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Redan Blackball champ takes on the world

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Blackball - or 'pool' as we Aussies call it - has taken a Ballarat man to the Nations Cup in Malta, where he's finished in the top 15 per cent after just his first international tournament.

Now that he knows what the competition is like, Alan 'AJ' Marchingo is hoping he return next year and get even further.

We were intrigued to find out that Blackball is pretty much a national sport in Malta, the event has an impressive opening ceremony - and some of the team uniforms include some serious 'bling'.

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