Australian men's team loses World Eight-Ball Pool Championships bid

AUSTRALIA, featuring Ballarat’s Jake McCartney, has come up short in its bid for the men’s team title at the World Eight-Ball Pool Championships in England.

Australian Men's team members Jamie Stevens, Don Colbert, Jake McCartney, Mark Curwood, Mark Gottlieb and Graeme Wright.

Australian Men's team members Jamie Stevens, Don Colbert, Jake McCartney, Mark Curwood, Mark Gottlieb and Graeme Wright.

Morocco knocked out Australia 8-7 in a semi-final overnight and now meets England in the final after host nation demolished Ireland 8-2.

Australia finished second to England in the round-robin stage, while Morocco came through the first-phase knock-out games between teams which finish third to sixth.

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