Tag: Welsh Open

Seeds Stumble in Welsh Open

The third day of action in the Welsh Open was full of upsets as Irish rookie Josh Boileau was among those who moved into the last 32 in Cardiff. The 21 year-old recorded an impressive 4-2 victory over Shaun Murphy, an idol who inspired the Kildare cueist to start playing[Read More…]

Welsh Open Preview

The World Grand Prix reaches its conclusion later today but thoughts will immediately turn to the next ranking event, which starts in Cardiff with the Coral Welsh Open on Monday. Staged every year since 1992, the Welsh Open is the third longest continuously running ranking event behind only the World[Read More…]

QUIZ! Welsh Open

The World Grand Prix is yet to conclude but this extremely hectic month of February shows no sign of letting up with the Welsh Open set to commence on Monday. Before the Barry Hearn era began in 2010, the Welsh Open had been considered by some as one of the[Read More…]

Coral Continues Home Series Support

World Snooker is delighted to announce Coral as the title sponsor of the new Home Nations series. The three remaining events in the series – the Northern Ireland Open, Scottish Open and Welsh Open – will all be title-sponsored by Coral. This follows their successful sponsorship of the recent Coral[Read More…]

What’s Been Happening?

In short, not much. It’s been almost two weeks since the conclusion of the Indian Open, where Anthony McGill collected his maiden ranking event trophy, as the stagnated start to the 2016/17 campaign continues. The biggest tournament of the season so far gets under way on Monday with the return[Read More…]

Prince Ronnie Crowned in Wales

Ronnie O’Sullivan won the 2016 Welsh Open in style on Sunday after coming from behind to defeat Neil Robertson in Cardiff. It’s the fourth time O’Sullivan has emerged with the trophy in Wales, matching John Higgins’ record, and the 40 year-old collects £60,000 for his efforts. Two things were widely[Read More…]