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Minority Round-Up: Badminton, Canoeing, Hockey, Equestrian

  Irish involvement in the World Badminton Championships in Guangzhou ended on Tuesday when Irish No 1 Chloe Magee lost in the opening round of the women’s singles to Hsaio Ma Pei of Chinese Taipei. Although Magee was no pushover and pulled off a number of good points in the 36 minute match,  Pei had […]

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Minority Report: Paracanoeist Paddy Paddles into History

CANOEING: Patrick O’Leary became the first Paracanoeist to represent Ireland internationally when he competed at the European Canoe Sprint Championships in Portugal. O’Leary finished fourth in his K1 200m heat to qualify for the final, where he finished ninth. Irish Olympian Andrzej Jezierski finished sixth in the men’s C1 200m in 42.631 seconds. He was […]

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Minority Report – Herald June 8

NETBALL: Ireland’s netballing women went undefeated at the Netball Europe Open in Aberdeen, Scotland. Playing in a division for developing netball nations, the Irish beat Gilbralter twice and also had a comfortable victory over Switzerland. Winner of the tournament was Wales, thanks to strong performances against Scotland, Northern Ireland and England. Next up for the […]

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