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#Snooker

# snooker - Saturday 15 April, 2017

He dug deep to qualify but Fergal O'Brien didn't last long at the World Snooker Championship
# Early Exit
From The42
# Early Exit

He dug deep to qualify but Fergal O'Brien didn't last long at the World Snooker Championship

Apr 15th 2017, 11:56 PM 8,051 Views 3 Comments

It was always going to be extremely difficult against the reigning champion Mark Selby.

# snooker - Thursday 13 April, 2017

Draw unkind to O'Brien as he faces top seed Selby in World Championship opener
# Tall Order
From The42
# Tall Order

Draw unkind to O'Brien as he faces top seed Selby in World Championship opener

Apr 13th 2017, 11:18 AM 3,540 Views 3 Comments

Elsewhere, Mark Allen will take on Jimmy Robertson and Ronnie O’Sullivan begins his campaign against Gary Wilson.

# snooker - Wednesday 12 April, 2017

Fergal O'Brien qualifies for World Champs by winning the longest frame of snooker ever played (no, really)
# Crucible
From The42
# Crucible

Fergal O'Brien qualifies for World Champs by winning the longest frame of snooker ever played (no, really)

Apr 12th 2017, 11:47 PM 14,138 Views 16 Comments

O’Brien v Gilbert has earned its place in snooker’s record books.

# snooker - Tuesday 11 April, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan tells Donald Trump to 'chill bruv'
# Advice
From The42
# Advice

Ronnie O'Sullivan tells Donald Trump to 'chill bruv'

Apr 11th 2017, 6:49 PM 9,061 Views 10 Comments

The snooker star criticised the US president over a North Korea-related tweet.

# snooker - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed
# Perturbed
From The42
# Perturbed

Reasons behind Ronnie O'Sullivan's 'robot' interview revealed

Feb 8th 2017, 1:32 PM 14,957 Views 11 Comments

The snooker legend has suggested he will no longer give frank or in-depth interviews to the media.

# snooker - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Snooker legend Jimmy White 'loses everything' in flat fire
# Fire
From The42
# Fire

Snooker legend Jimmy White 'loses everything' in flat fire

Feb 1st 2017, 8:07 AM 12,166 Views 9 Comments

The six-time World Championship runner-up’s cue was in his car.

# snooker - Sunday 22 January, 2017

Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Joe Perry 10-7 to claim the Masters title for a record seventh time
# Rocket Man
From The42
# Rocket Man

Ronnie O'Sullivan beats Joe Perry 10-7 to claim the Masters title for a record seventh time

Jan 22nd 2017, 10:46 PM 6,718 Views 6 Comments

Stephen Hendry’s lost another record.

# snooker - Monday 2 January, 2017

'It still gives me goosebumps’ – Doherty 20 years after dethroning Hendry
# The Darling Of Dublin
From The42
# The Darling Of Dublin

'It still gives me goosebumps’ – Doherty 20 years after dethroning Hendry

Jan 2nd 2017, 9:30 PM 19,931 Views 16 Comments

2017 marks the 20th anniversary of a famous night in Irish sport.

# snooker - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'Watch F1 and you see beautiful-looking people and you look at snooker and think 'God''
# Rocket Rant
From The42
# Rocket Rant

'Watch F1 and you see beautiful-looking people and you look at snooker and think 'God''

Nov 29th 2016, 10:13 AM 6,922 Views 12 Comments

Ronnie O’Sullivan has compared snooker to a car boot sale.

# snooker - Sunday 27 November, 2016

Dubliner Fergal O'Brien sets new record in UK Championship victory
# TON UP
From The42
# TON UP

Dubliner Fergal O'Brien sets new record in UK Championship victory

Nov 27th 2016, 11:50 AM 9,753 Views 2 Comments

The world number 50 became the first player to make five centuries in a best-of-11 frame match.

# snooker - Monday 21 November, 2016

Mark King's touching speech about family and his gambling addiction after Northern Ireland Open win
# Emotional
From The42
# Emotional

Mark King's touching speech about family and his gambling addiction after Northern Ireland Open win

Nov 21st 2016, 11:47 AM 17,686 Views 7 Comments

‘It was one of those things that I never thought was going to happen,’ explained the 42-year-old after ending a 25-year wait.

# snooker - Tuesday 15 November, 2016

Ronnie O'Sullivan: I could be the new JK Rowling!
# Changes
From The42
# Changes

Ronnie O'Sullivan: I could be the new JK Rowling!

Nov 15th 2016, 3:04 PM 7,115 Views 19 Comments

The snooker star compared himself to Harry Potter author while promoting his new novel.

# snooker - Friday 12 August, 2016

Former world snooker champion Steve Davis is playing a DJ set in Dublin this weekend
# We Kid You Not
From The42
# We Kid You Not

Former world snooker champion Steve Davis is playing a DJ set in Dublin this weekend

Aug 12th 2016, 12:45 PM 7,910 Views 13 Comments

The 58-year-old featured at Glastonbury this summer too.

