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60x30 handball All Ireland Adult & Juvenile final results

posted 19 Aug 2012, 06:05 by ger doyle   [ updated 19 Aug 2012, 06:05 by Unknown user ]

Kilkenny players travelled to  St McCartans College, Monaghan town and Crinkill.  Co. Offaly for these finals  and brought home   3 of the 5 All Irelands they contested.


In the Boys Under 15 Singles : Kilkenny’s (Padraig Cooney) from Clogh got the Kilkenny players off to a winning start. Padraig  played some wonderful handball showing all the shills of the game. He had to dig deep  to beat a very  tough opponent in Mayo’s  (Niall Joyce) on the score of 12-15, 15-8, 15-5.


Boys Under 16 Singles : Kilkenny (John Walsh)  continued the the winning run. John is a very talented player from the Mullinavat club, he   played the game of his life when he totally outclassed     Monaghan’s  (Ramunas Ramauskas) 21-4, 21-11. The Maonghan had no answer to this very skilful Mullinavat star.

BU15DKilkenny (Sean Carey / Dylan Caulfield) pulled this game out of the fire they easily won the first game 15-11. Were coasting in the second and took the foot of the throttle. This let the Tyrone lads back in to this game and they levelled at 14 all. But  a classy kill shot by Carey gave the Kilkenny lads the edge they needed to take this title. They   defeated  Tyrone (Jack Campbell & Aaron Owens) 15-11, 15-14.


 In theBoys Under 14 Singles :  a very classy Tyrone (Sean Kerr) defeated Kilkenny (Roy Cullen) 15-1, 15-6. Roy did really well to reach the final of this very competitive grade. 


at Crinkle, Offaly.

Girls Under 14Singles :  Kilfane’s (Aoife Holden) represented Kilkenny in this Final . This power house player pushed the favourite all the way in this final Aoife won the 1st  game  15-13. The  Roscommon player  (Fiona Tully) won the 2nd. 15-8  the third game was a great game with both players taking  turns leading but the Roscommon Girls got the breaks to win this title 15-13.


Well done also to Niamh Dunne from Cullahill Co. Laois on reaching  the girls under 16 singles final unfortunately she lost to Galway.


 Adult Results 60x30 handball  All Ireland final’s

In  Masters A Singles: Kilkenny (Michael Ducksy Walsh) easily accounted for  Tyrone (Niall Kerr) 21-5, 21-2

 In Under 21 Singles: Kilkenny (Patrick Funchion) also totally outclassed  Galway (Seamus O’Conghaile)  defeating him 21-1, 21-3 


In Golden Masters B Singles:  Leitrim (Ed Lee) defeated  Kilkenny (Eamonn Purcell) 2-0


in Masters B Singles:  Mayo (Jason Judge) defeatd  Kilkenny (Noel Holden) 13-21, 21-14, 21-15.