Tag: Vincent Muldoon

World Under-21 Snooker Championship

The draw for the IBSF World Under-21 Snooker Championship was released today with four Irish players competing in Montreal, Canada later this month. The event is the first major amateur tournament of the new season and the winner will most likely be guaranteed a place on the professional Main Tour for[Read More…]

Wells Claims European Championship

Daniel Wells won the 2011 European Snooker Championship after beating Irishman Vincent Muldoon 7-4 in Sofia. Neither player began the match as an overwhelming favourite as both had excelled in reaching the final of the competition for the first time. However, Wells looked the more at ease throughout and perhaps[Read More…]

Muldoon nears European glory

Ireland’s Vincent Muldoon is in the final of the European Snooker Championship in Bulgaria after a tense 6-4 victory over number one seed Martin O’Donnell. The 20 year-old from Galway will meet Daniel Wells in the final after the Welshman withheld a spirited comeback from countryman Lee Walker to also[Read More…]

Muldoon into Last 4 of Euros

Vincent Muldoon continued his excellent progress in the European Snooker Championship with two 5-2 victories ensuring his passage through to the semi-finals. The Galway potter, who studies and practices in NUI Maynooth, outplayed countryman Robert Murphy in the last 16 to put an end to his fellow Irishman’s quest for[Read More…]

McCrudden Falls in Last 32

Martin McCrudden was the first Irishman to be knocked out of the 2011 European Snooker Championship as he succumbed to a surprise defeat in the last 32 in Sofia. The 31 year-old had lost only one match and just seven frames in the group stages and was the 9th seed[Read More…]

Muldoon Still Undefeated in Euros

Two of the three Irish players have surrendered their 100% winning record in the round robin stage of European Snooker Championship but the trio remain well placed to qualify for the last 32 on Tuesday. Former three-time Irish National Senior champion Martin McCrudden lost his first match of the tournament[Read More…]

Housekeeping

With wrapping up my course and moving blogs, I have missed out on a few of the key issues over the last couple of weeks so here is a brief round-up of everything important that has occurred recently. Q-School The inaugural Qualifying School came and went with twelve success stories[Read More…]

Big Interview: Vincent Muldoon

This time three years ago, Vincent Muldoon was one of Ireland’s hottest prospects on the snooker scene. Having won the Irish Championship in 2007, the Galway potter repeated the feat the following year as well as topping the Irish Senior rankings to earn his professional Main Tour place at only[Read More…]




World Rankings Top 16

World Rankings after the Northern Ireland Open – won by Mark Allen.

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

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