Wayne Cooper and Kevin Firth close in on another title

Kevin Firth and Wayne Cooper have another pairs title in their sights

WAYNE Cooper and Kevin Firth are just one win away from a sixth Bradford Snooker Championship pairs title together.

The duo reached yet another final after a 3-0 victory over defending champions Gareth and Anthony Green.

Cooper has already won the event a total of nine times, while Firth has six titles to his credit.

Meanwhile, Stefan Risidi has joined four-time singles champion Gareth Green in this year’s semi-finals.

Risidi beat Adam Tipper 4-1 – the highlight being a clearance of 67 in the opening frame from 43 behind, which set the tone for the remainder of the match

BRADFORD No 1’s snooker side are back in action at Undercliffe Cricket Club on Sunday (7pm), when the Division One leaders take on Wakefield in the Yorkshire Inter-District League.

The UK League champions head the table by two points from Sheffield No 2, who head to Harrogate, and with only four matches remaining, the title race looks to be heading to the wire.

* ENTRY forms are now available for the revamped Yorkshire Snooker Handicap, which will be played at Corner Pockets in Rotherham.

There will be two qualifying events on April 15 and May 13, with the final stages taking place on May 20.

The entry fee is £15 but the initial format will be based on round-robin group matches, so players are guaranteed at least three matches of three frames each.

The deadline for entry is March 31 and entry fees must be paid by this time.

For an entry form, e-mail bradfordsnooker@hotmail.com or download from HERE

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