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"2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: August 30, 2011 09:48AM
Ireland’s American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour are proud to announce the return of the “ALL IRELAND AMERICAN OPEN 8-BALL POOL CHAMPIONSHIPS ” which was a very popular event with all tour players over the years before it drifted away..........



Former World 9-Ball Pool Champion Daryl Peach (England) was the first winner of this prestigious event back in 2005 defeating Ronnie Boyle (Tyrone) in the final on an 8-5 score-line played at Downey’s Pool Club Derry...............



The next three years 2006, 2007 and 2008 the tournament was won by Ireland’s Top 9-Ball Pool Player Paddy McLoughlin (Down) who dominated the American Cue-Sport Game in Ireland for those number of years played under Ireland’s American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour..............



2011 EVENT:
The 2011 All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships which is the biggest and most prestigious AMERICAN 8-BALL TOURNAMENT in Ireland will be taking place on Saturday 19th November 2011 at the Northwest Snooker Club, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal open to all players throughout the 32 counties of Ireland as well as overseas with LIVE STREAMING throughout the day taking place.................. (LIMITED TO 32 ---------- details listed below).



The organisers would like to see the return of old players who competed on Ireland’s American 8 & 9 Ball Pool Tour down through the years and of course all new players will be most welcome as well as our regular tour players.........




BRIEF RULES:
1 The tournament is limited to 32 players -------- (first 28 on a first come, first served basis)

(a): the first 28 paid players will be accepted.

(b): their will be a play-off on the Friday night 18th November for 4 places if the entries go over 32.



2 The tournament will be played on four tables with one table being the TV TABLE for LIVE STREAMING.



3 The tournament will start at 10am on the button with TIME-SLOTS in place.

(a): four groups of 4 (groups 1 to 4) at 10am, 11am with each group winner playing at 12noon.

(b): four groups of 4 (groups 5 to 8) at 1-30pm 2-30pm with each group winner playing at 3-30pm.



4 The four ¼-finals will start at 4-30pm followed by semi-finals 5-30pm with the final taking place at 6-30pm.



5: The 2011 All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships will be played in a straight knockout with all matches being best of 13 (race to 7) to the final with the final being best of 15 (race to 8) ----------- this format is allowing 1-hour per match.

(a): Any player who is not at the table when called will lose a rack every 5 minutes........ “NO EXCEPTIONS” given to any player.

(b): Any player who turns up to play without the tournament DRESS-CODE being in place will lose three racks plus only receive half of any prize-money he or she wins with rest of the prize-money carried onto the next tournament “NO EXCEPTIONS” given to any player.



6 TOURNAMENT DRESS – CODE: ------ dress trousers, polo or dress shirt (shirt must have collar) and dress shoes ------------ no trainers, no canvas / jean trousers, no round neck tee shirts....



7 All players will receive a PLAYING HANDI-CAP one point less from their original 9-ball playing handi-cap.




PAST CHAMPIONS:
2005: Daryl Peach (England)
2006: Paddy Mc Loughlin (Down)
2007: Paddy Mc Loughlin (Down)
2008: Paddy Mc Loughlin (Down)
2009 & 2010: Tournament wasn’t played
2011:




NAME OF TOURNAMENT: All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships

DATE: Saturday 19th November 2011 -------- LIVE STREAMING

VENUE: Northwest Snooker Club, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal

CLOSING DATE: All players must pre-enter ----- first 28 entries accepted ----- no entries on the day

NUMBER OF TABLES: 4 Championship American Pool Tables

CURRENT CHAMPION: Paddy McLoughlin (Down ------ 3 times winner)

FORMAT: Straight knockout ----- Best of 13 (race to 7) ----- 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

RB
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Date Registered: 20/03/2007
Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: August 30, 2011 12:08PM
LIMITED TO 28 PLAYERS ------- play-off for 4 places if entries go over 32.........


14 entries have already confirmed by contacting the tournament organisers after post went up...............


Only 14 places left


Contact: 07917887147

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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: August 31, 2011 07:12PM
Sean Judge
Mark McDonald
Coilean Massey to the list cheers

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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 01, 2011 03:29PM
The 2011 All Ireland "AMERICAN 8-BALL" Pool Championships will take place on Saturday 19th November (limited to 32) in Northwest Snooker Club, Letterkenny, Co.Donegal............



The tournament is only limited to the first 28 players with a open qualifier taking place on the Friday 18th November for another 4 players if the entries go over 32.................



NOTE:
22 entries have been received so far with a couple of months still left so if any player is thinking of entering they should do so A.S.A.P. to avoid disappointment.......



