This will be staged as a Worlds Trials event in The City west Sports Arena in Dublin - the venue of the 2012 World Handball Championships. The One Wall courts to be constructed for the Worlds 2012 will be in place for this event, as will four 4-wall 40x20 courts. The 40x20 Courts will be utilised for Féile na nGael from 5th-6th July and will be available for any member to book/play in on 7th-8th July. Entry forms and information on what promises to be another fantastic event are attached and again you are asked to ensure distribution to your members.
The 2012 World Handball Championship Player Entry Form - in PDF format - was released just over 3 weeks ago and this can again be accessed by going to www.gaahandball.ie. Full details of entry grades and information on the upcoming championships is available on this website. Online Player Entry registration will be launched and go live on 12th June 2012 on the world championship site for anyone wishing to enter online.
The closing date for entries is over 2 months away but remember that the 10th August deadline will be strictly adhered to as a final deadline- no exceptions.
Entries for Mount Talbot One Wall Competition continue to arrive and as it currently stands it promises to be an even bigger event than the tournament in 2011 when players travelled from 25 counties in Ireland to compete.
This year’s event on June 22nd to 24th offers competitors an ideal opportunity to prepare for the One-Wall Nationals just 2 weeks later. Some of the countries top adult and juvenile handballers have already entered. Such names returning to the 2011 Club of the Year include Robbie Mc Carthy, Lorraine Havern, James Doyle, Vinny Moran & Ruairi Kelly while juvenile stars include Lauren O Riordan, Conall Mc Cavitt, Gabhain Mc Crystal, Heather Spellman & Niall Alison to mention a few.
The 2012 GAA Handball Irish 60x30 Nationals will go ahead over the weekend of Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th June 2012 with the full fixtures list and schedule for venues now listed below.
The event, which was launched for the first time in 2011 as a further promotion of 60x30 handball, will take place in the south of the country this time around with full details and information listed below. Each grade will be played off over the course of the day with all matches played under the new tournament style basis put forward on a trial basis by CCC, with timed matches until the Cup Final in each grade.
Issue dated: 15 June 2012
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