Suc­cess for young hand­ballers from Cool­boy in Le­in­sters

Bray People - - SPORT -

LAST WEEK­END in Gar­ry­hill in Car­low Cool­boy’s young hand­ballers took home Five Le­in­ster Ju­ve­nile Hand­ball Cham­pi­onship medals.

In the Un­der-12 dou­bles Con­nor Hill Doyle and Adam Barnes beat Car­low 2-0 lift the ti­tle.

In the Un­der-13 dou­bles, Aaron Kin­sella and Aaron Pat­ter­son had one of the tough­est games of their life when they came up against Kilkenny’s Sean Carey, son of D. J., and Padraig Cooney, af­ter los­ing 15-8 they were down 14-3 in the sec­ond when Aaron Kin­sella got a great serve and won the game 15-14. They went on to take the ti­tle 15-0 in the last game.

In the Un­der-14 Sin­gles, Daniel Curry won the ti­tle beat­ing Car­low’s top player Jim O’Leary 15-7, 15-8. Daniel is only 12 years of age and to take the Un­der14 ti­tle is a great achieve­ment. He now meets the Con­naught cham­pion in the All Ire­land semi fi­nal next week­end.

In the Le­in­ster Ju­nior Dou­bles, Jerome Wil­loughby and Paddy O’Don­nell beat Of­faly’s David Hope and Noel Mur­phy two games to one to claim the Le­in­ster ti­tle.

Shauna Hil­ley and Pa­tri­cia Doyle won the Le­in­ster Se­nior Open Ladies Dou­bles ti­tle, beat­ing Car­low 2-0 in the fi­nal. Shauna Hil­ley also won the Le­in­ster In­ter­me­di­ate Sin­gles ti­tle. Gerry McGrath won the Le­in­ster Emer­ald Mas­ters B Sin­gles ti­tle beat­ing fel­low Wick­low player Paddy Kelly 2-0 in the fi­nal.

Ea­monn Rice won the Le­in­ster Golden Mas­ters B Sin­gles ti­tle beat­ing Dublin 2-0. Paddy Len­non and Dick Doyle won the Le­in­ster over 65’s Mas­ter A Dou­bles beat­ing Dublin’s Ned Flynn and Mick O’Brien 2-1 in the fi­nal.

Michael Gre­gan reached the All Ire­land semi-fi­nal 40x20 when he beat Dessie Kee­gan Mayo 2-1 last week­end. He now meets Ar­magh’s Char­lie Shanks in the All Ire­land semi fi­nals. Micheal Gre­gan and Johnny Wil­loughby are in the quar­ter fi­nals of the Se­nior Dou­bles 40x20 All Ire­land best of luck to all the Wick­low play­ers in the semi fi­nals.

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