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Snooker - World Cup


A three-man team competition was first held in 1979, and ran through to 1990. It was revived six years later as a one-off and then, under the guise of the Nations Cup, for three seasons from 1999.
In 2011 the concept was revived as a two-man contest. with a record 20 nations competing. It left the scene again for four years, was held in 2015 and then again in 2017.
Venues: 1979: Haden Hill Leisure Centre, Birmingham, Eng; 1980: New London Theatre, London, Eng; 1981-83: Hexagon Theatre, Reading, Eng; 1985-90: International Centre, Bournemouth, Eng; 1996: Waterghate Hotel, Bangkok, Tha; 2015: Convention Centre, Bangkok, Tha; 2015 - Sports Park Stadium, Wuxi, Chn


YEAR
WINNER
RUNNER-UP
1979
WALES 
(R'don, G'fiths, M'tjoy)
England
(F Davis, Spencer, Miles)
1980
WALES
(R'don, G'fiths, M'tjoy)
Canada
(Th'burn, S'vens, W'niuk)
1981
ENGLAND
(S Davis, Sp'cer, Taylor)
Wales
(R'don, G'ffiths, M'tjoy)
1982
CANADA 
(Th'burn, S'vens, W'niuk)
England
(S Davis, K'wles, White)
1983
ENGLAND
(S Davis, Knowles, Meo)
Wales
(R'don, G'fiths, M'tjoy)
1985
IRELAND
(H'gins, Taylor, Hughes)
England
(S Davis, K'wles, Meo)
1986
IRELAND
(H'gins, Taylor, Hughes)
Canada
(Th'burn, S'vens, W'niuk)
1987
IRELAND
(H'gins, Taylor, Hughes)
Canada
(Th'burn, S'vens, W'niuk)
1988
ENGLAND
(S Davis, White, Foulds)
Australia
(Ch'lton, Campbell, King)
1989
ENGLAND
(S Davis, White, Foulds)
Rest of the World
(S Fr'sco, O'Kane, D'go)
1990
CANADA
(Th'burn, R'doux, C'ron)
Northern Ireland  
(Higgins, Taylor, Murphy)
91-95
Not held
-
1996
SCOTLAND
(H'ry, H'gins, McM
'us
)
Irish Republic
(D'erty, O'Brien, M'phy)
97-98
Not held
-
1999
WALES (M'gan, W'ms,
S'vens, Dale)
Scotland (H''ry, H'gins,
McM'us, Small)
2000
ENGLAND (P'rott,
O'Sull'n, Lee, White)
Wales (M'gan, W'ams,
S'vens, Dale)
2001
SCOTLAND
(H'ry, H'gins, McM'us)
Irish Republic
(D'erty, O'Brien, Judge)
02-10 - -
2011 CHINA
(Ding, Liang)
Northern Ireland
(Allen, Greene)
12-14 Not held -
2015 CHINA 2
(Yan, Zhou)
Scotland
(Higgins, Maguire)
2016 Not held -
2017 CHINA
(Ding, Liang)
England
(Trump, Hawkins)

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