Rileys hosts Jimmy White

THE snooker legend dubbed the Whirlwind and the People s Champion was at Rileys in Stevenage last Thursday night. Jimmy White was there to play snooker and nine-ball pool and sign merchandise for club members and guests. There was a special thrill for Ril

THE snooker legend dubbed the Whirlwind and the People's Champion was at Rileys in Stevenage last Thursday night.

Jimmy White was there to play snooker and nine-ball pool and sign merchandise for club members and guests.

There was a special thrill for Rileys club member Ainsley Bilton who managed to beat the ace after being given a points advantage.

Comet competition winners Pamela Austen and Colin Gray also got to meet their hero and received a signed cue from Jimmy.

n The Rileys club is hosting a snooker pro-am tournament this Saturday.

The entry fee is £25 and there is likely to be a prize fund of around £1,000 depending on the number of entries.

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