Dean Callanan of the Crucible snooker club is the Cork County ‘Cork Billiards and Snooker Association’ (CBSA) Under 19 champion where he saw off all the challengers at the ‘RIBSA Club of the Year’ the Crucible last Saturday afternoon.
The tournament is always a good indicator of talent for the future with nearly every winne... Read more
DOMESTIC action is in full flow for the ‘Cork Billiards and Snooker Association’ (CBSA) in the ‘Garry McCarthy Trophies’ sponsored Cork snooker leagues and the Crucible doubled up with victories over Youghal CYMS ‘B’ at the Market House last Thursday evening.
This was an intriguing match with some... Read more
Everyone involved in Irish snooker will be saddened to hear that Bernard Burke from Celbridge Snooker Club died this morning.
The Republic Of Ireland Billiards and Snooker Association and all snooker followers would like to express their very deepest sympathy to his family and friends at this sad time. May he rest in Peace RIP
Funeral a... Read more
St Marks Special School, Newbridge joined Stars Academy Ireland recently by having a full size table installed. The table was donated by Gerry Morgan from Dublin and was received with much thanks from Stars Academy Ireland and St Marks Special School who are celebrating 40 years this year. This is the first Special School to receive a snooker ta... Read more
Last night in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow four teams were putting in early practice for the Leinster and Munster Club Snooker Championships. Kilkenny, Waterford, 147 Wexford and New Institute Nenagh organised a training night to help the teams prepare for their upcoming Club Championships.
It was a great night of play with th... Read more
St Davids CBS in Artane Dublin have recently joined Stars Academy Ireland and had a full size table donated by David Bernes to the School. Thanks to David for his generous donation and this table will make such a difference to so many students taking up the sport now and for the future. Padraic Kavanagh the Principle of St Davids CBS is an avid ... Read more
CONOR Kennedy of the Youghal CYMS club is the ‘Cork Billiards and Snooker Association’ (CBSA) under 16 Cork County snooker champion after a very exciting tournament held at the ‘Market House’ in Youghal last Saturday.
The tournament started at 10am and continued through to the final at 2.30pm where Ken... Read more
Stars Academy Ireland Events Director and World Snooker Coach Dan Carroll paid a visit to Kildare Town Community School during the week to get an update on progress within the School on how the sport of Snooker is being integrated. Dan was met by Tadgh O’Connor the man organising the School leagues and qualifying events for players to represent ... Read more
The Crucible Snooker Club in County Cork have been crowned the 2013 RIBSA Club of the year with a presentation to club owner Jimmy Hussey from our National Coach PJ Nolan this week.
This award is to highlight the club with the most players in the top 16 of all the various RIBSA categories , Senior Snooker, Masters Snooker, Ladies Snooker, In... Read more
There will be a meeting in St Conleths CYMS, Newbridge on Monday 18 Nov. @ 8pm to discuss this years Leinster Club championships. Clubs intending to enter teams are asked to send a representative to the meeting.
Sunday 3rd November 2013 was another milestone for Stars Academy Ireland with the official welcoming of Ken Doherty to their organisation. Ken was welcomed by Dan Carroll and the attending committee along with some of the Teachers and youngsters who will be our first Scholarship players for 2014. All this took place in the Ken Doherty Snooker Ac... Read more
THIS WEEKEND at Fermoy Snooker Club will be the Cork County Under 14 Snooker Championships, next week will have the full report on this very important event.
CORK league snooker continues in the ‘Cork Billiards and Snooker Association’ (CBSA) as it has completed ‘Week 6’ of league matches and as e... Read more
The 4th staging of the Vinnie Sheridan Memorial 6 Reds Tournament took place at St Conleth’s CYMS, Newbridge on Sunday 27th Oct. Play commenced at 11am with 24 players going to post. After a long days play the 2012 winner Charlie Sweeney again reached the final where he was opposed by Martin Thorpe whom he defeated in last year’s final. The matc... Read more
The annual Vinnie Sheridan Memorial tournament takes place this Sunday October 27 in St. Conleth’s CYMS Newbridge. This year’s event will be the 3rd staging of this tournament held to honour the memory of Vinnie, a lifelong clubman and committee member.
