Tag: Luca Brecel

Brecel’s Progress Continues

Luca Brecel showed no signs of letting up on his positive form since last season’s World Championship after a 5-3 victory over Craig Steadman in the opening round of the Shanghai Masters qualifiers. The Belgian star has already started the new campaign well after his breakthrough emergence in Sheffield last[Read More…]

Mehta Continues Progress

Indian Aditya Mehta won his second match at the Wuxi Classic qualifiers as he continues his bid to reach the venue stage of a tournament for the first time. The 26 year-old followed his impressive victory over the much-hyped Sam Baird on Tuesday with a 5-1 drubbing of veteran James[Read More…]

Jubilant Jones into Second Round

Welshman Jamie Jones shocked 2005 world champion Shaun Murphy to progress to the last 16 of the World Championship in Sheffield on his debut. The 24 year-old started the second session 5-4 behind and quickly fell further adrift at 7-5 but won four frames on the bounce to go within[Read More…]

Hendry and Robertson Progress

Stephen Hendry and Neil Robertson both came through their first round matches unscathed with 10-4 victories at the World Championship in Sheffield. Hendry had played superbly, compiling a maximum 147, in opening up an 8-1 advantage over Stuart Bingham yesterday but began this evening’s session poorly, dropping the opening three[Read More…]

World Championship Draw

The last 32 draw for the World Championship has just been made on TalkSPORT and what an incredible draw it is. Everyone wanted a Ronnie O’Sullivan vs Peter Ebdon match-up and, guess what, we got our dream wish! 17 year-old Luca Brecel from Belgium will take on Stephen Maguire while[Read More…]

Brecel Breaks Record

Luca Brecel will become the youngest ever player to compete at the Crucible after coming through four rounds of World Championship qualifying. The Belgian had already knocked out season pros Ian McCulloch, Barry Pinches and Michael Holt earlier in the week – the latter in a dramatic decider – and[Read More…]

Morris Moves Closer to the Crucible

David Morris has won his third qualifying match for the World Championship after a hard-fought 10-7 triumph over former semi-finalist Alan McManus. Fan favourite Jimmy White, though, failed in his bid to return to the Crucible as he was dumped for the second year in a row by China’s Liu[Read More…]

ReJoyce for Morris

David Morris has won his second match in the World Championship qualifiers  after a 10-4 rout of England’s Mark Joyce. The Irishman enjoyed a relatively easy time of it against teenager Kacper Filipiak in the previous round – losing only two frames – and dropped just twice as many in[Read More…]

McGill Whitewashes Wicheard

Adam Wicheard suffered the humiliation of joining an elite batch of players that have been whitewashed in best of 19 matches as Anthony McGill hammered him in the World Championship qualifiers. Now at the fifth qualifying stage, all the players involved in the round of the last 80 realise that[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

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

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy