Former winner John Wellham books Bradford Snooker Championship quarter-final against Lewis Walsh

Former Bradford Snooker Championship winner John Wellham faces Lewis Walsh in this season’s quarter-finals

FORMER John Wellham saw off the challenge of Dean Parker to reach the quarter-finals of the Bradford Snooker Championships with a 4-1 last-16 victory.

Wellham, who won the title in 2014, will now face Lewis Walsh for a place in the last four.

Full draws for Bradford Championship events – Singles quarter-finals: Howard Mawson v Gareth Green, Kevin Firth v Wayne Cooper, Mark Ball v Russell Morgan, John Wellham v Lewis Walsh.

Pairs semi-finals: Gareth & Anthony Green v Wayne Cooper & Kevin Firth, John & Chris Wellham v Lewis Walsh & Howard Mawson.

Players have until Sunday, April 2 to complete their matches.

Quarter-final first-leg matches in the Hey’s Trophy and Hopkinson Plate get underway tomorrow night, with the second legs a week tomorrow.

Hey’s Trophy: Cullingworth Cons A v Lilycroft WMC A, East Ward B v Undercliffe Cricket Club A, Upper Bolton Cons v East Ward A, Clayton Liberals A v Salthorn WMC.

Hopkinson Trophy: Eccleshill WMC B v Owlett Hall, Baildon Woodbottom v Tong Liberals B, Tong Liberals A v Fields A, Windhill Cons B v Leicester Street.

Entry forms are now available for the 2017 Bradford Snooker Handicap and can be downloaded by clicking HERE or from tournament director Eddie Ratcliffe (07790- 379832)

Bradford no1 Snooker side travel to Sheffield no1 on Sunday for the return leg in what’s to be expected in a high standard match.

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