1978 Irish Professional Championship

Status: Professional Non-ranking
Season: 1977-1978
Dates: February 2nd 1978 - February 4th 1978
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: Northern Ireland Ulster Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Sponsor: None
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 4 2 1 2 1 1 11
Frame rate 7 14 28 14 28 28 2.55
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
2 0 2
Matches: 1
Frames: 28
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 1 1
Prize fund: GBP 1,500
Points scored: 3,147
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 21 (41) 7 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 41-68; 18-109; 96(69)-53; 72-42; 76-40; 67-43; 80(56)-34; 116(112)-11; 91-43; 37-69; 33-70(51); 68-64; 88(51)-23; 28-99; 89(52)-17; 131(82)-8; 102-36; 68-53; 95(81)-30; 37-89; 119(92)-16; 68-54; 34-67; 68-67(60); 89-17; 98(70)-16
50+ Breaks:
Higgins:
112, 92, 82, 81, 70, 69, 56, 52, 51
Taylor:
60, 51
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 7-3, 7-4, 8-4, 9-4, 9-5, 10-5, 11-5, 12-5, 13-5, 14-5, 14-6, 15-6, 16-6, 16-7, 17-7, 18-7, 19-7
Higgins Taylor Total
Points scored: 1909 1238 3147
Avg. points/frame: 68.18 44.21 112.39
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins 3 1 1 2 1 1 9
Taylor 1 1 - - - - 2