The tournament is run as a 6 reds event. This format is fast becoming popular with its ex... Read more
The Kildare junior leagues are at the half way stage and Shane Ryan is topping the ranking with 38 points closely followed by Leon Costello on 34. The standard of the players is improving each season and once they play the sport on a regular basis this has to be the case. Leon knocked in a 40 break recently and is consistent with 20's and 30's d... Read more
FERMOY CYM&WS have made incredible strides forward to basically reconstruct their club in the North Cork town, investing over €30,000 in upgrading the premises, which was capped off by the purchase of three ‘World Class Shender –Strachan’ snooker tables and state of the art lighting.
The three tables were actually used in the recent ‘Int... Read more
Tuesday 8th of October 2013 will go down in history as the day that the Stars Academy Ireland Schools & College program was officially initiated as Teachers from the various member Schools & Colleges gathered for this historic meeting organised by Stars Academy Ireland in Sharkx Snooker club Newbridge. Also in attendance were the committ... Read more
Snooker came to Youghal Co. Cork last weekend as the town hosted the 2013 International Challenge Cup (ICC).
It is the first time that a tournament of this nature had been held in the South of Ireland and the venue at Youghal CYMS received overwhelming praise from all three Nation’s, the Republic of Ireland, France and Northern Ireland and t... Read more
THE ‘Cork Billiards and Snooker Association’ (CBSA) Cork snooker leagues fired back into action last week and there were some interesting results in week one.
Youghal CYMS had to play two rounds of games, due to the refitting and re-clothing of their tables ahead of this weeke... Read more
INTERNATIONAL Snooker is on its way to Youghal this coming weekend as the ‘International Challenge Cup 2013’(IIC Cup) will be played over Friday the 27th and Saturday the 28th of September in the ‘Market House’ the home of Youghal CYMS.
The tournament which is just in its second year will feature the holders the Republic of Ireland, France a... Read more
The Stars Academy Dublin Junior Open took place in Joey's Snooker Club last weekend and the turnout was very good with 27 entries in total. The standard of play was great and the event went very well indeed. 7 year old Evan Deegan got his first taste of competitive play and is very keen to continue playing the game.
All first round and secon... Read more
Wexford man Rodney Goggins won the first RIBSA Open Handicap tournament of the season when he beat Daniel O Regan from 3 frames to 2 in a superb final. The event was held in The Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow and twenty one players entered the event. Young Josh Boileau won the high break prizw with a superb 103 Break. These events ar... Read more
Leighlinbridge Primary School in Carlow one of many Schools to support the sport of junior snooker by accepting a table donated by Kathleen Barr from Castleknock in Dublin through Stars Academy Ireland. This initiative is part of our 10 year plan to get as many Schools around Ireland to take on the sport and help promote and secure snooker here ... Read more
Ballinabranna Primary School in Carlow recently received a snooker table from John Benton of the Billiard Company in Dublin. Joe Doheny the Principle of Ballinabranna School was delighted to accept the offer on behalf of Stars Academy Ireland and the pupils of the School. Joe is our National Primary School Coordinator and he will be available to... Read more
RIBSA have announced the Calendar of events up to December with Billiards & Snooker events in all the different age categories and levels. It promises to be another exciting year ahead and membership form are available at all the venue clubs when you arrive.
Membership is €10.00 for 16yrs and over and free membership for Under 16 players... Read more
The Stars Academy Ireland School and College Initiative has commenced with the official awarding of certificate of membership to the CBS Westland Row in Dublin. Alan Bailey received the award from Stars Academy Secretary Annette Newman on behalf of the School. The CBS have been promoting snooker for a good number of years now and they have devel... Read more
The finals of the Griffith Snooker Tour season was played at Sharkx, Newbridge recently and the competition was tense as the qualifiers got their matches underway for the title and the big prize fund. Once again this tour was a great success and everyone really enjoyed the events and agreed that it was organised and played in good spirit and tha... Read more
Last season RIBSA number 1 player David Hogan won the 2013 Nenagh Invitational Snooker Tournament in the New Institute Snooker Club in Nenagh this weekend. In the final David beat former Professional player and reining National Champion Michael Judge 4 frames to 1 in a superb final that featured breaks of 131, 108 and 81.
