Friday, September 18

Bates Wins RIBSA U-21 Event 4

Shane Bates from the 147 Club in Wexford won the 4th RIBSA Under 21 Snooker Ranking event of the season in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club on Saturday the 17th of January. In the final Shane beat Charlie Sweeney from Newbridge CYMS 3 frames to 2 in an exciting final. 

All the players will be focused on climbing the rankings to hopefully qualify for the World Under 21 Snooker Championships that take place in Romania in July and our National Coach PJ Nolan who was the tournament director was very impressed with the standard of play on the day.

The high break went to Shane Bates also with a superb 71 Break.

A big thank you goes to the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow for hosting the event and to Ger Murray who refereed the semi finals and final on the day. Finally well done to all the players on making the event a big success.

Pre-Lim Round

A – Luke Bateman 1 V 3 Diarmuid O’Connor

B – Jordan McCarty N/S V JJ Monaghan

C – Aaron Goldrick N/S V Cameron Mullins

D – Oisin Bateman 0-3 Fergal Quinn

E – Dylan Keightley 3-0 Adam O Shea

F – James McGuinness 1 V 3 Corey Ramsbottom

Last 16 Line Up

1. Aaron Moyles 3 Vs 0 Cameron Mullins

8. Glen Doyle 3 Vs 1 Andrew Doherty

5. Charlie Sweeney 3 Vs 0 Michael Scally N/S

4. Darragh Cusack 3 Vs 0 Diarmuid O Connor 

3. Stephen Bateman 3 Vs 1 Dylan Keightley

6. Dylan Carey 1 Vs 3 Corey Ramsbottom 

7. Aaron Holland 3 Vs 1 JJ Monaghan

2. Shane Bates 3 Vs 1 Fergal Quinn


Aaron Moyles 3 V 2 Glen Doyle

Charlie Sweeney 3 V 0 Darragh Cusack

Corey Ramsbottom 0 V 3 Stephen Bateman

Aaron Holland 0 V 3 Shane Bates

Semi Final 

Aaron Moyles 0 V 3 Charlie Sweeney

Stephen Bateman 1 V 3 Shane Bates


Charlie Sweeney 2 V 3 Shane Bates

High Breaks 

41 Fergal Quinn

51 Shane Bates

71 Shane Bates

38 Shane Bates

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