Pool star Chris Melling in action at Deighton

PROFESSIONAL Pool star Chris Melling is set to appear at Deighton WMC in April.

PROFESSIONAL Pool star Chris Melling is set to appear at Deighton WMC in April.

The former World No1 will take on up to 30 local players as part of a Pool Exhibition in an event sponsored by Armitage Leisure Services.

Nicknamed ‘the Magician,’ Melling is currently ranked the No1 Pool player in Europe, and is the first person to become a professional in both 8-ball and 9-ball pool, while also being a Snooker pro.

The 33-year-old from Keighley will play 30 different players, picked from the audience, along with the members who have sold the most tickets, after which he will demonstrate a series of trick shots.

All the matches will be played under World and EPA rules.

The event is scheduled for Saturday, April 6 (7.30pm) and tickets are £3 available either from Deighton club (01484 420426) or Dave McGregor (01484 314601).

 

Journalists

Doug Thomson
Huddersfield Town correspondent
Chris Roberts
Huddersfield Giants correspondent
Louise Cooper
Crime correspondent
Nick Lavigueur
Health Correspondent
Joanne Douglas
Local Government Correspondent
Linda Whitwam
Education Correspondent
Henryk Zientek
Business Correspondent
Val Javin
Features Editor
Martin Shaw
Mirfield Correspondent