Steadman Secures Immediate Tour Return at Q School

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Q School Event Two – Final Day Line Up

It’s down to the last day at Q School event two in Burton, with 16 players going into Friday hoping to be one of the quartet who earn a two-year tour card. Each of those 16 players still needs to win two matches to earn a place on the pro circuit for 2018/19 and 2019/20…. Read More

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Zhao Into Round Three

China’s Zhao Xintong saw off Jamie Brown 4-2 to reach the third round of Q School event two in Burton. Zhao, age 21, dropped off the tour at the end of last season and is looking to bounce straight back. He needs four more wins on Thursday and Friday to earn a fresh two-year tour… Read More

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Grace Remains On Course For Tour Return

David Grace swept to a 4-0 whitewash victory against Heather Clare to move within four matches of an immediate return to the World Snooker Tour at Q School Event Two in Burton. Grace, who reached the semi-finals of the UK Championship in 2015, fell off the tour at the end of the last campaign. The… Read More

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Page Progresses In Burton

Welsh teenager Jackson Page remains in the hunt for a tour card after a 4-0 whitewash win against Anthony Jeffers at Q School Event Two in Burton. The 16-year-old, who is mentored by World Champion Mark Williams, has showcased his potential over the last two seasons. Page reached the last 32 of the 2017 Welsh… Read More

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Craigie Clinches Tour Card As Pros Bounce Back

Sam Craigie defeated Thailand’s Dechawat Poomjaeng 4-0 to return to the World Snooker Tour on a day which saw four of last season’s relegated professionals bounce straight back onto the circuit at Q School Event One in Burton. Craigie, 24, has earned a fresh two-year tour card with his win today and will begin his… Read More

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Craigie Charges To Maintain Q School Hopes

Sam Craigie fought back from 3-2 down to defeat Andy Hicks 4-3 in a high quality encounter at Q School event one in Burton. Craigie dropped off the tour last season at the very last moment, with Lyu Haotian’s qualification for the World Championship relegating him from the professional circuit. He faced a stern test… Read More

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Zhao Storms Through In Burton

China’s Zhao Xintong eased past Adam Brown with a 4-0 win to secure his place in the third round of Q School in Burton. Victory leaves the talented 21-year-old four wins away from an immediate return to the World Snooker Tour. Zhao dropped off the professional circuit last month, after suffering defeat at the hands… Read More

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Cope Progresses In Burton

Jamie Cope booked his place in the second round of Q School event one thanks to a 4-1 defeat of John Pritchett in Burton. Cope has previously reached ranking event finals at the 2006 Grand Prix and the 2007 China Open. However, after struggling with his game in recent times, the player nicknamed Shotgun dropped… Read More

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Father Vs Son Showdown My Toughest Match – Pinches

Former world number 18 Barry Pinches will face his 17-year-old son Luke tomorrow at Q School and he’s admitted it is going to be an emotional affair. Barry dropped off the tour at the end of his 26th campaign as a professional in 2015/16. He says that meeting Luke tomorrow will be the toughest test… Read More

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Cahill And Curtis-Barrett Secure Winning Starts

James Cahill and Jamie Curtis-Barrett started their 2018 Q School campaigns with victories in Burton. This year’s Q School sees 12 tour cards up for grabs across three events, with all of the semi-finalists obtaining a place on the main circuit. The top 64 players who do not earn their professional status will be eligible… Read More

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