1978 Irish Professional Championship

Status: Professional Non-Ranking
Season: 1977-1978
Dates: May 1st 1978
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: Northern Ireland Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Sponsor: Benson and Hedges
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 6 3 1 - - - 10
Frame rate 5.67 11.33 34 - - - 3.4
Note: Dates tournament was held unknown. The above dates are placeholders.
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
2 0 2
Matches: 1
Frames: 34
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 0 0
Prize fund: GBP 0
Points scored: 3,628
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 21 (41) 13 Ireland Patsy Fagan
Scores: 77-22; 58-69; 20-63; 31-80; 2-85(56); 70-41; 79-35; 55-46; 8-53; 52-70(50); 88(53)-22; 46-60; 66-67; 112(50,62)-15; 46-44; 54-38; 11-68; 89-27; 82-25; 62-45; 111(78)-6; 75-9; 30-84(69); 107(53)-24; 60-50; 64-40; 34-67; 74-37; 110(64)-23; 56-76(51); 56-39; 97-22; 13-83; 82-16
Match Progress: 1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 1-4, 2-4, 3-4, 4-4, 4-5, 4-6, 5-6, 5-7, 5-8, 6-8, 7-8, 8-8, 8-9, 9-9, 10-9, 11-9, 12-9, 13-9, 13-10, 14-10, 15-10, 16-10, 16-11, 17-11, 18-11, 18-12, 19-12, 20-12, 20-13, 21-13
Higgins Fagan Total
Points scored: 2077 1551 3628
Avg. points/frame: 61.09 45.62 106.71
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 3 2 1 - - - 6
Fagan 3 1 - - - - 4