Gilcreest wins Masters Ranking Event 1

Colm Gilcreest won the first RIBSA Masters Ranking event of the season, sponsored by Bonnar Engineering on Sunday the 25th of September in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow. 

In the final Colm beat John Torpey from St Johns Limerick 3 frames to 1 in a great final. The high break was won by Dylan Rees with a 97 Break.


RIBSA would like to thank Bonnar Engineering in Letterkenny for sponsoring the cup and the Ivy Rooms for hosting the event. RIBSA hope to see you all in Event 2 on the 13th of November.


The 2016 – 2017 RIBSA Master Snooker Ranking Series will feature 6 Ranking events and the National Snooker Championships this season.  These rankings will be used to select the master International players. 

The players received a player’s letter and reregistration forms in the post. The players are requested to bring the forms filled in to the event.

Closing Dates

The closing date for Master tournaments will be 6pm on the Saturday before the event. The draw for each tournament will be available on the website, as soon as possible.

Prize Fund – All entries paid out in prize money and full breakdown provided on the day.

Minimum €500.00 guaranteed plus high break prize of €50 per event.

Winner 40%, Runner Up 20%, Semi Finalist 10% each, Q Finalist 5% each.

RIBSA will pay all tournament expenses.

Entry Fees

The cost of entry for Masters Tournaments will be €20.00 plus RIBSA registration of €15.00,Waistcoats must be worn for all matches. National Waistcoats are not permissible.

A Copy of the Rules for all tournaments will be available at the venue.


1.  John Farrell Dublin

2.  Tony Jacob – Hawk’s Nest

3.  Alan Cusack – Dublin

4.  Patrick Mooney – Planet SC Ennis

5.  Ray Scullion – Planet SC Ennis

6.  Glen Redden – St. John’s Limerick

7.  Brendan Thomas – Roadstone 

8.  Nigel Power – Potters Drogheda

9.  Paul Griffin – Potters Drogheda

10. Dylan Rees – Youghal CYMS

11. Dessie Sheehan – ALSAA

12. James Flaherty – Dublin

13. John Torpey – St. John’s Limerick

14. Shane Gorman – Graigue

15. Kevin McMahon – St. John’s Limerick

16. Clive Smith – Wicklow 

17. Mark Tuite – St. John’s Limerick

18. Richie Toal – St. Mary’s Mullingar

19. John McBride – Navan

20. Brian McPhee – Potters Drogheda

21. Keith Sheldreck – Qclub Wicklow 

22. Freddie Chute – Thurles

23, Alen Matic – Celbridge

24, Stephen Walsh – Carrick-on-Suir

25. Pete Donegan – Northwest

26. James Bateman – Kilkenny Shed 

27. Paul Arnold – LGC

28. Anthony Bonnar – Northwest

29. Ernie McMullen – Newbridge

30. Jim Carrick – Newbridge

31. Michael Judge – Qclub, Wicklow

32. Nicky Ryan – Hawk’s Nest

33. Tom Gleeson – New Institute

34. Ivor Fitzpatrick – Dublin

35.Phil Arnold – Celbridge 



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