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German trains in Ireland

My 147 Academy welcomed German Snooker Tour player Carl Rosenberger from Munich Bavaria who travelled to Ireland to attend a two day snooker training camp with me in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow. Carl competed in the recent IBSF World Championships in Sofia Bulgaria last November and he wanted…

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 the session I outlined my plans for the upcoming PJ Nolan Coaching day on the 3rd October in Rüsselsheim. Thomas…

Israel title for Ruberg

This week my 147 Academy was invited back to the beautiful city of Tel Aviv in Israel to train and prepare Shachar Ruberg for the 2013 Israel Senior National Snooker Championships. The 19 year old went on to win the Israel National Senior Snooker Championship for the first time when…

Scherùbl wins first Title

147 Academy player Dominik Scherübl from Austria won his biggest titles to date when he won his first senior ranking event in Austria when he won the grand prix in Gerasdorf. 17 year old Dominik lives in Stasshof, Austria and plays out of the 15 reds Snooker club in Vienna was in…

Juniors Qualify for World 6Reds

It was an amazing performance from two of my young International 147academy players Shachar Ruberg from Israel and Andreas Ploner from Austria who qualified for the 2014 Sangsom World 6 Red Championships with superb victories over top class opponents. Andreas Ploner had breaks of 34, 38 and 59 during his 5-1…

Ploner wins Austrian National

147 Academy player Andreas Ploner from Innsbruck won the 2013 Austrian Senior Snooker Championships in the 15 Red Snooker Club in Vienna on Saturday and Sunday the 25th & 26th of May. In the final Andreas beat fellow Academy player Paul Schopf from Wells 4 frames to 3 in an exciting…