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Insights and debate from players and organisers within the New Zealand 8 ball pool scene.

Insights and debate from players and organisers within the New Zealand 8 ball pool scene.
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Location:

United States

Description:

Insights and debate from players and organisers within the New Zealand 8 ball pool scene.

Language:

English

Contact:

0064210482124


Episodes

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 10 (Graeme Watson)

1/21/2019
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This week, Alex Stones speaks with the President of Pool Canterbury, Graeme Watson. During the conversation Graeme covers a range of topics including his role in the creation of the NZPA, the history and current development of pool in Christchurch, and how we can avoid burnout in a congested pool calendar. Graeme also discusses some of his own personal battles away from the table.

Duration:00:42:04

Tribute to Gary te Hibbs

1/2/2019
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On Christmas Eve the New Zealand cue sports community was shocked and saddened by the sudden passing of Gary te Hibbs, a much-loved pool and snooker player as well as a genuine character within the game. To pay tribute to Gary, Alex Stones sat down with one of his close friends and competitors, Brent Wells.

Duration:00:05:16

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 9 (Brent Wells)

12/13/2018
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To celebrate the festive season, Alex Stones speaks with arguably the most consistent player of 2018, Brent Wells. During the chat, Brent discloses how he celebrates with his pairs partner Dean Garnett, provides some info about an upcoming money match with Brad Campbell, and reveals the real reason for those sunglasses on his head!

Duration:00:29:54

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 8 (Jamie Stevens)

11/26/2018
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During this episode, Alex Stones speak with Jamie Stevens, creator of Cue Sport Revolution and instigator of the some of the biggest money matches ever seen in Australia. Jamie provides an overview of the Australian pool scene, before explaining how Cue Sport Revolution came to exist. We also consider how New Zealand could go about replicating what Jamie has achieved.

Duration:00:36:45

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 7 (Molrudee Kasemchaiyanan)

11/14/2018
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In Episode 7, Alex Stones sits down with Molrudee Kasemchaiyanan; professional 9 ball player and co-owner of Excellence Billiards. During this episode Molrudee discusses her early experiences of playing in Germany, the importance of technology in American pool, as well as a look ahead to her future plans for the coming months and year.

Duration:00:27:34

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 6 (Bayden Jackson)

10/24/2018
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As the 2018 season reaches its conclusion, Alex Stones sits down with former England international as well as only the second player to have won both the Chartered Clubs 8 ball and snooker nationals, Bayden Jackson. During this episode Bayden discusses his early years playing in the UK and the transition to NZ, a look at etiquette at the table, as well as his thoughts on the future of the game. During this episode Bayden also openly discusses his ongoing battle with depression. All too often...

Duration:00:42:58

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 5 (Brad Campbell)

9/24/2018
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On the eve of the Superleague Nationals, Alex Stones sits down with its creator and pioneer, Brad Campbell. In this episode Brad discusses his reasons for starting the Superleague, the logistics of getting it on television, and his attempt in 2015 to change the Chartered Club rules to World Rules.

Duration:00:29:58

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 4 (Phil Brazier)

9/6/2018
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As Team NZ go hard in China, pull up a chair and take a trip down memory lane with Phil Brazier, the 1983 National Champion. In this episode Phil recalls with Alex Stones his journey from Taiwan to Tokoroa and everything in between including playing on the Sydney pub circuit and representing NZ at the 9 Ball World Championships during the 1990s.

Duration:00:32:56

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 3 (Matt Edwards)

8/26/2018
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In the third episode Alex Stones speaks with Matt Edwards; professional player, owner of Excellence Billiards, and an ambassador of the game. Matt provides insights into the game on the world stage as well as some future plans for the NZPA.

Duration:00:24:59

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 2 (Garry Simpson)

8/11/2018
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In the second episode Alex Stones speaks with veteran tournament director, Garry Simpson, about the events that have shaped Clubs NZ 8 ball tournaments and the changes that he has introduced. Garry also reveals his top 5 all-time players!

Duration:00:20:48

Inside NZ Pool: Episode 1 (Simon Singleton)

7/30/2018
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In the first episode Alex Stones speaks with the current Clubs NZ 8 ball National Champion, Simon Singleton, on his journey from playing snooker in the UK to pool in NZ, as well as his future plans in 9 ball and what changes he would like to see made to the way pool tournaments are run.

Duration:00:37:46