Consolation for Charlie

CHARLIE Pringle (pictured) responded to the bitter disappointment of losing a three-way play-off in the Silver Tour group stages by clinching the Plate trophy.

The 14-year-old from Chandler’s Ford beat Gold Tour player Reece King in the final.


PRELIMS: Ben Tillison (Copnor SC, Portsmouth) beat Connor Shaw (Greenbaize, Bournemouth), Reece King (Greenbaize, Bournemouth) beat Keegan Reed (Salisbury SC), Jack Ratcliffe (Jesters, Swindon) beat Callum White (Copnor SC, Portsmouth).

QUARTER-FINALS: King beat Tillison, Shane Kearns (Jesters, Swindon) beat White, Kaine Petty (Salisbury SC) beat Ally Pollard (Salisbury SC), Charlie Pringle (Chandler’s Ford SC) beat Nat Kidner (Greenbaize, Bournemouth).

SEMI-FINALS: King beat Petty, Pringle beat Kearns.

FINAL: Pringle beat King.

Report and picture by Tim Dunkley.