Tipperary Handball


Tipperary Handball

The adult 40x20 All-Ireland finals take place next weekend in Leinster venues. Tipperary are involved in two finals.

On Saturday 23rd in Clogh Kilkenny Pal McGrath & John O'Donoghue (Cashel) are up against Joe McAllister & Paddy Duffy (Antrim). On Sunday 24th. in Leixlip Kevin Dempsey & Paul Mullins (Clonmel) contest the O35B final against Michael Ginley & Paul Judge from Mayo.

In the Junior 40x20 Nationals Tipperary were well represented in the A & B competitions. In the Girls 13B Siobhán Prentice (Ballina) was in great form winning all her games to reach the final where she beat Cailíosa Ní Dhuill from Armagh 13/15, 15/1, 11/6 to take the National title. In the Boys 13B plate final Adam Fogarty (Ballina) defeated Sam Dunning from Cork. In the Girls 17B final Eimear Meagher lost out to Laura Finn from Sligo 15/6, 15/4. In the Boys 17B final Aiden OFlahe'ty (Youghalarra) was beaten 15/8, 15/13.

Other Tipperary players who competed were G11- Hannah Grace, B13- Rory Grace, James Loughnane, Conor O'Dwyer, B15- John McGrath, B17- Jerome Cahill, B19- Mikey Maher & G19- Roisín Cahill. Well done to all who competed.