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Ireland win Home Internationals

This week I had a great honour to coach and manage the Ireland Senior team of Brendan O Donoghue, Rodney Goggins, Greg Casey, Johnny Williams and Robert Redmond to win the prince of Wales Home International Perpetual Shield.  The event was held in Pontins in Prestynn, North Wales where Ireland…

Muldoon reaches EBSA Final

147 Academy member Vincent Muldoon from the Republic Of Ireland reached the final of the 2011 European Snooker Championships in Sofia Bulgaria. RIBSA sent three players Martin McCrudden, Robert Murphy and Vincent to the championships and they were hoping to win the event for second time in three years after David…

Devaney wins Irish Senior Title

147 Academy player Jason Devaney from Crosmolina Snooker Club in County Mayo created more Irish snooker history when he won his biggest title to date when he won the 2011 Republic Of Ireland Senior National Snooker Championships. This historic win put his name on the most famous trophy in Irish snooker to follow…

IBSF Goggins makes 147 Break

Rodney Goggins created Irish snooker history when he made a magical 147 break and won a bronze medal in the 2010 IBSF World Amateur Snooker Championships in Syria. The Wexford man is the first Irishman ever to make a maximum break in the world championship. He is believed to be…

Hogan wins European Men's Title

147 Academy star David Hogan created history in Belgium this weekend when he became the first Irish man to win the European Snooker Championship. The final was an All-Ireland battle with Mario Fernandez from St Johns Limerick. David won the final 7 frames to 4 in superb match in front…