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#Snooker

# snooker - Wednesday 2 May, 2012

Matthew Stevens clinches impressive win over friend Ryan Day
# Crucible
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# Crucible

Matthew Stevens clinches impressive win over friend Ryan Day

May 2nd 2012, 12:45 PM 180 Views 0 Comments

The former runner-up rattled off 11 frames on the trot to see off his fellow Welshman.

# snooker - Tuesday 1 May, 2012

Stephen Hendry announces his retirement from snooker
# Wave Goodbye
From The42
# Wave Goodbye

Stephen Hendry announces his retirement from snooker

May 1st 2012, 9:31 PM 6,897 Views 24 Comments

The Scottish player made the announcement following his comprehensive loss to Stephen Maguire this evening.

# snooker - Monday 30 April, 2012

Trump brands Ali Carter 'childish' after final-frame thriller
# Black Balled
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# Black Balled

Trump brands Ali Carter 'childish' after final-frame thriller

Apr 30th 2012, 6:46 PM 1,075 Views 0 Comments

Tournament favourite comes off second best in a 25-frame shoot-out at the Crucible.

# snooker - Friday 27 April, 2012

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend
# Telly Box
From The42
# Telly Box

Don't touch that dial... here's the sport on TV this weekend

Apr 27th 2012, 8:45 AM 562 Views 1 Comment

There is always another monsoon lurking around the corner so settle in for the weekend with this bevvy of sports… and snooker

# snooker - Wednesday 25 April, 2012

Ding Junhui slams the Crucible crowd after losing to Ryan Day in Sheffield
# Snooker
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# Snooker

Ding Junhui slams the Crucible crowd after losing to Ryan Day in Sheffield

Apr 25th 2012, 5:24 PM 797 Views 0 Comments

The 25-year-old becomes the latest player to risk the wrath of the World Snooker authorities.

Mark Allen apologises to Cao Yupeng, and snooker authorities, over remarks
# Mea Culpa
From The42
# Mea Culpa

Mark Allen apologises to Cao Yupeng, and snooker authorities, over remarks

Apr 25th 2012, 11:14 AM 480 Views 0 Comments

The Northern Irishman realises he ‘overstepped the line’ in remarks he made after exiting the World Championship.

# snooker - Monday 23 April, 2012

Mark Allen will now face disciplinary proceedings over 'cheating' comments
# Crucible
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# Crucible

Mark Allen will now face disciplinary proceedings over 'cheating' comments

Apr 23rd 2012, 3:18 PM 839 Views 1 Comment

The Antrim man has, once again, given World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn cause for great concern.

VIDEO: Mark Allen slams Cao Yupeng for not calling 'blatant push'
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

VIDEO: Mark Allen slams Cao Yupeng for not calling 'blatant push'

Apr 23rd 2012, 11:37 AM 1,642 Views 1 Comment

Allen alleged that Chinese players have been responsible for “blatant cheating” after crashing out of the World Snooker Championship.

# snooker - Sunday 22 April, 2012

Early exit: Ken Doherty crashes out at Crucible following Robertson defeat
# Crucible
From The42
# Crucible

Early exit: Ken Doherty crashes out at Crucible following Robertson defeat

Apr 22nd 2012, 9:26 PM 556 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner staged a brief comeback but was soundly beaten in the first round encounter at Sheffield.

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting
# Well Read
From The42
# Well Read

The Sunday Papers: some of the week's best sportswriting

Apr 22nd 2012, 8:30 AM 847 Views 0 Comments

The key to Kenya’s long distance success, Barcelona’s place in football history and an argument for Ronnie O’Sullivan’s consideration alongside Usain Bolt and Tiger Woods.

# snooker - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Ken Doherty heading for the Crucible after thrilling win over Hamilton
# 10-9
From The42
# 10-9

Ken Doherty heading for the Crucible after thrilling win over Hamilton

Apr 15th 2012, 12:29 PM 474 Views 2 Comments

The Ranelagh man has qualified for the betfred.com World Championships, which begin next Saturday.

# snooker - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

The Daily Fix: Wednesday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Apr 11th 2012, 8:06 PM 5,328 Views 6 Comments

All the biggest news stories from the day, as well as the few bits and pieces you might not have seen.

VIDEO: Robert Milkins pot his way into the record books
# Maximum
From The42
# Maximum

VIDEO: Robert Milkins pot his way into the record books

Apr 11th 2012, 6:30 PM 630 Views 1 Comment

Englishman becomes only the third player to record two World Championship maximums.

