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Philippines Tour 2003
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UK Tour of the Philippines 2003

30 August to 12 September 2003

Steve Rogerson and Mick Beaumont from the Landor pool team joined Eamonn Staunton (a past Landor pool player) at his home in the Philippines. Along with a number of other British residents in the country, we formed a pool team that played local teams in Manila, Subic and Angeles before a grand final match against a Philippines national team in an evening that including appearances by ex-world champion Efren Reyes and world number eight Lenardo Andam .

30 August-1 September

Mick and Steve travel to the Philippines

Opening night reception

2 September

Match One: versus Guardall-All Electronic Systems Inc at the Galleon in Manila

Also: Mick and Steve visit the British Embassy

3 September

Match Two: Eight-ball eight team pool competition at Detour Billiard Hall, Makati

Also: A visit to The Cat House

4 September

Match Three: Snooker Challenge, The Manila Club

Match Four: Pool Challenge, Fibs Billiards Hall, Manila

Also: Visit to Intramuros and Fort Santiago, visit to a local show

5 September

Hanging around Eamonn's house before the trip to Subic, lizard in the pool, team members enjoying themselves in Subic

6 September

Match Five: versus Subic Water at Cuezone, Subic

Also: Jungle Experience and Survival Training, lunch at Vascoes Nautical Pub

7 September

Match Six: versus DFS Billiards Bar, Subic

Also: Swimming with whales, monkeys on the road, Subic Yacht Club

8 September

Match Seven: Versus Phoenix Hotel, Angeles

Also: Travelling to Angeles, Clark Museum

9 September

Match Eight: Versus Swagman Hotel at Emotions Nite Club, Angeles

Match Nine: Versus Jungle Bar, Angeles

10 September

Match Ten: Philippines versus UK, Fibs Billiards Hall, Manila, with guest appearances by Efren Reyes and Lenardo Andam

Also: Visiting Mick's friends near Santa Rita

11-12 September

Final Statistics

Mick and Steve travel home via Doha


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