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5th DBSL Series Title goes to Shane Merrigan

DBSL would like to congratulate Roadstone B’s Shane Merrigan on winning the fifth DBSL series handicap event today in Roadstone Snooker Club.

On route to the final, Shane took down Conor Harkin in his pre lim match and beat Lenny Malone in his last 16 match. He then went on to beat Robert Kenna 2-1 in the quarter finals and Daniel Merrigan 2-1 in a close fought semi final.

The final saw Shane come out victorious with a 2-1 win over George O’Hara of Roadstone E, who had a great run to the final beating Rob Garvey, Josh Cullen, Aidan phelan and Sean King along the way.

DBSL would also like to thank Stephen Merrigan and the Roadstone Club for their hospitality throughout the day.

Full details of the event below.

Winner and Runner up: Shane Merrigan and George O’Hara

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Draw

Pre-Lim Round
09.30am Start +25 Gavin Stokes 2 v 1 Stephen Byrne Jnr +30
09.30am Start +40 Mark Nagle w/o 0 v 2 Tony O'Connor +65
09.30am Start +59 Rob Garvey 0 v 2 George O'Hara +05
09.30am Start +37 Aidan Phelan 2 v 0 Pat Smullen +65
10.30am Start +46 Tony Kenny 0 v 2 Robert Kenna +22
10.30am Start +48 Shane Merrigan 2 v 0 Conor Harkin +36
10.30am Start +65 Lenny Malone 2 v 0 Brian O'Rourke +40
10.30am Start +22 Daniel Merrigan 2 v 0 Dave Goddard +54
11.30am Start +25 Alan Byrne 0 v 2 Fergal Hagen +50
11.30am Start +60 Martin McDonald 2 v 0 Niall Lawless +50
11.30am Start +20 Robert Moynihan 1 v 2 Sean King +30
11.30am Start +55 Josh Cullen 2 v 0 Tommy Murphy +25
Last 16
12.00pm Onwards +20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 0 v 2 Sean King +30
12.00pm Onwards +25 Gavin Stokes 1 v 2 Tony O'Connor +65
12.00pm Onwards +05 George O'Hara 2 v 1 Josh Cullen 55
12.00pm Onwards +37 Aidan Phelan 2 v 1 Daniel McNamee +47
12.00pm Onwards +75 Stephen Byrne Snr 1 v 2 Robert Kenna +22
12.00pm Onwards +48 Shane Merrigan 2 v 0 Lenny Malone +65
12.00pm Onwards +22 Daniel Merrigan 2 v 1 Fergal Hagen +50
12.00pm Onwards +60 Martin McDonald 0 v 2 Kevin O'Brien +35
Quarter Finals
+30 Sean King 2 v 1 Tony O'Connor +65
+05 George O'Hara 2 v 1 Aidan Phelan +37
+22 Robert Kenna 1 v 2 Shane Merrigan +48
+22 Daniel Merrigan 2 v 0 Kevin O'Brien +35
Semi Finals
+30 Sean King 1 v 2 George O'Hara +05
+48 Shane Merrigan 2 v 1 Daniel Merrigan +22
Final
+48 Shane Merrigan 2 v 1 George O'Hara +05

High Breaks of the Day

Player Team Break
Daniel Merrigan Roadstone A 68
Daniel Merrigan Roadstone A 67
George O'Hara Roadstone E 66
George O'Hara Roadstone A 64
Daniel Merrigan Roadstone A 64
Shane Merrigan Roadstone B 61
Shane Merrigan Roadstone B 55
Robert Kenna Roadstone C 52
Daniel Merrigan Roadstone A 48
Martin McDonald Roadstone C 44

Event details
Venue: Roadstone
Entrance Fee: 20 Euro entry fee includes table charges
Format: All matches are best of 3
Handicaps: DBSL handicaps used
Time: 09.30am start
Dress code: Trousers and polo neck shirt

Entries for 5th DBSL in Roadstone 14th January

Current entries for Saturday’s DBSL in Roadstone – please enter by 6pm Friday 13th January to be included in the draw

Due to the number of entries please note some pre lims may start at 9.30am

Aidan phelan
Robert Moynihan
Daniel Merrigan
Shane Merrigan
George O’Hara
Gavin Stoke
Stephen Byrne
Conor Harkin
Daniel Mc Namee
Kevin O’Brien
Brian O’Rourke
Paddy Smullen
Niall Lawless
Fergal Hagen
Stephen Byrne Snr
Ivor Fitzpatrick
Mark Nagle
Tony Kenny
Lenny malone
Rob Garvey
Dave Goddard
Bobby Kenna
Martin McDonald
Josh Cullen
Tony O’Connor

Stephen Merrigan takes down 4th DBSL Series at Roadstone

DBSL would like to congratulate Stephen Merrigan of Roadstone A on winning the fourth DBSL series handicap event in Roadstone Snooker Club today.

