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Republic of Ireland Snooker and Billiards Association Snooker Senior Rankings Leader 2011-12 to 2019-20

Ranking Leaders 2011-12 to 2019-20

RIBSA Republic of Ireland Snooker and Billiards Association Snooker Senior Rankings Leader 2011-12 to 2019-20

Recap

The Republic of Ireland Snooker and Billliards Association Snooker Senior Rankings Leader for 2011-12 to 2019-20 featured seven different end of year leaders from six clubs over the nine year span before the arrival of the COVID-19 Virus Pandemic and the lockdown which ceased all sport in Ireland [1-9]. Following the lockdown of 2020-21 RIBSA merged with its’ Northern Ireland counterpart to form Snooker and Billiards Ireland.

Brendan O’Donoghue of New Institute Snooker Club in Nenagh, Co. Tipperary and Rodney Goggins of 147 Wexford both finished top of the rankings twice – Goggins in 2011-12 and 2014-15 [1, 4] and O’Donoghue in 2016-17 and 2019-20 [6, 9]. New Institute was also the Club of 2012-13 Ranking Leader David Hogan [2]. Other Ranking Leaders were Martin McCrudden of Celbridge in 2013-14 [3]; Jason Devaney of Deel Rovers in 2015-16 [5] ; Michael Judge of Q Club in 2017-18 [7]; and Aaron Hill of Crucible in 2018-19 [8].

The Best Ranking Score using the system in place until 2014-15 was Rodney Goggins with a Points tally of 970 that year [1-4]. Under the new Tournaments Points Scoring system in place from 2015-16 onwards the top score was Brendan O’Donoghue’s 540 (91 Merits) in 2016-17 [5-9].

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References

[1] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2011/12 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vTraZey2VKIkXiwP0JXBkM5VsySkF8c_l4WAkpJfFiSBDmxUfP_3QeitLk8EN4nRaF8Tx1XBPwmWzor/pubhtml# [Accessed 4 January 2022]

[2] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2012/13 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from:  https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vTVXRUQ-VAceWoeMRr6tGc6LfuM1L6igAPwkuyXX2RJPxW_j7n7X3zLxe8nNJwxPU1WJUx-4Mxcdbsg/pubhtml [Accessed 4 January 2022]

[3] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2013/14 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSnwCMSzzvC2IgmCaisgvAB3T7Fxe5nRxoxe033PgU_UbRCQNRXewrz9xxMcf-mMuuZ3eVIrTjblUS-/pubhtml [Accessed 4 January 2022]

[4] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2014/15 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vRCuNxSyI8bYSfns8NAZQMYsgs7cY7-6JTg6vE_ZYk__dlJ01_WkSreWrMg2r5bP-4y-2p7y7cUy242/pubhtml [Accessed 4 January 2022]

[5] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2015/16 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vTpc5W3tlVvYiHJiERbWvTIaPn11HnvEa1zaoTnk2FsIt4Uc3v389PJvJnIU1q8GgVeaXfesFr9ql-3/pubhtml [Accessed 4 January 2022]

[6] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2016/17 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSpVNOoC3e7KOMI-ZJSCuVofP2rrb8zCiWUxhoeOIm9zZiQlN9fN_wdYOZPyPPuLwe8htGcB1ubIsD1/pubhtml [Accessed 4 January 2022]

[7] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2017/18 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1MTJu9hrn1hi6LoXLaotEu6soki1t4y-SbRDIQxdHjfg/pubhtml [Accessed 4 January 2022]

[8] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2018/19 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/u/1/d/e/2PACX-1vReSa_maD9dB-HoAgnMCCNLQwSAH9IARqjDoxjcBrqfwy3KWI6Am46xN2Uolc6dnnLEkGKQhtUAkZ7F/pubhtml [Accessed 4 January 2022]

[9] Snooker and Billiards Ireland / Google Docs (2022) 2019/20 Rankings Senior [Internet] Available from: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/e/2PACX-1vSJ5VbybU_T7nCaryB-sD4h4-pM-rzrpQoJp7pr5j0Z9mx_oMPBJNSItV4rCD7oveFqlvreOe5LRNx2/pubhtml [Accessed 4 January 2022]

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Thanks to Luke Kelly

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