SHALL BE COLLECTED WHEN THE TEAM PLAY AT THE CAPTAINS MEETING AT THE
START OF THE SEASON TO AVOID CHASING ROUND AT THE END OF THE SEASON
MAY TRANSFER PROVIDING BOTH TEAM CAPTAINS AGREE AND THE LEAGUE ARE
INFORMED AND HAVE AGREED TO THE TRANSFER.
start the game
team be given 10/15 minutes practice providing they arrive in time
allowing game to start on time
area is to be reserved for the away tea (6-8 seats)
start time shall be 7pm. Where due to prior commitments a team know they
shall be late then a match may start at 7.30 providing the opposing team
have been informed.
tables may be used
of play is determined by the flip of a coin. The winning player can
decide if they wish to break or not. All following games will alternate
between the two teams.
three doubles games are played first, one frame, followed by six singles
best of three.(if a player takes the first two frames he is given the
point shall be awarded per game won (doubles one point per game total 3
points and singles one point per game eighteen points) giving a total of
21 points per night.
opening player plays at the object balls from baulk. The object balls
must be scattered around the table to be classed as a “fair break”.
Failure to do so is a foul break and will result in the balls being
The opposing player then starts the game with two visits.
4. If the
black is pocketed from the break shot, the balls will be re-racked and
the same player will restart the game. No penalty will be incurred. This
applies even if a foul shot is played
5. If the
Cue Ball is potted on a fair break it is penalised by the turn passing
to the opponent who will have 2 visits.
are determined by the first legally potted object ball. If one or more
balls of both sets of object balls are potted then that player must
nominate his group of object balls before playing their next shot.
7. If a
foul is committed, before groups are decided, then those balls are
ignored in determining the groups to be played.
8. If a
ball or balls , are legally pocketed this entitles the player to one
additional shot and this continues until the player either:
Fails to pocket one of their own set of allocated balls, or;
Commits a foul at any time.
1. In off
an opponent’s ball before hitting one of your own.
to hit any ball with the white.
the black ball before hitting one of your own if there are balls of your
own colour remaining.
any opponent's ball.
off the table.
Any object ball shall be returned to the back cushion behind the black
spot, or as near as possible to that spot without touching any other
ball, in direct line between that spot and the centre of the baulk line.
If the white, then the white played from in hand.
8. If a
player's body or clothing should touch any ball.
not having at least part of one foot on the floor.
Playing or touching with the cue any ball other than the white.
Striking the white with any part of the cue other than the tip.
Playing out of turn.
Playing before all balls have come to rest.
Playing before any ball(s) require re-spotting.
Striking the white with the cue more than once.
Playing a push shot.
Failing to nominate when required to do so.
break as defined in rule 3.
19. If a
player in a doubles match converses with their partner after the player
has addressed the table. A player hay converse with their partner after
potting each ball.
offending player loses their next visit to the table, giving their
opponent two visits to the table.
warned first instance then gives away two shots for any further
infringement during the game.
2. If the
white has come to rest on the playing surface, then the player having
two visits may proceed to play from where the white lies, or the white
may be played from behind the baulk line. Moving the white to behind the
baulk line does not count as a shot, or visit.
3. On the
first shot only of the first visit, the oncoming player may, without
nomination, play the white on to any ball without penalty, including any
opponent's ball, or black ball.
If any object ball is pocketed directly, or by combination, the player
is deemed to have pocketed a legal ball, and continues with the first
The player must not pot the black ball, unless they are on the black
the player fails to pot a ball on the first or subsequent shot of the
first visit, play then continues with the second visit.
1. If a
player pockets the black ball before all the balls in their own group,
the player loses the game.
player going in off the black ball when the black ball is pocketed loses
shots are awarded on the black the only foul shot that can occur is
missing the black and the white going in off or leaving the
player pocketing the black ball and any other ball on the same shot will
lose the game. Except following a foul when only the black ball and
ball(s) of the opponents group are on the table, then with the first
shot of the first visit, the player may legally pocket the black ball as
well as ball(s) of the opponent's group by any combination and in any
player who clearly fails to make any attempt to play a ball of their own
group will lose the game.
after consultation with the referee a player may only get out of a
snooker by playing a foul shot then a re-rack shall be called.
5. If a
player seeks to gain advantage by deliberately touching a moving ball or
retrieving a ball dropping into the pocket he/she shall lose the game.
Touching opponent's ball or black ball - the player MUST play a ball of
their own group.
Touching any ball the player is legally entitled to play - the player
must play away from the touching ball, and be deemed to have played that
a player may talk with his partner during their visit to the table up to
the point where the player touches the table with anything prior to
taking their first shot.(See penalty above)
singles a player is said to be in control of the table from the time
their body, cue, or clothing touches the table prior to their shot,
throughout the visit, and up until the opponent does likewise prior to
their visit. Any balls falling in when a player is in control shall be
deemed to have been part of that players visit.
been instances where non playing players have called out and put off the
players at the table and this must stop.
are requested to allow the players at the table to play their match
without any comments and also allow them unobstructed access to the
table throughout their match.
A game may
be postponed due to eg:- A religious reason if notified the opponent and
league seven days before the match was due to take place. The rearranged
match must take place within seven days of the original match.
of 24 hours must be given for any match cancelled. A team that fails to
arrive shall have the game rescheduled at a mutually agreed date and
lose the three doubles games. Should the team not arrive on the mutually
agreed date then the opposing team shall receive a total of 14 points
being the average of the winners of the winter 2014 and summer 2015
INDIVIDUAL POINTS SHALL BE AWARDED FOR ANY GAME NOT PLAYED AGAINST AN
Referee will follow the above rules and their decision will be final.