Action just began in the RIBSA Senior Ranking Event No.5 of the season‘ The RIBSA Masters ‘ in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow this morning. Top seed is Rodney Goggins but with the talented field it is very difficult to find a winner .
First match to finish was a win for John O Sullivan when he beat Oisin Bateman 3 frames to 0 which included a top break of 70.
Stephen Bateman beat Fergal Quinn 3 frames to 0 with a top break of 40. Anthony Bonnar beat Dylan Keightley and John Sutton beat Paul Ludden 3 frames to nil to qualify for the next round.
Adam Nolan from Newbridge CYMS beat Alan Cusack 3 frames to nil. Ivor Fitzpatrick beat Corey Ramsbottom 3 frames to nil. Charlie Sweeney lost 3 frames to nil to Phil Arnold and Michael Folan beat Dessie Sheehan 3 frames to 1.
Michael Judge got a walk over from Jordan McCarty, Declan Monaghan beat Luke Bateman 3 frames to 1 and John Sutton got a walk over from Daniel Dempsey