Ballina & Lahorna Hosted the Juvenile 60×30 All-Ireland Finals. Well done to both Clubs, Referees & Officials for a job well done. There were some great games of Handball at both venues. Tipperary were involved in 3 Juvenile Finals. In the Girls U15D played the previous weekend Anna Mulcahy & Áine Spain defeated Lauren Power & Natashia Jackson from Kilkenny 15/2, 12/15, 15/6. In the Girls U16D (photographed below) Isabel Farnan & Siobhán Prentice from Ballina beat Aine Duggan & Doireann Knox from Kilkenny 21/4, 21/5 & in the Boys U16D Cormac Doheny & Rory Grace beat Lorcan Conlon & Bobby Reilly from Mayo 21/14, 21/9.
Our Adult players were at various Venues in the All Ireland Semi Finals and overall were very successful at the weekend. In Ruby Masters Paddy Collins & Jim Ryan Ballina/Silvermines had a good win over Galways Morgan Darcy & John Kelehan 21/13, 21/7 (photographed below). In GMBD Brendan Ryan & Willie Bourke Ballina beat Paul Gavin & Pat Moylette Mayo 21/17, 8/21, 21/19. In DMAD Billy & Pakie Mullins Clonmel Bt Kevin Gerathy & Pat Hopkins Mayo 21/9, 21/0. In Master A Doubles Paul Mullins & Eddie Farrell Beat Paul Flynn & Vinnie Moran 21/ , 20/21, 21/12. In Junior Doubles John Ferncombe & Sean Maher beat Denis Creaton & Sean Jennings 19/21, 21/19, 21/18. In U21 D Jerome Cahill & james Prentice Lahorna/Ballina were beaten by Diarmuid Mulkerins & Cian O Conghaile from Galway. Tipperary are also through to All Ireland Finals in SMAD David Moloney & John O Donoghue Cashel,In GMAD Kevin Mullins & Adrian Johnson & in Ladies Junior Doubles Sinead Meagher & Laura Shinnors Nenagh/Lahorna