National Championships « Irish Tug of War

By: Irish Tug Of War  05/12/2011

The national outdoor championships continued yesterday and were hosted by Boley in New Ross, Co. Wexford. The teams who attended were Ballinagh, Ballyhooly, Binnian View, Boley, Boyneside, Clonmines, Cuan Rithe, Donoughmore, Glenhill, Gortletteragh, Killoughey, Lakehill, Mountain View, North Clare, Saltmills, Slaneysiders, Stapeltons, & Rockies. Nine teams competed in the senior 640kg championship which was run [..]

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Irish Open Events « Irish Tug of War

Ballinagh, Co. Cavan was the venue for yesterday’s Ulster open competition which was held in glorious weather conditions at the local community field. The clubs who attended were Ballinagh, Rocky’s, Coneel, Boyneside, Fallons, Bremore, Killylough, Lakehill, Gortletteragh, St. There were four competitions contested on the day; 600kg & 680kg novice and 600kg & 680kg senior.


International Events « Irish Tug of War - international events

There was a great turnout of teams yesterday as the Killylough club celebrated their 40th anniversary in Tydavnet.


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Pat O’Connor from Saltmills who passed away last March pictured with the Boley team, Sept 1977, after winning their first international open club 640kg championship. Back row Pat O’Connor, Patrick Kehoe, Seamus Kehoe, Willie, Kehoe & Bill Kehoe. Front row Laurence Kehoe, Tom Cullen, Brendan Kehoe & James Kehoe.


Development « Irish Tug of War

The ladies/youths national squad development sessions continued last Sunday at the home of the Boyneside club in Edenderry. The clubs represented were Ballinagh, Boyneside, Clan Lir, Mountain View, Glenhill & Killoughey. Although the ladies clubs turnout was a bit disapointing a very enjoyable and. Three of the Irish squad selectors were in attendance.


International Events « Irish Tug of War

Irish teams Boley, Lakehill & Gortletteragh took part in the men’s 640kg competition on day two in Pretoria. The temperature was in the thirties once again as 23 teams battled for the medals. Gortletteragh pulled well but failed to qualify from their group. Unfortunately, Irish clubs, Boley and.