Greg Smith won a third Midland Masters title after defeating Conor Chamberlain 18 in the final at Stretton BC. It was another imperious day for Greg, beating Paul Lamb 10 in the Semi Finals and David Ord 9 in the Quarter Finals. He had defeated Mark Burdett 9 and Dan Taylor 12 in the first two rounds as well. Conor nearly gave the home crowd something to celebrate as he reached his first Midland Masters final. He had beaten Mick Ledwidge in his Semi Final 10, a welcome return to form for Mick who has endured a tough season. Conor had started off with getting past Daniel Edkins 14, then Lewis Scott 8, Nigel Iliff 13 and Stuart Rutter 15 in the Quarter Finals. In the other two Quarter Finals Paul Lamb beat young George Chapman 7 and Mick had beaten Gordon Hawkins 14.
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