Jordan Brown safely qualified for his home event – the Northern Ireland Open in Belfast – after a 4-0 victory over Andrew Pagett on Wednesday.
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The pair got their campaigns off to a strong opening.
It ends a ten-year absence for the Dubliner from the Main Tour.
Things have gone from bad to worse for Mark Selby after losing to Craig Steadman in the China Open on Monday.
Ireland’s Michael Judge has only one more opportunity remaining to regain his place on the Main Tour after a seven-year gap following defeat in the penultimate round of Q School 2 on Friday. The Dubliner had unsurprisingly been the favourite out of the disappointingly small Irish contingent to come through[Read More…]
Q-School 2 has ended with eight additional players earning their Main Tour cards in Burton for the next two seasons. Michael Georgiou immediately returns despite failing to break into the top 64 in the world rankings before the end of the last campaign. The Cypriot, who previously competed under the[Read More…]
The start of the 2015 Betfred World Snooker Championship is just a single day away and, after a long qualifying process and a botched draw, we now know our first round line-up. Here is a look at each of the last 32 encounters that will take place over the coming[Read More…]
Ken Doherty is out of the 2015 World Championship after losing 10-3 to Mark Davis in the final qualifying round at Ponds Forge International Sports Centre. The 1997 champion never really stood a chance after ending the first session on Tuesday 8-1 down as the world no.18 coasted to victory[Read More…]
Former world champion Peter Ebdon is out of this year’s tournament after losing 10-7 to Stuart Carrington in the penultimate qualifying round in Sheffield. Hotly fancied young star Michael White was also an unexpected casualty on Sunday, going down 10-5 to Englishman Craig Steadman. Ebdon’s fate seemed sealed when he[Read More…]
John Higgins and Stephen Maguire will contest a battle of the Scots in 16 of the Lisbon Open after winning their opening three matches in Portugal. Higgins has shown a little bit of a return to form in the last few weeks after a long time struggling with his game.[Read More…]