Celbridge Snooker Club in County Kildare was awarded the 2012 RIBSA Club of the year with a presentation to club owner Phil Martin on Saturday from Ger Murray.
This is a new award to highlight the club with the most players in the top 16 of all the various RIBSA categories , Senior Snooker, Masters Snooker, Ladies Snooker, Intermediate Snooker, Junior Snooker, Senior Billiards, Intermediate Billiards and Junior Billiards.
Sixteen points were awarded to the number 1 on each ranking down to one point to number 16 for 2011 – 2012 season from the official RIBSA rankings on the web site. In first place was Celbridge SC followed by Newbridge CYMS in second and Edenderry SC and Nothwest Snooker Club in Letterkenny were in joint third place.
The search will be on in the new year for the 2013 Club of the year and it is very important that the players are down for the correct club on all ranking lists so their club get awarded the points.