[19 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Masters 2017 – Judd makes it to the Final

The Shanghai Masters 2017 was played in the Grand Stage, Shanghai, from November 13 to November 18, 2017. Judd made it to the Final, but was beaten by 10-3 by Ronnie O’Sullivan.

Judd had a great tournament overall, reaching the semi finals without dropping a frame at the main venue. At that stage he met Jack who managed to stay with him up to 3-3, before Judd pulled away with a 6-3 victory. Judd was also responsible for putting Luca out of the tournament, with a 5-0 win in the QF. …

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

[13 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

The Champion of Champions invitational event was played in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from 6 to 12 November 2017 and was won by Shaun Murphy. Only winners of snooker events played during the previous year are invited and Grove had no less than three players in it: Judd, Players Championship and European Masters Champion, Neil, Hong Kong Masters Champion and Luca, China Championship Champion. Unfortunately for them Luca and Judd were in the same group, and met in the last 16. Luca prevailed by 4-0. He then went on to …

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[9 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
International Championship 2017

The International Championship 2017 was played in Daqing, China, from October 29th 2017 to November 5th 2017 and was won by Mark Selby.
It was a bit of a mixed bag for the Grove players. Ali and Judd reached the QF, Jack and Neil lost in the last 16 whilst Oliver was beaten in the last 32. Ali had a particularly hard draw as he beat Stephen Maguire and Shaun Murphy before losing to Martin Gould who reached the Final.
All detailed results are on Cuetracker.

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines »

[28 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
English Open 2017

The English Open 201 was played in Barnsley, from 16 to 22 October 2017, with all Grove players involved. Two of them, Jack and Neil reached the quarter finals. Neil lost by 5-3 to Anthony McGill whilst Jack was beaten 5-2 by Ronnie O’Sullivan, the eventual Champion. Jack had defeated Judd in the previous round in a deciding frame. Ali and Oliver were unfortunate to meet in the first round (last 128) and it’s Ali who prevailed. However Ali didn’t go past the next round where he lost to a …

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

[16 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]

All Grove players were in Wigan last week (11-13 October 2017) trying to qualify for the reborn Shanghai Masters 2017. Four of them won their last 128 match: Judd, Luca and Jack went through comfortably whilst Ali was pushed all the way by the young talent that is Sam Craigie. Oliver and Neil lost and won’t be in Shanghai. Oliver was beaten by Ian Preece in a deciding frame. Neil, who really could do with some results as he might miss the Masters come January, was extremely unlucky to suffer …

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[3 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Ali Carter joins the Grove

“The Cap’tain” Ali Carter, winner of 4 ranking events and twice a Crucible finalist, has joined the Grove.

About his move to Grove, Ali said:
I’m delighted to sign a full management contract with Django Fung owner of grove leisure. We have been friends for many years and it particular when I went through my toughest ever battle with cancer. We have lots in common and in turn we spoke and both agreed we could both as value to each other if we teamed up.
I’m excited about our future partnership and …