Chloe Philpott from Kilkishen was crowned All-Ireland junior B ladies handball champion at the weekend. In the final she defeated Tyrone’s Clare Conway in straight sets, 21-7 and 21-9.

In the ladies intermediate final Leah Minogue from Tuamgraney lost out to Amy Brennan from Kilkenny, 12-21 and 12-21.

In the masters men’s B final, Shane Walsh from Tuamgraney had to give best to Paul Fitzpatrick from Cavan who emerged with a 21-2 and 21-8 victory.

Juvenile championships:

Clare players took part in Munster B championships at the weekend with U14 doubles and U16 singles and doubles boys competitions taking place.

In under 16 B singles Paddy Sweeney from Clarecastle won gold as he defeated both Waterford and Cork opponents.

In under 16 B doubles Ciaran Collins, Kilkishen and Jack O’Halloran, Toonagh paired up and played Waterford and Cork. The boys lost out on aggregate scores by 8 aces having beaten Cork in both their games with a win and loss against Waterford.

In under14 B doubles Clooney-Quin’s Cathal Brohan and Conor Brennan won both games against Waterford, while winning one and losing one against Cork which saw them ahead on aggregate.

The remaining Munster B finals will take place on the weekend of April 27/28.

Féile:

The remaining details for Féile have been cleared this week with boys teams of Clooney-Quin taking part in Division 1 in St. Coman’s Roscommon Town with Sean Considine, Jack Cahill, Eoin O’Connor, Nathan Killeen and Daniel McMahon-Collins making up the squad. Clooney-Quin also play in division
5 in Abbeyknockmoy, Galway, where Sean McGee, Conor Brennan, Cathal Ryan, Tiernan Garvey and Sean Garvey will be in their team.

Kilkishen are in division 2 in Claremorris. They have Eoin Shanahan, Donnach Lenihan, Jamie Moroney, Lochlainn Collins and Michael Cooney in their team.
Toonagh are playing in Newport in Mayo in division 3 with Darragh Casey, Cillian Cummins, Colm Whelan and Cathal Bohan in their team.

The girls team from Kilkishen comprise Ellie Frost, Chloe Hannon, Abby Dillon, Jane Hogan and Tracy Tuohy playing while Juliet Moroney misses out through injury.Toonagh’s team includes Isabelle McInerney, Tara Lucas, Ella Casey, Ava McIneney and Maisie O’Malley. They are both listed for Division 1 in Aughawer, Mayo.

Club News:

Clare juvenile and ladies handball were delighted to receive news during the week that they are to be recognised at the Clare County Council Mayoral Awards.
Under Mayor Joe Cooney a presentation will be made to the Board for the work and achievements over the last two years.

Handball was late to recovery post covid as one of the last sports to be permitted to restart, as an indoor sport. In the two years of recovery the period has been very successful for Clare juveniles and ladies playing the game. These will all gather with the other awardees at Clare County Council’s chamber on Friday evening.

Clare finals:

Finals in the Clare singles competition took place over the week. The division 1 final was an all Tuamgraney affair with Paddy Fitzgerald defeating Conor Downes. The division 2 final saw Christian Cummins of Toonagh defeat Alan Leamy of Tulla in a tie break. Division 3 had Tulla’s Donal Madden defeat Stephen Malone from Clarecastle.

Related News

jimi coughlan bruce springsteen 1
'Springteen shows are better than politics' - barber Jimi says politics won't cut it as he opts against election bid
save ennis town 10-10-23 gearoid mannion 1
Save Ennis Town to hold public rally opposing 'destruction of our historic town'
carmel kirby kevin corrigan pat dowling 1
Councillors claim cancelling of Ennis 2040 briefing was illegal & accuse Chief Exec of 'chasing Ministers'
rowan tree ennis
Abbey Hostel getting rid of Ukrainian residents & apply to house international protection applicants
Latest News
save ennis town 10-10-23 gearoid mannion 1
Save Ennis Town to hold public rally opposing 'destruction of our historic town'
carmel kirby kevin corrigan pat dowling 1
Councillors claim cancelling of Ennis 2040 briefing was illegal & accuse Chief Exec of 'chasing Ministers'
rowan tree ennis
Abbey Hostel getting rid of Ukrainian residents & apply to house international protection applicants
gort courthouse 1
Security issues at Gort courthouse must be addressed ahead of Minister & farmer 'cow dung' assault case
shane o'donnell 1-2
O'Donnell named hurler of the month for April
Premium
joe floyd tulla 18-05-21 2
Floyd takes aim at 'scandalous & disgraceful' expenses claimed by councillors as he throws name back in ring for election
fursa kavanagh 1
Green Cavanagh puts Shannon Airport rail link at top of agenda
ennistymon lea debate 1
The Electoral Chair: Ennistymon local electoral area debate
knappogue castle 1
Knappogue Castle to open as private residence this year
garda
Woman sustained broken eye socket, broken ribs, collapsed lung, stitches to face from alleged assault by then boyfriend

Subscribe for just €3 per month

If you’re here, you care about County Clare. So do we. Did you rely on us for Covid-19 updates, follow our election coverage, or visit The Clare Echo every week for breaking news and sport? The Clare Echo invests in local journalism and we want to safeguard its future in our county. By becoming a subscriber you are supporting what we do, will receive access to all our premium articles and a better experience, while helping us improve our offering to you. Subscribe to clareecho.ie and get the first six months for just €3 a month (less than 75c per week), and thereafter €8 per month. Cancel anytime, limited time offer. T&Cs Apply. www.clareecho.ie.

Subscribe for just €3 per month

If you’re here, you care about County Clare. So do we. Did you rely on us for Covid-19 updates, follow our election coverage, or visit The Clare Echo every week for breaking news and sport? The Clare Echo invests in local journalism and we want to safeguard its future in our county. By becoming a subscriber you are supporting what we do, will receive access to all our premium articles and a better experience, while helping us improve our offering to you. Subscribe to clareecho.ie and get the first six months for just €3 a month (less than 75c per week), and thereafter €8 per month. Cancel anytime, limited time offer. T&Cs Apply. www.clareecho.ie.

Scroll to Top