Tag: Scott Donaldson

Qualifiers Book Australian Open Spots

The Australian Open qualifiers concluded on Tuesday with 16 players booking their flights Down Under. Now in its fourth season on the calendar, the ranking event is one of only a few that has retained the old format of seeded stages. This ensured that the lower ranked players were forced[Read More…]

Great Scots

Most of the big-name players in action on Sunday advanced unscathed from their second round encounters at the UK Championship in York. The biggest scare came when 2004 champion Stephen Maguire found himself 5-2 down to young Belgian talent Luca Brecel. However, the teenager panicked with the winning line in[Read More…]

Scottish Open

The fifth European Players Tour Championship event of the season got under way today in Ravenscaig as professional snooker makes a welcome return to Scotland. It has been more than two years since the last tournament was staged in a land that has produced multiple world champions – most notably[Read More…]

Brecel’s Progress Continues

Luca Brecel showed no signs of letting up on his positive form since last season’s World Championship after a 5-3 victory over Craig Steadman in the opening round of the Shanghai Masters qualifiers. The Belgian star has already started the new campaign well after his breakthrough emergence in Sheffield last[Read More…]

Donaldson Downs O’Donoghue for European Glory

Promising young Scotsman Scott Donaldson won the European Snooker Amateur Championship in Latvia yesterday, beating Ireland’s Brendan O’Donoghue 7-3 in the final. 18 year-old Donaldson actually upset both of Ireland’s top players as he overcame Rodney Goggins 6-2 in the semi-final while O’Donoghue whitewashed Donaldson’s compatriot James McBain in the[Read More…]