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DONEGAL 8-BALL POOL TEAM ------iiiClaims Second Place In 8-Ball Summer Cup

The Donegal Hotshots 8-ball pool team (pictured above) who finished second in the 2010 Pizza Place 8-Ball Summer Cup are pictured from LtoR:-----Benny Hamilton, Jason Boyle, Kieran McKenna (Pizza Place ---- Tournament Sponsor) Philem Mc Clafferty, Mark Moore, Gareth Kirwin..........missing from the photo Niall McDaid and David Moore..................

The Pizza Place 8-Ball Summer Cup will come to a finish for 2010 this Friday night (17th September) when the Grand-Finals will take centre stage played at the Q-Sport Academy Club in Fintona with two semi-finals followed by the final taking place...............

Once again the second staging of this annual event was a major success with a very high standard of play taking place each Tuesday night over a eight week period with some great teams taking to the table which sees the outright winners receiving £800 and the perpetual cup while the runners-up receives £300 and not forgetting the individual player of the tournament throughout the league campaign collecting £150 for his efforts................

Both semi-finals will take place on two tables at the same time starting at 7-pm sharp with games rewarded to the other team if players are not at the table when called......................

The four teams contesting the “GRAND-FINALS” of the 2010 Pizza Place 8-Ball Summer Cup will be league winners O’Connor’s Bar taking on the winners from the qualifying tournament involving all teams outside the top three places which took place on Tuesday night past and the second semi-final match being Chris & Co 8-Ballers coming up against Donegal Hotshots..............

All teams are asked to make sure the full dress code is in place and all teams are also asked to have every team member on the same dress-code as photo’s etc will be taken on the night.......

LEAGUE PLACING: ------(in brackets are playing points & dress code bonus points)
1. O’Connor’s Bar (115 points)

2. Donegal Hotshots (111 points ---- won on count-back)

3. Chris & Co 8-Ballers (111 points)

4. New Street Inn (103 points)

5. Dander Inn (101 points)

6. Q-Sport Select (93 points)

7. Mc Mackin’s Strollers (82 points)

8. Mickey’s Juniors (48 points)

Friday 17th September ----7-30pm (semi-finals)
O’Connor’s Bar v Dander Inn
Chris & Co 8-Ballers v Donegal Hotshots

The qualifying tournament took place last night (Tuesday 14th September) involving all teams who didn’t make the top three places in the 2010 Pizza Place 8-Ball Summer Cup with all teams nominating two players to compete in a Scotch Doubles competition played in a straight knockout format which was by Davy McGurn and Dwayne Timlin representing the Dander Inn venue.............results from the semi-finals are as follows........

Dwayne Timlin / Davy McGurn 6-4 Steven Quinn / Carl Martin
Ben Mc Moran / Paul Corrigan 6-5 Niall Mc Menamin / Eamon Lynch

Dwayne Timlin / Davy McGurn 7-1 Ben Mc Moran / Paul Corrigan
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