February 2013 archive

Team Ireland Final Preparations

Final preparations for Team Ireland’s visit to Germany take place in Dublin this evening ahead of tomorrow’s flight to Deutschland. Swinford and indeed Mayo will be well represented with Aoife Hennigan taking her place alongside Ciara Ginty of Geesala BC. Team Manager for the occasion is Noreen Quinn of Castlebar BC, a well deserved appointment …

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Connacht Championships this weekend

Ciara Sheedy will be Swinford’s lone representative at this weekend’s Connacht Championships. Having won the a Mayo ladies title earlier in the month Ciara will take to the scales in Foxford on Saturday. Aoife Hennigan will miss the championships as she is on international duty in Germany and Jack Kavanagh has to wait until Mid …

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McSharry narrowly misses out

Sean McSharry narrowly missed out on his first Mayo title at the weekend. Sean started well showing some of his form from late last year. Unfortunately illness after Christmas resulted in much missed training which caught up with Sean in round three where his opponent Shea Pye of Knockmore applied the pressure. Sean can be …

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Hennigan defends Mayo title

Aoife Hennigan defended her Mayo title at the weekend in Killala in what was her first competitive bout since sustaining a knee injury in last October’s European Championships. Hennigan showed flashes of the type of form which has brought her 5 Irish titles in three seasons, but also admitted that there is still work to …

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McSharry and Kavanagh in action this weekend

Sean McSharry and Jack Kavanagh will be in the ring at the Mayo Championships in Killala this weekend. Both boxers are through to the finals. McSharry will face Shea Pye of Knockmore and Kavangh, Patrick Lawrence of Eagle, Westport. McSharry and Pye know each other well having met on several occasions this year. Pye is …

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Kavanagh passes late Fitness Test but Rowley out

Good news for Jack Kavanagh and Swinford BC, but not so great for Pearce Rowley. Kavanagh has passed a late fitness test ahead of tomorrow’s Mayo Championships in Westport. An injury in the Mayo v Clare inter-county last weekend had seemed to thwart Kavanagh’s chances of defending the title he won last year. But a …

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Moylette comfortably into National Elite Semi-Finals

Aoife Hennigan who is in training with the Irish team at the National stadium today, has reported a comfortable win for Ray Moylette of St Anne’s BC Westport at the Senior Elite Championships, on a scoreline of 14-7. Moylette dominated the contest from the outset and progresses to next weeks semi-finals.

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