Canoeing Ireland Canoe Polo Squad Update!

Managers and Coaches for Squads

Mens Coach: Shane Kinsella     Mens Manager: Bernie Downes/ Niall Reilly
Womens and U21 Womens Manager: Sean      Downes Womens and Women U21 Coach:Sean McIntyre
Mens U21 and U18 Coach: Val Pierce     Mens U21 and U18 Manager: Ciaran Clinton

The following dates have been set for the 2011 season(the venue for the club champs still to be confirmed

* Galway Cup: 4th/5th June. See Galway Cup page ( galway.htm ) for more information

* Athy Club Championships:18/19th June. Contact Jimmy Byrne

* Killaloe Cup: 2/3rd July

* Kilcock Cup: 16th/17th July.See Kilcock Cup site ( )

* NKCC Cup(Longford) : 23rd/24th July Contact Sean Downes/Ciaran Clinton for details.

* Ballyronan Cup : 13th/14th August

* Irish Open: August 27th/28th. Venue Galway. See Irish Open page ( ) for details when finalised.

Junior competitions

* Kilcock Junior Competition: 25th June.

* Paddlefest 24th/25th September

The following 1 day demonstration events are being worked with the various areas:

* Phibsborough – 11th September – during the Phibsborough festival

* Malahide Sea Scouts – weekend Blitz. Dates to be confirmed.

Men’s Squad

Bernie Downes will be moving not the Managers role with Niall Reilly.
Niall has done an excellent job of getting the Men’s Squad ready for the Europeans. Bernie will take on the rest of the organisation up to and including at the event.

The Mens Squad has been selected.

Women’s Squad

If you wish to be considered for selection for the 2011 Irish Women’s Canoe polo squad please send an e-mail to and

before the 1st June.

Selections will be a 1-day event to be held in Kilcock on the 25th June.

If you have any questions, contact either myself of Sean Downes.

U21 Mem Squad

The U21 Men’s Squad will be meeting Sunday the 29th June in Kilcock at 1pm.

Contact Val Pierce or Ciaran Clinton for details

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