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Ross Muir vows not to freeze in front of TV cameras again

Musselburgh snooker player Ross Muir insists he is working harder than ever to ensure he doesn’t buckle under the pressure of the TV cameras ahead of next week’s Scottish Open in Glasgow.

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Scott Donladson. Picture courtesy of World Snooker

Scott Donaldson looking forward to Glasgow after York exit

SCOTT DONALDSON is still full of confidence for the tournaments ahead despite crashing out of the Betway UK Snooker Championship in the second round.

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Ross Muir in action against Ding Junhui at the York Barbican

Snooker: Errors cost Ross Muir in front of TV cameras

ROSS MUIR says he has no-one to blame but himself after buckling under the pressure of the TV cameras at the Betway UK Championship yesterday.

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Ross Muir was delighted to progress against Joe Swail

Snooker: Ross Muir digs deep in the Betway UK Championship

By the end of his epic 6-5 victory at the Betway UK Championship, Ross Muir had nothing left in the tank but believes the resilience he showed in fighting back from the brink of defeat bodes well for the future.

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Ross Muir

Muir loses out as opponent’s slow play affects his focus

ROSS MUIR admits he struggled to cope with the slow play of Fergal O’Brien after crashing out of the English Open.

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Scott Donaldson is through to the second round in Manchester. Pic: World Snooker

Snooker: Scott Donaldson stands tall to see off O’Sullivan

Capital-based snooker ace Scott Donaldson was ecstatic after standing tall and coping with the pressure when overcoming Sean O’Sullivan in a topsy-turvy encounter at the English Open.

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Ross Muir did not allow his motivation or confidence to drop against Zhang Yong in Manchester

Ross Muir finds way to win after being on brink of defeat

He was just one frame away from exiting the English Open at the first hurdle, but Edinburgh’s Ross Muir insists it was then that his confidence was as high as ever.

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Scott Donaldson

Scott Donaldson fights back to face fellow Scottish star McGill

Locarno snooker club’s Scott Donaldson will face fellow Scot Anthony McGill for a place in the quarter-finals of the European Masters, being held in Bucharest, Romania.

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Scott Donaldson

Donaldson aiming for the last 16 in the European Masters

Lothian snooker star Scott Donaldson bids for a place in the last 16 of the European Masters tonight.

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Scott Donaldson

Donaldson beats former world champion Bingham in European Masters

Locarno Snooker Club’s Scott Donaldson kept up his recent good form as he produced a terrific performance to shock Stuart Bingham 4-3 in the European Masters Championship.

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Craig MacGillivray

Craig MacGillivray runner-up in Scottish National Championship

Craig MacGillivray lost 7-4 to 17-year-old Chris Totten in the final of the Scottish National Championship at the Creamery in Falkirk.

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Craig MacGillivray

MacGillivray aims to end season with National Championship

Edinburgh’s Craig MacGillivray will be hoping to end the snooker season on a high this weekend by winning the Scottish National Championship.

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Ross Muir

Ross Muir will have to play the snooker of his life to beat Ding

Musselburgh’s Ross Muir will need to be at his very best today when he plays China’s Ding Junhui as he continues his bid to qualify for the Betfred World Snooker Championship.

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Michael Leslie

Lothians snooker players bid for the Crucible

Bonnyrigg’s Michael Leslie will be hoping to end a disappointing season on a high when he commences his bid to qualify for the World Snooker Championship today.

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Craig MacGillivray shows off the East of Scotland Snooker trophy. Pic: Ian Rutherford

Snooker: Craig MacGillivray wins his first EoS title

Craig MacGillivray pocketed the East of Scotland Snooker title after a 5-3 victory against Corstorphine’s Keith Chalmers in the Bert Demarco Matchroom at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.

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Craig MacGillivray is seeking a first East of Scotland title

Snooker: MacGillivray and Chalmers ready for EoS final

Craig MacGillivray hopes to finally get his hands on the East of Scotland Snooker Championship tomorrow night in the Bert Demarco Matchroom at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.

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Craig MacGillivray is chasing a first East of Scotland title

Snooker: Craig MacGillivray into East of Scotland final

Craig MacGillivray produced a solid performance on his way to securing a place in the final of the East of Scotland Snooker Championship, defeating Ross Vallance 4-2 at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.

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Ross Vallance, pictured, beat champion Lee Mein

Snooker: Champion bows out of EoS Championship

Defending champion Lee Mein crashed out at the quarter-final stage of the East of Scotland Championship at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange, after a 3-0 defeat by Ross Vallance.

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Robert Carlisle won the East of Scotland title in 2014

Snooker: Carlisle sets up last-eight clash with Chalmers

Robert Carlisle claimed the last remaining place in the quarter-finals of the East of Scotland Championship with a 3-0 victory over clubmate Stevie Dick in the Bert Demarco Matchroom at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. 2014 winner Carlisle will next face three-times champion Keith Chalmers, who was made to battle all the way before securing a 3-2 win over Stuart Muir.

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Derek Dudgeon defeated Jim Ash 3-1. Pic: Gordon Fraser

East of Scotland Snooker Champs: Derek Dugdeon into quarters

Derek Dudgeon, runner-up in last season’s East of Scotland Snooker Championship, remained on course to go one better in this year’s event after defeating Falkirk’s Jim Ash 3-1 in the Bert Demarco Matchroom at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange.

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