Tag: Stephen Lee

2013 SHQ Awards

The new campaign is just a matter of days away but let’s first take a look back at the highlights of the 2012/13 campaign with the second annual SHQ Awards. As was the case twelve months ago, I am lucky enough to be joined by regular contributors Fin Ruane and[Read More…]

WPBSA Statement – Stephen Lee

World Snooker has released the following statement with regard Stephen Lee’s suspension: As a result of the referral by the Gambling Commission on 5th October 2012, Nigel Mawer the Chairman of the Disciplinary Committee of the WPBSA, launched an investigation into alleged match fixing by Stephen Lee in relation to[Read More…]

Tickets for Galway on Sale

Tickets have finally been released to the public for the 2013 PTC Grand Final to be held at the Bailey Allen Hall in Galway this March. The tournament has been a great boost for Irish snooker since its first staging back in 2011, with the Helix in Dublin playing host[Read More…]

PTC Grand Finals Return to Galway

We had¬†known it was likely for quite some time but it was finally confirmed yesterday that the Players Tour Championship Grand Finals will be returning to Ireland for a third straight year next March. The event will be held from 12-17 March, climaxing on St. Patrick’s Day and will once[Read More…]

Consistently Consistent

In the 1980s Steve Davis dominated snooker and won the majority of the titles each season. The very same, even more so perhaps, could be said about Stephen Hendry’s dominance in the following decade – particularly the first half of it. With the emergence of Ronnie O’Sullivan, John Higgins and[Read More…]

Stephen Lee Suspended

Stephen Lee has been suspended from professional snooker pending an investigation into suspicious betting patterns involving two of his matches – most recently the Premier League tie with John Higgins last night. World Snooker has released the following statement: “On 2 October 2012 the Crown Prosecution Service announced that there[Read More…]

PL Wins for Ding and Higgins

Ding Junhui and John Higgins both moved a step closer to the semi-finals of the Premier League with respective 4-2 victories over Mark Selby and Stephen Lee in Great Malvern. As the tournament begins to edge toward the business end of the season, every victory and every frame won could[Read More…]

Lee’s Glee with the PTCs

Stephen Lee won the second Asian Players Tour Championship event of the season this morning after a comprehensive 4-0 victory over home favourite Ding Junhui in the final. Earlier, the Englishman had beaten another local hero in Cao Yupeng 4-2 while Ding defeated compatriot Xiao Guodong by the same scoreline[Read More…]

Dublin’s Dynamite Duo do it Again

Ken Doherty saw off stern opposition to reach the last 16 of the third Players Tour Championship event of the season at the South West Snooker Academy in Gloucester. And Fergal O’Brien added gloss to another rare positive day for Irish snooker by winning 12 of his 14 frames to[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

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