Parrott falls in opening qualifier

Former world champion John Parrott fell in the opening round of qualifying for the Snooker World Championship in Sheffield.


Parrott, the 1991 champion, was thrashed 5-0 by Patrick Wallace at the English Institute of Sport to see his hopes of making it into the main draw evaporate.

Wallace then made it into the third qualifying round with a 5-2 win over Joe Delaney.

Phillip Minchin and David Gray were among those who also fell at the opening hurdle.

Round 1

Igor Figueiredo 10-5 Jamie O'Neill

Qualifying round two

Patrick Wallace 5-2 Joe Delaney

David Singh 5-1 Barry Stark

Jamie O'Neill 5-0 Stephen Ormerod

Justin Astley 5-2 Del Smith

Qualifying round one

Patrick Wallace 5-0 John Parrott

Joe Delaney 5-4 Stephen Rowlings

Barry Stark 5-3 Philip Minchin

David Singh 5-0 Ali Bassiri

Jamie O'Neill 5-4 David Gray

Justin Astley 5-0 Les Dodd

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