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30/07/2020

Mayor wishes Snooker Stars pot luck at World Championships

Mayor wishes local sporting stars success ahead of Snooker World Championships.

The Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey has wished two of the Borough’s sports stars potting success as they enter the Snooker World Championships starting on Friday (31 July) in Sheffield.
 
Antrim locals, Mark Allen and Jordan Brown take their place amongst the world’s top 32 players competing at the iconic Crucible Theatre over the next fortnight.
 
Mayor of Antrim and Newtownabbey Cllr Jim Montgomery said,

“Of course we are used to seeing Mark Allen taming the world’s best at many tournaments, but with Jordan qualifying for the first time to join him, it is really fantastic to have two representatives from the Borough on the sport’s biggest stage. Snooker is a game of incredible skill, concentration and mental toughness, and of course Northern Ireland has a proud legacy in the sport with legendary figures such as Dennis Taylor, Joe Swail and Alex Higgins.”

 

“I hope everyone in the Borough will get behind the pair and support them as they chalk-up victories and cue for maximum success.”

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