A new Leinster Council was formed and the following officers were elected.
Chairperson: Sean Lyng.
Secretary: Toni Neary.
Treasurer: Brian Byrne.
PRO: Ken Cottrell.
Children's officer: Vanessa Quiroga.
Committee members: Damien Kavanagh, Mark Murphy, Jimmy Gannon.
The first tournament of the new season will be the Fermoy Open on the 1st and 2nd of October.
Singles divisions will be played on Saturday 1st of October and the Doubles divisions on Sunday 2nd of October. A mixed Doubles division will be offered on Sunday.
Closing date for Entries is Sunday 25th September.
So its one month for pre-season training before the action begins on October 1st.
The new rally scoring system will be in use for this tournament.
Enter online HERE
The World Games 2022, Birmingham, Alabama has concluded. We would like to thank our athletes Ken Cottrell (Kilkenny), Eoin Tynan (Fethard), Aisling Hickey (Rossmore) and Majella Haverty (Castlebar) who represented team Ireland at these Games.
The Irish athletes met a host of international representatives at the World Games including current President of the International Olympic Committee Thomas Bach, a dinner with IRF President Osvaldo Maggi and Asian General Secretary Yuni Cobb, meeting Mayor of Birmingham Randall Woodfin and catching up with Irish Consulate General for Southeast US Vice Consul Eimear Nolan and Caoimhe Ni Chonchuir as well as World Games Hall of Fame Athlete and Irish Tug of War legend James Kehoe (WEX).
A special thank you to our athletes, The International Racquetball Federation, The World Games and The Irish Olympic Federation.
Ireland will be represented in the 11th edition of the World Games in Birmingham, USA. It is only the 3rd time that Irish racquetball athletes will compete. Previously Irish racquetball athletes competed in the games at Santa Clara, USA in 1981 and London, UK in 1985.
Kenn Cottrell, Aisling Hickey, Majella Haverty and Eoin Tynan qualified for the 16 places in Men's and Women's Singles at the IRF World Championships in Guatemala in 2021.
A brainstorming & planning meeting will be held on Saturday 2nd July in the Lady Gregory Hotel, Gort, Co Galway(beside M17 Motorway).
The Racquetball Ireland is keen to get as much input as possible from members, players, coaches and parents to develop plans for the sport for the next 3 years and further ahead
Please take to time to attend important meeting as it will deal with the future of the sport in Ireland.
Meet & Greet 11.30am
Meeting begins 12.00 noon , ending 5pm.
Facilitator: Maria Jose Lynch, Professional Facilitator
Please Register HERE