Aaron is Double European Champion

147Academy junior player Aaron Hill from Ireland beat Hayden Staniland from England 5 frames to 2 to win in the European U-21 Championships in Albufeira / Portugal at the Salgados Palace Hotel in the Algarve. The incredible Irish junior Hill created the double here in Portugal after winning the European Under 18 last week but…

Ireland Win 2019 Celtic Challenge

Last week I had the honour of Coaching the Republic of Ireland Juniors to beat the Welsh Juniors in the 2019 International Celtic Challenge Cup in the Ivy Rooms SC on Saturday 22nd of June by 92 frames to 52 and retain their Junior title in style with a session to spare. This event features…

Aaron Hill EBSA U-18 Champion

My 147academy student Aaron Hill from the Republic of Ireland won the 2019 Under 18 EBSA European Snooker Championships in Eliat, Israel. In the final he beat fellow academy member Dylan Emery from Wales 4 frames to 3 in a superb high quality final. Four 147academy Students in Semi Finals In the semi final he featured four…

2019 European Championships

Last week will be remembered as one of most unbelievable achievements for my 147academy students in the 2019 Under 18 & Under 21 & Men’s EBSA European Snooker Championships in Eliat, Israel. In the European U-18 Championship Aaron Hill from Ireland won the EBSA Under 18 Championship final against Dylan Emery from Wales 4-3 and Florian…

World IBSF U-16 Finalist

On Sunday 7th of October Ireland’s 16 year old Aaron Hill from Cork brave run to become the 2018 IBSF World Under 16 Snooker Champion in St. Petersburg, Russia ended with the Corkman losing the final 4 frames to 3 to Ben Mertens from Belgium. The final started off with the young Corkman winning the opening…

Ireland retain Home International Title

This week I had a great honour to coach and manage the Ireland Senior Snooker team to retain the prince of Wales Home International Perpetual Shield.  The team of Brendan O Donoghue, Rodney Goggins, Greg Casey and Michael Judge won the event in the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds where Ireland played England, Wales, N Ireland,…

Shachar Wins EBSA 6red Title

147academy player Shachar Ruberg from Israel won the 2018 EBSA European Billiards & Snooker Association 6 Red Championships in the Mirage Hotel Bucharest in Romania on Thursday the 21st of June. In the final Shachar beat Gary Thomson from Scotland 5 frames to 1 to take the title.  Shachar also wins an invitation to play…

World IBSF Qatar – Semi Finalist

147academy snooker player Florian Nüßle from Austria reached the semi-finals of the 2017 World IBSF Snooker Championships in Doha Qatar last week.  The 15 year old Austrian playing in his first World Men’s Snooker Championship broke all national records in reaching the semi-final stage losing to the eventual Champion Pankaj Advani from India 7 frames to…

Ireland win Home Internationals

Last weekend I had a great honour to coach and manage the Ireland Senior Snooker team of Robert Murphy, Michael Judge, TJ Dowling and John Farrell to win the prince of Wales Home International Perpetual Shield.  The event was held in the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds where Ireland faced England, Wales, N Ireland, Scotland,…