Pool enthusiasts in the Cardigan area joined in congratulating local player Gary Murtagh on becoming the first cueist from this neck of the woods to secure a Welsh title.

The 32-year-old captain of Cardigan & District Pool League champions Lamb A met with success when competing in the Welsh Pool Championships 3-a-side tournament at Trecco Bay Holiday Park, Porthcawl.

The prolific trophy winner on the local scene joined forces with established Welsh International John Samuel and Mike Hughes of south Wales to take the title with a 5-2 win in the final.

The winners and runners-up received engraved trophies and cash prizes.