Senior Championships Last 16 Preview

The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association have just announced the last 16 line up for the 2018 RIBSA Irish Senior Snooker Championships.

The Championships was played in the Ivy Rooms SC in Carlow on Saturday and Sunday 28th & 29th of April to find the 16 qualifiers. There was three centuries made over the weekend with Michael Judge holding the current high break with a 119 Break, other centuries were 106 by Ross Bulman with 106 and 100 by David Morris.

CLICK FULL RESULTS – click Saturday or Sunday tab

2018 Upsets – Seeds go out

There was a number of upsets on both days with a number of the top seeds eliminated with Johnny Connors beating Robert Murphy, Aidan Devenney beating Stephen Bateman on the Saturday and on the Sunday John Torpey beat the defending Champion Brendan O Donoghue and Joe Delaney beat Chris Cooney. All the other top 16 seeds survived the test to qualify.

The last 16 draw is:

  • Michael Judge Vs David Cassidy
  • Johnny Connors Vs Aidan Devenney
  • David Morris Vs Noel Landers
  • Philip O Connor Vs TJ Dowling
  • Rodney Goggins Vs Joe Delaney
  • Philip Browne Vs Greg Casey
  • Aaron Hill Vs Ross Bulman
  • Ryan Cronin Vs John Torpey

Prize Fund

This year the guaranteed prize fund will be €2,600.00 and it promises to be an exciting finale to the season.

Championships Weekend

The Championship Last 16 will be played on Friday 11th of May at 5pm and 7pm. The Q-Finals will be played on Saturday 12th at 10am. The Semi Final will be played at 6pm and Final will be played on Sunday the 13th of May during RIBSA Finals Weekend in the Ivy Rooms SC.

RIBSA will confirm the full list of time of all matches during the week and it will be announced on the web site. All matches will be refereed and the four tables will be recovered this week ready for the Championships.

Live Streaming

Live Streaming will be available to watch live from Carlow in case you cannot be in Ivy Rooms as it promises to be an exciting finale to the season to find the 2018 Senior Champion.

Dress Code

Players Dress Code for RIBSA Finals Weekend. The dress code is dark shoes, dark one coloured trousers (no jeans), one coloured shirt buttoned at the wrist and waistcoat.  Bow-Tie and Waistcoats must be worn for all matches. National Waistcoats are not permissible.

More Information email RIBSA

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