Sullivan gains consolation prize in Fareham

LONDONER Ronnie Sullivan beat Portsmouth potter Samuel Laxton in the final of the Plate competition during the seventh legs of the Cuestars Under-21 Gold, Silver and Bronze Tours at Fareham Snooker Club.

Sullivan had won two of his four group-stage matches in Gold while Laxton had only lost to both finalists in his Silver group.

Debutant Ryan Kneller (Waterlooville) made a new high break of 25 in his last-16 victory over six-year-old William Thomson (Eastleigh).

Top Spot Snooker Club, Havant, hosts the eighth legs of ten on Sunday, March 17.

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Ronnie Sullivan: 48.
Chloe White: 28.
Ryan Kneller: 25.
Samuel Laxton: 24.


PRELIM: Ryan Kneller (Waterlooville Sports Bar) beat James Slade (Crucible, Newbury).

LAST-16: Kneller beat William Thomson (Chandlers Ford SC), Will Kempson (Salisbury SC) beat Ben Crump (Stoke SC, Gosport), Dean Russell (Waterlooville Sports Bar) beat Zak Truscott (Waterlooville Sports Bar), Samuel Laxton (Waterlooville Sports Bar) beat Steven Hughes (Chandlers Ford SC), Callum White (Waterlooville Sports Bar) beat Freddie Turner (Salisbury SC), Sam Walter (Mayfair, Gosport) beat Tyler Mack (Waterlooville Sports Bar), Chloe White (Waterlooville Sports Bar) beat Jaydon Elliott (147 SC, Swindon), Ronnie Sullivan (Frames, Coulsdon) beat George Laxton (Waterlooville Sports Bar).

QUARTER-FINALS: Kempson beat Kneller, S Laxton beat Russell, Callum White beat Walter, Sullivan beat Chloe White.

SEMI-FINALS: S Laxton beat Kempson, Sullivan beat Callum White.

FINAL: Sullivan beat S Laxton.

Picture by Tim Dunkley

From left: Samuel Laxton, Fareham SC rep Brian Mitchell, Ronnie Sullivan.

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Tim Dunkley (World Snooker coach)