Dene O'Kane

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Dene O'Kane
Born (1963-02-24) 24 February 1963 (age 54)
Sport country  New Zealand
Professional 1984–2001, 2006–2007
Highest ranking 18
Career winnings GB£394,103[1]
Highest break 140 (1990 World Championship)
Century breaks 40[2]
Best ranking finish Runner-up (1989 Hong Kong Open)

Dene O'Kane (born 24 February 1963) is a former professional snooker player from New Zealand. He reached the quarter-finals of the World Championships in 1987 and 1992. He made his World Championship debut in 1985, losing to David Taylor in the first round. He appeared in the world championships six times, but never in consecutive years [1]. He was a runner up in the Hong Kong Open in 1989, losing 8–9 to Mike Hallett after leading 8–6.

He first reached the top 32 in the world rankings for the 1985/1986 season, returning 3 years later. In 1991/1992 he reached his career high of #18. He remained in the top 32 until 1996/1997.

Tournament wins[edit]


  • IBSF World Masters Championship; 2004, 2005, 2008
  • Oceania Championship; 2005, 2006, 2007


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