Category Archive: snooker

Oct 20 2014

Fin Ruane Appointed As RIBSA Public Relations Officer

  Last week there was an interesting development in respect of the Irish snooker scene, as Fin Ruane was appointed as the new Public Relations Officer for the Republic of Ireland Billiards and Snooker Association. A close friend of former world champion Ken Doherty, Fin has been in and around snooker for the best part …

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Oct 17 2014

Champions Return To Coventry

In recent months it has become clear that with multiple winners of snooker’s biggest tournaments, that there would be a number of unallocated spaces at this year’s Champion of Champions event in Coventry and today World Snooker have announced that those spots will, as last year, be allocated by ranking. As it stands there are …

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Oct 16 2014

Guangzhou International Billiards Exhibition Returns For 2015

With more than 500 hundred years of development, billiard sport has always been distinguished as one of four greatest gentleman sports. Billiards has a broad mass base and a huge increasing number of consumer group internationally and nationally. Although the global billiard market is still in depression, we can see from many aspects that billiard …

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Sep 30 2014

Morris Suffering From Back Injury

One of last season’s most impressive performers of those to have started the season on zero ranking points, Irish number three David Morris has struggled for victories in the early weeks of the season and it has today emerged that he is currently suffering from the after-effects of a back injury sustained whilst at the …

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Sep 28 2014

Tour Survival 2014/15 – Player by Player

Last season a very popular feature here at PSB proved to be my in-depth, player by player updates on the race for main tour places for the 2014/15 season, as I attempted to untangle the various overlapping ranking lists and orders of merit. Although we are still only in September, already taking a look at …

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Sep 22 2014

Snooker on the Internet 2014

Whilst here at PSB I try to provide you with all of the latest snooker news and information, there are some things that escape even my attention. There are though other invaluable snooker websites on the internet and so as I like to do once a year, below I cast my eye over some of …

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Sep 15 2014

Rileys Enters Administration, 15 Clubs Close

A sad piece of news has broken this evening with the story that Rileys has entered into administration, with the immediate closure of 15 clubs and a loss of approximately 124 jobs. Regardless of the rights and wrongs, the reasons for the company’s current plight, sympathy has to be had with the employees affected and …

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Sep 11 2014

The Big Mark Allen Interview – Part One

It has been a strong start to the season so far for Paul Hunter Classic winner Mark Allen and recently I caught up with Northern Ireland’s number one player ahead of this week’s Shanghai Masters, to discuss a range of subjects as he gave a typically honest assessment on matters past and present. Click below …

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