Irish Collegiate Handball Association

Irish Collegiate Handball Association

The ICHA ("Irish Collegiate Handball Association") is the National Governing Body for 3rd Level handball in Ireland. It is composed of students and former students. 21 Third Level Handball clubs have affilaited and membership is rising year on year. It organises 3 Intervarsity Handball Championships each year in 60x30, 40x20 Team and 40x20 Singles at various locations throughout the year. The defending champions are:

* 60x30
** Men's: Ger Coonan (UL)
** Ladies: Eimear Ní Fhallúin (UCD)

Team: DIT Handball Club

* 40x20 Singles
** Men's Open: Ger Coonan (UL)
** Ladies Open: Maria Daly (UCC)

World Collegiate Handball Championship

Each year, the ICHA organises the trip to the World Collegiate Handball Championships. In 2007, 47 Irish Third Level Handball players will travel to Los Angeles where hopes are high that once again an Irish Team will return victorious!

[ICHA website]

Previous competitors

October 19-22, 2006, World Pro Handball produced a live webcast of the Simple Green U.S. Open of Handball, in which former Irish Collegiate player Paul Brady defeated Naty Alvarado, Jr. in a tiebreaker to win $20,000 in prize money.

Other former Collegiate players, such as Tony Healy and Eoin Kennedy, have been successful playing on the US Pro-Stop tour.

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