Stephen had a fantastic run to victory not conceding a single frame all tournament, and knocking in breaks of 72, 55 and 44 along the way.

On his way to the final, he beat Brendan Canavan 2-0 in the pre-lim round, beat Daniel McNamee 2-0 in the last 16, before taking 2-0 victories over Dave Goddard in the quarter finals and Martin McDonald in the semi finals.

The final saw Stephen come out on top convincingly with a 3-0 win over Paul Dunne from Pool Knight Shack.

Paul was also solid en route to the final beating fellow pool knight shack team member Aidan phelan 2-1 in the last 16, before beating Ivor Fitzpatrick 2-0 in the quarter final and Stephen Byrne Snr 2-0 in the semi final.

DBSL would also like to thank Stephen Merrigan and the Roadstone Club, including tournament director Kevin O’Brien for their hospitality throughout the day.

Full details of the event below.

Winner: Stephen Merrigan

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Draw

Pre-Lim Round
09.30am Start +45 Mark Nagle 2 v 0 Brian O'Rourke +40
09.30am Start +37 Aidan Phelan 2 v 0 Harry Morgan +42
09.30am Start +28 Tommy Murphy 1 v 2 Dehna Bennett +67
10.30am Start +15 Brendan Thomas 2 v 0 Daniel Merrigan +22
09.30am Start +39 Brendan Canavan 0 v 2 Stephen Merrigan +15
10.30am Start +65 Andrew Harvey 2 v 1 Robert Moynihan +20
10.30am Start +65 Lenny Malone 1 v 2 Martin McDonald +60
10.30am Start +48 Shane Merrigan 1 v 2 Tony Kenny +46
Last 16
12.00pm Onwards +20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 2 v 1 Mark Nagle +45
12.00pm Onwards +10 Paul Dunne 2 v 1 Aidan Phelan +37
12.00pm Onwards +59 Rob Garvey 2 v 1 Dehna Bennett +67
12.00pm Onwards +75 Stephen Byrne Snr 2 v 1 Brendan Thomas +15
12.30pm Onwards +47 Daniel McNamee 0 v 2 Stephen Merrigan +15
12.30pm Onwards +54 Dave Goddard 2 v 0 Andrew Harvey +65
12.30pm Onwards +65 Pat Smullen 0 v 2 Martin McDonald +60
12.30pm Onwards +35 Kevin O'Brien 0 v 2 Tony Kenny +46
Quarter Finals
+20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 0 v 2 Paul Dunne +10
+59 Rob Garvey 1 v 2 Stephen Byrne Snr +75
+15 Stephen Merrigan 2 v 0 Dave Goddard +54
+60 Martin McDonald 2 v 0 Tony Kenny +46
Semi Finals
+10 Paul Dunne 2 v 0 Stephen Byrne Snr +75
+15 Stephen Merrigan 2 v 0 Martin McDonald +60
Final
+10 Paul Dunne 0 v 3 Stephen Merrigan +15

Event details
Venue: Roadstone
Entrance Fee: 20 Euro entry fee includes table charges
Format: All matches are best of 3
Handicaps: DBSL handicaps used
Time: 09.30am start
Dress code: Trousers and polo neck shirt

Congratulations to All Ireland Qualifiers

DBSL would like to congratulate the following teams on qualifying for the All Ireland Championships in January 2023 and wish every team the very best of luck.

Premier Section
Roadstone A
Roadatone E
Pool Knight Shack

Championship Section
NS Academy
Pioneers Black
Pioneers Blue
Pioneers White
Roadatone B
Roadstone D

Ivor Fitzpatrick victorious at the 3rd DBSL handicap event

Congratulations to Ivor Fitzpatrick who wins the third installment of the DBSL handicap series held in Pioneers Snooker Club today.
Ivor beat Mark Dunne, off Pioneers Black, 2-1 in the last 16, then beat Conor Harkin, off roadstone D, 2-0 in the quarter final and went on to win 2-1 in a close fought semi final match against Paul Dunne off Pool Knight Shack.
Ivor faced Daniel McNamee off pioneers Black in the final where he won 2-0.
Daniel had a great run to the final himself beaten Eric Pei, Stephen Byrne Snr and Kevin O’Brien on his way.

