Tag: Stephen Maguire

Stevens Ousts O’Brien in Oz

Matthew Stevens was the first man to the reach the quarter-finals of the Australian Open today as he overcame Ireland’s Fergal O’Brien 5-2 in Bendigo. With there being such a short period in between this ranking event and the Wuxi Classic which only concluded on Sunday, the format was slightly[Read More…]

High Quality Last 8 in Wuxi

Eight remain in the hunt to win the first ranking event of the season at the Wuxi Classic in China. One would have been forgiven to have presumed that some of those contesting the latter stages of an early season tournament would have been lesser known players capitalising on the[Read More…]

Irish Out in Wuxi

The seeds enjoyed a good second day at the opening ranking event of the season, the Wuxi Classic. But the same could not be said of the Irish challenge as Ken Doherty and David Morris joined Fergal O’Brien in the departure lounge. Last year’s quarter-finalist Morris pushed Robert Milkins all[Read More…]

Ronnie Safely into Second Round

Ronnie O’Sullivan has reached the second round of the World Championship after a 10-4 victory over Robin Hull on the opening day at the Crucible. The two-time defending champion was made to work harder than the scoreline would suggest, though, as Hull fought well but ultimately was left to rue¬†a[Read More…]

Allen Begins Hunt for Hat-Trick

Mark Allen’s love affair with the Haikou World Open continued as he beat Mike Dunn in the last 64 on the opening day’s action in China on Monday. The two-time defending champion has never lost a match in the event since it went out east and will be hoping that[Read More…]

Williams Flying Welsh Flag

World no.1 Neil Robertson crashed out of the Welsh Open in the third round to home favourite Mark Williams on Wednesday. The Australian, who did manage to add to his centuries tally to go to 88 for the season, was downed 4-3 by Williams – the only Welshman to have[Read More…]