Handball

Ducksie Walsh to be remembered with tournament to be given his name

Kilkenny Handball legend the late Ducksie Walsh will be remembered with a tournament that he won 16 times now to be given his name.

The Ducksy Walsh Cup will replace the current Purcell Cup for the winners of the All Ireland 60 x 30 Senior Singles title.

The launch takes place in Croke Park this evening and will include the launch of Saturday’s Senior Singles Finals Programme.

The fixtures for those are…..

Myclubshop.ie GAA Handball 60×30 All Ireland Finals
Saturday 2nd September, in Croke Park Handball Centre

Minor Singles Final – 3pm
Tipperary (James Prentice) v Galway (Diarmuid Mulkerrins)

Ladies Singles Final – 4pm
Cork (Catriona Casey) v Limerick (Martina McMahon)

Men’s Open Singles Final – 5pm
Westmeath (Robbie McCarthy) v Dublin (Eoin Kennedy)

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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