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Shane wins Leinster river title 2019

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Leinster River Championship Sponsored by Rorys Fishing Tackle Shop.

  

The Leinster I.T.F.F.A. River Championship was held on the River Dodder yesterday. Many thanks to the Dodder Anglers and their committee, especially Gerry Heaslip for all the time he put into this event..

 

Many thanks to Tony and Peter Doherty for helping to organise the event and doing the scoring along with Brian Larkin. Many thanks again Brian

 

14 Anglers recorded 225 fish and at the end of the day, Shane Callan came out on top

A huge word of thanks must go to Rorys Fishing Tackle for sponsoring the event and for the longest fish prize. Without the Sponsorship it would of been hard to run this event.

A word of thanks to the Dropping Well for accomadating us on the day.

 

The prize for Longest fish was a Greys Rod and was awarded to Alan Lawless with a fish of 35.3cm by Mary Harkin of Rorys Fishing Tackle Shop who also sponsored the Rod 

 

Many thanks to all the stewards who took part on the day giving up their time. Only for the stewards we would not be able to run the competition.

 

 

It was very tight at the top. you needed to catch your fish at the right time. At the end of the match Shane Callan 6 place points as did Kevin and Brian. But Shanes 30 fish accumulated 30 fish for 1231 fish points to kevins 25b fish for 1070 and Brians 18 fish for 718. 


 

Shane was crowned champion on fish points , a well deserved win as he caught the most amount of fish during the competition

 

Peter Doherty had 27 fish for the day only 3 fish behind Shane. Peter had 1084 fish points but his 8 place points pushed him into 6th place. A great performance by Peter but unlucky on the day.

 

Qualifiers

1.SHANE CALLAN - 6 PLACE POINTS- 1231FISH POINTS

2.KEVIN DUNNE - 6 PLACE POINTS- 1070 FISH POINTS

3.BRIAN LARKIN - 6 PLACE POINTS - 718 PLACE POINTS

4.GLEN McCRAVE - 7 PLACE POINTS - 835 FISH POINTS

5.EAMONN CONWAY - 7 PLACE POINTS - 786 FISH POINTS

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6. PETER DOTHERTY- 8 PLACE POINTS- 1084 FISH POINTS

 

 

The River Dodder is an Amazing River. Running through some of the dentist populated areas in Ireland and still produces excellent fishing. A lot of credit must go to the Dodder Anglers who look after the river. A river based in the capital of a European country producing quality wild brown trout fishing . Simply amazing

I.T.F.F.A. RIVERS TEAM SWEEP THE BOARDS AS THEY WIN GOLD ON THE AGIVEY RIVER

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Manager Michael Callaghan Reports.

Congratulations to our Rivers Team on their fantastic victory in the 2019 IFFA Rivers International which was fished on the Agivey River on Friday July 5th.

They romped to a resounding victory by a record margin of 36 placings in a very memorable match. Team captain Stuart McMurran was presented with the George Clarkson Trophy on behalf of the team and in the course of his victory speech, he praised the great angling of all of the team over the 4 sessions. He highlighted the fact that the five team members finished in the top six overall – surely a record in itself and concluded by thanking all who helped in any way.

In addittion to winning the team event we also won the trophies for the top rod and for the best fish.

Donal Monaghan with a great score of 5 placings won the ‘Moc Morgan Trophy’ – the Brown Bowl’ of IFFA River angling, narrowly edging out Mark Sloan and Seamus O’Neill who both had 6 placings.

 

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Glen McCrave, with a fish measuring 36cms won the Mike Childs Trophy for the best fish in the match, thus ensuring a clean sweep for Ireland. It was in fact the third year in a row that we won this trophy. Eamonn Conway won it in 2017 and Brian Russell was the 2018 winner. 2019 was also the third time in a row that we won gold at home, having won on the Liffey in 2015 and on the Agivey in 2011.

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This wonderful victory must be attributed not just to the ability of our rivers anglers who are indeed up there with the very best in River angling but also to the manner in which all of them work as a team.

 

 

 

I must mention here the great contribution made by our reserve Andrew Sloan not just during match week but in the weeks and months leading up to it. Thanks Andrew. The record books may show that I was team manager but the real manager was Seamus O’Neill and this victory must be attributed to the great work he has been doing in building on individual skills and a establishing a strong team-work ethic over the years. Seamus gets the most out of everyone in his own unique quiet but effective manner.

Seamus enlisted the help of Arden Pollock and Hubert Smith and they played a huge part in the preparations. Peter Doherty and Noel O’Neill also had a part to play. I was privileged to have been a part of his management team and to have shared in this great experience.

 

Thanks to all in the Agivey Anglers Association club for their help and co-operation over the past year. Their support was immense and they contributed in no small way oi this victory. Tanks also to the controllers, riparian owners and all the many others who helped in any way.

 

Special mention to Dave McBride of Southside Angling for his support and sponsorship of the Rivers Team. We as an Association really appreciate Dave and Southside Angling. Our gratitude cannot be expressed in words.

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The rivers team would like towish our Lochs team all the best for the Autumn Match in Menteith.  The Autumn Team will also be sponsored by Dave McBride and Southside Angling.

Many thanks to Michael for the report. This team really stood together and worked extremely well together. I had no doubts of the skill of every angler on this team as i had no doubts about many teams before them lake and river, but this group grew from strenght to strenght after each practice session and get together they had. They learned from one another , helped each other and Gold was theirs. Class performance from a classy group of guys. 

 

 

 

Corrib Galway win the ITFFA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP, SPONSORED BY SOUTHSIDE ANGLING

Many thanks to all the Anglers that turned up yesterday to fish the ITFFA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP FUNDRAISER SPONSORED BY SOUTHSIDE ANGLING.

A huge thanks to Tom Fagan and the Lough Lene Committe for all their help and allowing us to use their facilities.

To Stan McKeown for organising all the score sheets and raffle tickets. To Michael Monaghan and Michael Callaghan for all their help and support leading up to the event and on the day.

I must also thank Noel shiels. This Competition takes a lot of organising so thanks again Noel.

Also a big shout out to all the folks that brought along prizes for the Raffle.

Michael Monaghan 

Lough Conn and Cullin

Tourmakedy Anglers

Lough Sheelin

Garrison

Tom Doc Sullivan

Tom Fagan

Noel Shiels

Jim Glynn

Kelly Kettle

Many thanks to Julie for selling the tickets and to Noel farrah who sponsored the trophies.

Lough Lene fished hard yesterday but there were fish to be caught. As we tallied the score cards there were 85 fish Caught and Released by 100 anglers. It was obvious the snail feeders had taken a day off.

Shortly after the raffle the results were Announced by Noel.

Corrib Galway were announced I.T.F.F.A. Club Champions 2019

Captain Tom Sullivan ,Tommy O'Loughlin, Mike Keady and Barry Fox.

An Outstanding performance on a difficult day.

 

2nd Lough Bawn Anglers, John Mulvany,Colin Cahill, Noel McLoughlin.

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3rd Lough Owel

Mick Mccormack Captain, Ciaran Newman, Patrick Ward and Padraig Fahy

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Each of the top three teams recieved 4 Greys sponsored by Southside Angling. Thank you very much David McBride. Your continued sponsorship means an awful lot to the association and I urge all anglers looking for new or upgrading old tackle to pop in to Southside Angling to visit David and his Staff or visit the Southside Angling Website at https://southsideangling.ie/

We raised 680 euro in the Raffle and took in and 3360 euro for 24 entries one team paid last year. So we all raised 4140 euro on the day. Hopefully this competition will get stronger and stronger as the years go by, we had 6 new teams this year and we hope to have more next. Lough Lene is bigger than Chew Water and is well capable of holding big competitions.

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Well that's that for another year , tight lines and good health for the rest of 2019 and I will see you on a lake shore sometime soon.

ITFFA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP BOAT DRAW

FUNDRAISER BOAT DRAW 2019 LENE
SPONSORED BY SOUTHSIDE ANGLING

Competition is 11am to 5pm. All competitors must be signed in by 10am. No exceptions.
Remember  this is a fun day out first and  foremost. 
Thank you all for your continuing support.

Boating.       Non Boating
K.NEWMAN --- F WHITE
M LINEHAN --- L MOLEY
S MC CART © ----B BRENNAN
J DIXON ----- B LEGGE
S CASH © ----- K CURRAN
M O'REGAN ------ T SULLIVAN
G HESLIP ----- F STEELE
S O LOUGHLIN © ----- A DUNCAN
B SPILLANE. ---  S CREAN
J GILROY © ----- K GARVEY
J BRENNAN ----- P ROCHE
N SHIELS ----- M MONAGHAN
L GIBB © ----- P MC CARTEN
N GREENE ----- D MC CORMACK
M CALLAGHAN ----- S O NEILL
A/ANOTHER ----- N O NEILL
G BINLEY ----- T KEOGHAAN
C CAHILL ----- P GREEN
B FOX ----- K GERRY
K CASEY © ----- G WHITE
M DONNELLY © ------J DOHERTY
K MURRIN (C)  -----  P FRENCH
N FARRAR ------  P LUNNEY
P TRACEY ©----- G FOLEY
P OTOOLE (C) ----- K OWENS
P.WARD L ----- MC LOUGHLIN
D.MEARS ----- C RUSH
M CLELAND ----- P SMITH
J GLYNN ----- D LYNCH
TERRY WALSH ----- G STEWART
D LEONARD ------ S KELLY
C MC DONNELL ------  K KIERNAN
B HEALY ----- P FAHEY
P MC CARTHY ---- N CROMIE
D GRIMASON ----- J CLARKE
P OWENS ---- M KEADY
D GOULDING © ---- D CURRAN
A RUSH ----- P DELANEY
E ROSS ----- S O REILLY
P BANNON ---- P CANTILLIN
A HEFFERNAN ----- J MULVANNEY
J GERRY ----- S CAMPBELL
N MC LOUGHLIN ---- J DEASEY
T O'LOUGHLIN ---- TONY WALSH
T MCGOVERN ----- M MC CORMACK
J SUMMERVILLE ----- S MAGUIRE
F MC SHARRY ----- S COLLINS
F MILLER ---- J MANNING
D MAGUIRE ---- P DEWEY
J MAGUIRE ----- G MC SEAIN

itffa club championship

Announcement
If any one would like to put a team in for the ITFFA fundraiser, can they please do so asap. The closing date for entries is Sunday 9th July..
If any one has any queries, please pm me here or send me a mail at ddenissgoulding@yahoo.co.uk
Many thanks to all the Clubs and Anglers who have already entered teams.
Regards
Denis

IRISH RIVERS INTERNATIONAL RIVER  AGIVEY 2019

 

On behalf of the I.T.F.F.A  I would like to wish Stuat McMurran Captain,  Michael Callaghan Manager , Arden Pollack and Hubert Smith Coaches, Team members  Andrew Sloan, Mark Sloan, Glenn McCrave,  Donal Monaghan and SeamusO'Neill the best of luck in the upcoming 4 Nations Home International which will he held on the River Agivey on Friday the 7th of July.

Captain Stuart McMurran is no stranger to the International fishing scene,  This will be Stuarts 5th Cap for Ireland on the Rivers Team . Stuart also has 2 youth caps.3 Ulster river wins. And he also won the Tynant in Lyn Brenig in Wales. In 2013.. The team is in very good hands with Stuart at the Helm. We wish Stuart all the team and staff the very best in practice and especially on Friday Match Day.

 

 

 

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National Lake CHAMPION 2019

Padraig Taynor presenting Stephen Browne with the National Lake Trophy 2019 

 

 

 

 

STEPHEN WINS NATIONAL ON MELVIN

National Qualifier Lough Melvin 2019

 

 

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Congratulations to Stephen Browne on a fantastic performance on the day . Many thanks to the Garrison Club on holding the competition and running it so well. Well done to all the qualifiers and all those involved, especially the boatmen.

1. Stephen Browne 8 fish - 2.410kg

2. Mick McCormack 7 fish - 2.01kg

3. Joe Gilroy 6 fish - 1.94kg

4. Paul Delaney

5. Seamus O'Loughlin

6. Ronan O'Reilly

7. Paddy Ward

8. Robbie Crichton

9. Robert Flatherty

10. Paul Cantillon

Substitutes

1. Ciaran Newman

2. Tony Walsh

3. John Flanagan

4. Daragh Coakley

5. Andrew Rea

6. Garry Stewart

Deacy Cup Heaviest fish

Peter Green

McBride Cup For Ladies Top Rod

Orla Walsh.

A FEW WORDS FROM OUR CHAMPION

I would like to start by thanking the Irish Trout Fly Fishing Association and Garrison Anglers for hosting a very well organised competition on Lough Melvin. I would like to thank my boat partner Paul Cantillon and boatman Gerry O'Brien for such a great day on the lake. We had a great day's fishing and caught fish straight away at School House. The afternoon was tough when the sun appeared, but the fishing got good again towards the evening. We were fishing intermediate lines and caught fish on all of our flies.

I am delighted to have won the National and will be deeply proud to fish for Ireland again next year. Winning gold on Lough Mask last year was one of the highlights of my life. I would like to apologize for not being there to receive the trophy,but it will be well looked after!

I would like to congratulate Paul Cantillon for making the Irish Team and all the other qualifiers.

I look forward to fishing for Ireland in 2020.

Stephen Browne

ITFFA FUNDRAISER 13TH JULY 2019

ITFFA CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP FUNDRAISER 13TH JULY LOUGH LENE COLLINSTOWN.
sponsored by Southside Angling

Competition will be ran from 11am to 5pm.
4 Anglers on a team from the same Club. All competitors must be 18 or over. Each team to provide 2 boats and engines.
fee is 140 euro per team, made payable to ITFFA. All entries to myself by pm on here or at ddenissgoulding@yahoo.co.uk.
There will also be a raffle for prizes on the day, on that note if anyone would like to donate any prizes for the raffle we would be very grateful.
Closing date for entries the 4th of july.
Thank you all for your continuing support.

