Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Right on the Ball

Newspaper article The Daily Mercury (Mackay, Australia)

Right on the Ball

Article excerpt

WORLD champion eight ball player Danny Higgins wowed pub-goers at Wilkies last night with shots that have to be seen to be believed.

The reigning Australian Masters champion showcased trick shots and eight ball displays and challenged patrons, who thought they were hot stuff Co until they came up against Danny Higgins.

As well as this, he is donating some money raised at the demonstration to flood relief.

C[pounds sterling]I'm a showman; I base my act on what Eddie Charlton used to do,C[yen] Danny said.

Having mastered the game over the past 40 years, he still loves eight ball as much as he did the first time he played.

C[pounds sterling]I heard the sound of the balls clinking when I was 13 and I never looked back,C[yen] he said.

C[pounds sterling]It is not an easy game though; there is a fair bit of training involved. …

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