St. Brigid's GAA Handball Club Notes week ending 5th January 2014

posted Feb 26, 2014, 3:31 PM by Sean Desmond

Annual Curraghboy 40X20 Doubles Tournament


A large number of players from all over the Country took part in this tournament organised by Seamus McHugh in St. Brigids Handball Club, Curraghboy on Sunday 5th January 2014. Play was fast and furious with a lot of fantastic rallies and some great “gets” on display. Congratulations to Oisin Naughton and Darren Beatty (St. Comans) who had a marathon day of handball to claim the overall cup prize.


Full results are:


Round 1

Philip O'connor/Paul Kelly dft Alan Tierney/Ollie Cassidy

D Gleeson/David Hope dft Denis Creaton/S Jennings

Darren Beatty/Oisin Naughton dft Connor O'Brien/ Brian Doherty

Paul Hedderman/Cusack dft Declan connaughton/Pat Conway


Round 2

Philip O'Connor/Paul Kelly dft Dermot Doolin/Aengus Cunningham

David Hope/D Gleeson dft M Cooney/Shane Bruen

Darren Beatty/Oisin Naughton dft Martin & Seamus Conneely

Paul Hedderman/d Cusack leading Ger Walsh/Cormac O'Brien


Cup Final: Oisin Naugthon and Darren Beatty (St. Comans) dft Paul Kelly and Philip O’Connor (St. Brigids) 21-28

Plate Final: Connor O'Brien and Brian Doherty (Crinkle, Offaly) dft Cormac O'Brien and Ger Walsh (St.Brigids) 25-21




Handball training is currently on Sundays in Curraghboy handball complex and every Friday in St Brigids club Hall  . 


8Yrs to 10Yrs - Boys and Girls, 11am to 12 Noon (Curraghboy           handball complex) 

11Yrs to 13Yrs - Boys and Girls, 12 Noon to 1pm (Curraghboy handball complex) 

11Yrs to 13Yrs - Boys and Girls, 7 – 8:30 (Fridays only – one wall - St Brigids club Hall) 


Please note that Handball goggles must be worn by all participating. New members always welcome.