Steve Davis vs Dennis Taylor, The World Championship Rematch
On Tuesday 6th February 2018, the Club hosted two former
world snooker champions Steve Davis and Dennis Taylor, as they
re-created their famous 1985 World Final on a purpose-built table
by Keith Davis in the Roehampton Room. The event was a sell out,
attracting more than 130 Members and guests as Steve and Dennis
filled the evening with fantastic trick shots, brilliant snooker
and lots of jokes and stories.
Andy Nowell, Roehampton Club Snooker Chairman, was a
brilliant guest referee and Club Member and Comedian Alistair
McGowan provided hilarious commentary through all the voices in his
Two guests from RAC and Royal Mid-Surrey Clubs were drawn
out of the hat to play a frame against the two legends and they all
commented how well our Club had staged the event. Here's what you
had to say:
'Great opportunity to see some of my sporting heroes!'
'Steve and Dennis were both excellent and Alistair McGowan
was a great addition.'
'Watching Steve make breaks over 50 in a few minutes shows
how good he used to be.'
'Dennis was so funny and what a great evening the two
legends gave us.'
'Well organised and choreographed evening. Good curry too.
Photo credit: Iain Tong
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