1965 Commonwealth Snooker Championship

The 1965 Commonwealth Snooker Championship was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament, which took place in June 1965 at the Canterbury-Hurlstone RSL Club, Hurlstone Park, New South Wales. The final, held on 9 June, was decided on an aggregate points score across five frames. Eddie Charlton won the tournament by defeating Warren Simpson 369–208 in the final.[1][2]

1965 Commonwealth Snooker Championship
Tournament information
DatesJune 1965
VenueCanterbury-Hurlstone RSL Club
CityHurlstone Park, New South Wales
FormatNon-ranking event
Champion Eddie Charlton (AUS)
Runner-up Warren Simpson (AUS)

Simpson compiled a new Australian record break of 137 against Frank Harris in a preliminary round match.[1]


Players in bold denote match winners.[3]

Best of 9 frames
Aggregate score across 5 frames
  Fred Davis (ENG) 3
  Eddie Charlton (AUS) 5   Eddie Charlton (AUS) 369
  Warren Simpson (AUS) 5   Warren Simpson (AUS) 208
  Newton Gahan (AUS) 2


  1. ^ a b "All-Australian snooker final". The Sydney Morning Herald. 9 June 1965. p. 19.
  2. ^ "Snooker title to Charlton". The Sydney Morning Herald. 10 June 1965. p. 15.
  3. ^ "Sport details: snooker". The Sydney Morning Herald. 9 June 1965. p. 19.