Last week our National Coach PJ Nolan travelled to Lisbon, Portugal to train Nelson Batista on behalf of the European Billiards & Snooker Association in becoming an Official EBSA Snooker Coach. The EBSA Coaching Course is only open to recognised coaches who are approved by their own National Governing Body. The Portugal Billiards & Snooker
The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association (RIBSA) would like to wish all our Members, Affiliated Clubs and everyone involved in Snooker and Billiards a Happy Christmas and New Year. We look forward to meeting everyone again in 2014 in which promises to be another fantastic season of Irish Snooker.
The third event of the 2013- 204 RIBSA Premier Tour “The Presidents Cup” was played on Sunday 19th of December at the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow. This RIBSA Premier Tour contains the best 41 players snooker players from all around the Country and Ireland’s finest did not disappoint anyone with another fantastic quality
The Connacht Club Championships took place at the North West Snooker Club last weekend, there was a total of 7 club teams in the tournament. Some new clubs like Kiltullagh from Galway and lots of old faces appearing on the day. Lots of new young players especially from the North West club with a 12
The 3rd ladies ranking event took place in Q’s SC Clondalkin on Sunday 8th December. Michelle French faced Catherine Fitzsimons in the first q-final. It was a very even match throughout, with some excellent safety play from both girls. Catherine got the better of Michelle in the end winning the match 3-0. The other q-final
The Pat O’Sullivan Memorial handicap tournament was played at Carlow on Sunday, 1st of December 2013. After a day’s play, which saw many games decided on close margins, Aonghus McAnally, one of the most dedicated players on the current billiards circuit, was the well deserved winner on the day. Play started at 11.15am and all