Tag: John Sutton

Sutton on Q-School 2014

The last couple of weeks saw eight players emerge as Q-School graduates and thus earn their right to compete as a professional on the Main Tour for the next two seasons. Unfortunately, a strong Irish contingent was unable to garner one of these spots, with John Sutton coming the closest[Read More…]

Irish Out of Q-School

It is looking increasingly likely that there will be no new Irish additions to the Main Tour for the upcoming 2014/15 campaign. All five players representing Ireland at this year’s Q-School in Gloucester have cued their last shot and are preparing for the flight home. There were two chances for[Read More…]

Q-School Commences

The 2014 Q-School gets under way today with eight players set to gain entry onto the Main Tour for next season. Prior to this year’s edition, there had been twelve places up for grabs but the introduction of new invitations via other avenues has ensured that the number was reduced.[Read More…]

Murphy Wins Premier Tour Event Three

A few days late, but congratulations to Robert Murphy who won the third Premier Tour event of the season – The Presidents Cup – in the Ivy Rooms in Carlow last Sunday. Murphy had a tough route to the title, with talented youngster Dan Dempsey and former professional Rodney Goggins[Read More…]

Irish Scene: McCrudden wins Event Two

Martin McCrudden won the second Premier Tour event of the Irish season after a crushing 4-0 defeat of Robert Murphy in the final on Sunday. McCrudden joins Rodney Goggins on the champions list so far this season after coming through unscathed at the Ivy Rooms in Carlow. In the early[Read More…]

Irish Interest

The last few years haven’t been too plentiful for Irish snooker on the professional scene. While veteran Dubliners Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien have maintained the status as the country’s best, not many have been able to challenge their long-term duopoly. There have been a few primary reasons for this.[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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