Ronnie O'Sullivan

Discussion in 'CycleChat Cafe' started by Melvil, 29 Apr 2008.

  1. Melvil

    Melvil Standard nerd

    Many people are saying he's the best that ever picked up a snooker cue. Are they right?
  2. Renard

    Renard Guest

    The best what? :biggrin:
  3. OP

    Melvil Standard nerd

    Naw. I think other people have won more than him but he's regarded by some to be the most natural talented.
  4. ChrisKH

    ChrisKH Veteran

    [Cockney accent] Is 'is old man still doing stir?[Cockney accent]
  5. Smokin Joe

    Smokin Joe Legendary Member

    He is the most naturally talented, but he is not the most consistant. That one goes to Stephen Hendry in the modern game, and Joe davis in the far less competitive earlier times.
  6. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    >Ronnie O'Sullivan

    I cycle just like he plays snooker ! :biggrin:
  7. yenrod

    yenrod Guest

    On a seperate note though, Alex Higgins - what a character !
  8. Smokin Joe

    Smokin Joe Legendary Member

    Higgins was the best player to watch at the table, much faster than either O'sullivan or White and he pulled off the most unconventional shots. Somewhere in the ITV archives there is a shot of him potting a black that you would have to see to believe during a single frame TV tournament.
  9. Disgruntled Goat

    Disgruntled Goat New Member

    Steve 'Interesting' Davis surely?
  10. Rob S

    Rob S New Member

    Steven Hendry is the best player to pick up a cue but Ronnie is probably the most watchable now that Jimmy White is well past his prime.
  11. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

  12. marinyork

    marinyork Resting in suspended Animation

    He's the best I've seen play although I haven't seen Joe Davis, Pullman etc. I don't think he's the most psychologically stable snooker player though, infact a fair way below average which lets everyone else in with a chance.

    Other players like Hendry are obviously great but I think if Hendry had started out much later he'd have only won about 3 or 4 titles instead of 7 - still classes as a great. I also think that John Higgins, O'Sullivan and Williams would have won 1 or 2 more each had they started out earlier.
  13. Noodley

    Noodley Guest

    Fortunately I don't. It would be 5 minutes 20 seconds too long for me :angry:
  14. Dayvo

    Dayvo Just passin' through

    You'll be telling me that you don't like golf, next! :sad:
  15. Keith Oates

    Keith Oates Janner

    Penarth, Wales
    Steve Davis must be the best one, he was on top for a good number of years!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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