DBSL would also like to thank the Pioneers Club, including Niall Lawless and Ivor fitzpateick for their hospitality throughout the day. Special mention to Mark Dunne who put on a great breakfast for the players.

Full details of the event below.

Runner up and winner: Daniel McNamee and Ivor Fitzpatrick

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Draw

Pre-Lim Round
10am Start +42 Joey Kenny 2 v 0 Paddy Brady +31
10am Start +65 Pat Smullen 0 v 2 Daniel McNamee +47
10am Start +67 Denha Bennett 2 v 0 W/O Jason Keogh +20
10am Start +40 Brian O'Rourke 2 v 0 Daniel Merrigan +22
11am Start +10 Paul Dunne 2 v 0 Andrew Harvey +65
11am Start +50 Fergal Hagen 2 v 0 W/O Darren Savage +25
11am Start +25 Eric Pei 0 v 2 Mark Dunne +65
Last 16
12.30 Onwards +75 Stephen Byrne Snr 2 v 1 Joey Kenny +42
12.30 Onwards +37 John Maher W/O 0 v 2 Daniel McNamee +47
12.30 Onwards +45 Aaron Power 2 v 0 Dehna Bennett +67
12.30 Onwards +35 Kevin O'Brien 2 v 1 Brian O'Rourke +40
12.30 Onwards +50 Niall Lawless 0 v 2 Paul Dunne +10
12.30 Onwards +28 Tommy Murphy 0 v 2 Fergal Hagen +50
12.30 Onwards +20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 2 v 1 Mark Dunne +65
11.30 Start +37 Aidan Phelan 0 v 2 Conor Harkin +36
Quarter Finals
+75 Stephen Byrne Snr 0 v 2 Daniel McNamee +47
+45 Aaron Power 1 v 2 Kevin O'Brien +35
+10 Paul Dunne 2 v 1 Fergal Hagen +50
+20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 2 v 0 Conor Harkin +36
Semi Finals
+47 Daniel McNamee 2 v 0 Kevin O'Brien +35
+10 Paul Dunne 1 v 2 Ivor Fitzpatrick +20
Final
+47 Daniel McNamee 0 v 2 Ivor Fitzpatrick +20

Event details
Venue: Pioneers
Entrance Fee: 20 Euro entry fee includes table charges
Format: All matches are best of 3
Handicaps: DBSL handicaps used
Time: 10.00am Start
Dress code: Trousers and polo neck shirt

Introducing new entry form for All DBSL Events

Introducing new entry form for ALL DBSL Events

DBSL are going to try implement this new form that people can use to enter upcoming DBSL events throughout the season. We hope that this will make the application more official and avoid people being left out of the draws and participations. In the past entries have come in by phone, email, whats app, facebook etc and this lends itself to people being overlooked.
Please fill out the application going forward using the simple form below. This can also be found on the DBSL website Home Page right underneath the main league table.

Regard
DBSL

DBSL Calendar of Events 2022/2023 Season

***All below dates and venues subject to change. Updates will be provided regularly***

Date Event
25th September DBSL Series 1 Handicap Tournament in Pioneers
26th September DBSL AGM
27th September Leagues Commence
22nd October DBSL Series 2 Handicap Tournament in Roadstone
06th November DBSL Series 3 Handicap Tournament in Pioneers
19th November All Ireland Club Championship Qualifiers and Seeding
03rd December DBSL Series 4 Handicap Tournament in Roadstone
15th December Leagues break for Christmas
10th January Leagues Return
14th January DBSL Series 5 Handicap Tournament in Roadstone
25th January Billy Telford Memorial Flyer in Killarney
26th January All Ireland Club Championships in Killarney
27th January All Ireland Club Championships in Killarney
28th January All Ireland Club Championships in Killarney
29th January All Ireland Club Championships in Killarney
19th February DBSL Series 6 Handicap Tournament in Pioneers
04th March Dublin Club Championships in Pioneers/Roadstone
05th March Dublin Club Championships in Pioneers/Roadstone
06th April Leagues Finish
08th April DBSL Individual Championships
11th April DBSL Cup Commences
19th May Presentation Night in Faughs GAA Club

Mark Nagle wins DBSL event 2 at Roadstone

DBSL would like to congratulate Mark Nagle on winning the DBSL Handicap Tournament Series 2 today in Roadstone Snooker Club. On his way to victory Mark beat Tommy Murphy in the pre-lim round, Mick Kearns in the last 16, Kevin O’Brien in the quarter finals and Daniel merrigan in the Semi Finals.
Mark beat Stephen Byrne Snr on the pink ball in a close fought final. A huge congratulations to Stephen on making his first final of a DBSL ranking event.
DBSL would also like to thank the Roadatone Snooker Club, including Stephen Merrigan and Mick Kearns for their hospitality throughout the day. Special thanks to Niall Lawless and job well done on his first outing as tournament director for such an event.
Full details of the event below.

