[13 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson makes the final of the Players Championship 2019

The second leg of the Coral series was played in Preston from 4 March to 10 March 2019. Ronnie O’Sullivan was the defending Champion and made a successful defence of his title as he beat Neil Robertson in the Final, by 10-4.
Neil did very little wrong but Ronnie was almost unplayable on the day. Despite the disappointment of losing Neil was happy to be part of snooker history, and a very special moment: indeed Ronnie made three centuries during the match, including a 134 in the last frame, which …

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[13 Mar 2019 | No Comment | ]

The Indian Open 2019 was played in Kerala from 27 February to 3 March 2019. The tournament was initially scheduled in 2018, last autumn, but was postponed because of terrible floods that affected the area. Luca Brecel and Neil Robertson had qualified for it back then. Neil chose to withdraw. Jack Lisowski had his first match held-over, but didn’t get past the last 64. Luca made it to the last 16. The tournament was won by Matthew Selt.

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[18 Feb 2019 | No Comment | ]
Neil Robertson wins the 2019 Welsh Open

Neil Robertson beat Stuart Bingham by 9-7 in a tense final in Cardiff to lift the Ray Reardon Trophy. It was Neil’s 15th ranking title and the second Welsh Open victory. The first came in 2007 – when he beat Andrew Higginson by 9-8 – only his second ranking title at the time.
The tournament was played in Cardiff from February 11 to February 17, 2019.
It wasn’t a great tournament for the Grove team overall, with Jack Lisowski being “second best” to Neil with a modest last 16 run. …

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[12 Feb 2019 | No Comment | ]
Judd wins the World Grand Prix 2019

Judd Trump beat Ali Carter – an all Grove Final – to win the World Grand Prix 2019, played in Cheltenham from February 4 to February 10, 2019.

This was Judd’s third title of the season, after the Northern Ireland Open 2018 and The Masters 2019. It was Judd’s tenth ranking title in total.
Judd started a bit slowly, only just getting the better of Stuart Carrington in the last 32, and coming out the winner of an error-strewn match against a poor Tom ford in the last 16. But a …

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[8 Feb 2019 | No Comment | ]

The television stages of the German Masters 2019 – starting at the last 32 – were played at the Tempodrom in Berlin from January 30, 2019 to February 3, 2019. The event was won by Kyren Wilson, who beat David Gilbert by 9-7 in the Final.
Only three Grove players were involved: Jack Lisowski, Neil Robertson and Judd Trump. Jack lost in the last 32 to Duane Jones, the surprise semi-finalist. Judd and Neil both lost in the quarter finals, to Stephen Maguire and David Gilbert respectively.
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[18 Dec 2018 | One Comment | ]
Scottish Open 2018

The Scottish Open 2018 was played at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, from December 10 to December 16, 2018. Neil Robertson was the defending Champion. The tournament was won by Mark Allen who beat Shaun Murphy by 9-7 in the Final.
Neil Robertson was the defending champion but made an early exit as he was beaten by Ross Muir in the second round (last 64) by 4-2. Neil was clearly thrown out of his rhythm by his opponent slow pace and complained about that right after the match. It transpired …