Following last weekend U-18 & U-21 Ranking Tournaments in Carlow was the cut off point for selection of all RIBSA Senior and U-18 and U-21 players for the 2019 EBSA European Snooker Championships in Israel.
RIBSA will be sending the following number of players. The official ranking lists will qualify the players.
- Five Men players to Men’s Championships
- Four players to Under 21’s Championship
- Four players for the Under 18’s Championships
CONFIRMED RIBSA PLAYERS
- Men’s Championship – 5 players
1. Aaron Hill – Cork
2. Ryan Cronin – Cork
3. Greg Casey – Cork
4. John Sutton – Louth
5. Jason Devaney – Mayo
Available if Selected: Ross Bulman – Cork
Not Available : Brendan O Donoghue, Stephen Bateman, Davy Morris, Michael Judge, Robert Murphy, Rodney Goggins, John Farrell, Philip O Connor.
- U-21 Championship – 4 Players
1.Aaron Hill – Cork
2. Noel Landers – Cork
3. Ross Bulman – Cork
4.Mark Gleeson – Tipperary
1st Reserve : Ronan Whyte – Donegal (Available if Selected)
- Under 18 Championship – 4 Players
1.Aaron Hill – Cork
2. Ross Bulman – Cork
3. Ryan McGuirk – Meath
4. Noel Gleeson – Tipperary
1st Reserve : Leone Crowley – Cork (Available if Selected)
The Men’s Championship is from the 22nd February to the 2nd of March and The 18 & U-21 Championships in Israel from the 17th February to the 22nd February.
All Junior players must travel with a parent or guardian and RIBSA will contact each player over the next few days to confirm travel details and about the deposit that is needed to be paid before flights are booked.
Calendar of Events
- Sunday 17th February: Welcome ceremony (U18’s) – U Magic Palace Hotel 09:00
- Sunday 17th February: Start of the U18 Matches 10:00
- Tuesday 19th February: Welcome ceremony (U21’s) – U Magic Palace Hotel 09:00
- Tuesday 19th February: Start of the U21 Matches 10:00
- Friday 22nd February: Start of the ‘Peace & Sport Snooker Open’ **
- Friday 22nd February: Semi-finals & Final of the U21 Championship
- Friday 22nd February: Players & Referees meeting (Men’s championship) 18:00
- Saturday 23rd February: Start of the Men Matches 10:00
- Saturday 23rd February: Official Opening Ceremony – U Magic Palace Hotel 20:00
- Saturday 2nd March: Final & Closing Ceremony U Magic Palace Hotel