Tag: Fin Ruane

Snooker in Dublin Documentary

Around Christmas time, I produced a radio documentary for Irish station NearFM about snooker in Ireland – and specifically Dublin. The feature was not aired until the first day of the 2013 World Championship but most of it is still relevant to this day and the podcast was made available earlier in[Read More…]

Fin’s Fables: Top 10 Crucible Memories

By Fin Ruane As this year’s eagerly awaited World Snooker Championship nears we look forward to the seventeen day snooker jamboree in Sheffield with bated breath. Questions such as “how will Ronnie play and can he win a fifth world title?”, can Mark Selby win and complete the ‘triple crown’[Read More…]

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…]

….And We’re Back!

After a very long and frustrating three-week hiatus from the sport – while I made my transition from Dublin to Seoul in South Korea – SnookerHQ is officially back in business and ready to bring top-quality news, reports, opinions and more from now until the conclusion of this season.  The move[Read More…]

Site Announcement – Korea Bound

First off, I am now fully operative online with a new laptop so thanks for bearing with me over the last fortnight and apologies again for the poor coverage of this year’s Masters at Alexandra Palace. But with that comes further news that hopefully will not effect the running of[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

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy