Leitrim Handball News

Connacht 40×20 Juvenile B Championship 

The Quarter and Semi Finals of the 40×20 Juvenile B Championship were played in Collooney and Castleconnor Handball Alleys in Sligo on Sunday, with Leitrim players in Boys U13 Doubles and Boys U14 Doubles reaching the Connacht Finals. The Fenagh U13 paring of Fergal McLoughlin and James Wrynn comprehensively defeated the Roscommon duo of Adam Samuals and Aaron Dolan 15-0, 15-0 in their semi-final. The Drumshanbo U14 duo of Gareth Gilmartin and Fergal Moran came up against the Roscommon pairing of Ian Duffy and Tommy Drury in the quarter final and defeated them on a score line of 15-13, 15-6, to set up a semi-final meeting with Sligos Darragh Barrins and Aaron Bruen. In a tight match that went to a tie break, the Leitrim lads emerged victorious on a score line of 15-12, 10-15, 15-10. In Boys U11 Drumshanbos Ciaran McMorrow defeated Irslam Yakhyafu (Roscommon) in the quarter final 15-8, 15-12. He came up against Ballymotes Cormac Finn in the semi-final, where he won the first game, lost the second, and despite battling hard he lost the tie break on a score line of 15-10, 5-15, 3-15. In Boys U14 Drumshanbos David Gallagher was defeated by Peter Kirwin (Roscommon) 6-15, 7-15. In Boys U12 Doubles Conor Flood and Sean Lynch (Drumshanbo) were defeated by Ben Carrigan and Luke Powell. There was no joy also for the U11 Doubles pairing of Karol Foley and Dean Cornyn, Ronan Moran (Boys U12), Aoibhe Logan (Girls U11) and Edel ODonnell (Girls U13). The 



13-Apr-15 by Niall Scollan – Leitrim Handball