Billiard News

Ross Doyle wins U-19 Billiards Championship

21 May 2012

  Defending champion Ross Doyle (Dun Laoghaire) was in scintillating form as he successfully defended the U-19 billiards championships in Edenderry yesterday 20/05/12.  The competition was played in group format, with each player playing each other in a round- robin. The top two aft… Read more

Senior Billiards Final 2012

21 May 2012

Rodney Goggins became the 2012 Senior Billiards Champion yesterday, 20th May, at the Ivy Rooms when he beat the No. 1 Aidan Murray by a very conviencing margin. Wexford’s Rodney Goggins, no stranger to championship snooker and current No 1 in the Snooker Rankings, has added the 2012 National Billiards Championship to his impressive list… Read more

Intermediate Billiards Championships 2012

07 May 2012

Wayne Doyle became the 2012 Intermediate Champion at the Ivy Rooms on Sunday 6th May. He beat John Kehoe from Enniscorthy 500-343 in the final. Wayne’s journey to the final saw him beat Aonghus McAnally 400-176 in the first round. He then beat Mark Nolan, Edenderry, 400-327 and last year’s champion Joe Doheny 455-338. John Kehoe, on his way to t… Read more

Senior Billiards Championships 2012

29 Apr 2012

The Senior Billiards Championships was played down to the semi-finals to-day 29th April in the Ivy Rooms The line-up for the finals weekend in Letterkenny is Larry Drennan v Aidan Murray and Rodney Goggins v Eugene Hughes. A total of 12 players contested the event, which meant that byes were awarded into the quarter finals to the top four se… Read more

Billiards National Championships

25 Apr 2012

Larry Drennan from Kilkenny will be defending his title at the 2012 Billiards National Championships which takes place this Sunday 29th April at the Ivy Rooms. Entries are taken on the day before 11am. Read more

North dominate Challenge Trophy

17 Apr 2012

  Northern Ireland dominant in International North-South Challenge Trophy. The annual Billiards International North-South Challenge Tournament took place at Celbridge Snooker Club on Saturday and Sunday, 14th and 15th April last. The format of the series, which was changed in 2009 to a system where each team of eight was divided int… Read more

Senior Billiards

01 Apr 2012

Rodney Goggins won to-day’s event beating Aidan Murray in the final. The seventh tournament of the Scratch Billiards series was played at the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Sunday, 1st of April 2012. This was the second of the season’s two special rounds, where the normal 400up game was replaced with a best-of-three 150up format. Wexfor… Read more

Senior Billiards

19 Mar 2012

Senior Billiards Event No. 6 Eugene Hughes wins the 6th event of the season beating Aidan Murray 350 – 238.  Eugene holds on to his No. 1 place on the rankings with 10 points between himself and Aidan and one event to play before the Championships.   The sixth tournament of the Scratch Billiards series was played at th… Read more

Intermediate Billiards

13 Mar 2012

The 7th and final event of the season before the National Championships was held in Carlow on Sunday 11th. Aonghus McAnally took the honours beating Lloyd Myers in the final.  The over-all winner coming out on top of the ranking is John Kehoe from Enniscorthy taking home the Perpetual Shield.  Liam Byrne came second.  Mark… Read more

Senior Billiards

04 Mar 2012

Aidan Murray won the 5th Senior Billiards in the Ivy Rooms on Sunday 4th March beating Eugene Hughes 225-198 in the final. The fifth tournament of the Scratch Billiards series was played at the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Sunday, 4th of March 2012. Aidan Murray, having appeared in all but one of the finals this season, claimed his th… Read more

Doyle wins Junior Biliards Event 3

03 Mar 2012

Ross Doyle from Dublin won the third Junior Billiards Ranking event of the season in Edenderry SC on Sunday. In the final Ross beat Shane Menton from Spawell SC two games to zero in a high standard final Ger Murray tournament director congratulated Ross on a very good display. Group 1 winner Ross Doyle – Second Shane Menton Group… Read more

Intermediate Billiards

12 Feb 2012

Mark Nolan from  Edenderry won the Intermediate Billiards Event held at the Ivy Rooms on Sunday 12th February. He beat veteran Aonghus McAnally 400-291.  On the way to the final he beat Robert McCrum 400-286 in the quarters and John Kehoe 400-367 in the semi’s.  Read more

Pat O’Sullivan Memorial Cup

22 Jan 2012

Aidan Murray wins Pat O’Sullivan Memorial The Pat O’Sullivan Memorial handicap tournament was played at Carlow on Sunday, 22nd of January 2012.  After a day’s play, Aidan Murray (Wicklow), in keeping with his position in the top ranking players in the country, was the well deserved winner on the day. Among the first round eliminatio… Read more

Intermediate Billiards {4}

16 Jan 2012

The 4th Intermediate Billiards Event became a father and son affair yesterday when John Keogh met his father Andy in the final. But it was youth over experience when John emerged the winner with a 400-315 scoreline. Read more

Hughes wins 4th Billiards Event

14 Dec 2011

The fourth tournament of the Scratch Billiards series was played at the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Sunday, 11th of December 2011. Eugene Hughes, having bowed out at semi final stage in the previous two ranking events, both to last season’s No 1 ranked player Aidan Murray, more than made amends by taking the fourth tournament title of th… Read more

Myers Wins Intermediate Billiards

27 Nov 2011

Lloyd Myers won the third RIBSA Intermediate ranking event of the season was played in the Ivy Rooms SC in Carlow on Sunday.   In the final he beat James Bateman 400-316 in a great final In the semi finals James Bateman beat Brendan Devlin and Lloyd Myers beat Liam Byrne. Q-Final Robert McCrum 325-400 Brendan Devlin … Read more

4 Nations Billiards International

20 Nov 2011

This weekend the N.Ireland Billiards Association held the 4 Nations Billiards Tournament in Celbridge Snooker Club. The International committee extended a warm and sporting welcome to all players and officials to Celbridge Co. Kildare. The event was won overall by England who scored 58 points overall over the two days, followed by Nort… Read more

Murray Wins Sen Billiards Event 3

14 Nov 2011

The third tournament of the Senior Scratch Billiards series was played at the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Sunday, 13th of November 2011. Aidan Murray (Wicklow) beat Wayne Doyle (Dun Laoghaire) in a superb final.  Billiards Scratch series, Aidan Murray makes it two in a row. The third tournament of the Scratch Billiards serie… Read more

Ross Doyle Wins Intermediate Billiards Event 2

24 Oct 2011

Ross Doyle won the second RIBSA Intermedaite Billiards Ranking event of the season in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow over the weekend. In the final Ross beat Brendan Devlin 400-259 in an exciting final Full Report to follow.. Read more

Aidan Murray Wins Billiards Event 2

17 Oct 2011

The second tournament of the Scratch Billiards series was played at the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Sunday, 16th of October 2011. Aidan Murray (Wicklow), having made a bad start to the season when he bowed out at quarter finals stage last month to billiards youngest (and most promising) player, Wayne Doyle (Dun Laoghaire), more than made… Read more