The Senior Billiards Championships was played down to the semi-finals to-day 29th April in the Ivy Rooms The line-up for the finals weekend in Letterkenny is Larry Drennan v Aidan Murray and Rodney Goggins v Eugene Hughes. A total of 12 players contested the event, which meant that byes were awarded into the quarter finals
Rodney Goggins has been in superb form this season winning two of the seven ranking events played to date and never being out of the semi finals all season. He is virtually guaranteed the No.1 spot already sitting 130 points above his nearest rival Joe Delaney. With the Main Tour spot now gone perhaps the
Mark Tuite from Killarney was crowned Shooters ‘Cork Open Snooker Champion’ at Shooters snooker club in the ‘Sunbeam Industrial Park’ Blackpool today. What was noticable last weekend was the large high quality of top class players who entered was a clear indication of how prestigious this title was. Chairman of the ‘Cork Billiards and Snooker
Irishman PJ Nolan an official world snooker coach was invited by World Snooker to coach in the cue zone at the on Saturday, Sunday and Monday 21st – 23rd at this year’s world championship in the Crucible in Sheffield. The cue zone was held beside the BBC TV Studio with Hazel Irvine, Steve Davis, John
Andrew Yeates from the Royal Snooker Club in Navan and George Tierney from the Roadstone Club in Dublin have qualified to meet in the final of the Irish intermediate championship at the finals weekend in Letterkenny on the 26th and 27th May. The Championship was played in excellent conditions at Celbridge Snooker Club at the
Last week our National coach PJ Nolan an official world snooker coach travelled to Dubai in the United Arab Emirates to coach the national snooker team in preparation for the upcoming Asian championship which will be held in Qatar later this month. The current Irish and EBSA head coach was booked by the United Arab
The Masters 7th Event was played to-day 22nd April at the Ivy Rooms. The entries was down on previous events but none the less a fantastic tournament was played. The final eventually was contested between Mark Tuite and Brendan Cooney. Brendan, on the way to the final saw off Dan Carroll 3-0, Anthony Bonnar 3-0
Senior Ranking Tournament no 7 Royal Snooker Club Navan Sat. 14th and Sun. 15th April 2012. Joe Delaney from Celbridge Snooker club won the 7th senior ranking event of the season at the Royal Snooker club in Navan at the weekend. Joe showed great form throughout the tournament and was a very worthy winner. In
The 6th Ladies ranking event took place in Q’s snooker club on Saturday 7th April. Catherine Fitzsimons made her return to the ranking series after a short absence. She played on form Sandra Bryan, and it was not to be a triumphant return for Catherine as Sandra quickly seen her off 3-0 in their quarter-final.
RIBSA have just confirmed the players who will represent Ireland in the upcoming EBSA European Snooker Championships in Latvia from the 4th – 14th June. Rodney Goggins, Brendan O Donoghue and Greg Casey will fly the flag in the Mens Championship while Mark Tuite, Frank Sarsfield and Anthony Bonnar will play in the Masters Event.