Snooker: Bootham duo win inaugural Memorial Pairs Knockout

Jamie Robinson

Jamie Robinson

First published in Sport

BOOTHAM’S Matt Dawson and Jamie Robinson won the inaugural York Conservative Club’s Paul McReady Memorial Pairs Knockout defeating Roy Walker and Simon Whitely 2-0 in the final at Bootham.

Matt Dawson was the main scorer as the Bootham pair surged 31-12 ahead. Walker and Whitely potted five reds but only one colour.

The Heworth duo responded and, helped by eight points from fouls, trailed 45-29 after sinking the yellow. Robinson then sunk brown, blue and pink to earn the Bootham pair the first frame.

The Heworth couple went ahead 28-8 in the second frame as Whitely dominated. Dawson scored nine points and Robinson narrowed the gap to one at 31-30.

He added a fluked green and Dawson the brown before Robinson cleared the last three colours to win the second frame 59-31 for a 2-0 win.

Robinson was awarded the highest break award donated by Chris Wasniowski. The trophy and awards were presented by sponsor John McCready. Tim Fillingham refereed.

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