Women in Sport’s statement on Rebecca Kenna

March 2019

We support Rebecca Kenna’s decision to withdraw from her local snooker league due to a number of clubs unfairly operating a “men-only” policy.

It is shocking that in 2019 we are still debating this issue, especially when many other sports clubs have made the right decision and brought policies and membership criteria in line with gender equality.

We agree with the World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association’s clear stance that venues will not be considered to host any international competitions or be eligible for England’s official club scheme if they cannot demonstrate equality.

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