National Senior men’s team selection

  • Trials will take place on Saturday the 4th and Sunday the 5th July at the Rockies training ground, Kingscourt, Co Cavan.
  • All interested parties need to contact Gerry Ferguson, team manager, for a time slot. Gerry can be contacted on 087 249 6915.
  • Attendance is mandatory for anyone wishing to be considered for selection on the national teams for the upcoming European Championships in Belfast

National championship notices

The men’s 5/6 a-side competition fixtures and the championship chief judge details have been added to the Fixtures page.

Each 5/6 a side weight is a standalone event with gold and silver medals only. No puller competing in the 8 a-side event may compete in the 5/6 a-side event on the same day as the 8 a-side and 5/6 a-side events will commence at the same time.

Weight advantage for 8-a-side Senior/Div 2 championship

A division 2 club that has won less then 2 national Div 2 championships has a weight advantage of 25kgs. A  division 2 club with 2 or more national Div 2 championships won, has no weight advantage in any weight.

Other Information

Saturday night weigh-in’s  must be booked at least 7 days in advance with the  judge in charge.

Where there are two events listed for the same group, events will be pulled in order listed, for example the ladies 405kg league will take place before the ladies 435kg league.

All queries on the national championships should go through the secretary.

Judges Course

The judges course will take place at 10.00 am sharp at the Quality hotel in Clonakility, on the 7th June. Anyone interested should contact the secretary before the 22nd May as places are still available. Davy Wilson from the NITOWA will conduct the course.

Anyone interested in some PR work?

The association is looking for a person or ideally persons to fill the vacant PRO role. Responsibilities would include;

  • Emailing national championship results to newspapers such as the Irish Independent and Irish Examiner on a Sunday evening in time for Monday morning.
  • Working to win further publicity for the sport in the national and local media, newspapers, TV & radio.
  • Assisting the website administrator with keeping the website up-to-date.

Enthusiastic candidates with a love for the sport will have many more ideas on how to promote the sport.

To get a feel for PRO work and a flavour of the media contacts which have already been established please take a look through PRO reports from previous years;

2014 Pro Report.

2013 Pro Report.

2012 Pro Report.

Anyone interested in helping the association to promote the sport please contact the Secretary.


National championship notice

A 5 or 6 a side league will be held in conjunction with the National Championships, any club interested in participating in this league should register an interest with the Secretary before the 1st of May.

Provincial fixtures

Click here to see Leinster fixtures.

Click here to see Connaught fixtures.

Can the other provincial secretaries please email their fixtures to the website administrator for publishing.

PRO Report 2014

Click here to see the 2014 PRO report.