Tag: Finbarr Ruane

2012 SHQ Awards

To mark the end of the first full season covered on SnookerHQ, I decided to follow the lead of many of the other blogs who have had End-of-Season Awards Ceremonies (ceremonies?) in the past. To add to the fun, I have enlisted two of the website’s regular and loyal contributors[Read More…]

World Championship Podcast #2

Today, CrossGuns’ Fin Ruane and I met up for a mid-tournament World Championship special. After a fascinating opening week in Sheffield, we discuss the Mark Allen affair, the return to form of Stephen Hendry, all the shocks, and what’s in store for the rest of an already classic event. To[Read More…]

World Championship Preview Podcast

CrossGuns’ Finbarr Ruane and myself got together again for a special SnookerHQ podcast on this year’s World Championship in Sheffield To listen to our thoughts on this year’s tournament, listen to the podcast on Soundcloud by clicking here.

SnookerHQ Podcast #2

In the second Podcast of the series, the chat surrounds Mark Allen and the recent World Open in China, next week’s PTC Grand Finals in Galway, Irish snooker and Q-School. Click here to listen to it on SoundCloud.

Big Interview: Finbarr Ruane

Ireland has had a long relationship with snooker. Headlines from the 1970s and 80s were dominated by Alex Higgins and Dennis Taylor from the North while Dubliner Ken Doherty has taken on the mantle of representing the island since the 1990s. In that time, snooker clubs have come and gone[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Northern Ireland Open – won by Mark Allen.

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

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy