(Kevin pictured with the 2019 World Championship Officials in Melbourne)
USCBP Dublin Airport
Highest Break Refereed:
606 by David Causier
Refereeing the Irish Open Final
Kevin has officiated in 6 World Championships (3 short format & 3 long format).
He has also refereed in 4 Irish Open and 3 European Open events.
In January 2020, Kevin travelled across from Dublin to officate at the Scottish Open. He was selected to referee the Final.
One of Kevin’s biggest honours was officiating in the World Open and World Championship in Melbourne, Australia in October 2019. A particular highlight being the match between David Causier and Pankaj Advani.
Kevin was born in Sligo on the West coast of Ireland in April 1973. He moved to Dublin in 1978.
He developed an interest in cue sports in the mid 80’s, at this time he developed a friendship with Aonghus McAnally. Kevin classes Aonghus as his mentor.
Initially starting out at Snooker, Kevin’s highest break was 76. Having spent time with Aonghus, he now prefers Billiards.
Kevin won the first Billiards event that he played in, which he believes could be an Irish record.
He has a highest match break of 57, which he made the day after his 40th birthday against Joe Doheny.
He represented Ireland when playing in the North v South event in Bangor, Northern Ireland.
Kevin achieved his Class 3 Certificate in Billiards when he officiated at an event in Carlow. It was at this event where Kevin refereed his highest ever break by David Causier in the Semi Final.
He plans to take his Class 1 examination soon.
Away from work he enjoys playing Golf at a high standard (handicap of 8).
He has caddied at 3 Irish Opens where he was lucky to meet the famous Seve Ballesteros.
Kevin enjoys playing Pool and Darts and has won many league and cup titles.