Tony Burton Crowned 2009 All Ireland Under-21 9Ball Champion

Tony Burton Poolplayer

England’s Tony Burton who travels across the Irish sea each year to play in the annual All Ireland Open & Under-21 9-Ball Championships has added his name for the second time on the All Ireland Under-21 roll of honours list defeating the former 2007 European English 8Ball Champion Stephen Dempsey in a brilliant final with Tony getting over the line on a 9-7 victory to be crowned champion.

This young player has achieved other major success at junior level down through the years such as the northern & southern junior championship and twice runner-up in the British junior championship has now added another All Ireland Under-21 9Ball Championship title to his CV going alongside his 2007 victory when he defeated his friend Matt Lawrenson (England) 10-6 on that occasion a few years ago.

Tony, who is otherwise known as the Basildon Bomber overcame a host of top junior pool players from Ireland on route to victory in this years event which was one of the strongest field of players in the six year history of the tournament with the Basildon Bomber in top class form right from the start recording fantastic victories over the following top underage players listed below from the last-16 onwards to claim the title.

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