Brendan O’Donoghue won the fourth ranking event of the Irish amateur season last weekend with victory in the Premier Cup in Cork.
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David Morris emerged victorious in the Presidents Cup last weekend, the third ranking event of the Irish amateur season that was held at the Ivy Rooms in Carlow. By Jonathan Williams My event was nothing to write home about as I expected, but in saying that I didn’t play awfully[Read More…]
The 2019/20 Irish senior amateur campaign got under way last weekend with Brendan O’Donoghue winning the Barracks Classic for the first time since 2016.
Michael Judge held off an impressive fight back from Rodney Goggins to win the Irish National Championship for the second time at the Ivy Rooms in Carlow on Sunday. The Dubliner edged Goggins, who was looking for a first senior national crown in 18 years, 7-5 in a gripping contest[Read More…]
By Jonathan Williams Congratulations to the history chaser that is Brendan O’Donoghue. It was a poor final by two very tired players but it’s all about the result. I watched the last frame online and although the lads were playing as poor as myself it was a nervy finish. It[Read More…]
By Jonathan Williams In short, it was another disappointing event for me after getting knocked out in the first round. I can’t buy a decent first round draw nowadays. I had Joe Delaney and John O’Sullivan in both events I entered, neither of whom anyone would like to get, especially[Read More…]
By Jonathan Williams Where to start with last weekend? In some ways a triumph and in others a total shambles. They say it’s always better to end on a good note so let me start out with some of the grievances that both myself and the majority of players had[Read More…]
Michael Judge began the new Irish season by capturing the Barracks Classic at the weekend in Carlow. The Dubliner, twice a ranking event winner during the last campaign, overcame young talent Stephen Bateman 4-2 in the final. Bateman, still only 19 but with plenty of international experience representing Ireland in[Read More…]
By Jonathan Williams My Irish Championship was unfortunately very short lived this year. I felt really good going into the event as I had practised a few days beforehand and my shoulder was in no pain at all. However, that all seemed to amount to nothing. I missed some very[Read More…]
By Jonathan Williams The Grand Prix for me went better than expected. It wasn’t necessarily the best in terms of a last eight appearance, but more the fact that I beat Robert Murphy for what I think was the first time in around 12 years. Now, I may have only played[Read More…]