1982 Irish Professional Championship

Status: Professional Non-ranking
Season: 1981-1982
Dates: March 9th 1982 - March 13th 1982
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: Northern Ireland Riverside Theatre, Coleraine, Northern Ireland
Sponsor: Smithwick
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 5 4 1 2 1 3 16
Frame rate 14.2 17.75 71 35.5 71 23.67 4.44
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
8 0 8
Matches: 7
Frames: 71
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 3 3
Prize fund: GBP 8,500
Points scored: 7,719
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 16 (31) 13 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins
Scores: 66-53; 80(80)-18; 11-90; 85-53; 64-68; 65-63; 130(129)-7; 109(61)-35; 95-30; 15-72; 82-22; 76-0; 24-73; 28-72; 67-59; 55-22; 12-54; 55-71; 0-114(74); 78-23; 60-34; 63-6; 15-77; 39-58; 37-71; 33-79(53); 39-65; 81-18; 75(56)-48
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
129, 80, 61, 56
Higgins:
74, 53
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2, 7-2, 7-3, 8-3, 9-3, 9-4, 9-5, 10-5, 11-5, 11-6, 11-7, 11-8, 12-8, 13-8, 14-8, 14-9, 14-10, 14-11, 14-12, 14-13, 15-13, 16-13
Taylor Higgins Total
Points scored: 1639 1455 3094
Avg. points/frame: 56.52 50.17 106.69
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 1 1 - 1 - 1 4
Higgins 1 - 1 - - - 2
Semi-final Northern Ireland Alex Higgins 6 (11) 2 Ireland Eugene Hughes
Scores: 58-48; 59-46; 60-44; 3-108(93); 61-43; 71-49; 83(83)-35; 126(108)-16
50+ Breaks:
Higgins:
108, 83
Hughes:
93
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1
Higgins Hughes Total
Points scored: 521 389 910
Avg. points/frame: 65.13 48.63 113.75
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Higgins - - - 1 - 1 2
Hughes - - - - 1 - 1
Semi-final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 6 (11) 0 Northern Ireland Tommy Murphy
Scores: 60-44; 78-37; 75-40; 62-15; 90-22; 85-27
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:

Murphy:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0
Taylor Murphy Total
Points scored: 450 185 635
Avg. points/frame: 75 30.83 105.83
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor - - - - - - 0
Murphy - - - - - - 0
Round 2 Ireland Eugene Hughes 6 (11) 0 Northern Ireland Jackie Rea
Scores: 66-51; 39-27; 68-53; 70-15; 47-43; 71(50)-55
50+ Breaks:
Hughes:
50
Rea:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0
Hughes Rea Total
Points scored: 361 244 605
Avg. points/frame: 60.17 40.67 100.83
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Hughes 1 - - - - - 1
Rea - - - - - - 0
Round 2 Northern Ireland Tommy Murphy 6 (11) 2 Ireland Patsy Fagan
Scores: 90-26; 12-91; 97(54)-16; 73-23; 46-63; 97-33; 50-49; 73-30
50+ Breaks:
Murphy:
54
Fagan:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Murphy Fagan Total
Points scored: 538 331 869
Avg. points/frame: 67.25 41.38 108.63
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Murphy 1 - - - - - 1
Fagan - - - - - - 0
Round 1 Ireland Eugene Hughes 6 (11) 1 Ireland Dessie Sheehan
Scores: 91-20; 56-68; 81-61; 65-38; 81-42; 110-20; 76-9
50+ Breaks:
Hughes:

Sheehan:

Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1
Hughes Sheehan Total
Points scored: 560 258 818
Avg. points/frame: 80 36.86 116.86
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Hughes - - - - - - 0
Sheehan - - - - - - 0
Round 1 Northern Ireland Tommy Murphy 6 (11) 1 Ireland Billy Kelly
Scores: 70(66)-68(68); 122(68,54)-9; 61-24; 64-51; 43-78; 67-13; 102(101)-16
50+ Breaks:
Murphy:
101, 68, 66, 54
Kelly:
68
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1
Murphy Kelly Total
Points scored: 529 259 788
Avg. points/frame: 75.57 37 112.57
Avg. shot time: 0
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Murphy 1 2 - - - 1 4
Kelly - 1 - - - - 1