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Rocket Powers Past Davis

Ronnie O’Sullivan put on a sublime display to dispatch Mark Davis 4-1 and reach the last 32 of the Dafabet English Open in Barnsley. The Rocket has been struggling with an ankle injury picked up whilst running in the build up to the event. He was given an exemption to the dress code, allowing him to use footwear which helps manage the effects of the problem. O’Sullivan had sport psychologist…

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Liang Makes £40,000 Max

Liang Wenbo has made the second 147 of his career to potentially cash in on the £40,000 prize for a maximum break at the Dafabet English Open. There were joyous scenes as the Firecracker erupted after stringing together fifteen reds with blacks and the colours to make the magic break. It saw the defending champion level at 3-3 with Tom Ford in his second round tie in Barnsley. The rolling prize fund for a…

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Kunlunshan: Snooker’s Official Water Partner

World Snooker is delighted to be working with Kunlunshan, our official water partner for several of the sport’s biggest tournaments. Kunlunshan (Kunlun Mountain Water) is snooker’s official water partner at the UK Championship, the Masters, the Welsh Open and the World Championship for the 2017/18 and 2018/19 seasons. Branded water, glasses and ice buckets are displayed on set next to the players and during post-match interviews at each of these…

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O’Sullivan Progresses Despite Injury Concerns

O’Sullivan played in trainers due to an ankle injury Ronnie O’Sullivan overcame an ankle injury to defeat Zhang Anda 4-1 at the Dafabet English Open in Barnsley. The Rocket sprained his ankle whilst running in the build up to the event. Despite concerns he may not be able to play O’Sullivan took to the baize wearing trainers, which he had been granted permission to wear due to strapping on his…

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Mike Peachey Appointed to WSF Board

The World Snooker Federation (WSF) is today delighted to announce the appointment of Mike Peachey to its board of directors as Treasurer. Peachey has vast experience in the administration of cue sports with his previous roles having seen him serve on the board of the World Confederation of Billiard Sports (WCBS) from 2005-2010, during which he was appointed to the WCBS Organising Committee to the 2009 World Games in Chinese…

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Higgins And Trump Survive In Barnsley

All results Tickets for certain sessions are still available – for details click here John Higgins and Judd Trump both narrowly avoided shock defeats on day one of the Dafabet English Open in Barnsley, scoring 4-3 wins to reach the last 64. Trump came into the event in form having won the recent European Masters and is aiming to win back-to-back ranking titles for the first time in his career….

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