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Snooker loopy brothers go potty for world record attempt at St Michael’s Snooker Club

Brothers Anthony & Nathan Hebblethwaite are to attempt the world record for the longest snooker match (singles) which stands at three days. At the St Michael's Snooker Club, Wakefield. Pictured with world snooker coach Lionel Payne & junior members of the club.

Brothers Anthony & Nathan Hebblethwaite are to attempt the world record for the longest snooker match (singles) which stands at three days. At the St Michael's Snooker Club, Wakefield. Pictured with world snooker coach Lionel Payne & junior members of the club.

Brothers Anthony and Nathan Hebblethwaite are cueing up for a place in the Guinness Book of World Records.

The duo will try to break the record for the longest singles marathon snooker match, which stands at three days.

Anthony, 25, and Nathan, 22, aim to play for 76 hours at St Michael’s Snooker Club, on Alverthorpe Road, from June 13 to 16. Anthony, of South Parade, Ossett, has a highest break of 141 and is a former pupil of 1986 World Snooker champion Joe Johnson. Nathan, 22, has a break of more than 70. They also need people to witnesses their record bid.

The event, which includes free snooker for children aged eight to 16 on the Saturday, will also highlight the work of The Paul Hunter Foundation, named after the late Masters’ champion. Contact www.facebook.com/antz.hebb

PICTURED: Anthony & Nathan Hebblethwaite with world snooker coach Lionel Payne and junior members of the club. w236b318

 

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