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#Snooker

# snooker - Last month November 2022

Snooker world champion O'Sullivan feels an 'imposter'
# UK Championship
From The42
# UK Championship

Snooker world champion O'Sullivan feels an 'imposter'

Nov 14th 2022, 7:44 PM 7,217 Views 4 Comments

O’Sullivan is just two wins away from a record eighth title at the UK Championship.

# snooker - This year 2022

Jimmy White gets warning after frosty reaction to referee laughing at his own error
# Now Now
From The42
# Now Now

Jimmy White gets warning after frosty reaction to referee laughing at his own error

Oct 18th 2022, 6:36 PM 15,981 Views 5 Comments

Referee Ben Williams incorrectly nominated the blue ball instead of the brown after White potted a red.

Ronnie O'Sullivan beats home favourite Fu to win Hong Kong Masters
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Ronnie O'Sullivan beats home favourite Fu to win Hong Kong Masters

Oct 9th 2022, 5:15 PM 3,591 Views 0 Comments

The 44-year-old has been world champion seven times.

Q School success ranks higher than beating Ronnie O’Sullivan for 20-year-old Corkonian
# Boost
From The42
# Boost

Q School success ranks higher than beating Ronnie O’Sullivan for 20-year-old Corkonian

May 27th 2022, 4:39 PM 5,990 Views 1 Comment

Aaron Hill was seen as one of those potential bright young things when he beat the English star 5-4 in the last 64 of the European Masters in 2020.

Ruthless Ronnie O’Sullivan opens up 10-6 semi-final lead over John Higgins
# Crucible
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# Crucible

Ruthless Ronnie O’Sullivan opens up 10-6 semi-final lead over John Higgins

Apr 29th 2022, 6:47 PM 3,577 Views 3 Comments

Judd Trump is 11-5 up against Mark Williams in the other semi-final.

Snooker star Judd Trump sees the funny side as he plays joke on referee
# Humour
From The42
# Humour

Snooker star Judd Trump sees the funny side as he plays joke on referee

Apr 27th 2022, 8:38 PM 8,579 Views 3 Comments

The 32-year-old distracted Ben Williams then moved a ball to pretend to give himself an easier shot – to the amusement of the Crucible crowd.

Former winners Higgins and Bingham progress to last eight at World Snooker Championship
# Quarter Finals
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# Quarter Finals

Former winners Higgins and Bingham progress to last eight at World Snooker Championship

Apr 25th 2022, 5:13 PM 3,269 Views 0 Comments

‘I feel like I’m starting to get a bit of rhythm going,’ said 46-year-old Higgins after seeing off Noppon Saengkham.

Pigeon interrupts World Championship as Mark Williams prevails
# High Flying Bird
From The42
# High Flying Bird

Pigeon interrupts World Championship as Mark Williams prevails

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:22 PM 6,282 Views 11 Comments

The avian interloper flew down from the Crucible’s rafters and briefly alighted on the bottom cushion.

Ronnie O’Sullivan could be sanctioned after appearing to make lewd gesture
# In Hot Water
From The42
# In Hot Water

Ronnie O’Sullivan could be sanctioned after appearing to make lewd gesture

Updated Apr 19th 2022, 12:19 PM 51,798 Views 19 Comments

O’Sullivan will meet Mark Allen next after the Northern Irishman’s 10-6 victory over Scott Donaldson.

Snooker player Milkins sorry for drunken antics at tournament
# Incident
From The42
# Incident

Snooker player Milkins sorry for drunken antics at tournament

Mar 9th 2022, 6:59 PM 8,508 Views 12 Comments

The incident, which took place on Sunday, has been referred to the WPBSA disciplinary committee.

Snooker is a hobby and I’d skip Crucible for better offer – Ronnie O’Sullivan
# Dispassionate
From The42
# Dispassionate

Snooker is a hobby and I’d skip Crucible for better offer – Ronnie O’Sullivan

Mar 2nd 2022, 5:21 PM 5,411 Views 6 Comments

Chinese youngster Fan Zhengyi claimed a shock 10-9 victory over the English star to win his first ranking title in Milton Keynes on Sunday.

Ronnie O’Sullivan suffers from ‘snooker depression’
# High And Low
From The42
# High And Low

Ronnie O’Sullivan suffers from ‘snooker depression’

Feb 22nd 2022, 7:57 PM 10,187 Views 0 Comments

The six-time world champion edged past Zhang Anda in the European Masters at the Marshall Arena in Milton Keynes.

Neil Robertson dominates Barry Hawkins to win second Masters title
# The Master
From The42
# The Master

Neil Robertson dominates Barry Hawkins to win second Masters title

Jan 16th 2022, 10:49 PM 5,064 Views 1 Comment

The Australian had won the tournament a decade ago in 2012.

