This afternoon, in Watford Colosseum, Ronnie and John Parrot were beaten on the blackball shootout by Cliff Thorburn – who played awesome – and Tony Drago. Cliff and Tony took a 2-0 lead, before Ronnie and John forced the deciding blackball shootout, largely aided by two good breaks from Ronnie.
Ronnie had a half chance to pot the final black but he was tight on the rail with a difficult angle and missed it. He had some safety in mind though as he put the white tight on the cushion as far away from the black as he possibly could. Cliff though took the pot – a seriously thin cut – and got it …
Well done Cliff Thorburn and Tony Drago. They are in the Final tonight where they will face Jimmy White and Tony Knowles.
It was all played in good spirit with smiles all round though.
Enjoy some images of the match here ( pictures by Monique Limbos)