Allen compiled five century breaks, but that wasn’t enough against the Crucible rookie.
Tag: Jamie Clarke
The Welshman will return to the scene of some of his biggest victories and most painful defeats as a professional.
Thepchaiya Un-Nooh has won the 2019 Snooker Shoot-Out after beating Michael Holt in Sunday’s final at the Watford Colosseum.
The new snooker season gets going on Monday with the qualifying round for the Riga Masters taking place at the Preston Guild Hall. With twenty ranking events and a host of other invitational tournaments scheduled between now and the start of next May, it’s sure to be another hectic calendar[Read More…]
Michael Judge and TJ Dowling both fell at the last 16 stage of the WSF Championship on Thursday – ending Irish interest in the inaugural staging of the international amateur competition in Malta. Judge, as he had also done in the semi-finals of last week’s WSF Seniors Championship, lost out[Read More…]
Brendan O’Donoghue is into the quarter-finals of the EBSA European Championship after a 5-2 victory over Andrew Pagett in Sofia on Thursday. The reigning Irish national champion didn’t compile any high breaks of note but took advantage of winning a few tight frames to see off the Welshman and advance[Read More…]
Ding Junhui emerged unscathed from his first test in qualifying for the World Championship after a 10-4 victory over Greg Casey in Sheffield. Corkman Casey gained an invitation into the tournament off the back of his strong performances in 2015’s Q-School but many thought that he would be steamrollered against[Read More…]
Welshman Jak Jones beat countryman Jamie Clarke to win the EBSA European Championship in Poland on Saturday. The 22 year-old won the last four frames to come from behind and conquer his compatriot 7-4. Jones will be offered a two-year card onto the professional Main Tour for his victory in the[Read More…]
The EBSA European Amateur Championship has been taking place this week in Poland. Irish interest remains high but there was some disappointment as the knockout phase started on Thursday. The week began in sterling fashion for the five men representing Ireland, as Brendan O’Donoghue, Michael Judge, Josh Boileau, Jason Devaney[Read More…]
The preliminary rounds of the Riga Open have been completed with no Irish amateurs being able to reach the last 128 in Latvia. National champion Brendan O’Donoghue suffered a surprising 4-3 defeat to German unknown Roman Dietzel on Wednesday, while countrymen Dessie Sheehan, Daniel O’Regan and Tony Corrigan also exited[Read More…]