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“…don’t let Metz’s propensity for the obvious and the unashamedly Hollywood deter you. Borg vs McEnroe is most certainly a terrifically entertaining film.”

Wayward Wolf. 771 more words

#OTD in 2010 – Death of Alexander 'Hurricane' Higgins.

Alex Higgins, who hit the snooker world like the hurricane which became his nickname, was to become the biggest box-office draw the game has ever known. 82 more words

Irish History

Review: Crash And Burn

Director Sean O’Cualain

Certificate 15

Starring Tommy Byrne, Eddie Jordan

Released 30 December 2016


At the end of Crash And Burn, former racing driver Tommy Byrne is sanguine.  580 more words

Film Review

BBC SPOTY: Snooker's plunge from hero to zero

Not a single snooker player made the shortlist for this year’s BBC Sports Personality of the Year contest, which takes place on Sunday.

Ronnie O’Sullivan has said the contest’s attitude towards the sport is “a complete insult”. 195 more words


The Northern Ireland Open and extra special winners

The winner of the Northern Ireland Open will have the privilege of seeing their name stand completely alone on the new tournament’s Alex Higgins Trophy. … 202 more words