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WEST OF IRELAND VENUE HOSTS: ---------- All Ireland 9-Ball Championships
Date: May 08, 2011 01:18PM
The 9th annual 2011 All Ireland Open 9-Ball Pool Championships organised and promoted by Ireland’s American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour will once again see this prestigious and popular event promoted in another location in Ireland...........



Over the years the tournament has seen some great champions on its roll of honours list with Paddy McLoughlin (Down) being the only player to be crowned champion on two occasions when the Co.Down cueist claimed his second title in Cork City last year and getting inducted into Ireland’s 9-Ball Hall Of Fame for the second time in the nine year history of this annual event........



These 9th annual championships will take place on Saturday 30th July 2011 at the beautiful and superb playing venue of the Embassy Rooms Located at the heart of Sligo City in the West of Ireland..........



This beautiful venue consists of 8 Championship American Pool Tables with a fully Licensed Bar in the finest surroundings overlooking the Garavogue River with the Embassy Complex being one of the City’s best-known destinations, comprising of the Belfry Bar, the and Toffs Nite Club – the Embassy really ‘has it all’.............



PAST CHAMPIONS:
2003: Kevin Smith (England)
2004: John Wims (Kildare)
2005: Pat Holtz (Scotland)
2006: Sam Gibson (Antrim)
2007: Paddy Mc Loughlin (Down)
2008: Declan Hughes (Armagh)
2009: Jason Power (Waterford)
2010: Paddy Mc Loughlin (Down)
2011:



TOURNAMENT ENTRY:
Everyone is reminded that all entries must be pre-entered on or before Wednesday 27th July as no entries will be accepted on the day of the tournament with the tournament starting at 10am........



ENTRIES / INFORMATION:
For all information regarding these 2011 All Ireland Open 9-Ball Pool Championships contact 07917887147 or from Rep of Ireland (0044) 7917887147 or by emailing irelandsamericancuesports@yahoo.co.uk or visit the following website www.rballsports.com



FACEBOOK: Information and photos from down through the years can be viewed on RB Cue Sports page on facebook.......



DETAILS OF 9th ANNUAL EVENT IS AS FOLLOWS:
NAME OF TOURNAMENT: All Ireland Open 9-Ball Championship

DATE: Saturday 30th July 2011

VENUE: The Embassy Rooms, Sligo City, Co. Sligo

CLOSING DATE: All players must pre-enter by Wednesday 27th July ----- no entries on the day

NUMBER OF TABLES: 8 Championship American Pool Tables

CURRENT CHAMPION: Paddy McLoughlin (Down) 2010 champion

FORMAT: Straight knockout ----- Best of 17 (race to 9) ----- Handicap Event

ENTRY FEE: £25 or 30 euros

TEL: 07917887147 or from Rep of Ireland (0044) 7917887147

EMAIL: irelandsamericancuesports@yahoo.co.uk

WEBSITE: www.rballsports.com



TOURNAMENT VENUE:
Located at the heart of Sligo, overlooking the Garavogue River, the Embassy Complex is one of the City’s best-known destinations.

Comprising of the Belfry Bar, the Embassy Bar & Grill, Snooker/American Pool Rooms and Toffs Nite Club – the Embassy really ‘has it all’.

The ‘Black & White Pub of the Year’ Belfry Pub offers it’s award winning Bar Food menu all day until 9 p.m.

With four bars over three levels and two outdoor heated garden areas, the Belfry always has fantastic atmosphere.

Our customers can enjoy a game of American Pool or Snooker on our Championship tables, plus all major sporting events are shown live on Plasma TV’s.

For those looking for something more formal, our Embassy Bar & Grill offers a unique dining experience. Favourites on the menu include the delicious ‘Surf N’Turf’ and the magnificent ‘Chunky Chicken Skewer Tower’.

Toffs Nite Club is open Thursday through to Sunday...............please visit the tournament venue website www.belfrybar.com



PLAYERS:
These tournaments are open events to any player.............if it happens that any player or players don’t agree with the rules which is set in place by Ireland’s American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour, the organisers has the right to refuse any entry if need be.........



HOTEL:
The weekend of the 9th annual All Ireland Open 9-Ball Championships is a bank holiday weekend so all hotels could be quite busy and expensive but the Sligo City Hotel is a small walking distance from the playing venue and there offering 120 euros for DOUBLE / TWIN room per night............there number is with code from N.Ireland or UK is 00353-71-9144000.



OVERSEA'S PLAYERS:
If any player/players from overseas that would like to make the trip to the WEST OF IRELAND and compete in IRELAND'S top 9-BALL POOL TOURNAMENT please get in contact with me and we will help arrange your trip by giving any help that is needed by calling 07917887147 .............some of the following airports that can be used when travelling to Sligo City...........

KNOCK AIRPORT (Co.Mayo): ------ approx 40 minutes drive

GALWAY AIRPORT (Co.Galway): ------ approx 1 & 1/2 hour drive

BELFAST INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT (Co.Antrim): ------ approx 2 hours drive

BELFAST CITY AIRPORT (Co.Antrim): ------ approx 2 hours drive

DUBLIN CITY AIRPORT (Co.Dublin): ------ approx 2 & 1/2 hours drive



POKER TOURNAMENT: ------- (Friday 29th July 2011)
There will be a Texas Hold’em “FREEZEOUT POKER TOURNAMENT” on Friday 29th July 2011 in the Sligo City Hotel starting at 8.30pm with 30 euros entry fee (25 + 5euros)...............there will be a cash table with chips taking place after freezeout tournament also in the hotel.............for full details contact 07917887147 or from Rep of Ireland (0044) 7917887147.

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