Norwich ace beaten by snooker superstar Ronnie O’Sullivan

George Pragnell. Photo: Bill Smith

George Pragnell. Photo: Bill Smith - Credit: Bill Smith - Archant

Ronnie O'Sullivan closed on a record when he scored three century breaks against Norwich snooker player George Pragnell during qualification for the German Masters.

Pragnell took the first frame against the five-time world champion on Thursday but eventually lost 5-2.

O'Sullivan's consecutive breaks of 117, 106 and 104 brought his career tally of tons to 773, two short of Stephen Hendry's 775 record.

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