Local players hoping for big break as they face off against White

By Esther Hayden

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.

Wexford People

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