1979 Irish Masters

Status: Professional Invitational
Season: 1978-1979
Dates: February 1st 1979 - February 3rd 1979
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: Ireland Goffs, Kill, Ireland
Sponsor: Benson and Hedges
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount - 2 1 - - - 3
Frame rate - 10 20 - - - 6.67
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
4 0 4
Matches: 3
Frames: 20
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 0 0
Prize fund: GBP 4,800
Points scored: 2,247
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Wales Doug Mountjoy 6 (11) 5 Wales Ray Reardon
Scores: 37-77(66); 28-86; 10-68; 106-5; 69-48; 70-53; 53-66; 43-65; 66-36; 82-38; 53-34
50+ Breaks:
Mountjoy:

Reardon:
66
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 3-5, 4-5, 5-5, 6-5
Mountjoy Reardon Total
Points scored: 617 576 1193
Avg. points/frame: 56.09 52.36 108.45
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - - - - - - 0
Reardon - 1 - - - - 1
Semi-final Wales Doug Mountjoy 3 (5) 1 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 81-65; 31-78(64); 101(72)-15; 73-26
50+ Breaks:
Mountjoy:
72
Higgins:
64
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1
Mountjoy Higgins Total
Points scored: 286 184 470
Avg. points/frame: 71.5 46 117.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Mountjoy - - 1 - - - 1
Higgins - 1 - - - - 1
Semi-final Wales Ray Reardon 3 (5) 2 England John Spencer
Scores: 75-46; 11-78; 58-79; 78-46; 81-32
50+ Breaks:
Reardon:

Spencer:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2
Reardon Spencer Total
Points scored: 303 281 584
Avg. points/frame: 60.6 56.2 116.8
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Reardon - - - - - - 0
Spencer - - - - - - 0