Day 2 of outdoor National Championship

The Mighty Oaks hosted yesterdays event in Pilltown and the day didn’t disappoint with the sun shining through out , great competition and refreshments on hand.

The results from the day goes as follows

680kg Senior: G&B Gold – Boley Silver – Castlegregory Bronze. (7 teams competed)

680kg Novice: Mighty Oaks Gold – Mulcair Silver – Ladies Bronze. (3 teams competed)

510kg 6 a side: G&B Gold – Castlegregory Silver – Donoughmore Bronze. (7 teams competed)

Everyone can now take a well earned rest for the next couple of week and we hope to see you all on day 3 of the competition on 8th July in Carlow where the men will be competing for the 640Kg title.


Consultation On The Proposed Amendments To The Irish Anti-Doping Rules

Sport Ireland has undertaken a review of the current 2015 Irish Anti-Doping Rules (Rules). Pursuant to Article 18.1 of the Rules, Sport Ireland is now inviting Athletes and National Governing Bodies to make submissions to Sport Ireland in relation to the proposed amendments to the Rules.

In order to facilitate these submissions, please find the following two documents:

  1. Consultation Document: This document summarises the proposed amendments to the Irish Anti-Doping Rules and outlines the rationale behind these amendments.

  1. Irish Anti-Doping Rules 2015 Version 2.0: This is the proposed Version 2.0 of the Irish Anti-Doping Rules. Sport Ireland has provided a tracked version of changes between the current version (Version 1.0) and the proposed Version 2.0 of the Rules.


In addition, the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) are currently in the process of updating the World Anti-Doping Code for 2021.  Therefore, Sport Ireland welcomes comments from Athletes and National Governing Bodies in relation to the provisions of the current World Anti-Doping Code and its operations. Further information on the 2021 Code review can be found at

Sport Ireland invites all written responses concerning the proposed Irish Anti-Doping Rules and the World Code to be sent to Siobhán Leonard (, by July 4th 2018.

After the closing date for the consultation process, Sport Ireland will review the responses received and decide whether any further amendments need to be made the Rules.  The amended Irish Anti-Doping Rules 2015 will be provided to the Board of Sport Ireland at its meeting in September 2018 to be finalised. It is anticipated that the amended rules will come into effect on 01 January 2019.

Results from 1st National Championship

Sunday past the 720kg National pull was held at the Cork Summer show along with a open 6 aside 540kg.  10 Clubs in total competed they were: G&B, Ballinastoe, Boley, Donoughmore, Castlegregory, Mulcair, Mighty Oaks, Killenaule, Ladies, BBG.  The results from the day is as follows


720kg Senior: 8 teams competed.
G&B – Gold.
Boley – Silver.
Ballinastoe – Bronze.

 720kg Novice: 2 teams competed.
Mighty Oaks – Gold.
Mulcair – Silver.

540kg Open: 7 teams competed.
G&B – Gold.
Donoughmore – Silver.
Ballinastoe – Bronze.