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Morgan World Seniors Champion

Darren Morgan came from behind to beat Steve Davis 2-1 in the final of the World Seniors Championship in Peterborough. The Welshman came through the qualifying event last month and is a deserving champion having dropped only frame in the entire tournament. Indeed, the 45 year-old had to dislodge a[Read More…]

Delight for Ding in Southampton

Ding Junhui has assured himself a place in the play-offs of the 2011 Premier League having won night eight in Southampton. The Chinese Sensation beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 3-1 in the final to go top of the league table on 16 points and is certain of finishing inside the top four,[Read More…]

UK Championship Change Chastised

There has been quite a lot of discussion over the last few weeks in the build up to this year’s UK Championship in York. The anticipation is as high as ever but there has been a sour taste left in many people’s mouths following the decision to alter the format[Read More…]

World Seniors Championship

The 2011 World Seniors Championship takes place over Saturday and Sunday at the East of England Showground in Peterborough. Crowd favourite Jimmy White will attempt to defend the title he won almost twelve months ago to add to a glittering trophy cabinet that only required the World Championship itself to[Read More…]

Changes to Tour Structure Planned

The busy weekend down in Killarney for the Alex Higgins International Trophy meant that I didn’t have time to report the announcement by World Snooker for planned changes to the structure of the Main Tour.  For the 2013/14 campaign, the circuit will be opened up to 128 professionals – an[Read More…]

Robertson Claims Alex Higgins Trophy

Neil Robertson beat Judd Trump 4-1 to win the Alex Higgins International Trophy in Killarney. The Australian’s victory is his second Players Tour Championship event success in recent weeks having claimed the Warsaw Classic earlier in the month. The final was a scrappy affair, not at all what had been[Read More…]

Crafty Ken Through in Killarney

Ken Doherty was the star attraction on day three of the Alex Higgins International Trophy and progressed to round four after three successive deciding-frame victories. The Irishman has been involved in some dramatic encounters down the years – World Championship finals included – but put his home fans through the[Read More…]

Allen Finds Form

Mark Allen reached the last 16 of the Alex Higgins International Trophy to the loss of just one frame on day two in Killarney. The Northern Irishman whitewashed Paul Davison and Mike Dunn before seeing off England’s Dave Gilbert 4-1 to reach the fourth round. The Antrim man has struggled[Read More…]

Killarney Kicks off

The Alex Higgins International Trophy got under way today with the preliminary rounds with mixed day for the Irish amateurs. Recent international representatives Greg Casey, David Cassidy and Colm Gilcreest were all sent tumbling before the main rounds, as was Dubliner Joe Delaney – losing 4-2 to Kyren Wilson near[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Northern Ireland Open – won by Mark Allen.

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

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