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[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 …

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

[9 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Judd defends his European Masters  title!

Congratulations to Judd Trump, your Europan Masters 2017 champion!
Judd conducted a succesful defence of his title, a rather rare achievement. Well done.
Here is the report on Worldsnooker:
Sunday 8 Oct 2017 09:24PM

Judd Trump has defended a ranking title for the first time in his career, winning the 888sport European Masters thanks to a thrilling 9-7 defeat of Stuart Bingham in Lommel.
Trump recorded a stunning 9-8 victory over Ronnie O’Sullivan to lift the title a year ago. 12 months later and the Ace in the Pack found himself in the final once …

Ali Carter, Club news, Player news »

[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 …

Emma Parker, Tournament news »

[2 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
Emma Parker stars in Leeds

The Ladies LITEtask UK Championship 2017 was played over the past week-en in Leeds. It was Hong Kong’s Ng On Yee who won the event, defeating Reanne Evans by 4-1.
Grove had only one player involved, Emma Parker, only 18 and she did really well!

Emma reached the final of the Challenge Cup, an event for players who did not qualify for the quarter-finals. In the final match of the week-end, she lost 2-1 to Ho Yee Ki, from Hong Kong. Previously, Emma, had emerged victorious in the under-21 competition, defeating …