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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 …

Cao Yupeng, Chen Zhe, James Cahill, Judd Trump, Li Hang, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Player news, Tournament news, Yu Delu, Zhang Anda »

[18 Oct 2016 | No Comment | ]
English Open 2016 – Judd makes the final (again!)

Judd reached the final of the first event of the Home Nations Series, the English Open 2016, played in Manchester from October 10 to October 17, 2016, his second final in 8 days. He lost by 9-6 to Liang Wenbo. This defeat put an end to a 14 consecutive wins run. Although Judd was certainly disappointed, he should be able to take a lot of positives from the last 3 weeks: he demonstrated outstanding consistency, remarkable stamina and a very solid all-round game. He is now third in the World …

Cao Yupeng, James Cahill, Li Hang, Lyu Chenwei, Oliver Lines, Player news, Tournament news, Yu Delu, Zhang Anda »

[14 Apr 2016 | No Comment | ]
World Championship 2016 – Qualifiers

Ponds Forge, Sheffield, 6-13 April 2016.
Every player outside the top 16 had to win three matches to qualify for the television stage of the World Championship 2016. This means that, of course, Judd and Neil qualified automatically, but all other Grove players had to compete in Ponds Forge. Only Zhang Anda managed to win his three matches and will play at the Crucible as a qualifier. The players don’t know their opponents yet, the draw will be made today.

All detailed results are on cuetracker.net as usual

Billy O'Connor, Featured, Player news »

[22 Dec 2015 | No Comment | ]
The snooker world is honouring Billy O’Connor

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.

Billy O'Connor, Player news »

[9 Dec 2015 | 2 Comments | ]
Farewell Billy

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.

Ethan Walsh, Player news »

[27 Sep 2015 | No Comment | ]
Ethan tells us about his summer school experience in China

Ethan was selected by Table Tennis England to train in China for three weeks at a summer school.
Ethan is currently the U13 national champion and ranked No.1 in the country at both U14 and U15 level.
The youngster is expected to feature abroad for England a lot next year, and it is hoped that the trip to Shanghai will aid in his development to become one of the top players in Europe at his age.
Speaking about his current form, and the trip to China, Ethan said: “I have had a great …

James Cahill, Oliver Lines, Player news »

[7 May 2015 | No Comment | ]
Oliver Lines and James Cahill join the Grove

The Grove team is delighted to welcome Oliver Lines and James Cahill, two young exciting talents.
Oliver said:
I’m delighted to have joined the Grove which has such a great reputation for success. I hope i can go on to fulfil my dream of winning ranking events. All I’ve ever wanted since i first picked up a cue is to be a winner and I’m going to give everything i have to make that happen. I’m sure joining the Grove and learning from their expertise is going to give me the extra …

Judd Trump, Player news »

[20 Aug 2014 | No Comment | ]
Happy birthday Judd!

Judd turns 25 today. Happy birthday Judd, have a great one, and a great year on and off the baize!

Billy O'Connor, Player news »

[24 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Billy O’Connor Snooker Marathon raises over 11K for charity!

Billy O’Connor is 17 years old and is currently undergoing chemotherapy. He was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 15. He’s a very gifted young snooker player currently captaining England team. He organised a 24h snooker marathon on August 16, 2014, to support Teenage Cancer Trust. Several pros and former pros showed their support – Jack Lisowski, Neil Robertson Stuart Bingham, Mark King, Sean O’Sullivan were there – and the event raised a over £11000 for Teenage Cancer Trust! THANK YOU!!!

Neil Robertson, Player news »

[7 Jul 2014 | No Comment | ]
Neil is back to n°1 in the rankings!

Neil made a great start to the season 2014/2015. He won the Wuxi Classic in China, and followed up with a run to the final in Bendigo. That saw him go back at the top of the ranking list. Neil had been very disappointed to end last season as n°3 after being the n°1 for most of it. He did put that right really quick! Congratulations Neil!
He said:
After winning Wuxi I knew there was a slim chance I could get back to world number one by getting to the final …