Annette Newman from Carlow continues her good form on the National Amateur Ladies Billiards tour with a good win at the Sharkx Open Billiards Ranking 2 of the season.

In the first session Annette Newman from Carlow got off to a good start with a win over Jennifer Earle from Dublin with a score of 64-25 on the alarm.  Stephanie Foley from Carlow had a close match against Valerie Maloney from Laois with a win of 55-44 on the alarm.  Christine Carr from Kildare also in fine form against Joanna Ward from Kildare to seal the win on the clock 62-30

The second session saw Annette dictate the match in the last 10 minutes against Stephanie finishing on a score of 77-45 on the clock.  Joanna got her first win of the event in a close encounter against Jennifer just pipping her on the alarm 38-34.  Valerie got her first win against the current number 2, Christine in yet another very close match 36-34 on the alarm

In session 3 Annette continued her form but had to keep focused as Valerie made a comeback with 10 minutes to go but Annette got in a made a number of small breaks to finish with the win 66-42 on the alarm.  Jennifer got her first win on the board as her game improved against Christine finishing on a 52-30 score line,  Joanna played well against Stephanie to take the win on the alarm on 67-25

Session 4 would see Annette score well against Joanna and take the win on the alarm 74-34.  Christine got back to form against Stephanie to finish 50-38 in a close match while Jennifer took the win against Valerie in another close finish 32-28 on the alarm.

The 5th and final session saw Christine up her game against Annette to take the win on the alarm 67-41 and Stephanie also upped her scoring against Jennifer to win 58-28 on the clock.  Joanna would just pip Valerie on the alarm 35-32 in another close encounter.

After all the points were tallied, Annette took the win on the evening with a score of 322 followed in second place by Christine on 243 and Stephanie in a close 3rd on 221 with Joanna taking 4th spot on 204, 5th was Valerie on 182 and Jennifer 6th on 171

Congratulations to Annette on her win and well done to Christine on a fine performance.  Thanks to all the ladies for their participation and support.  Thanks to Dave Earle who helped out refereeing throughout the evening and thanks as always to Bernie, Paul and staff of Sharkx for all their support