Yorkshire news World Snooker Champs 2021 final - Murphy with slender lead over Selby PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - Sheffield's Crucible Theatre is the setting for the two-day final in front of a full crowd
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The 2021 World Snooker Championship has reached the grand final. Sheffield's Crucible Theatre is staging the showpiece event today and tomorrow in front of a capacity crowd. Shaun Murphy holds a slender lead. The Magician is 5-3 up after the first session against three-times winner Mark Selby. Murphy, hoping to add to his 2005 title, won the opening two frames before being pegged back to 2-2. They shared the next two frames before Murphy pulled clear heading into tonight's second session.
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. The winner will pocket £500,000 this year, with the runner-up awarded £200,000.
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