Joe Johnson claimed silverware for the first time in more than two decades after emerging victorious in the World Seniors Masters in Sheffield on Thursday.
Tag: Cliff Thorburn
The fourth chapter of this season’s World Seniors Tour takes place on Thursday with the return of the 2019 Seniors Masters to Sheffield. Eight competitors will make a bid to capture the title at the Crucible Theatre – just days before the 2019 World Snooker Championship gets under way at[Read More…]
By Jack Ford Sports Journalist Canadians on the World Snooker tour are a bit like Brazilians in Formula One – once a big part of the sport, now completely absent. Three of the nation’s athletes were staples of the snooker scene at the height of the sport’s popularity – Cliff[Read More…]
Cliff Thorburn rolled back the years to claim the inaugural Seniors Masters title at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield on Thursday. The Canadian, who memorably won the prestigious Masters three times in four years between 1983 and 1986, dramatically overcame Jonathan Bagley 2-1 in the final after potting the re-spotted[Read More…]
A lot of focus this week is on the ongoing Players Championship but also taking place from Wednesday will be the World Seniors Championship in Scunthorpe. Stephen Hendry will be the star attraction in a field of 16 players all gunning for global glory in the over 40s category. The[Read More…]
Every year this website runs a top ten list of the best players who have never managed to win the World Championship at the Crucible. With the UK Championship getting under way on Tuesday, it got me thinking as to who then would fall into that category for the sport’s[Read More…]
By Fin Ruane As the countdown continues to this year’s World Snooker Championship in Sheffield and all eyes turn to the Crucible Theatre, many snooker fans are looking forward to visiting the famous venue – some for the umpteenth year in a row, others for the very first time. Visiting[Read More…]