5 Results for tag: Sam Craigie

World Championship 2018: Tour Survival Blog

With the start of the 2018 Betfred World Championship qualifiers on Wednesday it is time for my annual live blog which will track all of 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, they will ... More

Tour Survival 2018 – Two To Go

With just next week's Fuhua Group China Open and the season-ending Betfred World Championship to go before the end of the 2017/18 season, today we take an updated look at the battle for tour survival as players in the drop zone look to retain their professional status for at least another campaign. Below I explain just how the places will be determined ... More

Tour Survival 2018: The Early Running

While we are only three events into the 2017/18 season, the players further down the ranking list will already have half an eye on the ranking list as they look to safeguard their positions on the World Snooker Tour beyond the end of this season. With every pound, dollar or euro to be earned between now and next May potentially crucial, today I take my ... More

Eighth 147 For Higgins in Belfast

John Higgins made the eighth 147 of his career at the Coral Northern Ireland Open in Belfast today. His perfect break came in the last frame of a 4-1 defeat of Sam Craigie in the second round of the world ranking event. The key shot was a brilliant cross-double on the final red which dropped into a centre pocket, allowing the Scot to pot the 15th black ... More

Early Season Firsts

Just three events into the 2016/17 season and already we have seen a number of 'firsts' on the World Snooker Tour from players up, down and even from some not part of the world ranking list. Today we take a look at some of those achievements... Progression Most obvious for inclusion in this list is of course Scotland's Anthony McGill, who made his big ... More