Tag: Sam Baird

Allen On Course for Hat-Trick

Ding Junhui has been the man of the last couple of months after completing a rare trio of successive ranking event titles. However, Mark Allen is now only four matches away from completing a hat-trick of his own in the minor ranking event European Tour series. The Northern Irishman won[Read More…]

Finals Day in Gloucester

The last 16 line-up for the Kay Suzanne Memorial Cup was confirmed on Saturday at the Capital Venue in Gloucester. The likes of David Morris and Judd Trump already booked their place on Friday and were joined by eight further players yesterday. World no.1 Neil Robertson was banging in more[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…]

Doherty Dumps Higgins

Ken Doherty recorded an excellent 4-1 victory over three-time champion John Higgins in the last 32 of the Welsh Open today. The Dubliner, also a multiple winner of the title when he claimed the spoils in 1993 and 2001, comfortably outplayed his Scottish opponent, who was completely out of sorts.[Read More…]

Who’s Who Q-School?

Following the conclusion of the 2012 World Championship, it took only a handful of days for the 2012/13 season to get under way. Amazing really, and long gone are the days where players and fans had to wait four or five months until the first event of a new campaign.[Read More…]

Baird and Bond Bow to Wildcards

The 2012 Haikou World Open got under way today with the wildcard round on Hainan Island in China. The much criticised supplementary round, used in many of the overseas events to garner interest from both local fans and amateur players alike, was enough for two professional qualifiers to bow out[Read More…]

Hendry Beats Robertson

Stephen Hendry outplayed Neil Robertson in the first round of the Welsh Open to claim his first win over a top ranked player in a ranking event for quite some time. Evidently not content at seeing his fellow veteran Steve Davis receiving all the plaudits for his victory over Ali[Read More…]

Davis Does it Again

Steve Davis beat Ali Carter 4-3 in the opening round of the Welsh Open today in Newport to once again prove his remarkable ability, temperament and standing in the sport. At 54 years of age, Davis is by far the oldest player remaining on the tour – only Jimmy White[Read More…]