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VSBfromH

Posted 09 November 2013 - 07:24 AM

View PostSpade_Cooley, on 21 October 2013 - 06:50 PM, said:

Jackie Rea, one of the original eight participants in Pot Black, has died aged 92. In addition to being the Irish Professional Snooker Champion 23 times in 24 years between 1947 and 1971, he was also one of the men forming an "arch of snooker cues" at Alex Higgins' wedding in 1980. Although Wikipedia says that Gareth Hunt was also one of the men in that arch, so that may be bollocks.

I think that leaves just Ray Reardon and Rex Williams still alive from the original eight Pot Black players. Th...

Spade_Cooley

Posted 21 October 2013 - 06:50 PM

Jackie Rea, one of the original eight participants in Pot Black, has died aged 92. In addition to being the Irish Professional Snooker Champion 23 times in 24 years between 1947 and 1971, he was also one of the men forming an "arch of snooker cues" at Alex Higgins' wedding in 1980. Although Wikipedia says that Gareth Hunt was also one of the men in that arch, so that may be bollocks.

Octopus of Odstock

Posted 13 September 2013 - 09:22 PM

Carter has beaten cancer - http://www.bbc.co.uk...nooker/24062455

Dr. Zorders

Posted 02 July 2013 - 04:20 AM

View Postthe_engineer, on 02 July 2013 - 02:28 AM, said:

Twice World Championship runner-up Ali Carter is being treated for testicular cancer.

Second young high profile snooker player to get cancer.


Not sure if I'd really call any snooker player "high profile" these days.

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He also looks a little like paul hunter . What are the odds?

The odds of two guys having blond hair? Not that long actually.

the_engineer

Posted 02 July 2013 - 02:28 AM

View Postthemaninblack, on 01 July 2013 - 08:01 PM, said:

Twice World Championship runner-up Ali Carter is being treated for testicular cancer.

Second young high profile snooker player to get cancer.

He also looks a little like paul hunter . What are the odds?

Thought Paul hunter had testicular cancer too but apparently not after double checking.

Dr. Zorders

Posted 02 July 2013 - 12:58 AM

View Postthemaninblack, on 01 July 2013 - 08:01 PM, said:

Twice World Championship runner-up Ali Carter is being treated for testicular cancer.

That's a kick in the balls.

Geddit?

themaninblack

Posted 01 July 2013 - 08:01 PM

Twice World Championship runner-up Ali Carter is being treated for testicular cancer.

Bibliogryphon

Posted 10 May 2013 - 02:32 PM

View PostLard Bazaar, on 03 May 2013 - 06:02 PM, said:

What the hell sort of name is Judd Trump?

Its what John Noakes and Peter Purvis had to cover for.

charon

Posted 03 May 2013 - 06:12 PM


26 at scrabble ?

Lard Bazaar

Posted 03 May 2013 - 06:02 PM

What the hell sort of name is Judd Trump?

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