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#Snooker

# snooker - Monday 27 April, 2015

11 reasons why Ronnie O'Sullivan is one of the world's most eccentric sportspeople
# Legend
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# Legend

11 reasons why Ronnie O'Sullivan is one of the world's most eccentric sportspeople

Apr 27th 2015, 4:40 PM 13,453 Views 2 Comments

The snooker legend is truly one of a kind.

# snooker - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Ronnie O'Sullivan has responded to shoes-gate
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Ronnie O'Sullivan has responded to shoes-gate

Apr 22nd 2015, 11:46 PM 9,505 Views 7 Comments

The player thanked World Snooker Championship director Mike Ganley for his assistance.

# snooker - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

The awkward moment when forgetting you're on a 147 break costs you £30,000
# Costly
From The42
# Costly

The awkward moment when forgetting you're on a 147 break costs you £30,000

Apr 21st 2015, 11:20 AM 8,783 Views 6 Comments

Poor Ding Junhui.

# snooker - Friday 17 April, 2015

6 of the snooker World Championships' most memorable moments
# Crucible Magic
From The42
# Crucible Magic

6 of the snooker World Championships' most memorable moments

Apr 17th 2015, 8:40 AM 9,660 Views 6 Comments

Can you remember when Ken shocked the world in 1997?

# snooker - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

3 Irishmen are one step away from a place at snooker's World Championships
# Review
From The42
# Review

3 Irishmen are one step away from a place at snooker's World Championships

Apr 14th 2015, 12:18 PM 12,890 Views 16 Comments

There was bad news for two legends of the game in round two at Ponds Forge, however.

# snooker - Friday 10 April, 2015

Ken Doherty beat the 10-time ladies' world champion in a thrilling qualifier last night
# Hard Fought
From The42
# Hard Fought

Ken Doherty beat the 10-time ladies' world champion in a thrilling qualifier last night

Apr 10th 2015, 8:14 AM 26,425 Views 42 Comments

“It was such a tough game and she played out of her skin,” the 1997 world champion said afterwards.

# snooker - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

'I'm not that bothered by the World Championships' - Ronnie O'Sullivan
# Snookered
From The42
# Snookered

'I'm not that bothered by the World Championships' - Ronnie O'Sullivan

Mar 18th 2015, 12:15 PM 4,434 Views 12 Comments

The world number three says the event is just too long.

# snooker - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

10-time defending ladies' world snooker champion to face men in world qualifiers
# Trail Baizer
From The42
# Trail Baizer

10-time defending ladies' world snooker champion to face men in world qualifiers

Mar 4th 2015, 7:34 PM 6,369 Views 11 Comments

Reanne Evans could face an ex-world men’s champion next month.

# snooker - Friday 20 February, 2015

British snooker player forced to explain the 'Isis' sponsor logo on his waistcoat
# Not That Isis
From The42
# Not That Isis

British snooker player forced to explain the 'Isis' sponsor logo on his waistcoat

Feb 20th 2015, 8:34 PM 12,715 Views 9 Comments

“It’s about being loyal to [a company] that has been loyal to me,” says Rory McLeod.

# snooker - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Ronnie O'Sullivan records his 776th century break to beat Stephen Hendry's record
# The Rocket
From The42
# The Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan records his 776th century break to beat Stephen Hendry's record

Jan 15th 2015, 8:00 PM 4,773 Views 4 Comments

Yet another record for Ronnie.

# snooker - Friday 26 December, 2014

Jimmy White on snooker, the Devil's d**k and stealing his dead brother from a funeral home
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

Jimmy White on snooker, the Devil's d**k and stealing his dead brother from a funeral home

Dec 26th 2014, 12:00 PM 44,690 Views 12 Comments

The snooker legend chats to TheScore.ie about his eventful time in the spotlight.

# snooker - Saturday 20 December, 2014

Ali Carter has been given the all-clear from lung cancer
# Good News
From The42
# Good News

Ali Carter has been given the all-clear from lung cancer

Dec 20th 2014, 12:04 PM 2,233 Views 4 Comments

The 35-year-old began chemotherapy in May.

# snooker - Sunday 14 December, 2014

It's Sunday so here's 13 of our favourite images from the past 7 days
# Picture Perfect
From The42
# Picture Perfect

It's Sunday so here's 13 of our favourite images from the past 7 days

Dec 14th 2014, 6:28 PM 5,374 Views 0 Comments

This is how another week looked through a lens.

