Tag: Josh Boileau

Mighty Maxes but Rocket Runs Empty

It has only been five days since Mark Selby’s landmark 147 break that was the 100th made in professional competition. Yet, there has already been two further maximums compiled since that memorable moment – both coming in the German Masters opening round. The Berlin event doesn’t get under way properly[Read More…]

International Championship Qualifiers; Round-Up

International Championship The International Championship returns for a second year as the qualifiers take place in Barnsley today and tomorrow. Last year’s event in Chengdu was recognised as an overall success, with a slightly longer format and increased prize money appeasing the wishes of both fans and players alike. Judd[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…]

Morris Seeks the Greene

David Morris continued his excellent return to the pro circuit by reaching the last 16 of the Wuxi Classic – the furthest he’s ever made in a ranking event. The Kilkenny cueist enjoyed another great display that included a century to see off Northern Ireland’s Gerard Greene 5-2. Morris, 24,[Read More…]

Irish Quartet Progress in Euro U-21

The European Under-21 Championship has been well under way in Serbia this week as four of Ireland’s five-strong man team have already made it to the last 32. Ryan Cronin, Jason Devaney, Josh Boileau and Anthony Doherty are all through in the knockout phase having safely progressed from the preliminary[Read More…]

Morris Wins Fourth Ranker

David Morris claimed the fourth ranking event of the Irish season yesterday with victory over Robert Murphy in the final in Carlow. Morris, along with David Hogan and Michael Judge, had returned to the amateur scene for this campaign and it is all three of these former pros who have[Read More…]

Irish Scene: Hogan Doubles Up

David Hogan yesterday emerged victorious in the third ranking event of the Irish season – an event which saw the introduction of the new double elimination format. Last May’s AGM raised concerns about the many important issues on the national scene, and it led to the inclusion of a wider[Read More…]

Irish Scene: Hogan Back in Business

The 2012/13 Irish Senior amateur season got under way over the weekend as David Hogan returned to these shores with victory in Carlow. The 24 year-old topped the Irish rankings in 2011, ensuring his return to the professional circuit but the Nenagh man endured a nightmare first half to the[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

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