Emotional Barry Hawkins beats Judd Trump to secure spot in Masters final
# Joy
From The42
# Joy

Emotional Barry Hawkins beats Judd Trump to secure spot in Masters final

Jan 16th 2022, 12:30 AM 5,345 Views 3 Comments

The 42-year-old was left speechless after his 6-5 win.

Neil Robertson through to Masters final after dramatic win over Mark Williams
# The Masters
From The42
# The Masters

Neil Robertson through to Masters final after dramatic win over Mark Williams

Jan 15th 2022, 7:28 PM 2,949 Views 1 Comment

The semi-final went to the final frame at Alexandra Palace.

'I promise I will get help' – Mark Selby opens up on mental health struggles
# Honesty
From The42
# Honesty

'I promise I will get help' – Mark Selby opens up on mental health struggles

Jan 15th 2022, 3:05 PM 12,618 Views 2 Comments

Selby was beaten 6-1 in his Masters quarter-final on Friday.

Ronnie O’Sullivan dumped out at the Masters
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Ronnie O’Sullivan dumped out at the Masters

Jan 13th 2022, 7:39 PM 4,792 Views 0 Comments

Neil Robertson got the better of the seven-time winner, prevailing 6-4 to book a semi-final spot.

# snooker - Last year 2021

'People look on and say ‘he’s a one-hit wonder’, but they don’t know what it’s like under that amount of pressure'
# On Cue
From The42
# On Cue

'People look on and say ‘he’s a one-hit wonder’, but they don’t know what it’s like under that amount of pressure'

Dec 25th 2021, 3:00 PM 41,143 Views 5 Comments

Having shot to fame by beating Ronnie O’Sullivan, teenager Aaron Hill talks to The42 about the challenges of settling into the professional snooker tour.

What a difference a week makes: Brecel beats Higgins to win Scottish Open
# Bouncing Back
From The42
# Bouncing Back

What a difference a week makes: Brecel beats Higgins to win Scottish Open

Dec 12th 2021, 10:02 PM 3,748 Views 1 Comment

The Belgian responded well to his UK Championship defeat to Zhao Xintong.

'A disgrace' - Higgins hits out at O'Sullivan's comments telling children not to play snooker
# Not On
From The42
# Not On

'A disgrace' - Higgins hits out at O'Sullivan's comments telling children not to play snooker

Dec 8th 2021, 11:12 PM 11,508 Views 9 Comments

O’Sullivan said that he would not recommend children pursue a career in snooker.

Zhao Xintong craving karaoke celebrations after claiming UK Championship crown
# On Cue
From The42
# On Cue

Zhao Xintong craving karaoke celebrations after claiming UK Championship crown

Dec 6th 2021, 8:56 AM 4,944 Views 2 Comments

Stars including Jimmy White and Ronnie O’Sullivan have queued up to anoint the Chinese 24-year-old as the next big thing.

'I’d rather they all sit down' - Distracted Ronnie O’Sullivan sees UK title bid sunk
# Disappointment
From The42
# Disappointment

'I’d rather they all sit down' - Distracted Ronnie O’Sullivan sees UK title bid sunk

Dec 3rd 2021, 9:20 PM 8,136 Views 7 Comments

The 45-year-old took frequent breaks during the match which he lost 6-5 to Kyren Wilson.

'I don’t care' – Ronnie O’Sullivan not overly concerned about winning UK Championship
# Unenthused
From The42
# Unenthused

'I don’t care' – Ronnie O’Sullivan not overly concerned about winning UK Championship

Dec 1st 2021, 11:26 PM 5,106 Views 5 Comments

The star insisted he had no interest in his performance and shrugged off the prospect of claiming the crown on his 46th birthday on Sunday.

Ronnie O’Sullivan tells fans to ‘sit down’ during defeat
# Frustration
From The42
# Frustration

Ronnie O’Sullivan tells fans to ‘sit down’ during defeat

Oct 14th 2021, 9:04 PM 6,392 Views 2 Comments

It capped a fractious week for the star at the Northern Ireland Open.

Mark Selby holds off fightback from Murphy to claim fourth world title
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

Mark Selby holds off fightback from Murphy to claim fourth world title

May 3rd 2021, 10:44 PM 32,629 Views 32 Comments

The 37-year-old secured a 18-15 victory to join John Higgins as a four-time champion.

Mark Selby retains three-frame lead over Shaun Murphy to close in on world title
# In Command
From The42
# In Command

Mark Selby retains three-frame lead over Shaun Murphy to close in on world title

May 3rd 2021, 5:00 PM 6,189 Views 15 Comments

Selby leads 14-11, with 18 the target for victory.

