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League 2005/06
The traditional League was scrapped in favour of a Swiss-Ladder system. A points tally was kept each night (1st-16pts, 2nd-15pts, etc) & players' best five performances totalled to determine final placings.
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Barbarians Open Cup 17th Oct 2005
 
 
 

Belfast Barbarians Subbuteo Club
Season 2005/06


Championship Table (* best 5 of 7 events)

Final Table Events
Played
Goals
F-A
Pts
1 Kenny Beggs 6* 69-09 80
2 Eoin Adams 6* 30-23 69
3 Barry Spence 6* 27-18 68
4 Andrew Morrison 5 22-38 59
5 Alistair Morrison 5 19-19 58
6 Davy Clegg 4 18-14 54
7 Jim McCullough 4 15-39 46
8 Joe McRoberts 3 18-07 45
9 Peter Morrison 4 11-24 45
10 Judith Morrison 3 05-31 27
11 Donal Convery 2 09-11 25
12 Ezio Orru 1 07-03 15
13 Stephen Rodgers 1 08-03 13
14 Mark McKane 1 05-06 8

UTV Reps at Latest Meeting Aug 29th 2006
Seven players - Alistair, Andrew, Peter, Barry, Kenny, Eoin & Joe - came along for some practice prior to Saturday's NI Championships. UTV reporter, Chris Moore and his producer also paid us a visit, regarding some filming they wish to do for a short broadcast about football in Northern Ireland. They hope to use Colin Perry's home stadium.

Italian Plays in Barbarians 7th Ladder Aug 1st 2006
Ezio Orru, of Italian club Cagliari Calcio Tavolo, made a guest appearance during his holiday in Northern Ireland. He took part in the Barbarians' 7th Ladder, winning three matches to finish 2nd, his only defeat being to League Champion, Kenny Beggs. Joe McRoberts was 3rd, followed by Eoin Adams, which was enough to secure 2nd place in the Championship Table, one point ahead of Barry Spence.


Eoin Adams, Donal Convery, Kenny Beggs, Ezio Orru, Barry Spence & Joe McRoberts with the flag of Sardinia, Ezio's home-place.

Exciting Climax to 6th Ladder July 24th 2006
A good turnout of ten people made for an exciting evening's play. Going into the last session, five players were still in with a chance of topping the 4-round swiss ladder. Davy Clegg, Kenny Beggs & Stephen Rodgers were all tied, with Andrew Morrison & Jim McCullough only one point behind. The final matches involving these players were all scoreless at half-time, which would have suited Davy. Things opened up in the 2nd half, however, with Davy beating Stephen 1-0 and Jim losing 1-2 to Eoin Adams, which meant Kenny had to win by at least two goals against Andrew, who had earlier beaten Barry Spence. Once Kenny got his first, however, the floodgates opened and he hit four more to win the 6th Ladder on goal-difference. With only one Ladder remaining, Beggs cannot be caught in the Championship Table, and so becomes the Barbarians League Champion for the 3rd time.

5th Ladder June 26th 2006
Last month's leader of the Championship Table, Eoin Adams, was unable to attend and was overtaken by Kenny Beggs and Barry Spence. Ladder 5 Results

4th Ladder May 8th 2006
The season's 4th Swiss Ladder was topped by Kenny with four victories. Barry was 2nd, his only defeat coming against Kenny in the first match. Eoin (pictured) finished 3rd but still leads the Championship Table, having played one event more. Ladder 4 Results

Spence Wins 3rd Ladder April 24th 2006
Barry Spence won the 3rd Ladder with four victories. Eoin Adams finished 2nd to go top of the
Championship Table. A win and two draws for Peter Morrison clinched 3rd spot in the Ladder. Surprise result of the night saw Judith Morrison beat her father, Alistair, 2-0. Ladder 3 Results

Joe Wins Ladder No.2 March 20th 2006
Only five players were present at the latest Barbarians' meeting but the revised format (using the Swiss-Ladder system) meant that all had a competitive and enjoyable evening's play. Joe McRoberts topped the 2nd Ladder of the season, due to victories over Kenny Beggs, Eoin Adams, Davy Clegg & Jim McCullough. This puts McRoberts & Beggs on equal points at the top of the Championship Table after two events. Ladder 2 Results

New Swiss-Ladder Format Kicks Off 20th Feb 2006
Nine people (four from the Morrison family) made it to the first night of the new format league. A 4-round Swiss Ladder was topped by Kenny, with Joe 2nd and Donal 3rd. The system worked well and an enjoyable night was had by all. Ladder 1 Results


Backlog in League Schedule Developing 23rd Jan 2006
Despite North Down rearranging their scheduled meeting to accommodate the Barbarians, only five league members and one guest were able to make it. This limited the league fixtures which could be played. Three players have still to open their campaign, which is beginning to cause a backlog of fixtures. They will need to make a decision soon about their participation for the remainder of the season. Fixtures | Results

There were discussions about changing the format of the league, as those who attend regularly have already played each other and need to have competitive matches instead of just friendlies.

Barbarians Pre-Christmas Clubnight 13th Dec 2005
Nine players were at the latest meeting. Eoin, Donal, Brian & Anthony kicked off their campaign. Kenny leads by one point ahead of Barry, who is 5 points ahead of Davy & Stephen. Neil, Colin & Simon have still not played any fixtures. North Down's Jim McCullough came along for a few friendlies. Fixtures | Results

2005/06 League Gets Underway 14th Nov 2005
League fixtures commenced, although only half of the 14 entrants were available. Kenny Beggs is the early leader on goal difference, ahead of Stephen Rodgers. Results
The deadline is now past for League entries but other players are welcome to come along for friendlies and Cup Competitions.

Barbarians Top Team At Bangor Open 5th Nov 2005
Barry Spence, Joe McRoberts & Kenny Beggs won the team title for Barbarians at the Bangor National Open, beating a combined England/Scotland team in the Semis and Dublin's Nomadic Celts in the Final. Results

Beggs Wins Season Opener 17th Oct 2005
The new season kicked off with 11 players taking part in the Open Cup, played to a 5-round Swiss format. Kenny Beggs took the honours, winning all his matches. Simon Stewart was 2nd, just finishing ahead of Barry Spence and Stephen Rodgers on goal-difference. Results

Thanks to all who attended, especially the 4 players from other clubs - Davy Clegg, Jim McCullough (North Down) and Brian Moore, Anthony Moore (Bangor). The entrance fees totalled 21 and will go towards the funds for Belfast International Grand Prix, scheduled for May 13th/14th 2006 in W5, Odyssey.