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The Fastest 147 - Ronnie 'The Rocket' O'Sullivan

This was a routine game a the start of snooker's most gruelling tournament. Ronnie O'Sullivan had made a maximum break when a junior and an amateur but this was in the cauldron of The Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. Playing the seasoned pro Mick Price, 'The Rocket' complained to his opponent that he was feeling tired. Then taking to the table, he made the most remarkable break in snooker's history. This is the extraordinary story of the fastest maximum break in snooker. And the small matter of the distinctive stance of Match Referee Len Ganley.

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The Fastest 147 Break in Snooker History