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Registration is now open for our fifth hurling specific webinar, Nursery Hurling: Values and Guidelins, Part 2 which takes place next Monday, June 8, at 8pm Irish Time.This workshop will be presented by Damien Coleman, Connacht Hurling Development Manager. It is a follow on to the very well received Part
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Judd Trump: Doubters gave me fire to succeed, says world champion

Judd Trump: Doubters gave me fire to succeed, says world champion

Judd Trump says he took satisfaction from "proving the doubters wrong" with his first World Championship title.

Trump, 29, said he received a tweet when he was 6-3 down to Thepchaiya Un-Nooh in the first round which said he was "bottling it again".

He edged through that in a final-frame decider and reached the final where he dismantled John Higgins 18-9.

"I am going to reply to the tweet," Trump said with a grin. "It had given me the fire."

The Bristolian had been touted as a world champion since the age of 14 and finally fulfilled his potential at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre.

Some questioned whether he had the temperament or game to go all the way - yet one punter won 10,000 on a 1,000-1 bet, made when Trump was eight, that he would become world champion.

A breathtaking final saw a record 11 centuries being compiled, with Trump contributing seven.

Trump said: "You don't bottle it this day and age; there are so many tough players.

"So for me just to go out there and, not prove everyone wrong because I've got a lot of support as well, but just to prove some of the people that put you down for no reason, it is nice to do that.

"It was incredible to do it in the way I did in that kind of standard in the final. I still proved wrong a few doubters so it's nice to get that out of the way."

Trump became the youngest world champion since Australia's Neil Robertson won for the only time in 2010 and World Snooker chairman Barry Hearn hailed the Englishman as snooker's "new king".

When Hearn took over the sport in 2009, there were six ranking events and 3.5m in prize money. A decade later, there are 20 ranking events and more than 15m in prize money.

Trump said: "There are a lot of things I think need changing. Snooker is a bit stuck in its way so I'd love to sit down and talk to Barry about that kind of thing.

"It can still be a little bit old-fashioned in those kind of ways. I would love to bring it up-to-date and get some more people interested in snooker."


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When Trump returns to Sheffield next year, he will be introduced into the arena on the opening morning as the defending champion and will be aiming to break the 'Crucible Curse'.

No first-time champion has managed to retain their title the following year.

"Hopefully I can be a multiple champion," said Trump. "I would like to win it more than once, then see what happens but the standard is so tough.

"The first one is always very special but I can't get too carried away. Other great players have only won it a couple of times: Mark Williams, Neil Robertson has only won it once as well, so I can't get too carried away."

Seven-time world champion Stephen Hendry said Trump's triumph could herald a "new era of dominance from one player" in snooker.

Steve Davis won six titles in the 1980s, while Hendry went on to win seven in the 90s.

But Trump said: "I don't think any more that's possible. I think obviously if I can suddenly start playing how I did in the final every single game, then I could get close - but in this day and age, just take it one game at a time."

Having won the world title, which earned him 500,000, to go with the Masters in January and two other ranking events, Trump became the first player to claim more than 1m in prize money in a single season.

His Crucible triumph means he has completed snooker's Triple Crown - the World Championship, the Masters and the UK Championship, the latter of which he won in 2011.

After that UK Championship win, Trump bought a 100,000 Ferrari and he has also owned a Lamborghini but says he is "more sensible nowadays".

Trump's partying in his early years was well documented with pictures across social media, but he says he has dedicated himself to snooker this season.

He employed brother Jack in a full-time capacity to travel with him on tour and work with him on the practice table.

"Hopefully I get to the point where I get paid to party and can give up snooker," joked Trump.

"It is going to be easier than it has been to get everything out of the way - and to win the three majors now is a massive stepping stone for me. There is no more expectation.

"I think I have got everything out of the way that the public know how good I am now, that came out in the final. Hopefully it's about relaxing and winning as many trophies as I can.


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Barry Hearn: Darts & snooker boss praises NHS after recovery from heart attack

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Barry Hearn 'in good spirits' after suffering 'minor heart attack'

World Snooker Tour and Professional Darts Corporation chairman Barry Hearn is in "good spirits" after suffering a heart attack on Sunday.Hearn, 71, is set to return home on Wednesday after having surgery.His son, boxing promoter Eddie Hearn, posted on social media: "My dad was taken to hospital on Sunday after
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World Snooker Championship: Stephen Hendry & Steve Davis relive Crucible classics

Saturday was supposed to be the start of this year's World Championship.But like so much of the sporting calendar, the championship has been postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.Starting on Saturday, BBC Two will showcase 17 days of unforgettable, classic matches that took place at Sheffield's Crucible Theatre.Stephen Hendry
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World Snooker Championship: BBC to show classic Crucible matches

The 2003 semi-final between Ken Doherty and Paul Hunter will be one of 17 classic World Championship matches to be shown on BBC Two. Current world champion Judd Trump, seven-time winner Stephen Hendry and five-time champion Ronnie O'Sullivan also feature in the two-hour episodes, starting on Saturday, 18 April.
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World Snooker Championship rescheduled to start on 31 July

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