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Crowley wins 147academy U-12 C/Ships

The 147academy Under 12 RIBSA National Snooker Championship was held on the 7th of May in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow.  It was great to see young talented Irish junior players battle it out for my 2017 title. This year it was Leone Crowley from Shooters Snooker Club in Cork who claimed the…

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. The Master Doctor Kit will help the players come in on the line of aim and help…

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 has appeared on the biggest TV show in Ireland and Germany. He also competed in my 147academy National U-12 Irish Championship last year. I was delighted to see…

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 Griffiths and Chris Lovell conducted the two day seminar which covered all aspects of the game and…

2015 World Snooker Cue Zone

Last weekend I was invited by World Snooker to be the lead coach on the opening two days of the WPBSA Cue Zone at the 2015 Betfred World Professional Snooker Championships in the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. The Cue Zone was again held in the Winter Gardens beside the Crucible…

2014 World Snooker Cue Zone

I was again invited by World Snooker to be the lead coach in the World Snooker Cue Zone on the opening two days of the 2014 Dafabet World Professional Snooker Championships in the Crucible Theatre in Sheffield. This year World Snooker Coaching launched a new purple polo shirt which is…