SLIDESHOW: Prize time for Ballymena Towers pool league

The Ballymena Towers Pool League season reached its conclusion on Friday night with the league’s annual dinner.

Players and officials gathered to reflect on a busy season of green baize action at the function, held in the Michelin Athletic Club.

Philip Houston, winner of the Player of the Year award, receives his trophy from David Armstrong. INBT22-252AC

Philip Houston, winner of the Player of the Year award, receives his trophy from David Armstrong. INBT22-252AC

It was a season in which the balance of power shifted away from the teams who have dominated the league’s competitions in recent years.

Inbetweeners claimed their first league title, while Towers Tavern were a force to be reckoned with in the knockout competitions.

Winners of the various awards were:

League Winners – The Inbetweeners

League R/Up – Towers Tavern

Moat Cup Winners- Fairhill Hustlers

Knockout Cup- Towers Tavern

Knockout Cup R/up- Michelin Masters

Shield Winners – Diamond Dazzlers

Shield R/up – Mighty Moat

Diamond Cup Winners (Top 6 competition) Towers Tavern

Diamond Cup R/up Meatballs

Braid Cup Winners Fairhill Hustlers

Braid Cup R/up The Coach

Three a Sides Winners -Meatballs

Three a Sides R/up- Connolly’s A

Doubles Winners – Pat McAnally & Ryan Foster

Doubles R/up- Dessie Cooper & Paul Francey

League Individual Winner – George McCullough

League Individual R/up –Ryan Foster

Player of the Year Winner – Phil Houston

Tommy Nelson Winner- Drew Sloan

Tommy Nelson R/up – Brian Hanna

Captains Cup Winner-David Armstrong

Captains Cup R/up – Alan Davidson

Senior Individual Winner – Jimmy Knowles

Senior Individual R/up- Albert McBride

Ladies Individual Winner-Mary Jo McCourt

Ladies Individual R/up- Linzi McClelland

Charity Singles Winner –Drew Sloan