News

German Open re-schedulded

Due to unforseen cicumstances the German Open have to be rescheduled. New date will be April 23-24. We hope to welcome you all on our courts in Hamburg. More information can be found at www.germanopen.racquetball.de.

29th Castlebar Open – O’Callaghan and Haverty take titles!

Congratulations to Noel O’Callaghan (Fermoy) and Majella Haverty (Castlebar) winners of the Open Singles at the 29th Castlebar Open in association with Théa Pharma Ireland and Mayo Crystal. Other winners at the 29th Open were Darragh O’Donoghue (Araglen) B Singles, Reece Young (Arklow) C/D Singles, Enda Gannon (Clogh) Novice Singles, Joe Devenney (Ballinrobe) 50+ Singles …

German Open anounced

The German Open will be held again this year on April 2-3 in Hamburg. Check out all information at www.germanopen.racquetball.de.

Successful Underage tournament in Ireland

Forty four juniors, boys & girls were competing at Under 10, 12, 14, 16 and 18 age divisions at the All Ireland Junior Even Championships at the Mitchelstown Racquetball Club (only some of the are pictured here….). From what we can tell, the event was quite a success. Well done to all involved and especially …

Haverty & O’Callaghan win Arklow Open

Congratulations to Noel O’Callaghan (Fermoy) & Majella Haverty(Castlebar) who took the Open Singles titles at the 36th Arklow Open hosted by Arklow Racquetball Club and sponsored by Elverys Sports. Congrats to Arklow Racquetball Club and the local organising committee for being able to host this event after two long years. A lot of hard work …

IRF decides on important rule changes

Important rule changes in international play, effective Feb 1st. The ERF is yet to decide on implementation of these matters for its tournaments. Point can be earned with each rally, regardless of whether the winner of the rally is the server or the receiver. The best of five (5) games will be played. The first four (4) …

Merry Christmas

Dear all, another difficult year is almost over and Christmas is around the corner. The pandemic is not over yet and has still an impact on our sport but also our private lifes. The ERF activities were obvsiously on a low level this year, we decided to postpone the European Championshsips to next year, somewhere, …

USA wins 2021 World Championships

Team USA is the overall winner of the 20th IRF World Championships that were hed last week in Guatemela. Silver went to Mexico and Bronze to Bolivia. This success marks the first time since 20214 that the US team is the Team Overall Champion in a World Championships. Mexican players won 3 out of 4 …

Good luck Team Ireland

Best of luck to the Irish team, competing in the 20th World Championships 2021 in Guatemala. After a long journey of nearly 24hours of travel, the team arrived safe and sound in Latin America. Ireland is the only European country that sent a team to the Racquetball Worlds this year. Follow the action at internationalracquetball.com …

Coleman & Murphy win Galway Open 2021

Thea Coleman & Mark Murphy are the Open Singles winners at the 2021 Galway Open! 17-year old Thea Coleman took her first Open Singles title at the Galway Open. She took out Arklow’s Toni Neary in a tiebreaker on route to the final. In the final she faced Katie Kenny and came out on top …