Ivor Fitzpatrick will play Brendan Thomas and Colvin O Brien will play Shane Bates in the 2017 RIBSA Intermediate Snooker Championship semi finals after the four players played superb snooker on Bank Holiday Monday the 1st of May in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow.
The Semi Finals will be played played during RIBSA finals weekend on the 6th and 7th of May.
RIBSA would like to thank all the players, the Ivy Rooms SC for hosting the event, Referee Ger Murray and TD Tony Thorpe on making the day a big success. The semi-finals and final promises to be a fantastic matches with the four players looking for this Intermediate National title.
Following representation from Club owners RIBSA have decided to introduced one day / one event membership fee. The cost of this membership is €5.00 and is only valid for the duration of each particular event. It is hoped that this will encourage more participation in RIBSA Events.
This year will feature an exciting RIBSA Intermediate Snooker Tour around Ireland and a National Intermediate Championship at the end of the season.
Guidelines for eligibility to play this season:
1. Any player who finished in the Top 16 on the Senior Rankings in the previous 3 seasons or is in the top 16 of the current list at time of draw.
2. Current and former Irish Senior Champions.
3. Current and former WPBSA main tour players.
4. Former Senior Internationals.
Players in all above categories may apply to RIBSA to play in intermediates in writing (Email is acceptable).
RIBSA council reserves the right to review the eligibility of all players who enter Intermediate events
You can now text your entry to 085 2428701. This is a text number only and you must include your name, club and the event you want to enter by the closing date. Entry fees are payable on the morning of the event and entries will be accepted up to 1pm on the Friday before the tournament.
No player will be permitted to enter a tournament if he or she has money outstanding from a previous tournament this season.
The Entry fee will be €20 for seniors and €10 for juniors plus RIBSA registration.
RIBSA registration fee are 21 and over – €15.00, 16-20 – €10.00 and Under 16 – €5.00
Players must be properly dressed for all RIBSA competitions. The dress code is dark shoes, dark one coloured trousers (no jeans), one coloured shirt buttoned at the wrist and waistcoat. Waistcoats must be worn for all matches. National Waistcoats are not permissible. Matches will commence @ 10.30am.
A Copy of the Rules for all tournaments will be available at the tournaments.
The following players are ineligible to play