The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association Senior Snooker Championships qualifying rounds were held in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Saturday and Sunday the 29th and 30th of April.
The top half of the draw was played on Saturday and the bottom half of the draw was played on the Sunday. Both days was played down to the Q-finals stages to qualify 16 players.
The Last 16 will be played on Friday 5th May at 2pm and the QFinals, Semi Final will be played along with RIBSA Masters, Intermediate, Junior Snooker & Billiard National Championships National finals from the 5th – 7th of May during RIBSA Championships finals weekend in the Ivy Rooms SC.
Draw for tables made today and the order of play @ 2pm 5th of May
All matches best of 7 frames
Brendan O Donoghue Vs Stephen Bateman Table 1
David Cassidy Vs Jason Deveaney Table 12
Tom O Driscoll Vs Paul Luden Table 6
Noel Landers Vs Robert Murphy – Table 5 – Live Streaming
Michael Judge Vs Karl Fitzpatick Table 7 – Live Streaming
James Fennessy Vs Philip O Connor Table 10
Colm Gilcreest Vs Colvin O Brien Table 11 – Live Streaming
Rodney Goggins Vs TJ Dowling Table 2 – Live Streaming
Players must be properly dressed for all RIBSA Finals Weekend. The dress code is dark shoes, dark coloured trousers (no jeans), one coloured shirt buttoned at the wrist, waistcoat and bowtie. Waistcoats and bowties must be worn for all matches. National Waistcoats are not permissible.
RIBSA would like to thank all the players on a great display of Snooker over the weekend. The High break stands at 118 by Philip Browne and RIBSA would like to wish all the players good luck during finals weekend.
Four tables will be live streamed from Carlow and it promises to be a fantastic Championship with so many top talented players looking for the 2017 Title…….
This year the guaranteed prize fund is €3, 500.00
The Champion – €1,000
Runner up – €500.00
Semi Finalists – €250.00each
Q- Finalists – €150 each
Last 16 – €100 each
Highest Break €100