Regards Denis

NATIOnAL BOAT DRAW GARRISON LOUGH MELVIN 2019

National Boat draw Lough Melvin Garrison 2019
Boat

1 Fabien Tronche (Owenabue)
Eoin Dunne (Dublin Trout)
JAMES DOHERTY
2 Arden Pollock (Agivey)
Colin Cahill (Lough Bane)
TOMMY GILLEN
3 Gordon Law (Fermanagh)
Brendan Murray (Lough Owel)
FREDDY BOYD
4 Garry Stewart (Coleraine)
Ciaran Newman (Derravaragh)
OLLY DONNELLY
5 Darren Maguire (Garrison)
Martin McGorian (Silverstream)
KEN CRAWFORD
6 Gary Smith (Black Pennell’s)
Paddy Ward (Derravaragh)
BILLY GILMORE
7 Kenny Balfour (Black Pennell’s)
Tommy Winters (Kilbride)
JACKIE MAHON
8 Richard Willis (Mallow)
Robert Reilly (Loughrea)
FREDDIE STEELE
9 Tom Sweeney (Killarney S&T)
Padraig Fahy (Moycullen)
TERRY McGOVERN JNR
10 Dave Mears (Macroom
Gary Binley (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
NED SHANNON
11 Paul Cantillon (Riverstown)
Stephen Browne (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
GERRY O’BRIEN
12 Seamus O’Loughlin (Ennis)
Aidan Heffernan (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
FRANCIS MAGUIRE
13 Don O’Leary (Macroom)
Mark Deavin (Kinlough)
EDDIE RIELLY
14 Padraic Traynor (Conn/Cullin)
Noel Shiels (Silverstream)
DERMOT BREWSTER
15 Basil Shields (Galway/Corrib)
Tony McGrattan (Dublin Trout)
SEAN RASDALE
16 John Burke (Conn/Cullin)
Andrew Duncan (Lough Owel)
GERRY TIMONEY
17 Patrick Kelly (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Liam Cox (North Kildare)
RICKY CONNOR
18 Francis McSharry (Rossinver)
Dermot Leonard (Trim)
MARTIN OSHEA
19 Peter Green (Rossinver)
Tommy Keoghan (Trim)
IVAN McVIEGH
20 Joe Gilroy (Garrison)
Kenny Kiernan (Lough Owel)
MARK CLELLAND
21 Stanley McCart (Agivey)
Eddie Shanagher (Shannon)
BERNIE KILLKENNY
22 Michael Brown (Fire & Rescue)
Con Malone (Macroom)
SEAN MAGUIRE
23 Gearoid McSeain ( LSTPA)
Steve Campbell (Killarney S&T)
RAYMOND McCLELLAND
24 Stephen Clarke (Banbridge)
Frank Long (Owenabue)
RORY McCAFFERY
25 Nigel Greene (LSTPA)
Stephen Hanley (Owenabue)
LONAN CURRAN
26 Joe Ferguson (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Ronan O’Reilly (Fire&Rescue)
BARNEY DONNELLY
27 Shane Gainley (Conn/Cullin)
John O’Neill (Dublin Trout)
MICHAEL GALLAGHER
28 Padraig Kelly Snr. (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Tim Crother’s (LSTPA)
MICHAEL NEIL GALLAGHER
29 Johnny Toner (Kinlough)
Frank Kelly (LSTPA)
OWEN GALLAGHER
30 Mike Keady (Galway/Corrib)
Keith Cole (Banbridge)
PAUL HAMILTION
31 Andrew Boyd (Ballindiff)
Niall Cromie (Garrison)
JOHN GALLAGHER
32 Peter Byrne (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Willie Craig (Straid)
MATT BROWN
33 Eugene McCarthy (Macroom)
Alan Delaney (Wicklow)
JOE MASTERSON
34 Patrick O’Loughlin (Ennis)
Declan McKibben (Dublin Trout)
JOHN SMITH
35 Darragh Coakley (Mallow Trout)
Mick McCormack (Lough Owel)
JIM CONNELLY
36 John Quilligan (Owenabue)
Hubert Smith (Dundalk)
FERGAL GALLAGHER
37 Kieran Casey (Upper Blackwater)
Keith Fleming (Derravaragh)
JIM HOY
38 Michael Mellamphy (Riverstown)
Bob Hempkin’s (Derravaragh)
IAN GRIMSLEY
39 Eugene Nolan (Tuam)
Declan Conlon (Garda)
ALAN LUTTON
40 John Trench (Moycullen)
Paul Delaney (Dublin Trout)
PADDY CORRIGAN
41 John Flanagan (Loughrea)
James O’Neill (Trim)
IRVINE MARSHALL
42 Colm McAndrew (Conn/Cullin)
Patsy Tracey (LSTPA)
COLIN HARTE
43 Karl Murrin (Lough Arrow)
Gary Crother’s (Garrison)
THOMAS O’DONOVAN
44 Gerry Dixon (Oughterard)
Woodrow Acheson (Garrison)
JOHN VIETCH
45 Dave Mullane (Loughrea)
Denis Barrett (Riverstown)
SEAMUS O’DARE
46 Orla Walsh (Conn/Cullin)
Eamonn Ross (LSTPA)
LUKE O’CONNELL
47 Peter Roche (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Robbie Crichton (Owenabue)
KEVIN BRADLEY
48 Robert Flaherty (Loughrea)
Dominic Kerrigan (Garrison)
PETER DIVER
49 John Maguire (Kilbride)
Tony Murphy (Owenabue
EAMON GREENE
50 Tony Walsh (Wicklow)
Andrew Rea (Banbridge)
GARY McDERMOT
51 Kieran Evans (Derravaragh)
Jimmy Fleming (Killarney S&T)
BILLY GRAHAM
52 Greg White (Straid)
Sean Bowen (Upper Blackwater)
FRANCIE WHITE
53 Chris McLean (Roe)
Brendan Donavan (Riverstown)
JAMES DEERY
54 Darryl Grimason (Garrison)
Fran Nugent (Dublin Trout)
DAVY STINSON
55 Terry McGovern (Garrison)
Vincent Downes (Mallow Trout)
JOHNNY RAY
56 Brendan Shallow (Garrison)
Johnathan O’Keefe (Dublin Trout)
ADRIAN TIVNAN
57 Stevie Ellis (Bangor)
John Buckley (Lough Lein)
NIALL WARD
58 Johnny Flaherty (Culfin
Diarmuid Linehan (Owenabue)
JOE DEERY
59 Sean Crean (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Niall O’Neill (Owenabue)
RONNIE LAW
60 Jimmy Manning (Riverstown)
Aiden Langan (Garrison)
IVOR MOFFETT
61 Patrick McCarthy (Dunmanway)
James Doyle (Dublin Trout)
MARTIN FERGUSON
62 Ben Browne (Wicklow)
Michael O’Driscoll (Owenabue)
OLIVER DILLON
63 Gerard Linehan (Riverstown)
Michael Callaghan (LSTPA)
JOHN DEERY
64 Brendan Spillane (Riverstown)
Michael Monaghan ( Conn/Cullin)

Gareth Foley.

 

NATIONAL LAKE RULES LOUGH MELVIN

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

NATIONAL LAKE RULES

There will be  a two fish kill 11 inches, ( Sonaghan Only) then all species over 11 inches count,( Gillaroo, Brown Trout). These are marked on the scorecard only after You have caught and killed two Sonaghan and will be awarded 300 grams.If you have any other questions please do not hesitate to contact me 

 

Regards Denis 

brian wins river national 2019

2019 Rivers National.

 

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Report from Michael Callaghan

Congratulations to Brian Larkin (Nt. Kildare) on winning the 2019 ITFFA Rivers National in Mallow last Saturday. Brian did exceptionally well winning all 4 sessions thus winning with 4 placings – a great performance on the day. Brian narrowly pipped local angler John Willis who finished with 5 Placings. Hubert Smith (Dundalk) was third, John Ruby (Mallow) was 4th and Joe. Winder (Nt Kildare) was in 5th place. For the second year running Andrew Sloan (Dromore) was in 6th place.

Trophies were presented to the winners by ITFFA President Ger Lenihan at a very enjoyable function in the Bridge House.

At the presentation, Michael Callaghan thanked all the controllers who did such a great job on the day. He also thanked the local club members who worked so well in organising the competition, especially Munster Chairman Vincent Downes, Richard, Maurice and John Willis, John Ruby and anyone else who helped in any way.

The Irish team for the 2020 International will be finalised after this years International which will be fished on the Agivey on July 5th

nATIONal BOAT  DRAW 2019 LOUGH MELVIN

 

National Boat draw 2019 Lough Melvin

1 Fabien Tronche (Owenabue)
Eoin Dunne (Dublin Trout)
2 Arden Pollock (Agivey)
Colin Cahill (Lough Bane)
3 Gordon Law (Fermanagh)
Brendan Murray (Lough Owel)
4 Garry Stewart (Coleraine)
Ciaran Newman (Derravaragh)
5 Darren Maguire (Garrison)
Martin McGorian (Silverstream)
6 Gary Smith (Bangor)
Paddy Ward (Derravaragh)
7 Kenny Balfour (Black Pennell’s)
Tommy Winters (Kilbride)
8 Richard Willis (Mallow)
Robert Reilly (Loughrea)
9 Tom Sweeney (Killarney S&T)
Padraig Fahy (Moycullen)
10 Dave Mears (Macroom
Gary Binley (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
11 Paul Cantillon (Riverstown)
Stephen Browne (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
12 Seamus O’Loughlin (Ennis)
Aidan Heffernan (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
13 Don O’Leary (Macroom)
Mark Deavin (Kinlough)
14 Padraic Traynor (Conn/Cullin)
Noel Shiels (Silverstream)
15 Basil Shields (Galway/Corrib)
Tony McGrattan (Dublin Trout)
16 John Burke (Conn/Cullin)
Andrew Duncan (Lough Owel)
17 Patrick Kelly (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Liam Cox (North Kildare)
18 Francis McSharry (Rossinver)
Dermot Leonard (Trim)
19 Peter Green (Rossinver)
Tommy Keoghan (Trim)
20 Joe Gilroy (Garrison)
Kenny Kiernan (Lough Owel)
21 Stanley McCart (Agivey)
Eddie Shanagher (Shannon)
22 Michael Brown (Fire & Rescue)
Con Malone (Macroom)
23 Gearoid McSeain ( LSTPA)
Steve Campbell (Killarney S&T)
24 Stephen Clarke (Banbridge)
Frank Long (Owenabue)
25 Nigel Greene (LSTPA)
Stephen Hanley (Owenabue)
26 Joe Ferguson (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Ronan O’Reilly (Fire&Rescue)
27 Shane Gainley (Conn/Cullin)
John O’Neill (Dublin Trout)
28 Padraig Kelly Snr. (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Tim Crother’s (LSTPA)
29 Johnny Toner (Kinlough)
Frank Kelly (LSTPA)
30 Mike Keady (Galway/Corrib)
Stephen Allison (Garrison)
31 Andrew Boyd (Ballindiff)
Niall Cromie (Garrison)
32 Peter Byrne (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Willie Craig (Straid)
33 Eugene McCarthy (Macroom)
Alan Delaney (Wicklow)
34 Patrick O’Loughlin (Ennis)
Declan McKibben (Dublin Trout)
35 Darragh Coakley (Mallow Trout)
Mick McCormack (Lough Owel)
36 John Quilligan (Owenabue)
Hubert Smith (Dundalk)
37 Kieran Casey (Upper Blackwater)
Keith Fleming (Derravaragh)
38 Michael Mellamphy (Riverstown)
Bob Hempkin’s (Derravaragh)
39 Eugene Nolan (Tuam)
Declan Conlon (Garda)
40 John Trench (Moycullen)
Paul Delaney (Dublin Trout)
41 John Flanagan (Loughrea)
James O’Neill (Trim)
42 Colm McAndrew (Conn/Cullin)
Patsy Tracey (LSTPA)
43 Karl Murrin (Lough Arrow)
Gary Crother’s (Garrison)
44 Gerry Dixon (Oughterard)
Woodrow Acheson (Garrison)
45 Dave Mullane (Loughrea)
Denis Barrett (Riverstown)
46 Orla Walsh (Conn/Cullin)
Eamonn Ross (LSTPA)
47 Peter Roche (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Robbie Crichton (Owenabue)
48 Robert Flaherty (Loughrea)
Dominic Kerrigan (Garrison)
49 John Maguire (Kilbride)
Tony Murphy (Owenabue)

50 Tony Walsh (Wicklow)
Andrew Rea (Banbridge)
51 Kieran Evans (Derravaragh)
Jimmy Fleming (Killarney S&T)
52 Greg White (Straid)
Sean Bowen (Upper Blackwater)
53 Chris McLean (Roe)
Brendan Donavan (Riverstown)
54 Darryl Grimason (Garrison)
Fran Nugent (Dublin Trout)
55 Terry McGovern (Garrison)
Vincent Downes (Mallow Trout)
56 Brendan Shallow (Garrison)
Johnathan O’Keefe (Dublin Trout)
57 Stevie Ellis (Bangor)
John Buckley (Lough Lein)
58 Johnny Flaherty (Culfin)
Diarmuid Linehan (Owenabue)
59 Sean Crean (Ballina/Cloghan’s)
Niall O’Neill (Owenabue)
60 Jimmy Manning (Riverstown)
Aiden Langan (Garrison)
61 Patrick McCarthy (Dunmanway)
James Doyle (Dublin Trout)
62 Ben Browne (Wicklow)
Michael O’Driscoll (Owenabue)
63 Gerard Linehan (Riverstown)
Michael Callaghan (LSTPA)
64 Brendan Spillane (Riverstown)
Michael Monaghan (Conn/Cullin)

YOUTH QUALIFIER AND TEAM 2019

ANNOUNCEMENT
FROM NOEL FARRAH...
Youths 2nd heat fished Sat 11th May.
Fished L Lene.  WINNING  BAG WAS 7 FISH FOR 322cm.

Heat winners

1st CONNOR DUNNE
2nd CHRIS FEHILLY
3rd RORY GOVAN.

Overall winners
1St  CONNOR DUNNE
2nd CHRIS FEHILLY
3rd DAVID KING.

2019 TEAM to fish Lake of Menteith 31st July.
Robert Hackett  Capt.
CONNOR DUNNE V.Capt.
David King
Chris FEHILLY
Jim Kelly
CONNOR Mooney
Sean Ronayne
John Farrington
Garoid Flaherty
Ethan Mc Ginn
Joshua Mc Ginn
Nathan Cravan
Thomas Grew
Rory Govan
Joey Long  Sub.

 

 

Maurice Willis wins the Munster Lake Qualifier 2019

Congratulations to Maurice Willis on winning the Munsters Lake Qualifiers. Maurice is the most senior Angler ever to win the National which he did in style. Congratulations to all the qualifiers and to thioe who took part. Stephen 0 Reilly won the trophy for the heaviest fish

 

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SPRING TEAM 2019

Spring team photos

Many thanks to our sponsor Dave McBride  of Southside Angling, please visit Dave for all your fishing needs

 

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Congratulations to the Irish Team that fished Grafham water  in flat calm conditions.

1st England 109 fish
2nd Scotland 84 fish
3rd Wales 78 fish
4th Ireland 70 fish

Full results to follow

It was a great team effort well done one and all. Top Irish rod was Nigel Green with 17 fish. Nigel missed out on the Brown Bowl by just a few ounces . His Boat partner Alan Branwell had also 17 but had a bigger weight.

