Snooker & Billiards Ireland would like to announce the details of the 2023 Irish Amateur Snooker Championships Finals weekend which will be held at the SBI HQ Academy of Excellence in Carlow on Saturday the 29th and Sunday 30th of April to find the 2023 Champion.
The last 16 round @ 10am – Saturday 29th April – Best of 7
- Ross Bulman 4 v 1 Frank Sarsfield – Table 7 Referee Brendan Devlin
- George O Hara 2 v 4 Aaron Tobin – Table 2 Referee Sandra Bryan
- Mark Walsh 4 v 2 Mark Gleason – Table 3 Referee Maurice Walsh
- Donal Foran 4 v 3 Stephen Bateman – Table 5 Referee Aonghus McAnally
- Brendan O Donoghue 4 v 0 Eric Pei – Table 1 Referee Conor Doyle
- Douglas Hogan 1 v 4 Noel Landers – Table 8 Referee Richie Toal
- Philip Browne 4 v 1 Colvin O Brien – Table 6 Referee Neil Shanahan
- Ivor Fitzpatrick 0 v 4 Ryan Cronin – Table 4 Referee Steven Foster
The Q-Finals @ 2pm – Saturday 29th April – Best of 9
- Ross Bulman v Aaron Tobin – Table 5
- Mark Walsh v Donal Foran – Table 8
- Brendan O Donoghue v Noel Landers – Table 6
- Philip Browne v Ryan Cronin – Table 7
The S-Finals @ 6pm – Saturday 29th April – Best of 11
The Final @ 10am & 3pm – Sunday 30th April – Best of 13
The winner will follow in the footsteps of all our great players throughout the years. The defending Champion is Brendan O Donoghue from Nenagh who won his fifth title in 2022.
We will have streaming of Table 7 & 8 on our You Tube Channel and you can watch by clicking on https://www.youtube.com/@snookerbilliardsireland/streams
We also hope to stream Table 5 & 6 on our SnookerON channel and you can watch by clicking on https://snookeron.com/clubs/?club=95
Junior & Billiards Finals
The Final of the National U-18 & U-21 Snooker and Billiards Championship will be also held on Sunday 30th April at 10am.
- U-18 Final: James O’Connell v Ronan McGuirk – Table 5 – Referee Dave Earle
- U-21 Final: Leone Crowley v Sean Walsh – Table 6 – Refeee Conor Doyle
- Billiards Final: Aidan Murray v Wayne Doyle – Table 8 – Referee John Kehoe/ Brendan Devlin
The SBI AGM will also be held on Sunday the 30th of April at 12.30pm – 2.30pm in the SBI HQ in Carlow for our members to attend.
National Amateur Snooker Championships Prize Fund
SBI announced that a €1800 prize fund will be up for grabs for this year’s National Amateur Snooker Championships.
- Winner € 750
- R-Up € 350
- Semi Finalists 4 x € 150
- Q-Finalists 4 x € 75
- High Break € 100
Total Prize Fund € 1800
- Last 16 – Best of 7 – Saturday 29th – 10am
- Q-Final – Best of 9 – Saturday 29th – 2pm
- Semi Final – Best of 11 – Saturday 29th – 6pm
- Final – Best of 13 – Sunday 30th – 10am (5frames) & restart at 3pm
SBI AGM * 12.30 – 2.30pm
- The dress code for the 2023 SBI National Championship is full dress:
- Dark Shoes (no runners)
- Dark one coloured trousers (no jeans)
- One coloured shirt buttoned at the wrist and waistcoat.
- Waistcoats must be worn for all matches.
- National Waistcoats are not permissible
- Bowties are also required for the SBI Championships weekend matches.
More Information email SBI firstname.lastname@example.org