# snooker - Thursday 4 December, 2014

Broken ankle and all, Ronnie O'Sullivan just hit his 13th 147 break
# Rocket Man
From The42
# Rocket Man

Broken ankle and all, Ronnie O'Sullivan just hit his 13th 147 break

Dec 4th 2014, 9:52 PM 8,015 Views 11 Comments

He picks up a nice £40,000 bonus too.

# snooker - Saturday 29 November, 2014

Kilkenny's David Morris just knocked world champion Mark Selby out of the UK Championship
# Top Cat
From The42
# Top Cat

Kilkenny's David Morris just knocked world champion Mark Selby out of the UK Championship

Nov 29th 2014, 4:35 PM 17,458 Views 16 Comments

It’s the biggest win of the Irishman’s career.

# snooker - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'Jimmy has always been a wild boy in the the mold of Alex Higgins' - Ken Doherty
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

'Jimmy has always been a wild boy in the the mold of Alex Higgins' - Ken Doherty

Nov 4th 2014, 8:40 AM 5,589 Views 6 Comments

Stories about White’s drug abuse were revealed on Monday.

# snooker - Sunday 7 September, 2014

‘I lost touch with reality in a big way’ - The Irishmen who played snooker non-stop for 4 days
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

‘I lost touch with reality in a big way’ - The Irishmen who played snooker non-stop for 4 days

Sep 7th 2014, 9:59 AM 23,143 Views 12 Comments

How two lads from Ennis, County Clare recently broke a Guinness World Record.

# snooker - Saturday 26 July, 2014

The Irishmen set to play 80 consecutive hours of snooker
# Interview
From The42
# Interview

The Irishmen set to play 80 consecutive hours of snooker

Jul 26th 2014, 10:00 AM 9,771 Views 7 Comments

Gordon O Loughlin and Kieran Ferns from Ennis will undertake this mammoth task starting on 15 August.

# snooker - Saturday 24 May, 2014

Ali Carter to undergo treatment for lung cancer
# Recovery
From The42
# Recovery

Ali Carter to undergo treatment for lung cancer

May 24th 2014, 1:46 PM 3,187 Views 4 Comments

The 34-year-old returned to the game last August after he was given the all-clear for testicular cancer.

# snooker - Tuesday 6 May, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan unhurt in crash following final defeat

May 6th 2014, 6:25 PM 7,816 Views 4 Comments

The snooker ace was heading home with his son after losing the world championship final last night.

# snooker - Monday 5 May, 2014

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Mark Selby leads Ronnie O'Sullivan ahead of World Snooker Championship final session

May 5th 2014, 7:10 PM 7,524 Views 3 Comments

Selby took advantage of some uncharacteristic mistakes from the Rocket.

# snooker - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan leads 10-7 after first day of the World Championship final

May 4th 2014, 11:43 PM 4,360 Views 3 Comments

Mark Selby bounced back in the later frames.

Memory lane: The top 5 Crucible moments
# Snooker Loopy
From The42
# Snooker Loopy

Memory lane: The top 5 Crucible moments

May 4th 2014, 8:18 AM 4,406 Views 4 Comments

Ahead of today’s final, we open the Sheffield archive and look at some of the tournament’s best memories

# snooker - Saturday 3 May, 2014

Mark Selby edges out Neil Robertson in tense semi to set up final against 'Rocket'
# Nailbiter
From The42
# Nailbiter

Mark Selby edges out Neil Robertson in tense semi to set up final against 'Rocket'

May 3rd 2014, 10:31 PM 4,020 Views 10 Comments

The Leicester native held his nerve to clinch the Best of 33 frames encounter.

# snooker - Thursday 1 May, 2014

O'Sullivan stays on course for another world title
# Too Good
From The42
# Too Good

O'Sullivan stays on course for another world title

May 1st 2014, 9:25 PM 6,105 Views 1 Comment

The veteran star has established a 6-2 lead over Barry Hawkins in the first session of their semi-final.

# snooker - Saturday 26 April, 2014

Doherty makes Crucible exit, Rocket battles back to book quarter-final berth
# Journey's End
From The42
# Journey's End

Doherty makes Crucible exit, Rocket battles back to book quarter-final berth

Apr 26th 2014, 10:25 PM 11,182 Views 5 Comments

The defending champion has seen off Joe Perry while the Dubliner was unsuccessful against Alan McManus.

# snooker - Sunday 20 April, 2014

Ken Doherty reaches second round after stunning Crucible comeback
# Marching On
From The42
# Marching On

Ken Doherty reaches second round after stunning Crucible comeback

Apr 20th 2014, 12:41 PM 19,464 Views 32 Comments

The Irishman got off to a flying start in the morning session of his first round encounter.