 

 
A few words from Aidan Rush the Captain of the spring team...
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We are just back from Grafham Water with the Irish Spring International Team.
Our aims were to travel as a team, effectively compete with the other teams, and arrive home as a team. In my opinion we achieved our aims and every man gave their all.
Congratulations to Nigel Greene, top Irish rod, who came very close to winning the Brown Bowl, on his first cap. We had 3 Irish anglers in the top 10, Nigel, Darren Maguire, and Tony Walsh, who retain their places, and will represent Ireland again next year.
A special mention to the youngest member of the team, Andrew Rea, who made a very successful progression from the Irish Youth Team. Also, to Shay Cash and Chris Mc Clean the more mature members of our team who fished hard all week and did everything asked of them.
The weather throughout practice was changeable and at times very cold for the time of year, however the fishing was good, and the Rangers on Grafham Water could not have been more helpful. In practice our team identified the fish holding areas and the methods for catching. Unfortunately, only 1 area, Pig Bay, really turned on and the anglers that were there returned big catches on their score cards.
Thank you to my boat partner, Gerallt Hughes, and our boat man, Dai Gingell, for a very enjoyable day.
It was a privilege to be asked to captain this team and thank you to all my teammates for their support and their contribution to the team in preparing for the International, practice, and match day. The best of luck to you all in the future.
I also wish to thank the following. Michael Monaghan our team manager - nothing was too much bother; Michael left no stone unturned in preparing the team and made the whole experience enjoyable and rewarding. Michael Callaghan ITFFA treasurer, who accompanied us on our trip, and Sean our bus driver. Albert Berry Ulster ITFFA. Dave McBride Southside Angling, for their sponsorship of our fleeces/caps. Peter Veniard for sponsoring fly-tying materials. Denis Goulding for his invaluable advice and support. Bill Mc Ilroy, Mick O Farrell, Dave Egan, Kevin Porteous, Tony Deighton, Larry Gibb, Stephen Collins, Stevie Rea, Lough Rowan Anglers - for the use of their Lake on our practice day.
Thank you to all the people for their good wishes including Kenneth and Eamon. Lastly but not leastly I wish to thank my wife Philomena, and my family, for all their support. Who mentioned a new kitchen? �� ��
I apologise if I have omitted anyone, I'll have to blame sleep deprivation.

Looking forward to the BBQ on Sheelin with John Mulvany at the end of the month.
The best of luck to the Irish International Team, and their captain Martin Mc Gorian, fishing the Autumn International in Scotland on the Lake of Menteith in September.

 

 

International boat draw may 2019

Best of luck to Captain Aidan Rush , Manager Michael Monaghan  and the rest of the I.T.F.F.A. Senior Team as they prepare for their last day of practice today on Grafham Water. By all accounts things are going well and on behalf of the committee I want to wish each and every member of the team tight lines on Friday the 10th of May......

COME ON IRELAND....


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ULSTER RIVERS QUALIFIER

Report from Dromore & District Angling Club on the Ulster Rivers Qualifier


1st Brian Russell, 

2nd Andrew Sloan,

3rd Mark Sloan, 

4th Stuart McMurran, 

5th Arden Pollock and 6th,
 

Trevor Jones as a reserve. 

 7th Mark Duncan, 

8th Wilson Clinghan
 
9th Gerry McCarthy,and Matthew Russel

spring team 2019


 
 On behalf of the I.T.F.F.A II would like to take this opportunity to wish Captai aIDAN Rush Manager Michael Monaghan and the rest of the I.T.F.F.A. senior team all the best as they travel to Grafham Water in England to the fish the Home International. Aidan has many, many caps for Ulster and is no stranger to the match scene, upon appointed Captain of the spring team last year he started preparations right away for the match. Aidan has done as much as a person can do to prepare his team for the match. The amount of work he has done is astounding. I don't think any team has been as well prepared. I worked with Aidan on the Youth Team for about 8 years and we have become very good friends, so i can tell you when Aiden gets something between his teeth he doesn't let go. The Spring team is very lucky to have him as captain.
The team should now be on the way to the water or have arrived at their destination. I know the bus picked up the Manager at an unearthly time in Mayo this morning. Again I would like to wish the team all the best of luck on Friday, Match Day. But I would also like to wish all the team especially the new caps a safe and enjoyable trip. You have done all the hard work, you have all earned your blazers, now relax and enjoy the moment, we are very proud of each and every one of you.
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2019 Rivers national arrangements

 

Announcement 

2019 Rivers National Arrangements.
Dear
Congratulations on having qualified for the 2019 Rivers National. The following are the arrangements.
Date of Match: Saturday May 25th. 2019.
Venue: Munster Blackwater, Mallow
Meeting Point:   Bridge House, Mallow.
Time:   8.30am to Register and Meet controllers and briefing.
Session 1 10.00am -11.30am.
Session 2 11.30 – 1.00pm
Lunch  1.00pm – 2.00pm (Meet for lunch break at Bridge House and hand in morning cards, get afternoon cards. Bring packed lunch.)
Session 3  2.30pm – 4.00pm
Session 4  4.00pm  - 5.30pm.
Anglers and controllers go The Bridge House after session 4 for Meal and Presentation of Trophies.
Draw for Beats/Controllers will take place in The Bridge House on Friday 24th at 8.00pm. Anglers welcome to attend if in the area.

If you have any further queries please contact me at 086 8845750 or at
mcallaghan1@hotmail.com

Entry Fee €50. 

If for any reason you are unable to take your place please arrange to have the reserve from your province fish. The reserve must have fished the Qualifier. If necessary, the available place will be offered to an angler from the host province as is the rule.

Michael Callaghan.
(ITFFA Rivers Co-ordinator). 02/05/2019

N.B. Permits for practice days can be purchased at The Bridge Bar, Mallow.

Rivers National 2019
Qualifiers.

Marius Lincevicius
Ciaran O’Reilly
Eugene Nolan
Jano Knazko
Dave Porter

Eamonn Conway
Brian Larkin
Joe Winder
Donal Monaghan
Tony Doherty

Tom O’Connor
John Ruby
John Willis
Kieran Butler
Albert Adcock

Stuart McMurran
Arden Pollock
Brian Russell
Andrew Sloan

Mark Sloan.

 

This competition is fished to IFFA International Match Rules. These can be downloaded/read on their web site www.iffa.net 


Best of luck to one and all

MICK Mc Cormack wins leinster lake

 Mick wins the Corcoran Cup on Lough Owel

Congratulations to Mick Mccormack on wnning the Corcran Cup on Lough Owel yeaterday. Mick also won the Cup for the heaviest trout with a fish of just under 4lbs.D.J. Byrnes was second and James Fegan was third.
A full list of the 18 Qualifiers will be published once all results/scorecards have been ratified.
Many thanks to the Lough owel Club for allowing us to fish their water and for organising the competition in conjunction with the Leinster committee. Also thanks to the IFI for allowing the use the club house. A huge word of thanks to Leinster Chairman Noel Shiels and to Stanley McKeon for all their hard work leading up to the event, finally thanks to Brendan Murray for organising the food.

There was a huge hatch of olives on the day better than I have ever seen on the lake. With fish rising everywhere from 1.30pm on. Switching between , wets , drys and nymphs seemed to be the way to go for most.

A great day was had by all and best of luck to all the qualifiers on Lough Lene Killarney in September. The captain will also be announced shortly

A special thank you to all who attended on the day.

 

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MUNSTER LAKE QUALIFIER DRAW

Announcement 
Munster Lake Draw

DRAW MUNSTER LAKE 2019
1. Liam Martin Castlelyons  John Geany Lombardstown
2. Tony O Sullivan Castlelyons  Michael Fogarty  Kanturk
3. Brendan Spillane Riverstown  Christy Scanlon Ennis
4. Paul Cantillon Riverstown  Trevor O'Mahony  Macroom
5. Gerard Linehan Riverstown  Pat Lehane  Macroom
6. John Harte Riverstown  Paddy Daly  Owenabue
7. Pat Winning Riverstown  Tom Healy  Owenabue
8. Eugene McCarthy Macroom  Kevin Rowe  Cahir
9. Don O'Leary Macroom  Paul Hanley  Riverstown
10. Denis Cronin Macroom  Vincent Downes  Mallow Trout
11. Seamus O Loughlin Ennis Albert Adcock Cashel Golden
12. Tommy O Loughlin Ennis  Pat Healy  Lombardstown
13. Jerry Kenny Ennis  Con Malone  Macroom
14. Daniel Murphy Macroom  Darren Hornibrook  Owenabue
15. Stephen Galvin Owenabue Eamon Wilson Casteltownroche
16. John Quilligan Owenabue  Kevin Healy  Mallow Trout
17. Jim Sheehan Owenabue  Kevin O'Leary  Macroom
18. Michael O Driscoll Owenabue  John Fott  Mallow Trout
19. Christy Nolan Owenabue  Graham Landy  Doneraile/Shanballymor
20. Fabien Tronche Owenabue  Tom Whelan  Mallow Trout
21. Joe Barry Owenabue  Willie O'Reilly  Cashel Golden
22. Will Finn Owenabue  Patsy Cotter  Upper Blackwater
23. Barry Healy Owenabue  Patrick McCarthy  Riverstown
24. Dudley Murphy Owenabue  John B. Murphy  Kenmare
25. Pat Hoare Owenabue  Darren Duffy  Fermoy
26. Tony Murphy Owenabue  Mike Murphy  Shannon
27. Dermot Linehan Owenabue  Gary Fleming  Killarney S&T
28. Derek Roche Owenabue  Brian Bates  Kenmare
29. John Behan Owenabue  Jimmy Manning  Riverstown
30. Niall O Neill Owenabue  Hazel O'Gorman  Ennis
31. Tom Murphy Owenabue  Willie Farrell  Cahir
32. Robbie Crichton Owenabue  Gearoid Kirwin  Shannon
33. Donal Forrest Owenabue  John Downing  Kenmare
34. Liam Buckley Killarney S&T  Seamus Butler  Rathcormac
35. Mick Linehan Killarney S&T  Damien O'Flynn  Kenmare
36. Steve Campbell Killarney S&T  Michael Guirey  Cahir
37. Jimmy Flemming Killarney S&T  Paudie Fahy  Rathcormac
38. Tom Sweeney Killarney S&T  Maurice Willis  Mallow Game
39. Billy O Dea Killarney S&T  John Lyons  Kanturk
40. Gerry Buckley Killarney S&T  Stephen Hanley  Owenabue
41. Dave Mears Killarney S&T  Denis McCarthy  Owenabue
42. John Buckley Lough Lein  Stephen O'Reilly  Owenabue
43. Joe Butler Shanballymore Doneraile Paul McCarthy Rathcormac
44. Danny Walsh Lombardstown  Johnny Moroney  Shannon
45. John Healy Lombardstown  Paul Burke  Cahir
46. Eddie Shanagher Shannon  Denis Barrett  Riverstown
47. Derek Mulcahy Kenmare  Patrick Galvin  Riverstown
48. Richard Willis Mallow Game  Michael Mellamphy  Riverstown
49. John O Connell Mallow Game  Paul Mellamphy  Riverstown
50. John Ruby Mallow Game  David O'Donovan  Castletownroche
51. Frank Long Owenabue  Declan Lynch  Upper Blackwater
52. Colin Murray Owenabue  Richie Rowe  Cahir
53. Kieran Casey Upper Blackwater  Dave Donnelly  Owenabue
54. Sean Bowen Upper Blackwater Tom Healy  Lombardstown
55. Michael Twohig Kanturk Mark Houlihan  Owenabue
56. Michael Drinan Rathcormac Ann McWilliams  Kanturk
57. Kieran Fitzgerald Mallow Trout  Cian Roche  Owenabue
58.  P.J. O'Connell              Mallow Trout   Pat O'Donovan      Castletownroche
59.  John Barrett                Mallow Trout    Fergal Fitzgerald      Fermoy
60.  Declan O'Sullivan       Kanturk         Noel O'Donogue            Ennis
61.  Tom Ankatell              Kanturk Patrick O'Loughlin           Ennis
62.  Jerry Cronin                Kanturk    Tom Beecher              Castletownroche
63.  Tony Forde                  Kanturk         Tony O'Donoghue         Ennis
64.  Michael Kelleher        Kanturk          Darragh Coakley         Mallow Trout

Larry gibb wins ulster lake

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ANNOUNCEMENT

ULSTER LAKE CHAMPIONSHIP 13TH APRIL 2019

Report from Woodrow

The Ulster Lakes was fished on Lough Sheelin on 13 April. The weather was bitter cold with a strong south east wind all day.

Fishing was catch and release. Out of 62

anglers fishing,19 caught and released 23 fish varying in length from 39cms to 58cms.

The  Ulster Champion was Larry Gibb with 2 fish measuring 98cms. The longest fish was caught by Ronnie Law and measured 58cms.

Ronnie Law receives the Henry Cup for the largest fish from chairman Terry Mcgovern.

Larry Gibb is presented with the Perpetual Challenge Cup as Ulster Champion 2019 from chairman Terry Mcgovern.

The Black Pennells receive their trophies from chairman Terry Mcgovern as best team.



ULSTER TEAM 2019


1.LARRY GIBB - HOLYWOOD F.F.

2.ALAN LUTTON - G.I.M.A.A

3.ARDEN POLLACK – AGIVEY

4.MICHAEL McLAUGHIN – BLACK PENNELS

5.RONNIE LAW – FERMANAGH AA

6.JOHN DIXON – COLERAINE

7.NIGEL GREENE – LSTPA

8.GARETH FOLEY – G.L.M.A.A.

9.GARY SMITH – BLACK PENNELS

10.STEPHEN CLARKE – BANBRIDGE

11.THOMAS LYNCH – L.S.T.P.A.

12.EAMONN ROSS – L.S.T.P.A.

13.FRANK KELLY – L.S.T.P.A.

14.GERRY McSEAIN – L.S.T.P.A.

15.GERRY O’BRIEN – DERRYGONNELLY

16.JOE GILROY – G.L.M.A.A

17.ROBERT RUSSEL – L.S.T.P.A

18.PATRICK CARSON – FERMANAGH AA

19.PAUL DOUGLAS - BLACK PENNELS

Eamonn wins Leinster river 

 

Eamonn Conway wins the Leinster rivers for the second time


The Leinster Rivers ITFFA was ran on the River Fane on Easter Sunday
The Results of the competition are as follows.
1st Eamonn Conway
2nd Brian Larkin
3rd Joe Winder
4th Donal Monahan
5th Tony Doherty
Well done to all who qualified, they now go forward as team Leinster to fish the National River on the Blackwater in Cork.

Many thanks to Tony Doherty and his team for running a great competition, also to Dundalk & District trout and Salmon anglers for hosting the competition

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ANNOUNCEMENT- LEINSTER L.OWEL

 

ANOUNCEMENT

Leinster Qualifier - Corcoran Cup - Lough Owel Sunday the 28th April..

