Author: David Caulfield

Bingham’s Revenge Rumbles Ronnie

It’s down to the quarter-final stage at the UK Championship in York as eight players begin to seriously think they could be crowned champion on Sunday. One person who will definitely not feature in the showpiece final will be the world champion, Ronnie O’Sullivan, after he went down in an[Read More…]

Rocket Roaring but Ding Dumped

Ronnie O’Sullivan is into the quarter-finals of the UK Championship after a bruising victory over Robert Milkins but Ding Junhui’s incredible run of success is over. O’Sullivan, Champion of Champions winner a couple of weeks ago, is on course to win back-to-back trophies after dismantling a hapless Milkins at the[Read More…]

Irish Performing Well in World Amateurs

The IBSF World Amateur Championship has been taking place in Latvia since last week with all three Irish players emerging unscathed from the group stage. 119 hopeful players were separated into 20 groups comprising either six or seven players at the outset but that field has now been whittled down[Read More…]

Favourites Flying High

Barry Hawkins and Stephen Maguire are into the quarter-finals of the UK Championship after respective victories over former world champions in York yesterday. Crucible runner-up Hawkins emerged from a 6-5 thriller with Shaun Murphy while 2004 champion Maguire saw off fellow Scotsman John Higgins 6-3. Murphy had struggled for form[Read More…]

Seeds Starting to Dominate in York

Several of the top players flexed their muscles on Monday as the UK Championship begins to heat up nicely. Four former champions booked their place in the last 16 and they were joined by a trio of other ranking event winners. The match of the day featured Liang Wenbo and[Read More…]

Great Scots

Most of the big-name players in action on Sunday advanced unscathed from their second round encounters at the UK Championship in York. The biggest scare came when 2004 champion Stephen Maguire found himself 5-2 down to young Belgian talent Luca Brecel. However, the teenager panicked with the winning line in[Read More…]

Morris Copes Fine in York

Ireland’s David Morris beat Jamie Cope 6-4 in his first round match at the UK Championship in York yesterday. Although the opening couple of days were somewhat dominated by upsets and shocks, Morris’ victory, despite being 50 places below his opponent in the world rankings, doesn’t necessarily come as a[Read More…]