The final of the Irish Intermediate Championship will be contested between Mark Walsh from the New Institute Club in Nenagh and Benny O'Brien From Kilkenny who overcame Philip Murphy from Roadstone 3 frames to2. Mark got the better of Martin Thorpe from St Conleths CYMS Newbridge by a score of 3 frames to 1. Martin hold sthe high break with an e... Read more
Martin Thorpe from St Conleths CYMS Newbridge Is Currently 1-1 with Mark Walsh from The new Institute Club in Nenagh in their semi-final at Celbridge Snooker Club. In the first frame Martin had a super 110 break, but Mark showed his fighting qualities by taking a close 2nd. This one could go all the way.
In the other half of the draw Benny O... Read more
The draw for the 2013 Intermediate Championship is as follows:
All players must register at least 15 mins before their 1st match. Neat dress is mandatory, dark trousers, long sleeved shirt and shoes ( no runners). Entry fee €20
Venue: Celbridge Snooker Club ... Read more
The Draw has been made for the 2013 Intermediate Snooker Shield which will be held in the Ivy Rooms in Carlow on the Championship weekend.
The Intermediate Shield is for the number 1's in the four regions to play off for the RIBSA title. This year four young under age snooker stars have finished in the number one position in their regio... Read more
Entries for the Intermediate Championship will close at 4pm on Thursday 25th April. The following entries have been received to date:
1.Martin Thorpe 2. Paul Kelly 3.Jim Carrick 4. James Fennesssey 5. Brian Quigley 6. Paul Byrne 7.Andy McCloskey 8. Richie Flynn
9. Eddie Keenan 10. Jonathan Grant 11. James McGuinness 12. Benny... Read more
The National Intermediate Championships takes place this Saturday 27th in Celbridge Snooker Club. Closing day for entries is Thursday 25th at 4pm. Draw takes place at 6pm and will be posted on the website. Entries can be texted to 085-1987379 or phone 059-9137714. The Championships will be played down to the Final. The Final wi... Read more
The team from the Southeast Region of Daniel Dempsey (Newbridge), Benny O'Brien (Ivy Rooms), Paul Kelly (Newbridge), Adrian Morrissey (Wexford) & Colvin O'Brien (Ivy Rooms) won the 2013 RIBSA Intermediate Team Championship in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club Today.
They went through to the final having been unbeaten in the group stages, despi... Read more
The 2013 Intermediate Team Championship takes place on Saturday 6th April in the Ivy Rooms Carlow. Play commences at 10:00 and teams must be registered by 09:45am. This event was won by the South East Team in 2012.
All matches are best of 5 frames.
The Playing Schedule for the 2013 Championship
Session 1 @10am
South East V West
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The Intermediate Team Championship takes place on Saturday 6th April in the Ivy Rooms Carlow. Play commences at 10:00 and teams must be registered by 09:45. The four regional teams are confirmed as follows:
Ross Doyle, Dublin
Wayne Doyle, Dublin
Philip Murphy, Roadstone
Stephen Merrigan, Roadstone
Peter Leung,... Read more
The South-East region of the Intermediate Ranking Event 4 was held in The Ivy Rooms Snooker Club on Saturday 23rd. The final was contested between Colvin O'Brieb from The Ivy Rooms and Martin Thorpe from Newbridge CYMS. Colvin beat on his way to the final, Daniel Dempsey 3-0, and Paul Kelly 3-2. Martin beat Karl Fitzpatrick 3-2, and Dylan Scully... Read more
Wayne Doyle won the 4th Intermediate event in the Eastern Region in Celbridge Today Sat.23rd February. ~From early in the tournament it was evident that Wayne would feature strongly as he won his first two matches without dropping a frame. In his semi final he overcame Stephen Merrigan Jr. by 3 frames to 1. Neil Guidon came through in the top ha... Read more
On Saturday the 23th Of February RIBSA will be holding the fourth Intermediate ranking event of the series in the following four venues. This event will be played in a seeded knock out format. Please note : The Northwest Region No. 4 event will be now played on the 9th March in the CYMS SC Letterkenny
East Region : Celbridge Snoo... Read more
The third round of the RIBSA Intermediate Series took place in The Victoria Snooker Club in Limerick. 11 players took part in the first RIBSA ranking event to feature the double elimination format and it was young snooker star Daniel O Regan from Crucible SC Cork who won the title beating 16 year old Kenny Wight from Youghal in the final.
