Compiled by County Communications Officer Noel Holohan World Handball Championships 2015 Calgary a city famous for its stampede in July, hosting the Winter Olympics in 1988 where the Jamaican bobsleigh team and Cool Running’s film made its name, is now a city that will be forever in the memory for Wexford handball as seven players […]
Wexford handballers return home from Canada this weekend with an incredible six titles, after an extraordinary successful World Championships in Calgary. A feature of the achievement is that three families shared the medals, with two each going to the Kavanagh’s, Doyle’s and Buggy’s, all of whom will have very fond memories of these games. All […]
COMPILED BY COUNTY COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER NOEL HOLOHAN Seven Wexford handballers will go for gold in the World Handball championships in Calgary tomorrow. Leading the way in the 13 and under doubles will be Josh Kavanagh and Mark Doyle who beat Tyson Clarke and Jack Doyle 15-11, 15-11 in the semi final today and will play […]
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Compiled by County Communications Officer Noel Holohan It is turning out to be a fantastic World Handball championships for the handballers of county Wexford as many players advanced to the semi finals of competition yesterday. Daniel Kavanagh is into the semi final of the boys 17 and under singles after a 21-5, 21-11 win over […]
REPORT COMPILED BY NOEL HOLOHAN It was another good day for Wexford handballers at the 2015 World Handball Championships in Calgary. In the Mens open doubles round of 16 Gavin Buggy was partnered by Dominic Lynch for a 21-11, 21-12 over Dalton Beale and Brandon Townsend from Oregon and tomorrow the Wexford Kerry duo will […]
World Championship report is compiled by Noel Holohan It was a very good opening day to the four wall World Handball championships for Wexford handball players in Calgary on Monday. Mark Doyle grabbed a fine 15-2, 15-3 win over Fionntain Mac Conmidhe from Tyrone on a 15-2, 15-3 score line in the 13 and under […]
A small but select band of 12 Wexford handballers will depart for Calgary in the coming week or so and the good wishes of their clubs and communities will go with them as they embark on the long journey to the World Handball Championships in Canada. For some the ultimate objective will be outright victory […]
Below is a selection of pictures taken at the official Irish Team training in Wexford yesterday.
Below is important information from GAA Handball Ireland; A chara, Please note the following message from Sinead Leavy Insurance Manager GAA in respect of Insurance for players travelling to Calgary, Canada for the World Handball Championships. ACE provide Travel Insurance to the GAA which automatically includes full cover for injuries sustained whilst participating in official fixtures and […]
GAA Handball Ireland President Willie Roche and National Manager John Kelly were among the large attendance at St. Josephs Community Centre in Wexford yesterday when the Irish team preparing for their upcoming trip to the World Handball championships in Calgary, Canada were put through their paces for the final time. The full squad (with the […]
Team Ireland training continues today at St. Josephs Community Centre in Wexford town from 11am to 3pm.
Wexford people look forward with considerable anticipation to the visit of the Irish handball team to Wexford tomorrow when the squad will train throughout the day at St. Josephs Community Centre at Bishopswater. It is expected that all members of Team Ireland including world open champion Paul Brady will be present. The team which also […]
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Below is courtesy of GAA Handball Ireland Following a meeting of GAA Handball Ard Comhairle the qualification process for the Official Team Ireland for the 2015 World Championship has been confirmed. The World Championships take place in Calgary, Canada on 11th – 21stAugust, with full information available at www.worldhandball2015.com. GAA Handball will be sending a strong […]