Michael Judge won the 6th RIBSA Senior Ranking event "THE GRAND PRIX" of the Season when he beat Jason Devaney from Crossmolina in Co Mayo 4 frames to 2 in a great final.
Both players played outstanding snooker in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Saturday the 12th of March and in the Semi Finals Michael beat the new European U-21 Chmpion Josh Boileau 4 frames to nil while Jason beat Brendan O Donoghue from Nenagh 4 frames to 2.
Peter Donegan from the Northwest Snooker Club in Letterkenny won the high break prize with a superb 132 break.
Michael Judge 3 v 1 Philip Browne
Ryan Cronin 0 v 3 Josh Boileau
John Farrell 2 v 3 Brendan O'Donoghue
Robert Murphy 0 v 3 Jason Devaney
Michael Judge 4 v 0 Josh Boileau
Brendan O'Donoghue 2 v v 4 Jason Devaney
Michael Judge 4 v 2 Jason Devaney
High Break to date:
Peter Donegan - 132
CLICK FULL RESULTS DRAW - click event 6
THIS EVENT WAS THE CUT OFF EVENT FOR THE PLAYERS WHO WILL QUALIFY FOR THE EUROPEAN TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP AND 6 RED CHAMPIONSHIP IN LITHUANIA IN JUNE PLUS THE QSCHOOL PLACE IN MAY.
The 2015 - 2016 RIBSA Senior Snooker Ranking Series will feature 6 Ranking events and the National Snooker Championships this season. These rankings will be used to select the senior International players.
If the tournament is running late the T D may decide to hold over the Semi –Finals and Final until the Sunday.
The Top 16 players on the current Senior Rankings will be entered automatically into the draw for the event. If any player cannot play they must contact RIBSA to remove their name from the draw.
Prize Fund – All entries paid out in prize money and full breakdown provided on the day.
Minimum €1,000.00 guaranteed plus high break prize of €100 per event.
Winner 40%, Runner Up 20%, Semi Finalist 10% each, Q Finalist 5% each
RIBSA will pay all tournament expenses.
The cost of entry for Senior Tournaments will be €30.00 for 21 and over. Players under 21 on 31st December 2015 will be classed as Junior – Entry fee for Juniors will be €15.
Entry for under 16’s will be free, (all players must be members of RIBSA to play in any tournament)
RIBSA registration fees are 21 and over - €15.00, 16-20 - €10.00 and Under 16 - €5.00
The closing date for senior tournaments will be 1pm on the Thursday before the start of competition, without exception. The draw for each tournament will be available on the website www.ribsa.ie, as soon as possible.
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 on the website and at tournaments.
1. Michael Judge - Q Club, Wicklow
2. Jason Devaney - - Deel Rover
3. Rodney Goggins - Liam Mellows
4. Josh Boileau - Newbridge CYMS
5. Ryan Cronin - Crucible, Cork
6. Brendan O Donoghue - New Institute, Nenagh
7. Johnny Williams - Carrickmacross
8. Philip Browne - Terry Rogers
9. Greg Casey Crucible, Cork
10. John O Sullivan - Kilkenny Shed
11. David Cassidy - Crucible, Cork
12. Tony Corigan - Terry Rogers
13. Anthony Bonnar - North West
14. Peter Donegan - North West
15. Stephen Reddington - Spawell
16. Benny O Brien - Kilkenny
17. Alan O'Connor - Shooters
18.Gavin O'Donnell - Ivy Rooms
19. Andrew Doherty - Celbridge
20. Noel Landers - Youghal CYMS
21. Shane Gorman - Graigue
22. Liam Brady - Spawell
23. Luke Bateman - Kilkenny
24. Alan Cusack - Sutton LTC
25. Chris Humphries - Dublin
26. Mick Skelly - Newbridge CYMS
27. Brendan Thomas - Roadstone
28. Peter Dunne - Dublin
29. Charlie Sweeney - CYMS Newbridge
30. Diarmuid O'Connor - NUI Maynooth
31. Fergal Quinn - Coalisland
32. Adam Quinn - Edenderry
33. Daniel O'Regan - Crucible
34. Paul Ludden - Alsaa
35. Raymond Cantwell - Planet SC
36.John Farrell - Fairview
37. Robert Murphy - QClub Wicklow
38. Declan Monaghan - St. John's Limerick
39. Adam Fitzgerald - Youghal CYMS
40. Ivor Fitzpatrick - Dublin
41. Aaron Holland - Joey's
42. James Bateman - Kilkenny
43. Oisin Bateman - Kilkenny