All Competitors to be signed in before 9.30am- No entries will be taken after 9.30am
Competition 10am - 6pm- Please bring your measure with you.. Hot food will be supplied at the weigh in.
There is a storm coming in on Friday night- If there is a small craft warning for Sunday the competition will be called off.


Boat Draw

1.Gerry Heaslip - DTAA
   Phil Berns- WICKLOW

2.John O;Neil - DTAA
   Andrew Mitchel - Dereverragh

3.Eoin Dunne- DTAA
   Tommy Winters- Kilbride

4.Cathal Mc Donnell- DTAA
   John Kellegher - Dundalk

5.Tom Hipwell- DTAA
   Shane Callen -Dundalk

6.Kevin Dunne - Clane
   Declan McKibbin - DTAA

7.Tony Walsh - Wicklow
   Gary Coakley - DTAA

8.James Fegan - Wicklow
   Pat Noonan - Lough Owel

9.Ronan Meghan - Wicklow
   Fran Nugent - DTAA

10.Alan Delaney - Wicklow
     Tommy Keoghan - Trim

11.Stuart Mc Grane - Wicklow
     Dave Canning - DTAA

12.Martin Browne Balbriggan
     Julie Gerry - L. Lene

13.Colin Cahill - Lough Bane- QUALIFIED
    Denis Goulding - Kilbride - QUALIFIED

14.Marc O'Regan - Trim
    Paul Delaney - DTAA

15.Dermot Leonard - Trim
     Eugene Fagan - Silverstream

16. Keith Flemming - Dereverragh
      John Mulvanney - L. Bane

17.Kieran Evans - Dereverragh
     Tony McGratten - DTAA

18.Paddy Ward - Dereverragh
     Willy Scully - DTAA

19.Brendan Murray - Lough Owel
     Ben Browne - Wicklow

20.John Plunkett - Lough Owel
     Brian Brennan - L.Lene

21.Ken McCarthy - L. Owel
    Deigo Lucciardi - Wicklow

22.Mick Mc Cormack - L.Owel
     Tony Daly - Wicklow

23. John Maguire- Kilbride
      Sean Dempsey - Coosan
     

24.Dj Byrne - Lough Lene
    Brian Mc Donagh - Wicklow

25.John Brennan - L.Lene
     Murtagh Duffy - Dereverragh

26.Donal Monaghan- North Kildare
    Noel Fararr - Silverstream

27.Shay Cash - North Kildare - QUALIFIED
     Peter McCarten - Kilbride

28.Oliver McCormack - Broadmeadows
     Bob Hermpkins - Dereverragh

29.Kenny Kiernan - Silverstream
     Johnathan O'Keefe - DTAA

30.Martin McGorian - Silverstream
     Mick Francis - Ballymore

31.Hubert Smith - Dundalk
     Pat Sweeney - Broadmeadows

32. Noel Shiels - Silverstream

ANNOUNCEMENT- ULSTER RIVERS

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

 

Dromore angling club Is hosting the Ulster rivers this Saturday 27TH  April .

Registration is at Dromore Leisure centre between 8.30-9.00.

Can I please remind anglers that they must have a controller.

If anyone needs any info contact club secretary Michael Shanks :07830003923

If anyone needs any info contact club secretary Michael Shanks :07830003923

Dromore angling club Is hosting the Ulster rivers this Saturday . Registration is at Dromore Leisure centre between 8.30-9.00. Can I please remind anglers that they must have a controller.
If anyone needs any info contact club secretary Michael Shanks :07830003923

MUNSTER RIVER QUALIFIER


The munster team to fish the national river is as follows
Well done to all involved
 
 
Tom O Connoutr Upper Blackwater
John Ruby Mallow Trout
John Willis  Mallow Trout
Kieran Butler Cahir
Albert Adcock

Sunday April 28th Leinster Championship Lough Owel Mullingar.

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

Sunday April 28th Leinster Championship Lough Owel Mullingar.

All club secretary's have been informed and entry's are being taken for this event. The competition will be held from 10 am to 6pm. All competitors must be signed in by 9.30am on the morning of the competition. Entry fee is 35 euro. There will be refreshments provided at the weigh in.  No Entrys will be taken after the 20th of April.  Please contact your club secretary for further details.

Thank You

Regards
Denis

...........................….CONNAUGHT ITFFA RIVER CHAMPIONSHIP...………………………..

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

CONNAUGHT ITFFA River Championship will be held on Sunday 28th April in Tuam along with Connaught TAFI River. Please contact your club secretary for further details.

Thank you

LEINSTER RIVER QUALIFIERS 2019

ANNOUNCEMENT

1st LEINSTER RIVER QUALIFIER 21ST APRIL RIVER FANE
2ND LEINSTER RIVER QUALIFIER 21ST JULY RIVER DODDER

Please forward your name to your club secretary to enter these competitions. If you wish to practice prior to these events, you will need either a day ticket or club membership..

Regards
Denis

ITFFA 2019 COMPETITION FIXTURE LIST.

2019 COMPETITION FIXTURE LIST.

The very best of luck to all members during 2019. I look forward to seeing you all on the water.
Sat April 13th Ulster Championship Lough Sheelin..

Sat 27th April Ulster River Championship.  River Lagan. Dromore Anglers

Sun April 28th Leinster Championship  Lough Owel, Mullingar

Fri May 10th Spring International  Grafham Water England

Sun May 12th  Munster Championship Lough Lein, Killarney

Sat 25th May Rivers National  Munster Blackwater

Sat June 8th  Lake  National Lough Melvin, Garrison

  Connaught Championship - TBD

Fri. July 5th   Rivers International    River Agivey Ireland.

Sat July 13th  ITFFA Fundraiser  Lough Lene, Collinstown

Wed July 31st  Youths International Lake of Menteth Scotland.

Sat. Sept 7th   Interprovincial  Lough Lein Killarney

Fri. Sept 20th  Autumn International Lake of Menteith Scotland...

More dates to follow. when decicded

Munster, Connaught and Leinster River Qualifier-TBD
Youth Qualifier- TBD


 


2019 COMPETITION FIXTURE LIST.

The very best of luck to all members during 2019. I look forward to seeing you all on the water.
Sat April 13th Ulster Championship Lough Sheelin..

Sun April 28th Leinster Championship  Lough Owel, Mullingar

Fri May 10th Spring International  Grafham Water England

Sun May 12th  Munster Championship Lough Lein, Killarney
                 
Sat June 2nd     Rivers National  -TBD

Sat June 8th  Lake  National Lough Melvin, Garrison

  Connaught Championship - TBD

Fri. July 5th   Rivers International    River Agivey Ireland.

Sat July 13th  ITFFA Fundraiser  Lough Lene, Collinstown

Wed July 31st  Youths International Lake of Menteth Scotland.

Sat. Sept 7th   Interprovincial  Lough Lein Killarney

Fri. Sept 20th  Autumn International Lake of Menteith Scotland...



More dates to follow. when decicded

Munster, Connaught, Leinster and Ulster River Qualifier
Youth Qualifier

I.T.F.F.A. AGM 2019

ITFFA AGM FEB 2019

Some photos from the AGM

We had a few changes to the executive committee and I would just like to thank a few people.

Stanley McKeon stepped down as Treasurer after many years in this position. Stan has worked tirelessly over his time in office and the ITFFA thanked him and presented him with a momento for all the work he has done over the years.
Michael Callaghan was elected treasurer and we wish Michael all the best in his new position.

Gerard Linehan was presented with the Presidents chain of office by outgong President John Decey. The floor thanked John for all his work over the last year and from first hand knowledge I can tell you he was a true ambassador for the ITFFA during his time in office.

Brendan Spillane was elected Chairman and we wish him all the best for his term in office. Michael Monaghan thanked Seamus Kelly the outgoing chairman for all his work during his term in office.

Noel Farrar was elected Youth Officer taking over from Patrick Kelly and Gary Binley. The ITFFA would also like to thank Gary and Patrick for all the work with the Youth Team. We would also like to wish Noel all the best in his new position

I would also like to thank the members that attended the AGM and I would urge all clubs to send delegates to attend the AGM,

I would also like to thank Michael Monaghan for all his work as Secretary of the ITFFA , Michael does an amazing amount of work during the year and we are very lucky to have him as secretary of our organisation.

Finally I would like to wish all our members a safe and enjoyable 2019 fishing season and I hope to see you at the various ITFFA competitions that will be ran throughout the season.

Denis Goulding....
PRO ITFFA

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itffa A.G.M. 3RD FEB 2018

 

 

The AGM will be held on February 3RD at 2.30pm in the Greville Arms Hotel Mullingar. All affiliated Clubs should of received the I.T.F.F.A. Hon Secretary's report. All Clubs are reminded that every affiliated Club are invited to have two voting delegates attend the meeting. Each Club can forward the names of their delegates to the Honorary Secretary by letter at least seven days before the meeting. Delegate forms were sent to each Club with the AGM report. The Honorary Secretary can also be reached by email. Failure to send on the delegates names may result in members attending the meeting not having a vote.
Once again I would like to wish all Members and their Familys a very Happy New Year. I look forward to seeing you all again at the meeting.

LEINSTER AGM WED 28th NOVEMBER

ANNOUNCEMENT

LEINSTER AGM WED 28th NOVEMBER IN THE GREVILLE ARMS HOTEL 8PM SHARP.

MOTIONS FOR AGM DUE BY DEC 1ST

ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MICHAEL MONAGHAN

I trust I find You well. Just a reminder that the deadline for motions for the AGM is December 1st.

Kindest Regards
Michael.

itffa four nations senior lake teams 2019

 

ANNOUNCMENT FROM Michael Monaghan

I am pleased to announce the Teams and Captains for the 2019 International matches in Grafham on May 10th and the Lake of Menteith on September 20th.

SPRING CAPTAIN - Aidan Rush

AUTUMN CAPTAIN - Martin McGorian

I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate both Aidan Rush and Martin McGorian on their appointment as captains of the Spring and Autumn Teams. On behalf of the ITFFA I would like to wish them all the best in their appointed roles and to wish both Aidan and Martin and their teams all the best in the 2019 Four Nations Internationals

 


The teams are as follows;

SPRING

Darren Maguire, Eoin Dunne, Fabien Tronche, Aidan Rush, Barry Healy, Andrew Rea,Shay Cash, John Maguire, Chris McLean, Stuart Marry, Nigel Greene,John Mulvany, Tony Murphy and Tony Walsh.

AUTUMN

Darren Maguire, Eoin Dunne, Seamus Kelly, Greg White, Arden Pollock, Martin McGorian, Barry Fox, David Egan, Colin Cahill, Mike Keady, Denis Goulding,Stanley McCart, Seamus O'Loughlin and Larry Gibb.


Thank You,

Michael Monaghan,

Hon. Sec. / Team Manager

ITFFA

DTAA WIN CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2018

  


ITFFA SOUTHSIDE ANGLING ALL IRELAND CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP Sponsored by Dave McBride of Southside Angling 21st July 2018

28 teams took part in the event. Fishing conditions were trying to say the least as the lake did not fish due to the prolonged heatwave Ireland has been experiencing.

First of all I would like to thank David Mc Bride of Southside Angling for his continuous support. This year Dave sponsored 12 greys to the value of 2600 Euro for the top three teams.
Please Support Dave when you thinking od purchasing fishing items

I would also like to thank Tommy Fagan and the Lough Lene Committee for their work in helping to organise the competition and boats for the competitors

I would also like to thank Noel Shiels as it was a lot of work to organise the event, Noel and I were constantly on the phone to Clubs , trying to make sure things went right and thankfully they did. Also Stanley McKeon for all his work before during and after the event.

I would also like to thank all the people who sponsored prizes.
And Michael Monaghan for sourcing the prize sponsors

The ITFFA would like to thank the following people and clubs for their support and raffle prizes.
Garrison Club, Partry club, Lough Conn and Cullin, Lough Sheelin Club, Billberry Anglers, Ballinrobe an District Anglers , Tourmekeady Anglers, Thomas O'Loughlin, Gerry Heaslip, Noel Shiels, Tommy Fagan and Tom Sullivan.

We would also like to thank Noel Farrar for sponsoring the trophy replicas.

Noel and I would also like to thank all the clubs and anglers who travelled from far and wide to support the event, without your support we could not run this event.

At the weigh in there was a total of 54 fish were recorded

DUBLIN TROUT ANGLERS, Tom Hipwell Captain, Eoin Dunne, Gerry Heaslip recorded a total of 7 fish for 1310 points
Huge Congratulations to Tom and his DTAA team, All Ireland Club Champions 2018

Owenbeau A - Sheamus O'Loughlin captain, Barry Healy, Stephen O'Reilly and Tony Walsh- 4 fish for 900 points

There was a tie for third with four clubs, but with the most fish Landed Coosan Anglers took third Position
Fergal McKiernan Captain, Frank Dempsey, Sean Dempsey and Simon Yorke

Well done to all the prize winners and raffle prize winners. The amount we took in for both competition and raffle has to be finalised. But we exceeded our target, thanks again to one and all and I hope you had a fun day out.

 

INTERPR0 PAIRINGS , L0UGH LENE 18TH AUGUST 2018

Boat No

Name/Province

Name/Province

1

Dave Egan                             L

Gerry Dixon                      C

2

James Fegan( Capt)      L

Mark Gibbons                                C

3

Brian Brennan                                 L

Eugene Nolan                               C

4

Stuart Marry                         L

Johnny Flaherty                                       C

5

John Brennan          L

Peter Roche                 C

6

Noel Shiels                                 L

Michael Monaghan                                     C

7

Gary Binley                                      C

Arden Pollock                         U

8

Robert Reilly                                      C

Gordon Law                                U

9

Padraig Fahy                C

Darren Maguire                                       U

10

Padraic Traynor( Capt)       C

Eamonn Ross                                           U

11

Aidan Heffernan          C

Kenny Balfour                                   U

12

Andrew Boyd                                 C

Joe Gilroy                                  U

13

Richard Willis(Capt)         M

Aidan Langan                                U

14

Tom Sweeney            M

Terry McGovern                           U

15

Dave Mears                                  M

Gerard McSeain                                 U

16

Paul Cantillon                            M

Tim Crothers                                     U

17

Seamus O’Loughlin       M

Gary Smith                                        U

18

Con Malone                                       M

Nigel Greene                                U

19

Stephen Browne        C

Darragh Coakley             M

20

Mike Keady                                       C

John Quilligan                                           M

21

Padraig Kelly                             C

John Mulvany                                          L

22

Seamus Kelly                             C

Eoin Dunne                                        L

23

Barry Fox                                    C

Ben Browne                                       L

24

Mark Regan                                     C

Danny Walsh                                     M

25

Brendan Murray                                   L

Stephen Allison                                          U

26

Ken McCarthy                                    L

Pat  Foley                                 U

27

Julie Gerry                                   L

Steve Campbell                                       M

28

Denis Goulding                                     L

Stanley McCart                                         U

29

Ciaran Newman              L

Seamus Butler                                          M

30

Paddy Ward                                 L

Gerard Linehan                                        M

31

Ronan O'Reilly                             U

Anne McWilliams                                        M

32

Frank Kelly                              U

Patrick O’Loughlin               M

33

Stevie Ellis                                         U

Dudley Murphy                                           M

34

Brendan Spillane           M

Kenny Kiernan                                   L

35

Frank Long                                 M

Stuart McGrane                                       L

36

Stephen Hanley                             M

Pat Sweeney                                       L

FOUR NATIONS RIVER INTERNATIONAL , river ure england 2018

 On behalf of the I.T.F.F.A. I would l to wish Michael Callaghan Manager, Seamus O Neill Coach, John Willis Captain and the rest of the Irish Rivers team, the best if luck as they head on England to fish the Four Nations Rivers next Friday .

