Masters Player Profiles

Snooker & Billiards Ireland who are the official governing body in Ireland would like to announce the top 32 Masters Snooker players on the SBI Masters Rankings for the 2019-2020 Season.

SBI hope to develop profiles on all our members on our web site over the next few months in the top 32 in Intermediate, Challenge, Junior and Ladies. The Billiard and Senior players has already been uploaded on the web site.

If any player would like his profile updated, please email pjcoach147@hotmail.com with the text. SBI will be updating all profile pictures at future events.

John Torpey
Player

Club : St Johns CYMWS

Date of Birth : 23/12/1974

Practice: Break - 147

Tournament: Break - 138

Best Achievements:

Represented Ireland in Senior & Masters Level

Home International Masters Team Champions

Beat Ronnie O Sullivan twice in Exhibitions

Frank Sarsfield
Player

Club : St Johns CYMWS

Date of Birth : 01/11/1967

Practice: Break - 147

Tournament: Break - 139

Best Achievements:

Munster Close Champion x 2

Numerous Masters Ranking Event Winner

Senior Ranking Event Finalist x 2

John O Sullivan
Player

Club : Kilkenny Shed

Date of Birth : 14/07/1977

Practice: Break - 136

Tournament: Break - 120

Best Achievements:

Player of Tournament - 2018 HIBSF Masters

National Senior C-Ship Q-Finalist

Masters Ranking Event winner

Dylan Rees
Player

Club : Youghal CYMS

Date of Birth : 27/05/1972

Practice: Break - 142

Tournament: Break - 142

Best Achievements:

Home International Masters Champions 

National Intermediate Snooker Champion

EBSA Masters Singles Championship Q-Finalist

Mark Tuite
Player

Club : St Johns CMWS

Date of Birth : 21/05/1969

Practice: Break - 145

Tournament: Break - 145

Best Achievements:

European Masters Singles Champion

EBSA Masters Team Champions with A Bonnar

Home International Masters Team Champions

Rodney Goggins
Player

Club : Liam Mellows SC Wexford

Date of Birth : 25/3/1978

Practice: Break - 147

Tournament: Break - 147

Best Achievements

Winning a Pro Ticket

World U-21 IBSF Champion

Represented Ireland Senior Team Since 1997

Tom O Driscoll
Player

Club : Hawks Nest SC

Date of Birth : 28/12/1972

Practice: Break - 143

Tournament: Break - 137

Best Achievements:

National Masters Champion

National Senior Championship S-Finalist

Stephen Walsh
Player

Club : Hawks Nest SC

Date of Birth : 12/03/1973

Practice: Break - 140

Tournament: Break - 119

Best Achievements:

Runner Up to Fergal O Brien in TV Junior Event

International Player at IBSF/EBSA Events

Paul Griffin
Player

Club : Potters Drogheda

Date of Birth : 02/07/1959

Practice: Break - 136

Tournament: Break - 96

Best Achievements:

Drogheda Snooker Champion

Beat Jimmy White in Exhibition 

Shane Gorman
Player

Club : Grauige SC

Date of Birth : 30/12/1970

Practice: Break - 139

Tournament: Break - 139

Best Achievements:

Represented Ireland at Internationals x 8

Century Break in European Team C/Ship Malta

Masters Ranking Event Winner

Nigel Power
Player

Club : Potters Drogheda

Date of Birth : 29/03/1972

Practice: Break - 145

Tournament: Break - 135

Best Achievements:

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Brian McPhee
Player

Club : Potters Drogheda

Date of Birth : 07/02/1969

Practice: Break - 138

Tournament: Break - 126

Best Achievements:

National Over 50 Champion

Last 16 World / European Masters C/Ships

James Bateman
Player

Club : Kilkenny Shed

Date of Birth : 17/08/1974

Practice: Break - 141

Tournament: Break - 129

Best Achievements:

Playing International Snooker for Ireland

Captain Kilkenny to Multiple Leinster Club Titles

All Ireland Club Championship Finalists

Jay Chopra
Player

Club : Youghal CYMS

Date of Birth : 16/09/1977

Practice: Break - 97

Tournament: Break - 68

Best Achievements:

Represented Munster - Interprovincials 

Intermediate Grand Finals - Qualifier 

National Challenge Championship S-Finalist

Paul Culleton
Player

Club : Ivy Rooms SC

Date of Birth : 24/07/1972

Practice: Break - 98

Tournament: Break - 89

Best Achievements:

