Saturday, July 11

Intermediate National Championship Semi Finalists

Aaron Holland, Dylan Rees, Alan O’Connor and defending champion Brendan Thomas have qualified for the semi finals stages in the Republic of Ireland Intermediate Snooker Championships after a long day of snooker on Saturday the 14th of April in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club, Carlow.

The standard was very high all day and the Semi Finals and final will be played during RIBSA Finals weekend 11th – 13th May in the Ivy Rooms SC. Tom O Driscoll holds the current High Break with a 70 Break

The Defending Champion is Brendan Thomas after his victory over Colvin O Brien last year. All matches will be the best of 5 frames and it promises to be a great event again this year.

PLEASE NOTE : Depending on Numbers and Results the final stages will be played during Finals weekend 11th – 13th May in the Ivy Rooms SC.


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.

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

One Day Registration is also available at €5.00.

You can also contact the host club direct to enter and No player will be permitted to enter a tournament if he or she has money outstanding from a previous tournament last season.

This year featured six exciting RIBSA Intermediate Snooker events around Ireland and now a National Intermediate Championship at the end of the season on April 14th in the Ivy Rooms SC in Carlow.

  • Guidelines for eligibility to play 2017 – 2018 season:

Players in the categories listed below are not allowed play in the Intermediate events.

  1. Any player who finished in the Top 16 on the Senior Rankings in the previous 3 seasons.
  2. Current and former Irish Senior Champions.
  3. Current and former WPBSA main tour players.
  4. Former Senior Internationals.

Players in all above categories who feel they have a legitimate reason to be allowed play may apply in writing to RIBSA at to request a review of their status.

RIBSA council reserves the right to review the eligibility of all players who enter Intermediate events

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 below are ineligible to play

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