Tag: David Morris

Mixed Fortunes for Irish Duo

Ken Doherty survived a scare before seeing off 10-time ladies world champion Reanne Evans 10-8 in the opening qualifying round for the World Championship on Thursday. The 1997 Crucible champion began nervously and found himself trailing 3-1 at the first mid-session interval as Evans took advantage of her big opportunity[Read More…]

A Sniper in China

By Johnny ‘Sniper’ Williams – Living in China Chinese ‘Pooker’ Star When I came over to China at first, I literally expected to see snooker tables in every casino or amusements type venue. I was soon to find out this was not the case. I had taken my snooker cue[Read More…]

Morris Wins Opener in Mumbai

David Morris is through to the last 32 of the Indian Open after a convincing 4-0 win over David Gilbert on Wednesday. Defending champion Ding Junhui is out, though, after suffering yet another early exit in a ranking event – this time at the hands of Thepchaiya Un-Nooh. Irishman Morris[Read More…]

Morris Mounts Shoot-Out Challenge

Ireland’s Davy Morris is into the last 16 of the Sky Shoot-Out after winning his opening two matches in Blackpool. The competition sees 64 competitors invited to play in a single-frame knockout format that includes shot-clocks and other variations from the general rules of the traditional game. Morris comfortably beat[Read More…]

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…]

Irish Trio into India

Ken Doherty, Fergal O’Brien and David Morris all qualified for the Indian Open after winning the one match necessary in Barnsley. Doherty needed all seven frames to overcome Sanderson Lam 4-3 while fellow veteran Dubliner O’Brien had a much easier time of it in his whitewash win over William Lemons.[Read More…]