Ronnie beats Stephen Hendry by 6-2 in Belfast Waterfront

It was full house tonight in Belfast Waterfront for the Snooker Legends, with 2000 people in the audience.

Ronnie got a great reception, you can watch it here:

Here is how the match unfolded (source Jason Francis on twitter):

  • Tough start for both players, table lightening. Ronnie takes it 1-0
  • Stephen made 63, Ronnie clears with 71! 2-0
  • Ronnie 14 red 14 blacks!!! 112 break 3-0
  • Another maxi attempt fails at 88 but it’s 4-0 Ronnie
  • 4-2 now as Stephen wins another one
  • Tight 7th frame but Ronnie wins it 5-2
  • Ronnie wins 6-2 tonight
  • Michaela Tabb posted this picture on twitter:

    Biggest crowd at a snooker event for years in the UK! Selfie time 😉

    And she provided some unexpected entertainment as well …

    In all my career, I chose tonight to chalk up a first – falling down the stairs in front of 2000 people! #embarrassing

    And this is the final word from Jason Francis:

    1800 in but @ronnieo147 @SHendry775 @MichaelaTabb @dennistaylor147 sat and met EVERY ONE of them #class #fansfirst

    Mark Allen was in the crowd as well and tweeted this after the show

    Great night last night @Snookerlegends Great show with the two greatest players ever. Hard to beat a Belfast crowd too!! 1800 people! Wow!!