Handball News

This year’s handball started with the 60x30m competition. As always there is great interest in the sport and the following students represented the school with great distinction.


1st Year Singles:
Sean Fitzpatrick. Very unfortunate to lose by 1 ace to Callan CBS. Fantastic prospect.

1st Year Doubles:
Billy Moran and Anton O’Shea. Win over Callan CBS in round 1 but lost in 2nd round to Kieran’s.

U-15 Singles:
Cillian Lafford. Narrowly Lost to Callan CBS in round 1

U-15 Doubles:
Patrick Hearne and Luke Ward. Lost to Callan CBS in round 1

U-17 Singles; Roy Cullen. Excellent player who is just overage for U-15. Played and lost against an older and experienced All-Ireland Champion. Will be underage for this competition next year.

U-17 Doubles:
Mark Ryan and Conor O Dwyer. Had great wins over Callan CBS in round 1. Kilkenny Vocational School in Round 2 and narrowly beaten by Castlecomer in Leinster Semi-Finals

U-19 Singles:
Alan Funchion: Lost 1st round to Callan CBS.

U-19 Doubles;
Adam Smyth and Brian Phelan.  Beat Callan CBS in round 1 and lost to Kieran’s in 2nd round


All the 1st year girls are playing handball for the 1st time so great credit must go to them for all their efforts.

1st Year Singles:
Courtney Cass Kennedy
1st Year Doubles:
Margaret Irish and Ciara Moran
U-16 Doubles:
Ciara Phelan and Tara Wilson through to Leinster Semi-Finals
U-19 Singles:
Sarah Molloy who was beaten in Leinster Semi-Finals

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