Tag: John Sutton

Snookerbacker Classic Success for O’Donnell

Martin O’Donnell last night claimed the inaugural Snookerbacker Classic with victory over Irishman John Sutton in the final in Gloucester. Both finalists receive a prize of £1,000 entry fee into Q-School next May, which is a series of tournaments that offer amateurs the opportunity to qualify as a professional for[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…]

Killarney Kicks off

The Alex Higgins International Trophy got under way today with the preliminary rounds with mixed day for the Irish amateurs. Recent international representatives Greg Casey, David Cassidy and Colm Gilcreest were all sent tumbling before the main rounds, as was Dubliner Joe Delaney – losing 4-2 to Kyren Wilson near[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…]

Kay Suzanne Memorial Trophy

The seventh Players Tour Championship event of the season commenced today at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. As the events come thick and fast in a marathon year, the 2011/12 campaign is in frenzy mode from now until the end of the season next May. However, while there[Read More…]

PTC 5

In a day of relatively few, if any, shocks, Irishmen John Sutton and Douglas Hogan progressed to the final amateur qualifying round of Players Tour Championship 5 in Sheffield. However, former Irish amateur champion Dessie Sheehan was not so fortunate – succumbing to a 4-2 defeat to Zak Surety. Sutton[Read More…]

New Season Under Way

The 2011/12 season is officially under way as the amateur rounds of the first Players Tour Championship event took place this weekend. Tomorrow, the qualifiers lock horns with the professionals as the first round proper gets under way and the rollercoaster of the new campaign begins. Last year the Players[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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