 

 

 

Michael Callaghan (manager)

Seamus O'Neill ( coach )

John Willis (captain)


Brian Larkin

John Maguire


Brian Russell
Darius Simkus


Marius Lincevicius (reserve)

 

GERRY DIXON CONNAUGHT CHAMPION 2018

 

Connaught Cup Lough Melvin. Sunday 17th of June 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Well done to Gerry Dixon on winning the competition with a staggering 9 trout. Also well done to Mark Gibbons on catching the heaviest/longest fish at 52cm - approximately 5lb.

The competition was ran under a catch and release basis. Many thanks to the local club for hosting the event and to Orla Walsh and Padraic Traynor and the rest of the Connaught Committee for all their before and after the competition.

Well done to the Connaught Champion Gerry Dixon and to all the qualifiers and to all those involved

1.Gerry Dixon 9 fish 1315 points
2.Robert Reilly 9 fish 1175 points
3.Mark Gibbons 6 fish 995 points
4.Michael Monaghan 7 fish 800 - are qualified
4.Gary Binley 6 fish 755
5.Pádraig Fahy 6 fish 715
6.Eugene Nolan 5 fish 680
7.Pádraic Traynor 5 fish 615
8.Aidan Heffernan 3 fish 560
9.Johnny Flaherty 3 fish 510
10.Andrew Boyd 4 fish 450
11.Stephen Browne 3 fish 415
12.Mike Keady 3 fish 360
13.Pádraig Kelly 3 fish 360
14.Peter Roche 3 fish 360

The anglers above qualify for the inter provincial 2018 aswell as the National for 2019 and the following qualify for the National next year...

Basil Shields 3 fish 350
Shane Gainley 3 fish 350
John Trench 3 fish 330
Joe Ferguson 3 fish 330
John Flanagan 3 fish 320
Mark Deavin 3 fish 320
Mary Harkin 2 fish 280
Barry Fox 2 fish 275
Robbie Flaherty 2 fish 270
Orla Walsh 2 fish 260
Patrick Kelly 2 fish 245
Johnny Toner 2 fish 240
John Burke 2 fish 240
Adrian Murphy 2 fish 240
Dave Mullane 2 fish 240
Karl Murrin 2 fish 240
John Walsh 2 fish 225

rIVERS INTERNATIONAL 2018

 

 

 

 

Best of luck to John Willis Captain and the rest the Irish Rivers team as they travel to England tomorrow to fish the Four Nations Rivers International on the River Ure.

John Willis has fished on the International circuit for many many years , his experience and expertise will be if great benefit to the Irish Team

John has won the Munster Rivers once and has been in the top 5 for the last 6 years. He was top rod in the rivers National and has been in the top 6 4/5 times in the last 6 years. This is Johns second river cap as he was unable to take the other places. John also has four lake caps. One gold from Lough Erne. 8 Tafi caps , he fished 5 of them. John was also Captain of a European team and manager of the youths in the Worlds in colorado in 2015. John is also Tafi Munster youth officer for the last 4 years and is also Mallow trout Anglers youth officer for the last 6 years.

Best of luck to John and his team

FABIEN TAKES Top HONOURS ON LEIN

 LAKE NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP  LOUGH LEIN 9TH OF JUNE 2018

 

 

 127 Anglers togged out on Saturday the 9th of June on the beautiful lake that is Lough Lein. Low water levels, sunshine and flat calm conditions until 4pm made for very difficult fishing conditions on match day. Lots of fish were caught throughout the day but only few trout made tha ten inch measure.

At 5.30pm boat 39 started the engine and  left Sweenys and headed straight for the harbour with three very happy individuals on board. Anglers Fabian Tronche and Aidan Rush with the aid of  Boatman Pat Lehane had managed to catch 7 measureable fish throughout the day

Both Anglers had practiced hard during the week and found feeding fish in certain areas. they made an agreement and never left these areas all day. It certainly paid off

ITFFA NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 LOUGH LEIN, KILLARNEY
Official Result


1. Fabien Tronche 4 fish 0.807kgs
2. Darren Maguire 3 fish 0.674kgs
3. Colin Cahill 3 fish 0.625kgs
4. Aidan Rush 3 
fish 0.572kgs

5. Barry Healy 2 fish 0.485kgs

6. Andrew Rea 2 fish 0.438kgs
7. Shay Cash 2 fish 0.414kgs
8. John Maguire 2 fish 0.413kgs

9. Chris McClean 2 fish 0.408kgs
10. Larry Gibb 2 fish 0.403kgs


Reserves; Tony Walsh, Garry Stewart, John Trench, Barry Fox, Tom Sullivan and Gary Smith.
 

BEST LADY ANGLER - ORLA WALSH

HEAVIEST FISH - BARRY HEALY 

62 FISH WERE CAUGHT BY 127 ANGLERS 

Well dome to all the qualifiers, especially those who have won their first cap for Ireland and well done to everyone that took part in the event.

Many thanks to Vincent Downes and the Munster Committee for hosting and arranging the competition. To all the boatmen that looked after the Anglers on Saturday and Many thanks to the Dromhall Hotel for a lovely meal after the competition

A word from the Ntional Lake Champion for 2018, Fabian

I'm originally from a small village called La Brosse Montceaux a couple of hours South of Paris. I started fishing as a young boy even though no one in my family was into it. Only coarse fishing was available in my area so I didn't discover fly fishing until I settled in Ireland. I moved to Cork city in 1998 and have not looked back ever since. I studied Computer science in CIT for 2 years where I met my good pal Richard Moore. Soon after graduating I met my Irish wife Emma with whom we now have a 3 year old son Noah (and a new baby on the way!). Richard and I started fly fishing and soon became completely addicted. We joined the Owenabue Trout and Salmon club and I have been a member for the last 12 years or so. Soon after getting into competition angling, my dream became to represent my adopted country at the international level. A dream I was able to fulfil last year when I had the honor to wear the green jacket at the Spring international in Chew Valley reservoir in England. Even if the result didn't go our way, the experience was fantastic, being able to fish and learn from the best fly anglers was special. I'm glad I didnt have to wait too long before being able to do it all over again. It will be even more special do it after winning the Nationals on my home water. In my opinion, Lough Lein in Killarney is one of, if not the most beautiful places to fish in Ireland and beyond.

&

C

 

IRELAND WIN GOLD ON LOUGH MASK

IFFA Spring International 2018 at Lough Mask - win for Ireland


The Four Nations Home International was held on Friday the 11th of May 2018 on Lough Mask, Ballinrobe , Co.Mayo.
Ireland England Wales and Scotland took part in this competition as they have for many years before, The weather on the week of the ,match was not nice to say the least.
With high winds, rain and bright sunshine. Not ideal fishing conditions to say the least. But the Irish team had begun practice six weeks before the event and as everyone knows the more you practice the better you get. Through the guidance of our Player Manager Michael Monaghan, Captain Fantastic Mike Keady, Seamus O'Lougghlin our fly tyer, and Gary Binley our team grew from strength to strength.

After weeks of practice in all sorts of weather, from flat calm to gale force winds, the Irish team left Cushlough bay at 10am on Friday morning and ventured out on Lough Mask for the final time. Waived to and cheered on by out familys and friends , the big question lingered in the back of our minds. Would the commitment to the team representing the 32 counties of Ireland and all the hours of practice, tying flies, traveling up and down to Lough Mask, taking holidays , being away from family pay off ?.
We would find out all find out at 6pm

The wind blew hard all day , with both sunshine and cloud cover at times. 28 boats get lost out on Lough Masks 22,0000 acres, so it was hard to see how my team members were doing. .After a tough day we headed to Cushlough Bay for the last 2 hour session of the day. It was here we finally met some boats, the few Irish boats we met had changed their team hats to bright green hats to indicate they had caught three or more fish. But how was everyone else doing. We were tied 1 fish all in my boat with English man Mark Mathieson, although i had put a lot of undersized fish back and dropped some nice fish, I only had one measurable fish on the card. Cushlough bay was beginning to fill as the end of the competition grew closer. I switched from small wets to buzzers and bung and was rewarded with a lovely 1.5lb fish, I had done all I could as we motored in for the weigh in. I felt things had not gone my way, but every member of our team I met had fish. The total grew and grew, Daven Egan had caught a staggering 8 fish beating Englishman and world reknowned fisherman Ian Barr who managed 6 fish. The Anticipation grew as rumours of small bags of fish from the English and the Scottish. But had Wales done enough to beat us on home soil, would it be bitter sweet once again.

England weighed in First - 23 fish
Ireland next - 45 fish
Scotland next - 20 fish

Wales were up next- we waited and waited for the news- I looked around me, all the Irish Team with their friends and family hugging and holding each other. Many had tried so many times before to claim the gold medal. All the effort, the struggle to be there . would it be our time, not just the 16 of us, the boatmen and friends like Mick Dunne, Peter Byrne, Tom Doc Sullivan, Ronan Cusack, the Ballinrobe club, surely we could not be denied this time.

Wales scores were tallied, and over the loudspeaker we heard "Wales 25 fish". The place erupted, some just stood there in disbelief like myself, there were tears , there were hugs but most of all a deep sense of pride, proud to have fished for your club and country, with honest decent anglers, with a Team of many more than the 14 Anglers and we all got our the just rewards. Never have I seen such happiness on so many faces.

The results were officially read out

Ireland-45 fish
Wales-25 fish
England- 23 fish
Scotland- 20 fish

The bay erupted again as champagne flew through the air, Mike Keady was lifted from where he stood and marched down to the lake and thrown into Lough Mask from the pier , Mike made sure he wasn't the only one going in and held our player Manager Michael Monaghan on his way. Both guys had given so much of their time and effort leading up to the match, it was great to see their huge smiles as they emerged from lough Mask

 

Michael Monaghan Secretary of the I.T.F.F.A. ..Manager and team member

"The I.T.F.F.A, would like to thank the Ballinrobe Club, in particular, Ronan Cusack, Denis Kelleher, Michael Vahey and Kevin Egan.They made the organisation look effortless.
To all the boatmen who supplied their boats and gave up their time to bring all the teams out on practice and match day. To Brenda Clarke and the staff of Breaffy house who looked after us so well for the week, A big thank you to Snowbee our clothing sponsor who had us looking sharp for the team photographs. And to Seamus O'Loughlin who tied flies for us and helped us in every way

Finally to the team, Seamus Kelly, Denis Goulding, Eoin Dunne, Terry Walsh, Dave Egan, Martin McGorian, Eddie Shanagher, Darren Maguire, Eddie Harte, Stephen Browne, Paddy Ward, Greg White, Michael Monaghan and Captain Mike Kiedy. Take a bow guys and bask in the glow of a fantastic achievement.

To our Captain Mike Kiedy who was the right man for the job and left no stone unturned in the pursuit of the dream of winning a Gold Medal at home , you did an unbelievable job"


That evening we had the award ceremony and everything went off without a hitch. Michael Monaghan is an out and out legend, he balanced work and home life with the huge commitment of managing and organising the whole event and also fishing on the team. I don't know anyone else that could of pulled it off so well. We are forever in your debt sir.

This team was selected to do this job, their commitment to each other and Ireland was never in question from day one. Under the watchful eye of the two Mikes we focussed on the job at hand and nothing else, Friendships for life were formed and a TEAM went and won gold on Lough Mask by more than 20 fish.


JOB DONE

 

SEAMUS TRIUMPHS ON THE AGIVEY

National Rivers Final 2018

The 2018 ITFFA Rivers National was fished on the Agivey in Garvagh on Saturday last. Five anglers from each of the provinces took part and despite a difficult fishing and low water levels in the river fishing was very good and the match was very close.
Full results are as follows:

1st Seamus O'Neill (Nt Kildare) with 4 placings (879 fish points).
2nd Mark Sloan (Dromore) who also had 4 placings (797 fish points)
3rd Donal Monaghan (Nt Kildare) with 5 placings. (758 pts)
4th Glen McCrave ( ) with 6 placings (899)
5th Stuart mcMurran (Dromore) 6 placings (892 pts)
6th Andrew Sloan (Dromore) 8 placings (704 pts).

A word of thanks to the officers and members of the Agivey club for the excellent manner in which they hosted the match and a special word of thanks to all the controllers.

 

Results from the National Rivers Final Courtesy of Michael Callaghan... photos courtesy of Arden Pollock

 

 

 

 

i.T.F.F.A. NATIONAL LAKE DRAW 2018

 

II.T.F.F.A. NATIONAL FINAL LOUGH LEIN 9TH OF JUNE 2018.

