Top players coming to Hutton Moor
SNOOKER - PREMIER League Snooker will visit two South West locations this November, bringing world class players Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins to the region.
PREMIER League Snooker will visit two South West locations this November, bringing world class players Ronnie O'Sullivan and John Higgins to the region.
The exclusive league, televised live on Sky Sports, will visit the Riverside Leisure Centre, Exeter, on November 5 and Hutton Moor Leisure Centre, Weston, on November 12.
One player keen to make an impression is 20-year-old Judd Trump. Born and raised in Whitchurch, Bristol, Trump has been a member at Keynsham Snooker Centre since he was seven.
He commented: "To qualify for the Matchroom Premier League Snooker is my biggest achievement to date. I'm looking forward to the challenge of competing against the world's biggest players and hope for a good local crowd of supporters at Hutton Moor."
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The young local star has plunged himself into Premier League Snooker after qualifying through winning the Championship League earlier this year. Trump has turned heads since beating the current Premier League Snooker champion Ronnie O'Sullivan in the Snooker Grand Prix last October.
Bristol-based promoters of the events, Nigel Oldfield Sports Promotions (NOSP), have assisted in bringing the league to the South West.
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Director Nigel Oldfield commented: "The West Country has in the past been missed on the sports event circuit, but with initiatives such as Bristol's World Cup bid and the 2012 Olympics training camps and sailing venues planned, the region can prove itself as a host for top level sport."
Tickets can be purchased on 01934 425 900. Alternatively, for more information visit www.premierleaguesnooker.com or join the Premier League Snooker facebook group.