History

The club was officially registered in 1974 although handball has been played in the parish for many years. The handball alley was located beside the river and castle since the early 1900’s. The club had some success in the county at an adult level and brought home an All-Ireland silver medal from the community games in 1979. Coaching of handball resumed with the local schools first in 2007, and within a few years had grown in popularity again. In the meantime, the outdoor alley was knocked and the club drew up plans for a new court beside the GAA clubhouse. This was finally opened in early 2017 and the future remains bright for the club.

Activities

Promotes and provides for the sport of handball within the community. Offers regular training and games for both social and competitive players male and female, from under 7 years to over 70. Prepares players for competitions throughout the year and country in 40×20, Wall Ball and 60×30 handball.

Committee
Chairperson

Fergus Madden

Juvenile

Teresa Cummins

Secretary

Joe O’Connell

Treasurer

Seamus O’Connell

Teams
Team Manager(s) Training Times
Adults Joe O Connell Mondays 8pm
U12 Beginners David McHugh Saturdays 5pm
U10 Boys Pat Heffernan Fridays 6pm
U12 Boys and Girls Joe O Connell Thursdays 7:30pm
U13 Boys Ollie O’Connell Tuesdays 6:30pm
U14 Boys Tommy Duggan Fridays 7pm
U15 Girls Geoff Diskin Wednesdays 5:30pm
U19 Boys Tommy Duggan Fridays 7pm

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