Runner up and winner: Stephen Byrne and Mark Nagle

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Draw

Pre-Lim Round
+35 Kevin O'Brien 2 v 0 Eric Pei +25
+28 Tommy Murphy 1 v 2 Mark Nagle +45
+35 Brendan Murphy 2 v 1 Philip McCaffrey +32
+50 Niall Lawless 0 v 2 Daniel Merrigan +22
+36 Conor Harkin 2 v 0 Brian O'Rourke +40
+47 Daniel McNamee 1 v 2 Harry Morgan +42
+55 Josh Cullen 1 v 2 Rob Garvey +59
+60 Martin McDonald 0 v 2 Bob McKenna +22
+48 Shane Merrigan 1 v 2 Lenny Malone +65
+65 Pat Smullen 0 v 2 John McDonald +39

Last 16
+54 Dave Goddard 1 v 2 Kevin O'Brien +35
+35 Mick Kearns 0 v 2 Mark Nagle +45
+20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 2 v 0 Brendan Murphy +35
+22 Daniel Merrigan 2 v 0 Conor Harkin +36
+75 Stephen Byrne Snr 2 v 1 Harry Morgan +42
+46 Tony Kenny 2 v 1 Rob Garvey +59
+31 Paddy Brady 0 v 2 Bob Kenna +22
+65 Lenny Malone 1 v 2 John McDonald +39

Quarter Finals
+35 Kevin O'Brien 1 v 2 Mark Nagle +45
+20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 1 v 2 Daniel Merrigan +22
+75 Stephen Byrne Snr 2 v 1 Tony Kenny +46
+22 Bob Kenna 0 v 2 John McDonald +39

Semi Finals
+45 Mark Nagle 2 v 1 Daniel Merrigan +22
+75 Stephen Byrne Snr 2 v 1 John McDonald +39

Final
+45 Mark Nagle 2 v 1 Stephen Byrne Snr +75

Event details
Venue: Roadstone
Entrance Fee: 20 Euro entry fee includes table charges.
Format: All matches are best of 3
Handicaps: DBSL handicaps used.
Time: 10.00am Start
Dress code: Trousers and polo neck shirt

DBSL Series Event 2 – Draw and Schedule

Draw

Pre-Lim Round
+35 Kevin O'Brien 2 v 0 Eric Pei +25
+28 Tommy Murphy 1 v 2 Mark Nagle +45
+35 Brendan Murphy 2 v 1 Philip McCaffrey +32
+50 Niall Lawless 0 v 2 Daniel Merrigan +22
+36 Conor Harkin 2 v 0 Brian O'Rourke +40
+47 Daniel McNamee 1 v 2 Harry Morgan +42
+55 Josh Cullen 1 v 2 Rob Garvey +59
+60 Martin McDonald 0 v 2 Bob McKenna +22
+48 Shane Merrigan 1 v 2 Lenny Malone +65
+65 Pat Smullen 0 v 2 John McDonald +39

First Round
+54 Dave Goddard 1 v 2 Kevin O'Brien +35
+35 Mick Kearns 0 v 2 Mark Nagle +45
+20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 2 v 0 Brendan Murphy +35
+22 Daniel Merrigan 2 v 0 Conor Harkin +36
+75 Stephen Byrne Snr 2 v 1 Harry Morgan +42
+46 Tony Kenny 2 v 1 Rob Garvey +59
+31 Paddy Brady 0 v 2 Bob Kenna +22
+65 Lenny Malone 1 v 2 John McDonald +39

Quarter Finals
+35 Kevin O'Brien 1 v 2 Mark Nagle +45
+20 Ivor Fitzpatrick 1 v 2 Daniel Merrigan +22
+75 Stephen Byrne Snr 2 v 1 Tony Kenny +46
+22 Bob Kenna 0 v 2 John McDonald +39

Semi Finals
+45 Mark Nagle 2 v 1 Daniel Merrigan +22
+75 Stephen Byrne Snr 2 v 1 John McDonald +39

Final
+45 Mark Nagle 2 v 1 Stephen Byrne Snr +75

Event details
Venue: Roadstone
Entrance Fee: 20 Euro entry fee includes table charges.
Format: All matches are best of 3
Handicaps: DBSL handicaps used.
Time: 10.00am Start
Dress code: Trousers and polo neck shirt