A total of twe... Read more
Stars Academy Ireland held the A junior Team Championships in Sharkx Snooker Club Newbridge recently and right from the start this event was producing great snooker from all the team players. In the semifinal stages Kildare A team of Charlie Sweeney and Reece Doyle were pushed all the way by the Carlow A team of Corey Ramsbottom and Jordan Walke... Read more
Rodney Goggins from the 147 Snooker Club in Wexford played oustanding snooker to to win the 2013 Cross Invitational in Fermoy CYMS. In the final he beat top Junior player Ryan Cronin from the Crucible SC Cork. The event was a big success and it promises to be a bigger event next season.
... Read more
The final tour event of the season took place in Joey's Snooker Club, Dublin recently. This was the one to do well in and gain all those important points to make it into the top 4 on the ranking, giving those prize money accumulated over the past 7 months of competition. in the first semi final Larry O'Dea overcame the number one Ronan Deegan in... Read more
The Carlow team of Dylan Hurley and Seamus McCullough take the first B team title held recently in Sharkx Snooker Club Newbridge. In the semi final stage the Carlow team had a close match against the Kildare A team made up of Jordan Crowe and Cian Costello with both teams level at 2-2 it was down to the final frame decider between Dylan Hurley a... Read more
Stars Academy Ireland recently held their annual meeting and are finalising plans for the new season ahead. The School & College initiative will be rolled out in mid September and a calendar of events will be published. Stars Academy Ireland will be holding a Teacher training and information day to encourage more Schools & Colleges to co... Read more
Attention All Junior Snooker Players There Will Be A Two Day Coaching Course With Our RIBSA Coach At The CrossGuns Snooker Academy This August The Course Is Open To Juniors Of All Ages And Standards. Complete Beginners To The More Advanced Player Are Welcome To Attend The Course All Aspects Of The Game Will Be Covered And Information On Entering... Read more
The Griffith Snooker Classic Tour 6 was held recently in Sharkx Snooker club, Newbridge. The event was played with some caution by a few of the players hoping to gain crucial points to put them into the top 4 ranked players before the penultimate event in August to give them a good chance, but this was not to be for some as Annette Newman made s... Read more
The 4th installment of the Ivy Rooms Summer Handicap Open Ranking Series takes place this Saturday 27th July. Play commences at 11am in a group format. Entry fee: €20 seniors, €10 juniors.
Current top 8 are:
1. Benny O'Brien 310
2. John O'Boyle 280
3. Joe Corrigan 240
4. Peter Dunne 180
5. James Mc... Read more
This is a 3 red snooker blitz in the AOH Club in Cork and All matches will be best of three frames.
The Miss Rule for competition: There will be a maximum of three misses allowed and then the player can be asked to play from where the white has finished or the incoming player can play from that position or pick up the white and play from the... Read more
The Sharkx summer coaching camp took place this week and 8 young players with various standards took part. Dan Carroll World Snooker Coach began each day with a brief talk outlining the importance of Psychology, diet & nutrition and physical fitness of todays top players. Who would have thought a few years ago that these areas would become v... Read more
The Stars Academy Ireland Kildare School league that was played in Sharkx snooker club Newbridge ended recently after 12 weeks of fierce competition. Charlie Sweeney was in fine form and not giving away any chances during his matches took the title as Kildare School junior champion. Representing the Patrician school in Newbridge, Charlie l... Read more
The second coaching day of the course took place recently in Joey’s Snooker club, Dublin. All the students were put through their paces by Dan Carroll World Professional Snooker Coach and at the end of the day each was tested as to their progress so far on the course. I was very impressed with the progress of all the students and they all comple... Read more
A good turnout for this event considering it was the bank holiday weekend and the weather was great. We had representatives from Meath, Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, and Laois take part. Charlie Sweeney from Kildare was in great form on the day and breezed through to the semis winning all his matches 2 nil with breaks of 32, 41, 44 and 54 along the w... Read more
The 4th Tour event got underway in Sharkx snooker club Newbridge recently. The Griffith Open saw a great day’s competition among the players on this season’s tour. In the quarters and on the top half of the draw, Paddy Fagan again in good form saw off the current number 1 Stephen McAdam 2 frames to nil. Dave Seales on the other table beat D... Read more
The Stars Academy Carlow Junior leagues ended recently after 14 weeks of junior snooker at the Ivy Rooms Carlow. Jordan Walker took the top prize beating the favourite Corey Ramsbottom in a close battle all the way through. Jordan representing the CBS Carlow was delighted with his win and Corey representing St Fiaccs was happy with his performan... Read more
The 5th tour event took place in Joeys Snooker Club recently and the days snooker was a very tense affair with the points very close between the top 6 players all in contention for the big prize fund. Ronan Deegan was in fine form in his quarterfinal match against the number 2 player Steve Patten with breaks of 38 and 45 to send him into the sem... Read more
Rodney Goggins from the 147 Club in Wexford town will be holding a 24hr Snooker Marathon in aid of Hope Cancer Support Centre.
