Tag: Neil Robertson

Delight for Ding in Southampton

Ding Junhui has assured himself a place in the play-offs of the 2011 Premier League having won night eight in Southampton. The Chinese Sensation beat Ronnie O’Sullivan 3-1 in the final to go top of the league table on 16 points and is certain of finishing inside the top four,[Read More…]

Robertson Claims Alex Higgins Trophy

Neil Robertson beat Judd Trump 4-1 to win the Alex Higgins International Trophy in Killarney. The Australian’s victory is his second Players Tour Championship event success in recent weeks having claimed the Warsaw Classic earlier in the month. The final was a scrappy affair, not at all what had been[Read More…]

Allen Finds Form

Mark Allen reached the last 16 of the Alex Higgins International Trophy to the loss of just one frame on day two in Killarney. The Northern Irishman whitewashed Paul Davison and Mike Dunn before seeing off England’s Dave Gilbert 4-1 to reach the fourth round. The Antrim man has struggled[Read More…]

Robertson Romps to Warsaw Classic Victory

Neil Robertson performed at a very high level to claim the sixth Players Tour Championship event of the season, beating Ricky Walden 4-1 in Poland. The Australian had earlier edged tight encounters with Stephen Maguire and Shaun Murphy before whitewashing Stephen Lee in the last four. Walden came from 3-2[Read More…]

Late Night in Sheffield

John Higgins and Neil Robertson are the only Top 16 members through to the fourth round of PTC 5 in Sheffield so far following an elongated day’s snooker. At the time of writing (2am), Michael White, who had earlier edged Anthony McGill 4-2 in a marathon that finished past midnight,[Read More…]

Williams Whitewashes Stevens

Welshman Mark Williams thrashed his countryman Matthew Stevens 5-0 to book his place in the last four of the Shanghai Masters in China. The world number one continues to gallantly defend his status as the world’s best player from the stern challenge of Mark Selby, who also won in contrasting[Read More…]

Sheriff Guns Down The Rocket

Anthony Hamilton won the final three frames to oust 2009 champion Ronnie O’Sullivan 5-3 and progress to the quarter-finals of the Shanghai Masters in China. The ‘Sheriff or Pottingham’, named so for┬áhis time living in Nottingham, produced his third excellent display of the week as he reached the last eight[Read More…]

Gould Comeback Stuns Ding

Martin Gould staged an unbelievable fightback from 3-0 behind to beat home favourite Ding Junhui 5-3 at the Shanghai Masters in China. Both players started the match in a nervy manner but Ding clinched a scrappy opener and took the next two to appear on his way to a very[Read More…]

O’Brien Battles into Last 16

Fergal O’Brien showed grit and determination in the Paul Hunter Classic as he came from 3-1 behind to oust Chinese Sensation Ding Junhui in Furth. The fearless Irishman had earlier in the day endured a marathon encounter with countryman Joe Delaney – eventually prevailing on the final black in the[Read More…]