Plays Senior & Masters Events

Represented Carlow in Pool

Won All Ireland Pool Title with Carlow

Ger McNamara
Player

Club : Graigue SC

Date of Birth : 24/05/1968

Practice: Break - 121

Tournament: Break - 91

Best Achievements:

Played S Davis, J White, K Doherty

Multiple Laois Champion

Played in All Ireland Club Championship

Ivor Fitzpatrick
Player

Club : Pioneers SC

Date of Birth : 13/05/1976

Practice: Break - 128

Tournament: Break - 108

Best Achievements:

Dublin League Champions

Anytime beating Top ranked Players

Dessie Sheehan
Player

Club : ?

Date of Birth : 03/09/1949

Practice: Break - 146

Tournament: Break - 97

Best Achievements:

National Senior Champion x 3

Played Hendry,Davis,Thorburn, White

Played World Cup with P Fagan & E Hughes

George O Hara
Player

Club : Darcys McGees SC

Date of Birth : 04/03/1971

Practice: Break - 147

Tournament: Break - 145

Best Achievements:

Beat Jimmy White Pro Am Killarney

European Masters Team Semi Finalist

Adrian Morrissey
Player

Club : Liam Mellows SC

Date of Birth : 22/08/1973

Practice: Break - 147

Tournament: Break - 101

Best Achievements:

National Doubles Champions with R Goggins

Winning Club of the Year

Lloyd Myers
Player

Club : AOH Cork

Date of Birth : 06/10/1976

Practice: Break - 136

Tournament: Break - 110

Best Achievements:

Munster Masters Ranking Tournament Winner

Played All Ireland & Munsters with AOH

Paul Arnold
Player

Club : Grauige SC

Date of Birth : 11/09/1967

Practice: Break - 134

Tournament: Break - 97

Best Achievements:

Senior Ranking Event Waterford Q-Finalist

Any win over Top Players

Phil Arnold
Player

Club : Celbridge SC

Date of Birth : 01/11/1973

Practice: Break - 137

Tournament: Break - 121

Best Achievements:

Alex Higgins PTC Amateur Winner

National Intermediate Champion x 3

Roy Connolly
Player

Club : Willows SC

Date of Birth : 25/09/1970

Practice: Break - 98

Tournament: Break - 50

Best Achievements:

Representing Club in All Irelands

Dublin League Champions

Jim Carrick
Player

Club : Newbridge CYMS

Date of Birth : 26/01/1962

Practice: Break - 137

Tournament: Break - 121

Best Achievements:

Player / Manager HIBSF Masters Team

European C/Ships Q-Finalist x 2

Tony Seymour
Player

Club : Nenagh Snooker and Social Club

Date of Birth : 13/12/1970

Practice: Break - 143

Tournament: Break - 129

Best Achievements:

All Ireland Club Champions x 2

Munster Masters Champion

Munster Club Champions x 4

Richie Toal
Player

Club : St Marys Mullingar

Date of Birth : 07/01/1975

Practice: Break - 147

Tournament: Break - 118

Best Achievements:

6 times Mullingar Open Champion

4 times Westmeath Open Champion

Intermediate Event Finalist

Brendan Murphy
Player

Club : Darcy McGees

Date of Birth : 27/11/1971

Practice: Break - 140

Tournament: Break - 96

Best Achievements:

Inter County Champions with Dublin

DBSL League & Cup Champion

James Darcy
Player

Club : Potters Drogheda

Date of Birth : 29/04/1977

Practice: Break - 134

Tournament: Break - 120

Best Achievements:

Leinster Doubles Finalist with R Murtagh

All Ireland Club Championships Q-Finalists

Ross Rooney
Player

Club : Newbridge CYMS

Date of Birth : 09/11/1976

Practice: Break - 134

Tournament: Break - 85

Best Achievements:

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Alen Matic
Player

Club : Celbridge SC

Date of Birth : 17/04/1971

Practice: Break - 138

Tournament: Break - 128

Best Achievements:

IBSF Masters Singles Championship S-Finalist

Winning Pro-Am in London in 1990's

League Winner with Martin Gould, Martin O Donnell and Alfie Burden

John Farrell
Player

Club : Fairview SC

Date of Birth : 06/06/1972

Practice: Break - 147

Tournament: Break - 147

Best Achievements:

European Masters Singles Finalist

European Men's Singles Q-Finalist

Multiple Senior & Masters Event Winner