Ulster GAA hosted the final round of games in the M Donnelly Inter-Provincial Wheelchair Hurling League in Dungiven Sports Centre, Derry on Saturday 22nd September.
This competition brought together wheelchair teams from the four provinces to play each other at a provincial venue each quarter. Leinster went into the final round of games as league leaders and secured the Inter-Provincial League title with victories over Munster and Connacht. Ulster had a mixed day, losing their first match to Connacht 3-2, then drawing with Munster 2-2 before beating champions Leinster 3-1 in their last game.
Attention for the Ulster team now turns to the All- Ireland Championships in Dublin on Saturday 27th October. Anyone interested in playing or enquiring about wheelchair hurling contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Ulster Wheelchair Hurlers receive Foundation Coaching Certificates
Ulster GAA's Coaching and Games Chairperson PJ Mc Gowan presented the Wheelchair hurlers with their Foundation Hurling Coaching Award Certificates during the Inter-provincial league games in Dungiven. The players participated in this course during the summer and they now plan to get involved in their local club and promote and coach wheelchair hurling in their region. Also in attendance were Ulster GAA President Michael Hasson and PRO Michael Geoghegan.