Snooker Commentators are the guys we listen to when watching snooker on TV, or more recently even as spectators at the events with the new ear pieces they have now. This is just a quick
guide to who the snooker commentators are and their professional background.
Born in Northern Ireland, living in Wales currently. Former world champion best known for defeating Steve Davis on a black ball finish at the world snooker championships.
From Lancashire England, former professional snooker player. Won the UK championship in 1979 and co-hosted pot black in the late 80’s and early 90’s. Best known for his commentary lines such as “where’s the cueball going!!”
From Leicester England, former professional snooker player. Got to the final of the UK championship in 1985 but lost to Steve Davis. He joined the snooker commentators on BBC in the early 90’s.
Former seven time world champion along with many more ranking titles. Retired from snooker in 2012 and has been commentating on varies channels since.
1991 world snooker champion along with other ranking titles. Since retiring, he has been a promonant figure in snooker commentators and other TV shows such as A Question Of Sport.
Six time world champion. Retired from professional snooker on 2016. Has been a snooker commentator for the BBC for over 10 years.
The “darling of Dublin”, best known for winning the 1997 world championship and raching the final the following year. Also known for missing the final black to get a 147. Still plays professional snooker and also a snooker commentators for the BBC.
From Bradford and best known for winning the 1986 world championship as a qualifier. Regularly commentates for Eurosport in recent years.
From London England. Best known for never winning the world championships despite being in the final six times. Has won multiple titles. Still plays professionally. Occasionally being a snooker commentators for Eurosport.
Still a domininant force in snooker from London. Likes to commentate on EuroSport along with making his own show with them called “the Ronnie O’Sullivan show”.
Former No.3 world snooker player. Has been at the business end of tournaments on many occasions. He is now a snooker commentators for Eurosport, ITV and has worked with BBC in the past.
Former Masters finalist in the early 90’s. Has been a snooker commentator for SkySports and EuroSport for many years.
Snooker journalist and commentator for well over a decade. Works with various TV channels including ITV snooker.
Current professional snooker player best known in recent times for reaching the semi finals of the 2016 world snooker championships. Has been commentating on ITV for their various snooker events for the past few years.
A Welsh veteran snooker commentator best known for his days in the BBC. Currently commentating for ITV and runs a magazine called SnookerScene.