On This Day - October 9 2006: Paul Hunter died at the age of 27 after a battle with cancer

Leeds born Paul Hunter left school at 14 to concentrate on snooker, and came to national prominence when he beat Fergal O'Brien 10-9 in the 2001 Benson and Hedges Masters final, the first of his three titles
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