bar accompanied by a completed renewal form, also available for the bar.

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2015 David Watts Memorial Doubles Final

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2015 David Watts Memorial Doubles Final
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Annual Turkey Pool

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Annual Turkey Pool

Every year in early December The Grenville Club holds its annual Turkey Pool event at which members can win their Christmas Turkey or some whisky and wine to help the season’s celebrations.

TurkeyIf you have been before, it needs no explanation and if you have not been before, then you really should try Turkey Pool night at the Grenville Club.

It officially starts at 8pm and continues until no-one wants to enter another ...

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2013/2014 Winter Knockout Results

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2013/2014 Winter Knockout Results

Saturday 12 April 2014

Gareth Boyle is our new Club Champion beating reigning champion Paul Turton 3-0 (winner last 5 years) in the Snooker Open final (over in approximately 1 hour).

The Snooker Handicap turned out to a bit of a marathon, Martin Hollingworth stormed into a 2-0 lead before George Wolwark clawed his way back into the match finally edging the match 3-2 (match time circa 4 hours finishing around midnight and believe it or not there were still a few ...

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2013/14 Grenville Club Winter Knockout Finals Night Information

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2013/14 Grenville Club Winter Knockout Finals Night Information

The finalists for the  Grenville Club Winter knockout competitions have been determined and the finals night’s confirmed. Thanks to all who participated this year!

First up this evening (5 April 2014)  is the Billiards Handicap Final which will be contested by George Wolwark and Richard Plaice at 8pm.

Next Saturday 12 April 2014 will see the Snooker Open and Snooker Handicap competitions played to their conclusion.

The finalists and times are shown below. This promises to be a a high quality night of snooker ...

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Grenville Club Summer League Fixtures 2014

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Grenville Club Summer League Fixtures 2014

Grenville Club Summer League Fixtures 2014

 The 2014 Grenville Club Summer League fixtures can be found below and viewed or downloaded as a PDF here.

 

Monday  Matches Thursday Matches
Date Match Match No. Date Match
31-Mar C vs D 1 03-Apr A vs B
07-Apr C vs A 2 10-Apr B vs D
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Direct Flooring Systems Sponsor Winter Knockouts

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The Grenville Club would like to thank Direct Flooring Systems Limited, Heanor for their generous sponsorship of of our three annual knock-out competitions; the Snooker Open, Snooker Handicap and Billiards Handicap.  We really are most grateful for their support.

Our club has been going for 94 years but it is only by the efforts of the Committee and the generosity of organisations like Direct Flooring Systems that these last bastions of the “British way of life” manage to continue.

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David Watts Memorial Doubles Final

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David Watts Memorial Doubles Final

Snooker SolihullThe Dave Watts Memorial Doubles final was held 14/09/13 with Jim and Robin the eventual 2-1 champions, winning on the final black in the final frame, after a three hour marathon match!

It was Jim’s strategy that got the winners to the finishing line. Both teams had a shot at the final black but it was a good pot from Rob to secure the win. So it was a great team ...

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George Hicks Acknowledged for Contributions

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George Hicks Acknowledged for Contributions

On 7 February, The Grenville Club made a presentation to George Hicks who is retiring as Team Captain of the snooker “A” team after an unprecedented run of success.

George HicksThe team play in the Birmingham Efficiency snooker league and have been the Premier Division champions for 12 consecutive seasons, doing the league and cup double on eight occasions as well.

Pictured from left to right are Maurice Chapman, Andy Brett, Garry Ford, ...

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Maximum Mann

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Maximum Mann

A number of club members witnessed the magical maximum break made by Mitchell Mann in a frame against fellow club member, Mark Lightning. More remarkable is the fact that Mitchell achived his maximum at the tender age of 14. We hope for great things for Mitchell. There is a feeling within the club that he has what it takes to go to the very top of the game and we wish him every success in the future.

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