COMPETITION TIME 10AM-6PM
Best of luck to all involved

 

 

 

1 Darren Maguire, Niall O’Neill.
Boatperson-Shane Crowley

2 Stuart McMurran, Dan Dennehy
Boatperson-Pat Coliins

3 Patsy Tracey Sean Bowen
Boatperson-Patrick McCarthy.

4 Joe Gilroy , Barry Healy
Boatperson-Trevor O’ Mahony

5 Paul McArdle ,Tony Murphy.
Boatperson-Aaron Williams.

6 Tim Crothers , Donal Forrest
Boatperson-Pat Galvin.

7 John Moroney, Brian Ferguson
Boatperson-Tim Hogan.

8 Eddie Shanagher , Andrew Boyd
Boatperson-Cyril Boggins.

9 Pat Hoare,Francis McSharry
Boatperson-Frank Doyle.

10 John Lyons, Robert Reilly
Boatperson-Nicky Sherman

11 Dudley Murphy, John Burke
Boatperson-Kevin Healy.

12 Tom Sweeney, Padraic Traynor
Boatperson-Barney McCarthy.

13 John Harte, Colin Cahill
Boatperson-Declan Lynch.

14 Albert Adcock, Paddy Ward
Boatperson-Richard Whitehouse

15 Christy Nolan, Gerry Heaslip,
Boatperson- Phil Dewey.

16 Denis O’Leary, John Mulvany
Boatperson-David Daly.

17 Kieran Casey, Cathal
Boatperson-Alan Griffin.

18 Don O’ Leary, Brendan Murray
Boatperson-Graham Landy.

19 Declan McKibben, Gary Crothers
Boatperson-Mick Mellamphy.

20 Fran Nugent, Barry Maguire
Boatperson-Danny Walsh.

21 Tom Smith,Niall Cromie
Boatperson-John Healy.

22 Tom Hipwell, Woodrow Acheson
Boatperson- Paul Mellamphy.

23 Oliver McCormick, Larry Gibb.
Boatperson- Seamus O Loughlin

24 Tony Walsh, Garry Stewart
Boatperson-Oliver Long.

25 Gerard McSeain, Adrian Murphy
Boatperson-Gerry Kenny.

26 Eamonn Ross,Orla Walsh
Boatperson-Denis Cronin

27 Gary Smith, Paul Connor.
Boatperson-Paul Cantillon

28 Kenneth O’Keefe, Eamonn Keaney
Boatperson- John Behan

29 Stevie Ellis, Niall Kenny.
Boatperson- John Quilligan

30 Andrew Rea,Ciaran Reilly.
Boatperson- Diarmuid Lenihan

31 Julie Gerry,Barry Fox
Boatperson- Paul France.

32 John Plunkett, Mike Keady
Boatperson- Liam Buckley

33 Dermot Leonard,John Trench
Boatperson- Thomas O'Loughlin

34 Liam Cox,Gary Binley
Boatperson-Maurice Willis.

35 Donal Monaghan,Padraig Fahy
Boatperson-Patrick A Winning

36 Shay Cash,Patrick Kelly
Boatperson- Brendan Spillane

37 Joe Barry, Stanley McCart
Boatperson-Tom Aherne.

38 Derek Roche, Martin Connors
Boatperson- Jimmy Manning.

39 Fabien Tronche, Aidan Rush
Boatperson- Pat Lehane.

40 Derek Mulcahy, Stephen Collins .
Boatperson-Eugene McCarthy.

41 Patsy Cotter,Nigel Greene.
Boatperson- Eddie Blanche.

42 Tom Whelan, Mark Cleland.
Boatperson- Colin O Brien.

43 Mike Kelleher, Mark Regan
Boatperson-Anthony O Sullivan.

44 Henry Jeffries, Dermot Flynn
Boatperson-Denis Barrett.

45 Gearoid Kirwan, Darren Curran
Boatperson-John Barrett.

46 Tom O’Connor, Mike McGrath
Boatperson-Colin O Reilly.

47 Anne Mc Williams, Peter Byrne
Boatperson-John Ruby..

48 Gary Fleming, Shane Gainley.
Boatperson- Dave Williams.

49 Dave Canning, Colm McAndrew.
Boatperson- Mick O Driscoll.

50 Ben Browne#, Karl Murrin
Boatperson-Gerry Buckley.

51 Tom Keoghan, Philip Rooney.
Boatperson- Billy O Dea.

52 Stephen Kelly, Tom Sullivan
Boatperson-Mick Lenihan.

53 Terry Walsh, Mark Deavin
Boatperson-PJ O Connell.

54 Pat Hannon,Stephen Browne
Boatperson-Timothy O Sullivan.

55 Joe Ferguson, Dermot Brewster
Boatperson-Stephen Galvin.

56 Peter Green, Ronan O’Reilly
Boatperson-Pat Casey.

57 Eugene Nolan, John Maguire.
Boatperson- Padraig Coughlin.

58 Chris McClean, Martin McGorian
Boatperson-Kevi Willis.

59 Terry McGovern, Noel Shiels
Boatperson-Richard Willis.

60 Seamus Kelly, Denis Goulding
Boatperson- PJ O Brien.

61 Eamon Gavin, Peter McCarten
Boatperso- Patrick O'Loughlin.

62 Vincent Downes. John P. Deacy
Boatperson- Dan Murphy.

63 Gerard Linehan, Michael Monaghan
Boatperson- Terry McGovern.

64 Sean Dempsey, Pat Carson
Boatperson- Peter O Connell

 

I.T.F.F.A. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP 2018 SPONSORED BY SOUTHSIDE ANGLING

Announcement.

I.T.F.F.A. CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP/FUNDRAISER LOUGH LENE ,SATURDAY 21ST JULY 2018

I am delighted to announce that David Mc Bride from Southside Angling will be sponsoring the I.T.F.F.A. Southside Angling Club Championship again this year. Thank you again David for your continuing support.

Please visit there website at
https://southsideangling.ie

Clubs can enter as many 4 angler teams as they like. Cost per team is 140 euro. Two boating and two non boating anglers, as in each team need to supply two boats and two engines
Entries must be in by the 22nd of June. The competition will be held on Lough Lene in Castlepollard on the 21ST of July from 10.30am - 5.30pm

Please forward your entry fees to the Leinster Secretary Noel Shiels , Please contact me for details of Noels address at ddenissgoulding@yahoo.co.uk or through facebook

BRIAN WINS LEINSTER LAKE TITLE 2018

 

 

 

 

 

CORCRAN CUP LOUGH OWEL 27TH MAY 2018
LEINSTER INTETPROVINCIAL QUALIFIER

WELL DONE TO BRIAN BRENNAN ON A GREAT WIN AND TO PAT SWEENEY WHO CAUGHT THE HEAVIEST FISH AND ALSO CAME SECOND OVERALL.

WELL DONE TO ALL THE QUALIFIERS AND TO THOSE WHO TOOK PART. 42 HARD EARNED TROUT WERE CAUGHT DURING THE COMPETITION

I.T.F.F.A. WOULD LIKE TO THANK NOEL SHIELS AND THE LEINSTER COMMITTEE FOR RUNNING THE EVENT. Stanley McKeon FOR HIS TIREKLSS WORK, MARTIN MOFFIT OF IFI FOR ALL HIS HELP AND OF COURSE TO LOUGH OWEL ANGLERS WHO ALLOWED THE COMPETITION TO BE HELD ON THEIR WATER AND HELPED IN EVERY WAY POSSIBLE

1. BRIAN BRENNAN CLUB LENE
3 FISH WEIGHT 2.845KG

2.PAT SWEENEY BROADMEADOWS
2 FISH WEIGHT 2.350KG

3.KENNY KIERNAN SILVERSTREAM
2 FISH WEIGHT 2.215KG

4. JAMES FEGAN WICKLOW
3 FISH WEIGHT 2.130Kg

5.JOHN MULVANNEY L.BANE
3 FISH WEIGHT 2.015KG

6.STUART MARRY BALBRIGGAN
2 FISH WEIGHT 1.930KG

7.BEN BROWNE WICKLOW
2 FISH WEIGHT 1.905KG

8.JOHN BRENNAN SILVERSTREAM
2 FISH WEIGHT 1.715KG

9. BRENDAN MURRAY LOUGH OWEL
2 FISH WEIGHT 1.540KG

Denis Goulding KILBRIDE
1 FISH WEIGHT 1.465KG - PRE QUALIFIED

10 . NOEL SHIELS ,SILVERSTREAM
1 FISH WEIGHT 1.440KG

11. EOIN DUNNE, DUBLIN TROUT
2 FISH WEIGHT 1.435KG

12. KEN Mc CARTHY, LOUGH OWEL
1 FISH WEIGHT 1.290KG

13. STUART Mc GRANE, LOUGH OWEL
2 FISH WEIGHT 1.285KG

14. JULIE GERRY, LOUGH LENE
1 FISH WEIGHT 1.191

PRE QUALIFIERS
15. DAVE EGAN,LOUGH LENE INTERPRO
16. DENIS GOULDING, KILBRIDE NATIONAL
17. Ciaran Newman, DERAVARRAGH INTERPRO
18. PADDY WARD, DERAVARRAGH NATIONAL

ARDEN WINS ULSTER LAKE TITLE 2018

 

 

ULSTER CHAMPIONSHIP 26 MAY LOUGH MELVIN 2018

Congratulations to Arden Pollock on a great win and to all the other qualifiers and to those who took part.

BOAT NO. Boating Angler Club FISH WEIGHT (KG)

 


1 ARDEN POLLOCK AGIVEY 5 fish 1.515
2 GORDON LAW FERMANAGH 4 fish 1.205
3 GARY STEWART COLERAINE 3 fish 1.16
4 DARREN MAGUIRE GLMAA 2 fish 1.07
5 GARY SMITH BANGOR 4 fish 1.055
6 K. BALFOUR BLACK PENNELS 3 fish 0.955
7 JOE GILROY GLMAA 3 fish 0.93
8 STAN MCCART AGIVEY 2 fish 0.6
9 MICHAEL BROWN F&RGA 2 fish 0.585
10 BARRY MAGUIRE DERRYGONNELLY 2 fish 0.535
11 GERRY MCSEAIN LSTPA 2 fish 0.515
12 TIM CROTHERS LSTPA 2 fish 0.515
13 NIGEL GREENE LSTPA 1 fish 0.38
14 STEPHEN ALLISON GLMAA 1 fish 0.37
15 EAMON ROSS LSTPA 1 fish 0.37
16 DOMNIC KERRIGAN LSTPA 1 fish 0.355
17 NED SHANNON BANBRIDGE 1 fish 0.355
18 FRANK KELLY LSTPA 1 fish 0.34
19 TERRY MCGOVERN GLMAA 1 fish 0.325
20 BRENDAN SHALLOW GLMAA 1 fish 0.3
21 STEVE ELLIS BANGOR 1 fish 0.295
22 PAT FOLEY MONAGHAN 1 fish 0.295
23 AIDEN LANGAN GLMAA 1 fish 0.295
24 RONAN OREILLY F&RGA 1 fish 0.29
25 STEPHEN COLLINS HOLYWOOD F. F. 1 fish 0.285
26 DARYL GRIMASON GLMAA 1 fish 0.285
27 ANDREW REA BANBRIDGE 1 fish 0.285
28 GREG WHITE STRAID 1 fish 0.28
29 WILLIE CRAIG STRAID 1 fish 0.28
30 WOODROW ACHESON GLMAA 1 fish 0.28
31 CHRIS MCCLEAN ROE 1 fish 0.275
32 GARY CROTHERS STRAID 1 fish 0.27
33 IRVINE MARSHALL GLMAA 1 fish 0.27
34 PATSY TRACEY LSTPA 1 fish 0.27
35 NIAL CROMIE GLMAA 1 fish 0.265
36 M. ALLEN BLACK PENNELS 1 fish 0.26
37 KEITH COLE BANBRIDGE 1 fish 0.26
38 STEPHEN CLARKE BANBRIDGE 1 fish 0.26
39 DERMOT BREWSTER DERRYGONNELLY 1 fish 0.25
40 GARETH FOLEY GLMAA 1 fish 0.245

RICHARD WINS MUNSTER LAKE TITLE 2018

IITFFA Munster Lake Championship 2018

Congratulations to Richard Willis on his win

Also well done to Brendan Spillane on catching the heaviest trout.

The qualifiers are as follows

Richard Willis – Mallow Trout
Tony O Sullivan - Castlelyons
Tom Sweeney – Killarney S&T
Dave Mears – Macroom
Paul Cantillon – Riverstown
Seamus O Loughlin – Ennis
Don O Leary – Macroom
Con Malone – Macroom
Steve Campbell – Killarney S&T
Seamus Butler – Cashel Golden
Ger Linehan – Riverstown
Brendan Spillane – Riverstown
Frank Long – Owenabue
Eugene McCarthy – Macroom
Stephen Hanley – Owenabue
Dudley Murphy – Owenabue
Anne McWilliams – Kanturk
Michael Drinan – Rathcormac
Patrick O Loughlin – Ennis
Darragh Coakley – Mallow Trout
Danny Walsh – Lombardstown
John Quilligan – Owenabue
Kieran Casey – Upper Blackwater
Michael Mellamphy – Riverstown
Robbie Crichton – Owenabue
Gary Fleming – Killarney S&T
Denis Barrett – Riverstown
Tony Murphy – Owenabue
Paul Burke – Cahir
Jimmy Fleming – Killarney S&T
Brendan Donovan – Riverstown
Richie Rowe - Cahir

national river , river agivey 2018

.2018 Rivers National Arrangements.
Date of Match: Saturday June 2nd. 2018.
Venue: The Agivey, Garvagh.

Meeting Point: The Brown Trout Golf and Country Inn (car park).
Agivey Rd., Aghadowey, Coleraine. BT51 4AD

Time: 8.30am to Register and Meet controllers and briefing.
Session 1 10.00am -11.30am.
Session 2 11.30 – 1.00pm
Lunch 1.00pm – 2.00pm (Return to The Brown Trout In for lunch break and hand in morning cards, get afternoon cards. Bring packed lunch.)
Session 3 2.30pm – 4.00pm
Session 4 4.00pm - 5.30pm.

Anglers and controllers go The Brown Trout Inn after session 4 for Meal and Presentation of Trophies.
Draw for Beats/Controllers will take place in The Brown Trout Inn on Friday 1th at 8.00pm. Anglers welcome to attend if in the area.

If you have any further queries please contact me at 086 8845750 or at
mcallaghan1@hotmail.com

Entry Fee €50 or satg£45.

