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O'Donoghue and Gleeson brothers flying high for New Institute

Wednesday, 19th December, 2018 1:57pm
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O'Donoghue and Gleeson brothers flying high for New Institute

Mark and Noel Gleeson will represent Ireland at the European Snooker Championships in Israel next year

O'Donoghue and Gleeson brothers flying high for New Institute

Mark and Noel Gleeson will represent Ireland at the European Snooker Championships in Israel next year

It has been a busy time recently at New Institute Snooker Club with a number of competitions having taken place, both internally and externally.

Firstly, Brendan O'Donoghue continued his excellent form by winning the RIBSA President's Cup recently following a 4-1 win over Irish teammate Rodney Goggins in the final in Carlow. Brendan also secured the high break in the final with 116.

The win, in the third event of the season, sees O'Donoghue joint top of the Irish senior rankings with Kilkenny's Davy Morris, five points ahead of Michael Judge in third ahead of the fourth ranking event at Fairview Snooker Club next month.

Elsewhere, brothers Mark and Noel Gleeson have been selected on the Ireland squads for next years European Snooker Championships.

Mark has been selected on the under 21 panel after being ranked third in qualification while younger brother Noel made the under 18 squad after qualifying fourth for the championships which will take place in Israel from February 17th to 22nd.

The brothers also competed with eachother internally in the final of the clubs Sean Dunne Memorial Handicap competition with Mark claiming the bragging rights.

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