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60x30 Nationals 2011

posted 12 Jul 2011, 09:46 by Unknown user   [ updated 12 Jul 2011, 09:52 ]

Girls under 17 Nationals Win for Kilkenny

A brilliant display of 60 x30 handball by  Mary Phelan/Ciara Mahon (Clogh) defeat the cream of Girls handball to win this inaugural girls under17 Doubles national title. Their fiest opponients were Jenifer Fahy/Lauren O’Riordan (Connacht). The Local Girls put in a tremendous effort to win this game in a tie berake.r Their next game pitted them against the hard hitting Martina McMahon and Aoife Landers (Munster) They brushed aside the Munster challenge to win this prestigious title  in two games


Mens Open  Doubles

Walsh /Sherridan Reach Final

Ducksy Walsh & Tom Sheridan dft Michael Finnegan & Michael Gregan 31-18

Ducksy Walsh & Tom Sheridan dft Dessie Keegan & Joe McCann 21-20, 14-21, 11-4

In the Final infront of a good croud the Two Mystros could not break the Wexford paring of  Barry Goff/Colin Keeling (Wexford) after a tremendous two games the Kilkenny/Meath duo had to settle for 2nd spot  Ducksy Walsh (Kilkenny)/Tom Sheridan (Meath) lost to Barry Goff/Colin Keeling (Wexford)  21-15, 21-20. The open Provided some spectacular  games of handball.


Mens B Doubles 


 In their 1st match Ciaran Neary & Peter Hughes (Wexford) dft Terry Kiernan & James Gavaghan. But lost out in their 2nd match to eventual Winners David Hope & Paul Lambert 21-11, 21-7


Mens C Doubles

Hosey/Lawlor reach Mens C final

In their first match Brendan Hosey & Andrew Lawlor had too much experience for the Kilkenny/Kerry combination of John Fitzgerald & Colm O Luing in their 2nd match they pipped local contenders  Peter Flanagan & Eugene O'Reilly31-30 in their semi final they accounted for the Clare duo  Aenghus/Patrick Frawley .They played  Barry Devlin & Shane O'Neill in the Final and this went all the Way to the wire with the Younger pair of O’Neill/Devlin winning out in a tie break Well done to to lads for a great display over 4 long hard Games

Mens 23&U Doubles

Dan Breen & Ger McGrath lost to the very strong CJ Fitzpatrick & Padraig O'Carroll (Limerick)



Boys under17

Eoin Doyle(Clogh) Fergal Lalor (Talbots inch) put in a very good performance against the very Experienced Wicklow pair of Keith Kavanagh/William Quaile loosing narrowly.

Boys under 15

Kilkenny had 4 players in this Grade John Walsh (Mullinavat)/J.J. English. (Goresbridge) And Brian Mahon/Ronan Egan (Clogh) John and J.J. had a convincing win in their 1st game against  Brian Kehoe & Jamie Hall (Wx). They lost a very tight Semifinal  match to Robert Fox & Evan Sheridan (Meath).   Brian Mahon and Ronan Egan  had a very tough match winning the quarterfinal in the tiebreak over Wane Kinsela and Daniel Curry wicklow .They were beaten in the semifinal by the competition winners Michael Hedigan and Daniel Relihan from Cork.


Boys Under 13

Cooneys win Plate final

60x30 boys 13 and under held in Mullingar. In the first game Padraig / Ciaran Cooney Clogh played Shane Dunne Clogh and Dion Bourke Mothel, it was a pity that these two pairs ended in the one group. There was some great serving and shots from both sides with the Cooney brothers coming out on top. The next game for the Cooney pair was against Thomas Hall and Adam Hanrahan from Wexford. This proved to be a very close game to the end with the Wexford pair coming out on top 21-19. The Wexford pair also came up against Shane Dunne and Dion Bourke. The 2 Kilkenny boys gave their all and played some great handball but unfortunately were beaten by Wexford. Padraig and Ciaran Cooney went to the plate final against Fergal Coughlan and Jack Hayes Clare. The first game the Clogh pair won 15-5. The second game saw the Clare boys take an early lead and were 13-7 up when the Cooney brothers got them out and showed some great serving and displayed some great shots and even a few kills to win the second game 15-13. Both Kilkenny pairs performed very well and represented their Clubs and County with pride.

Junior B Club Championship


Saturday 16th July 2011


SF1: Saturday 16th July 2011, 11.30am, Kells, Meath

St. Canice's, Kilkenny (Dylan Clifford. Clinton Maher, Canice Pratt, Sean Quigley)

Corduff, Monaghan (Tim Oliver, James Fealy, Peter Owen Fealy, Peter Brennan, Shane McNally)