Mark Selby fended off a charge from Ronnie O'Sullivan to land his second Betway UK Championship title and shred any remaining doubts about his credibility as snooker's world number one.
Ronnie O'Sullivan accepts Mark Selby is setting a staggeringly high standard in snooker after the world number one added the UK Championship title to his Crucible crown.
MARK SELBY fought off a brave fightback from Ronnie O'Sullivan tonight to win the Betway UK Snooker Championship final 10-7 at York Barbican.
THE show is over and the snooker circus is leaving town. Until next year, of course.
THE York Minster Engineering League premier division title race was blown wide open as Dunnington rained on Huntington Rovers' parade with a 2-1 victory at Common Road.
A TREMENDOUS second-half performance was not quite enough as a late sucker punch saw Selby lose 22-18 to Old Brodleians.
World number one Mark Selby will have the imposing figure of Ronnie O'Sullivan blocking his path to Betway UK Championship glory on Sunday as both men chase landmark victories.
WORLD champion Mark Selby has joined the call for change at the Betway UK Championship but thinks York's Barbican Centre is still one of the best venues in snooker.
MARK Selby won a brutal baize battle against John Higgins in York to reach the Betway UK Championship semi-finals.
PLANS have been submitted to convert a pub in Selby town centre into a wine bar.