Selected Career Highlights:
2008 Beat Jimmy White in a snooker exhibition in front of an audience of over 300 people at the Dome in Doncaster.
2008 Represented Great Britain in the 9-ball pool World Championship for wheelchair players at the Sands Regency Casino Hotel in Reno, Nevada USA. (streamed live on www.azbilliards.com)
2011 Special guest at Snooker Legends, the Dome in Doncaster
2011 Ended the season ranked #10 on BWPPA tour
2012 Semi-finalist BWPPA 9-ball British Open Main Event after a 9 month break from tournament play
Full name: Matthew Lester
Nickname: Doncaster Destroyer
DOB: 19/9/1988, Doncaster, South Yorkshire England
When did you start playing: I started playing competitive Snooker in 2001, American pool since 2006.
Home Club: Escape Pool Bar, Barnsley
Favorite venue: Wheelchair Cuesports Academy, Aylesbury
Sponsors: Escape Pool Bar in Barnsley
Cues Used: Wayne Holmes custom-made playing cue, OB Cues Break cue, Sanctuary Cues short cue (for confined spaces)
Favourite pool player: Darren Appleton
Ambition: To become UK number 1, European Champion and World Champion on the wheelchair tours and compete as high as I can on the mainstream tours
Motivation: Competing at the highest level with the best players, setting myself realistic but challenging targets, Winning!