Scott Simpson of Sir John Bayley won the Wrockwardine Wood Open for a third time after beating Staffordshire County team mate Nathan Dawes 19 in a very close final. No more than three points separated the two players, with Nathan leading early on with the help of more 2s as he was 10-7 up, before Scott then was aided by four 2s himself as he lead 17-16. He went 19-17 up before going 19 across and then scoring two singles to win the competition again. In the Semi Finals and Scott defeated Scott Harries of Bylet after leading 10-1 early on. Scott came back to 16 across with the help of five 2s, before Simpson pulled away to win 17. The other Semi was a closer affair, with Nathan beating Darren Plenderleith 20. Nathan had a break of 8 to go 13-6 up before Darren got back to 13-11. From 15 across Darren went 20-15 up but Nathan then ran out.
In the Quarter Finals and Nathan got past Ashley Tattersley 16 after coming back from 9-3 down to lead 17-11 and finish if off. Darren beat Simon Homer 20, who beat favourite Mike Beer from Castlefields first round 18, after leading 12-3 and 20-16. Scott Harries defeated Ben Lynch 15, after holding off a fightback from 20-9 up. Scott Simpson also won 15, against another former winner in Pete Farmer of Newport.
Salop Leisure and the league would like to congratulate Scott on his win.
Full scores are here.