1987 Matchroom League
Premier League Series

Status: Professional League
Season: 1986-1987
Dates: January 1st 1987 - May 1st 1987
Qualifying dates: No qualifier dates available
Location: Various, Various,
Sponsor: Rothmans
Broadcaster: None
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Amount 39 24 13 11 3 12 102
Frame rate 5.74 9.33 17.23 20.36 74.67 18.67 2.2
Note: Dates tournament was held unknown. The above dates are placeholders.
Players:
Professional Amateur Total
8 0 8
Matches: 28
Frames: 224
Centuries:
Qualifiers Venue Total
0 12 12
Prize fund: GBP 74,800
Points scored: 22,955
Round Player 1 Score Player 2
Group England Steve Davis 4 (8) 4 Wales Terry Griffiths
Scores: 5-114(64); 62-30; 28-81; 43-78; 90-0; 28-96(60); 74(60)-5; 83(83)-44
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
83, 60
Griffiths:
64, 60
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 3-2, 2-4, 4-3, 4-4
Davis Griffiths Total
Points scored: 413 448 861
Avg. points/frame: 51.63 56 107.63
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - 1 - 1 - - 2
Griffiths - 2 - - - - 2
Group England Steve Davis 6 (8) 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 22-92(56); 91(78)-45; 79-33; 1-110(110); 79-22; 36(79)-13; 60-55; 66-20
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
79, 78
Taylor:
110, 56
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Davis Taylor Total
Points scored: 434 390 824
Avg. points/frame: 54.25 48.75 103
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - 2 - - - 2
Taylor 1 - - - - 1 2
Group England Steve Davis 6 (8) 2 England Neal Foulds
Scores: 104(103)-0; 63-27; 76-46; 47-61; 101(101)-20; 128(82)-3; 54-44; 1-109(100)
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
103, 101, 82
Foulds:
100
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 6-2
Davis Foulds Total
Points scored: 574 310 884
Avg. points/frame: 71.75 38.75 110.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - - 1 - 2 3
Foulds - - - - - 1 1
Group England Steve Davis 7 (8) 1 England Willie Thorne
Scores: 72-34; 75-1; 78(68)-16; 63-54(54); 89(65)-2; 0-79; 87(86)-20; 69-60(53)
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
86, 68, 65
Thorne:
54, 53
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1
Davis Thorne Total
Points scored: 533 266 799
Avg. points/frame: 66.63 33.25 99.88
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - 2 - 1 - - 3
Thorne 2 - - - - - 2
Group England Steve Davis 7 (8) 1 England Tony Meo
Scores: 109(85)-19; 63-43; 75(75)-9; 0-36; 110-0; 75-29; 66-43; 67-55
50+ Breaks:
Davis:
85, 75
Meo:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 7-1
Davis Meo Total
Points scored: 565 234 799
Avg. points/frame: 70.63 29.25 99.88
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Davis - - 1 1 - - 2
Meo - - - - - - 0
Group England Neal Foulds 5 (8) 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 83(83)-7; 30-76; 64(53)-26; 66-39; 75(59)-38; 17-80(69); 24-94(54); 90(90)-0
50+ Breaks:
Foulds:
90, 83, 59, 53
Taylor:
69, 54
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Foulds Taylor Total
Points scored: 449 360 809
Avg. points/frame: 56.13 45 101.13
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Foulds 2 - - 1 1 - 4
Taylor 1 1 - - - - 2
Group England Neal Foulds 6 (8) 2 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Scores: 67-54; 0-115(66); 71-23; 69-47; 89(85)-44; 29-72(50); 74-8; 71(71)-1
50+ Breaks:
Foulds:
85, 71
Thorburn:
66, 50
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Foulds Thorburn Total
Points scored: 470 364 834
Avg. points/frame: 58.75 45.5 104.25
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Foulds - - 1 1 - - 2
Thorburn 1 1 - - - - 2
Group England Neal Foulds 6 (8) 2 England Jimmy White
Scores: 68-51; 48-92(55); 92(70)-33; 69(54)-12; 83(69)-7; 82-0; 67-23; 15-93(55)
50+ Breaks:
Foulds:
70, 69, 54
White:
55, 55
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 5-1, 6-1, 6-2
Foulds White Total
Points scored: 524 311 835
Avg. points/frame: 65.5 38.88 104.38
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Foulds 1 1 1 - - - 3
White 2 - - - - - 2
Group Wales Terry Griffiths 4 (8) 4 England Neal Foulds
Scores: 0-77(77); 69-31; 24-59; 68-12; 88-35; 7-91(91); 46-64; 73-16
50+ Breaks:
Griffiths:

