Tag: Ben Woollaston

Welsh Open Semi-Final Preview

The semi-finals of the Welsh Open take place on Saturday with a quartet of perhaps unexpected names making up the last four in Cardiff. Two legends of the game are joined by a pair of semi-final debutants as both ties represent battles of generations old and new. Home favourite Mark[Read More…]

Ding Denied by Woollaston

Defending champion Ding Junhui crashed out of the Players Championship Grand Final on the first day on Tuesday. The four-time ranking event winner this season appeared to be cruising into the second round when he established a 3-0 lead over Ben Woollaston only to crumble as his opponent completed an[Read More…]

Allen On Course for Hat-Trick

Ding Junhui has been the man of the last couple of months after completing a rare trio of successive ranking event titles. However, Mark Allen is now only four matches away from completing a hat-trick of his own in the minor ranking event European Tour series. The Northern Irishman won[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…]

Dublin’s Dynamite Duo do it Again

Ken Doherty saw off stern opposition to reach the last 16 of the third Players Tour Championship event of the season at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. And Fergal O’Brien added gloss to another rare positive day for Irish snooker by winning 12 of his 14 frames to[Read More…]

Maximum Delight for Milkins

Robert Milkins recorded a 147 break before easing to a 10-4 victory against China’s Xiao Guodong in the World Championship qualifiers. The Englishman compiled his second career maximum in the third frame and, despite going 3-2 behind, won seven of the next eight frames to go one match away from[Read More…]