Larry shield Champion 2016

Larry O’Dea had a great day’s competition recently when he took the Griffith Shield Tour 1 event at Sharkx Newbridge.  Larry reached the final beating Gary Seales 2-1 in the quarters and Leon Costello 2-0 in the semis.

In the other half of the draw, Dan Carroll had a good 2-0 win over Declan Tuohy in the quarters and a hard match against Dave Seales in the semis with Dan taking the first and Dave replying with breaks of 23 and 30 to level at 1-1, however Dan played well in the 3rd to take it and reach the final.

The final was close with Larry taking the first on the pink and Dan had chances in the second to level but Larry played some great snooker towards the end to win again on the pink ball and take the title.


Congratulations to Larry on his win and this put’s him top of the Tour ranking, a good start for him.  Well done and thanks to all the players for their support and we look forward to our next tour event on Sunday 21 February in Joey’s Dublin.

Thanks to Paul and staff of Sharkx for as always, welcoming our events and players and providing excellent facilities

Top 4 after event 1

  1. Larry O’Dea         150-6
  2. Dan Carroll          120-4
  3. Dave Seales          100-3
  4. Leon Costello       100-0