Tag: Sam Craigie

Judd Trump Thumped by Sam Craigie

Judd Trump was well beaten 5-0 by Sam Craigie as he tamely bowed out of the World Open in qualifying on Monday in Preston. The world number three scored a measly 27 points as his talented fellow Englishman, a former world under-21 champion, comprehensively romped to victory. Craigie only mustered[Read More…]

End of the Snookerbacker Classic

It was announced on Twitter on Thursday that the Snookerbacker Classic will not be held this season. After a roller coaster few months of negotiating, head-scratching and soul searching, the man behind the Snookerbacker website and creator of the SB Classic has decided to shut up shop – for the[Read More…]

World Championship qualifiers

Boileau Loses on Pro Debut

Josh Boileau couldn’t get his professional career off to a dream start as he was defeated by Matthew Stevens in the World Open qualifying at Preston. Boileau compiled the highest break of the match, a 51 in the fourth frame, but that was as good as it got as the[Read More…]

Chinese Eye Home Event

Five Chinese players made it through the second round of qualifying on Wednesday for their home event, the China Open. Of course, there will soon be five “home” events for China’s finest but that doesn’t make it any less special or important for them to make their mark in front[Read More…]

Cope-ious Amount of 147s

The 147 bonanza continued today with yet another 147 in the eleventh Players Tour Championship event of the season. Yesterday, Ding Junhui recorded his fourth career maximum – second in three days – en route to reaching the last 16 while Stoke’s Jamie Cope repeated the feat this evening with[Read More…]

Comeback Ken Qualifies for Germany

Ken Doherty came from 4-0 behind to beat teenager Sam Craigie in outstanding fashion and progress to the final stage of the German Masters next February. 17 year-old Craigie showed no fear in going into an apparently insurmountable lead at the interval but felt the pressure when the former world[Read More…]

White Hot in German Qualifiers

Two Whites in the opposite ends of their careers made it through to the final round of qualifying for the German Masters today at the World Snooker Academy in Sheffield. Veteran Jimmy White withstood a mini-revival from opponent Stuart Carrington to eventually prevail 5-3 for the second time this week[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the British Open – won by Mark Williams.

1. Mark Selby
2. Judd Trump
3. Ronnie O’Sullivan
4. Neil Robertson
5. Kyren Wilson
6. Shaun Murphy
7. John Higgins
8. Mark Williams
9. Stephen Maguire
10. Ding Junhui
11. Mark Allen
12. Barry Hawkins
13. Stuart Bingham
14. Jack Lisowski
15. Yan Bingtao
16. Anthony McGill

Fin Ruane Snooker Academy