Charity snooker match in Lostock Hall

Snooker players are invited to a charity match to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.

Thursday, 31st August 2017, 11:10 am
Updated Monday, 11th September 2017, 12:35 pm
Last year's event - Tony' Forgione's wife Maureen presented the winners cup to Chris Norbury at the charity snooker match for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

The Tony Forgione Memorial Cup event will take place at Elite Snooker Club, Coote Lane, Lostock Hall, on Sunday September 24, from noon.Entry is £5 on the door with cash prizes for the winner. All money raised will go towards Rosemere Cancer Foundation The event is organised by Jason Knowles, and Mark Smith, of Leyland, in honour of family member Tony Forgione, who died of oesophageal cancer last July.Jason, 44, of Leyland, said: “I organised this last year and it was a great success and this year we aim to raise more money for a fabulous charity. “I am doing this in memory of my father-in-law and I also lost my own father in 2012 to lung cancer so this is a cause close to my heart.“I want to say thank you to Chris Norbury, owner of Elite Snooker Club, for allowing us to have the event at his club for the second year running.”

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