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to wonder why there are no women in snooker

(9 Posts)
smoking2shoes Sat 10-Oct-09 17:10:40


greensnail Sat 10-Oct-09 17:14:16

There's a female referee.

I'm sure they used to sometimes have female players on big break blush do they have separate tournaments somewhere?

RealityBites Sat 10-Oct-09 17:14:46

Message withdrawn

purepurple Sat 10-Oct-09 17:14:47

I think the women do seperate tournaments

smoking2shoes Sat 10-Oct-09 17:16:55

I can uderstand with football
but it is hardly a contact sport

unfitmother Sat 10-Oct-09 17:19:43

Norks in the way?? wink

unfitmother Sat 10-Oct-09 17:20:27

Or maybe we have better things to do? hmm

nickelbabe Sat 10-Oct-09 17:22:47

the rules allow women to play in the normal tournaments that the men play in, but they very rarely qualify.
sometimes you see women's names in the early stages of major tournaments.

there are also women's snooker tournaments, but they aren't televised (or much publicized really, which is a shame)

just like women's football.

TheProvincialLady Sat 10-Oct-09 17:30:52

YABU it is so blindingly obvious that NO woman is ever going to be prepared to wear a polyester waistcoat on national television.

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