The Scot won’t feature at the venue stages of the ranking event in January.
Tag: John Higgins
More and more players into their forties are featuring at the business end of tournaments.
There could be a lot of chopping and changing this season.
The showdown took place amid a frenzied atmosphere in Belfast.
Both players are seeking a second career victory in the Home Nations series.
Two wins separate the remaining players from the £70,000 top prize.
Eight players remain in the chase for the £70,000 top prize.
Trump is guaranteed to return to the world number one spot ahead of Selby at the end of this tournament.
There are still plenty of heavy hitters left despite the short format.