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Autumn Competition - Enter Online!

28/09/2011 13:50

The 2011 Autumn Competition will begin soon in An Sportlann. This competition will be a round robin league with 4 or 5 skill divisions. There will be also a competition for beginners.

Mtches will be usually scheduled for Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday evenings and fixtures will be published on the website. Entry is 15€ for adults and 5€ for juniors (Under 18). Entry fees for students is 10€.

For more information telephone 087 9234514.

Get Ready for the New Season

16/09/2011 00:23

With days becoming shorter and the weather becoming cooler its time to get inside and play some racquetball. The first competition will commence in a few weeks time so anyone who wants to play should be getting in some practise now.

New Players

Racquetball provides a great form of exercise which is not boring and you can burn about 700 calories per hour playing at moderate level. The equipqment you need to start plkaying racquetball are a racquet, racquetball ball, runners that will not mark the court floor and goggles to protect your eyes. Some players wear a glove on the racquet hand to get a better grip. To book a court in An Sportlann, telephone 094 9022983 - booking block of 45 minutes are available,

Majella & Katie - European Doubles Champions 2011

08/08/2011 12:48

Congratulations to Majella Haverty and Katie Kenny who were crowned European Doubles Champions at the 16th European Championships in Bad Tolz, Germany. The Castlebar duo defeated Lara Ludwig and Yvonne Mesecke of Germany in a dramatic final at Bad Tolz Racquetball Centre. The final score was 13-15 in the first game, 15-13 in the second and 11-7 in the tiebreaker.

Full Results

 

Mike Haverty wins All Ireland D Singles Championship

23/05/2011 18:17

At the All Ireland Singles Championships played in Kingscourt, Co Cavan, Mike Haverty won the Mens D Singles title. He defeated Steve Quinn from Rossmore, Co Tipperary in the final by 2 games to nil.

In the Under 18 Girls Singles, Katie Kenny won silver, she was defeated by Aisling Hickey of Rossmore in the finals. Beth Mitten was runner up in the Womens D Singles.

Full results on the  Racquetball Ireland website

Team League Final & Presentations on Thurday 5th May

04/05/2011 13:53

The final of the annual Team Leaguue will be played in An Sportlann on Thursday evening the 5th May.

At 7pm Paul Galvin v Brian Flannery, David Toumey v Niamh O`Neill

7.45pm Donna Ryder v Pat Gavin, Roger Towey v Shane Moran

8.15pm Martin Lawless v Kieran Conway.

Presentation of awards for the entire season will take place at 9pm in An Sportlann bar.

Big Win for Katie Kenny at 30th Irish Open

02/05/2011 23:05

At the 30th Irish Open held in Arklow , Co Wicklow over the May Bank Holiday weekend, Katie Kenny became the first Castlebar player to win the Open Singles at this level. Katie defeated last years winners Donna Ryder(Newport)  in the semi final and in the final defeated recent winner of the Castlebar Open,  Aisling Hickey from Rossmore in Co Tipperary.

This is a major win for Katie who will compete on the Irish team along with club mate Majella Haverty at the European Championships in Bad Tolz in Germany this coming August.

Team League 2011 Elimination Rounds

17/04/2011 15:39

The knock out stages of the 2011 Team League will begin Oon Tuesday evening 19th April. Team A  will play Team E in the first quarter final and Team D will take on Team C in the other quarter final also on Tuesday evening 19th  April. Team B and Team F are both through to the semi finals on Tuesday 26th April. Fixtures and Times are HERE

20th Castlebar Open - Enter Now!

31/03/2011 00:55

The 20th Castlebar Open will be held on the 9th & 10th April in An Sportlann, Castlebar and St Geralds College, Castlebar. Closing date for entries is next Sunday 3rd April.

You can enter online at the  Racquetball Ireland website where a full list of competitions can also be viewed. Entries can be phoned to Ml Haverty at 087 9234514.  Local players are asked to support the 20th Open.

 

2011 Team League Fixtures online

25/03/2011 10:18

The 2011 Team LKeague Fixtures arenow online. Click HERE to view the fixtures

20th Castlebar Open - Enter Online

21/03/2011 20:30

The 20th Castlebar Open Racquetball Tournament will be held in An Sportlann and St Geralds College on 9th & 10th April. Many sKill divisions are catered for from the Open Division to the Novice Division as well as overage and doubles dIvisions.You can now enter online HERE

Pictured - The 2010 Womens Doubles Winners and Runners-up at the 19th Castlebar Open

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