Articles Archive for December 2015
Billy O'Connor, Featured, Player news »
Today, the snooker world took farewell of Billy O’Connor, a talented young snooker player, but more importantly a very nice, selfless and ever brave person. Snooker players including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Stuart Bingham, Judd Trump, Jack Lisowski, Oliver Lines and Sean O’Sullivan were there to remember Billy, whose brave three-year battle with cancer ended on December 9th.
Cao Yupeng, James Cahill, Judd Trump, Li Hang, Liang Wenbo, Oliver Lines, Tournament news, Yu Delu »
The fifth European Tour event of the 2015/16 season was played in Gibraltar from 11 to 12 December 2015. It was won by Marco Fu. Most Grove players were competing but Neil decided to give it a miss and withdrew. Wenbo continued his good run, reaching the semi finals where he lost to the eventual champion, Marco Fu. En route to the semis, Wenbo had defeated David Grace – again – and World n°1 Mark Selby.
You can find all the detailed results on cuetracker.net.
Billy O'Connor, Player news »
Billy O’Connor has lost his battle against cancer this morning. For four years, he fought against the disease, showing great courage, he never gave up. He was a lovely person and a great snooker talent.
Billy’s funeral is held on 22/12/15 at 10am Holy Family Church, Oxbow Lane, Dagenham, Essex and onto Eastbrook End Cemetery for the burial after. Flowers can be ordered from Four Seasons in Broad Street, Dagenham.