Tag: Jamie Jones

Hendry and Robertson Progress

Stephen Hendry and Neil Robertson both came through their first round matches unscathed with 10-4 victories at the World Championship in Sheffield. Hendry had played superbly, compiling a maximum 147, in opening up an 8-1 advantage over Stuart Bingham yesterday but began this evening’s session poorly, dropping the opening three[Read More…]

Maximum Delight for Milkins

Robert Milkins recorded a 147 break before easing to a 10-4 victory against China’s Xiao Guodong in the World Championship qualifiers. The Englishman compiled his second career maximum in the third frame and, despite going 3-2 behind, won seven of the next eight frames to go one match away from[Read More…]

Jubilant Jones Ousts Higgins

Jamie Jones came from 3-1 down to beat John Higgins 4-3 in the first round of the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals in Galway. The encounter was a fantastic affair – not always of the highest quality but enriched with a selection of big breaks, unexpected misses and an array[Read More…]

World of Snooker in 2012

First and foremost, Happy New Year to one and all.¬†And what a year we have in prospect for snooker in 2012. 2011 was one of the sport’s greatest years – particularly in terms of the last couple of decades – with a further influx in new tournaments and an emergence[Read More…]

White Hot in German Qualifiers

Two Whites in the opposite ends of their careers made it through to the final round of qualifying for the German Masters today at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield. Veteran Jimmy White withstood a mini-revival from opponent Stuart Carrington to eventually prevail 5-3 for the second time this week[Read More…]

Jones Downs Jimmy in Decider

Jamie Jones survived a late rally from veteran Jimmy White to move into the final qualifying round of the UK Championship at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. The talented young Welshman edged the ‘Whirlwind’ 6-5 in a dramatic encounter that could have easily gone either way. White, buoyant[Read More…]

O’Brien Battles into Last 16

Fergal O’Brien showed grit and determination in the Paul Hunter Classic as he came from 3-1 behind to oust Chinese Sensation Ding Junhui in Furth. The fearless Irishman had earlier in the day endured a marathon encounter with countryman Joe Delaney – eventually prevailing on the final black in the[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