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    Mark Allen just snookered himself on all colours. He called the yellow, and had to cue down over the pack of reds to find an escape. He missed the yellow by a cat's.

    I did wonder - and kind of hoped for the sake of fairness - that referee Paul Collier wouldn't call a miss. He did call a

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    the first line of the Miss rule is that the player must play to the best of their ability, and I do think that the referees consider the pro players h

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    In that case it's a shame so few refs have the balls these days. Not even the mighty Mr Collier.

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    For all reasons above the miss rule doesn't really work at amateur level in clubs etc.

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    Yes,in my opinion, the miss rule is definately an unacceptable rule in snooker sport. Sooner or later this rule will be changed or abolished.

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