Live Snooker: UK Championship

First Semi-Final

About this programme

Ding Junhui v Stephen Maguire. Rishi Persad introduces coverage of the concluding session of the first semi-final of the ranking tournament at the Telford International Centre, where the first player to win nine frames will progress to the final. This is a clash between the respective 2005 and 2004 champions, who are both aiming to succeed last year's winner Shaun Murphy. The commentary team features Dennis Taylor, Willie Thorne, John Virgo and Ken Doherty.