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Shane O’ Hara Crowned Champion

Shane O' Hara receiving his £500 first prize and a sponsored cue from Ivan Job
of the Lough Erne Hotel and sponsor for winning the 2008 £1,000 open plate tournament.

Ireland’s top cueist Shane O’ Hara from Co. Leitrim picked up the £500 winners cheque in the £1,000 plate tournament which was organised for all players who didn’t reach the ¼-finals of the Ireland’s Invitation 8Ball Pro-Am Pool Classic main event defeating Scotland’s professional Pat Holtz in a thrilling final on a 4-2 score-line.

On Shane’s route to victory the Co. Leitrim player defeated Cieran Summerville (Tyrone), Alan Mc Bennett (Cavan), Connor Mc Cooey (Down), Alan Maxwell (Scotland), and Pat Holtz (Scotland) in the final to be crowned champion.


Pat Holtz (Scotland) 3-1 Ronan Fay (Tyrone)
Chris Brown (Scotland) 3-1 Declan Hough (Mayo)
Alan Maxwell (Scotland) 3-0 Brian Curtis (Fermanagh)
Shane O’ Hara (Leitrim) 3-1 Connor Mc Cooey (Down)

Pat Holtz 4-2 Chris Brown
Shane O’ Hara 4-2 Alan Maxwell

Shane O’ Hara 4-2 Pat Holtz
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