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vote for UP TO FIVE of your favourite Crucible moments.

1978 - 65 year old Fred Davis reaching the semi finals and his brother Joe sadly taken ill
0
No votes
1979 - Qualifier Terry Griffiths winning the tournament at the first attempt
1
1%
1980 - Coverage of the final being interrupted by live news feed of the Iranian embassy seige
0
No votes
1981 - Hearn embraces Davis after his 1st world title
0
No votes
1982 - Davis becomes another Crucible curse victim after a 10-1 mauling from Tony Knowles
3
3%
1982 - Alex Higgins 69 break v Jimmy in the semi final
13
14%
1982 - Alex Higgins emotional celebrations with family after winning title
6
7%
1983 - Cliff Thorburn makes the first Crucible 147
5
6%
1985 - Dennis Taylor beats Steve Davis in the black ball final
14
16%
1990 - Alex Higgins controversial post match press conference
1
1%
1992 - Hendry winning 10 frames in a row to overhaul an 8-14 deficeit to White
2
2%
1994 - Hendry v White final and deciding frame drama
6
7%
1995 - White v Peter Francisco betting storm
0
No votes
1996 - Robidoux v O'Sullivan left handed controversy
1
1%
1997 - Ronnie O'Sullivans 5min 20secs 147 break
10
11%
1999 - Hendry clinching his 7th title
7
8%
2002 - Ebdon beats Hendry in a deciding frame final
4
4%
2004 - Andy Hicks and Quinten Hann nearly coming to blows at the end of their match
2
2%
2008 - Ronnie O'Sullivans demolition job on Hendry in the semis
8
9%
2010 - Steve Davis rolling back the years with his win over John Higgins
7
8%
 
Total votes : 90

YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Witz78

In the 35 years the tournament has been held at the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield, there have been many legendary, controversial, iconic and memorable moments.

Vote for UP TO FIVE of your favourites from the poll options above.

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Witz78

nice_shoes_ken wrote:Why isn't Ali Carter's 147 on your list Witz, you should be ashamed :john: ;-)


147s arent memorable anymore

especially ones made by a robotic Highland Spring snooker clone known as El Crapitano :zzz:

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby nice_shoes_ken

Witz78 wrote:147s arent memorable anymore

especially ones made by a robotic Highland Spring snooker clone known as El Crapitano :zzz:


<laugh>
What about when Nick Clegg addressed the crowd in 2010, that deserves to be listed :john:

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Witz78

nice_shoes_ken wrote:
Witz78 wrote:147s arent memorable anymore

especially ones made by a robotic Highland Spring snooker clone known as El Crapitano :zzz:


<laugh>
What about when Nick Clegg addressed the crowd in 2010, that deserves to be listed :john:


if itd been Nick Griffin :bowdown: then yeh itd been worthy of inclusion

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby simplysnooker

nice_shoes_ken wrote:Why isn't Ali Carter's 147 on your list Witz, you should be ashamed :john: ;-)


And Rory McLeod's first Crucible win against Ricky Walden? Surely a favourite moment for everyone?

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Casey

I think you have to add Davis beating Higgins in 2010 and Higgins winning his 4th title after his year of hell.

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Postby Witz78

Casey wrote:I think you have to add Davis beating Higgins in 2010 and Higgins winning his 4th title after his year of hell.


Davis beating Higgins in 2010 is on the list <doh>

Higgins should have been abnned for 8 years like Hann was, therefore nothing he does at the Crucible until 2019 counts <ok>

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby jojo

best moment is davis beating higgins davis was in his fifties and held it together in a 25 frame match over three sessions against the defending champion

that was sweet

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Witz78

jojo wrote:best moment is davis beating higgins davis was in his fifties and held it together in a 25 frame match over three sessions against the defending champion

that was sweet


according to Wild though, Davis played rubbish <doh>

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Wildey

Witz78 wrote:
jojo wrote:best moment is davis beating higgins davis was in his fifties and held it together in a 25 frame match over three sessions against the defending champion

that was sweet


according to Wild though, Davis played rubbish <doh>

yup absalute horse rubbish bullocks how the hell did he beat higgins is anyones guess..

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby vodkadiet

My favourite moment was during the 2002 2nd match between Jimmy White and Matthew Stevens. White was trailing 5-2, and in play during the final frame of the first session. White had been missing lots of chances, infact had already missed 2 easy scoring opportunities in this final frame of this session. He was in and round the black spot again, midway through the frame, and then missed another very easy black. As the black came back towards Jimmy, he thrashed the cueball at it, knocking it off the table, and promptly shook a bemused Stevens's hand.

It was a moment of sheer anger from the usually disciplined White. The anger of all those losses over the years had finally got to him, and the despair was there for all to see.

Stevens won the match 13-3.

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby GJ

vodkadiet wrote:My favourite moment was during the 2002 2nd match between Jimmy White and Matthew Stevens. White was trailing 5-2, and in play during the final frame of the first session. White had been missing lots of chances, infact had already missed 2 easy scoring opportunities in this final frame of this session. He was in and round the black spot again, midway through the frame, and then missed another very easy black. As the black came back towards Jimmy, he thrashed the cueball at it, knocking it off the table, and promptly shook a bemused Stevens's hand.

It was a moment of sheer anger from the usually disciplined White. The anger of all those losses over the years had finally got to him, and the despair was there for all to see.

