Rod Lawler

Rod Lawler (born 12 July 1971) is an English former professional snooker player. He is noted for his slow playing style, which gave rise to his nickname, "Rod the Plod".[1]

Rod Lawler
Born (1971-07-12) 12 July 1971 (age 50)
Liverpool, Lancashire, England
Sport country England
NicknameRod The Plod
Professional1990–2021
Highest ranking20 (1996/1997)
Career winnings£680,898
Highest break143:
2003 World Championship (qualifying)
Century breaks110
Best ranking finishRunner-up (1996 International Open)
Tournament wins
Minor-ranking1
Non-ranking3

Since turning professional in 1990, Lawler has reached one ranking tournament final—the 1996 International Open—where he lost 3–9 to John Higgins, and won one minor-ranking tournament – Event 3 of the 2012/2013 Players Tour Championship – where he defeated Marco Fu 4–2 in the final.

Lawler has compiled over 100 competitive century breaks during his career, including his highest, a 143, in qualifying for the 2003 World Championship.