Welcome to Snooker & Billiards Ireland

Welcome to Snooker & Billiards Ireland. We are delighted to announce our new web site covering all the news from on and off the table. This web site will be updated daily with events and news from the clubs, regions and plus all our National and International events worldwide. Snooker & Billiards Ireland are the official governing body for Snooker & Billiards in the Republic of Ireland. We hold national events in various levels in both genders with Senior, Intermediate, Over 55’s, Challenge, Ladies, Junior, Masters Over 40’s and Billiards events. For more information, contact info@sbireland.ie

Following the Irish Government announcement to ease restrictions on allowing Indoor sport to resume from the 20th of September 2021. Snooker & Billiards Ireland have now announced a new calendar of events up to December. SBI will monitor the ever-changing situation and keep our members informed on this web site.

The Republic of Ireland Billiards and Snooker Association “RIBSA” has been the name of our association for over five decades as the NGB for Billiards & Snooker in the Republic of Ireland. In 2020 a rebrand and launch was held and from now on, our NGB Association will be known as “Snooker & Billiards Ireland” (SBI)

Snooker & Billiards Ireland would like to inform the pricing structure for entry fees into our events. In consultation with club owners, Snooker & Billiards Ireland have decided to increase the payment to clubs hosting our official tournaments. Currently clubs receive €2 per player and that will increase to €4 pp.

Snooker & Billiards Ireland would like to announce that our online system is open for players and clubs to join as SBI Members or enter our SBI events. Each event has a set entry fee and you can pay on line. SBI are looking forward to meeting everyone again.If you need more information email info@sbireland.ie

SBI would like to inform our members that work has begun on the proposed new HQ in Carlow Town. This development has dominated the attention of the SBI board over recent times and it is great to see the work starting. SBI hope to hold events in the new HQ starting in November. This HQ will hold 8 tables, meeting room and shop.

Snooker & Billiards Ireland are delighted to announce they have set-up a “Player Grant Scheme” to assist our members who qualify for the World Snooker Tour. This grant will be paid to players who receive their tour cards for the first time only. Aaron Hill will be the first recipient of this grant. SBI wish Aaron good luck on the tour.


Snooker & Billiards Ireland have introduced a new on line payment system for Entering Events, Paying your Player, Referee or Club membership.

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    Return to Sport – Additional Guidance

    Dear Sport Ireland Stakeholder Please find attached Guidance note for the Sports Sector in relation to the return to sport from September 20th. The note seeks to provide further information on a number of reoccurring themes raised by Sporting Organisations following the recent Government Announcement. Sporting Organisations should continue to risk ...
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    SBI Statement – Fully Vaccinated

    On behalf of Snooker & Billiards Ireland (SBI). At present in relation to all SBI tournaments and SBI events every player and official must be fully vaccinated against Covid 19 with no exception. This is the policy of Snooker & Billiards at this current moment in time, but SBI will constantly monitoring the situation and...