Written by AOB Our handball articles are generating tremendous interest around the country, amongst both handball and non handballing people alike. Our past hero’s should not be forgotten and this is our way of ensuring their stories and achievements will be recorded for all time. Although the articles will slip from the front news pages
The Gael Linn competition was introduced in 1954 and was the first of its type to be decided on a time basis, usually 30 minutes per match. It found favour with the players straight away and hundreds took part each year. After the early rounds had reduced the numbers, groups of eight were formed, with
33 years on and a number of these are still playing. What a wonderful sport we have.
History is created by people who do things and as an ancient game, handball has more history than most. Our handball history is our handball story and you can read about it on the excellent History Archive section at GAA Handball. Click the link below to get to the website. https://www.gaahandball.ie/about/history
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Just a thought by AOB Just over 10 years ago the GAA Handball Showdown took place at Croke Park with participants from hurling, football, camogie, ladies football and rounders joining the country’s top handballers for a special handball doubles event to mark the GAA 125 celebrations. As the opening of our new National Handball Centre
A spot of self indulgence by AOB At times like this its nice to have somewhere to go ….
The updated county playing records of Wexford GAA Handball can be viewed at the following link; County Championship Roll of Honour updated April 5th 2020 We would welcome assistance in finding those results that are missing and also to be made aware of any errors.
Wexford proved themselves the top county in Ireland when they won both the 40×20 and softball All Ireland team events especially created to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the GAA.
Written by AOB This is a story of a sportsman (in every sense of the word) who was never happy being second, if he could be first. A young player who recognized early on that he needed to master the multiple elements of the game if he was to maximize the potential that those around