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Dennis Taylor

Male; Northern Ireland (Northern Ireland); Born: 19 Jan 1949 (75 years)
Status: Amateur; First season as pro: 1972; Last season as pro: 1999; Ranking wins: 2;

Twitter: @dennistaylor147; Other sources: CueTracker

2020/2021
World Seniors Championship (6-9 May 2021)
Rd 1 England Barry Pinches 3-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)   Details 

This was Taylor's last competitive match.

2019/2020
World Seniors Championship (19-22 Aug 2020)
Rd 1 Ireland Michael Judge (a) 4-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)   Details 
UK Seniors Championship (24-25 Oct 2019)
Rd 1 Ireland Rodney Goggins (a) 3-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  

Goggins made a break of 100 in the 3rd frame

World Seniors Championship (15-18 Aug 2019)
Rd 2 England Stuart Watson (a) 3-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
2018/2019
Seniors Irish Masters (5-6 Jan 2019)
QF England Joe Johnson (a) 3-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
UK Seniors Championship (24-25 Oct 2018)
Rd 1 Thailand Suchakree Poomjang (a) 3-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
2017/2018
Seniors Masters (12 Apr 2018)
QF England Johnathan Bagley (a) 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
World Seniors (21-24 Mar 2018)
Rd 1 Jersey Aaron Canavan (a) 3-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Seniors Irish Masters (6-7 Jan 2018)
QF England Steve Davis (a) 3-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
UK Seniors (23-26 Oct 2017)
Rd 1 England Les Dodd (a) 3-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
2016/2017
World Seniors (22-24 Mar 2017)
QF England Peter Lines (a) 3-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) [4]  
2014/2015
World Seniors (2-3 Mar 2015)
Rd 1 Wales Darren Morgan (a) 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)   Details 

78-0, 55-43

2013/2014
World Seniors Championship (19-20 Oct 2013)
Rd 1 England Steve Davis 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head Details 

94 by Davis

2012/2013
World Seniors Championship (27-28 Oct 2012)
Rd 1 England Nigel Bond 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head Details 
2011/2012
World Seniors Championship (5-6 Nov 2011)
QF England Jimmy White 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head Details 
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 2-0 England Nigel Bond Head to head Details 
2010/2011
Hainan Classic, C (10-11 Mar 2011)
Grp England Ali Carter 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Grp China Tian Pengfei (a) 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Grp England Shaun Murphy 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
World Seniors Championship (5-7 Nov 2010)
QF England John Parrott (a) 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
1999/2000
World Championship Qual (3 Jan - 20 Mar 2000)
Q Rd 1 England Sean Lanigan (a) 10-8 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
1998/1999
World Championship Qual (3 Jan - 20 Mar 1999)
Q Rd 4 England Nick Walker (a) 10-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
1997/1998
World Championship Qual (2 Jan - 22 Mar 1998)
Q Rd 5 England Gary Ponting (a) 10-6 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Grand Prix (14-26 Oct 1997)
Rd 1 Scotland Chris Small (a) 5-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
1996/1997
World Championship Qual (3 Jan - 25 Mar 1997)
Q Rd 8 Wales Lee Walker (a) 10-7 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Grand Prix (16-27 Oct 1996)
Rd 1 England Sean Storey (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
1995/1996
World Championship Qual (1 Jan - 22 Mar 1996)
Q Rd 4 England Rod Lawler (a) 10-5 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Grand Prix (16-29 Oct 1995)
Rd 1 England Joe Johnson (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
1994/1995
World Championship Qual (4-20 Jan 1995)
Q Rd 4 Wales Anthony Davies (a) 10-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Grand Prix (10-23 Oct 1994)
Rd 1 Scotland Euan Henderson (a) 5-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
1993/1994
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 1994)
Rd 1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan (a) 10-6 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Masters (6-13 Feb 1994)
QF England Neal Foulds (a) 5-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-0 England Willie Thorne (a) Head to head
Grand Prix (18-31 Oct 1993)
Rd 1 Scotland Marcus Campbell (a) 5-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
1992/1993
World Championship (17 Apr - 3 May 1993)
QF England Jimmy White (a) 13-8 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-11 Wales Terry Griffiths (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-9 Malta Tony Drago (a) Head to head
Masters (7-14 Feb 1993)
Rd 1 England John Parrott (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Grand Prix (12-25 Oct 1992)
Rd 3 Wales Terry Griffiths (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Joe Swail (a)  
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-1 Northern Ireland Dermot McGlinchey (a)  
1991/1992
World Championship (18 Apr - 4 May 1992)
Rd 1 Ireland Mick Price (a) 10-6 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  

This was Price's first time at the crucible.

