Tag: Stephen Maguire

Trump Continues Form in Poland

The last 16 of the Gdynia Open has its first eight competitors after a busy day at the Gdynia Sports Arena in Poland on Friday. The top half of the draw was whittled down to eight in the eighth and final European Tour event on the Players Tour Championship series.[Read More…]

Maguire Tops Group 4

Stephen Maguire dominated Group 4 of the Championship League at Crondon Park to book his place in the Winner’s Group in March. The Scot raced through his group fixtures, winning all six, to easily top the group and advance to the semi-finals. There, he overcame Ryan Day in a tight[Read More…]

Unstoppable Ronnie

If anyone needed reminding, Ronnie O’Sullivan proved once more last night why, while the rankings may not testify to the fact, he is the best player in the world. The likes of Neil Robertson, Ding Junhui and Mark Selby are brilliant players, worthy of being crowned champion of any event,[Read More…]

Champion Selby Survives Scare

Defending champion Mark Selby and Scot John Higgins set up a quarter-final clash with each other after contrasting victories on the opening day of the 2014 Masters. Alexandra Palace in London was packed with almost 1500 people as Selby, three times a winner of the prestigious event over the last[Read More…]

Favourites Flying High

Barry Hawkins and Stephen Maguire are into the quarter-finals of the UK Championship after respective victories over former world champions in York yesterday. Crucible runner-up Hawkins emerged from a 6-5 thriller with Shaun Murphy while 2004 champion Maguire saw off fellow Scotsman John Higgins 6-3. Murphy had struggled for form[Read More…]

Seeds Starting to Dominate in York

Several of the top players flexed their muscles on Monday as the UK Championship begins to heat up nicely. Four former champions booked their place in the last 16 and they were joined by a trio of other ranking event winners. The match of the day featured Liang Wenbo and[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…]