Portsmouth beat Gosport for snooker title

Jack Whatmough models Pompey's new away kit in the club's promotional poster

Pompey unveil away kit

PORTSMOUTH snooker league retained their inter league shield after a comprehensive win over Gosport and Fareham.

Gosport had gone into the second leg at Stoke Snooker Club with high hopes after winning the first match 10-8 at Craneswater Club in Southsea.

But Pompey fielded a strong side and hammered their rivals 14-4 on Saturday night.

This put the aggregate score at 22-14 to the city and meant they retained the trophy they won last year.

Pompey got off to a great start with captain Pascal Richard in great form winning 3-0, while youngster Jordan Winbourne won 2-1.

Pete Oughton, Scott Stoneage and Simon Munday all had wins. Gosport's only victory came from Mick Jurd, with Dave Coombs also putting in a good performance, knocking in a 62 break to win a frame.

Second leg results in full:

Gosport. Portsmouth

Paul Foster 0-3 Pascal Richard

Steve Bennett 1-2 Jordan Winbourne

Paul West 0-3 Scott Stoneage

Dave Coombs 1-2 Simon Munday

Mick Jurd 2-1 Colin Norton

Richie Hickman 0-3 Pete Houghton