Impressive Robertson fights back to lift maiden UK Championship title

NEIL Robertson battled back from 5-1 and 6-3 behind to defeat Mark Selby and lift his first UK Championship title. The impressive Australian, ranked number one in the world, became the first overseas player in the history of the game to have won the triple-crown – winning all three of the sport’s biggest events, The…

The Masters 2014 – First round draw announced

THE FIRST round draw of the Masters has been announced with defending champion Mark Selby drawn against Mark Davis. Selby won the Masters title for a third time in January when he defeated Neil Robertson at London’s Alexandra Palace. This year’s Masters tournament takes place at the same venue between January 12 – 19. The…

Video – Snooker’s 100th 147 maximum break

MARK Selby made snooker history on Saturday when he made the sport’s 100th official 147 maximum break in tournament play. Selby was leading Ricky Walden 4-2 in the second UK Championship semi-final when the world number 2 made the historic landmark. The final moments show the crowd roar on Selby to pot a difficult black…

Hawkins holds nerve to reach quarter-finals

BARRY Hawkins’ memorable year on the green baize continued after victory over Shaun Murphy secured his place in the quarter-finals of the UK Championship. Hawkins, who earlier this year reached the final of the World Championship, beat the former world champion 6-5 after a break of 70 in the final frame helped him to victory.…