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2013 World Snooker Cue Zone

On the 20th and 21st April I was invited to be the lead coach at the 2013 World Snooker Cue Zone on the opening two days in the Crucible in Sheffield. The Cue Zones area showcase for the general public during their stay at major championships which is also used…

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 years old participated throughout the Saturday, Sunday and Monday on specific routines…

147academy Irish U-12 C/Ships

My 147academy sponsored the first ever RIBSA Irish Under 12 National Snooker Championship for 2014 in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow. It was great to see young players from all around Ireland battle it out for the title. Corey Ramsbottom from Carlow and Dean Roche from Youghal both played great…

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 battle it out for the 2015 title. This year it was Jamie Lee Gardiner from the 147club in Antrim in…

147academy Summer Camp

My 147academy held a two day summer camp in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow with Jordan McCarthy, Dylan Keightley, Jamie McGowan, Jack Connolly, Paddy Brady, James Quigley, John Leacy, Adam Maher, Barry Sinnott, Joe McEntergart, Ben Doyle, Andrew Doherty and James Hurley. Each student attended training each day from…

Adam 4yr old whiz-kid

My 147academy met up with one of the youngest ever players, when 4 year old potting whiz-kid Adam Wynne from Boora, County Offaly in Ireland arranged a session in the Ivy Rooms Snooker Club in Carlow. Earlier this year Adam appeared on the biggest TV show in Ireland, The Late…