Sportsman are national pool champions

The Sportsman team.
The Sportsman team.

The pool team from Boston’s Sportsman have been crowned National Inter-league champions.

Competing in what is known as the most prestigious Team event in England, they qualified as one of the county’s top two teams.

At Great Yarmouth they came out on top of all 96 teams which reached the final stages, beating sides from Blackburn, Cornwall, Nottingham and Leicester.

In the quarter-finals they beat Trent Trophies before seeing off Manchester’s Normans Elite in the semis.

In the final they beat defending champions, Nottingham’s Sun Valley, 10-7.

The Sportsman’s former England Internationals Neil Davey and Gary Willis finished first and second in the players stats out of 910 players.