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Yorkshire star Edmund’s target is final glory in Australian Open

Yorkshire’s Kyle Edmund reached his first grand slam quarter-final at the Australian Open and believes he can go all the way.

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Mark Allen celebrates winning with the Masters trophy.

Snooker’s ‘forgotten man’ Allen crowned Masters champion

MARK Allen may have been the forgotten man a week ago but he printed his name into the snooker history books last night as he powered to his first Dafabet Masters title.

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Shaun Murphy.

Judd Trump provides sting in the tail for Shaun Murphy

SHAUN Murphy was chased by two wasps during his Dafabet Masters quarter-final but in the end it was Judd Trump who delivered the sting in the tail.

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Ding Junhui watches Ryan Day during day two of the 2018 Dafabet Masters at Alexandra Palace, London.

Ding crashes out of Masters

DING Junhui was left deflated after his Masters curse struck again on Monday in his first-round defeat to the unfancied Ryan Day.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA.

Steve Davis backs Ronnie O’Sullivan to carry on winning

Steve Davis has an ominous warning for the snooker world: Ronnie O’Sullivan can carry on winning major titles in his 50s.

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Oliver Lines. Picture: Richard Sellers/PA

State of the Nation – Snooker: Time for Yorkshire stars to make the big break

World Snooker chief Barry Hearn calls Yorkshire “the global centre for our sport”.

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Set to shine: Leeds diver 'Lois Toulson. Picture: James Hardisty

Flying the flag for Yorkshire in 2018

THE lack of a major multi-sports extravaganza denied Yorkshire’s army of talented athletes from another impressive medal haul in the year after the Rio 2016 Olympics.

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John Higgins is through to the semi-finals of the Scottish Open after beating Ronnie O'Sullivan (Picture: Tim Goode/PA Wire).

Higgins cruises to Scottish Open win over O’Sullivan

John Higgins ruthlessly ended Ronnie O’Sullivan’s hopes of winning the Scottish Open with an accomplished display in Glasgow.

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David Grace

White Rose trio head home after defeats

Yorkshire pair Ashley Hugill and David Grace saw their Dafabet Scottish Open adventure come to an end last night after they were beaten by former world champions John Higgins and Neil Robertson.

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Ashley Hugill

Scottish Open: Hugill stuns world No 13 Carter to set-up all-Yorkshire clash with Lines

GLASGOW will host an all-Yorkshire clash in round three of the Dafabet Scottish Open after snooker stars Peter Lines and Ashley Hugill both won on day three.

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Leeds's Peter Lines made his experience count in his first-round match in Glasgow.

Leeds’s Peter Lines progresses in Glasgow but Sheffield’s Adam Duffy is out

LEEDS’S Peter Lines is into the second round of the Dafabet Scottish Open after an entertaining win on day one in Glasgow.

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2018's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix will take place at Preston Guild Hall, February 19 to 25

WIN: Ladbrokes World Grand Prix final tickets to see snooker stars at Preston Guild Hall

Snooker superstar Ronnie O'Sullivan is fast becoming regarded as the greatest player of them all and we're giving you the chance to see the best in action at 2018's Ladbrokes World Grand Prix.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan kisses the trophy after winning the Betway UK Championship at the York Barbican.

O’Sullivan joins snooker royalty as he equals Davis record in York

Ronnie O’Sullivan insisted chasing records does not concern him despite equalling Steve Davis’s Betway UK Championship winning total with victory over Shaun Murphy.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan

UK Championship: Snooker keeps me out of trouble, admits O’Sullivan

SNOOKER has kept Ronnie O’Sullivan from going off the rails according to the five-time world champion as he made yet another ranking tournament final.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan.

Ronnie O’Sullivan wary of Stephen Maguire’s threat at York’s Barbican

RONNIE O’Sullivan is adamant Stephen Maguire has more trophies in his locker as the pair prepare to do battle in the Betway UK Championship semi-finals.

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Mark Selby celebrates in front of the fans with the Betway UK Championship trophy after victory over Ronnie O'Sullivan in last year's final.

UK finals tickets set for release as demand rockets

Tickets for Sunday’s Betway UK Championship final in York are like gold dust – and tickets for next year’s event at the Barbican will go on sale on Monday.

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Shaun Murphy

Shaun Murphy targets end to long wait for second UK title in York

SHAUN Murphy is desperate to get his hands on the Betway UK Championship title once more after admitting it feels like an age since his last triumph at the tournament.

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John Higgins.

UK Championship: It’s the “beginning of the end for me” admits Higgins after York exit

John Higgins believes his collapse against Mark King could signal the beginning of the end for the four-time world champion.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan saw off Michael White 6-1 in the third round of the Betway UK Championship in York.

O’Sullivan scrambles ‘like Tiger and Seve’ on way to win in York

RONNIE O’Sullivan compared himself to former world No 1 golfer Tiger Woods as he celebrated his birthday in style by hammering Michael White in the third round of the Betway UK Championship in York.

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Leeds's Peter Lines fought hard against Mark Allen but was eventually beaten 6-4 in the UK Championship.

Trump falls to Dott and battling Lines is ousted by Allen

JUDD Trump became the latest big name to be dumped out of the Betway UK Championship as the world No 2 was stunned by Graeme Dott, while Yorkshireman Peter Lines also saw his route blocked.

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