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Increasing female Handball in Kerry

Extract from "The Kerryman" - 3/1/22, By Con Dennehy

The important role handball could play in the development, from a sporting and recreational model, of young women across Kerry is illustrated by the involvement of three young East Kerry female players attached to the Spa/Killarney Handball Club.

Newcomers Niamh Faulds (24), Aoife Walsh (23) and 18-year-old Elena O’Donoghue are already stamping their authority on the sport and are now encouraging more women to participate in handball.

Faulds, a Nutrition and Health Science graduate, has been involved in ladies football with her club Glenflesk since she was a juvenile. Currently captain of the Glenflesk team, she is the holder of two County League medals, was a member of the Kerry Under-14 panel, and was awarded GAA Player of the Year with her school, Pobal Scoil Sliabh Luachra.

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