Local players hoping for big break as they face off against White
Published 14/01/2017 | 00:00
Legendary snooker player Jimmy White will face off against a number of local snooker players when he comes to Wexford this Thursday evening.
Jimmy, the greatest snooker player never to win a world championship having been beaten in the final five times. will play a display match against Wexford player Rodney Goggins.
Rodney who was the Under 21 World Champion is a local legend and is highly regarded in snooker circles for his skill.
The two will battle it out in nine frames.
Jimmy will also play four other frames, each against a player from Wexford - 11-year-old Alex Currid from Wexford town, Shane Bates from Brendan Corish Gardens, Adrian Morrissey from Adamstown and Robbie Mulhall from Gorey.
There are a limited amount of €30 VIP tickets left for the event which is sponsored by the Wexford People and Hore's Stores while there are also some regular tickets available costing €15.
The showcase match will take place in the Riverbank House Hotel at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from Hore's Stores or the Riverbank House Hotel.