Tag: David Morris

Irish Interest

The last few years haven’t been too plentiful for Irish snooker on the professional scene. While veteran Dubliners Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien have maintained the status as the country’s best, not many have been able to challenge their long-term duopoly. There have been a few primary reasons for this.[Read More…]

Inaugural Indian Open Commences

The qualifying round for the inaugural Indian Open was staged over the last couple of days at the Doncaster Dome in England. 128 players were whittled down to 64 as two intense days of action took place ahead of the first staging of a professional event in India next October.[Read More…]

Irish Out of Shanghai

It was a bad day for the Irish contingent as all three went out in the final round of qualifying for the Shanghai Masters. David Morris, who had superbly come through three rounds already to get to this stage, ran out of steam as he succumbed to a whitewash defeat[Read More…]

More From Mighty Morris

David Morris was in the winner’s circle again on Thursday when he secured his second successive 5-1 victory in the Shanghai Masters qualifiers – this time over Northern Irishman Gerard Greene. The Kilkenny cueist backed up his comprehensive win over Elliot Slessor with another confident display against Greene, a player[Read More…]

Wonderful Robertson Wins Again

Neil Robertson yesterday claimed the Wuxi Classic title in front of an enthusiastic crowd in China. The Australian came from behind to overcome Scotland’s John Higgins 10-7 in a thoroughly entertaining final of high quality snooker. The victory means that Robertson has now won the last two ranking events staged[Read More…]

Wuxi Classic Semi-Final

The Wuxi Classic has reached the last four stage with a more than justifiable quartet of players bidding for the first ranking event of the season in China. The quarter-final proved to be the end of the road for Ireland’s David Morris, but he can be content in the knowledge[Read More…]

Morris Sends the Captain Crashing

Ireland’s David Morris recorded what must surely be the victory of his career by knocking Ali Carter out of the Wuxi Classic in a dramatic 5-4 thriller. Morris had already bettered his previous best in a ranking event by reaching the last 16 yesterday but now has the prospects of[Read More…]

Morris Seeks the Greene

David Morris continued his excellent return to the pro circuit by reaching the last 16 of the Wuxi Classic – the furthest he’s ever made in a ranking event. The Kilkenny cueist enjoyed another great display that included a century to see off Northern Ireland’s Gerard Greene 5-2. Morris, 24,[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

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