# snooker - Tuesday 13 March, 2012

O'Brien eyeing one more major ahead of PTC finals in Galway
# Determined
From The42
# Determined

O'Brien eyeing one more major ahead of PTC finals in Galway

Mar 13th 2012, 3:23 PM 223 Views 0 Comments

The Dubliner, who will compete against snooker’s best players this week, says he would be ‘hearbroken’ if he failed to win another big tournament.

# snooker - Sunday 19 February, 2012

Selby ends Ronnie's run to reach Welsh Open final in Newport
# Jester
From The42
# Jester

Selby ends Ronnie's run to reach Welsh Open final in Newport

Feb 19th 2012, 11:34 AM 242 Views 0 Comments

Mark Selby will take on Ding Junhui – who beat Shaun Murphy – in Sunday’s final.

# snooker - Monday 16 January, 2012

Hearn voices concerns over stay-at-home O'Sullivan's world ranking
# Baize
From The42
# Baize

Hearn voices concerns over stay-at-home O'Sullivan's world ranking

Jan 16th 2012, 1:31 PM 413 Views 0 Comments

Ronnie O’Sullivan has been warned that his preference for playing fewer tournaments will impact on his place among snooker’s elite.

# snooker - Tuesday 10 January, 2012

Burying hatchets: Barry Hearn and Mark Allen resolve differences
# Snookered
From The42
# Snookered

Burying hatchets: Barry Hearn and Mark Allen resolve differences

Jan 10th 2012, 3:24 PM 245 Views 0 Comments

Snooker’s big cheese has suggested the Northern Irishman now sees sense after their falling out.

# snooker - Friday 23 December, 2011

Galway secures snooker's PTC Grand Finals
# Cue Up
From The42
# Cue Up

Galway secures snooker's PTC Grand Finals

Dec 23rd 2011, 5:46 PM 3,190 Views 8 Comments

The climax of the Players Tournament Championship is set for St Patrick’s weekend.

# snooker - Monday 19 December, 2011

Barry Hearn has done an 'amazing job' with snooker... says Barry Hearn
# Like A Boss
From The42
# Like A Boss

Barry Hearn has done an 'amazing job' with snooker... says Barry Hearn

Dec 19th 2011, 2:53 PM 262 Views 0 Comments

Nothing to worry about; Barry Hearn says that he’s actually making snooker more exciting.

# snooker - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

'I can't go on much longer' says Ronnie O'Sullivan after defeat
# Feelings
From The42
# Feelings

'I can't go on much longer' says Ronnie O'Sullivan after defeat

Dec 6th 2011, 5:21 PM 646 Views 3 Comments

Judd Trump dumps Rocket out of UK Championship, leaving the game’s biggest name again wondering about his future.

Allen calls on 'money-hungry' Hearn to resign
# Must Be The Money
From The42
# Must Be The Money

Allen calls on 'money-hungry' Hearn to resign

Dec 6th 2011, 11:15 AM 418 Views 0 Comments

Northern Ireland’s Mark Allen has said that World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn is ruining the game’s traditions in an attempt to boost its popularity.

# snooker - Friday 25 November, 2011

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend
# Feet Up
From The42
# Feet Up

Sofa supporter: the sport on TV this weekend

Nov 25th 2011, 9:30 AM 1,085 Views 0 Comments

It’s the end of the month and we’re all broke. So get the feet up and check this out for the weekend.

# snooker - Wednesday 19 October, 2011

Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'I feel like I'm being raped by snooker bosses'
# Controversy
From The42
# Controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan: 'I feel like I'm being raped by snooker bosses'

Oct 19th 2011, 12:13 PM 1,159 Views 28 Comments

Three-time world champion insists he’s being ‘blackmailed’ into playing smaller tournaments because of rankings system.

# snooker - Saturday 16 July, 2011

The Daily Fix: Saturday
# Daily Fix
# Daily Fix

The Daily Fix: Saturday

Jul 16th 2011, 7:20 PM 1,833 Views 4 Comments

In your Fix for today: A cheaper route to Dublin airport?; the end of the World; a remorseful Archbishop; how the Taoiseach is spending his weekend; and why Ken Doherty has an issue with neck ties.

Ken Doherty fumes after defeat: he 'turned up to play without his dicky bow on'
# Dressing Down
From The42
# Dressing Down

Ken Doherty fumes after defeat: he 'turned up to play without his dicky bow on'

Jul 16th 2011, 3:39 PM 1,362 Views 8 Comments

Ireland are dumped out in controversial fashion as Doherty bemoans lack of dress code violation penalty.

