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Austria Snooker Camp

Coaching Zone News May 21, 2017

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...

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O'Donoghue wins 3rd Irish Titl…

Coaching Zone News May 10, 2017

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...

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Romania Coaching Zone

Coaching Zone News April 21, 2017

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...

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Academy News

The Master Doctor Kit

I am very proud to launch of the ' Master Doctor Kit ' in partnership with the Davide Coltro Ambrosian Snooker Academy in Italy and my 147academy to design and launch this new training aid. ...

Official World Snooker Coach

PJ Nolan became an official W.P.B.S.A. World Snooker Coach when he was invited by the WPBSA to attend an intensive training course in the England Institute of Sport in Sheffield. Steve Davis, Terry Gr...

147academy Irish U-12 C/Ships

My 147academy again sponsored the 2015 RIBSA Under 12 National Snooker Championship in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow. It was great to see young talented players from all around Ireland bat...

Top German Coach Visits

My 147academy welcomed the German National Snooker Coach Thomas Hein to the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow for a coaching session. Thomas is the head snooker Bundestrainer in Germany and during...

2012 World Snooker Cue Zone

One of the highlights of the summer was when I was invited by World Snooker to lead the cue zone at this year’s world snooker championship in the Crucible in Sheffield. Players from 5 years old to 87 ...

Adam 5yr old whiz-kid

This week my 147academy again had the pleasure to coach my youngest 147academy player Adam Wynne from Boora, County Offaly in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow.  Adam ...