Leo Scullion

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Leo Scullion
Born (1958-04-10) 10 April 1958 (age 59)
Glasgow, Scotland
Sport country  Scotland
Professional 1999

Leo Scullion is a professional snooker referee from Glasgow, Scotland, who has been officiating on the main tour since 1999.

Career[edit]

After spending many years of his life as a taxi driver, and later a policeman, Scullion qualified as a professional referee in the 1990s.[1]

His first senior match was in the 1999 Challenge Tour, and officiated his first televised match in the 2001 Regal Scottish Masters, a tie between Stephen Lee and Patrick Wallace.

Scullion started to become a Snooker personality in the 2000s and eventually officiated his first final in 2011, at the China Open. He then took charge of another two finals the following year, at the World Open and the UK Championship respectively.[2]

Personal life[edit]

In a 2010 interview with World Snooker, Scullion stated that his hobbies include "Golf, TV and Snooker", going on to claim that he had made a highest break of 93.

Scullion is currently living in East Kilbride, Scotland.[1]

As of December 2014, Leo Scullion is being treated for cancer.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Leo Scullion". World Snooker. 2 November 2010. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  2. ^ "Leo Scullion". Pro Snooker Blog. Retrieved 12 December 2012. 
  3. ^ Scullion battling cancer