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On Monday the 28th of September our National Coach PJ Nolan returned to Newbridge CYMS Snooker Club in Co Kildare to hold another Coaching Session with their members. The club already boasts some of the top juniors players in Josh Boileau and Charlie Sweeney among its members. Jim Carrick and Leo Kennedy and the Newbridge CYMS
Michael Judge from the QClub Wicklow who was playing in his first ever Masters event won the opening RIBSA Masters ranking event of the season when he beat Nigel Power 3 frames to nil in the final at the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow. Michael also won the Tournament high break prize with a
This weekend our RIBSA Chairman Jim Leacy and RIBSA President Eamon Kearns made the presentations to the 2014 – 2015 RIBSA Volunteer of the Year, Referee of the year and Club of the year awards. The RIBSA Club of the Year was won by The Shed in Kilkenny The RIBSA Referee of the Year was
The first Senior Ranking Points Tournament of the season took place in Carlow this weekend on the 26th September 2015. There was a superb entry of 74 players, but seven no shows brought the total numbers down to 67. Four of the notable no shows were under 16’s who avail of free entry to the
The first RIBSA under 21 Snooker Ranking event of the season will be held in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow on Sunday the 4th of October. You can now text your entry to RIBSA on 085 2428701. This is a text number only and you must include your name, club and event. You can also
On Saturday the 26th of September, The DBSL (Dublin Billiards & Snooker Leagues) held a free Open Snooker day for all young players around Dublin in Fairview Snooker Club in Dublin city. This was DBSL third event this season to help promote the game in Dublin. RIBSA National Coach PJ Nolan was again in attendance
Notice is hereby given of an Extraordinary General Meeting to discuss and vote on the attached motion. The Irish Sports Council has asked that all NGB’s sign up to the “Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) Mechanism”. Please read the attached documents at the bottom of screen in the downloads section to familiarise yourself with the matter.
On Tuesday the 15th of September, Edenderry Snooker Club in county Offaly was the latest club to avail of a free RIBSA Snooker Coaching Session with our National Coach PJ Nolan. The club has a great history of producing players over the years and in 2015 the club saw their youngest ever member Adam Quinn
Aidan Murray from Wicklow started the season on a winning streak when he beat Wayne Doyle from Dublin in the Final of the first RIBSA Billiard Ranking Events of the season. The first tournament of the Senior Billiards series was played at The Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow on Sunday, 13th of September 2015, the
This week our National Snooker Coach PJ Nolan met up with 4 year old potting whiz-kid Adam Wynne from Leamore in Boora, County Offaly, Ireland. Earlier this year Adam appeared on The Late Late show with host Ryan Tubridy after his video went viral on the internet after his uncle uploaded it to Youtube.