The Marathon begins in the 147 Club in Wexford on Friday 21st of June at 8pm and finishes on Saturday 22nd June at 8pm.
Rodney will be auctioning off a signed Irish football jersey and a signed David Haye photo w... Read more
Rodney Goggins from the 147 Club in Wexford town will be holding a 24hr Snooker Marathon in aid of Hope Cancer Support Centre.
The Marathon begins in the 147 Club in Wexford on Friday 21st of June at 8pm and finishes on Saturday 22nd June at 8pm.
If any player would like to play with Rodney or donate to the charity they should contact Ro... Read more
The National Doubles Championships was held yesterday 19th May at the Ivy Rooms, Carlow. The Event attracted 16 teams from all over Ireland. With four groups of four the top two from each group progressed into the quarter-finals.
Greg Casey/David Cassidy 3 v 0 Jason Burns/Thomas Forde
John O'Sullivan/Benny O'Bri... Read more
Saturday saw the staging of the Inaugural Finbarr Ruane Snr Memorial Cup at CrossGuns in Dublin. Limited to just 32 players the handicap event drew a strong field included top Irish internationals and ex professionals such as David Hogan, Rodney Goggins, Joe Delaney, Colm Gilcreest , John Sutton ,Michael Judge , Tj Dowling Robbie Murphy,Johnny W... Read more
The 2013 Betfair World Snooker Championships are into the semi final stages this week and World Snooker invited Dan Carroll to take part in the Cue zone and attend refresher coaching and seminar training during the middle weekend of the Championships. The Cue zone is where the World coaches are given a stage to help hone their skills and encoura... Read more
The Griffith Masters was the 3rd Tour event of the season that got underway at Sharkx Newbridge recently and the days competition was again a very tense and competitive occasion. In the top half of the draw at the quarter final stage, Dan Carroll overcame the number 1 seed Ronan Deegan 2 frames to 1 in a close match. Paddy Fagan was in good form... Read more
The Dublin Snooker Federation Team Cup was held over the last few weeks with the final being staged at Sportslink Snooker club. The Quarters and Semi finals were played in Joeys Snooker club and the teams really enjoyed the event. A frame handicap was introduced and depending on your end of season league table place your team handicap... Read more
The 12th Dublin Snooker Federation Individual tournament took place at Joeys Snooker Club Dublin recently. Ronan Deegan was in good form in the top half of the draw seeing off Joe Roche 2 nil in the last 16 and Larry O'Dea 2 nil in the quarters with breaks of 42,38 and 37 along the way to the semis.
In the semis he met Jimmy Howard and their... Read more
The second installment of coaching for the young players of the CY club in Portarlington took place Saturday 13th April by World Snooker Coach, Dan Carroll. The group were put through their paces over the course of the day with practice routines and simple alternatives to the 15 red game in order that everyone would get equal table time and enco... Read more
A two day coaching camp was held in Sharkx Snooker Club recently and was met with great enthusiasm and the need to improve their game by the young players in attendance. Each were assessed by World Snooker Coach, Dan Carroll and emphasis on technique and psychology of the game were the order of the two days. Also a training routine program was i... Read more
Finbarr Ruane Snr Memorial Cup
To Celebrate The 21st Anniversay Of His Passing A Tournament Will Be Held In CrossGuns In Saturday May 4th 2013.
The Tournament Is Strictly Limited To 32 Entries Will Be Held Over One Day And Run On The Same Handicap Basis As Used In The Recent Easter Pro Am.
Entry Fee Is €50 Winner €1000 And Cup Runne... Read more
Mountjoy Snooker Club take the Dublin Snooker Federation League title in style this season. Only dropping 3 frames during the first half of the league gave them the edge they needed to keep on track for the title.