# snooker - Wednesday 6 July, 2016

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing
# Corruption
From The42
# Corruption

Irish snooker player banned for 15 months after admitting to spot-fixing

Jul 6th 2016, 1:04 PM 8,530 Views 6 Comments

Limerick man Leo Fernandez has been suspended until August 2017 and fined €2,000.

# snooker - Monday 2 May, 2016

Great day for Leicester complete as Selby wins World Championship final
# Closing In
From The42
# Closing In

Great day for Leicester complete as Selby wins World Championship final

May 2nd 2016, 10:27 PM 15,766 Views 14 Comments

It was the second time in three years that the Englishman had won snooker’s most important prize.

Ding falls behind in gruelling World Championship final
# As It Stands
From The42
# As It Stands

Ding falls behind in gruelling World Championship final

May 2nd 2016, 1:11 AM 10,085 Views 7 Comments

The 29-year-old is bidding to become the first Asian to win the world title.

# snooker - Friday 29 April, 2016

Marco Fu ignores cue crisis to level World Championship semi-final
# Composure
From The42
# Composure

Marco Fu ignores cue crisis to level World Championship semi-final

Apr 29th 2016, 11:42 PM 9,823 Views 2 Comments

It’s neck and neck following tonight’s action at the Crucible in Sheffield.

# snooker - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

The Rocket reckons he will be world's best but who is snooker's latest sensation?
# Profile
From The42
# Profile

The Rocket reckons he will be world's best but who is snooker's latest sensation?

Apr 26th 2016, 5:15 PM 9,958 Views 3 Comments

Kyren Wilson has made a big impression at The Crucible.

O'Sullivan out of World Champs as comeback falls short in final-frame thriller
# Rocket Crash
From The42
# Rocket Crash

O'Sullivan out of World Champs as comeback falls short in final-frame thriller

Apr 26th 2016, 7:51 AM 6,289 Views 1 Comment

Barry Hawkins held his nerve to beat Ronnie O’Sullivan and book his place in the Crucible quarter-finals.

# snooker - Monday 25 April, 2016

Ronnie's facing a battle today if he wants to stay in the world championships
# The Rocket
From The42
# The Rocket

Ronnie's facing a battle today if he wants to stay in the world championships

Apr 25th 2016, 8:15 AM 6,835 Views 5 Comments

O’Sullivan trails Barry Hawkins at the Crucible.

# snooker - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

This lad was spotted wearing a Glenroe tshirt at the World Snooker Championships
# Biddy And Miley
From The Daily Edge
# Biddy And Miley

This lad was spotted wearing a Glenroe tshirt at the World Snooker Championships

Apr 20th 2016, 8:34 AM 7,743 Views 0 Comments

The true winner of the championship.

# snooker - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Six-time world champion Steve Davis retires
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Six-time world champion Steve Davis retires

Apr 17th 2016, 3:38 PM 7,967 Views 11 Comments

The 58-year-old decided to call time on his career after defeat at the World Championship.

The 'Curse of the Crucible' is real... just ask Stuart Bingham
# Snooker Loopy
From The42
# Snooker Loopy

The 'Curse of the Crucible' is real... just ask Stuart Bingham

Apr 17th 2016, 11:19 AM 7,529 Views 4 Comments

Ali Carter took out the champion.

# snooker - Saturday 16 April, 2016

Quiz: How well do you know the World Snooker Championships?
# Pot Luck
From The42
# Pot Luck

Quiz: How well do you know the World Snooker Championships?

Apr 16th 2016, 12:08 PM 21,179 Views 18 Comments

Action gets under way at The Crucible this afternoon.

# snooker - Thursday 14 April, 2016

How He-Man stopped Joe Johnson from re-living his famous World Snooker Championship win
# Just Clawful
From The42
# Just Clawful

How He-Man stopped Joe Johnson from re-living his famous World Snooker Championship win

Apr 14th 2016, 1:12 PM 5,682 Views 5 Comments

Joe Johnson caused one of the great snooker shocks when he beat Steve Davis.

# snooker - Wednesday 13 April, 2016

Ken Doherty falls at final hurdle in bid to qualify for world championship
# Off Day
From The42
# Off Day

Ken Doherty falls at final hurdle in bid to qualify for world championship

Apr 13th 2016, 9:08 PM 6,394 Views 2 Comments

The Dubliner won just a single frame against Wales’ Ryan Day this evening.

# snooker - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

D-Day for Ken Doherty as he needs one more win to book Crucible place
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

D-Day for Ken Doherty as he needs one more win to book Crucible place

Apr 12th 2016, 9:10 AM 6,198 Views 10 Comments

Dubliner faces world number 20 Ryan Day in final World Championship qualifier.

