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Moycullen handballers claimed three All-Ireland titles at the weekend.
Moycullen's handball ace Martin Mulkerrins picked up three awards at the recent provincial GAA awards ceremony.
Galway Handball was well represented in Dublin’s Citywest Arena for the World Handball Championships last week.
Ballaghaderreen’s Stephen Cooney claimed the men’s 23 and under title at the Irish Nationals Championships in Kingscourt, Co Cavan, last weekend. The Mayo ace comfortably defeated Sam Temple from Kildare in the quarter-finals and followed that win with a 21-12, 21-11 defeat of Newport’s Ciaran Burke in the semi-final. Cooney faced Limerick’s C J Fitzpatrick in the decider on Sunday last.
Two Galway players have secured their places on the Irish handball team for the upcoming World Championship.
Moycullen handball ace Martin Mulkerrins has claimed this year’s All Ireland Intermediate Singles Championship title and is now one of the country’s leading young handballers to have been promoted to the senior ranks.
Handball took centre stage in Roscommon town last weekend with St Coman’s handball club hosting the Connacht senior handball finals. It was an all Ballaghaderreen affair, with established star Joe McCann and up-and-coming Stephen Cooney playing for the spoils.
GAA president Christy Cooney will officially launch Galway’s hosting of Feile na nGael 2011 in Loughrea this evening.
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Mayo was at the centre of the Irish handball world last weekend with not one but two major sporting events attracting large attendances and much to talk about. While the game’s top seniors did battle over two days at the second John Gaffney memorial tournament in Ballaghaderreen, girls of all ages had a weekend event all to themselves with the inaugural Go Handball Tournament at six Mayo venues on Saturday and Sunday.