Carter wins first title since return

Ali Carter hit a break of 95 in the deciding frame to beat Shaun Murphy 31 August 2015 Last updated at 09:00 Ali Carter has won his first professional title since successfully battling cancer by beating Shaun Murphy in the Paul Hunter Classic. Carter, who was given the all-clear from lung cancer in December, beat Murphy 4-3 in the final in Germany. The 36-year-old said: “Can’t believe I’ve won again…


Carter Wins Paul Hunter Classic

Carter claimed his first trophy on the World Snooker Tour since the 2013 German Masters Ali Carter won his first professional tournament since successfully battling cancer, beating Shaun Murphy 4-3 in the final of the Paul Hunter Classic. Carter won a Kreativ Dental Clinic European Tour event for the first time with triumph over Murphy in an exciting final in Fürth, Germany. The victory is worth 25,000 Euros, but far…


Thor Strikes In Germany

Leong is starting to show promise after struggling in his first pro season Malaysia’s top player Thor Chuan Leong forged his best ever run in a pro tournament by reaching the last 16 of the Paul Hunter Classic in Germany. Leong played on the tour for the first time last season after winning the 2014 Asian Championship. And the 27-year-old is now proving his talent at the seasons’s second Kreativ…


World Snooker launches betting probe

Martin O’Donnell beat Thailand’s Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon 4-2 at the Paul Hunter Classic 28 August 2015 Last updated at 15:27 World Snooker is investigating “unusual” betting patterns in a match between England’s Martin O’Donnell and Thailand’s Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon at the Paul Hunter Classic in Germany. O’Donnell won Friday’s fourth-round match 4-2 in Furth. World Snooker (WPBSA) will liaise with the Gambling Commission to determine if further action is necessary. O’Donnell will…


WPBSA Statement

The WPBSA was today alerted to unusual betting patterns regarding the match between Thanawat Tirapongpaiboon and Martin O’Donnell at the Paul Hunter Classic in Germany. The WPBSA monitors betting on ALL professional snooker and has the most sophisticated methods available today. Working with partners worldwide and by liaising with the Gambling Commission, the WPBSA will review the available facts surrounding betting on this match. A decision will then be taken…


Paul Hunter Foundation Unites Communities In East Lancashire

Steve Davis and friends The Paul Hunter Foundation has been successful in achieving funding for projects for The Well Being, Prevention, and Early Help Service for BME Youth Work in the Burnley, Pendle, Hyndburn, Rossendale and Preston areas. This innovative proposal from the Paul Hunter Foundation has been put together with the support of young representatives of the BME community and NLTG. It supports an inclusive approach to bringing communities…


Maximum Man Mehta Returns To Fürth

Mehta and Pankaj Advani enjoyed a fine run at the World Cup Aditya Mehta will draw on the memory of one of the best moments of his career when he heads to the Paul Hunter Classic this weekend. Last year at the popular tournament in Fürth, Germany, Mehta became the first Indian player to make an official 147. His magical maximum came in the third frame of a 4-2 defeat…


Snooker prize winner mugged for cue

Snooker Legends prize winner mugged for signed cue 25 August 2015 From the section Devon Image caption Stuart Craig was given the cue (pictured) after playing a doubles game A competition winner was mugged for his prize snooker cue – just a day after he used it to play in an exhibition match alongside Ronnie O’Sullivan. Stuart Craig was given the cue, and a case, at the Snooker Legends show…