# snooker - Thursday 25 February, 2016

A really great moment as 43-year-old Fergal O'Brien records his first ever 147
# Maximum Break
From The42
# Maximum Break

A really great moment as 43-year-old Fergal O'Brien records his first ever 147

Feb 25th 2016, 7:05 PM 10,993 Views 12 Comments

He’ll pocket £500 for the feat.

# snooker - Saturday 20 February, 2016

Ronnie O'Sullivan shows why he's a cut above the rest with this outrageous plant
# Out Of This World
From The42
# Out Of This World

Ronnie O'Sullivan shows why he's a cut above the rest with this outrageous plant

Feb 20th 2016, 10:36 PM 23,485 Views 10 Comments

The Rocket booked his place in the Welsh Open tonight.

# snooker - Thursday 18 February, 2016

Bored O'Sullivan suggests an 'adult crèche' could help between matches
# Playtime Is Over
From The42
# Playtime Is Over

Bored O'Sullivan suggests an 'adult crèche' could help between matches

Feb 18th 2016, 10:04 AM 7,395 Views 4 Comments

Maybe if he didn’t finish his games so quickly he wouldn’t be so bored?

# snooker - Monday 15 February, 2016

Ronnie O'Sullivan hit a 146 today because the 147 prize fund was 'too cheap'
# Maximum Impact
From The42
# Maximum Impact

Ronnie O'Sullivan hit a 146 today because the 147 prize fund was 'too cheap'

Feb 15th 2016, 4:06 PM 53,906 Views 58 Comments

The Rocket deliberately potted a pink after his 14th red in protest.

# snooker - Sunday 31 January, 2016

The break that defined Alex Higgins, Wimbledon to Dublin: The week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The break that defined Alex Higgins, Wimbledon to Dublin: The week's best sportswriting

Jan 31st 2016, 8:30 AM 6,103 Views 2 Comments

These articles are bound to get you thinking.

# snooker - Sunday 17 January, 2016

That was fast! Ronnie O'Sullivan wraps up another Masters title with 10-1 win
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

That was fast! Ronnie O'Sullivan wraps up another Masters title with 10-1 win

Jan 17th 2016, 8:33 PM 12,590 Views 23 Comments

Ronnie clinches evening session against Hawkins before 8pm.

# snooker - Thursday 14 January, 2016

This phenomenal clearance booked Ronnie O'Sullivan's place in the Masters semis
# Genius
From The42
# Genius

This phenomenal clearance booked Ronnie O'Sullivan's place in the Masters semis

Jan 14th 2016, 8:48 PM 12,563 Views 7 Comments

The five-time champion was up against Mark Selby in London today.

# snooker - Tuesday 1 December, 2015

The moment you realise you've blown £44,000 by missing a simple black for maximum break
# Sickener
From The42
# Sickener

The moment you realise you've blown £44,000 by missing a simple black for maximum break

Dec 1st 2015, 10:29 PM 15,918 Views 13 Comments

Un-Nooh.

# snooker - Sunday 17 May, 2015

'I couldn't see a way out. My intention was to end my life', says former snooker champion
# Road To Recovery
From The42
# Road To Recovery

'I couldn't see a way out. My intention was to end my life', says former snooker champion

May 17th 2015, 12:43 PM 7,580 Views 4 Comments

Willie Thorne has revealed he attempted suicide last year after racking up a reported £1m in gambling debts.

# snooker - Monday 4 May, 2015

The man who conquered The Rocket just won one of the tightest world snooker finals ever
# Instant Classic
From The42
# Instant Classic

The man who conquered The Rocket just won one of the tightest world snooker finals ever

May 4th 2015, 11:29 PM 8,827 Views 11 Comments

Stuart Bingham eked out a narrow 18-15 win over Shaun Murphy.

# snooker - Wednesday 29 April, 2015

Major shock at the Crucible as The Rocket crashes out
# Enigmatic
From The42
# Enigmatic

Major shock at the Crucible as The Rocket crashes out

Apr 29th 2015, 9:51 PM 11,281 Views 17 Comments

Ronnie O’Sullivan lost to Stuart Bingham, while Shaun Murphy and Judd Trump also booked their last-four places.

Ronnie O'Sullivan broke one of snooker's rules - and hardly anyone seemed to realise
# Chalkgate
From The42
# Chalkgate

Ronnie O'Sullivan broke one of snooker's rules - and hardly anyone seemed to realise

Apr 29th 2015, 10:47 AM 13,894 Views 9 Comments

Ronnie can’t stay out of the headlines.

# snooker - Tuesday 28 April, 2015

The snooker is starting to get interesting ... here's the line-up for the quarter-finals
# Crucible
From The42
# Crucible

The snooker is starting to get interesting ... here's the line-up for the quarter-finals

Apr 28th 2015, 9:44 AM 4,682 Views 0 Comments

“Calmer, more relaxed” Ronnie O’Sullivan will face Stuart Bingham in the last eight.