Tag: Brendan O’Donoghue

Irish Scene: Judgement Day

Michael Judge returned to the Irish amateur scene with a gavel bang as he stormed his way to victory in the second ranking event of the season in Letterkenny. 20 years a professional on the Main Tour, Judge dropped off in 2011 but didn’t immediately turn his attentions back to[Read More…]

Ireland Win 2012 Home Internationals

Ireland has tonight been crowned the Home Internationals champions for the fourth time at Pontins, Prestatyn in North Wales. A very strong Irish team, consisting of Rodney Goggins, Brendan O’Donoghue, Greg Casey, Johnny Williams and Robert Redmond, crossed the Irish Sea in an attempt to win back the Prince of[Read More…]

Donaldson Downs O’Donoghue for European Glory

Promising young Scotsman Scott Donaldson won the European Snooker Amateur Championship in Latvia yesterday, beating Ireland’s Brendan O’Donoghue 7-3 in the final. 18 year-old Donaldson actually upset both of Ireland’s top players as he overcame Rodney Goggins 6-2 in the semi-final while O’Donoghue whitewashed Donaldson’s compatriot James McBain in the[Read More…]

Muldoon Wraps up Season with Irish Championship

Vincent Muldoon claimed his third Irish Senior National Championship on Sunday after a comprehensive 10-5 triumph over Martin McCrudden in Letterkenny. In doing so, the Galway potter equals the record of most Irish Championships, joining his final opponent McCrudden and Davy Morris on a hat-trick of victories. The first four[Read More…]

Irish Scene: Muldoon Wins Again

Vincent Muldoon came through two deciding frame thrillers to claim back-to-back titles at the fourth ranking event in the Irish Senior Championship in Carlow. The Galway man launched himself into contention at the top of the Irish standings with victory in the third ranking tournament before Christmas and has narrowed[Read More…]

Irish Scene: Muldoon Claims Third Ranker

As Judd Trump and Mark Allen battled it out for the UK Championship title, the third ranking event of the Irish Senior amateur tour also took place last weekend. Following victories for Rodney Goggins and Brendan O’Donoghue in the opening two ranking tournaments, fellow former professional Vincent Muldoon got his[Read More…]