Tag Archive: Steve Davis

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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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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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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Nov 26 2014

UK Championship 2014: Day Two Blog

Day two of the UK Championship in York this Wednesday as the field is whittled down from 128 to 64 and as was the case during the opening day, it has so far been very much a day for the top seeds, with few upsets at the Barbican Centre. Click below for my thoughts on …

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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 02 2014

Champion of Champions 2014: Tournament Preview

Snooker returns to terrestrial television this Monday for the first time since the World Championship, as we see the return of the invitational Champion of Champions event on ITV4. Click below for my thoughts ahead of Ronnie O’Sullivan’s latest title defence in Coventry…

May 07 2014

World Championship 2014: Picture Perfect

As the dust settles on Mark Selby’s memorable World Championship victory at the Crucible Theatre, it’s time to look back on the best of my photos from this year’s tournament, including those of the venue, backstage and the people involved in the action…

Apr 18 2014

Hearn Teases Davis Wildcard

Following the relegation of Steve Davis from the tour following his 10-8 defeat to Craig Steadman at the World Championship qualifiers last week, there have been suggestions from both fans and players alike, for the six-time world champion to be handed a wildcard for next season. Tonight however, Barry Hearn has on Radio 5 Live …

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