This weeks Handball News
All-Ireland Minor 40×20 Semi-Final
Donal Wrynn defeated Monaghans Darren Doherty in The All-Ireland 40×20 Minor Semi-Final on Sunday last on a score line of 12-21, 21-13, 21-11. The match played in Ballaghadeeren was a very tense affair with an All-Ireland Final appearance at stake. Wrynn never got going in the first game and was defeated 12-21. With the next game a must win one Wrynn upped his performance and took the game 21-13 taking the match to a tie-braker. Going into the third game the momentum was with Wrynn and he took the game 21-11 booking a place in the All-Ireland Minor 40×20 Final set for St Comans Roscommon on March 24th where he meets Wexfords Galen Riordan.
All-Ireland Minor Doubles 40×20 Semi-Final
Donal Wrynn and Shane Doonan are in action this week-end in the All-Ireland Minor Doubles 40×20 Semi-Final when they take on Paul Clarke and Gavan McCrystal in Kingscourt on Sunday March 11th.
World Handball Championships
Ireland hosts the “Worlds” in Citywest in Dublin from October 11th-22nd in 40×20 and One Wall. Its nine years since Ireland last hosted the World Championships, this time therell be competitors from 33 countries taking part in a purpose built complex under one roof. The Championships are held every three years, the last one in the US in 2009 where Fenaghs Donal Wrynn took the u15 One Wall Title. The entry fee is 100 euro with a maximum fee of 150 euro to register for all three categories.
One Wall Nationals
This years nationals will be held in Citywest in Dublin from July 6th-8th.
GAA Handball Convention
Leitrim hosts this years Convention for the first time on March 18th in The Landmark Hotel commencing at 11.00am.
05-Mar-12 by Niall Scollan – Handball PRO