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Q School 2015: Draws and Format Available

CampbellWorld Snooker have today published the drawsheets for both of the two events of this year’s Q School, with a record number of 166 professionals having entered the competition this year.

Full details can be found here at World Snooker, but upon a cursory glance of the draw it is good to see that Marcus Campbell has decided to give it another go, despite recent rumours to the contrary, while Reanne Evans is almost amongst the names in the draw.

Q School runs from May 14 to 25 at the Meadowside Leisure Centre in Burton.

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Teenage Kicks

Lines4Sunday marked the 20th birthday of Luca Brecel, who for at least as long as I have written this blog, has been regarded as snooker’s most promising teenage player.

Now that he is half way on to being eligible for the World Seniors Championship however, I posed the question on Twitter as to just who is snooker’s most promising teenager at this time, with several talented young players having either already made a mark on the professional scene, or certainly having done so at amateur level.

I wrote a similar piece back in 2009 and finding it interesting to look back at how those players have so far gone on to progress in their professional careers, click below for my look at some of the most promising teenagers in the game, together with the best of your tweets…

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The Big Neil Robertson Interview – Part One

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During recent seasons, current world number one Neil Robertson has been one of the most consistent winners on the professional circuit, last year completing a career ‘triple crown’ with his victory at the UK Championship in York, as well as famously becoming the first player ever to compile more than 100 competitive century breaks during a single season.

With the return of professional snooker now just around the corner, I recently caught up with the Australian to talk about a wide range of subjects from his achievements on the table, the opportunities now available to younger players, ranking lists and playing conditions, to his off-table interests such as football, video games and HBO’s Game of Thrones saga.

Click below for part one of my chat with Neil…

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