The Irishman is beginning his 32nd season on the professional Main Tour.
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It was the first time in more than three decades that a father-son duo clashed in a professional match.
The action in Sheffield over the last week hasn’t been limited to just the Crucible Theatre.
The China Open qualifiers concluded on Wednesday with the last match to be completed providing the biggest upset in Cannock.
The opening round of the World Championship qualifiers reached its conclusion on Saturday with the likes of Ryan Day and Stephen Maguire advancing at the English Institute of Sport in Sheffield. Indeed, every match on a busy day of action was won by a higher ranked player, following the trend[Read More…]
Fan favourites Ronnie O’Sullivan and Ding Junhui both exited the International Championship in the last 64 on Monday in Daqing. The pair each fell to emerging young talents in the game, albeit under vastly different circumstances. While O’Sullivan didn’t have much to offer in response to a scintillating performance from 17 year-old[Read More…]
Father and son double act Peter and Oliver Lines have both reached the third round of the UK Championship in York. Peter followed up his superb victory over reigning champion Neil Robertson in the opening round with a 6-4 defeat of Chris Wakelin on Saturday. The next day, son Oliver[Read More…]
By the time the next World Championship comes around in April and May it’ll be 20 years since Ken Doherty’s famous Crucible triumph. Irish snooker is still waiting for a young talent to emerge and compete with the records that the Dubliner set – a world champion, a six times[Read More…]
Ding Junhui emerged unscathed from his first test in qualifying for the World Championship after a 10-4 victory over Greg Casey in Sheffield. Corkman Casey gained an invitation into the tournament off the back of his strong performances in 2015’s Q-School but many thought that he would be steamrollered against[Read More…]
Newly-crowned World Champion Stuart Bingham was named snooker’s Player of the Year at the sport’s annual awards ceremony in London tonight. Bingham conquered the Crucible for the first time by beating Shaun Murphy 18-15 in an epic final this week. He also won the Shanghai Masters world ranking event earlier[Read More…]