They had great wins over last years winners Griffith A and Sportslink B both of which were the ones to watch. Mountjoy... Read more
Ronan Deegan took the 2nd Tour event of the season at Joeys Snooker Club recently beating Steve Patten in the final. Ronan now goes into the number one spot with 250 points closely followed by Steve Patten on 240 and Stephen McAdam on 230. So its close at this point but all can change over the coming months with the other players making good pro... Read more
Portarlington Snooker club have just re-opened and became the 27th club to come on board with Stars Academy Ireland in their support of the junior game. With now over 600 young players taking part in Stars Academy events this season the sport is growing throughout Ireland. These young people are now coming out and playing snooker and supporting ... Read more
The Coaching Academy is now up and running since February with a group of young players signed up for the first coaching course to be held over the next 8 months. Each student received a polo shirt and practice routines on the first camp in Sharkx Newbridge along with an assessment to include alignment, technique and a brief on the Psychology of... Read more
Stephen Lee made an appearance recently at Joeys Snooker Club, Dublin and took on some of the local snooker talent along with extending the event to include more of the visitors in attendance. Joe Lyons officiated as referee for the evenings entertainment and while it was a very relaxed and enjoyable evening the standard of play from ... Read more
A good turnout of young players at Joeys Snooker Club, Dublin for this event and we hope that this will encourage more young players to come and enter the Dublin junior events in the future. I have been involved in the Dublin junior leagues right from the onset back in 1987 when the late Dermot Dalton was organising the junior events and I subse... Read more
Saturday 16th March saw the U/16 Stars Academy Ireland event take place in Joeys Snooker Club Dublin. Again the players turned out to support. With Stars Academy Ireland building its membership weekly its only a matter of time when the number of players entering will mean that we will have to run only one event on the day rather than two as has ... Read more
The Stars U16 & U17 Events will now be held in Joey's Snooker Club, Dublin on March 16th and NOT as per RIBSA Calendar, this change is due to Cue School now being held in Carlow. Apologies for any inconvenience caused. To enter you can leave your name at reception in Joeys by calling in or phoning 01-8187633 or Dan Carroll at 085-73733... Read more
Congratulations to Colm Gilcreest on winning the Celtic Links Ferries open beating George Tierney by four frames to one in the final picking up the 350 euro first prize.
The 147 Club, Wexford would like to thank everyone who has taken part in the three tournaments and hope to see you all in the next tournaments.
The owners would al... Read more
Leighlinbridge Primary School from Carlow were the 10th School Group to come on board to help in breaking the Guinness World Record for the largest snooker tournament, 51 students took part and were introduced to snooker by World Professional Snooker Coach and Stars Academy Ireland Events Director Dan Carroll,to a great day out in the Ivy Rooms ... Read more
The U/15 Stars of the future was held in Joeys Snooker Club Dublin on Saturday 23rd February. We had a great turnout for this event and again the standard of play was high. In the top half of the draw both Charlie Sweeney from Kildare and Corey Ramsbottom from Carlow were in great form reaching the semi finals with relative ease. Charlie had bre... Read more
This Easter CrossGuns Snooker Club & Terry Rodgers Snooker Club Will Host The Biggest Ever Amateur Snooker Tournament In Ireland. With €10,000 In Prize Money.
The Tournament Will Be Handicapped And Open To The First 128 Players with the Entry Fee of €55.00
The Tournament Will Commence Good Friday Morning With The Final Easter Su... Read more
On Saturday 23rd February 2013 the 33rd Stars Academy U/14 event got underway at Joeys Snooker, Dublin. The standard of play among these young players is ever improving. Darragh Cusack was in flying form seeing off Dylan O'Connell in the last 16 2 frames to nil and Dylan Hurley 2 nil in the quarters and a big 2 nil win over the current U/12 &... Read more
St. Conleths CYMS member Johnny Williams won the 12th running of the Anthony Quinn Memorial with a 4 frames to 1 victory over his clubmate Flan Hayes. Once again the tournament attracted entries from around the country with 63 players going to post on Friday night, a testament to the drawing power of this prestigious annual invitational.
... Read more
Martin McCrudden wins the Royal Navan Snooker Tournament, defeating Patrick Wallace in the final on a nerve tingling Black Ball Finish.
In a star studded field including Stephen Lee, Rodney Goggins, Michael Judge, Joe Swail, Colm Gilchrist, plus many more, eventually the Celbridge man came out on top in a very exciting finale to ths tough PT... Read more
CYMS Newbridge Anthony Quinn Memorial
Johnny Williams 4 - 1 Flan Hayes
Congratulations to the 'Sniper' who won todays Anthony Quinn Memorial Snooker Tournament Final.
