Snooker: Duffy bows out of qualifiers

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FORMER Eckington School pupil Adam Duffy succumbed to a 10-6 defeat at the hands of Joe Swail in the second qualifying round of the 2013 World Championships.

World number 61 Duffy let slip a 3-1 lead in a scrappy match at the English Institute of Sport as Swail dashed his Crucible dream.

Fellow Sheffield potter Joel Walker lost 10-8 in the first qualifying round to Ian Burns.