UK Championship: Lines of sight on historic family meeting in York

Father-and-son duo Peter and Oliver Lines are looking to create their own piece of snooker history on Saturday.

Oliver Lines during day five of the 2015 Betway UK Snooker Championship at The York Barbican, York. (Picture: PA)

UK Championship: All in the mind for Oliver Lines in his quest for scalps

Judd Trump suffered a shock exit in last year’s Betway UK Championship – and Leeds rookie Oliver Lines will not let him forget it.

Peter Lines and Oliver Lines (Picture: Simon Hulme)

UK Championship: Snooker chiefs asked to read between the Lines

Father-and-son Peter and Oliver Lines have already avoided one unwanted clash this week – they will not be forced to play at the same time at the Betway UK Championship.


Video - English Open: Snooker’s top stars making a splash at Barnsley’s Metrodome

First we had the Hurricane, then the Whirlwind, now snooker has the Calypso Cove, as the Dafabet English Open rolled into Barnsley yesterday.

Snooker player David Grace pictured at Northern Snooker Centre, Leeds. (Picture: Simon Hulme)

Big Interview: Snooker’s Amazing Grace happy to be losing ... weight

TWO years ago, underdog David Grace made sporting headlines with a stunning run to the UK Championship semi-finals.

Kruise Leeming: Believes 'Huddersfield Giants can make the top four.

Huddersfield Giants v Castleford Tigers: Underdogs keep eye on gatecrashing top four

Kruise Leeming is refusing to abandon Huddersfield Giants’ bid to gatecrash Super League’s top-four.

Castleford Tigers
Mark Selby

Doctor said I was lucky not to lose my toe, admits crocked world champion Mark Selby

World snooker champion Mark Selby has revealed how he nearly lost a toe in a freak accident at home.

Barry Hearn.

Yorkshire is snooker’s “global centre for our sport” claims Hearn, as Barnsley to host English Open

Snooker chief Barry Hearn has hailed Yorkshire as the “global centre for our sport” after selecting Barnsley to stage the English Open.

Greg Minikin.

Castleford Tigers v Leeds Rhinos: Greg Minikin’s expecting Leeds backlash

GREG MINIKIN expects Castleford Tigers to face a fired-up Leeds Rhinos when the two sides clash at Magic Weekend tomorrow.

Castleford Tigers
Mark Selby celebrates winning the Betfred Snooker World Championship at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Picture: Steven Paston/PA Wire

World Snooker: Mark Selby masters Sheffield’s Crucible once again to deny John Higgins

Mark Selby produced one of sport’s greatest comebacks tonight to retain his Betfred World Championship title.

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.

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.

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.


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.

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.


No rush for Barnsley's Marc Roberts, insists Heckingbottom

Paul Heckingbottom is refusing to rush back defender Marc Roberts as Barnsley’s injury and suspension problems start to ease.

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