Foulds:
91, 77
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4
Griffiths Foulds Total
Points scored: 375 385 760
Avg. points/frame: 46.88 48.13 95
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths - - - - - - 0
Foulds - - 1 - 1 - 2
Group Wales Terry Griffiths 5 (8) 3 England Tony Meo
Scores: 16-80; 24-65; 9-73; 82-4; 82-1; 74(60)-18; 72(50)-23; 75-44
50+ Breaks:
Griffiths:
60, 50
Meo:

Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 1-3, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Griffiths Meo Total
Points scored: 434 308 742
Avg. points/frame: 54.25 38.5 92.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths 1 1 - - - - 2
Meo - - - - - - 0
Group Wales Terry Griffiths 6 (8) 2 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Scores: 27-31(59); 63(51)-35; 59-49; 62-49; 21-59; 118(56)-26; 60-53; 104(103)-0
50+ Breaks:
Griffiths:
103, 56, 51
Thorburn:
59
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Griffiths Thorburn Total
Points scored: 514 302 816
Avg. points/frame: 64.25 37.75 102
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Griffiths 2 - - - - 1 3
Thorburn 1 - - - - - 1
Group England Tony Meo 4 (8) 4 England Neal Foulds
Scores: 73(50)-28; 41-74; 69-18; 53-21; 55-66; 21-71; 30-62; 71(71)-65(61)
50+ Breaks:
Meo:
71, 50
Foulds:
61
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4
Meo Foulds Total
Points scored: 413 405 818
Avg. points/frame: 51.63 50.63 102.25
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meo 1 - 1 - - - 2
Foulds - 1 - - - - 1
Group England Tony Meo 6 (8) 2 England Willie Thorne
Scores: 65(63)-23; 75(56)-21; 0-79(54); 48-64; 62-23; 59(53)-16; 53(63)-30; 106(106)-17
50+ Breaks:
Meo:
106, 63, 63, 56, 53
Thorne:
54
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
Meo Thorne Total
Points scored: 468 273 741
Avg. points/frame: 58.5 34.13 92.63
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meo 2 2 - - - 1 5
Thorne 1 - - - - - 1
Group England Tony Meo 7 (8) 1 England Jimmy White
Scores: 59-25; 88-55; 65-25; 110(71)-32; 48-42; 71(65)-58; 98(51)-19; 44-90(63)
50+ Breaks:
Meo:
71, 65, 51
White:
63
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 7-0, 7-1
Meo White Total
Points scored: 583 346 929
Avg. points/frame: 72.88 43.25 116.13
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Meo 1 1 1 - - - 3
White - 1 - - - - 1
Group Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 4 (8) 4 Wales Terry Griffiths
Scores: 64-42; 33-67; 58-51; 58-15; 0-136(136); 58(54)-68(59); 16-76; 133(125)-8
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
125, 54
Griffiths:
136, 59
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 1-3, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4
Taylor Griffiths Total
Points scored: 420 463 883
Avg. points/frame: 52.5 57.88 110.38
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 1 - - - - 1 2
Griffiths 1 - - - - 1 2
Group Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 4 (8) 4 England Willie Thorne
Scores: 85-4; 93-2; 32-77(55); 5-116(102); 7-72; 56(86)-0; 4-91; 56(56)-14
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
86, 56
Thorne:
102, 55
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4
Taylor Thorne Total
Points scored: 338 376 714
Avg. points/frame: 42.25 47 89.25
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 1 - - 1 - - 2
Thorne 1 - - - - 1 2
Group Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 5 (8) 3 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Scores: 68-56; 55-37; 30-72; 60-48; 0-74; 80(80)-36; 31-70; 124(54,65)-0
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
80, 65, 54
Thorburn:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Taylor Thorburn Total
Points scored: 448 393 841
Avg. points/frame: 56 49.13 105.13
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 1 1 - 1 - - 3
Thorburn - - - - - - 0
Group Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor 7 (8) 1 England Tony Meo
Scores: 83(58)-46; 71-20; 69-31; 99(56)-23; 67-22; 66-25; 40-77(60); 103(67)-5
50+ Breaks:
Taylor:
67, 58, 56
Meo:
60
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 3-0, 4-0, 5-0, 6-0, 6-1, 7-1
Taylor Meo Total
Points scored: 598 249 847
Avg. points/frame: 74.75 31.13 105.88
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Taylor 2 1 - - - - 3
Meo - 1 - - - - 1
Group Canada Cliff Thorburn 4 (8) 4 England Tony Meo
Scores: 29-65; 68-43; 90(58)-25; 56-62; 36-65(50); 34-72; 104(104)-0; 67-17
50+ Breaks:
Thorburn:
104, 58
Meo:
50
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 4-3, 4-4
Thorburn Meo Total
Points scored: 484 349 833
Avg. points/frame: 60.5 43.63 104.13
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorburn 1 - - - - 1 2
Meo 1 - - - - - 1
Group Canada Cliff Thorburn 5 (8) 3 England Steve Davis
Scores: 13-78(70); 48-61; 92(92)-0; 83(77)-25; 77-39; 35-65; 105(105)-1; 73(65)-33
50+ Breaks:
Thorburn:
105, 92, 77, 65
Davis:
70
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
Thorburn Davis Total
Points scored: 526 302 828
Avg. points/frame: 65.75 37.75 103.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorburn - 1 1 - 1 1 4
Davis - - 1 - - - 1
Group Canada Cliff Thorburn 5 (8) 3 England Willie Thorne
Scores: 68-41; 65-45; 65-67; 66-33; 67-22; 37-67; 52-72; 79(50)-36
50+ Breaks:
Thorburn:
50
Thorne:

Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 3-1, 4-1, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
Thorburn Thorne Total
Points scored: 499 383 882
Avg. points/frame: 62.38 47.88 110.25
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorburn 1 - - - - - 1
Thorne - - - - - - 0
Group England Willie Thorne 4 (8) 4 England Jimmy White
Scores: 0-113(113); 76(82)-42; 98(73)-1; 32-86; 85(85)-1; 90(50)-48; 1-103; 39-71
50+ Breaks:
Thorne:
85, 82, 73, 50
White:
113
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 4-3, 4-4
Thorne White Total
Points scored: 421 465 886
Avg. points/frame: 52.63 58.13 110.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne 1 - 1 2 - - 4
White - - - - - 1 1
Group England Willie Thorne 4 (8) 4 England Neal Foulds
Scores: 70-15; 70-28; 15-68(62); 39-67; 82(55)-36; 63-29; 16-79(52); 18-108
50+ Breaks:
Thorne:
55
Foulds:
62, 52
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-4, 4-3, 4-4
Thorne Foulds Total
Points scored: 373 430 803
Avg. points/frame: 46.63 53.75 100.38
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne 1 - - - - - 1
Foulds 1 1 - - - - 2
Group England Willie Thorne 5 (8) 3 Wales Terry Griffiths
Scores: 75-20; 55-60; 61-50; 71(50)-67; 4,5-84; 56-10; 63-19; 13-68(51)
50+ Breaks:
Thorne:
50
Griffiths:
51
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 5-3
Thorne Griffiths Total
Points scored: 398 378 776
Avg. points/frame: 49.75 47.25 97
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
Thorne 1 - - - - - 1
Griffiths 1 - - - - - 1
Group England Jimmy White 4 (8) 4 Canada Cliff Thorburn
Scores: 99(61)-24; 65-45; 69-65(65); 27-31; 9-97(54); 58(58)-62; 35-69; 66-31
50+ Breaks:
White:
61, 58
Thorburn:
65, 54
Match Progress:
0-1, 0-2, 0-3, 3-1, 3-2, 3-3, 3-4, 4-4
White Thorburn Total
Points scored: 428 424 852
Avg. points/frame: 53.5 53 106.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
White 1 1 - - - - 2
Thorburn 1 1 - - - - 2
Group England Jimmy White 5 (8) 3 England Steve Davis
Scores: 52-53; 64-24; 70(50)-12; 42-71(65); 66-26; 79(54)-40; 0-84(84); 69(61)-36
50+ Breaks:
White:
61, 54, 50
Davis:
84, 65
Match Progress:
0-1, 1-1, 2-1, 2-2, 3-2, 4-2, 4-3, 5-3
White Davis Total
Points scored: 442 346 788
Avg. points/frame: 55.25 43.25 98.5
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
White 2 1 - - - - 3
Davis - 1 - 1 - - 2
Group England Jimmy White 5 (8) 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor
Scores: 56-46; 75(71)-60(60); 40-75; 6-50(56); 0-81; 68-52; 50-5; 74-28
50+ Breaks:
White:
71
Taylor:
60, 56
Match Progress:
1-0, 2-0, 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 3-3, 4-3, 5-3
White Taylor Total
Points scored: 369 397 766
Avg. points/frame: 46.13 49.63 95.75
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
White - - 1 - - - 1
Taylor 1 1 - - - - 2
Group England Jimmy White 6 (8) 2 Wales Terry Griffiths
Scores: 55-18; 49-75(70); 76-8; 77-45; 5-80; 60-30; 75-43; 61-48
50+ Breaks:
White:

Griffiths:
70
Match Progress:
1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1, 3-2, 4-2, 5-2, 6-2
White Griffiths Total
Points scored: 458 347 805
Avg. points/frame: 57.25 43.38 100.63
Breaks 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
White - - - - - - 0
Griffiths - - 1 - - - 1