Stewart Meddings and Derek Wright were the first qualifiers of the 2018 George Masters on Sunday. Royal Oak’s Stewart defeated Steve Wallace of the Greville Arms 21 in his qualifier, after beating Ivan Smout 25 and James Cosgrave 20. Derek Wright, from Wem USC in Shropshire, also got through impressively by beating David Clarke 17 in his qualifier, after getting past Phil Cookson 27 and Tyler Richardson 8.
Full results are here.
On Sunday sees another top quality field take part, including Crosfield Cup winners Carl Fielding of the Greville Arms, Tom Palmer from Castlefields and Ant Bracken of Willenhall Nordley. Also there is Isle of Man Merit winner John Kennish, and Staffordshire county pair Jamie Wyer and Simon Homer from Dudley Dell. Glen Herbert of Three Magpies is another player from our league taking part.
Sunday 9th September Players: