Tina Keogh from Offaly is our 9th player on the all time list with RILSA, Tina has improved greatly in cue sports since joining the Association in 2014.
Tina is our current National Secretary on the Board of RILSA and wears many hats on other committees of the organisation.
Her first big win in competition came in 2016, winning the National Intermediate Snooker Championship with a convincing 2 nil win over Lauren Carley from Carlow and has been to the top of Intermediate Snooker ever since. She has gone on to win five National Intermediate Ranking events and was Runner up in three during this time. On the Intermediate Rankings, she took number 1 spot in 2016 dropped down to 3rd in 2017 and has kept a top 4 spot to date.
National Amateur Tour
While Tina makes great progress on the tour, her best result was Runner Up to Annette Newman in the National 6 Red Championship in 2019, on six other occasions,Tina has reached the semi finals on the main tour . On the National RILSA Amateur rankings, Tina’s consistency on the tour has seen her stay in the top 8 since joining RILSA a great achievement for her. Tina has come close to making it through to the Amateur status on a few occasions and it’s just only a matter of time when she will move up to this standard within RILSA.
At the 2015 International Irish Snooker Open, she was runner up to Valerie Maloney in the 6 Red Championship event and returned in 2016 to take the win again against Valerie in the final.
Tina has 7 International Caps for Ireland. She is a recipient of the Griffith Pin award for event attendances.
Tina joined the Billiards Tour in 2016 taking the runner up spot in the 3rd and 4th ranking events of the season. In 2017 Tina was to reach another final of a billiards ranking event but it wasn’t until the 2019 season that Tina got her first win in National Billiards winning Intermediate event 3.
In 2019 Tina was runner up in the National Intermediate Billiards Championship.
She took the number 3 spot on the National Billiards Rankings for 2016 & 2017. She finished number 2 on the National Intermediate Billiards rankings in 2019. Tina is a 20+ break player in Billiards which is considered a good standard and is very capable of more.
Tina was part of the inaugural International Ladies Billiards Team that represented Ireland in Wales in July 2019, making history for female billiards. Her highest 30 minute score is 60 to date and is very capable of much higher.
Tina has a total of 30 Medals, 8 Gold, 8 Silver and 6 Bronze for Snooker with 1 Gold, 4 Silver and 3 Bronze for Billiards which is a fantastic achievement for her.
Congratulations to Tina on all her success with RILSA to date and we appreciate her continued support, commitment and dedication to female cue sports in Ireland