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Paddy McLoughlin Crowned 2016 Champion

All Ireland Open 10-Ball Championship ------ " 2016 EVENT "



Ireland's American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour recently held the 5th annual All Ireland Open 10-Ball Pool Championship in the Irish tours main sponsors superb playing venue Donaldson's Snooker & Pool Club Enniskillen Co. Fermanagh and a big congratulations to Paddy McLoughlin (Down) who retained his title he won 12 months ago defeating Paul Tierney (Meath) in a hard fought final with a 9-7 victory. ...........................www.rballsports.com



Paddy has now claimed his 3rd All Ireland 10-Ball Championship title in the five year history of this great tournament when it started back in 2012 with Ireland's best ever Irish Tour American Cue-Sport player Paddy McLoughlin being the first champion on that occasion as well. ...........................www.rballsports.com



Paddy had to overcome the challenge from a host of top players with the Co.Down cueist only finishing runner-up in his group recording a 9-5 victory in his last group match over Stephen Bennett to progress to the knockout stage.....................NOTE: all groups was played in a double elimination format with all matches being a race to 9. ...........................www.rballsports.com



SEMI-FINALS:
Paddy McLoughlin 9-5 Damian Corrigan
Paul Tierney 9-7 Daryl Beattie



FINAL:
Paddy McLoughlin 9-7 Paul Tierney



PAST CHAMPIONS:
2012: Paddy McLoughlin (Down)
2013: Mark McDonald (Antrim)
2014: Carl Martin (Tyrone)
2015: Paddy McLoughlin (Down)
2016: Paddy McLoughlin (Down)
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