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Ireland win 2017 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…

147 Academy Camp in France

Last weekend my 147academy returned to the beautiful city of Saint Quentin in Northern France to hold another 147academy camp in the Academia de Billiard. Among the players who attended were former National French Champion Jean Marc Beauchamp and one of the leading French Juniors Nicolas Mortreux plus local club players Frederic Dieupart, Philippe Proix…

Austria Snooker Camp

Last weekend my 147 Academy travelled to Northern Austria to hold another training camp for the Austrian Billiards & Snooker Association.  This camp was held in the Union Wels Billiard Club which is run by Austrian Coach Guenther Echhart.  The camp started off with a two hour mental training session…

Whizkid Ross wins 4 Titles

What an unbelievable weekend for my 147acdemy student 15 year old Ross Bulman from Youghal CYMS when he won four under Age Irish Titles during RIBSA Finals Weekend in the Ivy Rooms on the 6th and 7th of May.  Ross won the Irish Under 16, Under 18, Under 19 and…

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…

Romania Coaching Zone

My 147academy returned to the beautiful city of Bucharest this week to hold another training camp arranged by the Real Snooker Tour of Romania in the newly opened Century Snooker Club. This camp was to promote the game and provide the players with more guidance to improve their game to a…