The RIBSA players travelling to Latvia next week for the European Championships had a training day with our National Coach PJ Nolan on Tuesday in the Ivy Rooms SC Carlow. Mark Tuite, Rodney Goggins and Brendan O Donoghue attended training as the other players were unable to attend due to work commitments. PJ worked on
Andrew Yeates from the Royal Snooker Club in Navan was crowned 2012 Irish Intermediate Champion in the Northwest Snooker Club in Letterkenny over the weekend. Andrew had a great Championship beating Alan Cusack, John O Sullivan, Paul Kelly, Benny O Brien and George Tierney to win his first major title. Andrew also had the highest
Vincent Muldoon was crowned the 2012 Irish Champion after a convincing 10-5 victory over Martin McCrudden in the Northwest Snooker Club in Letterkenny today. Muldoon reached the final after some very good wins on Saturday over Robert Redmond and Johnny Williams and he brought that form into todays final to win his third Irish title.
Day One of the championships weekend is now over and it will be McCrudden against Muldoon in the mens senior final tomorrow, and what a match that should be. An action packed day was had here in the Northwest Snooker Club with four newly crowned Irish Champions in the various categories. Tonights matches saw Youghal
As the temperature hit the high twenty’s in Letterkenny things certainly heated up in the Irish Championships this morning as the breaks started flying in the Northwest Snooker Club. Muldoon started the ball rolling with breaks of 75 and 133 helping him to an early 3-0 lead over Redmond. At virtually the same time McCrudden
Defending champion Ross Doyle (Dun Laoghaire) was in scintillating form as he successfully defended the U-19 billiards championships in Edenderry yesterday 20/05/12. The competition was played in group format, with each player playing each other in a round- robin. The top two after the round-robin would contest the final and the other five contestants playing
Rodney Goggins became the 2012 Senior Billiards Champion yesterday, 20th May, at the Ivy Rooms when he beat the No. 1 Aidan Murray by a very conviencing margin. Wexford’s Rodney Goggins, no stranger to championship snooker and current No 1 in the Snooker Rankings, has added the 2012 National Billiards Championship to his impressive list of
On the 18th May 1992 Irish Amateur Snooker lost without doubt one of it’s greatest ever servants. The passing of Finbarr Ruane Snr after a long illness stunned the snooker community not only on these shores but right across the snooker world. From the moment he began working with his father in law Christopher Carroll
The RIBSA AGM will take place this Saturday in SportHQ , Joyce Way, Parkwest Business Park and a large contingent is expected to attend this year to have their say on the future running the organisation and makeup of future events. Thus the committee have published a number of the 2011/2012 reports and some proposals
It is with deep regret that one of the great snooker ambassadors for Ireland Bob Carroll from Dublin passed away yesterday. He is the brother of Gloria Ruane and a former RIBSA National Snooker Coach. Here are his Funeral arrangements. Cremation prayer service on Wednesday afternoon on May 16th, at 2pm in Glasnevin Crematorium Chapel.