Friday 20 September 2019

Snooker legend Jimmy White to take on Goggins

Snooker legend Jimmy White.
Snooker legend Jimmy White.

By Esther Hayden

Snooker legend Jimmy White will be in Wexford in January.

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 is sure to attract a large crowd as it has been ten years since he was last in Wexford. In addition to the nine frames he will play against Rodney Jimmy will also showcase some trick shots as will a number of local players.

Promoter Frank Sinnott said that tickets for the match which takes place in the Riverbank House Hotel on January 12 are only €15. VIP tickets which entitles the holder to front row seat at the match, a meet and greet with Jimmy White and refreshments are €30.

The event is sponsored by Wexford People and Hore's Stores. Tickets can be bought at Hore's Stores and the Riverbank.

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