Author: David Caulfield

Williams Flying Welsh Flag

World no.1 Neil Robertson crashed out of the Welsh Open in the third round to home favourite Mark Williams on Wednesday. The Australian, who did manage to add to his centuries tally to go to 88 for the season, was downed 4-3 by Williams – the only Welshman to have[Read More…]

WPBSA Stephen Lee Statement

Today, World Snooker released this statement regarding the latest in the Stephen Lee appeal on a 12-year ban for match fixing. The Appeals Committee have considered the evidence and submissions made by all parties in the first part of Stephen Lee’s appeal against his conviction for match fixing. Today they[Read More…]

Murphy Wins Premier Tour Event 5

Robert Murphy won his second title of the season in the fifth Irish Premier Tour event in Carlow at the weekend. It was a tough test all the way for Murphy, who enjoyed early wins over Greg Casey and Colm Gilcreest before being taken the distance in his semi-final encounter[Read More…]

Preston to Stage PTC Grand Finals

World Snooker News Release: Preston’s Guild Hall will stage a major snooker tournament for the first time in nine years next month, as the Players Championship Grand Final comes to the city. Many of the world’s leading players will be at the £300,000 five-day world ranking event which runs from[Read More…]

Allen Survives Scare

Mark Allen came from 3-0 down to eventually scrape past amateur Sydney Wilson in the first round of the Welsh Open on Thursday. Despite claiming a brace of European Tour events this season, Allen has actually had a rather indifferent campaign and it looked like his poor form in main[Read More…]

Long Welsh Open Starts Today

The Welsh Open gets under way today in a revamped format that sees the entire tournament contested in Newport. Now in its 23rd year on the calendar, the Welsh Open is the third longest running ranking event, with only the World and UK Championship in existence for a longer period.[Read More…]