Category Archive: snooker

Jul 26 2015

Interview: Taylor’s New Outlook

Allan Taylor turned professional at the start of the 2013/14 season and initially found results hard to come by, but with the help of the late Vic Harris showed improvement during his second year, eventually earning a fresh two-year tour card thanks to his position on the European Order of Merit. With the resumption of …

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Jul 09 2015

Two Year Cards – An Analysis

It feels like yesterday that World Snooker announced that new tour players would earn a two-year professional card, instead of just the one which had been the norm up until that point, but in fact the 2015/16 season marks the fourth season that the current system has been in place. That means that we have …

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Jul 06 2015

World Snooker Rankings 2015/16: Revision One Round-Up

Following John Higgins’ victory at the Australian Goldfields Open yesterday, the official world rankings will now be revised for the first time this season with the Scot moving up a place to 12th, while runner-up Martin Gould also climbs one position to 25th. Continue reading for confirmation of all of they key changes to the …

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Jul 03 2015

Allen’s Auction For Ronan Elliott

Followers of his on Twitter will know that Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen is currently involved in various charity events to support six-year-old Ronan Elliott, who is a young boy in Northern Ireland who was born with cerebal palsy.

Jun 24 2015

Closing In On The Cut: July 2015

It might only be June, but following the conclusion of next week’s Australian Goldfields Open we will see the first mid-season seeding revision of the 2015/16 campaign. The revision is a notable one too, with seedings for the Shanghai Masters, another event not to be played under a flat draw format, up for grabs in …

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Jun 11 2015

Champion of Champions 2015: Qualification Criteria

It might be some five months away, but already ten places have been filled for November’s Champion of Champions event, set to be held at the Ricoh Arena in Coventry for a third consecutive year.

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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