Tag: Paul Hunter Classic

WPBSA Statement – Unusual Betting Patterns

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association has just released the following statement: “The WPBSA was today alerted to unusual betting patterns regarding the match between Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon and Martin O’Donnell at the Paul Hunter Classic in Germany.” “The WPBSA monitors betting on ALL professional snooker and has the most[Read More…]

Irish Amateurs Fall in Furth

Josh Boileau was denied a place in the Paul Hunter Classic main draw after a narrow 4-3 loss to Scotland’s Marc Davis in the final round of qualifying on Thursday in Furth. Boileau had become the only Irish amateur to make it the last stage of the preliminaries when he[Read More…]

Paul Hunter Classic Under Way

Snooker returned yesterday with the opening day of the 2015 Paul Hunter Classic in Furth. The second European Tour event of the season is arguably the marquee minor ranking event on the calendar, with big attendances and quite a lot of prestige attached to the player in which it honours.[Read More…]

Boileau Boileau!

I’m delighted to welcome the newest columnist to SnookerHQ, young Irish star Josh Boileau. He’ll be giving us a regular insight into his life both on and off the tour over the course of the season. By Josh Boileau Hi everyone! I won my first qualifying match against Joe O’Connor[Read More…]

Allen Wins Paul Hunter Classic

Mark Allen put behind him the disappointment of failing to win the Riga Open earlier this month by capturing the Paul Hunter Classic title with a 4-2 victory over Judd Trump on Sunday. The Northern Irishman had led Mark Selby 3-0 in Latvia’s final only to be narrowly pipped to[Read More…]