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#Snooker

# snooker - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid
# Transition
From The42
# Transition

Snookered: Ex-world champion flops in Open golf bid

Jun 25th 2019, 9:59 AM 13,058 Views 8 Comments

Shaun Murphy and ex-international cricketer Sean Ervine both failed to make the cut.

# snooker - Thursday 6 June, 2019

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

'If I had my time over again, I definitely wouldn't pursue snooker'

Jun 6th 2019, 5:22 PM 8,715 Views 17 Comments

Five-time world champion Ronnie O’Sullivan discusses his struggle with addiction and his relationship with the sport.

# snooker - Sunday 5 May, 2019

Trump takes control of World Championship after dazzling first day at Crucible
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Trump takes control of World Championship after dazzling first day at Crucible

May 5th 2019, 11:20 PM 10,297 Views 12 Comments

Judd Trump leads John Higgins by 12-5.

# snooker - Saturday 4 May, 2019

Snooker 'legend' John Higgins into World final after last-frame thriller
# Holding His Nerve
From The42
# Holding His Nerve

Snooker 'legend' John Higgins into World final after last-frame thriller

May 4th 2019, 8:20 PM 12,159 Views 14 Comments

The four-time champion has reached his eighth World Championship final.

# snooker - Wednesday 1 May, 2019

Trump eases into World Championships semi-final at the Crucible
# Cruising
From The42
# Cruising

Trump eases into World Championships semi-final at the Crucible

May 1st 2019, 11:01 PM 5,925 Views 6 Comments

Meanwhile, four-time champion John Higgins saw off Neil Robertson in tonight’s other quarter-final.

# snooker - Saturday 27 April, 2019

Williams resumes Crucible title defence after hospital checks on chest pain
# Back At It
From The42
# Back At It

Williams resumes Crucible title defence after hospital checks on chest pain

Apr 27th 2019, 12:20 PM 3,213 Views 0 Comments

The world champion was admitted to A&E yesterday after his opening session against David Gilbert.

# snooker - Friday 26 April, 2019

World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains
# Concern
From The42
# Concern

World snooker champion in hospital after suffering chest pains

Apr 26th 2019, 10:37 PM 13,570 Views 4 Comments

Mark Williams later revealed doctors are confident his health scare is not related to his heart.

# snooker - Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Antrim's Allen finds Crucible fightback fall short while Trump recovers to seal thrilling win
# On Cue
From The42
# On Cue

Antrim's Allen finds Crucible fightback fall short while Trump recovers to seal thrilling win

Apr 24th 2019, 8:57 PM 3,420 Views 3 Comments

There was further first round drama at the World Snooker Championships today.

# snooker - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

O'Sullivan 'struggled to stay awake' during stunning Crucible upset
# Amateur Hour
From The42
# Amateur Hour

O'Sullivan 'struggled to stay awake' during stunning Crucible upset

Apr 23rd 2019, 2:53 PM 9,111 Views 6 Comments

The five-time champion was dumped out in Sheffield today.

Ronnie O'Sullivan suffers shock World Championship defeat to 23-year-old amateur
# Rocket Crash
From The42
# Rocket Crash

Ronnie O'Sullivan suffers shock World Championship defeat to 23-year-old amateur

Apr 23rd 2019, 1:37 PM 55,291 Views 34 Comments

A stunning victory for James Cahill is being labelled the biggest upset in the history of the World Championship.

# snooker - Tuesday 2 April, 2019

Hollywood actor Jackie Chan impresses Ken Doherty with trick shot
# In The Pocket
From The42
# In The Pocket

Hollywood actor Jackie Chan impresses Ken Doherty with trick shot

Apr 2nd 2019, 7:03 PM 9,150 Views 5 Comments

The Rush Hour star put his skills on show for the 1997 World Snooker champion.

# snooker - Monday 25 March, 2019

O'Sullivan returns to world number one after nine years
# The Rocket
From The42
# The Rocket

O'Sullivan returns to world number one after nine years

Mar 25th 2019, 7:32 AM 7,406 Views 7 Comments

The 43-year-old becomes the oldest man to occupy top spot since Ray Reardon.

# snooker - Sunday 10 March, 2019

Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes first man to record 1,000 centuries with Players Championship win
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Ronnie O'Sullivan becomes first man to record 1,000 centuries with Players Championship win

Mar 10th 2019, 10:26 PM 6,796 Views 11 Comments

Defending champion O’Sullivan clocked up a remarkable landmark on Sunday.

# snooker - Saturday 15 December, 2018

'I was all over the place': Hungover Allen reaches Scottish Open final
# In A Bad Way
From The42
# In A Bad Way

'I was all over the place': Hungover Allen reaches Scottish Open final

Dec 15th 2018, 10:48 PM 15,052 Views 7 Comments

Mark Allen admitted he has treated the Scottish Open with a lack of respect, but said he may hit the booze again on the eve of the final.

