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Crucible legend Hendry will make playing return in Sheffield as he joins Seniors Tour

Stephen Hendry is set for an emotional playing return at Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre.

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David Grace.

Interview: Why Leeds’ snooker star is philosophical over his ‘fall from grace’

DAVID GRACE has gone from playing at the Crucible to snooker’s amateur ranks in just over 12 months.

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Baize star Aimee pots a generous cash grant

Baize star Aimee pots a generous cash grant

A promising young snooker star from Leeds has potted a cash windfall after being awarded a grant.

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Mark Williams and his family with the trophy after winning the World Championship at the Crucible, Sheffield (Picture: Richard Sellers/PA Wire).

Mark Williams has amazing journey from caravan to Crucible title

Mark Williams completed one of snooker’s most stunning comebacks on Monday night to win the Betfred World Championship.

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Mark Williams with the trophy after winning the 2018 Betfred World Championship at The Crucible, Sheffield. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

World Championship: Mark Williams holds off John Higgins to clinch third world title

Mark Williams has won the Betfred World Championship, beating John Higgins 18-16 in the final at The Crucible in Sheffield.

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Sheffield's Brendan Moore: Final referee.

Weekend Interview: Racking up the miles ahead of World final frame

‘He’s from Sheffield, he’s one of your own….’

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TAKE A BREAK: Barry Hawkins during his match against Ding Junhui at The Crucible. Picture: Tim Goode/PA

World Championship: Hawkins quick to end Ding Junhui’s Crucible hopes

BARRY HAWKINS booked his place in the semi-finals of the Betfred World Championship with a ruthless demolition of third seed Ding Junhui.

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John Higgin.

World Championship: Crucible’s leading men continue to dominate

Snooker’s ‘Class of 92’ look like the men to beat at this year’s Betfred World Championship.

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Top seeded players at The Crucible, Sheffield.  Picture Tony Johnson.

No Crucible drama for O’Sullivan in pursuit of Yorkshire hat-trick

Ronnie O’Sullivan’s mood was as bright as the sunshine which bathed Sheffield yesterday on the eve of the Betfred World Championship.

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World champion Mark Selby.  Picture Tony Johnson.

World Championship: Pressure on for Selby to bring home trophy for daughter

Mark Selby has a special fan willing him to complete a hat-trick of Betfred World Championship titles – his three-year-old daughter Sofia.

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West Yorkshire Blackball County Pool's title winning men's A team. Back row (left to right): Scott Peart (captain), Kieron Savage, Josh Juhasz, Steve Webster, Darren Brown (manager), Seb Web, Jack Heckingbottom and Sam Chambers. Front left to right: Nick Woolerton, Daz Cheetham and Geoff Allen.

Pool: National triumph for West Yorkshire’s ‘A Team’ on south coast

Sixty players from West Yorkshire Blackball County Pool put in some excellent performances in the national county finals with the men’s A team fighting back to claim a memorable title triumph in Selsey, West Sussex.

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David Grace

White Rose trio head home after defeats

Yorkshire pair Ashley Hugill and David Grace saw their Dafabet Scottish Open adventure come to an end last night after they were beaten by former world champions John Higgins and Neil Robertson.

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Ashley Hugill

Scottish Open: Hugill stuns world No 13 Carter to set-up all-Yorkshire clash with Lines

GLASGOW will host an all-Yorkshire clash in round three of the Dafabet Scottish Open after snooker stars Peter Lines and Ashley Hugill both won on day three.

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Leeds's Peter Lines made his experience count in his first-round match in Glasgow.

Leeds’s Peter Lines progresses in Glasgow but Sheffield’s Adam Duffy is out

LEEDS’S Peter Lines is into the second round of the Dafabet Scottish Open after an entertaining win on day one in Glasgow.

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2018's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix will take place at Preston Guild Hall, February 19 to 25

WIN: Ladbrokes World Grand Prix final tickets to see snooker stars at Preston Guild Hall

Snooker superstar Ronnie O'Sullivan is fast becoming regarded as the greatest player of them all and we're giving you the chance to see the best in action at 2018's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix.

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Shaun Murphy targets end to long wait for second UK title in York

SHAUN Murphy is desperate to get his hands on the Betway UK Championship title once more after admitting it feels like an age since his last triumph at the tournament.

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Peter Lines

Lines’ hopes ended by Allen as Trump crashes out

Leeds cueman Peter Lines was knocked out of the Betway UK Championship yesterday, 6-4 by Mark Allen.

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Oliver Lines

Lines ‘gutted’ after missing out on historic father-and-son game

Peter Lines will need no extra motivation when he faces Mark Allen tonght at the Betway UK Championship.

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Peter Lines and Oliver Lines.

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.

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Ashley Hugill

UK Championship: Hugill suffers early Barbican exit, but double joy for Lines family

THE pressure of expectation was ultimately too much for local boy Ashley Hugill as the wait for a first win in his hometown snooker tournament goes on.

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