Amateur Snooker - 2016 EASB English Amateur Snooker Championship

20th February 2016 / Area Finals


Jamie Bodle and Wayne Townsend will contest the grand final in the 100th anniversary year of the English Amateur Snooker Championship.

This past weekend saw the Northern and Southern Area finals decided - the third different phase of the tournament. To learn more about the earlier rounds, please read here and here.

At Q's Sports Entertainment Bar in Manchester, Bodle beat Jamie Wilkes 8-6 to become the Northern Amateur champion.

Bodle resisted a comeback from his opponent after initially leading 4-1 and 5-2; taking the last two frames to breakaway for the victory.

​Breaks of note - Bodle (47, 51, 48, 48, 41) Wilkes (62, 53, 63)

Townsend was relatively comfortable in defeating Adam Bobat 8-3 at Frames Sports Bar in Coulsdon, finishing off with an 81 for the Southern title.

​​​The winner of one of the most prestigious and recognisable titles in amateur snooker will apparently be known on the 9th April at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester.

Written and published by Michael Day on the 23rd February 2016

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