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JORDAN Winbourne could be heading to Parris next summer.

The 14-year-old (pictured left), based at Chandler’s Ford Snooker Club, has taken his first step towards winning a John Parris cue and case.

That’s the prize on offer to the Cuestars South of England Under-21 Gold Tour champion at the end of the 2010/11 season.

And Winbourne, favourite to successfully defend last year’s title, staked an early claim with victory in event one of eight at Salisbury Snooker Club.

The England international knocked in a 62 break in the second frame of a 3-1 victory over club-mate Kevin Impett in the final.

The second leg of the eight-tournament series is at Jesters, Swindon, on November 7.

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Jordan Winbourne: 62.
Ben Tanner: 49, 47, 45.
Lee Bell: 48.
Liam Burnet: 45.
Lee Warner: 42.


ROUND-ROBIN GROUP A: 1st, Daniel Tallentire (Westbury); 2nd, Daniel Woods (Chandler’s Ford); 3rd, Bradley Chappell (Green Baize, Bournemouth).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP B: 1st, Jordan Winbourne (Chandler’s Ford SC); 2nd, Lee Bell (The Academy, Eastleigh); 3rd, Lee Warner (Stoke SC, Gosport).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP C: 1st, Kevin Impett (Chandler’s Ford); 2nd, Chris Richards (Roath Labour Club, Cardiff); 3rd, Lee Roling (The Academy, Eastleigh).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP D: 1st, Liam Burnet (The Academy, Eastleigh); 2nd, Ben Tanner (The Academy, Eastleigh); 3rd, James Facey (Roath Labour Club, Cardiff).

QUARTER-FINALS (8 points): Tallentire beat Tanner 3-0, Winbourne beat Roberts 3-0, Impett beat Bell 3-1, Burnet beat Woods 3-2.

SEMI-FINALS (12 points): Winbourne beat Tallentire 3-0, Impett beat Burnet 3-2.

FINAL (25/18 points): Winbourne beat Impett 3-1.

Winfield takes Silver honours

TROWBRIDGE’S teenage snooker ace Daniel Winfield took the honours on the first leg of the Cuestars South of England Under-21 Silver Tour.

The 16-year-old opened the new campaign with a 3-1 victory over Ryan Gavin in the final at Salisbury Snooker Club.

Winfield, who finished fifth last season and is based at Player’s in Westbury, also slotted in the day’s highest break of 37.

He topped his round-robin group, defeated Gosport’s Mark Lloyd 2-0 in the quarter-finals and Basingstoke’s Carl Sidey 2-0 in the last-four.

It was an excellent Silver Tour debut for Gavin. The High Wycombe lad romped to victory in the Bronze rankings in 2009/10 and was certainly not outclassed as he stepped up a level.

Gavin saw off Swindon’s Joshua Lee 2-1 in the last-eight and Dean Matthews by the same score in the semis.

The second leg of the eight-tournament series is at Jesters, Swindon, on November 7.


Daniel Winfield: 37.
Dean Matthews: 30.
Paul Ives: 21.


ROUND-ROBIN GROUP A: 1st, Jamie Perry (Jesters, Swindon); 2nd, Mark Lloyd (Stoke SC, Gosport); 3rd, Thomas Lancastle (Keynsham SC); 4th, Bradley Hatch (The Academy, Eastleigh).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP B: 1st, Joshua Lee (Jesters, Swindon); 2nd, Oliver Parsons (Jesters, Swindon); 3rd, Cameron Gillon (Stoke SC, Gosport); 4th, Ben Courcha (Chandler’s Ford SC).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP C: 1st, Carl Sidey (The Academy, Basingstoke); 2nd, Ryan Gavin (Liberal Club, High Wycombe); 3rd, Paul Ives (Liberal Club, High Wycombe); 4th, Gary Wilkins (Player’s, Westbury).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP D: 1st, Daniel Winfield (Player’s, Westbury); 2nd, Dean Matthews (Ivy Leaf Club); 3rd, Jodie Symes (Jesters, Swindon); 4th, Matt Geer (The Academy, Eastleigh).

