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The 2005 Fáilte Ireland Irish Masters was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 6–13 March 2005 at the Citywest Hotel in Dublin, Ireland.[1] This was the last time the tournament was run as a ranking event.[2]

Fáilte Ireland Irish Masters
Tournament information
Dates6–13 March 2005
VenueCitywest Hotel
CityDublin
CountryIreland
FormatRanking event
Winner's share£40,000
Highest break141
Final
ChampionEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-upWales Matthew Stevens
Score10–8
2004
2007

Ronnie O'Sullivan won the title by defeating Matthew Stevens 10–8 in the final.

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[3]

Main drawEdit

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 19 frames
Citywest Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, 13 March 2005.[1]
Matthew Stevens (7)
  Wales
8–10 Ronnie O'Sullivan (2)
  England
Afternoon: 77–22, 2–66 (57), 0–81 (61), 24–73 (51), 27–74 (74), 0–87 (87), 12–68 (67), 84–13
Evening: 70–58 (O'Sullivan 58), 135–0 (135), 77–0 (65), 65–27 (57), 0–108 (108), 123–0 (61, 62)
6–93 (87), 74–19, 25–90 (59), 68–69 (68, '69)
135 Highest break 108
1 Century breaks 1
6 50+ breaks 9

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying for the tournament took place between 10–13 January 2005 at Pontin's in Prestatyn, Wales.[4]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Round 4
Best of 9 frames
                               
  Shokat Ali 2     Bjorn Haneveer 2     Dave Harold 5     Quinten Hann 4
  Rodney Goggins 5     Rodney Goggins 5     Rodney Goggins 2     Dave Harold 5
  Ding Junhui w/o     Gary Wilkinson 1     Mark Selby 5     Michael Holt 3
  David Hall w/d     Ding Junhui 5     Ding Junhui 2     Mark Selby 5
  Steve James 5     Jimmy Michie 1     Shaun Murphy 5     Robert Milkins 5
  Jin Long 4     Steve James 5     Steve James 1     Shaun Murphy 4
  Leo Fernandez 2     Neil Robertson 5     Stuart Pettman 0     Tony Drago 5
  Hugh Abernethy 5     Hugh Abernethy 1     Neil Robertson 5     Neil Robertson 3
  Ricky Walden 5     Andy Hicks 5     Ryan Day 5     Anthony Hamilton 5
  Adam Davies 4     Ricky Walden 3     Andy Hicks 4     Ryan Day 1
  Paul Wykes 2     David Roe 3     Nick Dyson 3     Ian McCulloch 5
  Gary Wilson 5     Gary Wilson 5     Gary Wilson 5     Gary Wilson 1
  Alfie Burden 5     Nick Walker 5     Mark Davis 5     Joe Perry 1
  Sean O'Neill 3     Alfie Burden 2     Nick Walker 4     Mark Davis 5
  Rory McLeod 5     Sean Storey 4     Robin Hull 5     Joe Swail 4
  Mike Hallett 2     Rory McLeod 5     Rory McLeod 0     Robin Hull 5
  Paul Davies 5     Anthony Davies 3     Fergal O'Brien 4     Dominic Dale 0
  Stefan Mazrocis 4     Paul Davies 5     Paul Davies 5     Paul Davies 5
  Simon Bedford 5     Mike Dunn 0     Nigel Bond 5     John Parrott 2
  Paul Davison 3     Simon Bedford 5     Simon Bedford 4     Nigel Bond 5
  Craig Butler 1     Jonathan Birch 0     James Wattana 5     Ali Carter 2
  Ben Woollaston 5     Ben Woollaston 5     Ben Woollaston 0     James Wattana 5
  Andrew Norman w/o     Adrian Gunnell 2     Michael Judge 5     Mark King 1
  Mark Gray w/d     Andrew Norman 5     Andrew Norman 3     Michael Judge 5
  Tom Ford 0     Marcus Campbell 5     Patrick Wallace 5     Barry Pinches 5
  Liu Song 5     Liu Song 2     Marcus Campbell 3     Patrick Wallace 0
  Scott MacKenzie 1     Rod Lawler 5     Brian Morgan 5     Gerard Greene 5
  Brian Salmon 5     Brian Salmon 3     Rod Lawler 2     Brian Morgan 1
  Joe Delaney 5     Jamie Burnett 5     Barry Hawkins 5     Drew Henry 3
  David McDonnell 3     Joe Delaney 4     Jamie Burnett 4     Barry Hawkins 5
  Darren Morgan 5     Lee Walker 4     Stuart Bingham 5     Stephen Maguire 5
  Joe Jogia 0     Darren Morgan 5     Darren Morgan 3     Stuart Bingham 1

Century breaksEdit

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Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Televised stage centuriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "Fáilte Ireland Irish Masters 2005". Snooker.org. Archived from the original on 2009-06-22. Retrieved 2009-06-20.
  2. ^ Turner, Chris. "Irish Masters". cajt.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk. Chris Turner's Snooker Archive. Archived from the original on 16 February 2012. Retrieved 9 October 2012.
  3. ^ "Preisgeld Irish Masters 2005". brownball.de. Archived from the original on 14 March 2012. Retrieved 23 April 2011.
  4. ^ a b c "2005 Fáilte Irish Masters". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 18 December 2006.
  5. ^ "2005 Irish Masters results". worldsnooker.com. World Professional Billiards and Snooker Association. Archived from the original on 21 April 2005. Retrieved 23 June 2012.