DAVE FISHER (Denby Grange) and Matt Gillies from Oldham were the latest qualifiers in the £5,000 Brighouse Classic sponsored by Naylor Wintersgill (Chartered Accountants).
Fisher beat Halifax’s Roy Nicholson 21-12 and Gillies left Chris Bielby (Bridlington) on 14 in the qualifying games.
The next heat takes place on Friday when a large Sheffield contingent including Chris Brown, Matt Bower and Ernie Wearing will be in action.
Full draw (6.30 start): Ryan Clark (Sheffield) v Lee Heaton (Horwich), Ernie Wearing (Sheffield) v Mark Ferris (Stoke), Ian Ross (Sheffield) v Nigel Cranston (Wakefield), Mick O’Brien (Doncaster) v Chris Brown (Sheffield), Peter Wilcox (Crossgates) v Dean Ferris (Stoke), John Richardson (Doncaster) v Richard Jackson (Sheffield), John Metters (Blackburn) v Clive Austin (Halifax), Chris Kelly (Sheffield) v Matt Bower (Sheffield)
GRANGE Moor will stage the Huddersfield Ladies Afternoon drawn doubles on Wednesday, September 9.
The draw (start 12.45 and scratch 1.0) is:
L Gledhill (Marsh United) and W Wilson (Broad Oak) v V Foster (Milnsbridge BC) and S Omelia (Almondbury BC), D Gartside (Linthwaite Hall) and A Jennings (Marsh United) v P Stephenson (Almondbury Lib) and J Graham (New Mill), M Whitehouse (Marsh Lib) and E Miller (Broad Oak) v M Hughes (Cowcliffe) and E Lunn (ASlmondbury BC), A Vickers (Outlane) and M Lockwood (Meltham) v M Brogden (Meltham) and J Carroll (Longwood).