Tony Vittle stops the freight train!

Tony Vittle put a stop to Marvin Padrigo’s runaway win streak to win Masse’s NZ 9 Ball Championship. Tony peaked at the right time beating Joe Pologa 7-1, the talented KD Singh 9-3, and then taking the championship in a nail biting final 9-8. It would have been Marvin’s 15th straight win and his 3rd major tournament win in a row, but it seems like he has a boogie man. In the final Marvin was up 8-6 and had many opportunities to take the title but stumbled a the last hurdle. As for Tony, he just sat back and kept the pressure on by going frame for frame and punished Marvin’s every mistake. In the end Marvin missed a getable shot to gift the championship to Tony.

Massé New Zealand Junior Pool Team win 11 Trophies at 2017 VNEA World Championships in Erie, PA, USA

Another brilliant trip to the Junior VNEA World Pool Championships! The Junior Team have impressed everybody with their skills and have done themselves, their parents, Massé, VNEA and New Zealand extremely proud!
The tournament started with the 8-Ball Singles Championships on day 1 which ran through to the first half of day 2. The tournament is split into the following age categories; Under 14s, Under 18s and Under 21s.  Day 2 saw the finals of the singles championships which was a nail-biting experience for our New Zealand team as we had many players make it through to the top 4 of their category.