Stevens won the match 13-3.



rofl <laugh>

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby JIMO96

vodkadiet wrote:My favourite moment was during the 2002 2nd match between Jimmy White and Matthew Stevens. White was trailing 5-2, and in play during the final frame of the first session. White had been missing lots of chances, infact had already missed 2 easy scoring opportunities in this final frame of this session. He was in and round the black spot again, midway through the frame, and then missed another very easy black. As the black came back towards Jimmy, he thrashed the cueball at it, knocking it off the table, and promptly shook a bemused Stevens's hand.

It was a moment of sheer anger from the usually disciplined White. The anger of all those losses over the years had finally got to him, and the despair was there for all to see.

Stevens won the match 13-3.


Patsy Fagan smashing the cue ball back up the table towards the baulk colours, as a confused David Taylor and referee looked on. :clap: :clap:

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby vodkadiet

JIMO96 wrote:
vodkadiet wrote:My favourite moment was during the 2002 2nd match between Jimmy White and Matthew Stevens. White was trailing 5-2, and in play during the final frame of the first session. White had been missing lots of chances, infact had already missed 2 easy scoring opportunities in this final frame of this session. He was in and round the black spot again, midway through the frame, and then missed another very easy black. As the black came back towards Jimmy, he thrashed the cueball at it, knocking it off the table, and promptly shook a bemused Stevens's hand.

It was a moment of sheer anger from the usually disciplined White. The anger of all those losses over the years had finally got to him, and the despair was there for all to see.

Stevens won the match 13-3.


Patsy Fagan smashing the cue ball back up the table towards the baulk colours, as a confused David Taylor and referee looked on. :clap: :clap:


Fagan did something similar during his UK win in the 70s I believe.

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Witz78

JIMO96 wrote:
vodkadiet wrote:My favourite moment was during the 2002 2nd match between Jimmy White and Matthew Stevens. White was trailing 5-2, and in play during the final frame of the first session. White had been missing lots of chances, infact had already missed 2 easy scoring opportunities in this final frame of this session. He was in and round the black spot again, midway through the frame, and then missed another very easy black. As the black came back towards Jimmy, he thrashed the cueball at it, knocking it off the table, and promptly shook a bemused Stevens's hand.

It was a moment of sheer anger from the usually disciplined White. The anger of all those losses over the years had finally got to him, and the despair was there for all to see.

Stevens won the match 13-3.


Patsy Fagan smashing the cue ball back up the table towards the baulk colours, as a confused David Taylor and referee looked on. :clap: :clap:


that was in the 82 WC i believe and amazingly it wasnt taken as a concession of the frame and Fagan actually went on to win that frame. Totally bizzare incident and reactions

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby vodkadiet

Witz78 wrote:
JIMO96 wrote:
vodkadiet wrote:My favourite moment was during the 2002 2nd match between Jimmy White and Matthew Stevens. White was trailing 5-2, and in play during the final frame of the first session. White had been missing lots of chances, infact had already missed 2 easy scoring opportunities in this final frame of this session. He was in and round the black spot again, midway through the frame, and then missed another very easy black. As the black came back towards Jimmy, he thrashed the cueball at it, knocking it off the table, and promptly shook a bemused Stevens's hand.

It was a moment of sheer anger from the usually disciplined White. The anger of all those losses over the years had finally got to him, and the despair was there for all to see.

Stevens won the match 13-3.


Patsy Fagan smashing the cue ball back up the table towards the baulk colours, as a confused David Taylor and referee looked on. :clap: :clap:


that was in the 82 WC i believe and amazingly it wasnt taken as a concession of the frame and Fagan actually went on to win that frame. Totally bizzare incident and reactions


Those were the days. Pints of lager, shots of vodka, fags, daytime dress, TK eyeing up the form in the crowd.

Miss those days.

:irk:

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby vodkadiet

Regarding 1980; Shouldn't it be:

Coverage of the Iranian Embassy siege interrupted by coverage of the World Snooker Final?

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby vodkadiet

Witz78 wrote:yeh your right there vodkadiet

political correctness has ruined everything


Enjoyment of that siege was ruined by watching Thorburn boring Alex to death just so he could claim to be the first overseas World Champ!

:irk:

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Witz78

vodkadiet wrote:
Witz78 wrote:yeh your right there vodkadiet

political correctness has ruined everything


Enjoyment of that siege was ruined by watching Thorburn boring Alex to death just so he could claim to be the first overseas World Champ!

:irk:


30 years later another foreigner would bore his way to "glory" :zzz:

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby vodkadiet

Witz78 wrote:
vodkadiet wrote:
Witz78 wrote:yeh your right there vodkadiet

political correctness has ruined everything


Enjoyment of that siege was ruined by watching Thorburn boring Alex to death just so he could claim to be the first overseas World Champ!

:irk:


30 years later another foreigner would bore his way to "glory" :zzz:


I bet you were praying for another siege during the final session of that 2010 final?

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Skullman

simplysnooker wrote:Rory McLeod's First World Title 2012


Personally I think his eighth will be the most memorable.

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Witz78

simplysnooker wrote:Rory McLeod's First World Title 2012


if Rory plays 5 matches in the World Championship it will be 2013 before he wins the 2012 WC :zzz:

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby GJ

Snooker Overdrive wrote:Favourite moment:

Rory McLeod boring Higgins nearly to death in last years WC.



:baby:

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby vodkadiet

Mark Selby vs Rory will be a feast of attacking, quickfire snooker if they meet in the 1st round at The Crucible.

How many frames in the opening session?

Re: YOUR FAVOURITE CRUCIBLE MOMENTS

Postby Witz78

vodkadiet wrote:Mark Selby vs Rory will be a feast of attacking, quickfire snooker if they meet in the 1st round at The Crucible.

How many frames in the opening session?


Never mind frames, how many shots more like <laugh>