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#Snooker

# snooker - Friday 29 April, 2022

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 3,563 Views 3 Comments

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

# snooker - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

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

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

Apr 27th 2022, 8:38 PM 8,518 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.

# snooker - Monday 25 April, 2022

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 3,240 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.

# snooker - Friday 22 April, 2022

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

Pigeon interrupts World Championship as Mark Williams prevails

Apr 22nd 2022, 8:22 PM 6,266 Views 11 Comments

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

# snooker - Tuesday 19 April, 2022

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 51,779 Views 19 Comments

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

# snooker - Wednesday 9 March, 2022

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 8,470 Views 12 Comments

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

# snooker - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

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 5,391 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.

# snooker - Tuesday 22 February, 2022

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 10,162 Views 0 Comments

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

# snooker - Sunday 16 January, 2022

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

Neil Robertson dominates Barry Hawkins to win second Masters title

Jan 16th 2022, 10:49 PM 5,042 Views 0 Comments

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 5,317 Views 3 Comments

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

# snooker - Saturday 15 January, 2022

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

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

Jan 15th 2022, 7:28 PM 2,938 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
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# Honesty

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

Jan 15th 2022, 3:05 PM 12,585 Views 2 Comments

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

# snooker - Thursday 13 January, 2022

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

Ronnie O’Sullivan dumped out at the Masters

Jan 13th 2022, 7:39 PM 4,771 Views 0 Comments

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

# snooker - Saturday 25 December, 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 40,962 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.

# snooker - Sunday 12 December, 2021

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

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

Dec 12th 2021, 10:02 PM 3,725 Views 1 Comment

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

# snooker - Wednesday 8 December, 2021

'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 11,490 Views 9 Comments

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

# snooker - Monday 6 December, 2021

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 4,929 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.

# snooker - Friday 3 December, 2021

'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 8,110 Views 7 Comments

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

# snooker - Wednesday 1 December, 2021

'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 5,018 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.

# snooker - Thursday 14 October, 2021

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 6,371 Views 2 Comments

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

# snooker - Monday 3 May, 2021

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 32,593 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 6,172 Views 15 Comments

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

# snooker - Sunday 2 May, 2021

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 17,062 Views 12 Comments

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

# snooker - Saturday 1 May, 2021

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 10,866 Views 13 Comments

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

# snooker - Thursday 29 April, 2021

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 3,670 Views 0 Comments

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

# snooker - Wednesday 28 April, 2021

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 9,658 Views 12 Comments

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

# snooker - Tuesday 27 April, 2021

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 5,590 Views 7 Comments

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

# snooker - Friday 23 April, 2021

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 6,682 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 6,440 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.

# snooker - Saturday 17 April, 2021

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 21,614 Views 3 Comments

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

# snooker - Thursday 8 April, 2021

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 6,138 Views 4 Comments

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

# snooker - Tuesday 6 April, 2021

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 3,931 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 8,161 Views 4 Comments

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

# snooker - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

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 10,365 Views 4 Comments

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

# snooker - Sunday 21 February, 2021

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 32,206 Views 15 Comments

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

# snooker - Monday 18 January, 2021

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 7,049 Views 2 Comments

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

# snooker - Friday 15 January, 2021

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot
# Like A Fine Wine
From The42
# Like A Fine Wine

High-class John Higgins sees off Ronnie O’Sullivan to book semi-final spot

Jan 15th 2021, 11:47 PM 5,867 Views 5 Comments

The Scot triumphed 6-3 in the 70th meeting between the two long-standing rivals.

# snooker - Thursday 26 November, 2020

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in
# Worry
From The42
# Worry

Defending champion hints at UK Championship withdrawal if fans allowed back in

Nov 26th 2020, 11:43 PM 5,857 Views 0 Comments

Ding Junhui believes the idea is ‘too risky’

# snooker - Wednesday 25 November, 2020

Stuart Bingham makes UK Championships' second 147 in 24 hours
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Stuart Bingham makes UK Championships' second 147 in 24 hours

Nov 25th 2020, 1:06 PM 5,143 Views 2 Comments

It comes a day after Kyren Wilson’s maximum break in Milton Keynes.

# snooker - Friday 25 September, 2020

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill
# Dreams
From The42
# Dreams

Dream journey comes to an end after another big win for Cork teen sensation Aaron Hill

Sep 25th 2020, 7:45 PM 90,190 Views 27 Comments

The 18-year-old got the better of Matthew Stevens at the European Masters today.

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