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Niall Mc Menamin ------ 2010 Co.Tyrone Open 8-Ball Champion

Niall McMenamin (Co. Fermanagh) became the 3rd champion of the Co. Tyrone Open 8-Ball Championship hosted by Irelandís 32 County 8-Ball Pool Tour last Saturday with the Kesh cueist defeating Daryl Beattie in a classic final which went right down to the wire with Niall getting over the winning line on a 7-6 victory to pick up the winners cheque and go on the tournaments roll of honour list alongside great champions Brendan Mc Donagh (Tyrone, 2008 champion) and World Professional pool player Ronan McCarthy (Down, 2009 champion).............



Niall turned on the style from the last-16 onwards with victories over Barry Cunningham (Fintona) and followed that up with a brilliant 7-6 win over the 2008 champion Brendan Mc Donagh in the ľ-finals and rounded of the tournament with victories over Ronnie Boyle (Fintona) in the semi-final 5-1 and a superb 7-6 win against Daryl Beattie (Sixmilecross) in the final to be crowned 2010 Co. Tyrone Open 8-Ball Champion........



PAST CHAMPIONS:
2008: Brendan Mc Donagh (Tyrone)
2009: Ronan Mc Carthy (Down)
2010: Niall Mc Menamin (Fermanagh)



NORTHWEST OPEN 8-BALL CHAMPIONSHIPS:
Niall will be trying to keep his good run of form going this weekend along with other players from throughout the different Counties when they travel to Letterkenny this Saturday 12th June for the annual 2010 NORTHWEST OPEN 8-BALL POOL CHAMPIONSHIPS (details advertised shortly) and then the next day Sunday 13th June for Event 3 of Irelandís £4,000 8-Ball Challenge Tour Series.......



Irelandís £4,000 8-Ball Challenge Tour Series consists of five events taking place in venues throughout different counties with £800 in prize-money up for grabs at each event with the winner walking away with a cheque for £350, runner-up £200, semi-finals £75 and the ľ-finals receiving £25 each with all challenge tour events starting at 10am at each venue advertised.............NOTE: all players are asked to confirm if they are playing or not in Event 3 of this Challenge Tour by calling or by texting 07917887147.........



John Mc Mahon (Cavan) is the current 2009 Northwest Open 8-Ball Champion winning the event 12 months ago while Alan Mc Bennett (Cavan) claimed the title in 2008 in the three year history of the tournament.........



PHOTO:
Fermanagh pool player Niall Mc Menamin (pictured left) claimed the 2010 Co. Tyrone Open 8-Ball Championship title ..........Niall is pictured with Ronnie Boyle (Fintona), Daryl Beattie (Sixmilecross, runner-up) and Cathal Mc Erlean (Dungannon) who contested the semi-finals line-up......
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