Masters (2-9 Feb 1992)
Rd 1 England Steve Davis (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (1-11 Jan 1992)
Rd 2 England Danny Fowler (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-0 Australia Robby Foldvari (a)  
Grand Prix (14-27 Oct 1991)
Rd 1 Scotland Alan McManus (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
World Seniors Championship (18-22 Sep 1991)
SF Australia Eddie Charlton (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 Wales Colin Roscoe (a)  
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 India Michael Ferreira (a)  
1990/1991
World Championship (20 Apr - 6 May 1991)
QF England Steve Davis (a) 13-7 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-8 England Tony Jones (a)  
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-6 England Joe Johnson (a) Head to head
Masters (3-10 Feb 1991)
Rd 1 Wales Terry Griffiths (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (1-12 Jan 1991)
Rd 2 England Gary Wilkinson (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-4 England Les Dodd (a) Head to head
Grand Prix (8-21 Oct 1990)
Rd 2 England Gary Wilkinson (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-0 Ireland Stephen Murphy (a)  
Shoot-Out (26-28 Sep 1990)
Rd 1 Scotland Murdo MacLeod (a) 67-43 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
1989/1990
World Championship (13-29 Apr 1990)
Rd 1 England Neal Foulds (a) 10-8 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Masters (4-11 Feb 1990)
Rd 1 England Willie Thorne (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (2-13 Jan 1990)
Rd 2 Malta Tony Drago (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 England Mark Bennett (a) Head to head
Grand Prix (9-22 Oct 1989)
QF England Dean Reynolds (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-1 Wales Steve Newbury (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 England Brian Rowswell (a)  
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 Australia John Campbell (a)  
1988/1989
World Championship (15 Apr - 1 May 1989)
Rd 2 England John Parrott (a) 13-10 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-3 Ireland Eugene Hughes (a)  
Masters (21-29 Jan 1989)
Rd 1 England John Parrott (a) 5-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (1-15 Jan 1989)
Rd 2 Wales Steve Newbury (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 England Danny Fowler (a) Head to head
Grand Prix (10-23 Oct 1988)
SF England Steve Davis (a) 9-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 England Jimmy White (a) Head to head
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 England Mike Hallett (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-4 Canada Bob Chaperon (a)  
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-1 South Africa Francois Ellis (a)  
1987/1988
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 1988)
Rd 2 Malta Tony Drago (a) 13-5 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-8 Canada Bill Werbeniuk (a) Head to head
Masters (24-31 Jan 1988)
Rd 1 England Mike Hallett (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (1-10 Jan 1988)
QF England John Parrott (a) 5-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 South Africa Peter Francisco (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-0 Malta Tony Drago (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 England Terry Whitthread (a)  
Grand Prix (17-25 Oct 1987)
Final Scotland Stephen Hendry (a) 10-7 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  

Session 1:
60-68, 52-74 (60), 9-90, 79-0 (79), 26-60, 96-22, 89-11 (58), 73-13, 63-17
Session 2:
63-48, 69-24, 98-0 (98), 13-121, 79-20, 29-73, 33-80 (50), 76-30

Referee: Len Ganley

This was Hendry's 1st ranking title.

SF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 9-4 South Africa Peter Francisco (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 Wales Steve Newbury (a) Head to head
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 Wales Cliff Wilson (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 Canada Bill Werbeniuk (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-1 Wales Ray Reardon (a) Head to head
1986/1987
World Championship (18 Apr - 4 May 1987)
Rd 2 England Neal Foulds (a) 13-10 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-4 England Mark Bennett (a) Head to head
Masters (25 Jan - 1 Feb 1987)
Final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 9-8 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) Head to head

63-37, 16-89 (56), 49-69, 89-41, 69-33 (65), 48-74, 73-11, 60-40 (60), 22-66, 53-30, 0-113 (98), 63-77, 25-92 (88), 61-50, 118-9 (74), 50-40, 82-0

Referee: John Smyth

SF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 6-5 Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 England Neal Foulds (a) Head to head
Grand Prix (18-26 Oct 1986)
Rd 3 England Tony Meo (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 England John Virgo (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 England Jon Wright (a)  
1985/1986
World Championship (19 Apr - 5 May 1986)
Rd 1 England Mike Hallett (a) 10-6 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Masters (26 Jan - 2 Feb 1986)
QF England Jimmy White (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) Head to head
Classic (3-12 Jan 1986)
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Grand Prix (19-27 Oct 1985)
Final England Steve Davis (a) 10-9 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head

Session 1:
60-57, 67-53, 67-6, 102-0 (93), 32-88 (60), 67-51, 73-60, 11-81, 63-16
Session 2:
44-74, 28-64, 24-64, 16-13 (62), 8-108 (50), 10-56, 62-26, 60-18, 48-64, 71-30

Referee: John Smyth

Davis lead 6-1.

SF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 9-6 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 Wales Cliff Wilson (a) Head to head
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 England Tony Meo (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 England Rex Williams (a)  
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-1 England Barry West (a)  
1984/1985
World Championship (12-28 Apr 1985)
Final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 18-17 England Steve Davis (a) Head to head
Davis won all seven frames of the opening session to lead 7´┐Ż0.

The final between Davis and Taylor attracted 18.5 million viewers on BBC2, the programme finishing at 12:23 a.m. after Taylor had won the title. The viewership was the highest for any broadcast after midnight in the United Kingdom, and the most-viewed show on BBC2. The match became known as "the black ball final".

