Van Hove beat Rodney Goggins (Ireland) 6-2 in the final of the men's event while Evans overcame defending champion Wendy Jans (Belgium) 5-2.
A Main Tour spot was on offer to the winner of the men's event. Since both finalists had already qualified the spot was supposed to go to third place winner Vincent Muldoon (Ireland) but this was later retracted by the WSA.
Goggins defeated unlucky Bjorn Haneveer (Belgium) 6-5 in the third place playoff. Haneveer also lost 6-5 in the semis.
In the women's semi-finals Evans defeated Michelle Sherwin (Ireland) while Jans beat Anna Mazhirina (Russia).
This was Van Hove's first major title. Evans has won three world crowns and was runner-up in the 2004 European Championships.
Welsh prodigy Michael White had the highest break of the tournament with a 141.
Former top player Darren Morgan (Wales) was victorious the Masters division. In the final he beat Kieran McMahon (Northern Ireland) 6-2.
The event was held 6-16 June at the Ivy Rooms in Carlow, Ireland.
The European Main Tour play-offs was played just before the tournament. Van Hove won the event and a place on next season's Main Tour.
BTW. This is post No.100 in Billiard Pulse. :-)
- 2007 European Championships (Official site)
- European Snooker Championships (Global Snooker Centre)
- Van Hove Does The Double (greenbaize)
- 2007 European Amateur Championships, Carlow (Irish Sports Council
- Van Hove wins European Amateur Championship (ArmchairGM)
- Van Hove mit dem 2. EM-Titel in 10 Tagen! (Snookerblog - German)
- European championship (wendy-jans.com)
- World Ladies Snooker (Global Cuesports Centre)
- Kevin Van Hove (official site)
- Reanne Evans (Wikipedia)
- Darren Morgan (Wikipedia)