Congratulations to Monaghan Harps Under 17 player, Ramunas Ramanauskas after winning the Boys Under 17 40×20 Singles title. Unfortunately, his opponent from Meath was injured. Well done Ramunas, and no doubt he will be adding more titles to this one in the not too distant future.
Monaghan Harps Handball Club has been awarded the Monaghan County Council Award for Sport in 2012. This Award is in recognition of the achievements in Sport by Monaghan Harps Handball Club during 2012 which included the following: World Championship Winner Eoghan Mc Ginnity, World Championship Runners Up Conor Mc Donnell and Jakob Szkup. Eoghan Mc Ginnity won the National One Wall title and also won the Mount Talbot and Williamstown One Wall Competition. Conor Mc Donnell won the Irish Nationals Golden Masters Singles title and was Runner up in the national One Wall Golden Masters competition and also won Ulster 60×30 Singles title.. Terry Mc Elvaney won Provincial Singles title. Ramunas Ramanauskas was runner up in the All-Ireland 60×30 final. Terry Mc Elvaney and martin Mc Entee won Ulster 40×20 Singles titles. Members of the Club were Gold Medalists at national Community Games finals. There were other County and Provincial titles. Well done to all concerned, and a special word of mention must go to the dedication of Monaghan harps Coach Martin Mc Entee who has put in endless hours coaching the juveniles and ferrying them between tournaments.
Rocks of Bawn festival 2013 celebrating 80 year’s of handball in bawn. , Friday 14th June, night of Irish music and dance in the marquee featuring local and invited artists young and old, Saturday 15th,redeadacation and blessing of old alley at 2pm followed by tug of war at handball alley and music by ‘break the bank ‘that night .Sunday 16th, vintage run for cars tractors and bikes starting @ 2pm, also cake sale and music at 7 pm by Brendan mc Cathy followed by indoor duck racing and rambling house band, beer tent all weekend . charity handball blitz in the 40+20 court all weekend open to all adult grades. For info ph Eamon0871236806. Or Joe on 0872252950