[23 Jul 2017 | One Comment | ]
Neil wins the Hong Kong Masters 2017

Neil won the Hong Kong Masters 2017, played in the Queen Elisabeth Stadium in Hong Kong, from 20 to 23 July 2017, beating Ronnie O’ Sullivan by 6-3 in the final. He had beaten World Champion and World n°1 Mark Selby in the QF and local hero Marco Fu in the SF. The tournament featured the world top 8, minus Ding Junhui who declined and plus five times World Champion Ronnie O’Sullivan. Judd reached the SF were he lost to Ronnie in a deciding frame.

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Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[10 Aug 2017 | No Comment | ]
Treble of qualifiers in Preston

Last 10 days saw three sets of qualifiers played in Preston. The first set was to qualify for the Indian Open. Jack Lisowski and Luca Brecel won their qualifying match, whilst Oliver Lines lost to Jan Preece and Neil Robertson withdrew. Judd had not entered. Next came the qualifiers for the European Masters. Judd, being the defending champion, has his match held over to the venue, in Lommel, Belgium. Luca as well has his match held over, being Belgium’s n°1 player. Jack, Neil and Oliver all won their last 128 …

Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[11 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
World Cup 2017 – England (and Judd) make it to the Final

The World Cup, a team event, is held every two years, and was held this time in Wuxi, China, Ding Junhui’s home town, from July 3 to July 9, 2017. Grove had three players involved, representing three different nations: Neil for Australia, Luca for Belgium, and Judd for England. England, Judd and Barry Hawkins made it to the Final but lost in the deciding frame to the China A team, Ding Junhui and Liang Wenbo. This is the second World Cup title for Ding and Liang and the third …

Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[26 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Riga Masters 2017

The Riga Master 2017 was played in Riga Arena, Riga, Latvia, over 3 days, from June 23 to 25, 2017. The tournament was won by Ryan Day and this was Ryan’s first title. Neil was the defending champion, but, alas, his defence was short lived. He did win his last 128 held-oiver match, but lost in the first round proper to German rookie Lukas Kleckers. Luca and Oliver reached the last 32, whilst Jack played well overall, beating Lukas Kleckers in the last 32 and reached the last 16 where …

Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[9 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
China Championship 2017 – Qualifiers

The players had to win one match to qualify for the China Championship 2017, to be played mid August, in China. This qualifying round was played in Preston from 3 to 6 June 2017. All Grove players were involved, and all of them except Jack won their match and are China bound. All detailed results can be found on Cuetracker as usual

Jack Lisowski, Luca Brecel, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[2 Jun 2017 | No Comment | ]
Riga Masters 2017 – Qualifiers

The new season started three days ago with the Riga masters 2017 qualifiers. Neil Robertson is the defending champion and, as such, his first match is held over to the venue. Judd decided to sit this one out. All three remaining Grove players won their qualifying match and will join Neil in Riga. They certainly weren’t handed an easy season opener. Jack beat Mark Allen by 4-3 from 2-0 and 3-1 down. Luca got the better of Shaun Murphy: he won by 4-2. Oliver Lines faced Yuan Sijun and prevailed …