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Enniskillen to host NI 8-Ball Pool Championship.

Thursday, 16 November 2017

Enniskillen to host NI 8-Ball Pool Championship. thumbnailNorthern Ireland Pool Players Organisation (NIPPO) chairman Ronnie Boyle (centre) is pictured with Enniskillen Hotel staff members Richard Johnson and Kelly Downey launching of the weekend tournament .

THE county town of Fermanagh will play host to the official Northern Ireland 8-Ball Pool Championships when players from throughout the province and Republic of Ireland will travel to Enniskillen from Friday to Sunday Novemebr 24 to 26.

The pinnacle event is organised by Northern Ireland Pool Players Organisation (NIPPO) who are the governing body for world rules pool in the country.

These 2017 championships will be played in the Enniskillen Hotel where 10 championship supreme pool tables will be set-up for the event with five different category tournaments played over the weekend.


The NIPPO committee are hoping to get a good turnout of players from the host county Fermanagh along with all other NI counties.

Tyrone will be represented by Daryl Beattie and Ronnie Boyle.

Other county players are: Antrim, Andy Park; Armagh, Harry Lavelle; Down, Kieran Mallon; Derry, Lyam Mc Dermott; Fermanagh, Shane Mulligan.


Friday will see the weekend cueing off with the N.Ireland Over-40s and U23s 8-Ball Pool Championship starting at 7pm, which is open to all eligible players.

On Saturday, the N.Ireland Open 8-Ball Championship will get underway at 11am and taking place throughout the day finishing up around 9pm and returning Sunday for knockout stages with this tournament open to all categories.

Sunday will see the knockout stages (last-32) of open championship played to a finish along with plate tournament only open to players who doesn't make the last-32 of main open event.

Not forgetting the Ladies and U18s NI Individual 8-Ball Championship which will be taking place.

The official Northern Ireland 8-Ball Pool Championships are open to any player north and south of the border but all entries must go through each players own county rep which are listed below or contact 07563083572 for further details.

NIPPO committee are very grateful to the following sponsors for these official N.Ireland 8-Ball Pool Championship Enniskillen Hotel (Enniskillen), Maye Tool Supplies (Fermanagh), Racks Pool Club & Restaurant (Ballymoney) and Q-Sports Academy Club (Fintona).

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