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"EVENT 6" ------ Mark McDonald Wins Event 6 Ranking Tournament

“EVENT 6” ------ Ireland’s American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour

Mark McDonald (Antrim) claimed his second ranking tournament victory of 2013 season organised by Ireland's American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour with the Belfast cueist playing fantastic pool throughout the tournament (Saturday 28th September) to be Crowned Event 6 Champion defeating top players on route to victory.

Mark qualified for the knockout stages by finishing runner-up in his group with the tournament played in groups, around robin format with Jason Clerkin topping the champions group.

In the ¼-finals Mark defeated Ronnie Boyle (Tyrone) on a 9-5 score-line and followed that up with another brilliant performance to defeat Jason Clerkin (Sligo) in the Semi-Finals 9-6.

In the final Mark kept his fine run of form going to overcome the challenge from Dublins Olly Hayden (Dublin) who also played superb pool throughout the tournament defeating top players to reach his first ever final on the tour but it was the Belfast cueist who held out to be Crowned Event 6 Champion with a 9-6 victory.

Olly Hayden 9-4 Sean Judge
Mickey McDonald 9-2 Coilean Massey
Jason Clerkin 9-8 Paddy McLoughlin
Mark McDonald 9-5 Ronnie Boyle

Olly Hayden 9-8 Mickey McDonald
Mark McDonald 9-6 Jason Clerkin

Mark McDonald 9-7 Olly Hayden

EVENT 1 WINNER: Mark McDonald (Antrim)

ENENT 2 WINNER: Ben McMoran (Tyrone)

EVENT 3 WINNER: Ronnie Boyle (Tyrone)

EVENT 4 WINNER: Stephen Lee (England)

EVENT 5 WINNER: Paul Tierney (Navan)

EVENT 6 WINNER: Mark McDonald (Antrim)


NEXT RANKING TOURNAMENT: ------ All Ireland American 8-Ball Pool Championship (Event 7)
The next Ranking Tournament (EVENT 7) organised by Ireland’s American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour will be 2013 All Ireland American 8-Ball Pool Championship taking place on Saturday 30th November played in the superb Donaldson’s Snooker & Pool Club Venue, Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh.
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