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Ronan McCarthy Crowned Grand-Final Champion

The Grand-Finals in the first 2013 / 2014 season of the N.Ireland Open "WORLD RULES" 8-Ball Pool Tour took place today (Sunday 23rdth March) in the superb 147 Club Omagh with 8 players competing for the 1,000 prize-money with all eight players divided into two groups of 4 played in Group Double Elimination format.



Congratulations to Ireland best ever player Ronan McCarthy (Down) who put on a brilliant show throughout the day to be crowned N.Ireland Open "WORLD RULES" 8-Ball Grand-Final Champion collecting the 400 winner's cheque for his efforts defeating Tommy Morrow (Antrim) in the final on a 9-4 score-line.



In the first year of the new N.Ireland Open "WORLD RULES" 8-Ball Pool Tour the Ginger Magician as he is known dominated the tour from start to finish winning a number of ranking tournaments, crowned N.Ireland World Rules 8-Ball Champion, finished number 1 ranked player after 7 ranking tournaments and rounded the first year off being crowned 2013 / 2014 season Grand-Final Champion great performance and achievement from a brilliant player ...................results from Grand-Finals are listed below.



GROUP 1:
Ronan McCarthy 7-0 Daryl Beattie
Carl Martin 7-4 Emmett McGuire
Emmett McGuire 7-4 Daryl Beattie
Ronan McCarthy 7-2 Carl Martin
Emmett McGuire 7-6 Carl Martin
GROUP WINNER: Ronan McCarthy ------ GROUP RUNNER-UP: Emmett McGuire



GROUP 2:
Dean McAleese 7-6 Ronnie Boyle
Tommy Morrow 7-3 Damien Corrigan
Damien Corrigan 7-3 Ronnie Boyle
Tommy Morrow 7-4 Dean McAleese
Damien Corrigan 7-0 Dean McAleese
GROUP WINNER: Tommy Morrow ------ GROUP RUNNER-UP: Damien Corrigan



SEMI-FINALS:
Ronan McCarthy 8-6 Damien Corrigan
Tommy Morrow 8-4 Emmett McGuire



FINAL:
Ronan McCarthy 9-4 Tommy Morrow
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