Two Irish Snooker players now remain in the 2014 World IBSF Under 21 Snooker Championships in Al Fujairah – UAE.
RIBSA players David Cassidy, Daniel O Regan, Stephen Bateman, Josh Boileau and Daniel Dempsey had all qualified for the knock out stages but it will be only Josh Boileau and David Cassidy flying the flag in the last 32 tomorrow morning.
Daniel O Regan run came to an end with a 4-2 defeat to Yun Fung Tam from Hong Kong after the Cork man had played great snooker in the group stages. Josh Boileau played great to beat Abdullah Al-Faylee from Iraq which included top breaks of 64 and 76 to set up a last 32 match against No. 2 seed Dhvaj Haria from India in the morning.
Daniel Dempsey lost a very close match to Lee Mein from Scotland 4 frames to 2. David Cassidy beat Amin Sanjaei from Iran 4 frames to 1 to set up a match against No.5 seed Mateusz Baranowski from Poland in the morning.
Stephen Bateman lost to Thai player Nathawud Hompirom 4 frames to 1 despite taking the opening frame but the Thailand player fought back with a top break of 112 to knock out the Irishman.
GOOD LUCK JOSH & DAVID !!!!
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