The Scot reached the final of the competition when it was previously staged as an invitational earlier this year.
Tag: Rory McLeod
The action in Sheffield over the last week hasn’t been limited to just the Crucible Theatre.
Judd Trump crashed out of the World Championship on Wednesday after losing 10-8 to Rory McLeod in one of the biggest shocks in Crucible history. Trump had been labeled as the pre-tournament favourite after a stellar season which saw him reach five ranking event finals, win two trophies, and rise[Read More…]
The China Open has been whittled down to the final 16 players after a busy opening few days in Beijing. Many of the heavy-hitters are still in the mix, albeit Ronnie O’Sullivan suffered a surprising 5-4 loss to Mark Joyce in the second round on Wednesday. The “Rocket” knocked in[Read More…]
Ding Junhui just about survived in the first round of the UK Championship as he required a 74 clearance to steal victory from Igor Figueiredo in York on Tuesday. Two-time champion Ding appeared set to be heading for an early exit when he lost four frames in a row to[Read More…]
Eight players booked their places in the last 16 of the Gdynia Open on a busy Friday in Poland. The final European Tour event of the season is important in respect to many of the respective rankings races. The final places for the upcoming Players Championship and World Grand Prix[Read More…]
As 2015 draws to a close it’s time to reflect on what has been another enthralling year in snooker. There have been many talking points over the course of the last 12 months both on and off the table. Yesterday we took a look at the lows but today let’s[Read More…]
Neil Robertson avoided the fate of his fellow seeds this week to book a place in the semi-finals of the Champion of Champions in Coventry. The Australian comfortably whitewashed Rory McLeod in his opening encounter before completing a hard-fought 6-3 triumph over schoolboy Yan Bingtao in the last eight. Yan[Read More…]
Rory McLeod won his first minor-ranking event title after beating Tian Pengfei 4-2 in the Ruhr Open final on Sunday. All four semi-finalists were in uncharted territory as not one of them had ever got their hands on any professional silverware carrying ranking points. McLeod saw off Mike Dunn in[Read More…]