Friday, September 18

Doherty Wins Intermediate No.4 – Darcy McGees SC

Andrew Doherty won the final of the fourth and final RIBSA National Snooker Intermediate Ranking Event of the season when he beat Paul Keighery from Ballinasloe 3-1.  Due to the late finish in the Spawell last week the final was played on Wednesday night the 5th of December in Celbridge SC.

RIBSA would like to thank Celbridge SC for hosting the final. This Intermediate event was held on Saturday the 1st of December in Darcy McGees Snooker Club in Dublin and the event was a big success.

RIBSA would like to thank Darcy McGees Snooker Club in Dublin for hosting the event. Shane Mason TD and Brendan Devlin for making everything go perfect on the day.

The highest Break was 65 by Darren Savage and RIBSA would like to Congratulate all the players on qualifying for the grand finals later in the year.

  • New Format this year 

This year RIBSA will hold four National Intermediate Tournaments plus a National Intermediate Championships and this year a new Grand Final will be held with the four semi-finalists in each of the four National events qualifying for the Grand Finals.  (20% of the entry fees from the four National Intermediate will be held back and used as the prize fund for the Grand Finals)

The closing date for all Intermediate tournaments is 1pm on the Friday before the tournament. National waistcoats are not permitted to be worn at RIBSA tournaments.

ENTER NOW !!!!!!


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.


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  • Guidelines for eligibility to play 2018 – 2019 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.

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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