Sunday, April 7, 2013

No joy for Paddy Walsh in final

Paddy Walsh All-Ireland runner up in Over 70's final on Saturday
No joy for Paddy Walsh
Legendary Sligo handball star Paddy Walsh seeking his 29th All-Ireland handball title faltered in Tuamgraney Clare on Saturday.  His opponent Cork’s Pat O’Brien took an early grip on proceedings and Walsh struggled to remain in contention. The Corkonian eventually taking the title by 21-11, 21-11 in both games. Walsh will now turn his thoughts to the 60 x 30 campaign and will be hopeful of taking that elusive 29th title back to Sligo in the summer.

All-Ireland handball championships 40 x 20 finals
Over 70’s finals:  Paddy Walsh (Sligo) lost to Pat O’Brien (Cork) 11-21, 11-21

Sligo handball pairs aiming for  double
Sligo will have 2 teams competing in the Connacht Juvenile B 40 x 20 championships finals on Sunday 14th April. In the Boys U-14 doubles final  Castleconnor’s Michael Cahill & Paul Flynn face Mark Clogher & Mark Tracey from Roscommon while in the Boys U-17 doubles  final  Ballymote’s Padraic O'Dowd & Sean Golden are aiming to make it Sligo double as the pair meet Galway’s Thomas Geraghty & Eoin Lyons for the provincial title.

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