Neath snooker player beats former World Champion

Neath snooker player Michael White has beaten former World Champion Mark Williams 10 frames to 6 to reach the next round of the World Championship.

Prior to his Crucible debut, the 21-year-old - dubbed 'White Lightening' - admitted snooker legend Williams was his boyhood idol and said it was 'almost unreal' to be playing against him.

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Neath snooker star's shock win

21-year-old Neath snooker player Michael White says he is 'over the moon' to have beaten fellow Welshman, and two-time world champion, Mark Williams, in the first round of this year's World Championship.