QUARTER-FINALS (8 points): Matthews beat Perry 2-0, Gavin beat Lee 2-1, Sidey beat Parsons 2-0, Winfield beat Lloyd 2-0.

SEMI-FINALS (12 points): Winfield beat Sidey 2-0, Gavin beat Matthews 2-1.

FINAL (25/18 points): Winfield beat Gavin 3-1.

Probets triumphs in all-Jesters final

SWINDON’S Connor Probets defeated his Jesters club-mate Troy Bodman 2-1 in the final of the first leg of the Cuestars South of England Under-21 Bronze Tour at Salisbury Snooker Club.

Probets beat two lads from Player’s in Westbury in the knockout, Callum Brown in the last-eight and Andy Dyer in the semi-finals.

He had finished first in his round-robin group despite losing to Austen Petty (Chandler’s Ford), who was making his Cuestars debut.

Beaten finalist Bodman actually finished second in his group – to another club-mate, Derrick Volante. He then accounted for Group A winner Joshua Hughes (Suzy Q’s, Worcester) and Sam Storey (Thatcham SC).

The second leg of the eight-tournament series is at Jesters, Swindon, on November 7.


Connor Probets: 26, 25.


ROUND-ROBIN GROUP A: 1st, Joshua Hughes (Suzy Q’s, Worcester); 2nd, Andy Dyer (Player’s, Westbury): joint 3rd, Cameron Holt (Liberal Club, High Wycombe), Nathan Farmer (Stoke SC, Gosport), Reece Harcombe (Stoke SC, Gosport); 6th, Justin Tuffill (Salisbury SC).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP B: 1st, Robert Harding (Sovereign SC, Farnborough); 2nd, Callum Browne (Player’s, Westbury); 3rd, David Edwards (Liberal Club, High Wycombe); 4th, Brad Lane (Copnor SC, Portsmouth); 5th, Jamie Wilson (Copnor SC, Portsmouth); 6th, Oliver Clark (Stoke SC, Gosport).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP C: 1st, Connor Probets (Jesters, Swindon); 2nd, Sam Storey (Thatcham SC); 3rd, Austen Petty (Chandler’s Ford); 4th, Mike Trigg (Chandler’s Ford); 5th, Jasmine Bolsover (Woking SC); 6th, Spike Hull (Chandler’s Ford).

ROUND-ROBIN GROUP D: 1st, Derrick Volante (Jesters, Swindon); 2nd, Troy Bodman (Jesters, Swindon); 3rd, Corrie Tallentire (Player’s, Westbury); 4th Ben Hatch (The Academy, Eastleigh); 5th, Charlie Gray (Chandler’s Ford); 6th, Matthew Bellinger (Jesters, Swindon).

QUARTER-FINALS (8 points): Bodman beat Hughes 1-0, Storey beat Harding 1-0, Probets beat Browne 1-0, Dyer beat Volante 1-0.

SEMI-FINALS (12 points): Bodman beat Storey 1-0, Probets beat Dyer 1-0.

FINAL (25/18 points): Probets beat Bodman 2-1.

Bradley Hatch claims Plate victory

BRADLEY Hatch, who hails from The Academy in Eastleigh, triumphed in the Plate competition at the first Cuestars Under-21 gathering of the season at Salisbury Snooker Club.

Hatch defeated Matt Bellinger (Jesters, Swindon) in the final.

The Plate competition is for those who failed to qualify for the Gold, Silver and Bronze knockouts. Hatch had finished fourth in his round-robin group in the Silver event.


LAST-16: Paul Ives beat Cameron Holt, Ben Hatch beat Justin Tuffill, Gary Wilkins beat Charlie Gray, Bradley Hatch beat Corrie Tallentire, Matt Geer beat Lee Warner, David Edwards beat Austen Petty, Nathan Farmer beat Jodie Symes, Matt Bellinger beat Reece Harcombe.

QUARTER-FINALS: Ives beat Ben Hatch, Bradley Hatch beat Wilkins, Geer beat Edwards, Bellinger beat Farmer.

SEMI-FINALS: Bradley Hatch beat Ives, Bellinger beat Geer.

FINAL: Bradley Hatch beat Bellinger.

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Tim Dunkley (World Snooker coach)