RILSA Academy, Sharkx

World Women’s Championship – 20-21st August ’22

Entries are now open to the World Women’s Billiards Championship taking place in Ireland in August. The RILSA Academy in Newbridge has hosted the Irish Open and Irish Masters on our women’s circuit this season and we look forward to returning for our premier women’s event. The event is open to all women players and will feature a round-robin group stage on Saturday, followed by the knockout stage and Challenge Cup on Sunday. Matches will be of one hour duration with a 90 minute final.

Current Champion:

Anna Lynch is the current Women’s World Champion having beaten Judy Dangerfield in 2019. Please visit our YouTube playlist for footage from the 2019 event.


The RILSA Academy Sharkx,
Henry Street,
Co. Kildare,

A Google location map is included here.

The club serves food on-site with a variety of products available to purchase along with cold drinks and sundries.


Air – The nearest airport is Dublin which is 55.5 km away.

Bus – The Green Bus for Newbridge runs every hour from Dublin Airport which takes about 55 minutes.


A couple of the closest hotels to the venue are listed below.

The Gables
This is the closest hotel to the venue and is about a 10 minute walk away. Bookings can be made by calling the hotel on +353(0)45435330, please indicate you are staying for the Women’s Billiards (ref: Dan Carroll) to access the agreed rate of €99 per night including breakfast. Please book early to avoid disappointment.

The Keadeen Hotel
A 4 star hotel situated about a 15 minute walk from the venue.

Prize Pool:

Highest Break£50

(Prize pool subject to a minimum of 8 players).

Enter Event:

Entries have now closed.

A list of players that have entered is available here.