EOGHAN REIGNS AGAIN TO TAKE SECOND WORLD HANDBALL TITLE

28 August 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

Monaghan’s representatives enjoyed widespread success at the 2015 World Handball Championships in Calgary, Canada between August 11th and 21st. by COLM SHALVEY

Eoghan McGinnity, who picked up two medals at the last World Championships in 2012, enjoyed success again by winning the 13 and Under Singles title.

McGinnity, who was part of a five-strong Monaghan Harps contingent in Calgary, won a thrilling semi-final against Cahir Monroe from Tyrone and went on to defeat Kilkenny’s Jack Doyle in the final.

Eoghan also reached the One-Wall Singles final, where he lost out to Jason O’Toole of Galway. Eoghan’s sister Louise was also among the medals, claiming silver in the 11 and Under One-Wall Doubles, along with Cailíosa Ní Dhúill from Armagh.

Eoghan’s young club-mate Seán Callan also had a successful tournament, with the highlight being when he partnered up with Kilkenny’s Kyle Jordan to win the 11 and Under 40 x 20 Doubles title.

Emyvale’s Darren Doherty went so close to winning another World title, but he had to settle for two silver medals this time around. Darren saw off opponents from Canada, the USA and Spain, only to meet Tyrone’s Jonny Woods in the final of both 40 × 20 and One-Wall

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