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World Cup Win for Irish Pitch and Putters. Also hockey and equestrian round-up.

Ireland’s pitch and putt team won a third consecutive World Cup when they beat Catalonia in the tournament final in Xixerella, Andorra yesterday. Team captain Eamon Gibney from Castletown, Co Meath was the hero of the team winning the deciding singles against Marc Lloret on the 18th hole to secure a 3-2 victory for the […]

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Minority report: Taekwon-do, Canoeing, Hockey, Tennis

This didn’t make it into today’s Herald, so here it is – a round-up of news from the “other” sports – a football-free zone. FIVE WORLD TITLES FOR IRISH TAEKWON-DO: Ellen Ince proved the hero of the Irish Taekwond-do team when she successfully defended her 55kg junior sparring title at the World Taekwon-Do Championships in […]

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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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