Da... Read more
Saturday saw the 3rd round of seasons RIBSA Intermediate Series take place in CrossGuns Snooker Club. 20 players took part in the first RIBSA ranking event to feature the double elimination format. George O'Hara who was in fantastic form all day won the overall event without needing his double elimination chance.
In the first semi final Ross... Read more
On Saturday last 24 November Benny O'Brien from Kilkenny won the 3rd event in the South East Intermediate tour. This event was played in St. Conleths CYMS Newbridge as a double elimination competition with all the entrants up to the semi finals getting a second chance. Given that this was the first time we have tried this format the to... Read more
The 3rd of this seasons Intermediate Snooker Tournaments took place at the North West snooker club in Letterkenny last weekend. There was a small but talented group of players with included 3 formed Donegal champions, Anthony Bonnar, Phelim Mc Clafferty and Sean Mc Veigh. The tournament was run on a double elimination basis, which me... Read more
This Saturday event Number 3 in the Intermediate Series will take place in the 4 regions. Cross Guns SC will host the competition in the Eastern Region, Phone Finbar Ruane @ 086 8196760,
North West S C in the North West, Phone John Doherty @ 074 9121384,
Victoria S C in the South West Phone John Torpey @ 061 468909 and
Newbridg... Read more
This Saturday 24th November sees the 3rd round of the RIBSA Intermediate Series being run in the four venues. The 2012-2013 Intermediate series will be played in four regions and there will be 4 Intermediate ranking events played in each region with a National Championships at the end of the year
Eastern Region: Cross Guns Snooker Club... Read more
Fifteen year old Ross Doyle from the Glenageary Club won the 2nd Intermediate event of the year on Saturday 19 October at the Fairview Snooker Club. In the semi-final Ross defeated Philip Murphy 3 frames to 2 and went on to meet Dane Daly Mulpeter in the final. Dane accounted for Peter Leung 3-0 in the other semi. In the final Ross was pus... Read more
Karl Fitzpatrick from the Ivy Rooms in Carlow won the 2nd Intermediate event of the season in the South East Region at the 147 club in Wexford at the weekend. Karl played excellent snooker throughout beating Richie Flynn, last years no 1 in the South East Region 3-1 in the quarter-final.
He overcame his club mate Colvin O'Brien 3-0 in the se... Read more
The 2nd Intermediate event in the South West Region was held in the Crucible S C Cork City in Saturday 19 October. There were 20 entries for this tournament including 10 Juniors.
Ryan Cronin from the home club continued his impressive start to the season beating Lloyd Myers (AOH Cork) in the final by 3 frames to 2. Lloyd defeated Arthur Gree... Read more
The second Intermediate of the season took place at the CYMS Snooker club in Letterkenny last Sunday. There was a small but talented entry of 9 players from Sligo and Donegal.
The preliminary match saw two of last year’s winners, Mickey Duffy (Twin Towns Snooker Club) and Phelim Mc Clafferty (CYMS)play off for a quarter final pl... Read more
This Saturday 20 October sees the 2nd round of tournaments in the Intermediate Series bring run in open draw format at four venues.
Eastern Region: Fairview Snooker Club. 085 7866541
South Eastern Region: 147 Club, Wexford. 086 8245199 or 053 91 55444
South West Region: Crucible Snooker Club, Cork. 021 4397798
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North west Snooker Club in Letterkenny hosted the first Intermediate tournament of the season last weekend. This year the Snooker association of Ireland has decided to change the format for some of the tournaments, there will be four different formats, Seeded Groups, Open Draw, Double Elimination and Seeded draw. The new formats have created a l... Read more
Daniel '' Steel '' Dempsey won the first Intermediate Snooker Ranking event of the RIBSA season in the South East region today in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow.
In the final Daniel beat last year's Intermediate S.E. number 1 Richie Flynn from Waterford 3 frames to 1 to lift his first ever RIBSA ranking title. Daniel route to the final... Read more
Intermediate Rules following a subcommittee meeting in Carlow on Sunday 30th September.
