Veterans Fergal O’Brien and Nigel Bond have lost their tour cards after defeats in the World Snooker Championship qualifiers.
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The Irishman has been granted with a fresh two-year professional ticket to compete on the Main Tour.
The incident occurred at a crucial moment of the world number 34’s World Championship qualifying victory.
It was the fifth time in the last ten years that O’Brien had participated in a deciding frame in the final qualifying round.