Thursday, April 5, 2012

Euro Championships 2012 Bol Chumann Youths teams:

 Euro Championships 2012 Bol Chumann Youths teams




1.      Cian Boyle: From Cork City. Top player in trials and has won City championships. First European Championships.


2.      Brian O'Halloran: From Innishannon. Very promising player. His father Dan won Gold Medal on the Road and Bronze in Moors Bowling at Norden 1988. Brian has won Mid Cork championships.


3.      Cian Shorten: Comes from Kilmurray: Also competed in European Championships in 2008. All-Ireland champion in under 14 competition in 2008.


4.      Andrew O'Callaghan: Comes from Mallow: First European Championships; won All-Ireland competiton in under 14 in 2009.


5.      John O'Sullivan: Comes from Cork City: First European Championships; Irish champion in boys U12 competition in 2006 and 2007. Munster champion in U16 in 2010.


6.      Ethan Rafferty: From Co Armagh: top-class bowler: Irish Champion at under 18 competition in 2011 and Irish champion in U16 competition in 2010. First European Championships.


7.      Girls


  1. Megan Collins: Comes from Crossbarry. Very good prospect; Munster champion in U12 age group in 2007 and 2008. First European Championships:



  1. Ciara Buckley: Comes from Ballyclough: Irish champion in under 16 competition 2011. Very good bowler and plays in her first European Championships.



  1. Emma Hickey: Comes from Durrus: Very young player with a bright future. Cork champion in under 14 competition in 2010.


 4   Catriona Collins: From Armagh:   

Bol Chumann Player profiles Euro Championships 2012.

European Championships 2012-03-20


Senior Women:


  1. Geraldine Daly: From Bantry. Munster senior champion 2008 and 2009. Second European Championships. Very competitive player.
  2. Catriona Kidney: From Carrigtwohill: Very experienced competitor. Silver Medal in Moors and Road bowling Meldorf 2000; Gold Medal Moors Bowling Westerstede 2004; Silver Medal in Moors and Road bowling Cork 2008. Won World Bowling event at Marsh Road, Skibereen in May 2005. Irish senior champion 2001. Queen of the Roads champion 1998, 2002, 2004, 2005.
  3. Carmel Ryan: From Carrigtwohill: irish champion 2003 and 2006; Munster champion 1999, 2010 and 2011. Third European Championships: Won Bronze Medal on the Road at Westerstede 2004. Queen of the Roads champion 2009.
  4. Louise Collins: From Dunmanway: Second European Championships: won Munster intermediate championship 2004.
  5. Aisling White: From Clonakilty: Second European Championships: Very strong competitor.
  6. Dervla Toal-Mallon: From Armagh. Bronze medal on the Road Cork 2008. All-Ireland senior champion 2004, 2005, 2008 and 2009. Queen of the Roads champion 2003.

     7.   Kelly Mallon: From Armagh. Second European Championshiips. Gold Medal winner on the Road Cork 2008. All-Ireland senior champion, 2007, 2010 and 2011. Queen of the Roads champion 2007, 2010 and 2011.  







Player Profiles Bol Chumann European Championships 2012.

European Championship Player Profiles 2012.


Senior Men:


1 David Murphy: From Brinny Won Gold Medal on the Road at European Championships 2008. All-Ireland champion also in 2008 and is current Munster champion. Youths champion in Moors Bowling and Silver Medal in German Loft at Meldorf  2000. King of the Roads champion 2007, 2009, 2010 and 2011.


2. Christy Mullins: From Bantry. Most experienced member of Bol Chumann teams. Has participated at European Championships since 1980 when he won bronze medal in Moors Bowling. Silver medal in Moors bowling Garding 1984, Cork 1992 and Tubbergen 1996. Won silver medal on the Road at Norden 1988.


3. Gary Daly: From Fermoy. First European Championships. Very strong player. Won Silver medal at Moors Bowling and on the Road at international event Holland 2010.


4. Aidan Murphy: Brother of David. Won Gold medals at international events Pesaro 2006 and Denecamp, Holland 2010. Was Munster senior champion 2010. King of the Roads champion 2008.


5. Wayne Calnan: From Cork City. On Bol Chumann Youths team Tubbergen 2006. Good competitor on the Road and at Moors Bowling.


6. Eamonn Bowen (Jun): From Carrignavar. Also on Bol Chumann team Cork 2008. Won Gold Medal Moors Bowling at international event Holland 2010.


7. James O'Donovan: From Bandon. On Bol Chumann Youths team Westerstede 2004. Strong competitor on the Road. Munster champion in under 12 competition in 1999. Munster finalist in intermediate and senior.


8. Raymond Ryan: From Bandon. First European Championships. Very exciting player who plays with style and confidence. Irish champion in under 18 competition in 2010.


9. Edmund Sexton: From Nadd. Experienced player and competing in third European Championships. Son of Seamus Sexton who won gold Medal on the Road Jever 1974 and Cork 1977. Edmund was Munster senior champion in 2003.


10. Killian Kingston: From Leamlara. On Bol Chumann Youths team Cork 2008. Won Silver Medal in Moors Bowling. Won Gold Medal in Youths event Denecamp 2010. Irish champion in junior A competition in 2010.  


11. Michael Murphy: From Ballyclough. First European Championships. Strong competitor in Moors Bowling. Irish champion in junior C competition in 2008.


12. Conor McGuigan: From Armagh. All-Ireland senior champion in 2011. Irish champion in under 18 in 1994 and junior A competition in 2000.



13. Brian O'Reilly: From Co. Armagh. Irish champion in intermediate competition in 2007.