World Championship Report

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 win a magnificent six World titles

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 […]

World championship update Wednesday 19th August

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 update Tuesday morning

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 […]

Important insurance information for players travelling to Canada

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 […]

Team Ireland sparkle in Wexford

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 in Wexford

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 […]

World Handball Championship Link

Note that a link to the World Handball Championships is now available at the bottom of the Home Page. This link contains all of the information about the games including registration. Those intending to travel are encouraged to familiarise themselves with this site as soon as possible.

World Championships in Calgary

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  GAA Handball will be sending a strong […]