Tag Archive: Ronnie O’Sullivan

Dec 15 2014

To Polish Or Not To Polish?

That would appear to be the question, as World Snooker chose the recent Lisbon Open event at which to trial a new system of ‘polishing’ the balls prior to matches, in an attempt to reduce the amount of kicks and bad bounces in the game. As is ever the case in snooker, feedback was varied, …

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Dec 07 2014

O’Sullivan Wins UK Classic

21 years after his first UK Championship victory, Ronnie O’Sullivan has tonight defeated Judd Trump to claim his fifth UK title and the top prize of £150,000, but he was certainly made to work hard for it here in York as Trump fought back from 9-4 down to force a deciding frame, before O’Sullivan managed …

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Dec 07 2014

Draw Made For 2015 Masters

During the mid-session interval of this afternoon’s UK Championship final between Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump, the draw was made for the first round of this season’s Dafabet Masters, with defending champion O’Sullivan drawn against Ricky Walden, while the stand out tie of the round is that between Mark Selby and Shaun Murphy…

Dec 06 2014

Trump and O’Sullivan To Contest UK Final

A month after their classic final at the Champion of Champions event last month, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Judd Trump will meet again tomorrow in the final of the UK Championship in York.

Dec 04 2014

O’Sullivan Makes UK Max

He came close during the fifth frame of his 6-0 victory against Matt Selt at the last 16 stage of the 2014 UK Championship, but during the next Ronnie O’Sullivan made no mistake, compiling the 13th maximum break of his professional career in brilliant style.

Dec 02 2014

Playing Conditions – A Cause For Concern?

A year ago at the UK Championship, the talk throughout the first week was dominated by that of the suitability of the venue given the shift to a flat 128 format and in 2014, it has been a similar story, with both the sports hall and main arena coming under fire at various stages of …

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Nov 22 2014

UK Championship 2014: Tournament Preview

Following a weekend in Germany for the Ruhr Open, the snooker circus heads to York on Tuesday for the start of the second most prestigious ranking event on the calendar, the UK Championship in York. Click below for my thoughts on the tournament in general, as well as the shape of the draw and confirmation …

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Nov 10 2014

Devastating O’Sullivan Defends Coventry Title

Ronnie O’Sullivan has tonight completed the successful defence of the Champion of Champions title in Coventry with a 10-7 victory against Judd Trump, who fought admirably in the face of a devastating performance from the five-time world champion…

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