Gerard Eamonn Greene (born 12 November 1973 in Chatham, Kent) is a Northern Irish professional snooker player. He represented Northern Ireland in international events, as his parents are from Belfast.
Greene has enjoyed moderate success in his career, reaching his highest ranking, 26th, for the 2004–05 season, and has reached one ranking final, at the 2014 Players Championship Grand Final, where he lost 4–0 to Barry Hawkins. Alongside this, Greene reached a ranking semi-final, at the 2007 Grand Prix, losing to the eventual champion Marco Fu, and five quarter-finals.
Representing Northern Ireland with teammate Mark Allen, he reached the final of the 2011 World Cup, where they lost to China.
Greene has qualified for the World Championship five times without winning a match at the Crucible Theatre, although he twice drew the defending champion – John Higgins in 1999, and Peter Ebdon in 2003. He was ranked within the world’s top 64 players from 1997 until he fell off the main tour, losing his professional status, in 2016.
|Born||12 November 1973
Chatham, Kent, England
|Sport country||Northern Ireland|
|Highest ranking||26 (04/05)|
|74 (as of 31 October 2020)|
2013 Ruhr Open
|Best ranking finish||Runner-up (2014 Players Championship Grand Final)|