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With time ticking towards the 20th of October the Killarney Convention Centre (KCC) in Co. Kerry in the Republic of Ireland is getting ready to welcome the World’s best snooker professionals and the talented amateurs are ready and waiting to try and make a name for themselves at the Players Tour Championships (PTC8). From Co. Down
SNOOKER is back on Leeside as the Cork Billiards and Snooker Association (CBSA) leagues re-started last Thursday night in clubs and Societies in the City and County. Last year was a tremendous success for CSBA with a full league programme completed, plus the return of the ‘Cork Close’ and many under age tournaments and such
Coaching Ireland and RIBSA will hold the first level one coaching course in Carlow on Saturday and Sunday the 1st & 2nd of October. Current RIBSA Intro level coaches Aidan Murray, Neil Shanahan, Philip Washington, Paddy English, Daren Mirza, Dan Carroll and Niall Scully have confirmed they will attend the course. Liam Moggan from Coaching
The first intermediate in the East Region was run in the newly refurbished D’Arcy McGees Snooker Club (formerly Spawell). The tournament attracted an entry of 27 players with a strong field with 4 players from the top 32 taking part. The eventual winner was Wayne Doyle who defeated Chris Hannigan 3 0 in the final.
PJ Nolan continued his tour around the snooker clubs in Ireland with the Royal Private Members Snooker Club in Navan his next stop. PJ met with Amir (Chris) Mazahery the owner of Royal Snooker Club. Chris showed PJ around his club which contains 13 Snooker tables, 1 English Pool Table and 1 American Pool Table.
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Tom Glesson picked up where he left off last season and won the first ranking event of the season to retain his Irish Masters No.1 spot. Tom defeated Wexford’s John Connolly 3-1 in the final after some solid wins throughout the day against Derek O’Neill, Eugene Hughes and Mick Farrell. John however did pick up
The New Season of the Dundalk Snooker League will begin on Wednesday 5th October 2011. The success of last season has boosted interest in snooker in Dundalk. This year we will be participating in RIBSA events, we’ll have numerous ranking and cash tournaments and also a Ryder Cup style challenge match against the best of
John Connors beat Mickey Duffy 3-1 in the final of the first Northwest Snooker Intermediate and also picked up the high break prize for a superb 102 break. Similiar to Carlow 17 players entered the event which ran off smoothly and it was Connors who stole the show with wins over Sean McVeigh, Conor Henderson
The first south east Intermediate took place today in the Ivy Rooms and although the entry was smaller than usual most of last years top players were all involved. It was Waterford’s Ray Power however who took home the first prize after beating club mate Richie Flynn 3-1 in the final. Ray started the day