It’s a quiet month on the baize but it’s perhaps an appropriate time to introduce a new regular feature this season – the “Weekly Round-up in Snooker”.
Tag: Joe Swail
During this year’s World Snooker Championship, we’ll be recalling some of the most memorable moments that took place at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield.
Joe Swail produced his best result in a long while as he came from behind to edge Jack Lisowski 4-3 in the last 64 of the Indian Open on Thursday.
Shaun Murphy has become the biggest casualty of the UK Championship so far after being downed 6-3 by Chen Feilong at the Barbican Centre on Wednesday. Last year’s runner-up appeared to be in control when he led 3-1 at the mid-session interval but a run of 88 sandwiched in between[Read More…]
Defending champion Mark Williams is out of the Northern Ireland Open after a scrappy 4-3 defeat to Ali Carter at the Waterfront Hall on Wednesday. The Welshman captured a first ranking title in almost seven years when he edged Yan Bingtao in a dramatic final twelve months ago, a victory[Read More…]
We’re back discussing this conversation again! For several years the answer to the question of the best player to have never won a ranking event always seemed like a no-brainer. However, in recent times the debate has been thrown on its head with numerous first-time champions on the tour –[Read More…]
Q School concluded on Saturday as eight more players earned two-year professional cards to compete on the Main Tour. Paul Davison put the disappointment of losing in the final round of Q School Event One behind him to seal an immediate return to the circuit. The Englishman, who knocked out[Read More…]
Ken Doherty has dropped off the Main Tour after a 10-4 defeat to Ben Woollaston at the penultimate stage of World Championship qualifying on Monday. The Irishman, for whom this year marks the 20th anniversary of his world title glory in 1997, couldn’t find the form to avoid dropping outside[Read More…]
Former champions Ken Doherty and Mark Williams moved a step closer to the Crucible after recording first round victories in World Championship qualifying on Saturday. Dublin’s Doherty compiled a 108 early on in establishing a 3-0 advantage over Jason Weston, and was able to comfortably cushion that lead for a 10-4[Read More…]
In short, not much. It’s been almost two weeks since the conclusion of the Indian Open, where Anthony McGill collected his maiden ranking event trophy, as the stagnated start to the 2016/17 campaign continues. The biggest tournament of the season so far gets under way on Monday with the return[Read More…]