From CYMS Newbridge "Anthony Quinn memorial
After all the planning,p reparation,and hard work the Anthony Q... Read more
Martin McCrudden has defeated Rodney Goggins in the semi-final of the Royal Navan snooker tournament.
The Final now in Play is going to be a cracker.
Martin McCrudden versus Patrick Wallace. Read more
Flan Hayes will roll back the years if he can defeat Johnny Williams in the Anthony Quinn Memorial Snooker Final at CYMS Newbridge. The Best of 7 frames final is now in play.
Full result here on www.ribsa.ie Read more
Royal Navan Tournament Breakdown.
(CURRENTLY SEMI FINALS IN PLAY)
1st round byes: Andy Yeats, John Duffy, Colm Gilchrist, Rodney Goggins, Michael Judge, Trevor McConnell.
1st Round Results (All matches in Tournament best of 7 frames)
Patrick Wallace ... Read more
Anthony Quinn Memorial Snooker Semi Finals at CYMS Newbridge
Semi Finals now in play (Best of 5 Frames)
Benny O’Brien v Johnny Williams
Flan Hayes v Gary Ryan
Results here on www.ribsa.ie or on Facebook page RIBSA PRO Official
Latest from CYMS Newbridge
Quarter Final Results
Johnny Williams defeated Stephen Merrigan Snr
Garry Ryan defeated Jim Carrick
Benny O’Brien defeated Joe Corrigan
Currently in Play Flan Hayes leads Ernie Mc Mullen 2-1
Semi Final Line-ups
Johnny Williams v Benny O’Brien
Garry Ryan v Ernie McMullen/Flan Hayes
&n... Read more
Royal Navan Invitational Semi Finals
Format (Best of 7 Frames)
Stephen Lee v Patrick Wallace (+12)
Rodney Goggins v Martin McCrudden
Final will be at 4pm.
Full breakdown of the tournament, plus latest news and results here all day on www.ribsa.ieand on Facebook page RIBSA PRO Official all day. Read more
CYMS Newbridge Anthony Quinn Memorial
Quarter Final Line Up
Ernie Mc Mullen versus Flan Hayes
Jim Carrick versus Gary Ryan
Johnny Williams versus Stephen Merrigan Snr
Joe Corrigan versus Benny O’Brien
The quarter finals and the semi finals are the best of 5 frames, the Final is the best of 7 frames.
... Read more
Anthony Quinn Memorial In Full Swing at CYMS Newbridge
This very important tournament started on Friday evening and continues through to the close of play tomorrow evening. The format of play is the best of five frames until the Final which will be the best of Seven Frames.
The full quarter final draw will be here tomorrow mor... Read more
Joe Swail has the high break at the moment at the Royal Navan Open Tournament in a star glittering event.
The format of play has been identical to World Snookers PTC matches with the best of seven right through to the final.
Play started this morning and currently Stephen Lee awaits the winner of Joe Swail or Rodney Goggins to complete o... Read more
The Griffith Tour got under way at Sharkx Snooker Club, Newbridge on Saturday 9th February. With the interest growing for these events we are able to increase the prize fund and we hope that will be the norm for its future. This is all about grassroots snooker, giving players the opportunity to play competitively and improve their standard of pl... Read more
On Saturday the 16th and Sunday 17th of February The Royal Snooker Club In Navan will be holding an open handicapped snooker tournament for amateurs and professionals. The Entry Fee is €100.00 plus €5.00 registration. The registrationwill cover all table charges through out the tournament.
To find out your own handicap and enter go to their ... Read more
IT’S FINALS DAY in Killarney and Celbridge are Back-to-Back All Ireland Snooker Club Champions
Day three here at the All Ireland Snooker Club Champions at the Gleneagle Hotel and St Matthews opened their account this morning in their Quarter Final match defeating the Dublin League side from the Spawell Darcy McGees A by three matc... Read more
The annual Anthony Quinn Memorial Snooker Tournament will be held on the 15th, 16th and 17th of February the Newbridge CYMS in Co. Kildare. This event attracts the top players each season from all over and Josh Boileau is current defending champion.
