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The 2007 Northern Ireland Trophy was a professional ranking snooker tournament that took place between 4–11 November 2007 at the Waterfront Hall in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Northern Ireland Trophy
Tournament information
Dates4–11 November 2007
VenueWaterfront Hall
CityBelfast
CountryNorthern Ireland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatRanking event
Total prize fund£200,000
Winner's share£30,000
Highest breakEngland Ronnie O'Sullivan (147)
Final
ChampionScotland Stephen Maguire
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Fergal O'Brien
Score9–5
2006
2008

In his third round match against Ali Carter, Ronnie O'Sullivan completed a maximum break, one of five centuries that he completed in his 5–2 victory.

Stephen Maguire won his first ranking tournament since 2004 by defeating Fergal O'Brien 9–5 in the final. This Maguire's third ranking title.

Contents

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money for this year is shown below:[1][2]

Main drawEdit

[3][4]

  Last 48
Best of 9 frames
Last 32
Best of 9 frames
Last 16
Best of 9 frames
Quarter-finals
Best of 9 frames
Semi-finals
Best of 11 frames
Final
Best of 17 frames
                                                         
18   Joe Perry 5     1   Ding Junhui 5  
  James Wattana 1     18   Joe Perry 2  
  1   Ding Junhui 3  
  10   Stephen Maguire 5  
23   Stuart Bingham 2 10   Stephen Maguire 5
  David Gray 5       David Gray 0  
  10   Stephen Maguire 5  
  8   Neil Robertson 2  
28   Ian McCulloch 5     13   Stephen Lee 4  
  Alan McManus 1     28   Ian McCulloch 5  
  28   Ian McCulloch 0
  8   Neil Robertson 5  
22   Jamie Cope 5 8   Neil Robertson 5
  Lee Walker 2     22   Jamie Cope 1  
  10   Stephen Maguire 6  
  4   Shaun Murphy 5  
27   Marco Fu 3     7   Peter Ebdon 5  
  Adrian Gunnell 5       Adrian Gunnell 2  
  7   Peter Ebdon 5
  15   Steve Davis 0  
17   Joe Swail 5 15   Steve Davis 5
  Liu Song 2     17   Joe Swail 3  
  7   Peter Ebdon 3
  4   Shaun Murphy 5  
20   Matthew Stevens 4     9   Stephen Hendry 5  
  Martin Gould 5       Martin Gould 3  
  9   Stephen Hendry 2
  4   Shaun Murphy 5  
26   Anthony Hamilton 5 4   Shaun Murphy 5
  Michael Judge 2     26   Anthony Hamilton 2  
10   Stephen Maguire 9
  Fergal O'Brien 5
29   Mark Allen 5     3   Graeme Dott 3  
  Rod Lawler 1     29   Mark Allen 5  
  29   Mark Allen 5  
  16   Ryan Day 3  
31   Dominic Dale 5 16   Ryan Day 5
  Mike Dunn 1     31   Dominic Dale 1  
  29   Mark Allen 5  
  32   Gerard Greene 3  
32   Gerard Greene 5     12   Mark Williams 3  
  Liang Wenbo 2     32   Gerard Greene 5  
  32   Gerard Greene 5
  5   Ken Doherty 1  
21   Mark King 5 5   Ken Doherty 5
  John Parrott 4     21   Mark King 0  
  29   Mark Allen 3
    Fergal O'Brien 6  
24   Michael Holt 1     6   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5  
  Tom Ford 5       Tom Ford 4  
  6   Ronnie O'Sullivan 5
  14   Ali Carter 2  
25   Nigel Bond 5 14   Ali Carter 5
  David Gilbert 3     25   Nigel Bond 3  
  6   Ronnie O'Sullivan 2
    Fergal O'Brien 5  
19   Barry Hawkins 5     11   Mark Selby 4  
  Jamie Burnett 4     19   Barry Hawkins 5  
  19   Barry Hawkins 3
    Fergal O'Brien 5  
30   Dave Harold 1 2   John Higgins 4
  Fergal O'Brien 5       Fergal O'Brien 5  

