Tag: TJ Dowling

Sutton: “Snooker means the world to me”

While the International Championship qualifiers come to a conclusion today, the hot topic on Thursday has surrounded the unusual betting patterns that embroiled Irishman John Sutton’s encounter with Jamie Burnett yesterday. The sport of snooker has for a long time been plagued by match fixing and allegations of the sort.[Read More…]

Sutton on Q-School 2014

The last couple of weeks saw eight players emerge as Q-School graduates and thus earn their right to compete as a professional on the Main Tour for the next two seasons. Unfortunately, a strong Irish contingent was unable to garner one of these spots, with John Sutton coming the closest[Read More…]

Irish Out of Q-School

It is looking increasingly likely that there will be no new Irish additions to the Main Tour for the upcoming 2014/15 campaign. All five players representing Ireland at this year’s Q-School in Gloucester have cued their last shot and are preparing for the flight home. There were two chances for[Read More…]

Q-School Commences

The 2014 Q-School gets under way today with eight players set to gain entry onto the Main Tour for next season. Prior to this year’s edition, there had been twelve places up for grabs but the introduction of new invitations via other avenues has ensured that the number was reduced.[Read More…]

Celbridge All-Ireland Champions

Celbridge Snooker became the 2012 All-Ireland club champions yesterday after beating Northern Ireland outfit Drumaness 3-1 at the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney. Kildare’s Celbridge had proven to be one of the outright favourites after winning the Leinster title earlier in January and maintained their form by going unbeaten throughout this[Read More…]

Irish Scene: Muldoon Wins Again

Vincent Muldoon came through two deciding frame thrillers to claim back-to-back titles at the fourth ranking event in the Irish Senior Championship in Carlow. The Galway man launched himself into contention at the top of the Irish standings with victory in the third ranking tournament before Christmas and has narrowed[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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