The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association have just released details of the 2017 Championships finals weekend which will be held in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow from the 5th – 7th of May.
Action will begin at 2pm on Friday 5th of May with the last 16 of the Mens Senior Championships and followed with the Q Finals at 6.30pm. The RIBSA Masters, Intermediate, Junior Snooker & Billiard National Championships National finals will be then played over the weekend to crown the 14 National Irish Champions.
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 Senior, Masters, Intermediate, Ladies, Billiards and Junior titles.
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.
CURRENT HIGH BREAK
The High break stands at 118 by Philip Browne and RIBSA would like to wish all the players good luck during finals weekend.
Draw for tables – Last 16 Senior Championship @ 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
RIBSA SENIOR CHAMPIONSHIPS PRIZE FUND
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