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Rory McLeod

  • Title

  • Nationality

    English
  • Turned Pro

    1991
  • Highest Tournament Break

    147
  • Location

    Wellingborough, Northamptonshire
  • D.O.B

    26 March 1971
  • Money List Earnings

    £97,687
  • Nickname

    The Highlander

2017/18 ResultsRory McLeod

2017 Paul Hunter Classic Last 128

2017 China Championship Last 64

2017 Riga Masters Last 128

  • The potter nicknamed the Highlander recorded one of the great Crucible upsets at the 2017 World Championship. He defeated one of the pre-tournament favourites Judd Trump 10-8 to reach the last 16. However, his run was then ended by Stephen Maguire in a comprehensive 13-3 defeat.
  • McLeod enjoyed one of the highlights of his career in the 2015/16 season by winning the 2015 Ruhr Open. He beat Ben Woollaston and Jamie Jones on his way to the final, where he defeated China’s Tian Pengfei 4-2 to pick up the €25,000 top prize.
  • He also won three matches to reach the last 16 of the China Open where he was eliminated by Alfie Burden.
  • In 2011, McLeod enjoyed a terrific run to the last 16 of the World Championship – the first time he had got that far in a ranking event. He beat Kyren Wilson and Mark Davis to qualify and then won his first match at the Crucible 10-6 against Ricky Walden. He then succumbed 13-7 to John Higgins.
  • He won the 2011 Magic Moment of the Year award at World Snooker’s awards ceremony for his amazing fluked final black to beat Tony Drago in the Snooker Shoot-Out.
  • McLeod was a promising footballer in his youth and supports Liverpool FC. During a break from his snooker career he had spells as a hairdresser and pub landlord.

2016/17 Results

2017 World Championship Last 16

2017 China Open Last 16

2017 Gibraltar Open Last 128

2017 Shoot Out Last 128

2017 Welsh Open Last 64

2017 German Masters Last 128

2016 Scottish Open Last 128

2016 UK Championship Last 64

2016 Northern Ireland Open Last 128

2016 International Championship Last 128

2016 English Open Last 128

2016 Shanghai Masters Last 64

2016 Paul Hunter Classic Last 64

2016 World Open Last 128

2016 Indian Open Last 32

2016 Riga Masters Last 32