UK CHAMPIONSHIP{: Perry sails through the first round

Joe Perry breezed through the first round of the Betway UK Championship in York last night (November 29).

Thursday, 30th November 2017, 8:05 am
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 10:10 am
Joe Perry in action.

The Chatteris potter was up against Billy Joe Castle and cruised home 6-1.

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He made breaks of 96, 60 and 137 to go 3-0 up and then won the fourth frame 80-37.

Castle pulled one back, winning a tight fifth frame 52-37, before Perry wrapped it up. He made it 5-1 with a 62 break and then won the last frame 66-1.

Perry now meets Jack Lisowski from Gloucestershire in round two.