# snooker - Wednesday 20 April, 2011

The Morning Score: Wednesday From The42
Live Apr 20th 2011, 7:45 AM

The Morning Score: Wednesday

# snooker - Thursday 14 April, 2011

Troubled Ronnie O'Sullivan to work with psychiatrist ahead of world title bid From The42
Live Apr 14th 2011, 11:12 AM

Troubled Ronnie O'Sullivan to work with psychiatrist ahead of world title bid

# snooker - Friday 18 February, 2011

Sofa supporter: sport on TV this weekend
# Couch Potato
From The42
# Couch Potato

Sofa supporter: sport on TV this weekend

Feb 18th 2011, 9:15 AM 483 Views 0 Comments

Get your feet up and the kettle on, it’s another few days of live sport on the box.

# snooker - Wednesday 29 December, 2010

Sports quotes of the year
# Big Talk
From The42
# Big Talk

Sports quotes of the year

Dec 29th 2010, 9:00 AM 362 Views 0 Comments

It’s good to talk… as we find out with the best sound-bites of the last 12 months.

# snooker - Friday 17 December, 2010

The Magnificent Seven: overlooked sports personalities
# And The Winner Is..
From The42
# And The Winner Is..

The Magnificent Seven: overlooked sports personalities

Dec 17th 2010, 10:42 AM 696 Views 0 Comments

On the weekend that the BBC pick their sports personality of the year, Niall Kelly reflects on the ones that got away.

# snooker - Monday 29 November, 2010

What we learned this weekend
# Different Class
From The42
# Different Class

What we learned this weekend

Nov 29th 2010, 1:13 PM 193 Views 0 Comments

The lessons we’ll take from a busy weekend of sport.

# snooker - Tuesday 21 September, 2010

Williams cruises into fourth round
# World Open
From The42
# World Open

Williams cruises into fourth round

Sep 21st 2010, 4:47 PM 63 Views 0 Comments

The Welsh Wonder produces a fantastic third-frame 95 to dispatch Ali Carter and go through to the last 16.

O'Sullivan coaxed into breaking 147 record
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

O'Sullivan coaxed into breaking 147 record

Sep 21st 2010, 10:18 AM 256 Views 0 Comments

‘Rocket’ stopped his break at 140 upon hearing that there was no bonus prize, and had to be persuaded by referee to finish his record-breaking 10th maximum break.

# snooker - Friday 17 September, 2010

Robertson faces Crucible opponent Dott again
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Robertson faces Crucible opponent Dott again

Sep 17th 2010, 12:15 PM 171 Views 0 Comments

World Snooker final is top be re-enacted in Scotland as Dott and Robertson pair off again.

# snooker - Wednesday 8 September, 2010

Robertson knocked out of Shanghai Masters
# Snooker
From The42
# Snooker

Robertson knocked out of Shanghai Masters

Sep 8th 2010, 5:09 PM 132 Views 0 Comments

Aussie champ dumped out in first round by The Ebdonator. Yep, that’s really his nickname.

Higgins fined and suspended
# Frame-Fixing
From The42
# Frame-Fixing

Higgins fined and suspended

Sep 8th 2010, 3:14 PM 118 Views 0 Comments

World number one found innocent of frame-fixing, but guiity of less serious charge.

# snooker - Tuesday 7 September, 2010

Fate of Higgins to be decided today
# Frame-Fixing
From The42
# Frame-Fixing

Fate of Higgins to be decided today

Sep 7th 2010, 9:36 AM 357 Views 0 Comments

Former World Champion could have his name cleared by tomorrow and return to competitions in weeks.

# snooker - Monday 6 September, 2010

Doherty squeezes past Sajjad into 1st round
# Shanghai Masters
From The42
# Shanghai Masters

Doherty squeezes past Sajjad into 1st round

Sep 6th 2010, 3:03 PM 263 Views 0 Comments

1997 World Champion stages a late comeback to set up first round match against Graeme Dott.

# snooker - Monday 2 August, 2010

Thousands turn out to pay respects to 'Hurricane' Higgins.
# Alex Higgins
From The Daily Edge
# Alex Higgins

Thousands turn out to pay respects to 'Hurricane' Higgins.

Aug 2nd 2010, 11:22 AM 163 Views 0 Comments

Snooker player Alex Higgins is remembered in Belfast today.

# snooker - Sunday 25 July, 2010

Snooker world mourns as Hurricane finally blown out
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Snooker world mourns as Hurricane finally blown out

Jul 25th 2010, 12:08 PM 147 Views 0 Comments

Two-time world champion Alex Higgins loses a long battle with throat cancer.

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