Session 1:
88-50 (SD 50); 93-0 (87); 49-2; 65-38; 95-1 (55); 85-6 (66); 83-20 (58);

Session 2:
121-0 (64, 57); 49-59; 76-27 (57); 48-63; 27-75 (61); 19-99 (98); 1-71 (70); 0-100 (56); 48-77;

Session 3:
25-68 (53); 72-43; 66-58; 45-80; 2-73 (57); 1-80 (55); 64-56; 58-46;

Session 4:
86-13 (86); 43-82 (61); 78-17 (66); 29-84 (70); 4-72 (57); 29-83 (79); 66-6; 81-0; 47-75; 24-71 (57); 62-66

Referee: John Williams

SF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 16-5 England Tony Knowles (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-5 Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-6 Australia Eddie Charlton (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-2 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) Head to head
Masters (27 Jan - 3 Feb 1985)
Rd 1 Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Grand Prix (20-28 Oct 1984)
Final Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-2 Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) Head to head

6-64, 74-50 (58), 66-52, 33-70, 107-1 (57), 81-38, 74-24, 112-22 (112), 96-27, 79-23 (79), 80-20 (65), 90-33

Referee: John Williams

Dennis Taylor won his first major tournament after 13 years as a professional.

SF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 9-3 England Neal Foulds (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-2 Canada Kirk Stevens (a) Head to head
Rd 3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 Wales Ray Reardon (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-3 England John Virgo (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-1 Ireland Paul Watchorn (a)  
1983/1984
World Championship (21 Apr - 7 May 1984)
SF England Steve Davis (a) 16-9 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-8 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-11 England John Parrott (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-1 England Joe Johnson (a) Head to head
Masters (22-29 Jan 1984)
Rd 1 England Tony Knowles (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Professional Players Tournament (10-21 Oct 1983)
Rd 1 England George Scott (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
1982/1983
World Championship (16 Apr - 2 May 1983)
Rd 2 England Steve Davis (a) 13-11 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 10-9 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) Head to head
Classic (9-16 Jan 1983)
Rd 1 England Steve Davis (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Professional Players Tournament (11-22 Oct 1982)
Rd 3 England Jimmy White (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-1 England David Taylor (a)  
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 5-4 England Ray Edmonds (a)  
1981/1982
World Championship (30 Apr - 16 May 1982)
Rd 1 South Africa Silvino Francisco (a) 10-7 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Masters (26-31 Jan 1982)
Rd 1 Wales Ray Reardon (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (10-13 Jan 1982)
QF Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) 5-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
1980/1981
World Championship (7-20 Apr 1981)
QF Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) 13-8 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Rd 2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-11 Canada Kirk Stevens (a) Head to head
Masters (2-8 Feb 1981)
Rd 1 England John Spencer (a) 5-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (1-2 Dec 1980)
Final England Steve Davis (a) 4-1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head

18-65 (53), 74-5, 88-9, 62-40, 84-30

Referee: Jim Thorpe

SF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 2-0 Wales Ray Reardon (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 2-1 Wales Terry Griffiths (a) Head to head
Champion of Champions Group B (2-11 Oct 1980)
Grp Wales Ray Reardon (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Grp Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 9-0 Canada Kirk Stevens (a) Head to head
Grp England John Virgo (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Grp England Steve Davis (a) 5-4 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
1979/1980
World Championship (22-5 May 1980)
Rd 2 Canada Jim Wych (a) 13-10 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Masters (6-10 Feb 1980)
QF Wales Ray Reardon (a) 5-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Classic (7-8 Jan 1980)
QF Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) 2-0 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
1978/1979
World Championship (16-28 Apr 1979)
Final Wales Terry Griffiths (a) 24-16 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
Griffiths miscued three times in four shots during the first frame, but won it on the final pink.
The match were close until 17-16.

67-51, 63-54, 37-66, 75-49 (56), 120-9 (120), 106-24, 66-71 (71, 66), 1-91, 45-64, 84-38, 22-66 (57), 60-10, 3-97 (69), 57-66, 89-40, 42-66, 32-83 (70), 69-49, 22-86, 16-92 (92), 94-31, 85-35, 12-84, 76-41 (51), 4-90 (84), 36-66, 94-15, 59-22, 54-67, 73-27, 60-53, 127-2 (64), 51-62, 67-24, 115-5 (71), 104-1, 77-16, 84-43, 117-0 (50+), 92-16 (56)

Referee: John Williams

SF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 19-12 England John Virgo (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-8 Wales Ray Reardon (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-11 England Steve Davis (a) Head to head
1977/1978
World Championship (17-29 Apr 1978)
Rd 1 England Fred Davis (a) 13-9 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)  
Masters (6-10 Feb 1978)
QF Northern Ireland Alex Higgins (a) 4-3 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
1976/1977
World Championship (18-30 Apr 1977)
SF Canada Cliff Thorburn (a) 18-16 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
QF Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-11 Wales Doug Mountjoy (a) Head to head
Rd 1 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) 13-11 South Africa Perrie Mans (a)  
Masters (7-11 Feb 1977)
Rd 1 England John Spencer (a) 4-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a) Head to head
1975/1976
Masters (26-30 Jan 1976)
Rd 1 England John Pulman (a) 4-2 Northern Ireland Dennis Taylor (a)