Irish Open Tenpin Bowling | Men’s Championship 1991

Stillorgan Bowl, Dublin | 27 January 1991

Stepladder Final

Pos Name Country
1 Del Delaney Great Britain
2 Mat Thompson Netherlands
3 Cliff Dew Great Britain
4 Theo Thienpondi Netherlands

Reference: [1]

Stepladder Results

Player 1   Player 2  
Cliff Dew 255 Theo Thienpondi 249
Del Delaney 205 Cliff Dew 102
Del Delaney 188 Mat Thompson 163

Reference: [1]

Semi-Finals (After 11 Games)

Pos Bowler Country Score
1 Mat Thompson Netherlands 2550
2 Del Delaney Great Britain 2448
3 Theo Thienpondi Netherlands 2379
4 Cliff Den Great Britain 2378
5 Philip Dunne Ireland 2372
6 Chis Buck Great Britain 2257
7 Bob Newfield Great Britain 2250
8 Paul Magee Ireland 2236
9 Eric Kok Netherlands 2217
10 Phil Seamael Great Britain 2206
11 Geoff Buck Great Britain 2153
12 Joe Pearce Ireland 1911

Reference: [1]


Ireland’s Philip dunne narrowly failed to reach the Final Stepladder in the Irish Open Tenpin Bowling Championship, finishing just 6 skittles off a Top 4 Place.

Britain’s Del Delaney went on to win the Championship, defeating the Dutchman Mat Thompson 188 to 163 in the Final. Ireland’s Paul Magee (8th) and Joe Pearce (12th) also reached the Semi-Final Round in the Stillorgan Bowl




[1] Anon. (1991) “The A-Z of Weekend Sport | Tenpin Bowling” Irish Independent. Monday, 28 January 1991. Pg. 20.


Thanks to Graeme Ryan.

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