Archived Gallery

Welcome to the Archived ITOWA Gallery

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Please visit the Irish Tug of War Association’s online Archived Gallery from the link below, where you can view images of Irish teams competing at home and abroad. The gallery contains collections of photographs from national competitions and from major international championships over the last number of years.

Each collection contains a numbers of sets or albums. When viewing an album select the “detail” tab to see photograph descriptions.

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Click here to see the final of the International 640kg from the European Championships in Minehead England in September 2007 when Ireland won the gold medal defeating England in the final

Click here to see a clip by RTE following Clonmany’s Gold medal victory at the World Indoor Championships in Faenza Italy in February 2008

Click here to see the final of the 640kg at the Boley International Tournament July 2008 between Boley and Bosley from England

Click here to see the final of the 680kg at the Boley International Tournament July 2008 between Boley and TTV Koapmans from the Netherlands

Click here to see the Irish National 680kg final between Boley and Lakehill, July 2008 when Lakehill won their first ever national senior title

Click here to see the first end of the Irish National 560kg final between Killylough and Bremore which took place on the 17th of Aug 2008

Click here to see the second end of the Irish National 560kg final between Killylough and Bremore which took place on the 17th of Aug 2008

Click here to see the first two ends of the 680kg open club final between Boley and Bosley at the World Championships in Sweden, Sept 2008

Click here to see the third and deciding end of the 680kg open club final between Boley and Bosley at the World Championships in Sweden, Sept 2008

Click here to see the 640kg open club semi finals at the World Championships in Sweden; Lakehill versus OKIA & Engelberg versus Bollen, Sept 2008

Click here to see the 640kg open club final at the World Championships in Sweden between Lakehill and Engelberg, Sept 2008

Click here to see Setanta’s interview with Irish team manager, Bill Kehoe on the 10th July 2009 ahead of the squad’s departure for the World Games in Taiwan for the 640kg competition.

Click here to see brief highlights of the three Tug of War finals from the 2009 World Games in Taiwan. Men’s 680kg (Netherlands v Switzerland). Men’s 640kg (Switzerland v Germany). Ladies 520kg (Chinese Taipei v Netherlands)

Click here to hear ITOWA PRO talking to John Kenny on RTE Radio 1 Saturday Sport about the World Games trip and Tug of War in Ireland, 18th July 2009

Click here to see the senior 640kg national final at New Ross, Co. Wexford on the 2nd Aug 2009 between Boley and Bremore (note: we join the contest 5 min into the first end)

Click here to see the novice 680kg national final at New Ross, Co. Wexford on the 2nd Aug 2009 between Clonmines (Wexford) and Coneel (Carlow)

Click here to see the 680kg club final between Boley and Lakehill at the European championships 2009 (17th Sept)

Click here to see the 640kg club final between Boley and Eibergen at the European championships 2009 (18th Sept)

Click here to see the 2009 680kg European final between Ireland and Switzerland (19th Sept)

Click here to see the 2009 720kg European final between Ireland and Switzerland (20th Sept)

Click here to listen to an excellent interview given by Tracey Coughlan of the Cappoquin ladies team to her local radio station, Beat 102 – 103

Cliceail anseo chun eisteacht le hagallamh le Domhnaill Mac a Bhaird as Gleann na nGleanntach, Tir Conaill, i ndiaidh do bonn oir a bhaint ar fhoireann na hEireann i gCraobhchomortas na hEorpa i 2009 in Assen na hIsiltire

Click here to see the national 640kg senior final between Boley & Lakehill on the 8th of August 2010 in New Ross

Click here to see the national 680kg novice final between Killoughey and Saltmills on the 8th of August 2010 in New Ross

Click here to see the final of the national indoor 720kg championship between Mountain View and Clonmany on the 21st of November 2010 in Carlow.

Click here to listen to “Whats in the Back” featuring Tug of War on Breakfast with Hector 22nd June 2011.

Click here to see Tug of War from Leitir Mor featured on Nuacht TG4 28th August 2011.

Click here to listen to Helen Coyne talking Tug of War on Breakfast with Hector on 13th September 2011.

Click here to listen to Helen Coyne talking Tug of War with Sile Seoige on her Newstalk program, Shenanigans with Sile on Saturday the 17th of September 2011.

Click here to watch the first end of 2012 senior 600kg final between Boley & Gortletteragh.

Click here to watch the second end of 2012 senior 600kg final between Boley & Gortletteragh.

Click here to watch the first end of 2012 senior 580kg final between Boley & Gortletteragh.

Click here to watch the second end of 2012 senior 580kg final between Boley & Gortletteragh.

Click here to watch the 2012 senior 720kg final between Boley & Lakehill.

Click here to watch the 2012 Div 2 720kg final between Killoughey & Saltmills.

Click here to watch the 2012 novice 720kg final between Boyneside & the Shop.

Click here to watch the 2012 senior 640kg final between Boley & Gortletteragh.

Click here to watch the 2012 ladies 6-a-side catchweight final between Donoughmore & Ballinastoe.

Click here to watch the presentation of the gold medal to Lakehill at the World Championships in Switzerland, Sept 2012.

Click here to watch the presentation of the silver medal to the Ireland 640kg team at the World Championships in Switzerland, Sept 2012.

Click here to see how Ireland won the 700kg gold medal at the 2012 World Championships in Switzerland, September 2012

Click here to see the 700kg final at the World Championships in Switzerland between Ireland and Sweden, September 2012.

Click here to see the 640kg final at the World Championships in Switzerland between Ireland and Switzerland, September 2012.

Click here to listen an excellent interview given by Padraic Kellett to Northern Sound Radio in November 2012.

Click here to listen to 2fm’s Game on which featured Ireland trip to the World Games in July 2013.