Tag: Dave Harold

Doherty, O’Brien, Morris China Bound

After emerging successfully from the Indian Open qualifiers before the weekend, Irish trio Ken Doherty, Fergal O’Brien and David Morris repeated the trick at the Barnsley Metrodome for the China Open on Saturday and Sunday. 1997 world champion Doherty needed all seven frames to overcome Sanderson Lam and book his[Read More…]

Davis Wins World Seniors

Steve Davis finally got his hands on the World Senior Championship trophy after coming from behind to beat defending champion Nigel Bond in Portsmouth. The ‘Nugget’ had finished runner-up to Jimmy White and Darren Morgan respectively in 2010 and 2011 but managed to make it third time lucky in his[Read More…]

It’s Friday!

My internet is once again down at the moment – beyond a joke now! – so apologies for not writing a report on day two at the International Championship qualifiers. Most of you will know the results by now but I’ll briefly summarise what happened, and the rest of the[Read More…]

Hawkins Wins Snooker Shoot-Out

Barry Hawkins claimed the 2012 Snooker Shoot-out and with it the top prize of £32,000 in Blackpool. The Englishman beat Graeme Dott in the final of the single frame formatted event 61-23 to lift the biggest title of his career to date. Hawkins has been a Main Tour regular for[Read More…]

Wonderful Walden Fires 147

Ricky Walden became the third Englishman in a week to compile a perfect frame of snooker at the tenth Players Tour Championship event in Sheffield. Former Shanghai Masters champion Walden constructed the 147 break in his opening round match with Welshman Gareth Allen following two similar maximums recently by Mike[Read More…]

Stylish Jak Jones Stars at PTC2

Amateur Jak Jones produced a stunning day’s snooker to knock out three professionals and reach the fourth round of Players Tour Championship 2 at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. Welshman Jones had already emerged through two preliminary qualifying rounds before the first round proper and he was intent[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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