NATIONAL lake QUALIFIER  draw 2018

National Draw Lough Lein Killarney 2018

Boat
No. Anglers
1
Darren Maguire
Niall O’Neill

2
Stuart McMurran
Dan Dennehy

3
Patsy Tracey
Sean Bowen

4
Joe Gilroy
Barry Healy

5
Paul McArdle
Tony Murphy

6
Tim Crothers
Donal Forrest

7
John Moroney
Brian Ferguson

8
Eddie Shanagher
Andrew Boyd

9
Pat Hoare
Francis McSharry

10
John Lyons
Robert Reilly

11
Dudley Murphy
John Burke

12
Tom Sweeney
Padraic Traynor

13
John Harte
Paddy Ward

14
Albert Adcock
Colin Cahill

15
Christy Nolan
Gerry Heaslip

16
Denis O’Leary
John Mulvany

17
Kieran Casey
Cathal McDonnell

18
Jerry Cronin
Brendan Murray

19
Declan McKibben
Gary Crothers

20
Fran Nugent
Barry Maguire

21
Tom Smith
Niall Cromie

22
Tom Hipwell
Woodrow Acheson

23
Oliver McCormick
Larry Gibb

24
Tony Walsh
Garry Stewart

25
Gerard McSeain
Adrian Murphy

26
Eamonn Ross
Orla Walsh

27
Gary Smith
Paul Connor

28
Kenneth O’Keefe
Eamonn Keaney

29
Stevie Ellis
Niall Kenny

30
Andrew Rea
Ciaran Reilly

31
Julie Gerry
Barry Fox

32
John Plunkett
Mike Keady

33
Dermot Leonard
John Trench

34
Liam Cox
Gary Binley

35
Donal Monaghan
Padraig Fahy

36
Shay Cash
Patrick Kelly

37
Joe Barry
Stanley McCart

38
Derek Roche
Michael Callaghan

39
Fabien Tronche
Aidan Rush

40
Derek Mulcahy
Stephen Collins

41
Patsy Cotter
Nigel Greene

42
Tom Whelan
Mark Cleland

43
Mike Kelleher
Mark Regan

44
Henry Jeffries
Dermot Flynn

45
Gearoid Kirwan
Darren Curran

46
Tom O’Connor
Mike McGrath

47
Anne Mc Williams
Peter Byrne

48
Gary Fleming
Shane Gainley

49
Dave Canning
Colm McAndrew

50
Ben Browne
Karl Murrin

51
Tom Keoghan
Philip Rooney

52
Stephen Kelly
Tom Sullivan

53
Terry Walsh
Mark Deavin

54
Pat Hannon
Stephen Browne

55
Joe Ferguson
Dermot Brewster

56
Peter Green
Ronan O’Reilly

57
Eugene Nolan
John Maguire

58
Chris McClean
Martin McGorian

59
Terry McGovern
Noel Shiels

60
Seamus Kelly
Denis Goulding

61
Eamon Gavin
Peter McCarten

62
Vincent Downes
John P. Deacy

63
Gerard Linehan
Michael Monaghan

64
Sean Dempsey
Pat Carson

65
Davy Kidd

darius wins connaught rivers

Results of the  ITFFA/TAFFI Connaught  Cups.Many thanks to the Tuam Anglers for the use of their water to run the competitions. Well donme to Darius Simkus on another great win

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SPRING INTERNATIONAL LOUGH MASK 11TH MAY 2018 

On behalf of the I.T.F.F.A. I would like to wish Mike Keady Captain, Michael Monaghan Manager and the rest of the Irish team all the best on Lough Mask next week

Fortunately the team will be Captained by a well renowned Angler, Mike wins his 9TH Cap for Ireland in this match. Mike has also won most of the well known competitions in the west of Ireland . topped by his World Cup win on Lough Mask in 2010. Mike has also won top Irish rod in two Internationals. One on Trawsfynd in wales and the other on Rutland water in England. During the build up to this match Mike and Michael have worked tirelessly to make sure nothing will go array during the week of the competition. We thank them both for their tireless work. This year the captain is also coach for the first time and Mikes experiences on the fishing circuits makes him an excellent choice for this position

Again on behalf of the I.T.F.F.A. I would like to wish the team all the best in the coming week and especially on the 11th of May

COME ON IRELAND...

CONNAUGHT RIVER QUALIFIER

Announcement
The Connacht ITFFA river takes place on Saturday 12th May, 09.00 - 09.30 registration at The Rustic Bar, Tuam. Two sessions 11.00 - 14.00 & 13.00 - 18.00. Closing Date for entries 9th May fee €30.00. Must bring a steward. Please contact Orla Walsh for full details

RIVERS NATIONAL JUNE 2ND 2018

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

Rivers National.
"The Rivers National will be fished, as arranged, on the Agivey, Garvagh on Saturday June 2nd. Anglers and controllers to meet at The Brown Trout Inn at 8.30am. The draw for Beats/Pegs will take place in the Brown Trout Inn on Friday night at 8pm. Anglers who may be in the area are welcome to attend".

munster  LAKE  draw  2018

DRAW MUNSTER LAKE 2018

 

1. Liam Martin

Castlelyons

 Darragh Coakley

 Mallow Trout

2. Tony O Sullivan

Castlelyons

 John Scanlon

 Mallow Trout

3. Brendan Spillane

Riverstown

 Vincent Downes

 Mallow Trout

4. Paul Cantillon

Riverstown

 Frank Long

 Owenabue

5. Mick Mellamphy

Riverstown

 Pat Lehane

 Macroom

6. Gerard Linehan

Riverstown

 Colm Geoghegan

 Cashel Golden

7. John Harte

Riverstown

 Declan O Sullivan

 Kanturk

8. Denis Barrett

Riverstown

 James Maher

 Cashel Golden

9. Pat Winning

Riverstown

 Michael Kelliher

 Kanturk

10. Jerry Kenny

Ennis

 Con Malone

 Macroom

11. Seamus O Loughlin

Ennis

 Paul Burke

 Cahir

12. Tommy O Loughlin

Ennis

 John B. Murphy

 Kenmare

13. Colin Murray

Owenabue

 Tom Healy

 Lombardstown

14. Donal Forest

Owenabue

 Paul Galvin

 Dunmanway

15. Stephen Galvin

Owenabue

 Paul Mellamphy

 Riverstown

16. John Quilligan

Owenabue

 Albert Adcock

 Cashel Golden

17. Jim Sheehan

Owenabue

 Damien Culliney

 Ennis

18. Michael O Driscoll

Owenabue

 Patsy Cotter

 Upper Blackwater

19. Christy Nolan

Owenabue

 Colm Hackett

 Cashel Golden

20. Fabien Tronche

Owenabue

 Con O Leary

 Kenmare

21. Joe Barry

Owenabue

 Willie Farrell

 Cahir

22. Will Finn

Owenabue

 Tim O Sullivan

 Kenmare

23. Barry Healy

Owenabue

 Eugene McCarthy

 Macroom

24. Dudley Murphy

Owenabue

 Derek Cagney

 Cashel Golden

25. Pat Hoare

Owenabue

 Jack Maher

 Cashel Golden

26. Tony Murphy

Owenabue

 Michael Fogarty

 Kanturk

27. Dermot Linehan

Owenabue

 Brendan Donovan

 Riverstown

28. Derek Roche

Owenabue

 Kieran Casey

 Upper Blackwater

29. John Behan

Owenabue

 John Lyons

 Kanturk

30. Niall O Neill

Owenabue

 Mike Murphy

 Shannon

31. Tom Murphy

Owenabue

 Jerry Cronin

 Kanturk

32. Robbie Crichton

Owenabue

 Owen Jackman

 Cashel Golden

33. Stephen O Reilly

Owenabue

 Paul Hanley

 Riverstown

34. Liam Buckley

Killarney S&T

 Paddy Daly

 Owenabue

35. Mick Linehan

Killarney S&T

 Ann McWilliams

 Kanturk

36. Steve Campbell

Killarney S&T

 Tom Healy

 Owenabue

37. Jimmy Flemming

Killarney S&T

 Paul Dignam

 Ennis

38. Tom Sweeney

Killarney S&T

 Christy Scanlon

 Ennis

39. Billy O Dea

Killarney S&T

 Pat Galvin

 Dunmanway

40. Patrick McCarthy

Dunmanway

 Pat Healy

 Lombardstown

41. Sean Bowen

Upper Blackwater

 Dan Dennehy

 Kanturk

42. Tom O Connor

Upper Blackwater

 Graham Landy

 Shanballymore Doneraile

43. Joe Butler

Shanballymore Doneraile

 Noel O Donoughue

 Ennis

44. Danny Walsh

Lombardstown

 Richie Rowe

 Cahir

45. John Healy

Lombardstown

 Billy O Reilly

 Cashel Golden

46. Eddie Shanagher

Shannon

 Paudie Fahy

 Rathcormac

47. Derek Mulcahy

Kenmare

 Kevin Rowe

 Cahir

48. Richard Willis

Mallow Trout

 Stephen Hanley

 Owenabue

49. John O Connell

Mallow Game

 Jim Manning

 Riverstown

50. John Ruby

Mallow Game

 Johnny Maroney

 Ennis

51. Daniel Murphy

Macroom

 Gerry Buckley

 Killarney S&T

52. Dave Mears

Macroom

 Declan Lynch

 Upper Blackwater

53. Francis Kiely

Macroom

 Henry Jeffries

 Owenabue

54. Don O Leary

Macroom

 Packie O Loughlin

 Ennis

55. Michael Twohig

Kanturk

 Gary Flemming

 Killarney S&T

56. Michael Drinan

Rathcormac

 Seamus Butler

 Cashel Golden

57. John Buckley

Lough Lein

 Trevor O Mahony

 Macroom

competition fixture list 2018

2018 FIXTURE LIST.

The following is the  fixture list for competitions in 2018   

Fri. May 11th                      Spring International        Lough Mask, Ballinrobe

Sun May 13th                     Munster Championship Lough Lein, Killarney

Sun  May 20th                    Leinster Championship  Lough Owel, Mullingar

Sat May 26th                      Ulster Championship      Lough Melvin                    

Sat June 2nd                       Rivers National                  River Agivey

Sat June 9th                        National                               Lough Lein, Killarney

Sun June 17th                      Connaught C/Ship            Lough Melvin    

Fri. June 22rd                     Rivers International         River Ure, England.

Sat July 28th                         ITFFA Fundraiser              Lough Lene, Collinstown

Wed Aug 1st                       Youths International       Draycote Water, England

Sat. Aug 18th                      Interprovincial                   Lough Lene, Collinstown.

Fri. Sept 7th                       Autumn International     Llyn Brenig, Wales

Notice of I.T.F.F.A. AGM 2018


The AGM will be held on February 4th at 2.30pm in the Greville Arms Hotel Mullingar. All affiliated Clubs should of received the I.T.F.F.A. Hon Secretary's report. Unfortunately the Gremlins got to them first at the printers. New reports will be available at the AGM. All Clubs are reminded that every affiliated Club are invited to have two voting delegates attend the meeting. Each Club can forward the names of their delegates to the Honorary Secretary by letter at least seven days before the meeting. Delegate forms were sent to each Club with the AGM report. The Honorary Secretary can also be reached by email. Failure to send on the delegates names may result in members attending the meeting not having a vote.
Once again I would like to wish all Members and their Familys a very Happy New Year. I look forward to seeing you all again at the meeting.

Regards
Denis Goulding
I.T.F.F.A. PRO 

motions for the 2018 agm

 

Announcement

To all Affiliated Clubs.The deadline for notices of motion for the upcoming AGM is December 1st and the motions need to be with Michael Monaghan by December 1st.

Thank you

 

 

 

APPOINTMENT OF LAKE CAPTAINS FOR 2018

 

ANNOUNCEMENT

From Michael Monaghan Hon of the I.T.F.F.A.

I am happy to announce that Mr.Mike Keady will Captain the Spring team on Lough Mask and that Mr. Denis Goulding will Captain the Autumn team On Llyn Brenig.

I would like to wish them all the best in their respective roles and look forward to working with them.

Regards 

Michael Monaghan Hon Secretary of the I.T.F F.A . 

2018 lake  home international qualifiers

 ANNOUNCEMENT FROM MICHAEL MONAGHAN, HON .SEC .ITFFAHome

 

 

 International teams for 2018.They are as follows;


Lough Mask Team
Darren Maguire, Denis Goulding, Eoin Dunne, Seamus Kelly, Eddie Harte, Mike Keady, Dave Egan, Martin McGorian, Paddy Ward, Michael Monaghan, Greg White, Stephen Browne, Terry Walsh, Eddie Shanagher.

Llyn Brenig Team
Barry Healy, Tony Murphy, Basil Shields, Darren Maguire, Eoin Dunne, Seamus Kelly, Denis Goulding, John Mulvany, Dan Murphy, John O'Connell, Sean Crean, Ciaran Newman, Kieran Casey, Julie Gerry.

Captains of the respective Teams shortly.
If You have any queries please contact me directly.
Regards,
Michael Monaghan,
Hon. Sec. ITFFA

Martin wins leinster  qualifier

Results from the Leinster National qualifier 2017 on Lough owel.

Many thanks to Lough Owel Trout Preservation Association for allowing the lake to be held on Lough Owel and for helping out with organising the event alongside the I.T.F.F A. Leinster Committee.

There were 113 fish caught by 80 anglers.

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Well done to Martin McGorian on winning the event and to all the qualifiers on such a wild and windy day.

 

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QUALIFIERS

MARTIN MCGORIAN FISH 5 7LB4.4OZ
PADDY WARD FISH 5 7LB 3OZ
DJ BYRNE FISH 5 7LB 2.20Z
LIAM COX FISH 4 6LB 12.2 OZ
FRAN NUGENT FISH 4 6LB 11OZ
BEN BROWNE FISH 2 6LB 8OZ
GERRY HESLIP FISH 3 6LB 7.2OZ
SHAY CASH FISH 4 6LB 1OZ
OLIVER MC CORMACK FISH 4 5LB 11.4OZ
TONY WALSH FISH 3 5LB 4.8OZ
DERMOT LEONARD FISH 3 5LB 2.6OZ
DERMOT FLYNN FISH 4 5LB 2.4OZ
JULIE GERRY FISH 4 4LB 14.8OZ
TOM HIPWELL FISH 3 4LB 13.4OZ
COLIN CAHILL FISH 3 4LB 13.OZ
CATHAL MC DONALD FISH 2 4LB 12.2 OZ
BRENDAN MURRAY FISH 3 4LB 12 OZ
PAT HANNON FISH 2 4LB 8.4 OZ
TOMMY KEOGHAN FISH 3 4LB 5.8 OZ
DONAL MONAGHAN FISH 3 4LB 5.6 OZ
DAVE CANNING FISH 2 4LB 4.4 OZ
STEPHEN KELLY FISH 2 4LB 3.4 OZ
JOHN MAGUIRE FISH 3 4LB 2 OZ
JOHN MULVANNEY FISH 2 3LB 15.2 OZ
LIAM GILSENAN FISH 2 3LB 15 OZ
BRENDAN HEANEY FISH 2 3LB 14 OZ
RONAN MEGHAN FISH 2 3LB 9 OZ
PETER MC CARTEN FISH 2 3LB 4.4 OZ
JOHN PLUNKETT FISH 2 3LB 2 OZ
DECLAN MC KIBBEN FISH 1 2LB 15.2 OZ

youth qualifier lough lein 

FROM PATRICK KELLY I.T.F.F.A. YOUTH OFFICER

 

 

 

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Apologies for the delay in posting this update from Heat 2 of the Irish Youth Team 2018 Qualifiers. This second heat took place on Lough Leane on Sat. 16th September last. 26 young anglers took part with 9 anglers recording a total of 18 fish.
1st place in Heat 2 was Alex Mcnamara with a great bag of 5 fish.
2nd place in Heat 2 was Chris Fehilly with 3 fish...
3rd place was Sean Ronayne also with 3 fish.
Longest fish was Gearoid Flaherty

Based on combined scores from the two heats and those anglers who were fortunate enough to retain their places from this years International Final on Llyn Brenig, the qualifying team for 2018 reads as follows:
Chris Fehilly - Macroom Trout.
Robert Hackett - Cashel Golden
Rebecca Moffitt McGinn - Dundalk & District
Stephen Coulter - Ballynure
Sean Ronayne - Castlelyons
Alex Mcnamara - Shannon.
Matthew Harley - Owenabue
David King - Lough Leane.
Cormac McKeever. - Dundalk & District
Darragh McCallan - Lough Macrory
Dermott O'Donnell - Lough Macrory
Gearoid Flaherty - LSTPA
Conor Mooney - Lough Bane.
Rory Govan - Dundalk & District
Jim Kelly (Sub) - Ballina & Cloghans

Congratulations to the qualifiers, especially the 1st Caps and we hope you will all enjoy the training that will start shorty.
The International Final on Draycote water next August should be a wonderful and memorable experience for you all.