Mark Selby takes control in World Championship final
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Mark Selby takes control in World Championship final

May 2nd 2021, 11:52 PM 17,086 Views 12 Comments

He won seven out of nine frames against Shaun Murphy at the Crucible.

Selby to face Murphy in world snooker final
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Selby to face Murphy in world snooker final

Updated May 1st 2021, 10:14 PM 10,888 Views 13 Comments

Mark Selby saw off Stuart Bingham in the semi-final.

Kyren Wilson dominates Shaun Murphy in first session of Crucible semi-final
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Kyren Wilson dominates Shaun Murphy in first session of Crucible semi-final

Apr 29th 2021, 11:10 PM 3,688 Views 0 Comments

In the other match in Sheffield, Mark Selby and Stuart Bingham were locked at 4-4 overnight.

Bingham and Murphy join Selby and Wilson in world snooker semi-finals
# Take A Bow
From The42
# Take A Bow

Bingham and Murphy join Selby and Wilson in world snooker semi-finals

Updated Apr 28th 2021, 11:04 PM 9,675 Views 12 Comments

Stuart Bingham will play Mark Selby in the final four, while Shaun Murphy faces Kyren Wilson.

Selby surges ahead of Williams in world quarter-final
# Blaze Of Glory
From The42
# Blaze Of Glory

Selby surges ahead of Williams in world quarter-final

Apr 27th 2021, 10:23 PM 5,606 Views 7 Comments

The remaining three quarter-finals at the Crucible are more closely-fought contests.

Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out of World Championship by Anthony McGill
# Exit Door
From The42
# Exit Door

Ronnie O’Sullivan knocked out of World Championship by Anthony McGill

Apr 23rd 2021, 10:43 PM 6,707 Views 6 Comments

McGill held his nerve to win 13-12 against the defending champion.

Anthony McGill misses Crucible maximum but wipes out Ronnie O’Sullivan lead
# Crucible
From The42
# Crucible

Anthony McGill misses Crucible maximum but wipes out Ronnie O’Sullivan lead

Apr 23rd 2021, 8:02 AM 6,453 Views 1 Comment

The 30-year-old McGill was looking to become only the eighth different player to make a 147 clearance at the World Snooker Championship.

Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O’Sullivan unnerved at Crucible after encounter with ‘boozed up geezer’

Apr 17th 2021, 10:42 PM 21,635 Views 3 Comments

Nevertheless, world champion O’Sullivan hailed the return of fans to the famous venue as the World Championships got underway.

Stephen Hendry’s hopes of Crucible return ended by China’s Xu Si
# Hend Of The Road
From The42
# Hend Of The Road

Stephen Hendry’s hopes of Crucible return ended by China’s Xu Si

Apr 8th 2021, 7:16 AM 6,161 Views 4 Comments

Hendry won’t be at this year’s World Championships after a 6-1 defeat in qualifying.

Ken Doherty beaten by Lee Walker and misses out on World Championship spot
# Off The Spot
From The42
# Off The Spot

Ken Doherty beaten by Lee Walker and misses out on World Championship spot

Apr 6th 2021, 10:35 PM 3,952 Views 0 Comments

Doherty blew a 4-1 lead to crash out in a marathon match.

Stephen Hendry overcomes Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying
# Friends Reunited
From The42
# Friends Reunited

Stephen Hendry overcomes Jimmy White in World Championship qualifying

Apr 6th 2021, 7:53 AM 8,181 Views 4 Comments

Hendry needs to win three more matches to seal an unlikely return to the Crucible.

Undaunted Stephen Hendry targets centuries milestone despite comeback defeat
# The Comeback Kid
From The42
# The Comeback Kid

Undaunted Stephen Hendry targets centuries milestone despite comeback defeat

Mar 2nd 2021, 10:48 PM 10,377 Views 4 Comments

The Scot lost 4-1 to Matthew Selt in the first round of the Gibraltar Open.

Antrim's Jordan Brown seals major snooker upset with Welsh Open win over Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Spot On
From The42
# Spot On

Antrim's Jordan Brown seals major snooker upset with Welsh Open win over Ronnie O'Sullivan

Feb 21st 2021, 10:19 PM 32,240 Views 15 Comments

Brown, a 750-1 outsider for the title, held his nerve to clinch a 9-8 victory.

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title
# Young Blood
From The42
# Young Blood

Another stunning victory as Yan Bingtao upsets Higgins to win Masters title

Jan 18th 2021, 12:18 AM 7,071 Views 2 Comments

The Chinese star became the youngest Masters champion since Ronnie O’Sullivan in 1995.

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