Historic Wheelchair Hurling event comes to Roscommon

The Sports Hall in Abbey Community College, Boyle, Co. Roscommon will play host to the final round of the M. Donnolly GAA Interprovincial Wheelchair Hurling League this Saturday (27th). This is the first time ever that an All-Ireland Wheelchair Hurling event will be hosted in Co. Roscommon.

  The opening ceremony commences at 10.15 am and the games begin at 11 am. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend. The Connacht GAA Wheelchair Hurling team are hoping for strong home support to help them in their quest to leapfrog Ulster, and the others, in the league table. Reigning champions Ulster are in pole position to take honours again this season, with all three other provinces in hot pursuit.

  The Connacht GAA Wheelchair Hurling team have been in training under the expert guidance of coaches Adrian Hession (Mayo), Thaigh Morley (Mayo), Tim Hynes (Sligo) and Cathal Cregg (Roscommon).

The Connacht GAA Wheelchair Hurling panel is as follows: Fergal Mahon (Western Gaels – Roscommon); Sarah Cregg (Western Gaels – Roscommon); Liam O’Boyle (Knockmore – Mayo); Peter Egan (Kilmovee – Mayo); Pat Carty (Tourlestrane – Sligo); Stephen Melvin (Owenmore Gaels – Sligo); Shane Curran (Moycullen – Galway); Aidan Hynes (Calry – Sligo); Tom Fleming (Charlestown – Mayo); Val Leneghan (Charlestown – Mayo).