Aaron Wins EBSA U-21 Event 2

Aaron Hill from Crucible SC won the second RIBSA under 21 Snooker EBSA Ranking event of the season in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow on Sunday the 14th of October.

In the final Aaron beat Noel Landers from Youghal CYMS 3 frames to 1 in a superb match which was refereed by Conor Doyle.


Semi Finals

In the semi final Aaron Hill beat Ross Bulman 3-0 while Noel Landers beat Ronan Whyte 3-1 in two high scoring matches with good match-play snooker.

High Breaks

There was a number of high breaks on the day with Ross Bulman made 78, 59, 64, 50. Aaron Hill made 74, 65, 64 and 67. Ryan McGuirk had a 62 break but the highest Break went to Noel Landers with a superb 87.

Event 3 will be played on the 16th of December and this will be the final event to qualify the RIBSA players for the EBSA U-21 Championships in February 2019.

Plate Event

Mark Gleeson beat Dylan O Shaughnessy in the plate event 2-0.

RIBSA would like to thank all the players and the Ivy Rooms SC for hosting the successful day of Junior Snooker and Referee Conor Doyle.

Enter Event 3 NOW

To enter to an event Text RIBSA on 085 2428701. This is a text number only and you must include your name, club and event. You can also contact the club direct on 059 91 37714.

PLEASE NOTE : Closing date for entry is the Friday before at 1pm.

  • Full Qualification System for EBSA Championships 

The Republic of Ireland Billiards & Snooker Association have announced qualification for the 2019 EBSA European Under 18 and Under 21 Championships which will be held in Israel in 2019.

RIBSA will hold three International EBSA Ranking tournaments.  These events are open to all the underage players and if any player loses their first match on the day they can play in a plate event on the same day.

  • Format

The EBSA International events will be the best of 5 frames including the final and the Plate event will be the best of 3 frames including the final.

  • Entry Details

You must text your entry to RIBSA on 085 2428701. This is a text number only and you must include your name, club and name of the event you wish to enter

  • Closing Dates

The closing date for entries will be the Friday before each event @1pm and the draw will be then published on the ribsa web site at 3pm.

  • Entry Fee

The entry fee will be €10.00 plus Reg. This can be paid on the day. Trophies will be awarded to the plate winner and runner up of the three events and a prize fund will be awarded for the International events.

  • Tournament Director

This structure will be organised by our National Coach PJ Nolan who will be the Tournament Director.  This Qualification will run from September to December to qualify players for the EBSA Championships in Israel in 2019.

  • All juniors can qualify

All juniors have an extra chance to qualify for the EBSA events through the Senior Rankings as RIBSA will give the highest ranked junior on the senior ranking a qualifying spot at the closing date.

This is to encourage more juniors to compete in our senior events.

  • Qualifying for EBSA U-21 Championships

Number 1 & 2 on Under 21 International Rankings

Highest U-21 on Senior Rankings – at closing date

Additional players from U-21 International Rankings

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