The Northern Ireland Open 2017 is coming …

The Northern Ireland Open is starting tomorrow and ironically, Mark Selby who features in this poster, isn’t there. I think they have now a newer version featuring Ronnie…

Selby is not the only top player giving it a miss. Ding has not entered, and Fu has withdrawn. There are also rumours, unconfirmed, that Luca Brecel could withdraw, suffering from an injury: he was having pain in his right arm during his last match in China last week.

Anyway, fitters are hard at work  in Belfast:

And here are two little videos for you… shared on social media by Eurosport UK. the message to the numpties is hilarious!