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The 2019 Seniors Irish Masters was a senior snooker tournament, taking place at Goffs in Kill, County Kildare, Ireland, from 5 to 6 January 2019.[1] It was the second event on the 2018/2019 World Seniors Tour.

Seniors Irish Masters
Tournament information
Dates5–6 January 2019
VenueGoffs
CityKill
CountryIreland
Organisation(s)WPBSA
FormatSeniors event
Total prize fund14,000
Winner's share€7,500
Highest breakEngland Jimmy White (101)
Final
ChampionEngland Jimmy White
Runner-upRepublic of Ireland Rodney Goggins
Score4–1
2018

Patrick Wallace and Rodney Goggins qualified for the event through qualification tournaments in Celbridge and Dublin respectively. They took their places in the tournament alongside 2018 World Seniors Champion Aaron Canavan and five legends of the sport.

Steve Davis won the 2018 event, beating Jonathan Bagley 4–0 in the final, but chose not to defend his title.[2]

Jimmy White won the event with a 4–1 victory in the final against Rodney Goggins.[3]

Prize fundEdit

The breakdown of prize money is shown below:[4]

  • Winner: 7,500
  • Runner-up: €2,500
  • Semi-finals: €1,000
  • Highest break: €500
  • Total: €14,000

Main drawEdit

[5]

 
Quarter-finalsSemi-finalsFinal
 
          
 
 
 
 
  Ken Doherty1
 
 
 
  Rodney Goggins3
 
  Rodney Goggins3
 
 
 
  Joe Johnson0
 
  Joe Johnson3
 
 
 
  Dennis Taylor1
 
  Rodney Goggins1
 
 
 
  Jimmy White4
 
  Jimmy White3
 
 
 
  Willie Thorne0
 
  Jimmy White3*
 
 
 
  Patrick Wallace2
 
  Aaron Canavan0
 
 
  Patrick Wallace3
 
  • All matches played with a 30-second shot clock, with players having two time-outs per match
  • *Re-spotted black replaced final frame deciders

FinalEdit

Final: Best of 7 frames. Referee:   Michaela Tabb.
Goffs, Kill, County Kildare, Republic of Ireland, 6 January 2019.
  Ireland
Rodney Goggins
1–4   England
Jimmy White
59–46 (52), 1–71, 25–83, 3–103 (96), 1–67
52 Highest break 96
0 Century breaks 0
1 50+ breaks 1

Century breaksEdit

Total: 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Seniors Calendar 2018/2019" (PDF). Snooker Legends. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Steve Davis Crowned Seniors Irish Masters Champion". Snookerhq.com. 8 January 2018. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  3. ^ "White Wins At Goffs". World Snooker. 8 January 2019. Retrieved 9 January 2019.
  4. ^ "World Seniors Snooker Tour Prize Money Schedule 2018/19" (PDF). Snooker Legends. Retrieved 2 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Insuremyvan.ie Seniors Irish Masters". www.snooker.org. Retrieved 5 January 2019.