Norwich Bar Billiards

2023 Norwich Bar Billiards League Cup

Cup Competition Details/Rules

The Norwich Bar Billiards Cup and Plate trophies

The 2023 Cup and Plate competition will begin with a group stage. Groups will be made up of three teams (except group 4 which will be made up of 4 teams) drawn out of the hat at random. The first team drawn for a group will play at home against the team picked second. The second team will also play at home against the team drawn third. The third team will also play at home against the team drawn first (please see the fixtures and the summary below for details of Group 4)

The winners of each group will progress to the Cup and the teams in second place will progess to the Plate. Teams finishing in third place will be eliminated from the competition

The winners of the groups will be decided by points, then by frame difference then, if need be, total points scored.

The Cup and Plate semi finals will be knockouts with pairings for drawn at random played over one leg (the first team drawn out of the hat are the "home" team) following standard Norwich Bar Billiards rules. The final will be played at neutral venue.

To summarise

  1. Each group will consist of 3 teams drawn at random (except Group 4 which will consist of 4 teams)
  2. The first team drawn for a group will play at home against the second team drawn.
  3. The second team drawn will play at home against the third team drawn.
  4. The third team drawn will play at home against the first team drawn. This is different for Group 4:
    • For group 4 the third team will play at home againt the fourth team drawn.
    • The fourth team drawn will at home play against the first team drawn.
    • The second team drawn will play at home against the fourth team drawn
    • The first team drawn will play at home against the third team drawn.
  5. The winners of the groups will be decided by points, then by frame difference then, if need be, total points scored.
  6. The winners of each group will progess to the Cup
  7. The teams in second place will progress to the plate
  8. The teams in third place will be eliminated from the competiton
  9. It will then be a knockout competition with fixtures for each round drawn at random.
  10. The first team out of the hat is the "home" team, except for the finals which are played at a neutral venue.
  11. Each match will be played over one leg, played to standard Norwich Bar Billiards rules.

Cup/Plate 2023 Fixtures

Group stage - Deadline 31/08/23

Group 1

Team Win Loss For Against +/- Pts
The Rose 2 0 13.5 4.5 +9 4
Vikings 1 1 9.5 8.5 +1 2
Disasterfarians 0 2 4 14 -10 0
Home Away
7.5 The Rose v Disasterfarians 1.5
2.5 Disasterfarians v Vikings 6.5
3 Vikings v The Rose 6

Group 2

Team Win Loss For Against +/- Pts
King's Head 2 0 12 6 +6 4
International Brigade 1 1 9 9 0 2
Coach & Horses 0 2 6 12 -6 0
Home Away
5 International Brigade v Coach & Horses 4
2 Coach & Horses v King's Head 7
5 King's Head v International Brigade 4

Group 3

Team Win Loss For Against +/- Pts
Dad's Army 2 0 10 8 +2 4
Black Stars 1 1 10 8 +2 2
White Lions 0 2 7 11 -4 0
Home Away
5 Dad's Army v Black Stars 4
6 Black Stars v White Lions 3
4 White Lions v Dad's Army 5

Group 4

Team Win Loss For Against +/- Pts
Golden Stars 3 0 17 10 +7 6
Serengeti 2 1 18 9 +9 4
White Lions Manes 1 2 13 14 -1 2
Cottagecore 0 3 6 21 -15 0
Home Away
8 Serengeti v Cottagecore 1
3 Cottagecore v Golden Stars 6
6 Golden Stars v White Lions Manes 3
3 White Lions Manes v Serengeti 6
2 Cottagecore v White Lions Manes 7
4 Serengeti v Golden Stars 5

Cup Semi Finals - Deadline 31/10/23

Cup Semi Final 1
7 Golden Stars vs Kings head 2
Winner: Golden Stars
Cup Semi Final 2
0Dad's Army vs The Rose0
Winner: Dad's Army

Cup Final - Deadline 31/12/23

Final
Golden Stars vs Dad's Army
Venue: TBA
Winner: TBA

Plate 2023 Fixtures

Plate Semi Finals - Deadline 31/10/23

Plate Semi Final 1
5International Brigade vs Black Stars4
Winner: International Brigade
Plate Semi Final 2
6Serengeti vs Vikings3
Winner: Serengeti

Plate Final - Deadline 31/12/23

Final
7International Brigade vs Serengeti2
Venue: Coach & Horses
Winner: International Brigade
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