Ross Bulman from Youghal CYMS won the third RIBSA U-16 Snooker Ranking Tournament of the season in Newbridge CYMS Snooker Club in Newbridge Co. Kildare on Sunday the 18th of December. In the final Ross knocked in the tournament high break of 64 in beating Aaron Goldrick from Cavan 3 frames to 1 in a great match.
In the semi finals Ross beat young hot shot Ryan McGuirk 3 frames to 1 while Aaron beat young Aaron Hill from Cork 3 frames to 2 in the other semi final.
RIBSA would like to thank Jim Carrick and Chris O Reilly from Newbridge CYMS and Referee Shane Mason for making this event such a big success on the day. RIBSA National Coach PJ Nolan was the Tournament Director and he was so impressed with all the talent on show. RIBSA would like to thank all the Clubs for sending their players to this event and they would like to wish everyone a Happy Christmas and New Year and we look forward to seeing you all again in 2017.
This season the top four players will qualify for the Home Internationals in Leeds in August 2017. The top six players at the end of the season will qualify for the 2017 Celtic Challenge at the end of June.
Ross Bulman won event 1 and Aaron Hill won event 2 and event 3 promises to be a superb event. Enter Now !!!!
Format for 2016/2017
The entry fee is €10.00. Registration Fee U-21 €10.00 and U-16’s €5.00 – Proof of age required.
Five RIBSA U-16 ranking events will be held plus an U-16 National Championship this season to qualify our players for the International Team.
Please note : The closing date for all RIBSA Under Age Tournaments will be 1pm on the Friday before the tournament. Waistcoats are required for all events however National waistcoats are not permitted.
Play will begin at 10.30am and the Draw will be on the RIBSA Web Site @ 3pm on the 21st of October.
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CLOSING DATE 1pm – Friday 16th December
1. Ryan McGuirk
2. Ronan McGuirk
3. Aaron Smith
4. Keith O’Reilly – Newbridge CYMS
5. Colum Morley
6. Aaron Hill – Crucible
7. Noel Gleeson – New Institute
8. Oisin Bateman – Kilkenny
9. Luke Bateman – Kilkenny
10. Ross Bulman – Youghal
11. Michael J Hickey – Youghal
12. John Landers – Youghal
13. Jack Sheridan – Classic
14. John Joyce – Classic
15. Cian Murtagh – Classic
16. Cian Reid – Classic
17. Martin Cawley – Classic
18. Patrick Joyce – Classic
19. Wayne Joyce – Classic
20. Aaron Goldrick