Tag: Judd Trump

The Wizard Ends Dry Spell

It was a significantly good day to be nicknamed ‘The Wizard’ on Sunday. As the clock approached midnight, Simon Whitlock finally added a maiden major darts title to a trophy cabinet that many were becoming worried would end barren and neglected. Whitlock comfortably beat Wes Newton in the final of[Read More…]

A Damn Good Thrashing

There were a lot of close matches in the opening rounds of the Shanghai Masters but that certainly wasn’t the order of day four as the last 16 was played out in China. A rare hat-trick of whitewashes were bandied out to unfortunate opponents while only one of the eight[Read More…]

Trump Rallies to Overcome Hawkins

Judd Trump survived a scare but came from 3-0 down to beat Barry Hawkins 5-3 at the Shanghai Masters in China. Trump, who has struggled for consistency ever since winning his first major title at the UK Championship last December, looked to be heading for an early exit when a[Read More…]

Trump Ends Another Swail Run

The main draw of the third UK Players Tour Championship event of the season got under way today with the top half whittled down from 64 players to 8 at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. Judd Trump showed a little bit of form in stringing together a trio[Read More…]

Premier League Back With a Bang

The 2012 Premier League got off to an excellent start tonight as four of the ten competitors got their league campaigns under way in Skegness. In front of a packed crowd, the foursome provided a night of thorough entertainment and high-quality snooker – with star attraction Judd Trump producing the[Read More…]

Premier League Returns

This week sees the return of the Premier League to our screens and I’m not referring to the football on Saturday. Tomorrow, the 2012 Premier League snooker campaign gets under way as ten hopefuls go in search of the coveted league title. In the last decade there has been one[Read More…]

Pedantic Peter

It took almost five hours but Peter Ebdon finally got the better of Ding Junhui in their Australian Open second round clash in Bendigo. Ebdon has been widely ridiculed for his slow style of play, a method which gave him his ninth world ranking title at the China Open in[Read More…]

Murphy and Davis into Six Reds Final

Shaun Murphy and Mark Davis will contest the final of the Six Reds World Championship after respective 7-2 victories in their semi-finals in Thailand. The Englishmen will compete for the top prize of £40,000 in tomorrow’s final and with it the status of being world champion. This is actually nothing[Read More…]

Goggins Gone, Doherty Denied

Irishmen Ken Doherty and Rodney Goggins were knocked out of the Six Reds World Championship in the Last 32 after narrow defeats today in Bangkok. Amateur Goggins had been one of the star performers in the round robin phase, winning all five of his group games including triumphs over Judd[Read More…]