2006 Premier League Snooker

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Betfred Premier League Snooker
Tournament information
Dates 14 September-
3 December 2006
Country United Kingdom
Organisation(s) Matchroom Sport
Format Non-ranking event
Highest break 124
Final
Champion England Ronnie O'Sullivan
Runner-up England Jimmy White
Score 7–0
2007

The 2006 Betfred Premier League Snooker was a professional non-ranking snooker tournament that was played from 14 September to 3 December 2006.

Ronnie O'Sullivan won in the final 7–0 against Jimmy White.

League phase[edit]

Ranking England
OSU
China
DIN
Scotland
DOT
England
WHI
England
DAV
Scotland
HEN
Republic of Ireland
DOH
Frame
W-L
Match
W-D-L
Pld-Pts
1 Ronnie O'Sullivan x 3 3 5 4 4 5 24–12 4–2–0 6–10
2 Ding Junhui[n 1] 3 x 4 1 6 3 4 21–15 3–2–1 6–8
3 Graeme Dott 3 2 x 4 4 3 2 18–18 2–2–2 6–6
4 Jimmy White 1 5 2 x 3 5 2 18–18 2–1–3 6–5
5 Steve Davis[n 2] 2 0 2 3 x 5 5 17–19 2–1–3 6–5
6 Stephen Hendry 2 3 3 1 1 x 4 14–22 1–2–3 6–4
7 Ken Doherty 1 2 4 4 1 2 x 14–22 2–0–4 6–4

Top four qualified for the play-offs. If points were level then most frames won determined their positions. If two players had an identical record then the result in their match determined their positions. If that ended 3–3 then the player who got to three first was higher. (Breaks above 50 shown between (parentheses), century breaks are indicated with bold.)[1][2]

  • 14 September – Sands Centre, Carlisle, England
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 3–3 Ding Junhui → 8–79, (98)–4, (65)–(69), 0–(76), 86–16, (86)–0
    • Graeme Dott 3–3 Stephen Hendry → 58–(59), (75)–15, 76–69 (53), (57) 74–21, 21–64, 50–63
  • 21 September – GL1, Gloucester, England
    • Jimmy White 2–4 Graeme Dott → (75) 80–0, 36–93, 34–(67), 64–55, 1–102 (96), 32–65 (61)
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 5–1 Ken Doherty → 69–9, (66) 78–28, (71) 75–0, (124)–6, (61) 87–0, 9–65
  • 28 September – The Hawth, Crawley, England
    • Steve Davis 0–6 Ding Junhui → 46–55, 29–78, 53–(57), 12–55, 39–54, 41–59
    • Jimmy White 2–4 Ken Doherty → 0–68, 53–1, 1–92 (55), 15–44, 0–70 (51), 72–22
  • 5 October – Assembly Rooms, Derby, England
    • Jimmy White 5–1 Ding Junhui → 65–36, 0–63, (51) 71–23, 55–9, 53–51, (63) 67–1
    • Stephen Hendry 1–5 Steve Davis → 45–56, 26–91 (79), 0–(75), 9–67, 63–66, (71) 72–24
  • 12 October – Guild Hall, Preston, England
    • Ken Doherty 2–4 Ding Junhui → (84) 88–0, 0–80, 0–(73), 61–41, 4–67 (54), 4–(112)
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 5–1 Jimmy White → (54) 77–45, 35–69, (73) 114–0, (68) 80–16, 53–21, (51) 88–21
  • 19 October – Grimsby Auditorium, Grimsby, England
    • Stephen Hendry 4–2 Ken Doherty → (60) 84–0, 70–7, 84–27, 1–80, (74) 81–0, 9–103
    • Steve Davis 3–3 Jimmy White → 41–78 (55), 71–24, 16–87, 52–62, 59–52, 67–40
  • 2 November – Plymouth Pavilions, Plymouth, England
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 4–2 Steve Davis → (88)–5, 72–48, 7–30, 82–5, 8–68, (108)–0
    • Graeme Dott 2–4 Ding Junhui → 0–126 (71,55), 7–64, 42–(79), (107) 131–0, 12–93 (81), 68–63 (56)
  • 9 November – Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, England
    • Ken Doherty 4–2 Graeme Dott → 81–15, (65) 78–13, 59–44, 0–90 (68), 0–95 (88), (83)–0
    • Stephen Hendry 1–5 Jimmy White → 51–48, 0–122 (105), 26–76 (75), 0–71, 45–49, 30–76
  • 16 November – SECC, Glasgow, Scotland
    • Graeme Dott 4–2 Steve Davis → (61) 73–44, 1–81 (57), 0–(101), (70) 90–40, (70)82–27, 76–5
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 4–2 Stephen Hendry → (65) 82–7, 51–35, 68–3, 0–(87), 4–78 (72), (84)–5
  • 23 November – AECC, Aberdeen, Scotland
    • Steve Davis 5–1 Ken Doherty → (114) 139–7, 15–73 (69), (89) 90–4, 93–5, 93–24, (59) 78–6
    • Stephen Hendry 3–3 Ding Junhui → 57–43, (101)–7, 9–113 (108), (78)–12, 9–121(120), 12–(82)
    • Ronnie O'Sullivan 3–3 Graeme Dott → 47–91, 1–86 (79), 16–103 (67), 84–8, (88) 91–10, (64) 79–50

Play-offs[edit]

2–3 December – Forum Centre, Wythenshawe, England[1][2]

Semi-finals
Best of 9 frames
Final
Best of 13 frames
           
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan* 5
5 England Steve Davis 2
1 England Ronnie O'Sullivan*** 7
4 England Jimmy White 0
3 Scotland Graeme Dott 4
4 England Jimmy White** 5

* (111)–18, (54) 100–16, (64) 74–1, 48–66, (86) 106–17, 28–64, (64) 71–14
** 50–67, 0–71 (64), 0–(94), 20–62, (87)–1, (51) 63–28, 57–9, (61) 90–16, 60–11
*** 77–7, 62–49, (122)–0, (93)–0, 46–13, (73) 98–1, (113)–9

Century breaks[edit]

[2]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ding Junhui withdrew from Premier League play-offs due to clash of dates with the 2006 Asian Games in Doha.
  2. ^ Steve Davis qualified for the play-offs due the withdrawal of Ding.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2006 Results". premierleaguesnooker.matchroomcms.com. Matchroom Sport. Archived from the original on 27 February 2012. Retrieved 5 January 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c "2006–07 Betfred Premier League". Global Snooker. Archived from the original on 22 January 2008. Retrieved 5 January 2011.