Tag: Joe Delaney

The Irish Crucible Crusade

Since 1977, The Crucible in Sheffield has staged the annual marathon of the mind that is the World Snooker Championship. In that time, fifteen different nationalities have graced the famous theatre – a low number in reality but one that has the potential to rise dramatically in the next decade[Read More…]

To Live in a Dream World

The next eleven days are up there with the most important for nearly every snooker professional. 16 of the world’s best can be safe in the knowledge that they have already achieved the success that will include them in the hat for the sport’s blue riband event. For everyone else,[Read More…]

Johnny Bravo Williams and Sutton

Johnny Williams and John Sutton have reached the Snookerbacker Classic Grand Finals after coming through the Dublin leg at CrossGuns Snooker Club. The pair become the fifth and sixth men who will do battle at the South West Snooker Academy later this month, joining Allan Taylor, Jamie Barrett, David Gray[Read More…]

Celbridge All-Ireland Champions

Celbridge Snooker became the 2012 All-Ireland club champions yesterday after beating Northern Ireland outfit Drumaness 3-1 at the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney. Kildare’s Celbridge had proven to be one of the outright favourites after winning the Leinster title earlier in January and maintained their form by going unbeaten throughout this[Read More…]

Celbridge Claim Leinster Club Championship

Kildare’s Celbridge A won the 2012 Leinster Club Championship this weekend with a 3-1 triumph over Maynooth in the final. The victory comes as no real surprise given the strength and depth of the club’s team. Captained by Nigel Power, Celbridge boasts three former Irish National champions in Colm Gilcreest,[Read More…]

Delaney and Sutton Qualify

It was a good day for the Irish amateur contingent at the Kay Suzanne Memorial Trophy as Joe Delaney and John Sutton progressed to the first round proper in Gloucester. Delaney has reached the main draw in each Players Tour Championship event he has played in this season but has[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

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