Anyone interested in playing please contact by phone or message on 0861015114 with your name ... Read more
Saturday 26th January saw the U/13 Stars Academy Ireland event take place in the Ivy Rooms Carlow. Again the entries were up on last year along with the standard of play. For the first time ever two young ladies entered and had a great experience of competition play, Emirjeta Doda and Emily Bolger both fought hard but unfortunately we... Read more
The start of the new Stars Academy Ireland season kicked off with the U/12 event on Saturday 26th January at the Ivy Rooms Carlow, with entries up on last year and representatives from Carlow, Dublin, Kilkenny, Laois, Mayo and Cavan set the scene for a great days snooker. Our first young lady player since the mid 1990's Emily Bolger f... Read more
The 2013 Munster Snooker Club Championships will start this coming Friday Morning the 25th of January at the Gleneagle Hotel in Killarney.The tournament is in its 31st year and the current champions the New Institute from Nenagh Co. Tipperary are going for three-in-a-row.There will be 12 teams from Cork City and County as clubs like Youghal CYMS... Read more
Joey's Snooker Club,Harmonstown Road ,Dublin 5, is pleased to announce regular Snooker Coaching lessons every Saturday from 2pm until 6 pm for all Junior Players. Coaching is provided by Peter Troy ,ebsa ,ribsa ,and Coaching Ireland tutor.
TWO HOURS SNOOKER AND COACHING FOR 15 EURO.
SESSION ONE 2 -4. &n... Read more
THE Crucible ‘B’ are the Garry McCarthy Trophies sponsored ‘Cork Billiards and Snooker Association’ (CBSA) division two champions with a stunning victory over the AOH ‘B’ in the CBSA Division two final last Saturday afternoon at Douglas snooker club.
The Crucible ‘B’ side have been very consistent all season, but to not drop a match in both ... Read more
The Tuam 'A' snooker team won the 2013 Connacht Club Championship at Eglinton Snooker Club in Galway on Jan 5th.They will be joined by CYMS Letterkenny,Savoy Ballina and Tuam'B' at the All Ireland Club Championships in Killarney next month
in the photo L to R is Mike Mullen, Domhnall Foran, James Corbett (Captain), Hughie O'Donnell and S... Read more
The Q Club Wicklow "A" won The Leinster Club Team Championship in the Ivy Rooms SC in Carlow on Sunday to qualify for the All Ireland Club Championship in Killarney. Team Captain Jason Watson, Robert Murphy, Keith Sheldrick, Wayne Doyle, Stephen Hegarty and Mick Judge beat Newbridge CYMS in an exciting final 3 matches to 2 to take the ... Read more
The 2013 Leinster Club Championship is being held in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club this weekend. Sixteen teams competed in the event to qualify for the All Ireland Club Championship later on in the year in Killarney. On Sunday morning at 10am the Q-finals will begin with Edenderry playing Graigue, Q Club Wicklow will play Newbr... Read more
The draw for the Leinster Club Championships will take place in Newbridge CYMS on Saturday 29th of December during the Under 19 Cue School event. All clubs intending to enter teams need to submit their panels at this meeting. Up to 8 players per panel, 5 to play. Panels can be emailed to email@example.com before 3pm on the 29th Dec.
Entry ... Read more
The Patrician Secondary School from Newbridge were the 9th group of young players to take part in the Guinness World Record breaker. Again Sharkx of Newbridge was the venue for this. The club was once again full of excitement and competition was fierce indeed. Thanks to the principal Pat O'Leary and Ronan McCool for their very much appreciated s... Read more
Our 8th group got underway in Sharkx snooker club Newbridge on Wednesday 28th November and the Kildare Community School were the participants. The club became a hive of activity as play got going and all the young players were excited to be part of this and with the School getting a table in the new year, this has brought about a great interest ... Read more
CONGRATULATIONS to Jim Lacey on his appointment as President of the ‘International Billiards and Snooker Federation’ (IBSF) at the IBSF Annual General Meeting in Sofia, Bulgaria in front of all the countries delegates present during the World amateur snooker championships.
This is a fantastic honour for Jim and for the Irish game as Jim is t... Read more
Celbridge Snooker Club in County Kildare was awarded the 2012 RIBSA Club of the year with a presentation to club owner Phil Martin on Saturday from Ger Murray.
This is a new award to highlight the club with the most players in the top 16 of all the various RIBSA categories , Senior Snooker, Masters Snooker, Ladies Snooker, Intermediate Snook... Read more