Tag: Features and Interviews

Fin’s Fables: Sheffield Calling

By Fin Ruane As the penultimate ranking event of the season at the China Open came to a close on Sunday, quite a number of players back in the UK will now be preparing and practicing hard for the upcoming qualifying rounds for this year’s World Championship. No matter how[Read More…]

FF: Where Are They Now…Paddy Browne

By Fin Ruane On Friday the old master Steve Davis again rolled back the years by qualifying for next month’s UK Championship. It has to go down as an incredible achievement for the 55-year-old who once again has defied the odds and the pundits by qualifying for one of snooker’s[Read More…]

Fin’s Fables: The Wildcard Question

By Fin Ruane At this week’s International Championship in Chengdu, China, the issue of wildcard rounds has once again been the subject of much heated conversation and debate. Originally introduced in invitation events such as the Benson & Hedges Masters and Irish Masters the wildcards were a way of the[Read More…]

Fin’s Fables: The Greatest Comebacks

By Fin Ruane After Europe’s incredible Ryder Cup comeback last Sunday, comparisons were soon made alongside other great sporting comebacks. Liverpool’ amazing Champions League Final comeback in Instanbul in 2005 comes to mind as does Manchester United’s in the 1999 Final, but what of the great reverses in snooker? One[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the UK Championship – won by Zhao Xintong.

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. Zhao Xintong
10. Barry Hawkins
11. Mark Allen
12. Stephen Maguire
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Anthony McGill
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Jack Lisowski

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