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World Grand Prix: Top five Guild Hall moments

Top class snooker returned to Preston as the Guild Hall hosted the World Grand Prix, featuring 32 of the world’s best players.

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Barry Hawkins at Preston Guild Hall (photo by Michael Ellison)

I got a bit ahead of myself, admits Hawkins

Barry Hawkins admitted to an overriding sense of relief after he survived a late comeback from Ryan Day, winning 10-7 to claim the World Grand Prix crown at Preston Guild Hall.

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Barry Hawkins at Preston Guild Hall (photo by Michael Ellison)

Hawkins sees off Day to win Grand Prix

Barry Hawkins survived a stirring fightback from Ryan Day to win the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix on Sunday night.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan at the Guild Hall (photo: Michael Ellison)

Ronnie is rocked by Robbo

Ronnie O’Sullivan crashed to a 4-1 defeat to Neil Robertson in the second round of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in at Preston Guild Hall.

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Mark Selby in action on Wednesday (photo: Michael Ellison)

World No.1 Selby suffers shock Guild Hall exit

There were two notable casualties in the first round of the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix in Preston yesterday - Mark Selby and Anthony Hamilton.

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Ronnie O'Sullivan to cut back on interviews after latest controversy

Ronnie O'Sullivan insists he will no longer give in-depth interviews after the latest controversy regarding his comments to the media.
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Ronnie OSullivan in action at Prestons Guild Hall (Photo: Michael Ellison)

Murphy and O’Sullivan cruise into second round

Shaun Murphy defeated Michael Holt 4-1 at the Guild Hall in Preston yesterday in an impressive start of the defence of his Ladbrokes World Grand Prix.

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Judd Trump at Preston Guild Hall (photo: Michael Ellison)

Trump fights back to beat Ford

Judd Trump fired a break of 145 as he came from behind to book his place in the second round of the World Grand Prix at Preston Guild Hall on Monday night.

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Trump keen for victory at Guild Hall

Judd Trump feels he’s been the World Snooker Tour’s most consistent player in 2016/17, but he’s looking to add further silverware to his collection in the second half of the season, starting at next month’s Ladbrokes World Grand Prix.

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Shaun Murphy

Murphy so excited to play at ‘iconic’ Guild Hall

Snooker ace Shaun Murphy will be defending his Ladbrokes World Grand Prix title when the tournament comes to the Guild Hall next month – and he’s thrilled to be coming back to one of the sport’s greatest venues.

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Reigning champion Shaun Murphy

Guild Hall to host World Grand Prix

Snooker’s top stars will be at the Guild Hall in Preston next month as the iconic venue hosts the Ladbrokes World Grand Prix for the first time.

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Preston ace Ian Burns

Burns to face ace Williams

IAN Burns looked in trouble during his first-round match at the English Open but after battling through, the man himself insists he was not worried.

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Eight tables were in use at Preston Guild Hall for two sets of qualifiers

Shaun at the max to reach Romania

Preston Guild Hall hosted some of snooker’s top players when it staged two rounds of qualifying matches.

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Fundraisers take part in a snooker match for Rosemere Cancer Foundation

Snooker match raises money for cancer charity

Snooker players held a charity competition to raise funds for Rosemere Cancer Foundation.
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Ronnie OSullivan will be among the stars on show in Preston this month

Snooker stars in double city date

Top snooker stars – including Ronnie O’Sullivan, Mark Selby, John Higgins, Judd Trump, Shaun Murphy and Neil Robertson – will be playing in the qualifying rounds of two world ranking events at Preston Guild Hall later this month.

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Shaun Murphy is in the top 32

Snooker back at Guild Hall

The Guild Hall in Preston will once again host the world’s top snooker stars in February when the 2017 Ladbrokes World Grand Prix takes place at the iconic venue.

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Judd Trump faces Ronnie O'Sullivan in an exhibition event at the Guild Hall, in Preston, next month

Big Interview: Snooker star Judd Trump

Judd Trump does not believe that he has missed his ‘cue’ in life.

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Snooker coach Roger Leighton with some of his students in China

Snooker coach Roger has China in his hands

A Preston-born former snooker ace has become one of the sport’s top coaches after forging a career in the Far East.

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Ronnie OSullivan and Dennis Taylor (right) were at Prestons Guild Hall in October last year

Stars set for Guild Hall

Snooker’s leading players will be back at Preston’s iconic Guild Hall later this month for the qualifying rounds of 
major professional tournaments.

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Mark Selby celebrates with the trophy after beating Ding Junhui at the Crucble Theatre

Double celebration for Selby

Mark Selby missed out on the Vardy party but was the star guest at celebrations in his honour in Sheffield after landing a second World Championship title.

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