Tag: Ken Doherty

Allen Battles with Bingham

Mark Allen defeated Marcus Campbell 5-1 to reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open but wasted little time in goading his next opponent, Stuart Bingham. Bingham also enjoyed a comfortable victory in the second round today when he whitewashed Tom Ford in a speedy display but will undoubtedly find it[Read More…]

Doherty Finds Form Down Under

Ken Doherty defeated Top 8 player Stephen Maguire 5-2 today to reach the second round of the Australian Open in Victoria. In start contrast to his performance for Republic of Ireland in last week’s World Cup, former world champion Doherty showed signs of his former self as he dominated proceedings[Read More…]

Doherty Delivers at the Death

Ken Doherty gave his Republic of Ireland team a place in the quarter-finals of the Snooker World Cup with a gritty last gasp performance in Thailand. After Pakistan – the nation who shocked the Irish in the opening day of the tournament last Monday – won the last two frames[Read More…]

Ireland Hang On

Republic of Ireland slightly eased their qualification woes in the Snooker World Cup after beating Germany 3-2 in Thailand today. Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien edged another lengthy battle that sends the Dublin duo into second place in Group A and the Germans of Patrick Einsle and Lasse Munstermann back[Read More…]

Ireland Win Marathon

Republic of Ireland got their World Cup campaign back on track today with an elongated 4-1 victory over Egypt in Group A. Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien suffered a shock 3-2 defeat at the hands of Pakistan on the opening day but are back in a strong position following a[Read More…]

First Day Defeat for Ireland

The Republic of Ireland suffered a shock 3-2 defeat to Pakistan in the opening day of the Snooker World Cup in Thailand today. Despite a century each from Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien, the Dublin duo lost three scrappy frames to lose their first group stage encounter. Indeed, Pakistan’s Sahid[Read More…]

World Cup: Republic of Ireland

The PTT-EGAT Snooker World Cup is only seven days away as the excitement mounts for what promises to be a valuable addition to the growing calendar. In years gone by, snooker professionals enjoyed long summers off from the Main Tour and were free to sunbathe and relax for up to[Read More…]

Victory Hands McLeod Qualification

Rory McLeod beat Robert Milkins 5-2 in the final qualifying round to book his place in the Australian Open next month but it will be his post-match actions that will be the talking point of the week. The Englishman, of Jamaican parentage, outplayed his countryman in a one-sided affair but[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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