Affiliate Your Club

Why not affiliate your new club to the Irish Tug of War Association. This will enable you to compete against other teams throughout your province and also compete in the National Championships in a division which suits your clubs ability. The affiliation year runs from April 1st to March 31st.

Clubs can apply for Full Club membership once they have competed in National Championships during the previous year. Only fully affiliated clubs will have a vote at the National AGM each March. The cost of full membership is €250. Once affiliated, all individual club members must also apply for Individual Membership. See below.

Full membership application form

Please send your completed forms along with the appropriate fee to

Mr. Anthony Pender, Springhill, Killeshin, Carlow, Co. Laois

Once affiliated, all club members must also apply for Individual Membership to the Association and obtain an Affiliation I.D Card. This will be used to take part in all competitions.

Every I.D card will contain the club members photo and details. The 1st card is free but there will be a €10 replacement charge for any lost cards. I.D cards will be sent out to members once they have completed and paid for, the Individual Membership application below.

To complete the process, they must also email a head-shot photo of themselves to Anthony Pender at

Every Individual Member of the Association must complete the following form to apply for individual membership. The cost of individual membership is €50 and payment will be taken online using a credit or debit card.

Individual Membership Application

If you have any queries, you can contact Anthony Pender at or by phone on 087 2781855.