1987 Irish Masters

Status: Professional Invitational
Season: 1986-1987
Dates: March 24th 1987 - March 29th 1987
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 10 3 9 4 2 3 31
Frame rate 8.1 27 9 20.25 40.5 27 2.61
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
12 0 12
Matches: 11
Frames: 81
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 3 3
Prize fund: GBP 90,000
Points scored: 8,365
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final England Steve Davis 9 (17) 1 England Willie Thorne
Scores: 67-65; 21-65; 54-36; 76-28; 35-9; 94(58)-0; 68-27; 65-36; 72(70)-5; 91-21
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
70, 58
Thorne:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1, 8-1, 9-1
Davis Thorne Total
Points scored: 643 292 935
Avg. points/frame: 64.3 29.2 93.5
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis 1 - 1 - - - 2
Thorne - - - - - - 0
Semi-final England Steve Davis 6 (11) 2 Wales Terry Griffiths
Scores: 96(70)-4; 35-54; 22-77; 66(51)-9; 84(84)-22; 69-11; 99(97)-0; 70(82)-27
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
97, 84, 82, 70, 51
Griffiths:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Davis Griffiths Total
Points scored: 541 204 745
Avg. points/frame: 67.63 25.5 93.13
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis 1 - 1 2 1 - 5
Griffiths - - - - - - 0
Semi-final England Willie Thorne 6 (11) 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 5-118(117); 99(56)-38; 77(77)-30; 95-1; 92(54)-27; 35-88; 98-0; 76-45
50+ Breaks:
Thorne:
77, 56, 54
Taylor:
117
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Thorne Taylor Total
Points scored: 577 347 924
Avg. points/frame: 72.13 43.38 115.5
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne 2 - 1 - - - 3
Taylor - - - - - 1 1
Quarter-final England Steve Davis 5 (9) 2 England Tony Meo
Scores: 77-16; 54-68; 16-95; 79(79)-55; 67-21; 55-26; 67-34
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
79
Meo:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2
Davis Meo Total
Points scored: 415 315 730
Avg. points/frame: 59.29 45 104.29
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - 1 - - - 1
Meo - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Wales Terry Griffiths 5 (9) 0 England Joe Johnson
Scores: 76-25; 142(60)-4; 118(112)-15; 75-1; 88(84)-13
50+ Breaks:
Griffiths:
112, 84, 60
Johnson:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0
Griffiths Johnson Total
Points scored: 499 58 557
Avg. points/frame: 99.8 11.6 111.4
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths - 1 - 1 - 1 3
Johnson - - - - - - 0
Quarter-final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5 (9) 1 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Scores: 69-24; 2-69(51); 81-54; 82(71)-36; 70-1; 100(91)-0
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
91, 71
Thorburn:
51
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Taylor Thorburn Total
Points scored: 404 184 588
Avg. points/frame: 67.33 30.67 98
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - 1 - 1 - 2
Thorburn 1 - - - - - 1
Quarter-final England Willie Thorne 5 (9) 4 England Jimmy White
Scores: 44-78; 112(73)-0; 45-74; 93(87)-1; 52-80(74); 74-61; 54-29; 42-80(56); 65-36
50+ Breaks:
Thorne:
87, 73
White:
74, 56
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 4-4, 5-4
Thorne White Total
Points scored: 581 439 1020
Avg. points/frame: 64.56 48.78 113.33
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne - - 1 1 - - 2
White 1 - 1 - - - 2
Round 1 Wales Terry Griffiths 5 (9) 1 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 119(65)-7; 57-56; 68-5; 36-67(62); 90-23; 59-26
50+ Breaks:
Griffiths:
65
Higgins:
62
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Griffiths Higgins Total
Points scored: 429 184 613
Avg. points/frame: 71.5 30.67 102.17
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths - 1 - - - - 1
Higgins - 1 - - - - 1
Round 1 England Tony Meo 5 (9) 2 England Tony Knowles
Scores: 73(73)-16; 50-39; 73-26; 63-40; 0-136(115); 36-64; 73-31
50+ Breaks:
Meo:
73
Knowles:
115
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2
Meo Knowles Total
Points scored: 368 352 720
Avg. points/frame: 52.57 50.29 102.86
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meo - - 1 - - - 1
Knowles - - - - - 1 1
Round 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5 (9) 4 Ireland Eugene Hughes
Scores: 23-50; 55-56; 85-18; 70-19; 23-61; 63-50; 15-85; 79(79)-17; 76-73
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
79
Hughes:

Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4, 5-4
Taylor Hughes Total
Points scored: 489 429 918
Avg. points/frame: 54.33 47.67 102
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - 1 - - - 1
Hughes - - - - - - 0
Round 1 England Willie Thorne 5 (9) 1 Canada Kirk Stevens
Scores: 67-13; 69-30; 72(52)-49; 20-76(58); 77(55)-50; 81(54)-11
50+ Breaks:
Thorne:
55, 54, 52
Stevens:
58
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1
Thorne Stevens Total
Points scored: 386 229 615
Avg. points/frame: 64.33 38.17 102.5
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne 3 - - - - - 3
Stevens 1 - - - - - 1