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Irish Junior Surf Team

The Irish Junior Surf Team returned form Morocco having secured a 5th place finish at the European Junior Surfing Championship where fifteen nations were represented and Portugal was crowned Champions.
Maia Monaghan had the top individual result finishing 4th to secure a medal in the U18 Girls Bodyboard.   For most of the team this was their first experience of international competition with nine new caps taking part, including Shane Lally, Sam Moore, Maia Monaghan, Una Britton, Louis Devenney, Finn Richardson, Eoin Lally, Neil McCarthy and Joe Breen. Two of the team, Jack Clohessy and Jack Scott had previously competed at Eurosurf Junior in 2014 held in the Azores.  
Garbhan Mc Closkey joined a panel of judges from the competing nations to judge at the prestigious Championships. The Team Manager, Shauna Ward and Team Coaches, Jason Southcombe and Andrew Kilfeather were delighted with the team’s success.
Individual Results
U18 Boys Surf
Shane Lally, Tullaghan, Co. Leitrim (Bundoran Board Riders) 21st
Sam Moore, Tramore, Co Waterford (TBay Surf Club) 17th
U18 Girls Surf
Maia Monaghan, Fintona, Co Tyrone ( Rossnowlagh Surf Club) 11th
Una Britton, Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal (Rossnowlagh Surf Club) 13th
U18 Longboard
Shane Lally, Bundoran, Co Donegal (Bundoran Board Riders) 7th
U18 Bodyboard
Jack Clohessy, Cork ( GTown Surf Club) 7th
U16 Surf
Louis Devenney, Lifford, Co Donegal (Rossnowlagh Surf Club) 17th
Jack Scott, Rossnowlagh, Co Donegal (Rossnowlagh Surf Club) 15th
U16 Bodyboard
Neil Mc Carthy, Ballyshannon, Co Donegal (Rossnowlagh Surf Club) 9th
Joe Breen, Tramore, Co Waterford (TBay Surf Club) 8th
U14 Surf
Finn Richardson, Ardnahea, Co Clare (West Coast Surf Club) 15th
Eoin Lally, Tullaghan, Co. Leitrim (Bundoran Board Riders) 17th

TeamWeb

Irish Junior Surf Team 2016
Front Row- Andrew Kilfeather, Eoin Lally, Finn Richardson, Maia Monaghan, Una Britton, Shane Lally, Jason Southcombe
Back Row- Garbhan mcCloskey, Sam Moore, Neil Mc Carthy, Joe Breen, Jack Clohessy, Jack Scott, Louis Devenney and Shane Lally

The team includes the following positions-MaiaWeb

  • U18 Boys Surf x 2
  • U18 Girls Surf x 2
  • U16 Surf x 2
  • U14 Surf x 2
  • U18 Boys Bodyboard x 2
  • U18 Girls Bodyboard x 1
  • U16 Bodyboard x 2
  • U18 Longboard x 1
  • Judges x 2
  • Manager x 1
  • Coach x 2

 

 

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