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Academy Success

Aaron Hill EBSA U-18 Champion

My 147academy student Aaron Hill from the Republic of Ireland won the 2019 Under 18 EBSA European Snooker Championships in Eliat, Israel. In the final he beat fellow academy member Dylan Emery from Wales 4 frames to 3 in a superb high quality final. Four 147academy Students in Semi Finals In the…

World IBSF U-16 Finalist

On Sunday 7th of October Ireland’s 16 year old Aaron Hill from Cork brave run to become the 2018 IBSF World Under 16 Snooker Champion in St. Petersburg, Russia ended with the Corkman losing the final 4 frames to 3 to Ben Mertens from Belgium. The final started off with the…

Ireland retain Home International Title

This week I had a great honour to coach and manage the Ireland Senior Snooker team to retain the prince of Wales Home International Perpetual Shield.  The team of Brendan O Donoghue, Rodney Goggins, Greg Casey and Michael Judge won the event in the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds where Ireland…

World IBSF Qatar - Semi Finalist

147academy snooker player Florian Nüßle from Austria reached the semi-finals of the 2017 World IBSF Snooker Championships in Doha Qatar last week.  The 15 year old Austrian playing in his first World Men’s Snooker Championship broke all national records in reaching the semi-final stage losing to the eventual Champion Pankaj Advani…

Ireland win Home Internationals

Last weekend I had a great honour to coach and manage the Ireland Senior Snooker team of Robert Murphy, Michael Judge, TJ Dowling and John Farrell to win the prince of Wales Home International Perpetual Shield.  The event was held in the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds where Ireland faced…

O'Donoghue wins 3rd Irish Title

My 147academy students Brendan O Donoghue from the New Institute snooker club in Nenagh and Rodney Goggins from Liam Mellows SC in Wexford reached the final of the Republic Of Ireland Senior Snooker Championships in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow on Sunday the 7th of May.  In the final Rodney went…