Author: David Caulfield

Devastating Ding’s Decider Delight

Ding Junhui produced a scintillating comeback to overcome Neil Robertson and win the 2013 PTC Grand Finals in Galway. The Chinese superstar takes home the winner’s cheque of 100,000 pounds, as well as 22,000 pounds for recording the fifth maximum break of his career in Saturday’s quarter-finals. And the 25[Read More…]

Quarters in Galway

The quarter-final line-up for the 2013 Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway has been confirmed and what an intriguing round it promises to be. A mixture of proven champions, journeymen and up-and-comers ensures that the climax to the series at the Bailey Allen Hall should be an exciting one.[Read More…]

Allen’s Stocks Shoot North

Mark Allen continued his recent dominance with a comprehensive 4-0 drubbing of fellow Norther Irishman Joe Swail – his second whitewash victory of the PTC Grand Finals in Galway. 27 year-old Allen successfully defended his World Open trophy earlier in March with victory over Matthew Stevens in the final in[Read More…]

Outlaw’s on Fire

The Players Tour Championship Grand Finals got under way with a bang last night in Galway as two dramatic encounters ended in nervy deciding frame thrillers. Firstly, Northern Ireland’s Joe Swail, technically considered an amateur player these days, produced a vintage display to come from three down to Stephen Maguire[Read More…]

PTC Grand Finals Preview

The Players Tour Championship Grand Finals get under way on Tuesday as the event returns to the Bailey Allen Hall in Galway for a second successive year. Indeed, it’s the third time in Ireland after its inaugural staging was held at The Helix in Dublin in 2011. Ireland has been[Read More…]

Doherty Confident of Galway Success

From World Snooker Irish ace Ken Doherty goes into next week’s Dafabet Players Tour Championship Grand Finals with refreshed confidence after a recent return to form. Dublin’s Doherty is among a star-studded 32-man line up for the event at the Bailey Allen Hall at the National University of Ireland in[Read More…]

….And We’re Back!

After a very long and frustrating three-week hiatus from the sport – while I made my transition from Dublin to Seoul in South Korea – SnookerHQ is officially back in business and ready to bring top-quality news, reports, opinions and more from now until the conclusion of this season.  The move[Read More…]

Out of Order

Apologies for the inconvenience but I’m making my move to South Korea tomorrow (17th February) and therefore for the next two weeks the website will be on hiatus. That’s two weeks ONLY! After that, it will return to pretty much full functionality, where I look forward to bringing you all[Read More…]

WPBSA Statement – Stephen Lee

World Snooker has released the following statement with regard Stephen Lee’s suspension: As a result of the referral by the Gambling Commission on 5th October 2012, Nigel Mawer the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the WPBSA, launched an investigation into alleged match fixing by Stephen Lee in relation to[Read More…]