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Latest GAA Handball News & Updates.

Wednesday 24.06.2015
Team Talk Mag
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There continues to be a great deal of excitement surrounding a host of events on the GAA Handball scene with Féile na nGael and One Wall Tournaments in particular taking centre stage over the past week…
 
 
Carrickmore went within an ace of defending their Division 1 Boys title against a very talented Tuamgraney (Clare) side while Breacach girls lost out to Leixlip (Kildare) in the Girls Division 1 final. Breacach also made it to the Boys Division 3 Final while Caolan McCartan picked up the Skill Awards for that division also.
 
 
The inaugural One Wall League Tournament in Tyrone has almost 150 players competing for titles across a range of grades and the league stage action will conclude by this coming weekend with the finalists in all grades then set to be known (albeit there will be semi finals in the Mens Challenger and B competitions). The links below provide full news and updates while each section provides results & fixtures for each specific grade.
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This includes Full updates on all the above plus picture gallery from the recent Mount Talbot One Wall Tournament and information and entry detail on the upcoming Lough 1Wall Showdown Tournament
 

The One Wall GAA Handball scene is really buzzing in Tyrone at present with 150 players competing in the inaugural League Tournament in Loughmacrory, with the final stages this week. Meanwhile it is expected over 60 players will travel to the Clann Eireann Tournament this weekend while the hugely anticipated One Wall Nationals is just around the corner.

The Tyrone GAA Handball One Wall League Finals Night is next Tuesday 30th June at 6.30pm in Loughmacrory’s OW Arena.

Conor McElduff and Lorraine Havern recently signalled their intent ahead of the hugely anticipated One Wall Nationals at Breaffy Sports Arena in just over one week’s time from 3rd-5th July 2015. Both players collected the Ulster GAA Handball One Wall Open Championship titles in impressive fashion in Loughmacrory. The Munroe family also pulled off an eyecatching treble of provincial title wins on the day.

CLICK HERE for Ulster GAA Handball One Wall Championship Review

Meanwhile, Loughmacrory GAA Handball Club have announced full details and released their entry for the upcoming Lough 1Wall GAA Handball Showdown which is scheduled to go ahead on the weekend of 17th-19th July 2015.

There will be a Special Registration Night again for the Tournament and this will take place on Wednesday 1st July 2015. Final Entry Deadline is WEDNESDAY 8th JULY 2015.

CLICK HERE for Official Tournament Page for Lough 1Wall Showdown 2015

There are indeed continued busy times on the GAA Handball front with much more happening in the months ahead, not least the eagerly awaited World Handball Championships in Calgary, Canada, this August 2015.

Four GAA Handball Team Ireland places have still to be decided at the 2015 GAA Handball One Wall Nationals in Breaffy Sports Arena, Castlebar, from 3rd to 5th July and a very large Tyrone GAA Handball party will make the trip to compete in those events. Full details of entries and other news on this can be found at www.gaahandball.ie

Tyrone GAA Handball has also seen the expansion of further One Wall Handball Court facilities in Schools around the county in recent weeks with Galbally GAA installing a new court in their massive Sports Hall and working with the local school being the most recent. This brings the total number of Schools in Tyrone involved now in the One Wall Handball Schools initiative to an impressive 17 Schools with St. Ciaran’s College, Ballygawley, and Holy Trinity College, Cookstown, having five courts each as part of their facilities and St. Joseph’s College, Coalisland, and Dean Maguirc College, Carrickmore, both seeing continued major action in their four-court facilities.

As part of this drive Loughmacrory GAA Handball Club will be looking at a Coaching Camp for Kids in August 2015 to expand knowledge of the game and will be utilising their 60×30, 40×20 and One Wall Arena for that. Stay tuned on www.loughmacrory.com for more on this.

CLICK HERE for all the Tyrone GAA Handball News and Stories

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