Dennis Taylor

(12 Jun 2008)

Dennis Taylor is a former World Snooker Champion and now regular commentator for the BBC.

Dennis Taylor was born on 19 January 1949 and has been a professional for some 24 years. An extremely humorous character, his after dinner speaking and trick shot displays are in constant demand. Until last season he was the only player to remain in the top 16 for 22 years. He glittering career has won titles as far a field as Asia through Europe and Canada and the most prestigious Snooker World Title.

A record breaking 18 million people in the United Kingdom glued their eyes to their television sets after midnight to watch Dennis Taylor win the World Title in 1985 in an unforgettable match against Steve Davis. He won 18-17 on the final black at the 10 minutes past midnight.

He is a sporting legend and much loved personality in Ireland and his fellow professionals hold him in high esteem. Dennis great love away from snooker is golf, and every spare minute is spent on the golf course. Music and motor racing are other great passions and he has recently taken part in celebrity racing events. An excellent after dinner speaker, he puts the 'You can win' spirit in his audiences


1985 Embassy World Snooker Champion
6 Times Irish Champion
Benson & Hedges Master Championship
Rothmans Grand Prix Champion
Twice Canadian Open Champion
Kit-Kat World Champion of Champions
Japanese Master Champion
Australian Masters Champion

Dennis made a successful appearance on Strictly Come Dancing late last year, and is now working regularly on the corporate circuit and is writing some articles for the SPORTSMAN Newspaper.

Call us now to book Dennis Taylor on 01 6190243 or email


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