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All Ireland 9-Ball "SCOTCH DOUBLES" Championship

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Irelandís American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour brought back the All Ireland 9-Ball "SCOTCH DOUBLES" Pool Championship after being absent from the tournament diary for a few years.

Over the years this event was one of the most prestigious and popular tournaments all players give a extra effort in trying to win with some very good players crowned champions when it started back in 2003.

2013 EVENT:
Congratulations to Mark McDonald (Antrim) & Sean Judge (Antrim) who played fantastic pool on Sunday past (15th December) to be crowned 2013 All Ireland 9-Ball "SCOTCH DOUBLES" Champions played in Donaldson's Snooker & Pool Club venue situated on the Sligo Road Enniskillen, Co.Fermanagh.

Both McDonald & Judge was a solid team partnership throughout the tournament defeating some very good doubles teams on route to victory with the Antrim cueists coming from behind on a few occasions in the final but kept bouncing back producing quality pool to carry them over the winning line defeating Paddy McLoughlin (Down) & Tristan Byrne (Down) in the final on a 11-9 score-line to be crowned champions.................results from the 1/4-Finals onwards.

Boyle & Beattie 11-5 McConville & Prior
McDonald & Judge 11-5 Bennett & Johnson
McLouglin & Byrne 11-5 Tierney & Martin
Bonner & McDermott 11-9 Warnock & McDonald

McDonald & Judge 11-5 Boyle & Beattie
McLoughlin & Byrne 11-7 Bonner & McDermott

McDonald & Judge 11-9 McLoughlin & Byrne

2003: Ronnie Boyle(Tyrone) & Sean Hoey(Monaghan)
2004: Ronnie Boyle(Tyrone) & Peter Doherty(Derry)
2005: Damien Corrigan(Tyrone) & Paul Bonner(Donegal)
2006: Damien Corrigan(Tyrone) & Paul Bonner(Donegal)
2007: Paul Canavan (Antrim) & Gary Johnson (Antrim)
2008: Paddy McLoughlin & Mark McDonald(Antrim)
2009 --- 2012: Tournament didn't take place.
2013: Mark McDonald(Antrim) & Sean Judge(Antrim)

Special thanks to Stevie Warnock who supports all events organised by Ireland's American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour and most recently Stevie kindly sponsored a new Beautiful Perpetual Crystal Trophy for the All Ireland 9-Ball "SCOTCH DOUBLES" Pool Championship which is very much appreciated by all players, members and organisers.
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