Tag: Brendan O’Donoghue

2013 Home Internationals

The 2013 Home Internationals gets under way today at the Northern Snooker Centre in Leeds. Ireland defends its title with a fantastic team consisting of David Hogan, Brendan O’Donoghue, Michael Judge and John Sutton. The competition pits the talents of amateur talent from the British and Irish isles against each[Read More…]

Mehta Wins World Games Gold

India’s Aditya Mehta comfortably beat Liang Wenbo of China 3-0 in the men’s snooker gold medal winning match at the World Games in Colombia. The 27 year-old put the disappointment of losing in the semi-finals of the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games behind him by storming to the victory[Read More…]

Irish Scene: O’Donoghue in the Double

A little late on the scene following the antics of the World Championship qualifiers during the weekend and the subequent Last 32 draw yesterday but the latest National Senior event finished in Carlow on Sunday. Brendan O’Donoghue won his second Irish ranking title in a row with a 5-0 drubbing[Read More…]

World Amateurs: Sniper’s Diary 2

By Johnny ‘Sniper’ Williams So today’s encounter against last year’s semi-finalist Kamal Chawla was very tight. I played my best snooker so far, my safety was good but I just didn’t get a real clear-cut opening in the final two frames. His safety was also very good and he is[Read More…]

World Amateurs: Sniper’s Diary 1

The World Amateur Championship got under way in Sofia on Saturday with five Irishmen over competing for top honours – three in the Men’s event and two in the Masters. Regular SnookerHQ¬†contributor¬†Johnny ‘Sniper’ Williams is competing in the Men’s and has had a mixed bag of results so far from[Read More…]

Irish Trio Head to World Amateurs

The IBSF World Amateur Championship gets under way on Saturday with three of Ireland’s best taking part in Bulgaria. Last weekend saw the country make its successful transition into the professional realms of the sport but that wouldn’t have happened only for the foundation set by regularly staging major amateur[Read More…]