1 Jason Clerkin

2 Brian Heraghty

3 Barry Hough

4 Declan Hough

5 Graham Carthy

6 Michael Cuffe

7 Billy Gorman

8 Daniel Gorman

9 Jordan Gorman

10 Daryl Beattie

11 Karl Martin

12 Ronnie Boyle

13 Coilean Massey

14 Sean Judge

15 Mark McDonald

16 Sean Mc Veigh

17 Bernard McGuiness

18 Gareth Kirwin

19 Paddy McLoughlin

20 Ronan Fay

21 Gary Johnson

22 Stephen Johnson

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PLAY-OFF ------ (4 entries from Friday night qualifier if entries go over 32)
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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 05, 2011 10:24AM
23 entries have been received so far with a couple of months still left so if any player is thinking of entering they should do so A.S.A.P. to avoid disappointment.............."5 PLACES LEFT"



1 Jason Clerkin

2 Brian Heraghty

3 Barry Hough

4 Declan Hough

5 Graham Carthy

6 Michael Cuffe

7 Billy Gorman

8 Daniel Gorman

9 Jordan Gorman

10 Daryl Beattie

11 Karl Martin

12 Ronnie Boyle

13 Coilean Massey

14 Sean Judge

15 Mark McDonald

16 Sean Mc Veigh

17 Bernard McGuiness

18 Gareth Kirwin

19 Paddy McLoughlin

20 Ronan Fay

21 Gary Johnson

22 Stephen Johnson

23 Barry Cunningham

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25

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27

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PLAY-OFF ------ (4 entries from Friday night qualifier if entries go over 32)
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RB
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Date Registered: 20/03/2007
Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 06, 2011 11:00AM
24 entries have been received so far with a couple of months still left so if any player is thinking of entering they should do so A.S.A.P. to avoid disappointment.............."4 PLACES LEFT"



1 Jason Clerkin

2 Brian Heraghty

3 Barry Hough

4 Declan Hough

5 Graham Carthy

6 Michael Cuffe

7 Billy Gorman

8 Daniel Gorman

9 Jordan Gorman

10 Daryl Beattie

11 Karl Martin

12 Ronnie Boyle

13 Coilean Massey

14 Sean Judge

15 Mark McDonald

16 Sean Mc Veigh

17 Bernard McGuiness

18 Gareth Kirwin

19 Paddy McLoughlin

20 Ronan Fay

21 Gary Johnson

22 Stephen Johnson

23 Barry Cunningham

24 Raymond Todd

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26

27

28


PLAY-OFF ------ (4 entries from Friday night qualifier if entries go over 32)
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Ingy
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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 06, 2011 12:38PM
Hi Ronnie,

Can you stick my name down?

Thanks,
Shaun Ingram

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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 07, 2011 09:16AM
No problem Shaun can do............

Chat Soon

RB

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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 07, 2011 09:17AM
25 entries have been received so far with a couple of months still left so if any player is thinking of entering they should do so A.S.A.P. to avoid disappointment.............."3 PLACES LEFT"



1 Jason Clerkin

2 Brian Heraghty

3 Barry Hough

4 Declan Hough

5 Graham Carthy

6 Michael Cuffe

7 Billy Gorman

8 Daniel Gorman

9 Jordan Gorman

10 Daryl Beattie

11 Karl Martin

12 Ronnie Boyle

13 Coilean Massey

14 Sean Judge

15 Mark McDonald

16 Sean Mc Veigh

17 Bernard McGuiness

18 Gareth Kirwin

19 Paddy McLoughlin

20 Ronan Fay

21 Gary Johnson

22 Stephen Johnson

23 Barry Cunningham

24 Raymond Todd

25 Shaun Ingram

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27

28


PLAY-OFF ------ (4 entries from Friday night qualifier if entries go over 32)
29

30

31

32

RB
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Date Registered: 20/03/2007
Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 07, 2011 09:31AM
Jack Rock to the list --------- "2 PLACES LEFT"

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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 08, 2011 06:05AM
Hi. Can u put my name? Max Pinchuk

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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 13, 2011 03:19PM
Hi Max good to see you are back playing.....

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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: September 14, 2011 05:16AM
Cheers, Sean. Are you still having a tournament in October?

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Re: "2011 EVENT" --------- All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships
Date: October 20, 2011 08:40PM
Next Wednesday 26th October will be the closing date to enter the 2011 All Ireland American Open 8-Ball Pool Championships.........



This closing date will confirm if we need a qualifier on the Friday 17th November the night before these prestigious American 8-Ball Championships..............



If a qualifier is not needed all entries received after the closing date (Wednesday 26th October) will go on the standby list..............



Contact the following number 07917887147 for entries & information........


NAMES: ------ Saturday 19th November 2011
1 Jason Clerkin

2 Brian Heraghty

3 Barry Hough

4 Declan Hough

5 Graham Carthy

6 Michael Cuffe

7 Billy Gorman

8 Daniel Gorman

9 Jordan Gorman

10 Daryl Beattie

11 Karl Martin

12 Ronnie Boyle

13 Coilean Massey

14 Sean Judge

15 Mark McDonald

16 Sean Mc Veigh

17 Bernard McGuiness

18 Gareth Kirwin

19 Paddy McLoughlin

20 Ronan Fay

21 Gary Johnson

22 Stephen Johnson

23 Barry Cunningham

24 Raymond Todd

25 Shaun Ingram

26 Todor Grudev

27 Max Pinchuk

28 Sam Gibson

29 Leslie Welsh

30 Paul O'leary

31 Paul Corrigan

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NOTE: ----- if it happens any player from the entries listed above can't make this event please notify the tournament organisers in good time so a replacement can be secured by contacting 07917887147.............



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