Poland 2 and Belgium progress to the semis in Women’s Team event

Poland 2 and Belgium qualified for the semifinals of the Women’s Team event at the 2023 European Championships in Albena (Bulgaria). Both squads sit atop Group A with two wins from two matches while Israel 1 and Scotland are already out.

In Group B after the first round Poland 1 and Latvia are tied for the first place with a 1-0 record ahead of Romania and Israel 2.

In the Seniors event Simon Cooke (Northern Ireland) beat Wayne Brown (England) 3:1 in a high-scoring affair. Frame 1 was the only one not to feature a break of at least 40. Cooke potted the black to open the score and fired a quick 63 to go 2:0 in front.

Brown answered with a 52 in the third but a 46 clearance propelled the Irishman to his third straight win. Despite the loss Brown is also through to the knockout stage.