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

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.

 

Boley and Ballinagh End Gold Medal Drought With 680kg Wins in Ballinastoe

An Tochar GAA Grounds in Ballinastoe, Co. Wicklow was the venue at last Sunday’s 680kg Championship, as the local Ballinastoe club hosted Round 3 of the 2017 National Outdoor Series.

Not since the 9th August 2015, in Grenagh, Co. Cork, have Boley won Gold in a National Championship. That has been the longest barren spell in many years for the remarkably successful Wexford club. Since that day, Boley and G&B have met in 5 National Continue reading

Indoor Sub-Committee Meeting

A meeting of the Indoor Sub-Committee will be held this Sunday, the 2nd of July, at 12.00pm in the Tullamore Court Hotel. All Clubs looking to take part in this years Indoor National competitions should send 1 representative to attend. Fixtures and other competition related issues will be discussed and decided. Anyone with any questions can call Martin Hogan on 087 7649017.