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Gary Clarke Crowned Event 4 Champion

The new N.Ireland Open 8-Ball “WORLD RULES” Pool Tour held its 4th ranking tournament today at the superb 147 Club Omagh Co.Tyrone with a quality field of players taking part but it was Gary Clarke (Co.Antrim) who played tremendous pool throughout the day defeating top players to be crowned champion.

On route to victory Gary defeated two times tour winner and IPA Professional Ronan McCarthy (Down) in the semi-finals plus the current Irish 8-Ball Champion Sean Hoey (Armagh) in the final on a 8-7 score-line.

Throughout the tournament Gary defeated Raymond Field (Monaghan, last-32, 7-1), Carl Martin (Tyrone, last-16, 7-6), Ryan Foster (Antrim, ¼-finals, 7-4), Ronan McCarthy (Down, semi-finals, 7-5) before overcoming the challenge of the current Irish Championship Sean Hoey (Armagh) in the final winning 8-7 to be crowned champion……………………results from the last-16 are as follows.

LAST-16:
Ronan McCarthy 7-3 Damien Corrigan
Thomas Morrow 7-2 Paul Kelly
Gary Clarke 7-6 Carl Martin
Ryan Foster 7-3 Jordan Gorman
Sean Hoey 7-3 Dean McAleese
Ronnie Boyle 7-6 Brendan McDonagh
Daryl Beattie 7-1 Billy Gorman
John McAllister 7-5 Emmet McGuire

¼-FINALS:
Ronan McCarthy 7-3 Thomas Morrow
Gary Clarke 7-4 Ryan Foster
Sean Hoey 7-5 Ronnie Boyle
John McAllister 7-2 Daryl Beattie

SEMI-FINALS:
Gary Clarke 7-5 Ronan McCarthy
Sean Hoey 7-6 Johan McAllister

FINAL:
Gary Clarke 8-7 Sean hoey
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