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Organised and promoted by

The English Pool Association

Consultant George Harwood

Contents 2.

Men’s Defending Champion John Roe

23.

World Ladies Seeds One to Four

Tournament Director Alan Benton

3.

Sponsor’s Message

24-25.

4.

Men’s and Ladies’ Roll of Honour

Ladies Individual Draw & Schedules

26-27.

5.

Message from the World Eight-Ball Pool Federation

Preview of Ladies’ Individual contenders

Press Officer Trevor Baxter

28-29.

Ladies’ team fixtures

6.

Defending Men’s team champions England

31.

Under 21 fixtures

32.

7.

Men’s and Ladies’ Championship Programme

Defending Wheelchair Champion Danny Luton

33.

8-9.

World Men’s Seeds One to Eight

Wheelchair World Championship fixtures

34.

10-11.

Men’s Individual Draw & Schedules

Defending Seniors Champion Keith Brewer

35-37.

12-13.

Preview of Men’s Individual contenders

Seniors Championship fixtures

39.

Junior Championship

14-15.

Men’s team fixtures

40-41.

16-21.

Men’s team information

Junior Individual Draw & Schedules

42-43.

Junior team fixtures

22.

Ladies’ defending Champion Sue Thompson

44.

Defending Junior Champion Joe O’Connor MEN’S SINGLES

Sky SPORTS Recording Times

MEN’S TEAM FINAL

LADIES SINGLES FINAL

MEN’S SINGLES FINAL

11:00am

2:00pm

6:00pm

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WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY

WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY

WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY

1ST SEMI-FINAL

2ND SEMI-FINAL MEN’S TEAM

1ST SEMI-FINAL

2ND SEMI-FINAL

Administration Team Mike Perkins Jason Davies Yvonne Armitage Sue Mitchell Terry Billingham Engineering Stan Grant Programme by A-TEC Print Ltd Photography Martin Peach For up to date results and news from the tournament visit www.wepf.org and www.epa.org.uk

1:00pm

TUESDAY 2nd JULY

6:00pm

TUESDAY 2nd JULY

3:30pm

9:00pm

TUESDAY 2nd JULY

TUESDAY 2nd JULY

All information correct at the time of going to press.


2012 Mens World 8 Ball Pool Champion

John Roe 2


Welcome to the

Puma Hotels & Resorts World Pool Championships

2013

Blackpool once again plays host to the world’s premier eight-ball pool event and I am delighted to welcome you here to the World Pool Championships, which for the first time is proudly sponsored by Puma Hotels & Resorts. Puma operate 21 4-star hotels in inspiring locations across the UK, from vibrant city and town centre’s to spectacular coastal resorts and countryside retreats. We have hosted this event at the Imperial Hotel, Blackpool for the last six years and have developed a long and fruitful relationship with the sport of Pool which is undoubtedly one of the most popular activities in the country. This year’s event, like those that have gone before, has been organised by the host country’s English Pool Association on behalf of the world governing body, the World Eightball Pool Federation, and I would like to thank both these organisations for their continued commitment and support. This event is set to be the most exciting yet, with the Sky Sports cameras to televise the later stages of the event, which will ensure those who will not be here in Blackpool have the same opportunity to enjoy all the action and excitement of the No 1 event in Pool – Puma Hotels & Resorts World Eightball Pool Championships.

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Mens Team ENGLAND

2011

Ladies Team ENGLAND

Adam Davis & Emma Cunningham Mens Team IRELAND

2010

Ladies Team ENGLAND

Mick Hill & Sue Thompson Mens Team ENGLAND

2009

Ladies Team WALES

Phil Harrison & Sue Thompson Mens Team ENGLAND

2008

ENGLAND

Ladies Individual SUE THOMPSON (Scotland)

ENGLAND

Mens Individual JOHN ROE (England)

Current Ladies World Team Champions

2012

Current Under 21’s World Team Champions

Roll of honour

Ladies Team ENGLAND

Gareth Potts & Lynette Horsburgh Mens Team ENGLAND

2007

Ladies Team ENGLAND

Gareth Potts & Sue Thompson Mens Team ENGLAND

2006

Ladies Team AUSTRALIA

Mark Selby & Sue Thompson Mens Team IRELAND

2005

Ladies Team FRANCE

Gareth Potts & Emma Cunningham Mens Team ENGLAND

2004

Ladies Team SCOTLAND

Mick Hill & Sue Thompson Mens Team ENGLAND

2003

Ladies Team ENGLAND

Chris Melling & Sue Thompson Mens Team ENGLAND

Ladies Team ENGLAND


President’s message from the

World Eightball Pool Federation On behalf of the World Eight-ball Pool Federation and the Executive committee it is my pleasure and honor to welcome you all to the 2013 World Eight-ball Pool Championships, with special welcome to all of you attending for the first time.

Joe Fanto President

World Eightball Pool Federation

These are the 21st World Eight-ball Pool Championships, and we are grateful to be associated with our main sponsor this year The Puma Group of Hotels & Resorts.

We thank the Puma Hotel team for their financial support and professional approach to working with us to ensure the continued success of the Championships. These Championships are made possible by the special contribution of some dedicated people and sponsors, I take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank them:-

Our hosts the English Pool Association committee and championship management team, lead by Chairman Geoff Wilson, Tournament Director Alan Benton and the great support which has continued for 21 years since the start of these championships in 1992, Mr George Harwood.

The English Pool Referees led by Senior Referee John Hope, and special mention to the visiting international referees.

They all play a very important role to adjudicate and promote the true spirit of the game.

We thank Eight-Ball Pool Associations of our member countries for your promotion of the game throughout the year in your respective countries and the support you give these Championships.

To all competitors, officials,

administrators and

spectators, I invite you to

enjoy the World Eight-ball Pool Championships in

Blackpool England 2013.

This year these Championships will again be televised to millions around the world. During difficult economic times we thank SKYSPORTS for providing such an achievable budget.

Supreme, providers of the Supreme Pool Tables, and Strachan providers of the official cloth. Aramith for providing the Belgium billiard balls used at the Championships. I extend our best wishes for an inspirational performance to all competitors and congratulate you on your achievement to be here.

To all competitors, officials, administrators and spectators, I invite you to enjoy, The Puma Hotels Collection World Eight-ball Pool Championships 2013 in Blackpool England. 5

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Current Men’s team World Champions

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Cha mpi ons h ip P r ogr a mme Ladies Programme

Men’s Programme

SUNDAY 12 noon 1:30pm 4:00pm 6:30pm 9:00pm

23rd JUNE Opening Ceremony Men’s Team Championship Men’s Team Championship Men’s Team Championship Men’s Team Championship

Session Session Session Session

1 2 3 4

MONDAY 1:30pm 4:00pm 6:30pm 9:00pm

24th JUNE Men’s Team Men’s Team Men’s Team Men’s Team

Session Session Session Session

5 6 7 8

TUESDAY 9:00am 11:30am 2:00pm 4:30pm 6:00pm 7:30pm 9:00pm

25th JUNE Men’s Team Championship Men’s Team Championship Men’s Team Championship Men’s Individuals Men’s Individuals Men’s Individuals Men’s Individuals

Championship Championship Championship Championship

Session 9 Session 10 Session 11 Round 1 Round 1 Round 1 Round 1

WEDNESDAY 26th JUNE 9:00am Men’s Individuals Round 1 10:30am Men’s Individuals Round 1 10:30am Men’s Individuals Round 2 12 noon Men’s Individuals Round 2 1:30pm Men’s Individuals Round 2 3:00pm Men’s Individuals Round 2 4:30pm Men’s Individuals Round 2 4:30pm Men’s Individuals Round 3 6:00pm Men’s Individuals Round 3 7:30pm Men’s Individuals Round 3 10:00pm Qualifers Draw for last 64 Mens Individuals THURSDAY 27th JUNE 9:00am Men’s Individuals 11.00am Men’s Individuals 1:00pm Men’s Individuals 4:00pm Men’s Individuals 6:00pm Men’s Individuals 9:00pm Men’s Individuals

4th Round 4th Round 4th Round Last 32 Last 32 Last 16

FRIDAY 28th JUNE 9:00am Men’s Team Championship 11:30am Men’s Team Championship 2:00pm Men’s Team Championship 5:00pm Men’s Individuals

Session 12 Session 13 Session 14 Quarter’s

23rd JUNE Opening Ceremony Ladies Team Championship Ladies Team Championship Ladies Team Championship

Session 1 Session 2 Session 3

MONDAY 9:30am 11:30am 4:30pm 6:30pm

24th JUNE Ladies Individuals Ladies Individuals Ladies Individuals Ladies Individuals

1st Round 1st Round Last 32 Last 32

TUESDAY 9:30pm 12:30pm 4:00pm

25th JUNE Ladies Team Championship Ladies Team Championship Ladies Team Championship

Session 4 Session 5 Session 6

THURSDAY 27th JUNE Ladies Individuals 1:00pm Ladies Team Championship 3:00pm Ladies Team Championship 6:30pm

Last 16 Session 7 Session 8

FRIDAY 28th JUNE 9:00am Ladies Team Championship 12:30pm Ladies Team Championship 4:00pm Ladies Individuals

Session 9 Session 10 Quarters

SATURDAY 29th JUNE Ladies World Masters Ladies World Masters SUNDAY 30th JUNE Ladies World Ladies World Ladies World Ladies World Ladies World

Masters Masters Masters Masters Masters

Last 64 Last 64

Session 15 Session 16 Session 17 Final Final

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1ST SEMI-FINAL 1:00PM TUESDAY 2nd JULY

2ND SEMI-FINAL 3:30PM TUESDAY 2nd JULY

MEN’S TEAM 1ST SEMI-FINAL 6:00PM TUESDAY 2nd JULY

2ND SEMI-FINAL 9:00PM TUESDAY 2nd JULY

MEN’S TEAM FINAL 11:00AM WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY

LADIES SINGLES FINAL 2:00PM WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY

10:00am

Ladies Team Semi-Finals (1 v 4) (2 v 3)

Semi’s

2:30pm 5:30pm

Ladies Individuals Ladies Team Final

Semi’s Final

WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY 2:00pm Ladies Individuals

