RIBSA has extended the closing date for payment of entry fees to the Premier Tour to Sunday 5th of January. Any new players wishing to participate in the final 3 events can also enter by this date. The entry fee for the 3 events is €138.00 Please contact RIBSA at 085 2428701.
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
Last weekend the 14th & 15th of December our National Coach PJ Nolan was invited back to Salzburg in Austria to hold his last training Cue Zone for 2013 with the Austrian National Snooker Team. The Austrian Billiards & Snooker Association organised the event and invited nine players from the National Rankings with Nüssle Florian,
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 Eastern Region Intermediate NO.3 event of the season was played on Saturday 14 December at Celbridge snooker Club. The tournament was won by the 2012 Intermediate champion Andrew Yeates from Navan. In his semi-final Andrew defeated Martin Thorpe from Newbridge CYMS by 3 frames to 2 in what was always going to be a
The Third RIBSA Intermediate South East Region ranking event of the season was held on Saturday in the 147 Club in Wexford . Local player Joe Delaney won the event when he beat Richie Flynn from Norris’s Waterford 3 frames to 2 in exciting final. John O Sullivan won the highest break prize of the
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 three New World Champions were crowned tonight in the 2013 IBSF World Snooker Championship here in Daugavpils Latvia. China , Belgium and Thailand players won the event in what was one of the highest quality World Championships ever held. Our Irish players were beaten by the eventual winners in the Mens and Masters events.
The Intermediate Snooker Tour resumes on Saturday the 14th of December. This year the format will be 3 Regional events plus 3 National Events and a National Championship. The venues for this weekend will be as follows: You need to Contact the host club with your name to enter. Northwest Region: Northwest Snooker S C,