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[22 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
The snooker world is honouring Billy O’Connor

Today, the snooker world took farewell of Billy O’Connor, a talented young snooker player, but more importantly a very nice, selfless and ever brave person. Snooker players including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Stuart Bingham, Judd Trump, Jack Lisowski, Oliver Lines and Sean O’Sullivan were there to remember Billy, whose brave three-year battle with cancer ended on December 9th.

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[9 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
Farewell Billy

Billy O’Connor has lost his battle against cancer this morning. For four years, he fought against the disease, showing great courage, he never gave up. He was a lovely person and a great snooker talent.
Billy’s funeral is held on 22/12/15 at 10am Holy Family Church, Oxbow Lane, Dagenham, Essex and onto Eastbrook End Cemetery for the burial after. Flowers can be ordered from Four Seasons in Broad Street, Dagenham.

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[24 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Billy O’Connor Snooker Marathon raises over 11K for charity!

Billy O’Connor is 17 years old and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. He was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 15. He’s a very gifted young snooker player currently captaining England team. He organised a 24h snooker marathon on August 16, 2014, to support Teenage Cancer Trust. Several pros and former pros showed their support – Jack Lisowski, Neil Robertson Stuart Bingham, Mark King, Sean O’Sullivan were there – and the event raised a over £11000 for Teenage Cancer Trust! THANK YOU!!!

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[6 Mar 2012 | No Comment | ]

Billy’s snooker career continues to improve. He recently took part in the Star of the Future 2012 competition in Prestatyn, Wales. In February Billy met with 33 15yr and under fellow snooker players. In a group of 8 he finished top of his league, without being beaten, with 30 points and progressed to the last 16. Beating Billy Stanton 3-0 he then went on to the last 8 to beat Jake Mulligan 3-0. His reign continued to the last 4 beating Tyler Rees 3-0. He reached the final without losing …

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[10 Apr 2011 | No Comment | ]
Billy O’Connor reaches last four of EASB U14

The Grove’s Billy O’Connor took part in the EASB English Under 14 tournament in Leeds on 26 March.

Billy reached the semi-final after progressing to the kock-out phase beating Robert Jones 4-2 and Russell Morgan 4-1. However he lost to Louise Heathcote 4-1 in the last four.
Billy has also been selected to play for England – more news on this soon!

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[4 Oct 2010 | No Comment | ]
EASB Junior Tour, Woking: 3rd October 2010

A great event for the Grove’s Billy O’Connor who made it through to the final after beaing Guy Lozt in the semi final, only to lose 2-1 to Lewis Frampton.
It was Billy’s best performance to date and we’re hoping for his good form to continue in the next event here at the Grove Snooker Club in two weeks’ time.
Billy defeated another Grove player, Ryan Marriner, 3-0 in the group stages before making it through to the semi-finals.