RIBSA National Coach PJ Nolan held his first successful day of his International training weekend on Saturday the 4th of August to prepare our players for the Home Internationals & World IBSF U-16’s.
Training was held from 11am-4pm in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow for George O Hara, John O Sullivan, Dylan Rees, Ross Bulman, Ryan McGuirk, Jack Newman, Lewis Casserly, Ronda Sheldreck and Leah Brady.
All the players were invited to attend one or both days at €5.00 per day where PJ held sessions on Break-Building, Safety, Long Potting, Tips on Cues and Technique checks and Fitting of Waistcoats.
Bulman wins Day 1
In the Training competition it was Ross Bulman who won the event scoring 400 points just beating John O Sullivan by one point in a dramatic event that covered six routines.
Good Luck Team Ireland
RIBSA would like to thank all the players for attending the training and to the Ivy Rooms SC for hosting the training day. Chairman Jim Leacy attended today and he wished all the players and teams good luck in their upcoming championships in Leeds and Russia.
Home Internationals – Leeds
The 2018 Home Internationals Senior, Masters, Ladies, Under 21 and Under 16’s in the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds from the 10th – 17th of August.
IBSF World U-16 Snooker – Russia
The IBSF World Under 16 Snooker Championships will be held in St. Petersburg, Russia from the 30th September till 6th October.
Ireland Senior Team
- Michael Judge 2. Rodney Goggins 3. Brendan O Donoghue 4. Greg Casey
Ireland Masters Team
- John O Sullivan 2. George O Hara 3. Dylan Rees 4. Stephen Walsh
Ireland Under 21 Team
- Aaron Hill 2. Noel Landers 3. Ross Bulman 4. Ronan Whyte
Ireland Under 16 Team
- Ryan McGuirk 2. Jack Sheridan 3. Leone Crowley 4. Patrick Daly
Ireland Ladies Team
- Ronda Sheldreck & 2. Leah Brady
IBSF World U-16 Snooker Championships players
- Aaron Hill – Crucible SC
- Ryan McGuirk – R&R SC
- Leone Crowley – Shooters SC
- Jack Newman – Fermoy SC
- Lewis Casserly – R&R SC
- Sean Walsh – Douglas SC
Day 2 of training weekend will be held on Sunday the 5th of August were PJ will again hold another session in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow from 11am-4pm.