MEN’S SINGLES

Last 32 Last 16 Quarters Semi’s Final

MONDAY 1st JULY All further games in Washington Suite

WORLD MASTERS TAKES PLACE ON FRIDAY 28th, SATURDAY 29th JUNE & SUNDAY 30th JUNE MONDAY 1st JULY All further games in Washington Suite 9:30am Men’s Team Championship 12 noon Men’s Team Championship 2:30pm Men’s Team Championship 5:30pm World Masters Plate 5:30pm World Pool Masters 8:00pm Team Play-Offs Final Pos. (3 x 6) and (4 x 5)

SUNDAY 12 noon 1:30pm 5:00pm 8:30pm

Sky Sports Broadcasting Times

Final

MEN’S SINGLES FINAL 6:00PM WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY


Seeds the

for

World

Name: John Age: 33

Roe

Lives: Yaxley, Peterborough Nickname: Roey

John Roe returns to Blackpool carrying extra pressure as defending champion. The Peterborough cueman and England international upset the form book 12 months with his final win over friend and roommate, Lee Kendall. Now, he's back to try and retain his men's singles crown; a feat that has rarely been achieved. Roe, a recent Challenge Tour winner over Craig Waddingham, admits he's not sure what to expect this time. "I'm looking forward to Blackpool but I am not hold-

ing up my hopes too high," he claims. "I feel a lot more pressure this time because a lot more people expect you to do well," added Roe who was unseeded 12 months ago. "I've got so much more to lose this year rather than trying to win something last time. "But I've enjoyed being world champion. You get more recognition from it and more people know who you are on the pool circuit. "However, you are also expected to do amazing things and really I am just a normal person."

Name: Tom Age: 24

Lives: Attleborough, Norfolk Nickname: Tomcat

Cousins

Second seed Tom Cousins has been putting in the hours on his practice table to get ready for the Worlds. Having recently moved back to Norfolk from Hereford, Tom has been absorbed with his house move. But the dad of one remains optimistic he can live up to his lofty status once he arrives at Blackpool. "I haven't really picked up my cue since I got back from the last Tour," he explained. "So my form is non existent at the moment. But I still believe I can do well even if my form at the

Name: Lee Age: 43

Kendall

Lee Kendall came so close last year to fulfilling his pool career ambition of winning the world singles title. But sadly for the long-serving England skipper he came up just short after a cracking match against John Roe. However, he's back for another shot at the trophy. And despite recent health issues that have curtailed his practice, Kendall is optimistic of another extended run. "It will be interesting to see how I play," said Arsenal fan Kendall.

Name: Tom Age: 24

Price

A semi-finalist in 2012, window cleaner Price is looking to move two rungs up the ladder this year. Indeed, it would be a fantastic 25th birthday celebration for the Newport born cueman if he lifts the trophy during the tournament. "It's my birthday on the last day of the Championships," he explains. "So, it would be fantastic if I won it. "I know I am capable of doing it. "Last year I beat probably the best player (Tom Cousins) and lost to someone I should have beaten. (John Roe)

Worlds hasn't always been the best. "I wouldn't say anyone can win the title. I reckon the top eight seeds and one or two more. "And if I was going to put money on it, I'd say Craig Waddingham is the man to beat. On his day, he is awesome." Tom was a quarter-finalist 12 months ago, losing eventually 9-7 to Tom Price. Cousins is currently ranked fourth on the UK Tour but lost 7-5 to Paul Riley in the last 64 of the last Tour.

Lives: Stoke On Trent Nickname: The Fox

"I've not been playing that badly. It's just I haven't practiced as much as I would normally have done at this stage. "But I definitely still think I can win the title. "John will be there or thereabouts again. But as it's been proved in the past, it's always harder to go back and defend it." Kendall is ninth on the UK Tour rankings after three events this season. But at the time of going to press, he topped the Premier League table with eight wins from nine outings.

Lives: Cheltenham Nickname: Pricey

"In the end I let the occasion get the better of me. I could hardly pot a ball," he admits of his 10-4 defeat. "Hopefully, if I get to that stage again, I will know what to expect and do a lot better." Price also reached the last four of the 2013 European Championships before losing 7-2 against Giuseppe D'Imperio. Price is a lowly 41st on the current UK Tour rankings but a far better player than that position suggests. Marc Fleming of Scotland halted his progress in the last 32 of the previous Tour.

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Championships 2013 Name: Giuseppe Age: 20

D’Imperio

Lives: Twickenham Nickname: G-Force

Twelve months ago, D'Imperio was on cue to become one of the youngest world champions ever. He reached the semi-finals, playing some outstanding pool before coming up against one of pool's most experienced exponents. And Lee Kendall used all his craft and know how to carve out a 10-5 victory. However, D'Imperio is fancied in many quarters to go all the way this year. He finished runner-up to Keith Brewer at the European Championships and recently reached the semi-finals of the UK Tour, losing 8-7 to Mark White.

D'Imperio, a former accountancy student, is second on the UK Tour rankings behind Tour three winner, Ben Flack. In 2009, he was runner-up in the World Juniors. "Winning the world title would mean everything," he said. "It's the most prestigious event we play in and it's the one everyone wants to win. "Hopefully, I have got every chance. Maybe the fact I was playing on television for the first time last year didn't help. "If that happens again I am sure I will handle it differently."

Name: Craig Age: 25

Lives: Scunthorpe Nickname: Man With No Nickname

Waddingham

Craig Waddingham gave a startling performance at the WEPF World Championships of three years ago. The dad of one came from out of the blue to almost snatch the title. In total, Waddingham won 11 matches, including four qualifying for the final stages at Hinckley, before losing 10-5 to Gareth Potts in the semi-finals. Now, he's back at Blackpool as a seed and determined to build on that remarkable performance. "I'd like to go two matches better this time," said the betting shop worker. "And starting from a seeded position will also hopefully help me.

Name: Karl Age: 23

O’Donoghue

O'Donoghue has been an annual visitor to Blackpool with the Irish squad for a number of years now. Last year he enjoyed his best ever individual results reaching the quarter-finals before a 9-5 defeat against Giuseppe D'Imperio. En route to the last eight he also put out local Blackpool favourite Lee Anderson and reigning European champion, Keith Brewer. O'Donoghue, a barman in Laytown, returns to the Fylde Coast in decent nick. Seeded four, he reached the final of the recent Irish Pool Championships. And that was no mean feat as the event attracted a

Name: Avtar Age: 35

Singh

Not one to lack confidence, Singh is hopeful of a best ever showing at the WEPF World Championships. "I know if I play to my potential I have got a really good chance," he confirmed. "But I think the Championships are wide open. I believe as many as 20 players have a major chance. "However, if I was to narrow it down, my money would be on Giuseppe D'Imperio. He is a fantastic player." Singh, at least, has one trophy to his name when he

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"I just took it game by game last time, had a bit of rub and things fell into place. "To be honest, I haven't practiced too much recently because of work. But I will get it done before Blackpool." Waddingham, proud father of Kye, wouldn't mind some extra cash. "My girlfriend, Erica, is expecting our second on July 27 so the winners' cheque would come in handy. "She'll be coming over to support me and at least if she goes into labour early, the hospital is just round the corner."

Lives: Laytown, County Meath Nickname: Jackal

record entry of 265 players, showing the depth of the Irish game. O'Donoghue put out top seed, Sean Hoey, in the semi-finals before losing 10-6 in the final against John Columb. "I am playing well and I am confident my game has improved from last year," he says. "These days the World Championship is wide open and everyone believes they have a chance of winning. "I'd like to think I can include myself in that number."

Lives: Bristol Nickname: Avi

cues up this week. Victory over Partab Singh gave him victory in the Bristol Pool League singles final. "I've been trying for a few years to win it so I was really pleased," he added. Previous champions include Ben Flack, a winner of the last UK Tour event. In contrast, Singh suffered a 7-5 defeat to Lee Grout in the last 128 but aims for better fortune at the Worlds. When he's not involved in pool Singh works in the security business.


First Round (Best of 15)

Last 32 (Best of 15)

Score

Thur 27th June - 4.00pm

Thurs - 1 pm

Thursday 27th June - 11.00 am

Thursday 27th June - 9.00 am

Score 1

JOHN ROE (S1)

V

PRELIM 1

2

JOHAN ATTARD (MAL)

V

PRELIM 2

3

LAKESH BADHAN (IND)

V

PRELIM 3

4

MARC FLEMING (SCO)

V

PRELIM 4

5

KYLE EDWARDS (WAL)

V

DAVID PAYET (RI)

6

BARRY KITCHENER JNR (AUS) V

PRELIM 5

7

MATTHEW O'HARA (IRE)

V

PRELIM 6

8

CRAIG WADDINGHAM (S6)V

PRELIM 7

9

AVTAR SINGH (S8)

V

PRELIM 8

10

THOMAS MORROW (NI)

V

PRELIM 9

11

WAYNE SMITH (WAL)

V

PRELIM 10

12

KEVIN MERCIECA (MAL)

V

CHARLY VERWEARDE (FRA)

13

J.J. FAUL (SA)

V

PRELIM 11

14

VIDESH SABHARWAL (IND) V

PRELIM 12

15

JACK POPLE (ENG)

V

PRELIM 13

16

TOM PRICE (S4)

V

PRELIM 14

17

LEE KENDALL (S3)

V

PRELIM 15

18

ANTHONY CHIA (AUS)

V

PRELIM 16

19

RUSSELL BURGESS (WAL) V

PRELIM 17

20

SEAN SHARKEY (IRE)

V

PRELIM 18

21

ROB WARRANDER (SCO)

V

PRELIM 19

22

NEIL TOMS (ENG)

V

PRELIM 20

23

AMEUR ABDELATI RIAD (MOR) V

PRELIM 21

24

KARL O'DONOGHUE (S7) V

PRELIM 22

25

GIUSEPPE D'IMPERIO (S5)V

PRELIM 23

26

HITEN PATEL (IND)

V

PRELIM 24

27

KARL SUTTON (ENG)

V

MARTIN MWANGI (KEN)

28

RAY CARUANA (MAL)

V

PRELIM 25

29

MARCUS JACKSON (AUS)

V

PRELIM 26

30

NIGEL CRAIG (NI)

V

PRELIM 27

31

STEPHEN DEMPSEY (IRE)

V

PRELIM 28

32

TOM COUSINS (S2)

V

PRELIM 29

Thur 27th June - 6.00pm

10

Last 16 (Best of 15)

Thur 27th June - 9.00p


pm

Men’s Individual Championships

2013

Quarter-finals (Best of 17)

Fri 28th June - 5.00pm

Semi-finals (Best of 19)

Tues 2nd July - 1.00pm

Fri 28th June - 5.00pm

FINAL (Best of 21)

Wed 3rd July - 6.00pm

Fri 28th June - 5.00pm

Defending champion

JOHN ROE

Tues 2nd July - 3.30pm

TOTAL PRIZE FUND OF

£17,500

Fri 28th June - 5.00pm

WINNER

£6,000

LOSING SEMIS

£1,500

RUNNER-UP

LOSING QTRS

LAST 16

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£2,500 £700 £400


Other Cham con DUCKS IN A ROE-LINING UP FOR SHOT AT CHAMPION

The introduction to this feature last season suggested the 2012 event would be the most open championships for years and a year later there is every reason to believe the 2013 version is equally tough to call.

