Alex Higgins wins the Snooker Masters Final; 1981

Alex Higgins, professional Snooker Player from Northern Ireland, playing in the Masters Final match, against Terry Griffiths, from Wales. Views of Terry Griffiths taking his turn at the table. Griffiths misses his shot, and the cue ball ends up in a good position for Higgins. Alex Higgins then takes his turn, pots the blue ball and the crowd can be heard cheering as this is close to the end of the match. He then pots the pink ball, and wins the match. Griffiths and Higgins shake hands with each other. They both also shake hands with the Referee. GVs of Higgins seated and smoking a cigarette as people come up to congratulate him. Includes a high angle view of the audience clapping in applause. The Commentator says, "The first man to have his name twice, on the Benson and Hedges Masters Trophy, is Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins, surrounded now, by enthusiasts." Wembley Conference Centre, London, UK; 1981 (BBC Sport - Alex Higgins 1981 The Benson And Hedges Masters 10173811 - 10311306 - 01/02/1981 - AEXZ134L)
Alex Higgins, professional Snooker Player from Northern Ireland, playing in the Masters Final match, against Terry Griffiths, from Wales. Views of Terry Griffiths taking his turn at the table. Griffiths misses his shot, and the cue ball ends up in a good position for Higgins. Alex Higgins then takes his turn, pots the blue ball and the crowd can be heard cheering as this is close to the end of the match. He then pots the pink ball, and wins the match. Griffiths and Higgins shake hands with each other. They both also shake hands with the Referee. GVs of Higgins seated and smoking a cigarette as people come up to congratulate him. Includes a high angle view of the audience clapping in applause. The Commentator says, "The first man to have his name twice, on the Benson and Hedges Masters Trophy, is Alex 'Hurricane' Higgins, surrounded now, by enthusiasts." Wembley Conference Centre, London, UK; 1981 (BBC Sport - Alex Higgins 1981 The Benson And Hedges Masters 10173811 - 10311306 - 01/02/1981 - AEXZ134L)
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01 February, 1981
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