another big week of action in the Tyrone GAA Handball scene with a host of major games down for decision:
• The Tyrone Boys & Girls Juvenile 40×20 Singles Championships conclude
• Tyrone will contest six All Ireland Adult Singles Championship semi finals v Leinster this weekend
• The Tyrone GAA Handball Juvenile team will contest 17 of 24 Ulster Championship finals this Sunday in Kingscourt
• Tyrone GAA Handball Adult Singles Championships will conclude soon while the full Adult DOUBLES Championship fixtures schedule has been released.
• Three Tyrone schools won All Ireland Colleges 40×20 championship titles
1. Tyrone Juvenile bid for Ulster Juvenile Championship titles
Tyrone won six Ulster Adult 40×20 Singles Championship titles (2 finals to play) while the Ulster Adult Doubles 40×20 Championships Finals and Juvenile Championships are down for decision this weekend.
2. Tyrone GAA Handball 40×20 Juvenile Championships
The full programme of Tyrone GAA Handball JUVENILE Boys and Girls Singles championships has now been completed following the She’s Ace Girls finals this week. Full reviews can be seen on the links below and note that Under 10 & Under 12 Boys and Girls Doubles Championships will commence on Saturday 7th March.
3. Tyrone GAA Handball 40×20 Championships
The Tyrone GAA Handball Mens Open Senior Singles Championship semi finals go down for decision next week on Thursday 5th March 2015, in Loughmacrory, commencing 7.30pm. The Mens Open Singles Championship Final is on Thursday 12th March 2015 at 8pm.
Doubles Championship Fixtures for Adult Open Senior, Senior B, Junior and Masters Doubles have now been released and full details can be found on the link below.
4. Awards for Tyrone GAA Handball
Breacach’s Maeve McElduff is one of 12 nominees for the 2014 Ulster Herald Sports Personality of the Year Award. Make sure all handballers click on the link and vote for Maeve. Link Below. Closing date for votes: 10am, Monday 2nd March 2015. Breacach Club are also in the Youth Team of the Year category at the awards.
This follows on fro last weekend when SEAN KERR was awarded the Omagh Sports Awards Junior Sportstar of the Year for 2014. This is a very prestigious award indeed when considering that all sports in the county are cobvered in this category including gaelic football, boxing, soccer and athletics which were among the nominees.
Previously Johnny Woods had won the Ulster GAA Writers Cormac McAnallen Young Achiever Award for 2014 ahead of Donegal GAA stars Patrick McBrearty and Ryan McHugh while Loughmacrory GAA Handball Club were awarded the Ulster GAA Writers Handball Award for 2014.
Conor McElduff was awarded the Teamtalkmag Tyrone GAA AllStar Handball Award for 2014.
5. World Handball Championships 2015 Entry Information
There will be a host of Tyrone GAA Handball players making the journey to Calgary later this year for the 2015 World Handball Championships and full details on grades, entry and hotel information is now available on the Official Worlds 2015 Website.
6. Lough 1Wall Showdown 2015
Loughmacrory GAA Handball Club launched their brand new One Wall Handball Arena in June 2014 and the inaugural Lough 1Wall Showdown in August. This year, with the Worlds in August 2015, the 2nd running of the Lough 1WALL Showdown will take place on the weekend of Friday 17th – Sunday 19th July 2015. The Club have big plans for this Event in which The Open titles were won in 2014 by Wally Amaro and Catriona Casey. A One Wall Season build-up to the event will be launched on May Bank Holiday weekend from which stage a Team One Wall League will be launched with teams featuring players from Under 10 up to Open grade and up to Masters, in girls and boys codes and take place every week for 5 weeks. This is a very unique League event and details will be released soon.
7. 3 Tyrone Schools win All Ireland 40×20 Colleges Championships
Saturday proved to be another big day of success for Tyrone GAA Handball Juvenile players with three Tyrone Schools winning All Ireland Colleges Championship titles in Kingscourt.