Keith Brewer

Peterborough’s John Roe came out of virtually nowhere to lift the trophy and who is to say there won’t be a repeat. Certainly the split in the game after the 2011 Worlds ensures it’s tough to call a winner but there is positive news for the future with former World Champion Phil Harrison returning for next year’s World Championships.

The Cambridgeshire window cleaner is having to sit out a year after giving up his professional status and will be back in 2014 shooting for the top prize.

Marc Fleming

Ben Flack

Ameur Abdelati Riad

So, who will be in contention? How about Keith Brewer, former singles runner-up, ex England captain and now a major player on the over 50’s circuit of which he is the current World Champion. Just for good measure the Poole based star is also the reigning European champion having seen off rivals half of his age at Blackpool earlier this year. Brewer’s win over Giuseppe D’Imperio came 14 years after his previous Euro. crown, Keith seems to be getting better with age.

The world title is the one major prize missing from his collection and the “Brew” could definitely come to the boil in Blackpool. With the rapid growth of the World Rules game in Europe, there are several players in contention for the “World Crown”. Scotland have emerged as a major force in the sport and Pat McCarron European semi-finalist is joined by Marc Fleming and Rob Warrander the national seeds amongst the many who may be around when the trophies are handed out.

And sooner or later we are going to see 3 times former World junior champion Darren Matthew take his place in the worlds elite. Former World Master Ben Flack of England is another who has given up his professional status and is again eligible to compete in the World Championships, he is also leading the rankings on the UK tour. Let’s not forget the current World Master Jack Pople, a former European winner who could be about to move up a gear and take the World title. 12


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ntenders Russell Burgess is another in a fine vein of form and very capable of having a say in the destination of the title, Wales already have Tom Price and Tom Cousins in the top 4 seeds of this years championships. The team from India have some top class players including seeded Hiten Patel and another ex-professional Partab Singh amongst others who could be involved in the televised stages. Malta have former European champion Clayton Attard in their ranks and have a very strong team in the championships of which at least 5 are capable of challenging for the title including Johan Attard, Ray Caruana and Kevin Mercieca their other seeded players.

And an overseas victory is long overdue. Australian Quinten Hann was the last winner from outside the UK or Ireland to take the trophy home in 1998. Ben Nunan reached the semi-finals in 2011 but is one of their big guns not making the trip, the poor dollar to pound exchange rate for Australians coming to Britain has resulted in a number of leading players staying at home.

However it would be foolish to write off the men from Down Under and you can bet that their squad aren’t travelling halfway round the world just to make up the numbers. Such is the cosmopolitan nature of the championships this year we just might get a surprise from one of the African contingent. They have plenty of top level players with South Africa’s J.J. Faul their seeded player who is currently based in the UK and gaining experience on the main tour, very capable of causing a few surprises at this years event.

Players from Kenya, Moroco and even Reunion Island will be very much an unknown quantity at the Championships. Reunion is a French speaking island in the Indian Ocean with a population of around 800,000. It’s a long way to come for a game of pool but their representatives are more than welcome. The Moroccans are less of an unknown quantity and are becoming regular visitors, Ameur Abdelati Riad impressed everyone at last years worlds before losing 8-4 in the last 16 to Giuseppe D’Imperio.

men’s

Jack Pople

J.J. Faul

Russell Burgess

It promises to be a fascinating 11 days of competition with an element of surprise guaranteed at every turn. Place your bets on the identity of the new champion.

Hiten Patel

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Session 2

Session 3

Session 4

4:00pm

6:30pm

9:00pm

Session 5

Session 6

Session 7

Session 8

1:30pm

4:00pm

6:30pm

9:00pm

MONDAY 24th JUNE

Session 1

1:30pm

SUNDAY 23rd JUNE Game 2 India Morocco GAME 7 Morocco England GAME11 N.Ireland Australia Game 15 Kenya South Africa GAME 20 Reunion Isle India GAME 26 India South Africa GAME 29 Malta Australia Game 32 Morocco Wales

Game 1 England Ireland

GAME 6 Scotland N.Ireland

GAME 10 South Africa Malta

Game 14 France Reunion Isle

GAME 19 Wales England

GAME 25 England Reunion Isle

GAME 28 Kenya Scotland

Game 31 South Africa England

Game 33 Scotland France

GAME 30 Ireland India

GAME 27 France N.Ireland

GAME 21 South Africa France

Game 16 Malta N.Ireland

GAME 12 Ireland Scotland

GAME 8 Wales France

Game 3 Kenya Wales

GAME 34 Australia Kenya

GAME 22 N.Ireland Kenya

GAME 17 Australia Scotland

GAME 13 India Wales

GAME 9 Reunion Isle Kenya

GAME 4 Malta Reunion Isle

FIXTURES

GAME 35 Ireland Malta

GAME 23 Scotland Malta

GAME 18 Morocco Ireland

GAME 5 Australia South Africa

GAME 36 N.Ireland India

GAME 24 Ireland Australia

(England)

Gordon Males (Australia)

Lindsay Darghoender (South Africa)

Referees

John Hope

Senior Referee:

REFEREES

TOURNAMENT

Alan Benton

DIRECTOR:

TOURNAMENT

Team Championships

Men’s World


Session 10

Session 11

11:30am

2:00pm

Session 13

Session 14

11:30am

2:00pm

Session 16

Session 17

12:00pm

2:30pm

GAME 43 Scotland England GAME 48 Reunion Isle Wales GAME 53 Wales South Africa GAME 58 Australia Morocco GAME 63 Malta Morocco GAME 68 Reunion Isle Ireland GAME 72 N.Ireland South Africa GAME 76 Reunion Isle Australia

GAME 42 Morocco South Africa

GAME 47 N.Ireland Morocco

GAME 52 Morocco Scotland

GAME 57 Ireland France

GAME 62 India France

GAME 67 France England

GAME 71 Scotland Reunion Isle

GAME 75 England India

FINAL

11:00am

WEDNESDAY 3rd JULY

2nd SEMI FINAL

1st SEMI FINAL

PLAY OFF (3 v 6 and 4 v 5)

GAME 38 India Scotland

GAME 37 England N.Ireland

9:00pm

6:00pm

TUESDAY 2nd JULY

8:00pm

Session 15

9:30am

MONDAY 1st JULY

Session 12

9:00am

FRIDAY 28th JUNE

Session 9

9:00am

TUESDAY 25th JUNE

GAME 77 Kenya Malta

GAME 73 Wales Malta

GAME 69 Kenya Morocco

GAME 64 England Australia

GAME 59 South Africa Reunion Isle

GAME 54 Reunion Isle N.Ireland

GAME 49 South Africa Scotland

GAME 44 Australia India

GAME 39 France Australia

GAME 78 N.Ireland Ireland

GAME 74 France Morocco

GAME 70 Australia Wales

GAME 65 Scotland Wales

GAME 60 Wales N.Ireland

GAME 55 Malta England

GAME 50 India Malta

GAME 45 Malta France

GAME 40 Morocco Reunion Isle

GAME 66 South Africa Ireland

GAME 61 England Kenya

GAME 56 Kenya India

GAME 51 France Kenya

GAME 46 Ireland Kenya

GAME 41 Wales Ireland

Wednesday 3rd July 11.00am World Team Championship Final

Tuesday 2nd July 6.00pm 1st Semi Final 9.00pm 2nd Semi Final

TELEVISED MATCHES

Richard Rhodes

Terry Billingham

Sky Sports Referees:

Lloyd Clarke (England)

Dominique Chiu (England)


Yet again the team will be captained by stalwart Lee Kendall, backed up by the current world champion John Roe, 2012 European and world

Steve Mills the England team Manager comments “I have no doubt we can follow up last year’s success with another England win”.

Team England again come into this year’s championships as number one seeds after winning in 2012.

JOHN ROE LEE KENDALL JACK POPLE KARL SUTTON BEN FLACK NEIL TOMS DARREN PRICE GAVIN LOMAX ROB WHARNE ANDY LAKIN

Neil Toms

Karl Sutton

Jack Pople

Ben Flack

Lee Kendall

John Roe

NIGEL CRAIG JAMIE KITCHEN GREGORY FEENEY THOMAS MORROW CHRIS McMULLAN PEARSE SHARRATT MATT SULLIVAN NOEL MEARA MARTIN POWERS KEVIN SMYTH

Nigel Craig

DAVID PAYET THIERRY GRONDIN SALIM ADAM DAMIEN GRONDIN JOHAN CADET ZAYD RUMJAUN ARCHAD JOOMUN MOHAMMAD ADAM IBRAHIM OMARJEE FRANCOIS TARTAROLI

Jamie Kitchen

Championship Teams

2013 World Men’s


JOHAN ATTARD RAY CARUANA MARIO BRINCAT CLAYTON ATTARD ANTON CUSCHIERI MARIO CUTAJAR KEVIN MERCIECA JASON MIFSUD CHRIS TABONE

Rob Wharne

masters champion Jack Pople as well as Ben Flack. Returning from last year’s winning team are Neil Toms Karl Sutton and Darren Price. New players for 2013 are Gavin Lomax, Rob Wharne and Andy Lakin who I have no doubt will prove themselves on the international stage as they constantly do at county level. Gavin Lomax

Steve Mills

Darren Price

Andy Larkin

STEPHEN DEMPSEY KARL O’DONOGHUE MATTHEW O'HARA DAVID BURNS NEIL MADIGAN DAVID MCQUILLAN SHAUN SHARKEY RONAN FAY TERRY PARKER DECLAN HOUGH

Stephen Dempsey

Karl O'Donoghue

Current European champions Team Malta will be looking to flourish this year’s success by winning the world title for the first time. Finalists in 2006 Malta are fielding experienced players that won the European Title 3 times in 2002, 2008 and 2013. Clayton Attard, European Singles Champion in 2011, will be leading the Maltese team together with the highly experienced Anton Cuschieri nicknamed big Tony. European team members’ winners Mario Cutajar, Ray Caruana and Johan Attard together with Mario Brincat, Christ Tabone and debutant Jason Mifsud will offer great challenge for the title.

