Aaron Hill from Crucible SC in Cork ended 2018 winning the final of the third RIBSA / EBSA Under 21 Snooker Ranking event of the season in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow on Sunday the 16th of December.
In the Final Aaron beat Mark Gleeson from Nenagh in a superb final 3 frames to 1 which was refereed by Conor Doyle.
In the semi final Aaron beat Ross Bulman from Youghal 3-1 while Mark beat Number 1 seed Noel Landers from Youghal 3 frames to 1 in the other semi final.
The high break was 117 by Aaron Hill. National Coach PJ Nolan was the TD on the Day and he was delighted with the quality of snooker on the day and he said the qualifying now starts again for the IBSF World Junior Championships in 2019 and he would like to encourage more juniors to play in these events.
Lewis Wins Plate Event
Lewis Casserly from R&R SC won the plate event today. In the final he beat Luke Bateman from the Kilkenny Shed 2-0 in a high quality final. In the semi finals Lewis beat John Fitzpatrick while Luke beat Jack Newman.
RIBSA would like to thank all the young players and the Ivy Rooms SC for hosting the successful day of Junior Snooker and Referee Conor Doyle. Finally RIBSA would like to wish all the players and everyone involved in Snooker & Billiards a happy Christmas and New Year.
- European U-21 Championship Qualifiers
The following RIBSA Under 21 players have now qualified for the 2019 EBSA U-21 Championships in February.
- Aaron Hill – CONFIRMED
- Noel Landers – CONFIRMED
- Ross Bulman – CONFIRMED
- Mark Gleeson – CONFIRMED
1st Reserve: Ronan Whyte