Billy Bourke

posted 20 Feb 2011, 12:09 by Unknown user   [ updated 20 Feb 2011, 13:08 ]

Billy Bourke being awarded the Masters Player of the Year from John Treacy (Irish Sports Council and Tom Walsh (Uachtaran CLLE)

 

Billy Bourke of O’Loughlins Handball Club is one of the classiest players to grace the handball courts of Ireland and America. He has won a total of 44 All Ireland Titles in a glittering career. Billy won every singles juvenile title in which he played in 60 x 30 as 40 x 20 juvenile would not be offered until Billy was a minor player.

In the Minor grade Billy won a record 14 All Ireland Championships in Softball, Hardball and 40 x 20. He won the maximum Six Junior titles in Singles and Doubles and went on to Three Senior Hardball Titles.

Billy spent a number of years in America winning many major tournaments and on his return assaulted the Masters grades and so far has won 15 Masters All Ireland Championships. What a record.

 

YEAR

CODE

GRADE

WINNER

Partner

1974

60*30

Boys Under 12 Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1975

60*30

Boys Under 12 Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1976

60*30

Boys Under 14 Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1977

60*30

Boys Under 14 Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1978

60*30

Boys Under 16 Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1979

60*30

Boys Under 16 Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1979

60*30

Minor Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1979

40*20

Minor Doubles

Billy Bourke

Mark Cantwell

1979

60*30

Minor Doubles

Billy Bourke

Mark Cantwell

1980

40*20

Minor Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1980

60*30

Minor Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1980

HARDBALL

Minor Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1980

40*20

Minor Doubles

Billy Bourke

Michael Lawlor

1980

60*30

Minor Doubles

Billy Bourke

Michael Lawlor

1980

HARDBALL

Minor Doubles

Billy Bourke

Michael Lawlor

1981

40*20

Minor Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1981

60*30

Minor Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1981

HARDBALL

Minor Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1981

40*20

Minor Doubles

Billy Bourke

Michael Lawlor

1981

HARDBALL

Minor Doubles

Billy Bourke

Michael Lawlor

1982

60*30

Junior Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1982

HARDBALL

Junior Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1982

HARDBALL

Junior Doubles

Billy Bourke

Michael Lawlor

1984

40*20

Junior Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1984

40*20

Junior Doubles

Billy Bourke

Michael Reade

1986

HARDBALL

Senior Singles

Billy Bourke

 

1991

HARDBALL

Senior Doubles

Billy Bourke

Willie Pratt

1992

HARDBALL

Senior Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2003

40*20

Nationals Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2003

60*30

Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2004

40*20

Masters Doubles

Billy Bourke

Johnny Brennan

2004

40*20

Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2004

60*30

Masters Doubles

Billy Bourke

Martin Lalor

2004

60*30

Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2005

40*20

Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2005

40*20

Masters Doubles

Billy Bourke

Johnny Brennan

2008

60 x 30

Silver Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2008

60 * 30

Silver Masters Doubles

Billy Bourke

Johnny Brennan

2009

40*20

Silver Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2009

40*20

Silver Masters Doubles

Billy Bourke

Billy Walsh

2009

60*30

Silver Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2010

40*20

Silver Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

2010

60*30

Silver Masters Doubles

Billy Bourke

Philly Parsons

2010

60*30

Silver Masters Singles

Billy Bourke

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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