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[11 Dec 2018 | No Comment | ]
UK Championship 2018

The UK Championship 2018 was played at the York Barbican from November 27 to December 9, 2018. Ronnie O’Sullivan successfully defended his title, setting a new records of 7 UK Championship titles, and 19 Triple Crowns. He beat Mark Allen by 10-6 in the Final.
All Grove players were involved. Three of them – Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump and Neil Robertson – reached the last 16. Jack lost by 6-1 to Ronnie, the eventual champion, Neil lost by 6-5 to Mark Allen, the runner-up, and Judd fell by 6-4 to …

Ali Carter, Featured, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[19 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]
Judd is the Northern Ireland Open 2018 Champion

The Northern Ireland Open 2018 was played at the Waterfront, Belfast, from November 12 to November 18, 2018.
Judd won the event, defeating Ronnie O’Sullivan by 9-7 in the Final
Here is the report on Worldsnooker

Sunday 18 Nov 2018 10:09PM
Judd Trump claimed his first ranking title in over a year with a stunning 9-7 defeat of Ronnie O’Sullivan in the final of the BetVictor Northern Ireland Open in Belfast.

The momentous victory for Trump is his fourth win in a final over five-time Crucible king O’Sullivan and reduces his head-to-head deficit with the …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines »

[26 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
The English Open 2018

The English Open 2018, first of the Home Nations Series was played in the K2 arena in Crawley from 15 to 21 October 2018. The tournament was won by Stuart Bingham who defeated Mark Davis in what was the “oldest” snooker final in history, with players aggregated ages totalling 88 years.
From the Grove players, it was Ali who had the best run in the tournament. He reached the QF, where he lost by 5-2 to the eventual Champion Stuart Bingham. Neil and Judd got to the last 16. Neil’s conqueror …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[26 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]

The qualifiers for the International Championship 201! were played in Barnsley from 9 to 12 October 2018. Players had to win one match to book their place in the main event proper.
Unfortunately Jack and Oliver had to play each other and it’s Jack who came out the winner by 6-5. Neil, Judd and Ali also qualified, whilst Luca lost to Jordan Brown by 6-5. Liang, being China’s n°2, has his last 128 match held-over to the main venue.
All results and some footages can be found on snooker.org

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[8 Oct 2018 | No Comment | ]
European Masters 2018

The European Masters 2018 was played at “De Soeverein”, in Lommel, Belgium, from 1 to 7 October 2018. The tournament was won by Jimmy Robertson, who beat Joe Perry by 9-6 in the Final.
All Grove players were playing in this tournament. Both Luca and Judd had their last 128 match held-over, Luca being the only Belgian player on the tour, and Judd being the defending champion, and both went on to win those matches.Judd was looking to make it three in a row but it wasn’t to be this time.
It …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[23 Aug 2018 | No Comment | ]
Trio of Qualifiers: Indian Open, European Masters and China Championship 2018

Over the last week, three sets of qualifying rounds were played in Preston.
Indian Open 2018 – last 128 – 15-16 Aug 2018
Three Grove players were involved: LIang Wenbo, Oliver Lines and Luca Brecel. All three won their qualifying match. Neil Robertson and Jack Lisowski are also in the draw but their match is held over to the main venue. Regarding the main event, that was due to be played in September, it has been postponed because of the floods affecting the Kerala area. Of course it’s a sensible decision: surely …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[11 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]

This time all Grove players entered the tournament and, except Oliver, all who needed to qualify won their opening match. Wenbo and Neil have their last 2128 match held over to the venue.
Judd made very light work of tour rookie Kishan Hirani, beating him by 5-0
Luca did (nearly) the same to Ian Burns, beating him by 5-1 with breaks of 95, 77, 74 and 67.
Ali also recorde an emphatic 5-0 against Basel Eltahhan. Ali had a 98 and a 82.
Jack won his match against Zhang Jiankang by 5-2 with breaks …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Liang Wenbo, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[9 Jul 2018 | No Comment | ]

All Grove players, except for Judd, were competing in the Riga Masters Qualifiers in Preston last week (July 2nd 2018 – July 5th 2018). All of them won their qualifying match and will be in Latvia at the end of this month.
Neil beat young Luo Honghao by 4-2. Luo was the winner of the inaugural WSF Championship in Malta last spring. It was a high quality match with a break over 60 in every frame. It was streamed.
Luca beat Allan Taylor by 4-2. This match was close and devoid of …

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, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[12 Mar 2018 | No Comment | ]

Gibraltar – pro stage played 9, 10 & 11 March 2018
Four Grove players had entered the tournament: Ali Carter, Luca Brecel, Oliver Lines and Jack Lisowski. Ali withdrew, Luca lost to Aditya Mehta in the first round, Oliver reached the last 32, and Jack made it to the finals day, but fell in the last 16. Here are all the detailed results on Cuetracker