David McQuillan

Declan Hough


If the team reach the televised stages which are played on the bigger table, they will take some beating.

The team has 4 players in the last 64 of the World Singles and great things are expected in both the team and the singles events.

This is the strongest Indian team for many a year. A mixture of youth and experience. Although the team has yet to reach the televised stages of this event, India are confident that the current team have the ability to reach the final stages this year.

VIKAS SABHARWAL HARJEET SINGH PARTAB SINGH SUNNY SINGH HITEL PATEL LAKHESH BHADHAN VIKH MAKH VIVEK MAKH AVTAR SINGH VIDESH SABHARWAL

Avtar Singh

Hiten Patel

Vikas Sabharwal

Partab Singh

Lakhesh Bhadhan

Harjeet Singh

Ousaama Al Masskini

ACHRAF FARAJ AMEUR ABDELATI RIAD OMAR MOUNCHID YASSER HANCHI AMRANI MOSTAFA BOUKRI JAOUAD TABIT BOUCHAIB FARHAT OUSAAMA AL MASSKINI KASSAM ZITOUNI

Mostafa Boukri

Omar Mounchid

Achraf Faraj

Jaouad Tabit

Yasser Hanchi Amrani

Ameur Abdelati Riad

Championship Teams

2013 World Men’s


Jean-Christophe Ouaknine

Benoit Dumez

EDDY MAHE CHARLY VERWEARDE BENOIT DUMEZ FELIX VICENTE DAVID GONZALEZ JEAN CHRISTOPHE OUAKNINE JEAN-FRANCOIS FLAMENT JEROME GLOAGUEN

Vivek Makh

Jean-Franc ̧ois Flament

Félix Vicente

Eddy Mahe

Vikh Makh

Jerome Gloaguen

David Gonzalez

Charly Verwaerde

Videsh Sabharwal

Australia travel to this year’s world titles with its most inexperienced side it has sent. But what it lacks in experience it makes up for in enthusiasm. Marcus Jackson will captain this year’s team and will be assisted by vice-captain Barry Kitchener. These two players will be the only players to have played on the big stage at the world titles and a lot will be expected from these two to lead from the front. There are a couple of excitement machines in this year’s team so expect big things from the Big Unit Dax Wasley, who always sports a stand out hair style to match his ability on the table. Kris Jones and Anthony Chia also have great A games and will be crowd pleaser's. Ian Chung, Dene Heremaia and Phil Thorp make up the squad and all 3 have been very successful at Australian Titles over several years and are looking forward to testing themselves at World level. Manager is again Damien Smith who will once more be looking to securing a finals spot and go further than last year’s Elimination Semi Final. You can never discount Australia whoever they send to the titles they are here to win and try and bring another teams title back to Australia.

BARRY KITCHENER JNR. ANTHONY CHIA MARCUS JACKSON DAX WASLEY DENE HEREMAIA IAN CHUNG KRIS JONES PHILLIP THORP

Kassam Zitouni

Ian Chung

Phil Thorpe

Kris Jones

Marcus Jackson

Dene Heremaia

Anthony Chia

Dax Wasley

Barry Kitchener


Expect some fireworks during this year’s world championships, with many additions to the ranks in all the categories Wales will be looking to make their mark and get back to the their top 3 Position in the world. A squad rebuilding mission is well under way in the Men’s and Ladies teams with many new players keen to show their talents off.

TOM PRICE RUSSELL BURGESS KYLE EDWARDS WAYNE SMITH PAUL HAWKINS COLM EVANS ANDREW HUGHES DANNY GARSTON DAVE HUGHES

A player to be feared after reaching both semi finals of the 2012 World and European championships. Quite simply an amazing player who can beat anyone on his day. A great team performer as well after finishing top of the welsh rankings in 2012 / 2013 season.

Tom Price

retained his place in the 2013 squad with some solid performances over the season and finished 3rd in the overall rankings to gain a seeded spot in this year’s singles championships.

Kyle Edwards

Having just won the Belgium open for the 2nd year running and the top of the European averages this year Russell is certainly “on-Form” and could be one to watch for this year’s singles title. One of the PFW’s longest serving squad players, experience is Russell’s strong point and he is sure to make a significant contribution to this year’s team effort.

Russell Burgess

Captain of the men’s team and also known as the “rhino”, Wayne will guarantee some noise and banter during the championships. Wayne we like to call “super glue”, he keeps the team well bonded and ensures the squad stick together, whether playing or managing Wayne will sure let some steam off should Wales bring the World title home to go with their European championship title for 2011.

Wayne Smith

Garry is making his debut at the World team event after a successful Euro's campaign in February. Had the pleasure of potting the winning 8 ball v England in the final at the recent Euro's! Gaz has a wealth of experience playing over 10 years on the UK pool tours.

Garry Southern

MATT BRANNAN ROB WARRANDER PAT McCARRON DARREN MATTHEW MARTIN McINTOSH ALAN MACLEOD GARRY SOUTHERN NEIL ARMSTRONG MARC FLEMING MARK McGAULEY

Matt recently captained the Scotland B Team in winning the 2013 European Championships in Blackpool earlier this year. Was a member of the British Lions on their recent tour of South Africa. A current member of the UK Pool Tour Matt will be a great addition and will

Matt Brannan

"Baba" as he is known to us has played his way into this squad with his contribution at last years event and the previous three Europeans. C u r r e n t E u r o p e a n B E v e n t Te a m Champion. Multiple Tour winner in Fife and has ra c e d t h r o u g h t h e I n t e r n a t i o n a l Ranking List and is currently ranked No 2.

Rab Warrander

Like Darren, Patty has been part of our set up since a very early age and is also a multiple World Champion at both Junior and Under 21 Level. Current Scotland Captain and regular in the squad since leaving u21's. Patty must be another contender for the singles this year after a good run at the Euros. Losing out to eventual winner Keith Brewer in the Semi Final.

Pat McCarron

Daz has been part of the SEPF since he was 12 years old. Three times Junior World Champion. Recent member of the successful British Lions tours of Australia and Malta. Regular winner of Regional and National Events. If he is up for it would have a major chance in the singles.

Darren Matthew

Championship Teams

2013 World Men’s


RAHIM HAJI

MARTIN MWANGI

FARUK KHAN

ZAHEED HARUANI

STEPHEN MANN

DECLAN MANN

SHAKEEL BARADHIA

Recently came through our trial system after many years away from the game having played at Junior level. A fine cueist and a player to look out for, who has all the shots to cause a few upsets.

Colm Evans

Tom Price...... Has excelled again this year and Wales are proud of his achievements. Tom won his first PFW men's tour in 2011 and also made the PFW squad in the same year. He was part of the PFW team that narrowly lost to Ireland in the European Championships final by 8 - 7 and in doing so was the Welsh player of the tournament. Tom has great ability and can beat anyone on his day. Tom also reached the SKY SPORTS televised stages of the 2012 World Singles in Blackpool and lost to the eventual winner, look out Tom Price is back to have another go at the title this year.

Another player who came through this year’s trials to earn a spot in the world team. One of the most solid players you will meet, and a match for any player on his day.

Danny Garston

A former under 21 and Men’s European champion. Andrew is a fantastic player with the all round game and a player to look out for in the future. He gained his place in the squad after some amazing performances on the welsh tour in 2012.

Andrew Hughes

European player of the year 2011, with a short spell out of the game Paul is now refreshed and ready to deliver again on the pool table, Paul is another one of our most experienced players.

Paul Hawkins

NATHAN RUPPING

CHARL JONCK

JACOBUS LE ROUX

CHARLES WAHLSTRAND

LUCAS VENTER

KEEGAN PILLAY

J.J. FAUL

Alan Macleod age 42, Scotland squad member since 2011 was a member of the winning European Championship B team 2013. Has a long list of success in Scottish pool. Wins include Scottish Masters Champion 2011 & 2012 Scottish Open finalist 2013.

Alan MacLeod

A memb er of t he E urop ean Championship winning team 2013. Neil resides in Cumbria and has been county champion on 4 occasions. Several Scottish Tour wins, a valuable member of what is a very strong Scottish team.

Neil Armstrong

The SEPF are delighted to welcome Marc Davis back into the fold as he is now competing and winning again on our Regional Tours and National Events. Marc (25) has now joined the Professional Snooker Circuit

Could this be another Mark Selby?

and last season competed on the PTC Tour where he got as high as 79th in the rankings. Having missed out on the Team event due to our stringent qualification process Marc will be competing in both The World Singles and The World Masters. He will be a serious threat to all if bringing his 'A' game to Blackpool especially if he can make it through to the televised stages on the bigger table.

Marc Davis

The last of the 4 players in our squad that have came through the ranks of the SEPF from Junior Level. Marc is currently number 1 seed on our International Ranking list and the level of consistency he has shown over the last few years since stepping up from the under 21's is quite remarkable. Fearless at the table and possesses unbelievable natural talent.

Marc Fleming

This will be Mark's Second vist to The Worlds after finishing joint top of the rankings at the Euros. Mark's commitment over the last year is incredible. He is now living in Australia and has travelled back home to compete in this event. Recently engaged to be married and tells me he is a changed man. No longer a Spice Boy then Mark ?

Mark McGauley

Mac Mac is another success story from our junior ranks playing for years in the same team as Daz and Patty in the junior ranks and is a Team World Champion at that level. Narrowly failed to make The Brittish Lions Squad last year missing out by just one frame at the qualifier. Highly respected for his talent and has won the last three Region one tours in a row. He is tha man on form coming into this years event and therefore must be a contender.