# snooker - Saturday 1 December, 2018

Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing
# Banned
From The42
# Banned

Chinese snooker players handed 10-year, 6-year bans for match fixing

Dec 1st 2018, 11:45 AM 4,816 Views 5 Comments

Yu Delu and Cao Yupeng hit with heavy sanctions following investigation by the WPBSA.

# snooker - Saturday 17 November, 2018

Ronnie O'Sullivan fights back from the brink to book Northern Ireland Open final spot
# The Rocket
From The42
# The Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan fights back from the brink to book Northern Ireland Open final spot

Nov 17th 2018, 6:19 PM 4,115 Views 1 Comment

The 42-year-old made an exquisite pot as he edged Mark Selby in tonight’s deciding frame.

# snooker - Thursday 11 October, 2018

Welsh snooker player Jones suspended over match-fixing allegations
# Match-Fixing
From The42
# Match-Fixing

Welsh snooker player Jones suspended over match-fixing allegations

Oct 11th 2018, 5:21 PM 5,275 Views 8 Comments

World snooker’s governing body believes Jamie Jones has “a case to answer”.

# snooker - Saturday 19 May, 2018

Tyson Fury enlists Ronnie O'Sullivan's help ahead of next month's comeback
# Frame Of Mind
From The42
# Frame Of Mind

Tyson Fury enlists Ronnie O'Sullivan's help ahead of next month's comeback

May 19th 2018, 9:43 AM 6,238 Views 6 Comments

The snooker legend has been drafted in to help the heavyweight to cope mentally with his return to boxing.

# snooker - Sunday 29 April, 2018

O'Sullivan vows to play until he's 50 after acrimonious World Championship exit
# Rocket Man
From The42
# Rocket Man

O'Sullivan vows to play until he's 50 after acrimonious World Championship exit

Apr 29th 2018, 11:34 PM 8,978 Views 6 Comments

The 19th frame of Ali Carter’s 13-9 win on Saturday saw O’Sullivan appear to barge into his opponent.

# snooker - Sunday 22 April, 2018

'I think I’m going to live until about 200 now,' says Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Ambition
From The42
# Ambition

'I think I’m going to live until about 200 now,' says Ronnie O'Sullivan

Apr 22nd 2018, 7:37 PM 10,180 Views 11 Comments

The star apologised on Sunday to Crucible fans for the “embarrassing” start to his latest world title bid.

# snooker - Wednesday 18 April, 2018

Disappointment for Doherty as former world champion misses out on Crucible return
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Disappointment for Doherty as former world champion misses out on Crucible return

Apr 18th 2018, 1:38 PM 5,097 Views 3 Comments

The 1997 winner was beaten by Matthew Stevens in the final qualifying round today.

# snooker - Tuesday 3 April, 2018

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan registers maximum break of 147 for 14th time in his career, still loses
# Class
From The42
# Class

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan registers maximum break of 147 for 14th time in his career, still loses

Apr 3rd 2018, 5:29 PM 5,084 Views 3 Comments

The 42-year-old was beaten 6-2 by fellow Englishman Elliot Slessor in Beijing.

# snooker - Monday 22 January, 2018

'It means so much' - Northern Ireland's Mark Allen wins first Masters title
# Winner Winner
From The42
# Winner Winner

'It means so much' - Northern Ireland's Mark Allen wins first Masters title

Jan 22nd 2018, 8:09 AM 9,841 Views 4 Comments

He held his nerve to beat Kyren Wilson 10-7.

# snooker - Friday 19 January, 2018

Ronnie O'Sullivan says snooker is 'weighted towards numpties'
# Unimpressed
From The42
# Unimpressed

Ronnie O'Sullivan says snooker is 'weighted towards numpties'

Jan 19th 2018, 11:54 AM 9,006 Views 22 Comments

The five-time winner has again threatened to skip the 2018 World Championship.

# snooker - Thursday 18 January, 2018

'I've got double-vision, I'm dizzy and I'm struggling' - Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of Masters
# Under The Weather
From The42
# Under The Weather

'I've got double-vision, I'm dizzy and I'm struggling' - Ronnie O'Sullivan dumped out of Masters

Jan 18th 2018, 4:38 PM 7,190 Views 2 Comments

The defending champion went out at the quarter-final stage, losing 6-1 to Mark Allen, and blamed it on illness.

# snooker - Saturday 30 December, 2017

'Rocket' Ronnie O'Sullivan fuels speculation over missing worlds
# Doubt
From The42
# Doubt

'Rocket' Ronnie O'Sullivan fuels speculation over missing worlds

Dec 30th 2017, 2:58 PM 9,084 Views 7 Comments

The 42-year-old — the sport’s greatest drawcard — made the remarks in a question and answer session.