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 17 frames
Waterfront Hall, Belfast, Northern Ireland, 11 November 2007.[3][4]
Stephen Maguire
  Scotland
9–5 Fergal O'Brien
  Ireland
Afternoon: 109–8 (60), 0–84 (84), 0–87, 69–46, 135–0 (135), 72–62, 56–65 (Maguire 56), 79–0 (73)
Evening: 45–74, 63–16, 84–0, 30–73, 71–39, 97–0 (56)
135 Highest break 84
1 Century breaks 0
4 50+ breaks 1

QualifyingEdit

Qualifying for the tournament took place at Pontin's in Prestatyn, Wales between 23 October and 25 October 2007.[3]

  Round 1
Best of 9 frames
  Round 2
Best of 9 frames
  Round 3
Best of 9 frames
  Lee Spick 5     Paul Davies 3     James Wattana 5
  Liu Chuang 4     Lee Spick 5     Lee Spick 2
  Shailesh Jogia 2     Robin Hull 5     David Gray 5
  Michael White 5     Michael White 1     Robin Hull 2
  Alex Davies 1     Judd Trump 5     Alan McManus 5
  Jimmy Robertson 5     Jimmy Robertson 1     Judd Trump 0
  Lee Walker 5     Scott MacKenzie 2     Robert Milkins 4
  Ashley Wright 2     Lee Walker 5     Lee Walker 5
  Jamie O'Neill 5     Marcus Campbell 0     Adrian Gunnell 5
  Supoj Saenla 3     Jamie O'Neill 5     Jamie O'Neill 0
  Liu Song 5     Jimmy Michie 4     Ricky Walden 2
  Gareth Coppack 0     Liu Song 5     Liu Song 5
  Matthew Selt 2     David Roe 1     Mark Davis 4
  Martin Gould 5     Martin Gould 5     Martin Gould 5
  James McBain 2     Stuart Pettman 2     Michael Judge 5
  Patrick Wallace 5     Patrick Wallace 5     Patrick Wallace 3
  Kurt Maflin 5     Rod Lawler 5     Andrew Higginson 4
  Steve Mifsud 2     Kurt Maflin 3     Rod Lawler 5
  Mark Joyce 5     Mike Dunn 5     Andy Hicks 2
  Kevin Van Hove 0     Mark Joyce 4     Mike Dunn 5
  Liang Wenbo 5     Joe Delaney 1     Rory McLeod 4
  Fraser Patrick 3     Liang Wenbo 5     Liang Wenbo 5
  Tony Drago 4     Drew Henry 5     John Parrott 5
  Issara Kachaiwong 5     Issara Kachaiwong 4     Drew Henry 2
  Munraj Pal 2     Tom Ford 5     Andrew Norman 1
  Ben Woollaston 5     Ben Woollaston 2     Tom Ford 5
  Leo Fernandez 1     Jimmy White 0     David Gilbert 5
  Xiao Guodong 5     Xiao Guodong 5     Xiao Guodong 2
  David Morris 5     Ian Preece 4     Jamie Burnett 5
  Alfred Burden 3     David Morris 5     David Morris 1
  Tian Pengfei 4     Barry Pinches 5     Fergal O'Brien 5
  Rodney Goggins 5     Rodney Goggins 1     Barry Pinches 4

Century breaksEdit

[3]

Qualifying stage centuriesEdit

Televised stage centuriesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2007 Northern Ireland Championship Information". Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on January 21, 2008. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  2. ^ "2007 Northern Ireland Trophy Prize Money". Snooker Database. Retrieved 16 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d "2007 Northern Ireland Trophy". globalsnookercentre.co.uk. Global Snooker Centre. Archived from the original on 6 October 2008. Retrieved 24 March 2011.
  4. ^ a b "Northern Ireland Trophy 2007". Snooker.org. Retrieved 24 March 2011.