Tag: Stephen Lee

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…]

Premier League Back With a Bang

The 2012 Premier League got off to an excellent start tonight as four of the ten competitors got their league campaigns under way in Skegness. In front of a packed crowd, the foursome provided a night of thorough entertainment and high-quality snooker – with star attraction Judd Trump producing the[Read More…]

Premier League Returns

This week sees the return of the Premier League to our screens and I’m not referring to the football on Saturday. Tomorrow, the 2012 Premier League snooker campaign gets under way as ten hopefuls go in search of the coveted league title. In the last decade there has been one[Read More…]

World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the World Snooker Championship – won by Mark Selby.

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

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