Category Archive: snooker

May 03 2015

Crucible Celebrities

As ever this year at the World Championship, we have seen more than a few celebrities come along to savour the unique Crucible atmosphere and I have been fortunate enough to have met a couple of them. Click below for a round-up of the notable faces to have made the trip to Sheffield so far …

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May 03 2015

Big Break – Crucible Style

For a third successive year here at the Crucible, an exhibition was required on the final Saturday afternoon due to an early finish in the tournament’s first semi-final, this year between Shaun Murphy and Barry Hawkins. Having already had to put on an exhibition match between Stephen Hendry and Ken Doherty earlier in the tournament, …

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May 02 2015

Murphy Through To Third Crucible Final

Six years after his last Crucible final, Shaun Murphy today booked his place in a World Championship final for a third time with an emphatic 17-9 victory against 2013 runner-up Barry Hawkins.

Apr 29 2015

Interesting – The Review

Whilst I have been fortunate enough to have spent the last two weeks here in Sheffield at the 2015 World Championship, in between sessions to I have also had the opportunity to read the recently released book ‘Interesting’ by Steve Davis. Click below for my thoughts as one of snooker’s all-time greats takes a detailed …

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Apr 27 2015

2015/16 Roll Call

It is that time of year again, as the final main tour places for the 2015/16 season are claimed at a mix of amateur events, both international and also Q School. Click below for my annual ‘roll call’ post, tracking how all of the available professional places will be filled in the coming weeks, although …

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Apr 26 2015

Griffiths In Demand

Following his defeat to Barry Hawkins at the World Championship yesterday, Mark Allen gave an interesting press conference in which amongst other things, he discussed how much he is looking forward to working with Terry Griffiths again next season. But who will join him in that association from this summer?

Apr 25 2015

Akani Songsermsawad Wins Asian U-21 Championship

While April has seen all eyes focused upon the action here in Sheffield, a couple of weeks ago there was also an important event taking place in Beijing as Thailand’s Akani Songsermsawad claimed victory at this year’s Asian u-21 Championship.

Apr 23 2015

Mount Reflects On Snooker Journey

The conclusion of this year’s World Championship will mark not only the end of another long season, but also the end of an era in snooker as On Q Promotions will cease to act as a snooker management company. With founder Paul Mount, his daughter Sarah and the rest of the team at the South …

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