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Murphy: Snooker’s £1m Jackpot Is Not Impossible

Shaun Murphy is targeting victory at next month’s English Open in Barnsley, which would leave him as the only player capable of securing the £1 million bonus attached to the Home Nations series. The 2005 World Champion appreciates the size of the task for any player to achieve the pay out, which comes with winning… Read More

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Murphy Seeks To Enhance Triple Crown Record

Shaun Murphy completed the Triple Crown with victory at the Masters two years ago, he’s hoping to return to the winner’s enclosure in snooker’s triangle of excellence in 2017/18. The Magician is the tenth and most recent player to have joined an elite club of players who have won the World Championship, UK Championship and… Read More

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Murphy Signs With ISM

Shaun Murphy is delighted to become the first snooker player to sign with global sports management company ISM. ISM manage a host of stars from other sports including golfers Darren Clarke, Lee Westwood and snooker fan Danny Willett. World number three Murphy said: “I couldn’t be more excited at the opportunity of working together with… Read More

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Murphy Prepares for World Open Defence

World number three Shaun Murphy got his season off to a solid start at the Indian Open, reaching the semi-finals. Next stop for the Magician is Yushan in China, as he looks to defend his World Open crown. We caught up with him to see how felt ahead of next week’s event… Shaun, you’ve got… Read More

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Murphy’s The REAL Deal

Shaun Murphy has today been unveiled as a patron for the R.E.A.L Foundation Trust. Reigning Masters champion and World Championship finalist Murphy will wear the R.E.A.L Foundation Trust logo and support the Midlands-based organisation in other ways during the 2015/16 season. Nottinghamshire-based Shaun, 33, today took time out from preparing for this week’s 188BET Champion… Read More

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Murphy Presents Charity Cheque

Shaun Murphy visited Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital today to present a cheque for £5,100. Charity patron Shaun is a regular visitor to the hospital, donating £100 every time he makes a break of 100 or more in a competitive match. His latest donation covers the number of centuries that he made during a successful 2014-15… Read More

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The A-Z of Shaun Murphy

World number six Murphy gives us plenty of insight into his life on and off the table… Abroad – What is your favourite holiday destination? New York. It’s an amazing city – you walk down the street and feel like you’re on a movie set. Book – What is the last book you read? Jimmy… Read More

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Murphy Thrives On Crucible Buzz

Ten years on from his Crucible triumph, Shaun Murphy raced into the second round of the Betfred World Championship with a 10-3 victory over Robin Hull. Murphy was a 150/1 outsider when he conquered the snooker world in 2005, the second youngest ever Crucible king at the age of just 22. He has not regained… Read More

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Stevens Crushes Williams In Welsh Derby

Matthew Stevens scored a superb 10-2 win over Mark Williams at the Betfred World Championship to set up a last 16 clash against Ronnie O’Sullivan. In their first Crucible meeting since the 2000 final, which Williams won 18-16, Stevens gained a small measure of revenge with an emphatic win. Victory over O’Sullivan in the next… Read More

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Murphy Leads German Final

Shaun Murphy holds a 5-3 advantage over Mark Selby after the first session of the Kreativ Dental German Masters final in Berlin. Pic: Da Zhuang Murphy won four frames in a row from 2-1 down to surge ahead, though Selby crucially nicked the last of the afternoon to boost his hopes of a fight-back in… Read More

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