Owen Jackson won the 2018 Talbot Trophy at the Raikes Hotel after beating Jack Dyson 18 in a very close final, which from 10 across never had more than three in it. From 18-17 down he scored four singles to win the trophy and book a place at the Champion of Champions on Saturday, taking on John Kennish. Owen beat Mike Hill 14 in the Semi Final, always being a few ahead, while Jack defeated Terry Glover 17, again always leading. In the Quarters Owen beat Rob Hitchen 11, Jack defeated Sam Millward 17, Terry got past Glyn Storer 17 and Mike beat Andy Hamman 19.
The full scores are here.