Draw made for Marcus Dickson Trophy in snooker

CUE...DRAW. Don Leighton makes the draw for the Marcus Dickson Memorial Trophy with Sammy Walker (committee) looking on along with Curtis Boreland, James Nesbitt and Lee Hull at Potters Snooker Club.CR41-107SC.
CUE...DRAW. Don Leighton makes the draw for the Marcus Dickson Memorial Trophy with Sammy Walker (committee) looking on along with Curtis Boreland, James Nesbitt and Lee Hull at Potters Snooker Club.CR41-107SC.

The draw for the Marcus Dickson Memorial Trophy was made in Potters Snooker Club in Coleraine with a number of enthusiastic players watching on to see who they would be paired with in the first round.

The competition hopes to start next week and players are asked to sort out their games as soon as possible.

The draw has thrown up a few interesting ties with players going to have to be on top form to progress.

All games are the best of five frames with the final the best of seven.

FULL DRAW:

M Hutchinson v L Hull; L McConaghie v S McIlroy; D McCorkell v H Ward; W Boreland v R McDonnell; G McClements v M Crawley; G Stratton v S Walker; D Tweed v A Boreland; W Eakin v A Toner; K Hunter v P Roulsen; P McCluskey v D Baker; M Murphy v S Williamson; D Reid v J Toner; D Doherty v C Sweeney; S Gray v G Cooke; A McGonigle v W Purcell; D Leighton v D Harley.

With the league now in its fourth week there were a few upsets in last week’s games.

The first came in Potters Seagulls game against Dunloy United as the Seagulls won by five frames to one.

Young J Nesbitt got the ball rolling with a 2-0 win over M Crawley, which also earned him the Man of the Match honour.

S Coban saw off C Canning by the same margin while C Boreland held R McDonnell to a draw.

The high flying Drones All Stars failed to live up to expectation as they were beaten 4-2.

Veterans Sammy Walker and P Harley were first up and they shared the spoils as did D Tweed and D Baker.

The Man of the Match was All Stars’ R McIntyre, who put up a fine performance in his league debut winning both games against G Cooke.

Dunloy Galaxy also picked up a win beating Potters Elite 4-2, while Potters Aces beat Legion Hawks by the same margin.