Ireland No.1 Ross Bulman from Youghal CYMS has reached the semi-final stage of the 2023 European EBSA Amateur Snooker Championships in the Dolmen Hotel here in Malta. Ross had a number of fantastic results to reach the semi-final stage where he will now face on Saturday 18th of march at 1pm local time Micahel Collumb from Scotland.
The winner of this Championship will win a 2yr pro ticket on the main tour. Brendan O Donoghue narrowly missed out losing to Michael Collumb 4 frames to 3 in the QFinals today.
Ross will now fly the flag alone against Michael Collumb from Scotland with the winner playing in the European Final later in the day. Ross and all the players would like to thank everyone for the messages of support as it means a lot.
National Coach PJ Nolan ” said Ross played incredible snooker today to beat top quality opponents. His scoring and safety play was fantastic. Brendan was so unlucky today but all the players this year in Malta played with confidence and pride wearing the tri-colour.
Everyone at SBI and all around Ireland is so proud of Ross and we wish him good luck tomorrow in the Semi Final. Come On Ross !!!!
In the last 16 Brendan beat Iulian Boiko from Ukraine 4-0 and Ross beat Bulcsú Révész from Hungary 4-3. In the Q-Final Brendan lost to Michael Collumb from Scoltland 3-4 but Ross Bulman played unstoppable snooker to beat former European Harvey Chandler from England 4-1. All matches were played on March 17th and streamed live via www.ebsa.tv
In the last 64 Brendan beat fellow team mate Stephen Bateman and followed it up with a great win against Liam Davies from Wales. Ross also had great win against Sybren Sokolowsk from Belgium. All players gave it 100% and will all support Ross tomorrow.
SBI had 5 players playing in the event and you can follow all the results below.
Live Scoring and streaming is available – CLICK – For all the Group results click on players names
The players competed in the groups with two players from each qualifying for the knock out stages. All the group matches were best of 5 frames.
SBI wish all our players good luck in the Championships in Malta. You can follow all the news in Malta on www.ebsa.tv