Tag: David Hogan

2013 SHQ Awards

The new campaign is just a matter of days away but let’s first take a look back at the highlights of the 2012/13 campaign with the second annual SHQ Awards. As was the case twelve months ago, I am lucky enough to be joined by regular contributors Fin Ruane and[Read More…]

Irish Scene: O’Donoghue in the Double

A little late on the scene following the antics of the World Championship qualifiers during the weekend and the subequent Last 32 draw yesterday but the latest National Senior event finished in Carlow on Sunday. Brendan O’Donoghue won his second Irish ranking title in a row with a 5-0 drubbing[Read More…]

Morris Denied by Judge

Michael Judge left it late before adding a second ranking title this season to rise into the top five of the Irish Senior rankings. Judge, who was on the professional Main Tour as recently as two years ago surged into an early 3-0 lead against David Morris in last night’s[Read More…]

Morris Wins Fourth Ranker

David Morris claimed the fourth ranking event of the Irish season yesterday with victory over Robert Murphy in the final in Carlow. Morris, along with David Hogan and Michael Judge, had returned to the amateur scene for this campaign and it is all three of these former pros who have[Read More…]

Irish Scene: Hogan Doubles Up

David Hogan yesterday emerged victorious in the third ranking event of the Irish season – an event which saw the introduction of the new double elimination format. Last May’s AGM raised concerns about the many important issues on the national scene, and it led to the inclusion of a wider[Read More…]

Irish Scene: Hogan Back in Business

The 2012/13 Irish Senior amateur season got under way over the weekend as David Hogan returned to these shores with victory in Carlow. The 24 year-old topped the Irish rankings in 2011, ensuring his return to the professional circuit but the Nenagh man endured a nightmare first half to the[Read More…]

Morris Marches On

Kilkenny’s David Morris beat north of the border’s Gerard Greene 5-2 in the first qualifying round of the German Masters today in Sheffield. Morris, who turns 23 on Sunday, raced into a 4-0 lead with some impressive early play before withstanding a mini-revival from his opponent to seal an important[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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