Exciting conclusion to Nine-Ball pool league

THE Strongbow Nine Ball Premier League came to an exciting conclusion this week, seeing Anthony Illingworth beating Dave Hall 9-4 in the final.

The league was played over four weeks with the best eight players at Nine Ball competing for the coveted crown.

The top four in the league qualified for the semi-finals which saw Dave Hall beat Chris Brady 7-2 and a thrilling second semi-final saw Anthony Illingworth beat his brother John Illingworth 7-6 to book his place in the final.

Anthony, now 2011 Strongbow Nine Ball Premier League Champion of Slim Jim’s, said this was a big win for him and would like to thank his sponsor Simon D’Vali and Slim Jim’s for putting on the first Nine Ball League event in Daventry.

The next event in Nine Ball is on Saturday, August 13 for the Summer Grand Prix Crown.