Fifteen players went to post for the 2022 SBI Super Senior championships at the SBI centre in Carlow with play commencing at 10.30 am. All the players were delighted with the conditions and a very enjoyable tournament took place. In the first semi-final Stephen Merrigan (Roadstone) defeated Ernie McMullen (Newbridge CYMS) by 3 Frames – 2. The 2nd semi was won by Tommy Murphy (D’Arcy McGees) who overcame Nicky Ryan (Hawk’s Nest) on a 3 – 1 scoreline.
The final was a very competitive match with first Stephen and then Tommy looking the likely winner. It went all the way to the final black, Stephen eventually emerged the victor an excellent pot.
Tournament Director Tony Thorpe thanked SBI for the fantastic conditions and looked forward to many more Super Senior tournaments at the centre. He thanked tournament referee Shane Mason for helping to run a highly successful event. He thanked all the players for supporting the events.