Gary Seales took the Griffith Tour Event 4 at Sharkx Newbridge recently.  Gary’s win moves him into number 2 spot on the Tour rankings.

On the way to the final, Gary had a good 2 nil win over Alan Beale in the Quarters and a close match against the Number 1 Tour player Annette Newman, winning in the 3rd frame on a black ball.

The other half of the draw saw Peter McDermott make his way to his first Tour final with wins over Declan Tuohy 2-0 in the Last 16, a 2-1 win over Leon Costello in the Quarters and 2-1 win over Christine Carr in the semis to meet Gary in the final.

Peter started well taking the first frame but Gary responded well with a few small breaks of 20 and 26 to level the match. The 3rd and final frame saw Gary move up a gear with some great potting to win and take the Griffith Tour 4 ranking.

Congratulations to Gary on his win and to Peter for a great performance.

In the plate event Dave Seales had a good win over Dan Carroll in the final.  Well done to Dave on his win.  Thanks to everyone for their support and to Paul & Bernie of Sharkx for their hospitality and help with our Tour events.

Annette Newman remains in number 1 spot with 480 points closely followed by Gary Seales in 2nd place on 450 points, Peter McDermott moves into 3rd place after the final on a 2 merit point margin between him and Leon Costello in 4th

Top 4 Griffith Tour Rankings

  1. Annette Newman          480-15
  2. Gary Seales                     450-14
  3. Peter McDermott          400-13
  4. Leon Costello                 400-11

Top 4 Griffith Tour Plate Rankings

  1. Declan Tuohy                400-2
  2. Alan  Beale                     400-1
  3. Dan Carroll                    390-3
  4. Dave Seales                    300-4

We are now half way through the €3,000 Griffith Tour season and a lot of snooker has yet to be played, so we will see many changes to the rankings as the season progresses.  Again thanks to all the tour players for their participation and support.