[14 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Judd and Luca play for Kika

Judd and Luca were yesterday, 13 May 2017, in Belgium, at Luca Brecel Snooker Academy to play an exhibition in support of Kika, a charity that supports children with cancer and their families since 2002. It was a great night: Luca won the exhibition match, playing very well indeed. Grove has a long history of supporting Kika since top referee Jan Verhaas and snooker blogger Annet Van Riel organised the first “Kika” snooker event in the Netherlands back in 2012; at the time Judd and Ronnie O’Sullivan had offered signed …

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[12 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Best of Snooker in Slovenia – 11 May 2017

Judd, Luca and Oli were involved in an exhibition, yesterday evening in Ljubljana, Slovenia.
Judd won over Ronnie O’Sullivan by 5-3 and Oliver Lines beat Luca by 3-1. The event was attended by a 1500+ enthusiast audience. After the exhibition, Judd expressed his appreciation for the knowledgeable Slovenian crowd and vowed to return to Ljubljana, with Ronnie, soon.

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[10 May 2017 | No Comment | ]
Ethan Walsh National Champion For 4th Year !!

Ethan Walsh is the National Champion For 4th Year !!
Ethan Walsh is once again National Champion of the Cadet Singles for 2016/17
Ethan fought through some sticky moments early in the competition to win the title.
The Stevenage Nobel student player, beat Amirul Hussain in the final 4-1 (8-11, 11-6, 11-9, 11-4, 14-12).

Cao Yupeng, Chen Zhe, James Cahill, Judd Trump, Li Hang, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news, Yu Delu, Zhang Anda »

[25 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
World Championship 2017

It wasn’t a great Championship for the Grove, as none of the players went past the last 16 in the biggest event of the season.
It actually started on April 5, 2017, in Ponds Forge, with all Grove players, except Neil and Judd who were seeded, needing to win three matches to reach the television stages at the Crucible. Only Luca Brecel managed that, with Li Hang and Yu Delu coming close.
The main event started on April 15. Judd arrived at the Crucible as pre-tournament favorite but went out in the …

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[3 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]
China Open 2017

The tournament was held in Beijing from March 27 to April 2, 2017 and was won by Mark Selby. Judd came to Beijing as the defending champion and managed to reach the quarter finals, where he lost to young promising Iranian prospect Hossein Vafaei. In the previous round, against Tian Pengfei, he had made his third competitive 147, and the first on television. Until then the highest break of the tournament was the 140 scored by Zhang Anda in the only frame he won …

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[14 Mar 2017 | No Comment | ]
Players Championship 2017 – Judd is your Champion!

Judd won the Players Championship 2017, beating Marco Fu by 10-7 in the final. The event, featuring only the 16 best players on the one year list, was played in Venue Cymru, Llandudno from 6 to 12 March 2017. This was Judd’s 5th final of this season and his second ranking title. This victory also propels him to n°2 in the rankings. Neil was the only other Grove player in the tournament. He lost to Ali Carter in the QF.