2018/19 English Amateur Last 4 – Hall V Sutton, Kell v Fitzpatrick

Sat/Sun 16/17th February, Clay Cross, Derbyshire.

Sunday saw Darren Kell see off Adam Clarke to reach the semi’s where he will play fellow Teessider Craig Fitzpatrick, making his first semi final with a win over Richard Whittle. The other semi see’s holder Rob Hall playing Matt Sutton, Hall earlier beating Phil Welham (and taking this seasons highest break to 306) and Sutton beating Martin Goodwill.
In the last 16, Welham beat Matt Peaker (top break of 119) by 7 points with a 49 unfinished break. Kell beat Chris Mitchell with the aid of 2 century breaks, Fitzpatrick having a top break of 141 in getting past Geoff Barrett. Matt Sutton eased past Darren Clarke and Richard Whittle overcame Terry McAdam. Terry Azor had a nice 112 break but it wasn’t enough to get past Goodwill who had a top break of 124, Hall topped out with a 196 in a one sided game with Mick Cooper. Mark Hatton had a decent half way lead but Adam Clarke overtook in the second period to win by a mere 28 points over the 4 hours.
Results here.