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IRF / ERF President meet in Hamburg

IRF President Osvaldo Maggi and ERF President Mike Mesecke met in Hamburg, Germany today to discuss racquetball matters…

Murphy & Haverty take 2020 Arklow Open Singles Titles!

Congratulations to Mark Murphy who took the Men’s Open Singles title at the 2020 Arklow Open by defeating Noel O’Callaghan 2-1, having lost to him a month earlier at the Kingscourt Open. The race for Irish Season No. 1 is all to play for with only 3 tournaments left in the calendar. Majella Haverty had …

BREAKING NEWS: Italian Open cancelled

Italian Open cancelled by coronavirus. The sports club is currently closed and while no predictions can be made for the coming weeks, Racquetball Italia has made a decision to cancel the event. Our thoughts go to our Italian friends and their families and we hope to host an event in Brembate later this year… 😕🙏🇮🇹🇪🇺

Comeback for Oliver Bertels at German Nationals 2020

Huge comeback for Oliver Bertels at the 39th German Nationals in Hamburg. The winner from 2016 defeated defending and current European Champion Marcel Czempisz in straight two games 15-2, 15-8 to celebrate a surprising comeback after not playing any  official events for more than a year (except team at the EURO 2019). No surprises on …

Tralee Open 2020

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Message from the President

Dear all, the year 2019 is coming to an end, we will be celebrating Christmas over the next few days. I would like to thank each one of you for your work and your love for our great sport in the past 12 months. This year, we had the European Championships in Hamburg, Germany with …

Dutch Open 2020

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O’Callaghan and Manilla win Irish Open

Congratulations to Ireland’s own Noel O’Callaghan for taking the Mens Open Singles title at the 37th Irish & 16th Ballinrobe Open, Ballinrobe, defeating Mark Murphy from Kilkenny in a three game thriller. It is believed to be O’Callaghans 14th Irish Open title. He also claimed the Mens 40+ title over the weekend defeating Ken Cottrell. …