In October / November 2008, West Australian representatives travelled to Launceston, Tasmania to compete in the 2008 Australian Eightball Championships. On behalf of the WA Eightball Federation, its members and the general public, congratulations to the following people who were selected to represent Western Australia at this event, and those selected to represent Australia at the World Eightball Championships in 2009:
West Australian Open Team
Sonny Lister (Captain)
Justin Sajich (Vice Captain and Australian representative)
Steve Saxon (Australian representative)
Steve Brett (Albany)
West Australian Master's Team
Shan Baker (Australian representative)
Avelino De Frietas
Introducing.....Mr Avelino De Frietas
Congratulations to Avalino for not only being inducted into the Australian Eight-Ball Federation's Hall of Fame for 2008, but for also competing in the Australian Masters Test Series against New Zealand.
Open Player rankings for 2008 are avaliable by clicking here.
Congratulations to Steve Saxon, Justin Sajish, Levi Congdon and Adrian Lancester for automatically qualifying for the 2008 WA State Team........but who will compliment these players and travel to Launceston?
Some of WA's best are yet to come but you'll have to keep an eye on this page to find out who they are. The other WA State Team places will be determined after the play-offs on August 23rd/24th. It's literally nail biting stuff !!
Results from the WA State Trials:
WA State Trial #1 (5/4/08) - Well done to Levi Congdon for winning the 1st trial.
WA State Trial #2 (19/4/08) - Well done to Levi Congdon for winning the 2nd trial.
WA State Trial #3 (3/5/08) - Well done to Levi Congdon for winning the 3rd trial.
WA State Trial #4 (17/5/08) - Well done to Clint Kappler for winning the 4th trial.
WA State Trial #5 (7/6/08) - Well done to Rod Gurney for winning the 5th trial.
WA State Trial #6 (14/6/08) - Well done to Justin Sajich for winning the 6th trial.
WA State Trial #7 (21/6/08) - Well done to Shan Baker for winning the 7th trial.