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#Jimmy White

# jimmy-white - Wednesday 1 February, 2017

Snooker legend Jimmy White 'loses everything' in flat fire

The six-time World Championship runner-up’s cue was in his car.

# jimmy-white - Sunday 17 April, 2016

Sex, drugs and...more drugs: 7 players who prove snooker is a bad-ass sport

Jimmy White’s recent revelations have caused a stir but the sport has seen its fair share of bad-boys.

# jimmy-white - Wednesday 15 April, 2015

It's been a bad day for Irish snooker at the World Championship Qualifiers

43-year-old Dubliner Fergal O’Brien was beaten in heartbreaking fashion this evening.

# jimmy-white - Tuesday 14 April, 2015

3 Irishmen are one step away from a place at snooker's World Championships

There was bad news for two legends of the game in round two at Ponds Forge, however.

# jimmy-white - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Andy Lee defending the world title in Thomond Park? It's comments of the week

Also, swapping Balotelli for Heskey and celebrating the Irish sports people of the year.

# jimmy-white - Friday 26 December, 2014

Jimmy White on snooker, the Devil's d**k and stealing his dead brother from a funeral home

The snooker legend chats to about his eventful time in the spotlight.

# jimmy-white - Sunday 9 November, 2014

Wrestlers you won't believe existed and the link between Springsteen and baseball; the week’s best sportswriting

Also featuring an in-depth interview with snooker legend Jimmy White.

# jimmy-white - Tuesday 4 November, 2014

'Jimmy has always been a wild boy in the the mold of Alex Higgins' - Ken Doherty

Stories about White’s drug abuse were revealed on Monday.

# jimmy-white - Monday 3 November, 2014

We'll Leave it There So: Jimmy White's crack addiction, pay for play in GAA and all today’s sport

Also, Zach Tuohy to be flown home and Roddy Collins is unimpressed by the FAI Cup final.

Jimmy White: I smoked crack at Irish Masters, drugs cost me 10 world titles

The six-time world championship finalist opens up in his new book.

# jimmy-white - Sunday 4 May, 2014

Memory lane: The top 5 Crucible moments

Ahead of today’s final, we open the Sheffield archive and look at some of the tournament’s best memories

# jimmy-white - Wednesday 27 March, 2013

Is the world of snooker ready for 'Jimmy's Winning Matches'?

The soundtrack to the 2012 GAA season is set for a makeover.

# jimmy-white - Friday 22 February, 2013

Ronnie O'Sullivan set to reveal his future next week

Ken Doherty has said he would welcome the return of the snooker legend.

# jimmy-white - Sunday 15 April, 2012

Ken Doherty heading for the Crucible after thrilling win over Hamilton

The Ranelagh man has qualified for the World Championships, which begin next Saturday.

# jimmy-white - Friday 17 June, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: the best of the nearly men Underachievers This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: the best of the nearly men

Waterford are back in the Munster Hurling Final again, which for some reason got us thinking about seven of the best teams and individuals to never win their respective “big one.”

# jimmy-white - Friday 29 April, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: Magic moments at The Crucible Pot Luck This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Magic moments at The Crucible

Sheffield’s Crucible Theatre has seen some remarkable snooker over the years – but which moments made the cut in this week’s Magnificent Seven?

# jimmy-white - Friday 15 April, 2011

The Magnificent Seven: Meltdowns Facepalm This post contains videos

The Magnificent Seven: Meltdowns

Rory McIlroy and Kevin Na are in good company, as this week’s Magnificent Seven reveals.

# jimmy-white - Monday 2 August, 2010

THOUSANDS of mourners have turned out at the funeral of snooker legend Alex White.

Good friend and fellow snooker legend Jimmy White led mourners from Higgins’ Belfast home this morning, to St. Anne’s Church of Ireland Cathedral. White, who was in tears, was flanked by snooker greats Stephen Hendry, Joe Swail and Ken Doherty.

The funeral procession was led by a horse drawn carriage as family and friends of the 61-year-old followed in procession.

A fresh mural to the two-times world champion featured on the wall opposite the scene of his lonely death.

Hundreds of mourners lined the streets, to greet and pay their final respects to Alex ‘Hurricane’ Higgins.

The 61-year-old died last month after a long battle with throat cancer.

The funeral service is to be begin at 11.30am.

A video of the procession has been posted on Twitter.