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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Ding Junhui

Ding shocked again in York as unfancied Fernandez triumphs

DING Junhui was on the wrong end of one of the biggest shocks in snooker history on day one of the Betway UK Championship and it was an all too-familiar feeling for the Sheffield superstar.

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.

Mark Selby won the title for the second time by beating Ronnie O'Sullivan in the final last year

WIN: World Snooker tickets to 2017 Betway UK Championship in York

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Ding Junhui.

Efficient Ding shows rookie Keogan no mercy in Barnsley

DING Junhui is one of the favourites for every tournament he enters but after winning Tuesday’s battle of South Yorkshire, the snooker superstar claims his main goal this week is simply conserving energy.


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.

Peter Lines and son Oliver Lines.

English Open: Champion moment is not to be repeated for Lines

Veteran snooker star Peter Lines admits he is “gutted” he will not be able to defend his World Seniors title.

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.

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