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Snooker teen aims for a title double
8:10am Saturday 12th May 2012 in General Sport
AFTER reaching the finals of two national junior competitions, Shane Castle insists he can land both titles.
The phenomenal 14-year-old, pictured, from Marchwood gave an emphatic “yes” to the possibility of regaining the English Under-14 Championship crown AND claiming the English Under-16 trophy for the first time.
Castle dropped just three frames in six matches as the 16 qualifiers in each age group were whittled down to just two at the Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds.
He now faces a double date at the World Snooker Academy, Sheffield, during the EASB finals weekend on May 26-27, against James Pearson (Leeds) in the under-14 final and Joshua Mulholland (Liverpool) in the under-16s.
Full story and more snooker in today's Daily Echo