Handball

Clogh Handball Club to host 60×30 “Gold Watch” tournament this weekend

The event is a fundraiser for a Sensory room at Aislinn in Ballyragget

Clogh Handball Club in association with Gaa Handball Ireland and Aiseiri/Aislinn youth treatment centre Ballyragget are hosting a 60×30 Gold Watch handball tournament at the Clogh court on Saturday 22nd June starting at 10am.

The aim is to promote the awareness of the Aiseiri treatment centres and raise money to upgrade a Sensory/relaxation/Meditation room at their Aislinn Ballyragget centre for young people who are suffering from addiction to relax in while attending the Aiseiri centres.

Aiseiri gives help, guidance and treatment to individuals who suffer from substance abuse and also care for the mental health and well-being of victims.

Clogh’s Senior and Intermediate handballers are taking part as is players from all over Ireland including current senior singles Champion Robert McCarthy (Westmeath) and the senior doubles holders Gary McConnell/Brian Carroll (Meath)

The winners will receive Gold Watches sponsored by Race horse trainer Jim Bolger

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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