Press release – Thursday, 28 May 2015
We are excited to announce that on Saturday, 26 September the world’s most popular snooker player, Ronnie O’Sullivan is coming to The Baths Hall, Scunthorpe to take on the people’s champion Jimmy White in the Clugston Group Legends Challenge.
It’s The Rocket v The Whirlwind as the two snooker legends whip up a storm and go head to head. Tickets go on sale this coming Monday (1 June).
Ronnie is one of the most popular and successful snooker plays in history, having won multiple world championships, masters titles as well as UK championships.
Jimmy White has won 23 titles during his career and is a six-time world championship finalist. Last year snooker legends Steve Davis, Stephen Hendry, Dennis Taylor, Jimmy White and John Virgo took part in matches at the Doncaster Road venue.Ronnie said: “I always enjoy legends nights, it’s great to see everyone who supports me and to put on a show with Jimmy.”
Jimmy said: “There is always a buzz whenever Ronnie is in town. Last year in Scunthorpe we sold out without Ronnie, this year people better get in quick. We could sell this one three times over!”
Chief Executive of Clugston Group, Stephen Martin, said: “Clugston is delighted to demonstrate its continued commitment to our local community by sponsoring the highest profile snooker event ever to take place in the region. This match between two true legends of the game, Ronnie O’Sullivan and Jimmy White, is one not to be missed and a real coup for The Baths Hall and the people of Scunthorpe.”
Join us for what promises to be another unforgettable night of snooker legends… bringing legends back to the baize. Plus one lucky audience member will get to partner a legend in a game of doubles and win a cue!
Tickets, priced £25 / £27.50 / £40 (booking fee may apply, see website for details), go on sale at 10.30am on Monday, 1 June. Call 0844 8542776 or visit http://www.bathshall.co.uk
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