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Raffle to fund Jes students’ trip to Empire Mock Trial World final in New York

A group of transition year students from Coláiste Iognáid is organising a fundraising raffle, with prizes including tickets to the autumn home rugby internationals, to raise funds for their trip to the US to represent Ireland in the Empire Mock Trial World Final in New York in October.

SPORTS SHORTS

•SPORTS PERFORMANCE: The Sports Performance Centre in Oranmore Business Park is offering individual athletes and teams of all sporting disciplines scientific based programmes. The centre is open for children from six years of age up at the initiation stage up to high performance stage for adults 19 years and over. There are four phases of development at the centre: 6 to 10 years old – Initiation Development Phase; 11 to 14 years old – Athletic Development Phase; 15-18 years old – Specialisation Phase; 19+ years old - High Performance Phase. During the four phases, all athletes learn how to optimise their general athletic motor skills. The programme includes coordination and balance, speed , general endurance (aerobic and progressive anaerobic from specialisation phase), progressive anatomical adaptation for strength and power development, and flexibility and agility. New courses are starting early April and there are limited spaces on each course. For more information contact Sports Performance Centre, Unit 5 Oranmore Business Park, Oranmore, Galway. Email: [email protected]; or visit www.sportsperformance.ie.

Galway girls contest All Ireland final

Galway Ladies contest the All Ireland u-14 A final against Dublin on Saturday in St Brigid’s GAA Club, Kiltoom, Co Roscommon (3.45pm).

Ware having major impact on squash scene

In the space of three short weeks, Elaine Ware has turned the junior squash scene in Ireland on its head. Three weeks ago in Galway, this exciting Carlow player took the U-15 Connacht Junior Open and this week she travelled to Belfast where she took the U-17 title in emphatic fashion. Seeded 6th, she moved up to play U-17 as she just reached her 15th birthday. She defeated fellow club-mate Katelyn Doran in the first round, Doran went two up following a 1/6 deficit in the first game but Ware remained calm and kept working Katelyn around the court eventually winning 3/2. This turned out to be Elaine’s most difficult match as she strolled through her semi-final and defeated Jennifer Hegarty the No 1 seed from Galway 3/0.

Silke wins Irish squash title

Galway hosted the 2008 IACT Irish Junior Squash Open at the weekend - the biggest event on the Irish squash calendar.

 

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