Colm Gilcreest won the first RIBSA Masters Ranking event of the season, sponsored by Bonnar Engineering on Sunday the 25th of September in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow.
In the final Colm beat John Torpey from St Johns Limerick 3 frames to 1 in a great final. The high break was won by Dylan Rees with a 97 Break.
RIBSA would like to thank Bonnar Engineering in Letterkenny for sponsoring the cup and the Ivy Rooms for hosting the event. RIBSA hope to see you all in Event 2 on the 13th of November.
The 2016 – 2017 RIBSA Master Snooker Ranking Series will feature 6 Ranking events and the National Snooker Championships this season. These rankings will be used to select the master International players.
The players received a player’s letter and reregistration forms in the post. The players are requested to bring the forms filled in to the event.
The closing date for Master tournaments will be 6pm on the Saturday before the event. The draw for each tournament will be available on the website www.ribsa.ie, as soon as possible.
Prize Fund – All entries paid out in prize money and full breakdown provided on the day.
Minimum €500.00 guaranteed plus high break prize of €50 per event.
Winner 40%, Runner Up 20%, Semi Finalist 10% each, Q Finalist 5% each.
RIBSA will pay all tournament expenses.
The cost of entry for Masters Tournaments will be €20.00 plus RIBSA registration of €15.00,Waistcoats must be worn for all matches. National Waistcoats are not permissible.
A Copy of the Rules for all tournaments will be available at the venue.
1. John Farrell Dublin
2. Tony Jacob – Hawk’s Nest
3. Alan Cusack – Dublin
4. Patrick Mooney – Planet SC Ennis
5. Ray Scullion – Planet SC Ennis
6. Glen Redden – St. John’s Limerick
7. Brendan Thomas – Roadstone
8. Nigel Power – Potters Drogheda
9. Paul Griffin – Potters Drogheda
10. Dylan Rees – Youghal CYMS
11. Dessie Sheehan – ALSAA
12. James Flaherty – Dublin
13. John Torpey – St. John’s Limerick
14. Shane Gorman – Graigue
15. Kevin McMahon – St. John’s Limerick
16. Clive Smith – Wicklow
17. Mark Tuite – St. John’s Limerick
18. Richie Toal – St. Mary’s Mullingar
19. John McBride – Navan
20. Brian McPhee – Potters Drogheda
21. Keith Sheldreck – Qclub Wicklow
22. Freddie Chute – Thurles
23, Alen Matic – Celbridge
24, Stephen Walsh – Carrick-on-Suir
25. Pete Donegan – Northwest
26. James Bateman – Kilkenny Shed
27. Paul Arnold – LGC
28. Anthony Bonnar – Northwest
29. Ernie McMullen – Newbridge
30. Jim Carrick – Newbridge
31. Michael Judge – Qclub, Wicklow
32. Nicky Ryan – Hawk’s Nest
33. Tom Gleeson – New Institute
34. Ivor Fitzpatrick – Dublin
35.Phil Arnold – Celbridge