THURSTON & PLATE COMPETITIONS 2019/20

Welcome to the brand new format for these handicapped competitions.

Being reduced to only 12 Snooker teams makes straight knockouts unbalanced and very quickly "over"

This year sees the introduction of a "Champions League" style round robin. If its successful this season it may continue into the future ...

THURSTON'S 2019/20:
Group Stage 1 (GS1)
3 groups of 4 teams, play each other once. Drawn for home advantage
Group Stage 2 (GS2)
Top 2 teams from each group go into two groups of three, to play each other once. Drawn out of hat for home advantage
Finals
Top team from each GS2 group meet in final.
PLATE 2019/20
Group Stage 2 (GS2)
The 6 losing teams from Thurstons GS1 go into two groups of three, to play each other once. Drawn out of hat for home advantage
Finals
Top team from each GS2 group meet in final.

So here is the draw:

THURSTONS CUP 2019/20
ROUND 1 - GROUP STAGE 1
GROUP 1 GROUP 2 GROUP 3
1   Callow End A (Tue)     1   St Johns H       1   Callow End XA    
2   St Stephens C     2   Hallow A (Mon)     2   Hallow B (Mon)    
3   Rileys B       3   St Johns Potters     3   St Stephens XH    
4   Droitwich B     4   St Stephens E     4   Callow End E     
GS1/1 1 V 2 3 V 4 1 V 2 3 V 4 1 V 2 3 V 4
GS1/2 2 V 4 1 V 3 2 V 4 1 V 3 2 V 4 1 V 3
GS1/3 4 V 1 3 V 2 4 V 1 3 V 2 4 V 1 3 V 2
                                   
ROUND 2 - GROUP STAGE 2
THURSTONS CUP 2019/20 PLATE
GROUP A       GROUP B GROUP A GROUP B
A1 TOP TWO FROM EACH  GS1 GROUP - DRAWN AT RANDOM PROVIDED NO HOME CLASH B1 A1 LOSING TWO TEAMS FROM EACH GS1 GROUP - DRAWN AT RANDOM PROVIDED NO HOME CLASH B1
A2 B2 A2 B2
A3 B3 A3 B3
GS 2/1 1 V 2     1 V 2 1 V 2     1 V 2
GS 2/2 3 V 1     3 V 1 3 V 1     3 V 1
GS 2/3 2 V 3     2 V 3 2 V 3     2 V 3
FINAL FINAL
WINNER GROUP A   WINNER GROUP B WINNER GROUP A   WINNER GROUP B
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