Author: David Caulfield

Ones to Watch: Judd Trump

It wouldn’t really make sense having this series without the inclusion of a certain Judd Trump, would it? The 21 year-old youngster from Bristol set the snooker scene alight at the tail end of last season with an outstanding flourish that brought him his maiden ranking event triumph. Quickly following[Read More…]

McCrudden Falls in Last 32

Martin McCrudden was the first Irishman to be knocked out of the 2011 European Snooker Championship as he succumbed to a surprise defeat in the last 32 in Sofia. The 31 year-old had lost only one match and just seven frames in the group stages and was the 9th seed[Read More…]

Ones to Watch: Matthew Stevens

Welshman Matthew Stevens is one of the modern era’s perennial under-achievers. Even though he has enjoyed a pretty successful career so far, he has failed to capitalise on his obvious talent but found a resurgence in his form last season that earned the 33 year-old a return to the Top[Read More…]

Muldoon Still Undefeated in Euros

Two of the three Irish players have surrendered their 100% winning record in the round robin stage of European Snooker Championship but the trio remain well placed to qualify for the last 32 on Tuesday. Former three-time Irish National Senior champion Martin McCrudden lost his first match of the tournament[Read More…]

Ones to Watch: Jack Lisowski

With the 2011/2012 season only a matter of weeks away, I will dedicate some time to those who I think are worth looking out for in the upcoming campaign. Much has been heralded in the last few months about rising star Judd Trump but one of Trump’s best friends on[Read More…]

Joyce Wins Pink Ribbon

Mark Joyce emerged victorious from a talented field at the Pro-Am Pink Ribbon event in the South West Snooker Academy on Sunday after a 4-0 triumph over Michael Holt. Holt returned to Gloucester as the defending champion having won the inaugural charity tournament 6-5 against Jimmy White 12 months ago.[Read More…]

Tickled Pink

The second annual Pink Ribbon Pro-Am gets under way at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester today with a number of high profile players contesting the charity event. Last year, the tournament officially opened what was then a hopeful venture by Paul Mount to introduce a new snooker academy[Read More…]


With wrapping up my course and moving blogs, I have missed out on a few of the key issues over the last couple of weeks so here is a brief round-up of everything important that has occurred recently. Q-School The inaugural Qualifying School came and went with twelve success stories[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Tour Championship – won by Neil Robertson.

1. Judd Trump
2. Ronnie O’Sullivan
3. Neil Robertson
4. Mark Selby
5. John Higgins
6. Kyren Wilson
7. Shaun Murphy
8. Stephen Maguire
9. Ding Junhui
10. Yan Bingtao
11. Barry Hawkins
12. Mark Williams
13. Mark Allen
14. Jack Lisowski
15. David Gilbert
16. Anthony McGill

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy