Junior News

Under 16 National Championship

28 Apr 2012

ADAM FITZGERALD AND CHRISTOPHER DUFFY FOR U-16’s FINAL – 16 players contested the National U-16 Championships in the Ivy Rooms to-day 28th April.  Adam Fitzgerald beat local lad James Hurley in the first round and then took on the No. 1 seed Andrew Doherty beating him 2-0 and then beat Ross Doyle 2-0 to earn his place in the final.  Ch… Read more

National U-14 Championships

28 Apr 2012

FERGAL QUINN AND NOEL LAUNDERS FOR THE FINAL National U-14 Championship was held to-day 28th April in the Ivy Rooms. It attracted an entry of 18 very talented young players. The tournament to-day played down to the final which will be contested by   between Fergal Quinn from Cookstown and Noel Launders from Youghal a… Read more

Boileau Wins U-19 National Championship

26 Mar 2012

16 year old Josh Boileau from Newbridge CYMS won the National Under 19 Snooker Championship in the Douglas Snooker Club in Cork City on Saturday. In the final he beat the Irish number 1 Ryan Cronin from Cork 3 frames to 1 in a superb final. The standard was very high with a number of great matches and high breaks with Josh Boileau w… Read more

Fitzpatrick Wins National U-21 Championship

26 Mar 2012

Karl Fitzpatrick from Carlow won the 2012 National Under 21 Championship in Douglas Snooker Club in Cork today. In the final he beat Ryan Cronin three frames to nil in a superb quality final in front of a large crowd in the club in Cork to win the National title and the Number 1 spot for 2012 All eyes were on the rankings as the Champion… Read more

National U19 & 21 Championship Entries

20 Mar 2012

The Race is on for places in the 2012 World IBSF Snooker Championships in China in July at this weekend’s Under 21 National Championship in Douglas Snooker Club in Cork. The eventual winner will qualify plus the highest two players on the national rankings after the championship and it promises to be a great event in Cork. The Under 19 C… Read more

Doherty Wins U-16 Event 3

19 Feb 2012

Andrew Doherty from Terenure CYM won the RIBSA Under 16 Ranking event 3 in the Northwest Snooker Club in Letterkenny Co. Donegal on Sunday. In the final Andrew beat local player Chris Duffy 3 frames to nil in a high quality final. In the Semi Finals Andrew beat Charlie Sweeney from Newbridge CYMS 3-0 and Chris beat fellow team mate… Read more

Sweeney Wins Under 14 Event 3

13 Feb 2012

Charlie Sweeney from Newbridge CYMS won the third Under 14 ranking event of the season . In the final he beat Darragh Cusack from Dublin 3 frames to 1 in a superb final in the Northwest Snooker Club in County Donegal. In the semi finals Charlie Sweeney beat Eamon Harkin from Letterkenny 2 frames to 1 and Darragh Cusack beat Michael Woods fro… Read more

Cronin Wins U-21 event 3

06 Feb 2012

Ryan Cronin warmed up for next month’s European under 21 snooker championship in Bulgaria when he won the third under 21 ranking event of the season in The Royal Snooker Club in Navan. Ryan had won the third under 19 ranking event of the season on the previous day so he was full of confidence for the under 21 event the next day. In the f… Read more

Cronin extends Under-19 lead

05 Feb 2012

Ryan Cronin from the Crucible Snooker Club in Cork City proved too hot to handle in Navan. All the top four seeds came through to the semi-finals where Josh Boileau (Newbridge CYMS) accounted for David Cassidy(Crucible, Cork) on a score of 3 frames to 1. In the other semi Ryan overcame Christopher Cooney (Youghal) by 3 frames… Read more

Under 21, 19 and Masters Date Changed

14 Dec 2011

The original dates of the weekend of the 20th of January for the of the Under 21, the Under 19 and the Masters will now be changed to the weekend of the 4th of February. The original date clashed with the Munster Snooker Club Championships and RIBSA have decided to help in this situation and have moved the Ranking days to the first weekend i… Read more