[8 May 2018 | No Comment | ]
World Championship 2018

The World Snooker Championship 2018 was held from April 21 to May 7, 2018 at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, England. The tournament was won by Mark Williams who beat John Higgins by 18-16 in a high quality encounter.
The Grove has five players involved in the Championship: Jack Lisowski who had successfully gone through three qualifying matches, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Ali Carter and Judd Trump all being there by right, being in the top 16 of the rankings.
Luca and Neil unfortunately fell at first hurdle. Neil though was disappointed …

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Jack Lisowski, Player news »

[28 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
Ahead of his match with John Higgins in Sheffield … meet Jack!

Jack Lisowski is starting his second round match at the Crucible against John Higgins. But who is Jack? Most fans only know the top players and today Hector Nunns in the express published this very nice and insightful article about Jack.

World Snooker Championship: Jack Lisowski ready for last-16 clash with John Higgins
JACK LISOWSKI is ready to make the most of his big Crucible chance on Saturday.
By HECTOR NUNNS
The 26-year-old from Gloucester known as ‘Jackpot’ faces the toughest match of his career against four-time world champion John Higgins on Saturday.
But the …

Jack Lisowski, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[21 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]

English Institute of Sport, Sheffield, 11-18 April 2018. Only Jack Lisowski and Oliver Lines were involved in those qualifying rounds. Oliver won his first match, but was beaten, in a deciding frame, by Alan McManus in round 2. He did enough though to secure his professional status via the one year list. Jack won his three matches, beating Alan McManus in the third round by 10-3. He played very well throughout. He will play Stuart Bingham in the first round at the Crucible Theatre.
All detailed results on Cuetracker

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[8 Apr 2018 | No Comment | ]
China Open 2018

The China Open 2018 was played in Beijing, from April 1 to April 8, 2018. The tournament was won by mark Selby, who successfully defended his tittle.
Grove had four players in Beijing: Ali Carter, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson and Jack Lisowki. Ali and Luca fell at first hurdle. Jack beat Anthony Hamilton, John Higgins and Gary Wilson before losing in the quarter finals, in a deciding frame, to Kyren Wilson. Neil went on step further, reaching the semi finals where he lost to Barry Hawkins. En route, Neil had beaten …

Ali Carter, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson »

[30 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

Four Grove players were involved in the Championship League snooker 2018, that started early January and ended yesterday: Ali Carter, Neil Robertson, Judd Trump and Luca Brecel. John Higgins was the defending champion, and managed a successful defence.. He’s the first player to do that in the tournament history. Neil entered the event in Group 2 but withdrew for personal reasons. Ali was the only grove player who made it to the Winners Group. He entered the competition in Group 3, won Group 4 and made the SF in the …

Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson »

[27 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]
Players Championship 2018

Venue Cymru, Llandudno, Wales – March 19th 2018 – March 25th 2018
This event featured the 16 most successful players in the current season. Three Grove players were involved: Judd Trump, Luca Brecel and Neil Robertson, all three tournament winners this season. Luca and Neil faced each other in the last 16, Neil prevailing by 6-2. Next for Neil came Judd – who had beaten Stephen Maguire by 6-4 in the first round – and this time it was Judd who came on top by 6-1. Judd then faced Ronnie O’Sullivan …