Handball: Aoife Quinn wins One Wall National Plate title

posted 8 Jul 2013, 01:25 by Unknown user
In the Irish One Wall Nationals held in Breaffy House in Castlebar.   Overall 400 players from all over the Country took part along with players from Peurto Rico & England. Sligo were represented by Odhran, Oisin & Aoife Quinn from the Castleconnor Club together with Laura & Conor Finn from Ballymote making their debuts in the One-Wall Nationals

Odhran Quinn was beaten by Cork’s Eoghan Sheehan 18-14 in the Boys U-14 singles. In the plate Odhran partnered Ciaran Faulkner but were narrowly defeated by Gavin Coyle & Jack Tobin 21-19.

Oisin took part in the Golden Masters section and beat London’s Oliver O’Sullivan in the opening game but fell to Down’s Brian Havern in round 2. Quinn & O’Sullivan were runners up in the plate doubles final.

Aoife lost her opening match to Eimear Beatty in the Girls U-15 singles.  Exam commitments hampered her preparation but  she had better luck in the plate when teaming up with Kildare’s Hannag Dagg winning the plate final 16-8 over Mairead Kenny & Doireann Murphy.