Martin McIntosh

add invaluable experience to the squad.


2012 Ladies World 8 Ball Pool Champion

Sue Thompson 22


Ladies Seeds for the World Championships 2013 Name: Emma Seed: One

Cunningham

Emma Cunningham is back as top seed for 2013 despite suffering her worst ever performance at last season’s World Championships. The Northern Ireland born cue queen was again expected to challenge for a title she's won on two occasions. Instead, Cunningham came a cropper in the last 32, beaten 6-5 by Sharon Wright. However, defeat was no disgrace as Wright reached the final before succumbing to Sue Thompson. And most girls have come off second best against Thompson.... until this year. The defending champion announced her retirement after lifting the trophy in 2012, giving Cunningham and others a belief, it may be their year. Indeed, it's been Cunningham’s misfortune trying to win trophies in an era when Thompson has dominated.

Name: Barbara Seed: Two

Taylor

Barbara Taylor is on the rise; certainly in the WEPF World Championship rankings. One of eight ball pool's most durable and engaging characters, the long-serving England international is seeded two this year, a jump of one position on 2012. Taylor reached the last 16 12 months ago but was disappointed by her eventual 6-2 exit against English rival, Emma Wilkinson. However, Wilkinson is a fine player as she demonstrated by securing a first ever European singles title earlier this year. Taylor is a previous European champion and also runner-up to friend and former England captain, Jackie Baker. But this year's event wasn't her finest hour, beaten in the preliminary round by experienced Welsh rival, Collette Henriksen. However, she did get her hands on a trophy as a member of England's victorious ladies squad.

Name: Jackie Seed: Three

Baker

Lives: Milton Keynes Nickname: Emz, Wookie

But the Newry raised star has proved a match for the former Scottish international. In 2005, she became the youngest ever recipient of the title, beating Thompson in the final. And while it was a long time between titles, Cunningham finally triumphed again in the ladies singles final of 2011, beating Australian Renata Delahunty 8-2. Cunningham made her World Championship debut back in 2003 when remarkably she reached the last four. In 2004, she progressed to the final but couldn’t stop Thompson lifting the trophy. Despite Thompson’s dominance, Cunningham is only one of four girls to have won the ladies world title since 1993. In addition to her World 8-Ball Singles crowns, Cunningham is also a former winner of the the World Masters. Sister Mary is also a useful pool player and has represented Northern Ireland.

Lives: Rainham, Kent Nickname: Babs

Taylor has been a World Championship regular for more years than she probably cares to remember! And the tournament has provided plenty of highs and lows. Indeed, she suffered the contrasting emotions in the same match. The occasion was the 2008 ladies singles final. Delight at qualifying for her first individual showpiece turned into disappointment as local star Lynette Horsburgh waltzed off with the spoils. The Kent stalwart also progressed to a last two shootout of the 2010 World Masters only to lose 6-4 to Michelle Brown. However, Barbara has numerous world titles to her name as one of the pillars of the all-conquering England ladies team. And it's a good bet she will be at the business end of the Championships once more this year. Other titles on her CV include 2005 Home Internationals and 2002 and 2006 National Ladies singles.

Lives: Gravesend Nickname: Betty Boop

Jackie Baker admits her 17th successive World Championship appearance will provide mixed emotions. It's the first time in nearly two decades the Kent based cueist won't be taking part in the ladies team championship after announcing her international retirement earlier this year. “I didn’t intend playing at the Worlds,” she explained. “But when I found out I was seeded, I couldn’t really turn down the chance. After winning the team title on 11 occasions, many of them as captain, Baker admits it will feel strange competing as an individual.

"Most girls will tell you the most important thing is the team and anything that happens in the singles is a bonus," she explained. "So, it will be sad in that way I won't be part of it again. "But I am looking forward to just playing singles with the pressure off." Baker has yet to get beyond the quarter-finals despite her outstanding team record. However, Baker and the rest are boosted by Sue Thompson's absence. "It will certainly open it up for the rest of us because she has dominated. "In fact, I think it's going to be open championships for a long time."

Name: Lynette Seed: Four

Country: Blackpool Nickname: Spinney

Horsburgh

Lynette is one of only two girls in the field to have been crowned world champion. And she’s also back in her home town as a seed for 2013. So, will it be ‘Spinney’s year again as it was in 2008? Despite now only competing in local events since becoming a mum two years ago, Horsburgh is still a force to be reckoned with. In fact, last year she came within a couple of wins of two major titles, losing 7-5 to Sharon Wright in the World Championship and 6-5 in the World Masters final to Sue Thompson.

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Thompson later described their match as the highest standard game of her career. Juggling family and working life - Horsburgh is a BBC journalist - she made an early exit from this year's European Championships but beaten by winner, Emma Wilkinson. The Scottish international also finished top of the team averages. Horsburgh currently mixes practice with doing joint pool exhibitions with partner Karl Boyes and as a result misses this year’s World Masters because of a prior engagement. And her tip for the title:”Emma Wilkinson is a very exciting prospect and looks like filling her boots,” she predicts.


First Round (Best of 11)

Last 32 (Best of 11)

Score

Mon 24th June - 4.30pm

Monday 24th June - 11.30 am

Monday 24th June - 9.30 am

Score 1

EMMA CUNNINGHAM (NI) V

BYE TO LAST 32

2

SHARON LUNN (ENG)

V

P. HAY (SCO)

3

MICHELLE ROONEY (NI)

V

MICHELLE BROWN (ENG)

4

BYE

V

S. COLLINS (SCO)

5

SHARRON BROWN (AUS)

V

A. BECKET (SCO)

6

EMMA WILKINSON (ENG)

V

LAURA PEARCE (WAL)

7

L.A.SNEDDON (SCO)

V

COLLETTE HENRIKSEN (WAL)

8

EMMA O'BRIEN (WAL)

V

ANYA ROUX (SA)

9

ALEXIA JULIUS (SA)

V

LYNDSEY ROBERTS (ENG)

10

CATHERINE BUCKLEY (IRE) V

KYLI WILLIAMS (WAL)

11

TINA ALTON (ENG)

V

NURAAN JEDAAR (SA)

12

SUE COULTHARD (AUS)

V

BYE

13

CRISTINA SARMENTO (AUS) V

HANNAH JONES (WAL)

14

KIRSTY DAVIES (WAL)

V

ANNIE HOWLIN (IRE)

15

JILL BEVAN (WAL)

V

THELMA LOWE (SA)

16

JACKIE BAKER (ENG)

V

BYE TO LAST 32

17

LYNETTE HORSBURGH (SCO)V

BYE TO LAST 32

18

BECKIE WATKINS (ENG)

V

LOUISE MAHER (IRE)

19

L. McKELLAR (SCO)

V

JOE COE (NI)

20

A.TIDBALL (SCO)

V

JO KENT (NI)

21

J. HOLT (SCO)

V

TO BE DECIDED

22

SHARON DICKSON (WAL)

V

KERRI COLLINS (AUS)

23

MANDY BOOTH (IRE)

V

SHARON WRIGHT (ENG)

24

VIKI QUARESMINI (AUS)

V

DEBBIE EUROPA (SA)

25

MICKEY McPHERSON (AUS) V

KATIE HENRICK (ENG)

26

AMY-CLAIRE KING (SA)

V

NICOLA COMRIE (ENG)

27

SARAH NICKLIN (ENG)

V

SANDRA BRYAN (IRE)

28

LEANNE PEARCE (WAL)

V

STACEY HANCOCK (NI)

29

DENISE WARRINGTON (NI) V

ANNE LOUISE ARKLE (ENG)

30

JEANETTE BAPTIST (ENG)

V

NICOLE FIELDING (AUS)

31

ANNE MEADOWS (WAL)

V

KIM O'BRIEN (IRE)

32

BARBARA TAYLOR (ENG) V

Mon 24th June - 6.30pm

BYE TO LAST 32

24

Last 16 (Best of 11)

Thu 27th June - 1.00p

Thu 27th June - 1.00p


pm

Ladies Individual Championships

2013

Quarter-finals (Best of 13)

Fri 28th June - 4.00pm

Semi-finals (Best of 13)

Mon 1st July - 2.30pm

Fri 28th June - 4.00pm

FINAL (Best of 15)

Wed 3rd July - 2.00pm

pm

Top Seed

EMMA CUNNINGHAM

Fri 28th June - 4.00pm

Mon 1st July - 2.30pm

TOTAL PRIZE FUND OF

£4,000

Fri 28th June - 4.00pm

WINNER

£1,600

LOSING SEMIS

£400

RUNNER-UP

LOSING QTRS

25

£800 £200


Ladies Individual Championships

2013

O t h e r Cham co

NAME ON TH

NO THOMPSON THROWS LA Nicole Fielding (Australia)

So, there’s one very familiar face missing from the 2013 World 8Ball Pool Championships - that of last years ladies singles winner, Sue Thompson.

‘Super Sue’ said a teary farewell to the sport after last season’s 8-3 Blackpool triumph over first time finalist, Sharon Wright. Victory brought Thompson an astonishing 11th singles crown.

Emma Wilkinson (England)

A long-standing back complaint was the chief cause of her decision to quit the sport and one she hasn’t reversed during the intervening 12 months.

So, Thompson’s trophy is up for grabs. Elsewhere in this programme, the top four seeds have been highlighted and it wouldn’t be stretching the imagination to suggest the winner will come from that quartet.

Laura Pearce (Wales)

However, this year’s tournament is the hardest one to predict since the event began in Manchester more than two decades ago.

The sad demise of the UK Ladies Tour after last season’s final event means one of the form guides has been removed. It’s certainly ironic that Thomp-

Kim O’Brien (Ireland)

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son, who dominated the Tour as she dominated the World Championship, quits and the Tour folds behind her.

So, who is going to emerge from the shadows to threaten the top four?

Sadly, two Blackpool regulars and two leading seeds, Rachel Tucker and Carly Smith are missing this year for personal reasons.

However, Welsh hope Laura Pearce is most certainly in town and looking to build on her encouraging performances of the past two seasons. Unfortunately for Pearce, she’s been handed a really tough opening draw. Her opponent Emma Wilkinson is the reigning European champion, beating Emma Cunningham in the process. "I'm looking at the future now, and I’ve taken my first step by winning the Europeans,” she said after her Euro success over Michelle Rooney. “The next step is to win the Worlds.” Blackpool beware!

