Tag: Michael White

Dubliners Double Up Early Season

Dubliners Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien comfortably qualified for the Australian Open yesterday – making it successive events the pair have reached early this season. Last week, the veteran duo, who have long flown the tricolour flag, won the solitary match necessary to make the venue stage of the Wuxi[Read More…]

Quarter-final Preview

The quarter-final line-up at the Crucible was completed last night with Ronnie O’Sullivan still firmly in the hunt for glory in Sheffield. The reigning champion’s World Snooker Championships odds have been cut to 2/1 as he effortlessly shifted through the gears to overcome Ali Carter in a repeat of last year’s final.[Read More…]

Robertson’s World Hopes Down the Toilet

Robert Milkins caused a major shock on Day six of the 2013 World Championship after he knocked out 2010 champion Neil Robertson 10-8 in Sheffield. The Gloucester cueman had already dispatched of People’s Champion Jimmy White in the final qualifying round to reach the Crucible for the first time in[Read More…]

Talking the Talk

Three days have now passed in the 2013 World Championship and, as always, there have already been many talking points. Three world champions have gone by the wayside in the last couple of days with John Higgins, Mark Williams and Peter Ebdon all suffering early 10-6 defeats. While all three[Read More…]

World Championship First Round Preview

The eagerly anticipated 2013 World Championship gets under way tomorrow as 32 of the best players on the planet do battle for the biggest prize of them all. The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield plays host to the 17-day marathon for a 37th consecutive year with defending champion Ronnie O’Sullivan returning[Read More…]

Sheffield Line-up Complete

The qualifying event for the 2013 World Championship came to a conclusion yesterday with a mixture of young and old stealing the headlines. There will be six hopefuls gracing the Crucible Theatre for the first time – four of them under the age of 25 as a new and exciting[Read More…]

The Final Round

In football, it’s gracing the field of a World Cup stadium. In tennis, it’s donning the all-white colours on the luscious green grass of SW19 at Wimbledon. In golf, as is the case this very weekend, it’s performing inside the beautiful surroundings of Augusta National at the Masters. In snooker,[Read More…]

One More Match for Jimmy

Jimmy White comfortably dispatched an out of sorts Xiao Guodong to reach the final qualifying round for the 2013 World Championship in Sheffield last night.  The ‘Whirlwind’ delighted his legion of fans around the world by recording a 10-4 victory over the Chinese youngster, ensuring the Londoner is now only[Read More…]

Wuxi Classic Preview

The Wuxi Classic gets under way on Monday as the 2012/13 campaign picks up pace with the first major ranking event of the season. This week saw the first ranking points fought for with the inaugural staging of an Asian Players Tour Championship event, eventually won be Stuart Bingham. Bingham[Read More…]

White Making his Mark

Michael White is announcing himself as a big-time player after reaching the semi-finals of the first Asian Players Tour Championship event of the season in China. The 20 year-old has been widely tipped as a star of the future and many believe that the beginning of a potentially illustrious career[Read More…]