The Connacht Championships will be held on Sunday 7th December in Galway. THere will be a singles competition in Novice and Senior with plate matches for 1st round losers.
A copy of the entry form is available here and you can telephone Padraic Benson on 086 2581382. Closing date for entries is Monday 1st December.
Division 4 Pool 1 and Division 4 Pool 2 of the Autumn Competition has been amended, please check for changes - changes are denoted in red.
Fixtures for the Club`s Autumn Competition can be viewed HERE
Matches are 2 games to 15 points and tie breaker to 11 points
Lensed Eyeguard Compulsory - no exceptions
If you cannot fulfil your fixture please contact your opponent to cancel (phone numbers on notice board at the courts or text 087 9234514) and reschedule the match.
The player cancelling is responsible for booking the court.
All round robin matxches must be played by Friday 5th December. Knock out rounds begin Monday 10th December
Don`t forget to enter the Ballinrobe Open on Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th November - Closing date for Entries Mon 3rd November
Enter Online at Racquetball Ireland or phone 087 2370377
Congratulations to Kathleen Conway on winning the All Ireland Novice Singles title at the All Ireland Racquetball Championships played in Wexford on the 12th & 13th April. She defeaeted Antionette Russell of Galmoy Co Kilkenny in the final by 2 games to 1. Well Done Kathleen!
23rd Castlebar Open
Saturday 22nd March
Open: Noel O`Callaghan(Fermoy) def Mark Murphy(Muckalee) 2-0
B: Kevin Jennings(Castlebar) def John Walsh(Galway) 2-0
C/D; Frank McDonagh(Galway) def Darragh O`Donoghue(Araglin) 2-0 inj forfeit
Novice:: Alan Farmer(Tralee) def David Cunningham(Castlebar) 2-0
40+: N O`Callaghan(Fermoy) def Joe Devenney(Queens) 2-0
Aisling Hickey(UCC) def Majella Haverty(Castlebar) 2-0
C/D: Michael Lynch/Alan Farmer(Tralee) def David Cunningham/Frank McDonagh(Castlebar/Galway) 2-1
David Cunningham along with partner Frank McDonagh from the Galway Club won the mEns Over 40 Doubles at the All Ireland Championships held in Kilkenny on February 1st.
Castlebar players won 3 gold medlas at the Connachrt Overage Doubles Championships played in Ballinrobe on Sunday 26th January.
David Cunningham teamed up with Frank McDonagh(Galway) to win the Over 30 Doubles while Kieran Conway and Martin Lawless defeated Padraic Benson(Galway) and Michael Kelly(Ballinrobe) to win the Over 50 Doubles.
Frank McDonagh(Ballinrobe) and Noel Walsh(Castlebar) were the winners of the New Year Doubles Tournament for the Mick Jennings Memorial Cup which was played in An Sportlann on Sunday 5th January. Twenty local racquetball players competed in the tournament. The runners-up were David Cunningham and Michael Biggins. The consolation Red Dvision was won by Tony Reilly and Martin Lawless while Mick Gavin and Paul Cuffe won the consolation White Division.
The tournament was generously sponsored by Mayo Crystal.