29 Results for tag: Ken Doherty

Tour Survival 2020: The Early Running

With three ranking events completed so far this season, today we take an early look at which players could find themselves in a fight to retain their places on the World Snooker Tour beyond the end of this campaign. View the latest provisional end of season rankings View the indicative prize money schedule for 2019/20 View the 2020/21 Tour ... More

World Championship 2019: Tour Survival Blog

With the start of the 2019 Betfred World Championship qualifiers on Wednesday it is time for my annual live blog which will track the key movements in this season's tour survival race throughout the tournament. For those who can finish up inside of the top 64, or in the top eight of the one-year ranking list, not including those players, a place on tour ... More

Johnson Crowned ROKiT Sheffield Masters Champion

Nearly 33 years on from his finest moment in the sport there, Joe Johnson defied the odds once again by producing another title winning performance at the Crucible Theatre to win the 2019 ROKiT World Seniors Sheffield Masters in April. The eight-man one-day extravaganza at the home of snooker was the latest leg on this season’s ROKiT World Seniors ... More

ROKiT Sheffield Masters 2019: Tournament Preview

Sheffield is the centre of attention for the snooker world over the coming weeks, but before the final stages of the Betfred World Professional Championship take place, the iconic Crucible Theatre will play host to the 2019 ROKiT Sheffield Masters on Thursday – the latest leg of this season’s World Seniors circuit. Draw 71-year-old Cliff Thorburn goes ... More

Tour Survival 2019 – Two To Go

With just the top eight on the one-year ranking list to contest this week's Coral Tour Championship, there are just two further counting events to be completed for the players further down the world ranking list before the end of the 2018/19 season. Today we take an updated look at the battle for tour survival and the task facing those in and around the ... More

Tour Survival 2019: Five to Go

With just five events still to be completed during the 2018/19 season today we take a look at the state of play in this season's battle for tour survival, with several big names needing wins to be sure of retaining their places on the World Snooker Tour. View the latest provisional end of season rankings View the indicative prize money schedule for ... More

Whirlwind Blows in Belfast

Jimmy White has defeated Jersey's Aaron Canavan 4-2 to win the inaugural ROKiT 6-Red World Seniors Championship and bank the £20,000 winner-takes-all first prize following a dramatic evening at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast. Victory for ‘The Whirlwind’ represents back-to-back successes on the World Seniors Snooker circuit following his triumph ... More

ROKiT 6-Red World Seniors Championship 2019: Tournament Preview

The third major event of the 2018/19 ROKiT World Seniors Snooker Tour takes place this Sunday with the inaugural ROKiT 6-Red World Seniors Championship. Held at the beautiful Waterfront Hall in Belfast, this one-day extravaganza features a mixture of legends from the sport and amateur qualifiers who have earned the right to join them on the big stage. ... More

2018 WPBSA Annual General Meeting

The World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association Annual General Meeting was held today on Wednesday 12th December during the Scottish Open in Glasgow. Both Jason Ferguson and Ken Doherty stood for re-election to the board as directors and were unanimously elected by the membership. WPBSA Chairman Jason Ferguson said: “I would once again like ... More

Doherty Wins UK Seniors Crown

Ireland's Ken Doherty has won the CRS UK Seniors Snooker Championship for the first time following a 4-1 final victory against Igor Figueiredo in Hull. The tournament was the first event of the 2018/19 World Seniors Snooker Tour (WSST), which for the first time this season operates under the auspices of snooker's world governing body the WPBSA. The ... More