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Ali Carter, Judd Trump, Neil Robertson, Tournament news »

[13 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]

The Championship League Snooker is back, as always in January and Groups 1-4 were played over the last 2 weeks. Neil entered Group 2 but was forced to with draw for personal reasons. Ali entered Group 3 and, having only just avoided relegation, went on to win Group 4. Judd entered in Group 4 and will continue his campaign later after the Masters.
All details about the tournament here

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

[23 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
German Masters 2018 Qualifiers

The two round of qualifiers for the German Masters 2018 were played in Barnsley, from 19 to 22 December 2017. Only Judd and Jack from the Grove will be in Berlin end January 2018. The timing of these qualifiers, at the end of a very busy first half of the season probably explains why there were a lot of unexpected results with only 7 of the top 16 going through.
All results are on Cuetracker

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

[18 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
Neil wins the Scottish Open 2017

Neil won the Scottish Open 2017, defeating Cao Yupeng in a deciding frame, having trailed by 8-4. This is a fantastic victory for Neil, who has been struggling for the last two seasons. He couldn’t focus properly on his snooker whilst his partner was battling depression. Now she is winning the battle, and he is a winner again. Neil will miss the Masters, but he’s back in the top 16 and he’s not too bothered as much more important things in his, and his family’s life are getting on tracks …

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

[9 Dec 2017 | No Comment | ]
UK Championship 2017

The UK Championship 2017 is still underway in York at the time of writing but it’s long over for the Grove players unfortunately. Judd, Neil and Luca lost in the last 32, Jack and Oliver in the last 64 whilst Ali fell at first hurdle; he lost to Jimmy White … Another forgettable tournament. Luca has since withdrawn from the Scottish Open 2017 because he’s still suffering from the shoulder injury that bothered him in Shanghai. Neil’s early exit means that he will no more be in the top …

Ali Carter, Jack Lisowski, Judd Trump, Luca Brecel, Tournament news »

[19 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]
Shanghai Masters 2017 – Judd makes it to the Final

The Shanghai Masters 2017 was played in the Grand Stage, Shanghai, from November 13 to November 18, 2017. Judd made it to the Final, but was beaten by 10-3 by Ronnie O’Sullivan.

Judd had a great tournament overall, reaching the semi finals without dropping a frame at the main venue. At that stage he met Jack who managed to stay with him up to 3-3, before Judd pulled away with a 6-3 victory. Judd was also responsible for putting Luca out of the tournament, with a 5-0 win in the QF. …

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

[13 Nov 2017 | No Comment | ]

The Champion of Champions invitational event was played in the Ricoh Arena, Coventry from 6 to 12 November 2017 and was won by Shaun Murphy. Only winners of snooker events played during the previous year are invited and Grove had no less than three players in it: Judd, Players Championship and European Masters Champion, Neil, Hong Kong Masters Champion and Luca, China Championship Champion. Unfortunately for them Luca and Judd were in the same group, and met in the last 16. Luca prevailed by 4-0. He then went on to …

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 …

Featured, 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 …

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 …

Headline, Jack Lisowski, Luca Brecel, Neil Robertson, Oliver Lines, Tournament news »

[25 Sep 2017 | No Comment | ]
World Open 2017

The World Open 2017 was played in Yushan, China, from September 18 to September 24, 2017.
It was Luca again would fared the better of the Grove team as he reached the semi finals where he lost by 6-4 to Ding Junhui the eventual Champion. This means that Luca is now firmly installed in the top 16 as he reaches his highest ranking to date as n° 12. Neil reached the last 16; he lost in the deciding frame to Mark Allen after a hard fought, high quality match. Jack …