Basta breeds them big: It's the Sporting Tweets of the Week
# Hush Puppies
From The42
# Hush Puppies

Basta breeds them big: It's the Sporting Tweets of the Week

Apr 20th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,214 Views 1 Comment

Also featuring a jubilant Ken Doherty, Eoin Cadogan and a child who simply would not share.

# snooker - Saturday 19 April, 2014

Doherty still in the hunt in World Snooker Championship first round tie
# Crucible
From The42
# Crucible

Doherty still in the hunt in World Snooker Championship first round tie

Apr 19th 2014, 4:52 PM 5,815 Views 4 Comments

The 1997 champion is one frame down against Stuart Bingham going into this evening’s session.

A number of players have made dodgy walk-on music choices at the Crucible
# Bad Taste
From The42
# Bad Taste

A number of players have made dodgy walk-on music choices at the Crucible

Apr 19th 2014, 12:58 PM 7,838 Views 4 Comments

Everything from Mark Morrison’s ‘Return of the Mack’ to the Superman theme tune will be played at the World Snooker Championships.

# snooker - Friday 18 April, 2014

Ronnie O'Sullivan aims for three in a row at the Crucible
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Ronnie O'Sullivan aims for three in a row at the Crucible

Apr 18th 2014, 11:09 AM 2,224 Views 1 Comment

We’re snooker loopy, nuts are we.

# snooker - Wednesday 16 April, 2014

'Life in the old dog yet!' - Doherty books Crucible spot
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

'Life in the old dog yet!' - Doherty books Crucible spot

Apr 16th 2014, 9:16 AM 3,530 Views 8 Comments

The 44-year-old will be the oldest player at this year’s World Snooker Championship in Sheffield.

# snooker - Wednesday 22 January, 2014

Snapshot: Ronnie O'Sullivan has a kickabout with his son at Upton Park
# The Rocket
From The42
# The Rocket

Snapshot: Ronnie O'Sullivan has a kickabout with his son at Upton Park

Jan 22nd 2014, 5:28 PM 6,362 Views 9 Comments

Ronnie junior showed his old man a thing or two after last night’s Capital One Cup semi-final.

# snooker - Sunday 19 January, 2014

O'Sullivan rockets past Selby to win fifth Masters title
# Unstoppable
From The42
# Unstoppable

O'Sullivan rockets past Selby to win fifth Masters title

Jan 19th 2014, 10:06 PM 4,796 Views 10 Comments

The world champion raced into an early lead and was never going to be caught.

# snooker - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Birthday boy O'Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships
# Rocket
From The42
# Rocket

Birthday boy O'Sullivan crashes out of UK Championships

Dec 5th 2013, 6:47 PM 2,540 Views 0 Comments

Stuart Bingham inflicted a 6-4 quarter-final defeat on The Rocket.

# snooker - Monday 11 November, 2013

Ken Doherty is searching for Irish snooker's next superstar
# Lucky Break
From The42
# Lucky Break

Ken Doherty is searching for Irish snooker's next superstar

Nov 11th 2013, 8:59 PM 2,379 Views 4 Comments

‘Lucky Break’ begins on Setanta Ireland later this week.

# snooker - Friday 11 October, 2013

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he turned down £20,000 to fix snooker match
# Revelation
From The42
# Revelation

Ronnie O'Sullivan says he turned down £20,000 to fix snooker match

Oct 11th 2013, 8:05 PM 1,396 Views 0 Comments

The 37-year-old wrote in his autobiography he was approached during a brief meeting in Epping Forest.

# snooker - Wednesday 9 October, 2013

Stephen Lee launches appeal to fight 12-year ban
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Stephen Lee launches appeal to fight 12-year ban

Oct 9th 2013, 1:24 PM 928 Views 4 Comments

The English snooker player was handed the longest suspension in the sport’s history for alleged match-fixing.

# snooker - Tuesday 8 October, 2013

10 of the worst sporting housemates
# Fans
From The42
# Fans

10 of the worst sporting housemates

Oct 8th 2013, 5:26 PM 5,340 Views 2 Comments

From the person who washes the entire team’s jerseys to the early-bird runner.

# snooker - Wednesday 2 October, 2013

Ken Doherty took a few penalties during a Barnsley game last night
# Snooker Loopy
From The42
# Snooker Loopy

Ken Doherty took a few penalties during a Barnsley game last night

Oct 2nd 2013, 5:06 PM 2,604 Views 1 Comment

Should’ve used the rest, Ken.