With the 2005 Top 8 having come to a close, the draw for the Qualifiers was made in the Pembroke on Wednesday night. This consists of the bottom 4 finishers in the Top 8 and 6 other eligible players. The draw is as follows …
- Chris Rafferty vs Bernard Palmer
- Paul Atling vs Aidan Walsh
- Paul Brennan vs Brian Gallagher
- Claas Roever vs Olivier Deme
- John Gibson vs Chris or Bernard
The winners of these clashes will move forward to join Noel, Stephen, Ian and Ka Chun in the 2006 Top 8.