It must have felt a long way from Tylorstown as Robert Page starred out towards the world's media and tried to explain how the heady optimism of just 16 ago had evaporated under a hot Arabian sun. Little more than two weeks ago, the Wales manager was in his home village, announcing the squad he would take to take to a World Cup finals, the first Wales manager to do so for 64 years. Now, that adventure already seems to drawing to a close after just two games following a 2-0 to Iran which was unexpected, but felt feasible from the moment Kieffer Moore missed an early opportunity.
Ryan Day has labelled his British Open snooker title triumph as the best performance of his career. The Welshman took the final four frames to defeat Mark Allen 10-7 after what was an incredibly tense affair to win the 2022 British Open. Coming into this showpiece encounter, Allen was the... Read More
He may have delivered one of the all-time great losing performances in a thriller at the World Snooker Championship, but Mark Williams reckons he would rather have been thrashed. The three-time champion produced an epic fightback before losing 17-16 in a nerve-shredding final frame to Judd Trump in their semi-final... Read More
By Hannah Blackwell Marco Fu has praised fellow Hong Kong snooker professional Ng On Yee after the three-time women's world champion recorded her maiden victory on the World Snooker Tour in Welsh Open qualifying. In her first season competing on the main circuit, On Yee completed a 4-2 win over World No... Read More
By Tom Prosser Welsh snooker legend Mark Williams says he was ‘destined to win’ the British Open on Sunday evening as he beat Gary Wilson 6-4 to claim yet another ranking title. “I’m a little bit fortunate to win it,” said Williams who first won the British Open title in 1997. “There were... Read More
Mark Williams insists he is back enjoying snooker again despite his Betfred World Snooker Championship thrashing by Mark Selby. Wales’ three-time world champion Williams was beaten 13-3 by Selby with a session to spare in Sheffield to end his bid for a fourth title at the age of 46. Reaching... Read More
Jordan Brown has confessed he never believed he would be good enough to beat Ronnie O’Sullivan after he claimed the Welsh Open title. Brown sealed one of snooker's greatest upsets as he beat six-time world champion Ronnie O'Sullivan in a final-frame decider at the Celtic Manor. The world number 81,... Read More