Ireland national racquetball team

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Ireland
Association Racquetball Association of Ireland
Confederation ERF (Europe)
IRF code IRL Republic of Ireland
World Championships
Appearances 15 (First in 1981)
Best result Overall: 6th place (1981,1986,1988,1990)
Men: 5th place (1986,1990,1992)
Women: 2nd place (1981)
European Championships
Appearances 17 (First in 1981)
Best result Overall: winners (1983.1985,1991,1995,2001,2003,2007,2013)
Men: winners (1983,1985,2001,2003,2007,2013)
Women: winners (1983,1985,1989,1991,1993,1995,2003,2005,2007,2013)
website

Ireland national racquetball team represents the racquetball Association of Ireland in racquetball international competitions. Competes as a member of the European Racquetball Federation and International Racquetball Federation. Ireland has won the European Championships 6 times in men's competition, 10 times in women's competition and 8 times overall. [1]


History[edit]

IRF World Championships
Year Host Men Women Overall
I 1981 USA   4th   2nd 6th
II 1984 USA  –  –  –
III 1986 USA 7th 5th 6th
IV 1988 Germany 8th 6th 6th
V 1990 Venezuela 12th 5th 6th
VI 1992 Canada 10th 5th 7th
VII 1994 Mexico 15th  – 20th
VIII 1996 USA 14th  – 16th
IX 1998 Bolivia 15th 11th 10th
X 2000 Mexico 19th 13th 17th
XI 2002 Puerto Rico 21st 14th 15th
XII 2004 South Korea  –  –  –
XIII 2006 Dominican Republic 12th 10th 11th
XIV 2008 Ireland 9th 11th 10th
XV 2010 South Korea 15th 9th 13th
XV1 2012 Dominican Republic 13th 16th
XV11 2014 Canada 15th 14th 15th

Players[edit]

National team in the 17th IRF World Championships – Burlington, Canada 2014

  • Mark Murphy
  • Patrick Hanley
  • Conor Skehan
  • Patrick O'Donnell
 
  • Aisling Hickey
  • Donna Ryder
  • Majella Haverty
  • Katie Kenny

National team in the European Championships – Brembate,Italy 2013

  • Mark Murphy
  • Ray Breen
  • Conor Skehan
  • Stephen Quinn
 
  • Aisling Hickey
  • Kate Ryan
  • Katie Kenny
  • Donna Ryder

National team in the 16th IRF World Championships – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2012

  • Stephen O'Loan
  • Gary Lynch
 
  • There was no women's Team

National team in the European Championships – Bad Tolz, Germany 2011

  • Johnny O'Keeney
  • Mark Murphy
  • Daire Gargan
 
  • Donna Ryder
  • Majella Haverty
  • Katie Kenny

National team in the 15th IRF World Championships – Seoul, South Korea 2010

  • Joseph Dillon
  • Patrick Hanley
 
  • Majella Haverty
  • Katie Kenny

National team in the European Championships – Paris, France 2009

  • Adam Neary
  • Sean Keane
  • Joe Farell
  • Joseph Dillon
 
  • Toni Neary
  • Majella Haverty
  • Geraldine Byrne

National team in the 14th IRF World Championships – Kingscourt, Ireland 2008

  • Adam Neary
  • Noel O'Callaghan
  • Patrick Hanley
  • Liam Hughes
 
  • Julie Skehan
  • Donna Ryder
  • Eithne Skehan
  • Ciara McManamon

National team in the 13th IRF World Championships – Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 2006

  • Adam Neary
  • Stephen O'Loan
  • Triston Hickey
  • Joe Farrell
 
  • Gerladine Byrne
  • Elma Gibney
  • Julie Skehan
  • Susan Neary

National team in the 12th IRF World Championships – Anyang, South Korea 2004

  • Ireland not represented
 
  • Ireland not represented

National team in the 11th IRF World Championships – Puerto Rico 2002

  • Jimmy Gannon
  • Patrick Hanley
 
  • Elma Gibney
  • Joan Kennedy

National team in the 10th IRF World Championships – San Luis Potosi, Mexico 2000

  • Anthony Butler
  • Noel O'Callaghan
  • Patrick Hanley
  • Kevin Jennings
 
  • Karen Grumbridge
  • Anne Marie Grumbridge
  • Joan Kennedy
  • Bernadette Comerford

National team in the 9th IRF World Championships – Cocabamba, Bolivia 1998

  • Anthony Butler
  • Patrick Hanley
  • Martin McConnon
 
  • Karen Grumbridge
  • Elma Gibney
  • Grainne Shanahan

National team in the 8th IRF World Championships – Phoenix, USA 1996

  • Anthony Butler
  • Noel O'Callaghan
  • Michael Lynch
  • Stephen O'Loan
  • Christy Slattery
 
  • Ireland women's team not represented

National team in the 7th IRF World Championships – San Luis Potosi, Mexico 1994

  • Anthony Butler
  • Noel O'Callaghan
  • Michael Lynch
  • Jimmy Gannon
  • Christy Slattery
 
  • Ireland women's team not represented

National team in the 6th IRF World Championships – Montreal, Canada 1992

  • Jimmy Gannon
  • Noel O'Callaghan
  • Anthony Butler
  • Christy Slattery
  • Michael Murphy
  • Tom Walsh (sub)
 
  • Marie Duignan
  • Bobbi Brennan
  • Jenny Lynch
  • Bernie Farrell
  • Ciss Kennedy
  • Patricia O'Brien (sub)

National team in the 5th IRF World Championships – Caracas, Venezuela 1990

  • Jimmy Gannon
  • Mick Ryan
  • Anthony Butler
  • Christy Slattery
  • Michael Murphy
 
  • Marie Duignan
  • Orla Ryan
  • Ciss Kennedy
  • Geraldine Byrne
  • Kathleen Curran

National team in the 4th IRF World Championships – Hamburg, Germany 1988

  • Anthony Butler
  • Jimmy Gannon
  • Mick Nagle
 
  • Anne Marie Whelan
  • Orla Ryan
  • Geraldine Byrne

National team in the 3rd IRF World Championships – Florida, USA 1986

  • D Murray
  • Brendan Doyle
  • Willie Lawrence
  • Con Brosnan
  • Anthony Butler
 
  • Anne Marie Whelan
  • Orla Ryan
  • Geraldine Byrne
  • Ciss Kennedy
  • M Quigley

National team in the World Games – London, England 1985

  • John McDonald
  • Brendan Doyle
 
  • Anne Marie Whelan
  • Marie Duignan

National team in the 2nd IRF World Championships – Sacramento, California, USA 1984

  • No Record or not represented
 
  • No Record or not represented

National team in the 1st IRF World Championships – Santa Clara, USA 1981

  • Tom Hurley
  • Philip Duignan
  • Peadar McGee
  • Andy Byrne
  • Mick Moss
 
  • Marie Duignan
  • Paula Jennings
  • Marion Cullinane
  • M O'Toole
  • C Donegan

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ireland national team". Racquetball Association of Ireland. 


External links[edit]

  • RAI Racquetball Association Ireland