Fergal O’Brien is into the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals. Photograph: Gareth Copley/PA Wire

Ireland’s Fergal O’Brien will meet Mark Selby in the Shanghai Masters quarter-finals after fighting back to beat Zhao Xintong on Thursday.Zhao, the 17(...)

Alan McManus (left) and Ken Doherty in their second round match during the Dafabet World Snooker Championships at The Crucible, Sheffield. Photograph: Anna Gowthorpe/PA Wire

Ronnie O’Sullivan admitted he had put Liverpool’s Premier League title quest ahead of his own needs after battling his way into the quarter-fi(...)

Five-time champion Ronnie O’Sullivan to face Finnish qualifier Robin Hull. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire

Ireland’s Ken Doherty will face England’s Stuart Bingham in the first round of the snooker world Championships at the Crucible on Saturday. (...)

Judd Trump (left) and Marco Fu (right) during their Masters meeting at at Alexandra Palace, London. Photograph: Adam Davy/PA Wire.

Marco Fu advanced to the quarter-finals of the Masters as he edged out Judd Trump 6-5 in an enthralling match at Alexandra Palace. It was an arduous c(...)

Fergal O’Brien. Photograph: Inpho

It was a bad day for the Irish at the Australian Open as both Ken Doherty and Fergal O’Brien crashed out of the tournament.Doherty lost 5-2 to Hong Ko(...)

Mark Selby sits dejected in his chair as he loses his second round match against Barry Hawkins at the Betfair World Championships at the Crucible, Sheffield. Photograph:  Anna Gowthorpe/PA

Weary world number one Mark Selby staggered to a dismal Crucible defeat as his dream of completing snooker’s ‘triple crown’ was dashed by a stu(...)

Dominic Dale in action against Judd Trump during his first round match of the Betfair World Championships at the Crucible, Sheffield.  Photograph:  Simon Cooper/PA Wire

Judd Trump marched impressively through to the second round of the Betfair World Championship this morning. The 2011 runner-up never(...)