Wilkinson from Sunderland cued her way to the world quarters in 2012 before losing to former world champion, Lynette


pionship

nt ende r s

ladies

HE TROPHY?

ADIES EVENT WIDE OPEN Horsburgh.

Certainly, there are plenty of girls who could make out a case for winning. Sharon Wright toppled the likes of Kim O’Brien, Australian Suzanne Bussanich and Lynette Horsburgh last year before tripping up against Thompson.

Collette Henriksen, nicknamed the ‘Smiling Assassin ‘and Sharon Dickson are former semifinalists with Dickson also capturing the World Masters.

first ever Ladies Day at the Crucible back in April.

The Aussie girls are something of an unknown quantity at this year’s championship and that might just prove to their advantage. Rarely do you find a bad Aussie sportsman or woman so watchout for the likes of Sue Coulthard, Christina Sarmento and Nicole Fielding!

Other hopefuls include Michelle Rooney, seeded 12 and representing Northern Ireland. Rooney collected ranking points in 2010 and 2011 so shouldn’t be discounted.

ADVERT

Henriksen enjoyed an excellent run to the European Championship quarter-finals earlier this year. She knocked out England pair, Barbara Taylor and Jackie Baker, both seeded for the World Championship, before losing to another seed, Emma Cunningham.

Number nine seed and Ireland’s O’Brien rarely has a bad game. She was European champion three years ago at the expense of Carly Smith. And what about former ladies snooker star, Katie Henrick, for a shot at the title?

Henrick from Kent hasn’t forgotten her large table roots and gave coaching lessons during the World Snooker Championship’s

Sharon Dickson (Wales)

Sharon Wright (England)

She showed her ability by reaching the European final only to lose to in-form Wilkinson. Susan Collins is another looking to replicate her Euro form.

The Scottish star reached the last four, dropping just two frames between the last 32 and the semis before coming unstuck against Rooney.

Collette Henriksen (Wales)

It promises to be a fascinating tournament so who is your money on?

Michelle Rooney (N. Ireland)

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IRELAND CATHERINE BUCKLEY ANNIE HOWLIN LOUISE MAHER KIM O'BRIEN MANDY BOOTH SANDRA BRYAN

ENGLAND EMMA WILKINSON SHARON WRIGHT BARBARA TAYLOR KATIE HENRICK BECKIE WATKINS LYNDSEY ROBERTS SARAH NICKLIN

AUSTRALIA CRISTINA SARMENTO NICOLE FIELDING MICKEY McPHERSON SHARRON BROWN SUE COULTHARD KERRI COLLINS

Session 2 Session 3

5:00pm

8:30pm

Session 5 Session 6

12:30pm

4:00pm

Session 7

Session 8

3:00pm

6:30pm

THURSDAY 27th JUNE

Session 4

9:00am

TUESDAY 25th JUNE

Session 1

1:30pm

SUNDAY 23rd JUNE

GAME 16 Scotland

GAME 14 England Wales

GAME 12 N.Ireland Ireland

GAME 10 Australia Scotland

GAME 8 England Australia

GAME 6 N.Ireland South Africa

GAME 3 South Africa Scotland

GAME 1 England N. Ireland

GAME 17 South Africa

GAME 15 N.Ireland Australia

GAME 13 South Africa England

GAME 11 Wales N.Ireland

GAME 9 Ireland South Africa

GAME 7 Wales Scotland

GAME 4 Australia Wales

GAME 2 Ireland Australia

FIXTURES

GAME 5 Ireland England

Mickey Mcpherson

Cristina Sarmento

Sharron Brown

Nicole Fielding

Team Championships

Ladies World 2013


Laura Pearce

WALES SHARON DICKSON COLLETTE HENRIKSEN LEANNE PEARCE LAURA PEARCE KIRSTY DAVIES AIME SMITH HANNAH JONES

SOUTH AFRICA AMY-CLAIRE KING NURAAN JEDAAR DEBBIE EUROPA THELMA LOWE ALEXIA JULIUS ANYA ROUX

SCOTLAND LYNETTE HORSBURGH L. McKELLAR L.A.SNEDDON A.TIDBALL J. HOLT S. COLLINS A. BECKET

NORTHERN IRELAND EMMA CUNNINGHAM MICHELLE ROONEY JO KENT JOE COE DENISE WARRINGTON STACY HANCOCK

Sharon Dickson

Anne Meadows

Collette Henriksen

5:30pm

10:00am

Session 10

12:30pm

MONDAY 1st JULY

Session 9

9:00am

FRIDAY 28th JUNE

Lyndsay McKellar

Kirsty Davies

Aime Smith

FINAL

SEMI-FINALS

GAME 20 Australia South Africa

GAME 18 Scotland England

Ireland

Leanne Pearce

Hannah Jones

Lynette Horsburgh

GAME 21 Scotland N.Ireland

GAME 19 Wales Ireland

Wales

Barbara Taylor

Lyndsey Roberts

Emma Wilkinson

Anne Taylor

Sue Coulthard

Katie Henrick

Sarah Nicklin

Beckie Watkins

Sharon Wright

Kerri Collins


2012 U21 World 8 Ball Pool Champion

Ryan Davie 30


Under 21 World Championship Programme 2013 UNDER 21 FIXTURES MONDAY 24th JUNE Session 1 Game 1 3:00pm England A Ireland Session 2 5:00pm

Session 3 7:00pm

Game 5 Channel Isles Ireland Game 9 Wales Ireland

TUESDAY 25th JUNE Session 4 Game 13 9:00am Australia England A Session 5 11:00am

Session 6 1:00pm Session 7 3:00pm

Game 17 England B Channel Isles Game 21 Ireland N. Ireland

Game 25 Scotland B Australia

THURSDAY 27th JUNE Session 8 Game 27 2:00pm Scotland A England B Session 9 4:00pm

Game 29 N. Ireland Scotland A

Session 10 Game 33 9:00pm Australia Channel Isles

FRIDAY 28th JUNE 9:00am SEMI-FINALS

1:00pm

Game 2 Channel Isles Scotland A

Game 3 Scotland B England B

Game 4 N. Ireland Wales

Game 10 Scotland A Australia

Game 11 England A Channel Isles

Game 12 England B N. Ireland

Game 6 Scotland A Scotland B

Game 7 Australia N. Ireland

Game 14 Channel Isles Wales

Game 15 Ireland England B

Game 18 Scotland B Ireland

Game 19 Wales Australia

Game 22 Australia England B

Game 23 Channel Isles Scotland B

Game 26 N. Ireland Channel Isles

Game 8 England B England A

Game 16 N. Ireland Scotland B Game 20 England A Scotland A

Game 24 Scotland A Wales

Game 30 Ireland Australia

Game 31 Scotland B England A

Game 34 Ireland Scotland A

Game 35 England A N. Ireland

Game 32 England B Wales

Game 36 Wales Scotland B

FINAL

Mon 24th June 9.00am Mon 24th June 10.30am Mon 24th June 12.00noon

PRELIMINARY ROUND

R29 R30 R31 R32

GUS DI GIORGIO (AUS) STEPHEN O'CONNOR (NI) CALLUM SINGLETON (ENG) DAYNE VAN KEMPEN (AUS)

v v v v

GIUSEPPE D'IMPERIO (ENG) TO BE DECIDED K. WOOD (SCO) JOHN BOWKETT (ENG)

S1 S2 S3 S4 S5 S6 S7 S8

NIGEL CLARKE (ENG) DAVID McWEENEY (IRE) C. GUNN (SCO) JOE MAGUIRE (IRE) SALAN C-SHAMOON (NI) S. THOM (SCO) A. MULVAY (SCO) MICHAEL HOPE (ENG)

v v v v v v v v

MATTHEW BARKER (CI) KANE WILSON SKINNER (ENG) SCOTT ANDERSON (ENG) JOSH WALKER (ENG) J. MURRAY (SCO) TOM CHURCH (ENG) DANNY DAVIES (ENG) JAMIE JONES (WAL)

ANDREW MAGUIRE (NI) MOHAMMED LAHRACH (MOR) JAMES BOLTON (ENG) J. AHERN (SCO) RYAN SHAW (CI) A.KIRKHAM (SCO) WINNER OF MATCH R29 WINNER OF MATCH R31

ENGLAND A GIUSEPPE D'IMPERIO MICHAEL HOPE NIGEL CLARKE TOM CHURCH

v v v v v v v v

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IRELAND ADAM McMACKIN ADAM MAHER DAVID McWEENEY

NORTHERN IRELAND SALAN C-SHAMOON STEPHEN O'CONNOR ANDREW MAGUIRE

Under 21 draw

S9 S10 S11 S12 S13 S14 S15 S16

CHANNEL ISLES RYAN SHAW MATTHEW BARKER JORDI ETCHELLS CHARLIE HASSETT

ENGLAND B JOHN BOWKETT DANNY DAVIES CALLUM SINGLETON JAMES BOLTON

Game 28 Wales England A

LAST 32

AUSTRALIA DANIEL BANFIELD DAYNE VAN KEMPEN GUS DI GIORGIO

BYE ADAM McMACKIN (IRE) RYAN DAVIES (WAL) ZAK SHEPHERD (WAL) REECE TOWNSEND (ENG) DANIEL BANFIELD (AUS) WINNER OF MATCH R30 WINNER OF MATCH R32

SCOTLAND A A. MULVAY J. AHERN A.KIRKHAM

SCOTLAND B S. THOM J. MURRAY C. GUNN

WALES ZAK SHEPHERD JAMIE JONES RYAN DAVIES


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Wheelchair World Pool Championship Individual Programme TUESDAY 25th JUNE Group 1 Session 1 11:00am Group 2 1:00pm

Session 1

Group 1 5:00pm

Session 2

Group 2 7:00pm

Session 2

GAME 1 Danny Luton (Eng) Gary Swift (Eng)

GAME 2 Frankie Gillen (Eng) Keith Hance (Eng)

GAME 5 Gary Swift (Eng) Frankie Gillen (Eng)

GAME 6 Stephen Pettinato (Aus) Danny Luton (Eng)

GAME 1 GAME 2 Andy Rigby (Wal) Tony Southern (Eng) Theresa Sheridan (Eng) Steve Ramraj (Eng)

GAME 5 GAME 6 Theresa Sheridan (Eng) Craig Welsh (Wal) Tony Southern (Eng) Andy Rigby (Wal)

WEDNESDAY 26th JUNE Group 1 Session 3 GAME 9 12:00pm Danny Luton (Eng) Ryan Kisten (SA) Group 2 3:00pm

Session 3

Group 1 3:00pm

Session 4

Group 2 6:00pm

Session 4

Group 1 6:00pm

Session 5

Group 2 9:00pm

Session 5

GAME 9 Andy Rigby (Wal) Phillip Hattingh (SA)

GAME 13 Aslam Abubaker (Ind) Frankie Gillen (Eng)

GAME 13 Freek Rossouw (SA) Tony Southern (Eng)

GAME 17 Gary Swift (Eng) Aslam Abubaker (Ind)

GAME 10 Frankie Gillen (Eng) Stephen Pettinato (Aus)

GAME 10 Tony Southern (Eng) Craig Welsh (Wal)

GAME 14 Keith Hance (Eng) Danny Luton (Eng)

GAME 14 Steve Ramraj (Eng) Andy Rigby (Wal)

GAME 18 Frankie Gillen (Eng) Danny Luton (Eng)

GAME 17 GAME 18 Theresa Sheridan (Eng) Tony Southern (Eng) Freek Rossouw (SA) Andy Rigby (Wal)

THURSDAY 27th JUNE Group 1 Session 6 GAME 21 10:00am Ryan Kisten (SA) Frankie Gillen (Eng)

GAME 21 Phillip Hattingh (SA) Tony Southern (Eng)

Group 2 12:00pm

Session 6

Group 1 2:00pm

Session 7

Group 2 4:00pm

Session 7

9:00pm

QUARTER FINALS

2:00pm

FINAL

GAME 25 Danny Luton (Eng) Aslam Abubaker (Ind) GAME 25 Andy Rigby (Wal) Freek Rossouw (SA)

GAME 3 Phil Hendrickson (Wal) Ryan Kisten (SA)

GAME 3 Phillip Hattingh (SA) Bye

GAME 7 Ryan Kisten (SA) Aslam Abubaker (Ind)

GAME 4 Aslam Abubaker (Ind) Stephen Pettinato (Aus)

GAME 4 Freek Rossouw (SA) Craig Welsh (Wal)

GAME 8 Keith Hance (Eng) Phil Hendrickson (Wal)

GAME 7 Phillip Hattingh (SA) Freek Rossouw (SA)

GAME 8 Steve Ramraj (Eng) Bye

GAME 11 Gary Swift (Eng) Keith Hance (Eng)

GAME 12 Aslam Abubaker (Ind) Phil Hendrickson (Wal)

GAME 11 Theresa Sheridan (Eng) Steve Ramraj (Eng)

GAME 15 Phil Hendrickson (Wal) Gary Swift (Eng)

GAME 15 Theresa Sheridan (Eng) Bye

GAME 19 Ryan Kisten (SA) Keith Hance (Eng)

GAME 12 Freek Rossouw (SA) Bye

GAME 16 Ryan Kisten (SA) Stephen Pettinato (Aus)

GAME 16 Phillip Hattingh (SA) Craig Welsh (Wal)

GAME 20 Stephen Pettinato (Aus) Phil Hendrickson (Wal)

GAME 19 Phillip Hattingh (SA) Steve Ramfaj (Eng)

GAME 20 Craig Welsh (Wal) Bye

GAME 22 Phil Hendrickson (Wal) Danny Luton (Eng)

GAME 23 Keith Hance (Eng) Aslam Abubaker (Ind)

GAME 24 Stephen Pettinato (Aus) Gary Swift (Eng)

GAME 26 Frankie Gillen (Eng) Phil Hendrickson (Wal)

GAME 27 Stephen Pettinato (Aus) Keith Hance (Eng)

GAME 22 Andy Rigby (Wal) Bye

GAME 26 Tony Southern (Eng) Bye

FRIDAY 28th JUNE 9:00am SEMI FINALS

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GAME 23 Steve Ramfaj (Eng) Freek Rossouw (SA)

GAME 27 Craig Welsh (Wal) Steve Ramfaj (Eng)

GAME 24 Craig Welsh (Wal) Theresa Sheridan (Eng)

GAME 28 Gary Swift (Eng) Ryan Kisten (SA)

GAME 28 Theresa Sheridan (Eng) Phillip Hattingh (SA)


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Keith Brewer 34


ENGLAND B BILL RIGBY TONY KAY NOEL STONES IAN TURNER INDIA HARRY PATEL DALBIR SINGH HARDEEP BAINS GURDEEP SINGH IRELAND PATRICK FARRELLY PETER LUCAS BRIAN MAGUIRE KEVIN FARRELL MALTA TONY MIFSUD ALFRED ATTARD MARCEL MICALLEF

NORTHERN IRELAND FRANK WRIGHT MARK BRADBURN DAVY McGURN

SCOTLAND A M. McHALE D. STYLES I. MOFFAT P. McGOWAN

Seniors Individual fixtures

Monday 24th June - 3.00 pm

ENGLAND A KEITH BREWER ALISTAIR BAILIE SHANE ROBINSON STACY VINE

Seniors World Pool Championship 2013

Monday 24th June - 4.30 pm

AUSTRALIA DON COLBERT STEVE GRAY ROD GURNEY TERRY BOND

SOUTH AFRICA A ROBBIE GRACE PIETER RADEMEYER GRAHAM BAKE

SOUTH AFRICA B SIMON BRADISH ALAN COLLOP VAUGHAN RICHARDS

WALES A GARETH WILLIAMS FRAZER HERALD STEVE BRINDLEY

WALES B PAUL ALLEN CLWYD ROBERTS KARL RASTALL KEVIN JONES

Monday 24th June - 6.00 pm

SCOTLAND B D. AHERN A. KELLY C. MARSH S. BOWERS

Score

R1

P. McGOWAN (SCO)

v

TONY KAY (ENG)

R2

SHANE ROBINSON (ENG)

v

SAM HART (AUS)

R3

KENNY RIDDELL (ENG)

v

FRANK WRIGHT (NI)

R4

ADRIAN LANCASTER (AUS) v

STACY VINE (ENG)

R5

D. AHERN (SCO)

v

BYE

R6

MARCEL MICALLEF (MAL)

v

DALBIR SINGH (IND)

R7

BILL RIGBY (ENG)

v

A. KELLY (SCO)

R8

VAUGHAN RICHARDS (SA) v

PATRICK FARRELLY (IRE)

R9

STEVE GRAY (AUS)

v

PIETER RADEMEYER (SA)

R10 I. MOFFAT (SCO)

v

BYE

R11 FRAZER HERALD (WAL)

v

HARDEEP BAINS (IND)

R12 MALCOLM BROOKS (ENG)

v

KARL RASTALL (WAL)

R13 BRIAN MAGUIRE (IRE)

v

SIMON BRADISH (SA)

R14 GURDEEP SINGH (IND)

v

M. McHALE (SCO)

R15 TONY MIFSUD (MAL)

v

BYE

R16 J. HAY (SCO)

v

MARK BRADBURN (NI)

R17 J. McGREGOR (SCO)

v

GARETH WILLIAMS (WAL)

R18 CLWYD ROBERTS (WAL)

v

DON COLBERT (AUS)

R19 ROBBIE GRACE (SA)

v

D. STYLES (SCO)

R20 ROGER HUNT (ENG)

v

BYE

R21 NOEL STONES (ENG)

v

S. BECKETT (SCO)

R22 DAVY McGURN (NI)

v

PETER LUCAS (IRE)

R23 I. BLAIR (SCO)

v

ALAN COLLOP (SA)

R24 ROD GURNEY (AUS)

v

C. MARSH (SCO)

R25 ALFRED ATTARD (MAL)

v

BYE

R26 HARRY PATEL (IND)

v

KEVIN FARRELL (IRE)

R27 S. BOWERS (SCO)

v

PAUL ALLEN (WAL)

R28 TERRY BOND (AUS)

v

NIGEL OLDING (ENG)

R29 KEITH BREWER (ENG)

v

FRANCOIS TARTAROLI (RI)

R30 STEVE BRINDLEY (WAL)

v

BYE

R31 IAN TURNER (ENG)

v

STEPHEN MANN (KEN)

R32 GRAHAM BAKE (SA)

v

ALISTAIR BAILIE (ENG)

Last 32 - Mon 24th 7.30pm

Last 16 - Tue 25th 9.30pm

Semi Finals - Fri 28th

Last 32 - Mon 24th 9.00pm

Qtr Finals - Thu 27th 9.00pm

Grand Final - Fri 28th

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2012 Seniors & Junior winners Current Seniors World Team Champions

ENGLAND ‘A’

Current Junior World Team Champions

ENGLAND

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Seniors World Pool Championship 2013 Seniors team fixtures SUNDAY 23rd JUNE Session 1 GAME 1 5:00pm England A South Africa A

Session 2 7:00pm Session 3 9:00pm

GAME 7 South Africa A South Africa B

GAME 13 India England A

MONDAY 24th JUNE Session 4 GAME 19 9:00am N. Ireland Malta

Session 5 11:00am

Session 6 1:00pm

GAME 25 India Scotland B

GAME 31 South Africa A Malta

TUESDAY 25th JUNE Session 7 GAME 37 9:00am Ireland N. Ireland

Session 8 11:00am Session 9 3:00pm

GAME 43 N. Ireland Wales B

GAME 49 Ireland South Africa A

THURSDAY 27th JUNE Session 10 GAME 55 9:30am South Africa A Wales B Session 11 12:00pm

Session 12 2:30pm Session 13 5:00pm

GAME 61 Scotland A England A

GAME 67 England A Scotland B

GAME 73 South Africa B England A

FRIDAY 28th JUNE 9:00am SENIORS 11:00am SENIORS 1:00pm SENIORS 3:00pm SENIORS

GAME 2 England B Ireland

GAME 3 Scotland B N. Ireland

GAME 8 England A England B

GAME 4 South Africa B Wales B

GAME 9 N. Ireland India

GAME 10 Scotland A Scotland B

GAME 5 Malta Scotland A

GAME 11 Ireland Malta

GAME 6 Wales A Australia

GAME 12 Wales B Wales A

GAME 14 Wales A N. Ireland

GAME 15 South Africa B Scotland B

GAME 16 South Africa A England B

GAME 17 Malta Wales B

GAME 18 Australia Ireland

GAME 20 Scotland B England B

GAME 21 South Africa A India

GAME 22 England A Wales A

GAME 23 Wales B Australia

GAME 24 South Africa B Scotland A

GAME 32 England A Australia

GAME 33 Scotland B Wales A

GAME 34 England B Scotland A

GAME 35 Wales B Ireland

GAME 36 South Africa B India

GAME 38 Malta Scotland B

GAME 39 Australia South Africa A

GAME 40 Scotland A Wales B

GAME 41 Wales A South Africa B

GAME42 India England B

GAME 26 South Africa A Wales A

GAME 44 Scotland B Australia

GAME 27 Malta England A

GAME 45 Ireland England A

GAME 28 N. Ireland Australia

GAME 46 England B Wales A

GAME 29 Scotland A Ireland

GAME 47 India Scotland A

GAME 30 England B South Africa B

GAME 48 South Africa B Malta

GAME 50 Wales B England A

GAME 51 Scotland A N. Ireland

GAME 52 Wales A India

GAME 53 Australia South Africa B

GAME 54 Malta England B

GAME 56 England A N. Ireland

GAME 57 Scotland B Ireland

GAME 58 England B Australia

GAME 59 India Malta

GAME 60 Wales A Scotland A

GAME 68 Scotland A South Africa A

GAME 69 N. Ireland South Africa B

GAME 70 Wales B England B

GAME 71 Ireland India

GAME 72 Australia Malta

GAME 62 Ireland South Africa B

GAME 74 England B N. Ireland

TEAM INDIVIDUAL TEAM INDIVIDUAL

GAME 63 Wales B Scotland B

GAME 75 India Wales B

SEMI-FINAL SEMI-FINAL FINAL FINAL

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GAME 64 N. Ireland South Africa A

GAME 76 Scotland B South Africa A

GAME 65 Australia India

GAME 77 Australia Scotland A

GAME 66 Malta Wales A

GAME 78 Wales A Ireland


Welcome to the

Strachan Junior World Pool Championship STRACHAN AND WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS A PERFECT MATCH

It gives me great pleasure to again

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year was the fourth year that we have

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with this important event again. I eagerly

await to see who can pick up the trophy

this year, will it be another new face? Or

will Joe O’Connor be able to successfully

and also as a result of the tireless work of

the various national and international

bodies.

The World Championships, which we see

as the absolute pinnacle of the sport never

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and

continues

to

deliver

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World Champions.

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game itself, the enthusiasm of the players

ADVERT

defend his title?

Pictured: Stuart Gardiner,

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It just remains for me now to thank all of

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players in this years World Championships all the very best of luck. Enjoy your pool.

Stuart Gardiner

European Sales Manager.


First Round (Best of 11)

Last 32 (Best of 11)

Score

Wed 26th June - 12.00noon

Tuesday 25 th June - 8.00 pm

Tuesday 25 th June - 6.30 pm

Tuesday 25th June - 5.00 pm

Score R1

N. TOUGH (SCO)

v

KEITH CONLON (IRE)

R2

CONNOR DAVIES (WAL)

v

CHARLIE HASSETT (CI)

R3

STEPHEN KAINE (AUS)

v

LEWIS WEST (WAL)

R4

OISIN WALLACE (NI)

v

DARAGH O'SHEA (IRE)

R5

JORDI ETCHELLS (CI)

v

AARON DAVIES (ENG)

R6

RYAN MAKH (IND)

v

JAMES CHARLWOOD (ENG)

R7

HAYDN JONES (WAL)

v

EVAN KAVANAGH (IRE)

R8

NATHAN PRESCOTT (ENG) v

ADAM MAHER (IRE)

R9

JORDAN DOYLE (IRE)

v

MURAD IQBAL (ENG)

R10 BEN FOSTER (AUS)

v

S. GRAHAM (SCO)

R11 DYLAN CASSAR (MAL)

v

CALLUM McGLINCHEY (NI)

R12 DEJAN GRECH (MAL)

v

VIJAY RANDALL (AUS)

R13 JOSH RIDDAWAY (ENG)

v

SCOTT MUSCAT (MAL)

R14 AARON COOPER (ENG)

v

DANIEL McMILLAN (NI)

R15 MATT DAVIES (WAL)

v

CARL MARTIN (NI)

R16 JORDAN SYNNOTT (IRE)

v

WAYNE FARRUGIA (MAL)

R17 RAJDEN PADAM (IND)

v

RYAN FALZON (MAL)

R18 LOUIS HEATHCOTE (ENG)

v

RYAN PISANI (MAL)

R19 ADAM BLEUMINK (AUS)

v

C. WILSON (SCO)

R20 KEENAN CIGLER (AUS)

v

JAMIE GAFFNEY (IRE)

R21 LEE HINCHCLIFFE (ENG)

v

L. WILSON (SCO)

R22 KEVIN McWEENEY (IRE)

v

C. RAFFERTY (SCO)

R23 F. ANDERSON (SCO)

v

CRAIG LAUDER (ENG)

R24 C. McDERMOTT (SCO)

v

MORGAN THOMAS (IRE)

R25 PHIL MARRIOTT (ENG)

v

S. FRASER (SCO)

R26 CALLUM FLECKNELL (ENG) v

J. BERWICK (SCO)

R27 JACK SMITHERS (ENG)

v

F. ALLAN (SCO)

R28 EOIN BURNS (NI)

v

MICHAEL SCALLY (IRE)

R29 LEVI CLEMSON (WAL)

v

JOE O'CONNOR (ENG)

R30 JAYME WHITE (AUS)

v

L. McPHERSON (WAL)

R31 BEN FORTEY (WAL)

v

TO BE DECIDED

R32 GURVINDER GILL (IND)

v

COLTON RIGHARDS (WAL)

Wed 26th June - 1.30pm

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Last 16 (Best of 11)

Wed 26th June - 9.00p

Wed 26th June - 9.00p


pm

Junior Individual Champi onships Quarter-finals (Best of 13)

2013

Thur 27th June - 10.00am

Semi-finals (Best of 13)

Fri 28th June - 11.00am

Ro l l o f honour

juniors 2012

Thur 27th June - 10.00am

FINAL (Best of 15)

Fri 28th June - 4.00pm

Team ENGLAND

Individual JOE O’CONNOR (England)

Team ENGLAND

Individual FRANK COSTELLO (England)

Team ENGLAND

Individual FRANK COSTELLO (England)

Team ENGLAND

Individual BEN CLARK (England)

2011 2010 2009

pm

2008

Thur 27th June - 10.00am

Fri 28th June - 11.00am

Team ENGLAND

Individual PAUL McGUIRE (England)

Team ENGLAND

Individual SEAN CONWAY (Republic of Ireland)

Team ENGLAND

Individual PAT McCARRON (Scotland)

Team ENGLAND

Individual JORDAN CHURCH (England)

Team ENGLAND

Individual JORDAN CHURCH (England)

Team SCOTLAND

Individual DARREN MATTHEW (Scotland)

2007 2006 2005

Thur 27th June - 10.00am

2004 2003 41


Strachan Junior World 2013

IRELAND JAMIE GAFFNEY KEITH CONLON JORDAN DOYLE DARAGH O'SHEA JORDAN SYNNOTT KEVIN McWEENEY EVAN KAVANAGH

ENGLAND JACK SMITHERS LOUIS HEATHCOTE JOE O'CONNOR JOSH RIDDAWAY AARON DAVIES CALLUM FLECKNELL NATHAN PRESCOTT

AUSTRALIA BEN FOSTER ADAM BLEUMINK VIJAY RANDALL JAYME WHITE KEENAN CIGLER STEPHEN KAINE

Game 7 Australia Scotland

Game 6 Ireland N. Ireland

Session 3 3:00pm

Game 16 Malta Australia

Game 15 N. Ireland Scotland

Session 6 7:00pm

Session 7 12:00pm

Game 17 Scotland Wales

Game 18 Australia England

Game 13 England N. Ireland

Game 12 Australia Ireland

Session 5 5:00pm

THURSDAY 27th JUNE

Game10 N. Ireland Australia

Game 9 Scotland England

Session 4 3:00pm

WEDNESDAY 26th JUNE

Game 4 Scotland Ireland

Game 3 Wales Australia

Session 2 1:00pm

Game 2 Ireland Wales

Game 1 England Malta

Session 1 9:00am

TUESDAY 25th JUNE

Game 14 Wales Malta

Game 11 Malta Ireland

Game 8 England Wales

Game 5 N. Ireland Malta

FIXTURES

Jayme White

Stephen Kaine

Ben Foster

Team Championships

TM

Keenan Cigler

Vijay Randall

Adam Bleumink


WALES LEVI CLEMSON HAYDN JONES CONNOR DAVIES MATT DAVIES BEN FORTEY LEWIS WEST

SCOTLAND N. TOUGH J. BERWICK F. ALLAN S. GRAHAM C. WILSON S. FRASER C. RAFFERTY

NORTHERN IRELAND DANIEL McMILLAN CARL MARTIN OISIN WALLACE EOIN BURNS CALLUM McGLINCHEY

MALTA RYAN PISANI DEJAN GRECH SCOTT MUSCAT WAYNE FARRUGIA DYLAN CASSAR RYAN FALZON

Game 19 Ireland England

FINAL

1:00pm

Game 21 Malta Scotland

Connor Davies

Ben Fortey

Matthew Davies

Haydn Jones

Game 20 Wales N. Ireland

Lewis West

Levi Clemson

SEMI-FINALS

9:00am

FRIDAY 28th JUNE

Session 8 6:30pm

Steven Graham

James Charlwood

Joe O'Connor

Nathan Prescott

Dylan Cassar

Callum Flecknell

Louis Heathcote

Aaron Davies

Charlie Hassett

Ryan Falzon

Scott Muscat

Josh Riddaway

Jack Smithers

Jordi Etchells


2012 Junior World 8 Ball Pool Champion

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Heywood Pool & Snooker would like to wish all the players at the World Championships all the best.


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