Draw for 2020 World Indoor Championships

A draw is being held on Friday the 1st of September, to raise funds for the promotion of the 2020 World Indoor Championships in the Aura Leisure Centre, Letterkenny, Co. Donegal.

Can everyone who has sold lines please bring the cards and money to the 640kg Championship at the Tullow Agricultural show on August 20th. Danny McGonigle will be there to collect them.

All entrants must be aged over 18 and Clubs are not permitted to purchase tickets in their club name. The draw is being run by Danny McGonigle and Cormac Gallagher and will take place in the Clonmany Youth & Community Resource Centre at 8pm. Contact Danny for Cards 086 8780804. €10 per line. There are fantastic prizes up for grabs and all support will be greatly appreciated to contribute to what should be a great Championship.

Prizes:

  • 5 days B&B for 2 in a Glasgow Hotel, including return travel -Sponsored by McGinley Coach Travel
  • 4 days B&B in the Talbot Hotel & Leisure Centre, Carlow
  • 3 nights B&B for 2 in Breaffy House Resort, Mayo. Includes 1 Four Course evening meal
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 plus dinner in the Strand Hotel, Ballyliffin
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 plus dinner in the Ballyliffin Hotel, Clonmany
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 plus afternoon tea in the Glen House, Clonmany
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 in The Town House, Ballyliffin
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 midweek in the Ballyliffin Lodge, Clonmany
  • 2 nights B&B for 2 midweek in the Inishowen Gateway Hotel, Buncranna

 

Double Gold for Mountain View

Mountain Views fantastic season continued last Sunday at the 60th Annual Arva Show, when the club won both the National 600kg Championship and Open 680kg event. In doing so, they have become the only team to win multiple National Championships this year. With only 1 round of the National Outdoor Series left, Mountain View are on course to finish 2017 as the top outdoor club. GnaC won the clubs 1st outdoor title when they defeated Loughmore in the Novice final.

 

The 2nd round of the open youths league competition was contested by Ballinagh, GnaC, the Grove and Ballinastoe. The Grove came out on top of this round, ahead of Ballinagh, GnaC and Ballinastoe. That leaves The Grove sitting clear on top of the Continue reading

World Games 2017

The World Games 2017 took place between 20–30 July in Wroclaw, Poland. The top 6 teams in the world qualified to take part in 3 Tug of War events ran over last Saturday and Sunday. The Women’s Indoor 540kg and the Men’s Outdoor 700kg were held last Saturday and the Men’s Outdoor 640kg was held on Sunday. Irish teams travelled over to take part in the women’s 540kg and men’s 640kg events. Continue reading

National Outdoor League Final

The final of the National Outdoor League was ran last Saturday by the Northern Ireland Tug of War Association, in what was a first all island partnership between the ITOWA and NITOWA. It was hosted by the Country Club at the Fermanagh Lakeland Forum, in the centre of Enniskillen, beside Lough Erne. Most of the top teams from North and South were in attendance to take part in a very high standard of competition. The facilities were superb, with an excellent weigh-in and pulling area. G&B finished their preparation for the World Games by coming out as overall winners of the 680kg Continue reading

National Ladies and Youths training day

A National Youths training day will be held this Sunday, the 23rd of July, at Gratton Og GAA Grounds, Stonepark, Co. Longford from 11am.

For further information contact Gerry Ferguson 087 2496915 or Eddie Fitzgerarld 0851153282.

 

Indoor Fixtures

The fixtures for this years National Indoor Championship Series have been added to the Fixtures & Events page. Some venues are yet to be finalised, but will be updated once confirmed. Ladies and youths fixtures are yet to be confirmed.

Important Notice for All Clubs

Following a unanimous decision by the National Executive Committee, the following rule is now in place from today, 16/07/2017:

“With immediate effect, no club member may affiliate to a new club, or move to an existing club, that is outside of the province that the club member is permanently resident in”

This change will have no affect on club members who are already affiliated to a club from outside of their province. They will be still able to continue on with their current club indefinitely.