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r.i.p. the hurricane

  • 24-07-2010 7:22pm
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    Closed Accounts Posts: 140 ✭✭ hotspur147


    alex higgins has reportedly been found dead in his apartment today.
    R.I.P.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 28,508 ✭✭✭✭ Ghost Train


    Just saw this on skynews. RIP


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,829 ✭✭✭ Macker1


    RIP...... A true genius in his heyday and very much a great entertainer of the game. :(:(


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 1,352 daveyboy_1ie


    RIP.........a true legend of the game


  • Registered Users Posts: 35 pholland


    was a master in his day.. always scared the opposition....r.i.p.


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,105 ✭✭✭ rednik


    RIP. The man was just an enigma.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,535 ✭✭✭ flutered


    thanks for the memories alex


  • Registered Users Posts: 6,508 ✭✭✭ jaykay74


    great memories watching him as a kid. loved snooker at the time. don't watch it these days.


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,627 ✭✭✭ paconnors


    RIP Huricane Higgins


  • Registered Users Posts: 10,542 ✭✭✭✭ okidoki987


    Snooker genius.
    Was the idol of many and start of players like Jimmy White & Ronnie O'S.
    Will be missed by thousands.


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,490 ✭✭✭ hynesie08


    There's an old expression that says "I wouldn't wish death on them" but constantly reading about his battle with his demons in the papers i can say that i wouldn't wish the last years of his life on anyone. hopefully in the afterlife he can find the peace he never found in this one.

    R.I.P hurricane


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  • Registered Users Posts: 2,256 FlawedGenius


    Ruined himself. RIP.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 2,487 aDeener


    Ruined himself. RIP.

    your username sums the hurricane up. rip, legend


  • Registered Users Posts: 18,070 ✭✭✭✭ fryup


    only 61 i taught he was older

    a one off he'll be missed RIP


  • Registered Users Posts: 126 ✭✭ crow_eat_crow


    He was the most entertaining player ever. You just never knew what he'd do next. Some of his shots... RIP Alex


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,063 ✭✭✭ JohnC.


    RIP. One of the great sporting figures of my childhood.


  • Registered Users Posts: 11,907 ✭✭✭✭ Kristopherus


    RIP Hurricane. A legend in every sense of the word.


  • Registered Users Posts: 717 ✭✭✭ Arthurdaly


    A short but eventful life RIP Alex Higgins. You inspired many, well done and you will be remembered!!!


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,015 rccaulfield


    Condolences to family and friends!


  • Registered Users Posts: 2,256 FlawedGenius


    Arthurdaly wrote: »
    A short but eventful life RIP Alex Higgins. You inspired many, well done and you will be remembered!!!
    Short career anyway. Tbh hes been in pain years.


  • Registered Users Posts: 44,330 ✭✭✭✭ Mr.Nice Guy


    A sad day for the sport. Tragic how his life turned out in the end. RIP Alex.

    💙

    💛



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  • Registered Users Posts: 948 THEIRISHMOB


    A legend
    A genius
    An Irish man
    A father
    An inspiration

    Alex Higgins ....always loved and remembered
    Hope they have snooker tables in Heaven…..I'll look forward to a frame together.

    Ian


  • Registered Users Posts: 5,045 ✭✭✭ Vince135792003


    When Higgins was at his peak, it seems that those running snooker were terrified of him and maybe rightly so. They were glad to see the back of him.

    Today, Barry Hearn would love a Alex Higgins. Higgins epitomises what snooker needs today.

    He was talented, arrogant, vulnerable, charismatic and unpredictable who connected with the general public positively and negatively.

    He was a star.


    Rest in peace Alex.


  • Registered Users Posts: 18,070 ✭✭✭✭ fryup


    lets remember the good times.......



  • Registered Users Posts: 717 ✭✭✭ Arthurdaly


    fryup wrote: »
    lets remember the good times.......


    **** me, absolute class!!


  • Registered Users Posts: 7,667 ✭✭✭ patrickc


    alex was a legend his book was great too. Youll be missed R.I.P


  • Registered Users Posts: 1,991 ✭✭✭ 10green bottles


    The man who made snooker has passed.

    RIP Alex and sympathy to the family.
    The memories you leave will live on forever.


  • Closed Accounts Posts: 4,791 JJJJNR


    RIP a legend of the game, used to love watching him play.


  • Registered Users Posts: 3,682 ✭✭✭ Scotty #


    His reaction to winning the 1982 World Championship is one of my favourite sporting moments. It's quiet sad how is life turned out but I'm glad to see his suffering is finally over. According to Jimmy Whites biography, he once saw Alex get back to back 147's in an exhibition match they were playing years ago.

    A true legend of Snooker and Sport!

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  • Registered Users Posts: 6,231 ✭✭✭ bassy


    i got hes autograph at goffs back in the early 90,s and yep he was well sloshed.the man made snooker,R.I.P hurricane.


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  • Registered Users Posts: 7,239 KittyeeTrix


    I'm not a huge snooker fan but Higgins was a legend and will be missed!!

    RIP


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