Tag Archive: John Higgins

Apr 23 2015

First Round Impressions

Today marks the first ‘middle Thursday’ of the World Championship where as is tradition, the first round will come to an end and the second round gets underway. Now that we have seen all of the seeds in action, click below for a few impressions and thoughts about the tournament, with the field now almost …

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Apr 16 2015

The Big 2015 World Championship Preview With Neal Foulds

Following eight days of qualifying and months of anticipation, the draw for the 2015 World Championship is now known and as was the case last year, former world number 3 and leading snooker analyst Neal Foulds has taken time out to cast his eye through the opening round ties and pick his players to watch …

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Apr 03 2015

Seeds Set For Crucible

Following on from my earlier post confirming that Stephen Maguire will take the final automatic seeding for this year’s World Championship, with Ding Junhui’s victory against John Higgins we now know exactly how the top 16 seeds will be placed in the draw. Light has also been shed on the draw for next week’s qualifiers, …

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Apr 03 2015

Crucible Seeds Finally Confirmed

After months of battling, the race for Crucible places in two weeks time has now finally resolved following defeat for Robert Milkins at the hands of Mark Selby in Beijing this morning.

Mar 29 2015

My 10 Years at the Crucible – Part Two

A year ago ahead of my tenth year visiting the Crucible Theatre for the World Championship, I took a look back at my first three years between 2005-7, recalling the various experiences that had helped draw me to the sport and ultimately end up writing this blog. Unfortunately at the time I never got round …

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Feb 22 2015

Record Fourth Welsh Crown For Higgins

Two and a half years on from his last ranking event victory, Scotland’s John Higgins has defeated Leicester’s Ben Woollaston 9-3 this evening in Cardiff to claim the 2015 Welsh Open title, his fourth victory at the event, moving clear of both Stephen Hendry and Ronnie O’Sullivan in the all-time list. Click below for more…

Feb 22 2015

Woollaston To Take On Higgins In Welsh Final

So who had a John Higgins v Ben Woollaston final in their pre-tournament predictions? Not me, but that is the intriguing final that we have in prospect tomorrow in Cardiff at the BetVictor Welsh Open. Click below for a round-up of the day and a look ahead to the final…

Feb 21 2015

Woollaston and Brecel To Face Legends In Welsh Semis

It has been a day to remember for this weekend’s four semi-finalists at the 2015 Welsh Open, as both Ben Woollaston and Luca Brecel have made it through to their first ever ranking event semi-finals, to face two of the game’s all-time greats in home favourite Mark Williams and four-times world champion John Higgins. Click …

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