# snooker - Monday 18 December, 2017

'That's a first' - Chinese player Cao Yupeng invents the one-handed snooker shot
# Snooker Loopy
From The42
# Snooker Loopy

'That's a first' - Chinese player Cao Yupeng invents the one-handed snooker shot

Dec 18th 2017, 4:10 PM 20,651 Views 11 Comments

Let’s see him build a century break though.

# snooker - Monday 11 December, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan consolidates legendary status with record-equalling triumph
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Ronnie O'Sullivan consolidates legendary status with record-equalling triumph

Dec 11th 2017, 9:33 AM 7,694 Views 11 Comments

24 years on from his maiden UK Championship triumph, ‘The Rocket’ has won the tournament for a sixth time.

# snooker - Wednesday 29 November, 2017

Irish snooker player shocks world number 3 at UK Championship
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Irish snooker player shocks world number 3 at UK Championship

Nov 29th 2017, 1:39 AM 10,911 Views 7 Comments

Limerick’s Leo Fernandez had not won a match in four tournaments since returning from a 15-month ban.

# snooker - Tuesday 24 October, 2017

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules
# Betting
From The42
# Betting

2015 world snooker champion handed six-month ban for breaking gambling rules

Oct 24th 2017, 10:06 AM 6,009 Views 3 Comments

The WPBSA estimate that Stuart Bingham placed bets worth £35,771.

# snooker - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan lets stage invader attempt to pot the black
# Unexpected Guest
From The42
# Unexpected Guest

Watch: Ronnie O'Sullivan lets stage invader attempt to pot the black

Oct 19th 2017, 7:35 PM 10,332 Views 4 Comments

The snooker star allowed a member of the audience take over at the English Open today.

# snooker - Monday 1 May, 2017

Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins
# Title Defence
From The42
# Title Defence

Mark Selby lands world snooker championship with thrilling win over John Higgins

May 1st 2017, 11:24 PM 11,390 Views 5 Comments

Selby became only the fourth player in the past 40 years to retain the title.

# snooker - Sunday 30 April, 2017

Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success?
# Memory Lane
From The42
# Memory Lane

Quiz: How well do you remember Ken Doherty's World Snooker Championship success?

Apr 30th 2017, 5:59 PM 21,881 Views 14 Comments

Cast your mind back 20 years to that famous night at the Crucible.

# snooker - Friday 28 April, 2017

Watch: Mark Selby hits two of the best shots you'll see in thrilling semi with Ding
# Class
From The42
# Class

Watch: Mark Selby hits two of the best shots you'll see in thrilling semi with Ding

Apr 28th 2017, 11:43 PM 10,267 Views 4 Comments

In the other semi-final, Scotland’s four-time world champion John Higgins retained control advancing to a 10-6 lead.

# snooker - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty
# Sensational
From The42
# Sensational

'It's there, it's close, it's very close... what a shot this is!' - Ken Doherty

Apr 27th 2017, 10:25 PM 14,416 Views 3 Comments

Mark Selby hit the ‘mother of all doubles’ in tonight’s semi-final with Ding Junhui at the Crucible.

# snooker - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan knocked out of World Championship despite massive 146 break

Apr 26th 2017, 5:15 PM 7,307 Views 2 Comments

The five-time champion was knocked out by last year’s runner-up Ding Junhui.

# snooker - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback
# The Crucible
From The42
# The Crucible

Ronnie loses first 3 frames of Ding quarter-final, but he's already started the comeback

Apr 25th 2017, 7:21 PM 6,124 Views 5 Comments

Higgins, Selby and Hawkins all lead after the opening quarter-final sessions.

# snooker - Saturday 22 April, 2017

You'll need more than magic! Ronnie brushes past Murphy into Crucible quarter-finals
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

You'll need more than magic! Ronnie brushes past Murphy into Crucible quarter-finals

Apr 22nd 2017, 11:24 AM 8,578 Views 5 Comments

Five-time champ will play either Liang Wenbo or Ding Junhui in the last eight

# snooker - Monday 17 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan bullying claims are 'unfounded' - World Snooker chief
# Stern Response
From The42
# Stern Response

Ronnie O'Sullivan bullying claims are 'unfounded' - World Snooker chief

Apr 17th 2017, 4:55 PM 4,960 Views 1 Comment

Barry Hearn has responded to claims from O’Sullivan that he has been bullied by World Snooker.

# snooker - Sunday 16 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan lashes out at World Snooker chief, says he won't be 'bullied'
# Outburst
From The42
# Outburst

Ronnie O'Sullivan lashes out at World Snooker chief, says he won't be 'bullied'

Apr 16th 2017, 7:51 PM 20,467 Views 2 Comments

The five-time world champion has launched a scathing attack on Barry Hearn over his treatment.