Tag: Hossein Vafaei

Morris Marches but Doherty Denied

David Morris has reached the final qualifying round for the Australian Open after a 5-3 victory over Fraser Patrick on Thursday. Fellow Irishman Ken Doherty crashed out, though, after letting slip a 4-2 lead over Kyren Wilson to be denied by the 23 year-old. Kilkenny’s Morris was in good scoring[Read More…]

Doherty Through in Oz Qualifiers

Ken Doherty moved into the penultimate qualifying round for the Australian Open after a 5-1 victory over Sanderson Lam in Crawley on Wednesday. The Irishman controlled the contest throughout despite there being a number of tight frames, before knocking in a 108 in the last to seal victory. The 1997[Read More…]

Irish Set for World Under-21s

The IBSF World U-21 Championship gets under way on Saturday with a five-strong Irish team taking part in the United Arab Emirates. The team, led by European U-21 runner-up Josh Boileau, will be hoping to join an illustrious group of players who have been crowned world amateur champion in the[Read More…]

Iranian Lands IBSF World Championship

Teenager Hossein Vafaei Ayouri has won the 2011 IBSF World Championship following a dramatic 10-9 victory over Welshman Lee Walker in India. The International Billiards & Snooker Federation is the world governing body for all of non-professional snooker and this event has a long and illustrious history with the likes[Read More…]