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EASB Snooker News - November 2011

EASB Snooker News - November 2011

News from the latest English Association of Snooker & Billiards (EASB) tournaments from the last couple of weeks. Including young talent Shane Castle edging out Sam Harvey 4-3 in a close final at Event 2 of the Regional Junior Tour.



EASB Masters Snooker Tour

Event 1 - North

Stephen Hendry Snooker Club - Preston



Steve Judd took a well deserved 3-1 win against a gallaint James Gillespie in the final of the seasons first masters event.

The day saw a good standard of snooker with quite a few players making 50+ breaks. These included: James Gillespie 82,71,68 and 51. Kevin Firth 81 and 60; Steve Judd 68, 62, 61 and 56; Alan Edmunds 60; Phil Hartley 59 and 52 and last but by no means least, Jonathan Bagley 54, 52.

Thanks to The Stephen Hendry Snooker Club for hosting the event and their continued support for EASB events


Shane Castle Snooker

Shane Castle


Premier Junior Tour

Event 2

Breaks Snooker Club, Erdington



Shane Castle edged out Sam Harvey 4-3 in a close final, knocking in a break of 73. As is normal with the PJT the standard of snooker seen over the weekend was excellent. Castle underlines his journey to the title with a superb break of 129, he complimented this with six breaks over 50.

There were numerous breaks over 50 with a number of players exceeding 70. They were Joel Walker with an 84, Sam Harvey with an 83. Oliver Lines chipped in with a 72 and Clayton Humphries proved he was at the races with another break of 72.

Thanks to the Breaks Snooker Club for hosting the event and their continued support for EASB events.



Regional Junior Tour

Event 2 - South

Riley’s Plymouth



Aaron Lowe beat Danny Hawkins 2-0, with a confident performance.

The day saw much tactical play with not many high breaks being recorded, infact there was only one 50+ and this went to Brandon Winstone with a break of 52. Never the less spectators were treated to some good snooker.

Thanks to Riley’s in Plymouth for hosting the event and their continued support for EASB events



Regional Junior Tour

Event 2 - North

Bolton Snooker Centre, Bolton



Event 1 runner up, Jonathan Haslam when one step better and took the event 2, final 2 -1 over an unlucky William Lemons.

The day saw much safety play and not too many significant breaks with only the eventual winner, Haslam managing to break 50. Never the less there was a good standard of play and all the players played their part in what was a very entertaining days snooker.

Thanks to The Bolton Snooker Centre for hosting the event and their continued support for EASB events



Terry Teeman

E.A.S.B. Media Officer

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Posted Nov 11, 2011   
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