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Leeds snooker veteran Peter Lines beats Stephen Hendry on way to World Seniors title

Peter Lines ended Stephen Hendrey's hopes of a return to the Crucible on his way to winning the World Seniors Championships at Baths Hall, Scunthorpe.

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Leeds snooker player Peter Lines

In the frame: Leeds’ Peter Lines hoping to deny Stephen Hendry a Crucible return

Leeds’s Peter Lines is looking to gatecrash Stephen Hendry’s snooker comeback at this week’s World Seniors Championship.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Leeds’s Darryl Hill gives Ronnie O’Sullivan German Masters scare

Ronnie O’Sullivan avoided a shock defeat last night after clinching a 5-4 win over Yorkshire’s Darryl Hill in the German Masters qualifiers.

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Leeds snooker player Peter Lines who has benefitted from improved surroundings at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds.

Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds at heart of county’s recent renaissance

Ronnie O’Sullivan makes a swift return to action in Yorkshire on Wednesday after the disappointment of being beaten in the final of the Betway UK Championship at the York Barbican.

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Mark Selby celebrates with the Betway UK Championship trophy after victory over Ronnie O'Sullivan at the York Barbican. Picture: Mike Egerton/PA.

UK Championship: Master tactician Mark Selby proves No 1 status by denying Ronnie O’Sullivan in York

MARK SELBY ruined Ronnie O’Sullivan’s birthday celebrations as he was crowned the Betway UK Championship winner on Sunday night after a thrilling final.

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John Higgins during his match with Mark Selby.

‘Forty is the new 20’ as experience proves key at UK Championship

As Steve Davis battled against Old Father Time to prolong his snooker career, he vowed he would be content to keep his world ranking below his age.

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UK Championship: Oliver Lines video on his York success

Leeds potter Oliver Lines plays Marco Fu tonight with the prize a place in the quarter-finals of the Betway UK Championship.

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Oliver Lines during his match against Jimmy Robertson.

UK Championship: Barbican star Lines left full of optimism and gifts

Oliver Lines believes he can go one better than fellow Leeds potter David Grace and win the Betway UK Championship.

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Oliver Lines.

Oliver out to Trump his father and deliver York upset

Oliver Lines admits he can take inspiration from his father Peter’s own Barbican upset when he faces Judd Trump in the Betway UK Championship.

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Peter Lines on his way to beating Neil Robertson.

Exclusive: UK Championship hero Peter Lines reveals how he came close to quitting snooker

Peter Lines hailed beating defending UK champion Neil Robertson as the biggest result of his 25-year career and revealed he nearly quit snooker last summer.

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Peter Lines in action against Neil Robertson.

UK Championship: “It was a daunting task” says Leeds veteran Peter Lines after beating defending champion Neil Robertson

Peter Lines pulled off the biggest result of his career at the Betway UK Championship tonight by ousting defending champion Neil Robertson.

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Sheffield's Adam Duffy lost at the UK Championship.

UK Championship: Barbican tonic for Davison, but Yorkshire duo Hill and Duffy bow out

PAUL Davison believes the York Barbican’s home comforts proved crucial as he shocked Gary Wilson with a big turnaround to win 6-3 in the Betway UK Championship first round.

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Mark King during day two of the Betway UK Championships at the York Barbican.

UK Championship latest: King docked a frame after forgetting his cue in York

Northern Ireland Open winner Mark King was docked a frame at the Betway UK Championship in York after forgetting his cue following the interval and arriving back late as he suffered a 6-2 first-round defeat by Sam Craigie.

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Sanderson Lam

Snooker: Leeds star turns his sights to York event

SANDERSON Lam insists he is feeling more and more confident with every game he plays despite slipping out of the Coral Northern Ireland Open at the last-32 stage.

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Sanderson Lam.

Leeds snooker star Sanderson Lam heads to York in confident mood

SANDERSON Lam insists he is feeling more and more confident with every game he plays despite slipping out of the Coral Northern Ireland Open at the last-32 stage.

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Sanderson Lam.

Leeds cueman Sanderson Lam causes Northern Ireland Open upset

SANDERSON Lam believes his performances in Belfast have seen him finally turn a corner after potting his way to a rampant 4-0 victory over Alan McManus at the Coral Northern Ireland Open.

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Father and son Peter Lines  (right) with Oliver Lines at the Northern Snooker centre in Leeds.

Leeds potter Peter Lines faces defending champion Neil Robertson in UK Championship opener

Leeds veteran Peter Lines has been drawn against defending champion Neil Robertson in the first round of this year’s Betway UK Championship.

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Peter Lines.

Not end of the Lines for Leeds potter Peter

FOR MOST professional snooker players, falling off the tour would be their worst nightmare but Peter Lines claims it has given him a new lease of life.

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Ex-snooker star jailed for part in international fake Viagra scheme

A former professional snooker player has been jailed for his part in an international fake Viagra operation.

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Mark Selby celebrates with wife Vikki and daughter Sofia Maria after beating Ding Junhui in the final

World Championship: Mark Selby does enough to hold off underdog Ding Junhui

Mark Selby lifted the Betfred World Championship last night to complete a miserable evening for China.

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