[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

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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 …

Exhibition news, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel »

[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 …

Exhibition news, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Oliver Lines »

[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.

Ethan Walsh, Table Tennis »

[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 …