This year the Intermediate series will be played in four regions. There will be 4 Intermediate ranking events played in each region with a National Championships at the end of the year.
As with the senior tournaments the Intermediate competitions will... Read more
Andrew Yeates from the Royal Snooker Club in Navan was crowned 2012 Irish Intermediate Champion in the Northwest Snooker Club in Letterkenny over the weekend.
Andrew had a great Championship beating Alan Cusack, John O Sullivan, Paul Kelly, Benny O Brien and George Tierney to win his first major title.
Andrew also had the highest break i... Read more
The 2012 Celtic Snooker Challenge will be held in Wales in the Terry Griffiths Matchroom in Lianelli on Saturday the 30th June.
After the Under 14 and Under 16 Championship in Carlow last week the RIBSA teams have now been finalised with Andrew Doherty named as captain.
The RIBSA U-16 team is : Andrew Doherty, Chris Duffy... Read more
Andrew Yeates from the Royal Snooker Club in Navan and George Tierney from the Roadstone Club in Dublin have qualified to meet in the final of the Irish intermediate championship at the finals weekend in Letterkenny on the 26th and 27th May.
The Championship was played in excellent conditions at Celbridge Snooker Club at the weekend. Both pl... Read more
The South East Intermediate Team won the Intermediate Team Championship held today the 31st March at the Ivy Rooms.
The winning team comsisted of Richie Flynn Waterford, Andrew Yeates, Navan, Paddy English and Gaylon Clancy from Edenderry and Benny O'Brien Kilkenny.
They beat the Eastern Team 3-2 in the final. North West came in 3rd and ... Read more
Richie Flynn wins the Southeast Region Intermediate Event in the Ivy Rooms beating Benny O'Brien 3-2 in the final.
He now tops the rankings and will captain the southeast team at the Intermediate Team Championships later next month. Full report to follow.. Read more
The final RIBSA Intermediate ranking events of the season will be played this weekend in Fairview SC, Ivy Rooms SC, Northwest SC and the Victoria SC and all the players eyes will be switching to next month’s Intermediate team championship.
The top 5 players available on each region rankings after the last event will qualify to represent thei... Read more
The New Institute Snooker club hosted the Munster Intermediate Snooker Tournament on Saturday the 15th October with players from the following clubs Ennis, A.O.H., Cork, Thurles and Nenagh. There was a small turnout on the day.
Format for the Tournament:
Results of early round matches:
Patsy Farrell ... Read more
Paddy English took the honours in Newbridge on Saturday when he beat Andrew Yeates 3-2 in the final of the second Intermediate of the season. 26 took part in the event and with the likes of Joe Corrigan, John O'Sullivan and James Fennessy turning up with the regulars from the first event it was a fairly high quality field on the day.
The fir... Read more
Stephen Byrne won the second Intermediate Event in the Eastern region beating No.2 seed Chris Hannigan 3-2 in the final. A total of 19 players took part on the day but it was Byrne who ran out the eventual winner beating Unesh Bhagwan, Wayne Doyle and Alan Cusak on the way to the final.
Byrne however nearly didn't make it past the Last... Read more
The first intermediate in the East Region was run in the newly refurbished D’Arcy McGees Snooker Club (formerly Spawell).
The tournament attracted an entry of 27 players with a strong field with 4 players from the top 32 taking part.
The eventual winner was Wayne Doyle who defeated Chris Hannigan 3 0 in the final. Chris ... Read more
John Connors beat Mickey Duffy 3-1 in the final of the first Northwest Snooker Intermediate and also picked up the high break prize for a superb 102 break.
Similiar to Carlow 17 players entered the event which ran off smoothly and it was Connors who stole the show with wins over Sean McVeigh, Conor Henderson and Phelim McClafferty.
McVei... Read more
The first south east Intermediate took place today in the Ivy Rooms and although the entry was smaller than usual most of last years top players were all involved. It was Waterford's Ray Power however who took home the first prize after beating club mate Richie Flynn 3-1 in the final.
Ray started the day with a good 3-1 win over Carlow... Read more