Syked out Hughes claims Plate

GOLD Tour player Steven Hughes overcame Swindon youngster Jaydon Elliott in the Plate final during the fourth legs of the Cuestars Under-21 Gold, Silver and Bronze Tours at Frames Sports Bar, Coulsdon.

The 18-year-old had been knocked out of his group by brothers Oliver and Dan Sykes.

Earlier, Elliott compiled a new high break of 23 in his Bronze group victory over Thomas Devine (Chandler’s Ford).

The whole event attracted 48 entries.

Chandlers Ford Snooker Club hosts the fifth legs of ten on Sunday, January 5.

For more information about the event sponsors, Frames Sports Bar and Mr Gold, visit and contact Mr Gold via [email protected] or ring 07930 355677.


Marcos Dayao: 43.
Steven Hughes: 31.


LAST-16: Steven Hughes (Chandlers Ford SC) beat Callum Truelove (Castle SC, Brighton), Thomas McEvoy (Salisbury SC) beat Chloe White (Waterlooville Sports Bar), Sam Walter (Mayfair, Gosport) beat Morgan Gearing (Castle SC, Brighton), Marcos Dayao (Hurricane Room, Kings Cross) beat Tyler Mack (Waterlooville Sports Bar), Richard Hillgrove (Basildon SC) beat Arthur McCahill (Castle SC, Brighton), Mason Wilson (Academy, Basingstoke) beat William Thomson (Chandlers Ford SC). Byes: Jaydon Elliott (147, Swindon), Zain Jeraj (Hurricane Room, Kings Cross).

QUARTER-FINALS: Hughes beat McEvoy, Dayao beat Walter, Wilson beat Hillgrove, Elliott beat Jeraj.

SEMI-FINALS: Hughes beat Dayao, Elliott beat Wilson.

FINAL: Hughes beat Elliott.

Picture by Tim Dunkley

Steven Hughes (left) and Jaydon Elliott

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