Click here to see photos from yesterday’s Connaught championship which was held in Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo.
All judges that took their respective exams recently passed the course. The executive would like to congratulate these individuals.
An inter provincial 600kg will take place after the nationals in Dundalk on the 24th of June. This will be the first of up to 3 inter provincials taking place.
Each province is expected to select their best team at each weight, mixing of clubs is allowed but all pullers competing must be affiliated to a club. The competition is being run to assist the national selectors in formulating the squad for the upcoming world championships in Switzerland. On completion of the event, the national selectors may mix teams and have a few extra pulls, if they so wish.
The updated national outdoor fixtures can be found on the Fixtures page.
The number of rounds in youth 420kg 6-a-side league has been reduced to three, GENSB rules apply. One set of gold, silver & bronze medals will be presented at the end. U23 competitions have been reduced to 6-a-side to encourage participation. The three U23 competitions will be run on a league system will one set of gold, silver & bronze medals presented at the end.