1979 Irish Masters

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  • Tournament Info

    Status: Professional Invitational
    Season: 1978-1979
    Dates: February 1st 1979 - February 4th 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 - - 1 4
    Frame rate - 22 44 - - 44 11
    Note: Spencer played a 121 and got £ 200
    Players:
    Professional Amateur Total
    6 0 6
    Matches: 15
    Frames: 44
    Centuries:
    Qualifiers Venue Total
    0 1 1
    Prize fund: GBP 5,800
    Points scored: 5,120

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    Final
    Played on
    1979-02-04
    Frame scores
    37-77(66); 28-86; 10-68; 106-5; 69-48; 70-53; 53-66; 43-65; 66-36; 82-38; 53-34
    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
    50+ Breaks
    66
    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
    Played on
    1979-02-03
    Frame scores
    81-65; 31-78(64); 101(72)-15; 73-26
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 2-1, 3-1
    Mountjoy
    Higgins
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    72
    64
    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
    Played on
    1979-02-03
    Frame scores
    75-46; 11-78; 58-79; 78-46; 81-32
    Match progress
    1-0, 1-1, 1-2, 2-2, 3-2
    Reardon
    Spencer
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    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
    Group 2
    Played on
    1979-02-02
    Frame scores
    85-51; 35-84
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1
    Higgins
    Thorburn
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    120
    135
    255
    Avg. points/frame
    60
    67.5
    127.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins - - - - - - 0
    Thorburn - - - - - - 0
    Group 2
    Played on
    1979-02-01
    Frame scores
    58-51; 84-76
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Higgins
    Reardon
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    142
    127
    269
    Avg. points/frame
    71
    63.5
    134.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins - - - - - - 0
    Reardon - - - - - - 0
    Group 2
    Played on
    1979-02-01
    Frame scores
    40-48; 73-45
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1
    Higgins
    Thorburn
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    113
    93
    206
    Avg. points/frame
    56.5
    46.5
    103
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Higgins - - - - - - 0
    Thorburn - - - - - - 0
    Group 2
    Played on
    1979-02-02
    Frame scores
    60-25; 76-47
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Reardon
    Higgins
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    136
    72
    208
    Avg. points/frame
    68
    36
    104
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Reardon - - - - - - 0
    Higgins - - - - - - 0
    Group 2
    Played on
    1979-02-02
    Frame scores
    71-37; 81-31
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Reardon
    Thorburn
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    152
    68
    220
    Avg. points/frame
    76
    34
    110
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Reardon - - - - - - 0
    Thorburn - - - - - - 0
    Group 2
    Played on
    1979-02-01
    Frame scores
    78-47; 70-50
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Reardon
    Thorburn
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    148
    97
    245
    Avg. points/frame
    74
    48.5
    122.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Reardon - - - - - - 0
    Thorburn - - - - - - 0
    Group 1
    Played on
    1979-02-01
    Frame scores
    95-47; 108-31
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Mountjoy
    Spencer
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    203
    78
    281
    Avg. points/frame
    101.5
    39
    140.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mountjoy - - - - - - 0
    Spencer - - - - - - 0
    Group 1
    Played on
    1979-02-01
    Frame scores
    97-25; 76-51
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Mountjoy
    Fagan
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    173
    76
    249
    Avg. points/frame
    86.5
    38
    124.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mountjoy - - - - - - 0
    Fagan - - - - - - 0
    Group 1
    Played on
    1979-02-02
    Frame scores
    26-99; 69-42
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1
    Mountjoy
    Fagan
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    95
    141
    236
    Avg. points/frame
    47.5
    70.5
    118
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Mountjoy - - - - - - 0
    Fagan - - - - - - 0
    Group 1
    Played on
    1979-02-01
    Frame scores
    25-84; 121(121)-7
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1
    Spencer
    Fagan
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    121
    Points Scored
    146
    91
    237
    Avg. points/frame
    73
    45.5
    118.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Spencer - - - - - 1 1
    Fagan - - - - - - 0
    Group 1
    Played on
    1979-02-02
    Frame scores
    47-45; 65-63
    Match progress
    1-0, 2-0
    Spencer
    Fagan
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    112
    108
    220
    Avg. points/frame
    56
    54
    110
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Spencer - - - - - - 0
    Fagan - - - - - - 0
    Group 1
    Played on
    1979-02-02
    Frame scores
    74-37; 59-77
    Match progress
    0-1, 1-1
    Spencer
    Mountjoy
    Total
    50+ Breaks
    Points Scored
    133
    114
    247
    Avg. points/frame
    66.5
    57
    123.5
    Breaks
    50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s Total
    Spencer - - - - - - 0
    Mountjoy - - - - - - 0