Lawler wins dual with the Warrior

Rod Lawler is through to the third round after an impressive 6-4 win against Kyren Wilson.
He continued his great play having beaten Thor Chuan Leong 6-2 in his first match.
At the age of 47 Rod is one of the oldest players on the tour but also one of the nicest guys so good luck to to him in his next match where he will face Stuart Bingham.
Bingham celebrated his 5th career maximum today in his match against Peter Ebdon.
He made the magical break in the 7th frame to go 4-3 up.
Buzzing from the max Stuart won the next two frames to secure the match 6-3.
Ricky Walden looks to have regained some confidence with a 6-1 win over Ken Doherty who had knocked out Mark Williams in round one.
Ricky has suffered back problems in the past but hopefully that’s all behind him and he can get back in the top 16 where his talent belongs.
Ali Carter will now have to go through three rounds of qualifying if he is to reach the Crucible this year.
Sam Craigie ended Carters chase to reach the top 16 beating him 6-4.
Craigie faces Liang Wenbo in round three.
By Emma Maflin