A HUGE 'THANK YOU' must go to:
> those boatmen and boatwomen who traveled and gave up their own time help out over both heats. It is very much appreciated.
> To Lough Leane anglers and Tommy Fagan for their continued support of the Irish Youths.
> To Tiernan Bros. Angling, Foxford for their generous support with the prizes.
> To parents and various Angling Club Youth Officers who brought the anglers to both heats, many having very early starts and driving big distances.

If you, or anyone you know is in the fortunate position of been able to provide any sort of financial support (big or small) to the Irish Youths Team, it would be GREATLY appreciated! Thanks in advance for thinking of us.

As the 2017 fishing season draws to a close, we hope you all winter well and are back on the water in full heath Spring 2018. Thanks again everyone.

Ronnie Cox Memorial Cancer Research Ireland

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Ronnie Cox Memorial Cancer Research Ireland
Fundraising Competition

A fundraising competition will be held on Saturday the 7th of October, 2017 on Lough Sheelin. The competition will be hosted by the L.S.T.P.A.

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Voluntary contributions.

Fishing from 11am - 6p.m.

This will be an enjoyable social occasion.
Please support this worthy cause.
All donations of prizes welcome.
Any surplus prizes will be raffled off and the proceeds will go towards Cancer Research Ireland Fund.

Éamonn Ross
Tel. 0866619834
Email: eamonnoruis@eircom.net

LEINSTER NATIONAL QUALIFIER , SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER, LOUGH OWEL

LEINSTER NATIONAL QUALIFIER , SATURDAY 23RD SEPTEMBER, LOUGH OWEL

Boats to be launched by 930am
All competitors to sign in by 930am, no exceptions.
SIZE LIMIT 14 INCHES

BOAT DRAW.

1.Gerry Heslip Dublin Trout 
Tommy Keoghan Trim

2.John O'Neill Dublin Trout 
C Cox Deravarragh

3.Gary Coakley Dublin Trout 
Ben Browne Wicklow

4.Cathal McDonnell Dublin Trout 
Joe Winders Nth Kildare

5.Willie Sculley Dublin Trout 
Freddy Miller Lene

6.Tom Hipwell Dublin Trout 
Stephen kelly Balbriggan

7.Dermot Leonard Trim 
Pat Noonan Owel

8.Derek O'Brien Gormanstown 
Terry Walsh Clane

9.Oliver McCormack Broadmeadows 
Pat Hannon Bane

10.James Fegan Wicklow 
Seamus Byrne Nth Kildare

11.Ronan Meghan Wicklow 
Stewart McGrane Owel

12.Tony Walsh Wicklow 
Tom McMahon Garda

13.Paddy Ward Deravarragh 
Johnatan O'Keefe Dublin Trout

14.Martin McGorian Silverstream 
Julie Gerry Lene

15.J Brennan Silverstream 
John Kellaghar Dundalk

16.Noel Farrar Silverstream
Pat Sweeney Broadmeadows

17.Kenny kiernan Silverstream
Fran Nugent . Dublin Trout

18.Donal Monaghan Nth Kildare
Tony McCrave Dodder

19.Shay Cash Nth Kildare
Murt Duffy Deravarragh

20.Liam Cox Nth Kildare
Dermot Flynn Dublin Trout

21.Kevin Dunne Clane
Dave Egan Lene

22.kevin Gerry Lene
Sean Dempsey Coosan

23.Roger Fowler Lene
Declan McKibben Dublin Trout

24.Dj Bynne Lene
Tony McGratten Dublin Trout

25.Andy Duncan Lene
John Mulvanney Bane

26.John Plunkett Owel
Declan Murphy Ennell

27.Brendan Murray Owel
Tom Smith Dublin Trout

28.Martin McQuaid Owel
Derek Evans Broadmeadows

29.Peter McCarten Kilbride
Declan Conlon Garda

30.John Maguire Kilbride
Dave Canning Dublin Trout

31.Stewart Marry Balbriggan 
Kevin McCamley Deravarragh

32.Jim Tiernan Balbriggan 
Tom Ormond Broadmeadows

33.Niall kenny Garda 
Peter Crilly Wicklow

34.Kieran Newman Deravarragh 
E Fagan Owel

35.Keith Flemming Deravarragh 
Brendan Heaney Bane

36.Kieran Evans Deravarragh 
Martin Browne Balbriggan

37.Liam Gilsenan Deravarragh 
Paul Delaney Dublin Trout

38.Colin Cahill Bane 
Bob Hempkins Deravarragh

39.Marc O'Regan Trim 
Eoin Dunne Dublin Trout

40.Hubert Smith Dundalk 
Jim Keeshan Dodder

41.Noel Shiels Silverstream

well done to the autumn team

 

 Results below ... Full report to follow

 

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Autumn International Lake of Menteith 2017

Autumn International Lake of Menteith 2017

On behalf of the I.T.F.F.A I would like to wish Manager Michael Monaghan, Captain Greg White and the rest of the team all the best in Scotland.

 

The team will be in great hands in the form of Captain Greg White. 
Greg is from Whitehead county Antrim. His club is Straid Fly Fishers (chairman) .Menteith will be his 3rd cap. Greg also has 10 Ulster Caps and had captained ulster on lough mask. The best result Greg has is 3rd in interpro and heaviest fish. Greg has also won top ulster rod twice...
Best of luck to luck to Michael , Greg and the rest of the team

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COME ON IRELAND....

THE AUTUMN TEAM

Greg White(captain) 
Daniel J Byrne
Mark Clelland
Andrew Duncan
Eoin Dunne 
Aidan Heffernan
Martin McGorian
Patrick O'Loughlin 
Thomas O'Loughlin

Trevor O'Mahony
Robert Reilly
Basil Shields
Brendan Spillane

Patrick Ward 

 

The ‘Home Nations’ Youth International took place on Llyn Brenig Wales on Wed. third August.

.Report on Youth International, Llyn Brenig, 03.08.2017

 

 

The ‘Home Nations’ Youth International took place on Llyn Brenig Wales on Wed. 3rd August.

 

A team of 14 Anglers from the Island of Ireland (6 Munster, 1 Ulster, 4 Connacht, 3 Leinster) travelled by Bus in the early hours of Sunday morning 30th July, arriving at Brenig for lunch and a look around, before continuing to the Beauford Park Hotel, Mold which would be our residence for the next few days.

 

Monday & Tuesday were the two official practice days.

We enjoyed quite good success on the Monday in Watersports bay and down around the ring of stones areas. Best flies were a variety of dries, boobies and blobs. Unfortunately, on Monday evening we learned that due to high winds expected on the final day (Wed.) there was a chance that the entire northern part of the lake would be ‘out of bounds’ on final day.  The fish we found on Monday may turn out to be of little use to us on match day!

So, on Tuesday we concentrated all the boats on the southern part of the lake, an area from the Fishing lodge, across the Dam wall, Tower Bay and around to Quarry Point.  Again, we enjoyed quite good success on boobies and blobs but we also saw many of the other teams catching well. The Scots seemed to be going well in particular.

Interestingly and rather surprisingly, the fishery was actively stocking the water while we were fishing!

 

On the final day (Wed.) the wind was up a bit from the south as forecasted and fishing was indeed restricted to the sheltered southern part of the lake. 

Our game plan was to go out on a Fast Glass line, Sunburst Blob, Mozaic Dabbler and Boobie. Most of the boats were starting up against the Dam wall and drifting out past the cages.  Those who kept their boats right up on the wall enjoyed the most success as most of the fish seemed to be on top of the shore.

Unfortunately, it proved to be a very mixed day for the Irish team and we fell well short of what was required for success on the day. The Match was won convincingly by Scotland with 73 fish, England 60 fish, Wales 51 & Ireland 41.

Fishing, like any sport is about continually learning and improving. Looking back on the Brenig trip now, there are certainly a few points for consideration.

 

We had a game plan going out on final day that was surprisingly VERY like Scotland’s! Fast Glass, Sunburst Blob, Mozaic Dabbler and Boobie.  So, in just 2 practice days, we almost had it right. The difference between the two teams was the retrieve. Anglers from Scotland, England & Wales are very practiced in rainbow tactics and retrieves which are very different to our traditional brown trout fishing.  So, there is a natural advantage there. One more practice day may (or may not!) have seen us fine tune the method. We will never know but certainly the more time you can spend practicing on the actual match water, the better!

 

Traditionally, dries would feature very strongly on Brenig and this would have suited our anglers. In the build up to the trip, we spent a lot of time tying and practicing with dries.  Unfortunately, on this occasion dries did not feature at all due to the high wind.  Had weather conditions been more favourable, I am confident that the match result would have been very different.

 

The strong stocking policy right up to the eve of the match day is something I have not seen before. We would have preferred that there was no stocking in the run up to the event. Instead, they were still stocking 24 hours before the match!  In hindsight, I believe that we should have had less rods on dries during practice and concentrated more on pulling blobs/boobies etc. Had the wind been low or even moderate with the fish in a while, then dries would have featured prominently.  Again…. we are learning all the time.

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Having said all the above, a big congratulation must go to Scotland who had a very impressive team average of 5.2 fish per person!  Well done to them.

 

So, I can safely say that we have been a little unlucky on this occasion and the fish numbers on final day are certainly not a fair reflection of the talent that was in this team and the work that was put in by the anglers and coaches.  It's all about continuous learning and I personally have learned a lot from this trip.  I am confident that this young group of anglers are better now than when this journey began and that is a great thing. 
On a personal note, I would like to sincerely thank team Coaches Gary Binley, Sean Dempsey & Francis Rafferty for all the great work they have done in practice here at home and in Wales, particularly when I abandoned them at the eleventh hour on Monday Lunchtime (I had to return home as my Father in Law passed away suddenly).  A big thank you also to Deane Reid, Ballynure Anglers for all his help along the way and for rounding up so many flies for everyone. 

 

Huge thanks must go to:

·         The wonderful catering staff who watered and fed us in Wales; Maura Reilly, Laura Govan & Margaret Fehilly. Great work ladies!

·         Tiernan Brothers, Foxford for sponsoring Heat prizes.

·         Toby Bradshaw (Gowen & Bradshaw) for helping with Shirts and Michael Drinan who helped out with leader.

·         Lough Lene Angling Association & Tommy Fagan for their continuing support.  

·         Everyone who took time out of their own busy schedule to tie flies for the team: Stephen Browne, Gary Stewart, Mike Keady, Denis Goulding, Seamus Kelly, Stan McCart, Michael Monaghan, Joseph Stitt, Brian Barron, Deane Reid & Kevin Sheridan.

·         Those who provided very generous sponsorship: LSTPA €50, Kilbride Anglers €200, Hollister ULC €200, Frank Dempsey €340, and in particular CMD Consulting Ltd €750, NARA €1,000 & Connacht ITFFA €1,000. 

This support helps keep the costs down on everyone, so on behalf of the Youth Anglers and their families, a sincere thank you! 

'Time' is the scarcest commodity on earth and to give up your time for others, speaks volumes of your character.  To those who volunteered their time to boat the youth anglers on the heat days and practice days…a HUGE thank you. This simply would not work without you.

 

Finally, to you the team of 2017 who have represented Ireland with distinction on and off the water; in no particular order, Jack Maher, Reece Moran, Conor Dunne, Chris Fehilly, Ciaran Flaherty, Rory Govan, Robert Hackett, Matthew Harley, Stephen Coulter, Aaron McCann, Rebecca Moffitt McGinn, Almha McDonnell, Oisin reilly & Marco Vimercati - THANK YOU! 

 

 

Next Years International will be on Draycote Water 01 August

 

 

Pat Kelly

ITFFA Youth Officer

 

Dave egan and leinster rule the waves on lough mask

 

Interprovincial 2017 Lough Mask

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Well done to Dave Egan on a tremendous catch of 9 trout in very tough conditions on Lough Mask. His catch torpedoed Leinster into pole position on the day. Dave won Top rod overall aswell as Top Leinster Rod  and Leinster won the team event on the day. Dave will now represent Ireland in 2018 along with the other 11 qualifiers.

Well done to everyone that took part in the event

Results 

1st         Leinster          44 fish for 6380 points

2nd       Munster          37 fish for 5610 points

3rd        Connaught      37 fish for 4890points

4th        Ulster              33 fish for 4490 points

 

Lennon Trophy: Best Overall Rod

Dave Egan ( Lough Lene) 9 fish for 1290 points

Scotch Bowl: Heaviest fish

Tom Sweeney ( Killarney S&T) 48cms (270pts)

 

Best Rod in each Province

Connaught: Deacy Cup         Seamus Kelly              1060 points

Leinster: Moylett Cup                      Dave Egan                  1290 points

Munster: Mc Carthy Cup      Barry Healy                 910 points

Ulster: Mc Crea Cup              Darren Maguire          680 points

 

International Qualifiers 2018

1.      Dave Egan

2.      Seamus Kelly

3.      Barry Healy

4.      Darren Maguire

5.      Michael Monaghan

6.      Tony Murphy

7.      Eddie Shanagher

8.      Ciaran Newman

9.      Denis Goulding

10.  Kieran Casey

11.  Eoin Dunne

12.  Julie Gerry

Reserves:

1.      Harry McAteer Jnr.

2.      Andrew Rea

3.      Barry Fox

4.      Noel Shiels

5.      Stuart Marry

6.      Fabien Tronche

151 fish caught and released. 

 

Many thanks to Ballinrobe Anglers for all their help and allowing  the I.T.F.F.A. to use their facilities at Lough Mask. Also to the Connaught Committee for all their hard leading up to the event and working with Ballinrobe Anglers to ensure the event ran as smooth as possible.

To the boatmen for looking after all the Anglers in horrible conditions.

A big thank you must also go to Michael Monaghan and the rest of Executive committee,  as it takes an awful lot of work to run these events .

 

Leinster would also like to thank Dave McBride of Southside Angling for sponsoring the Leinster Team.

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Boat

No.                             Anglers                                                          Boatman

1

Mike Keady

Gary Crothers

 

Jackie Coyne

2

Stuart Marry

Joe Barry

 

Peter Corcoran

3

Darren Curran

Stan McCart

 

Jonathan O’Grady

4

Michael Monaghan

Frank Kelly

 

Eddie Gibbons

5

Barry Fox

Barry Maguire

 

Danny Joyce

6

Brian Ferguson

Niall Cromie

 

Thomas J. Carroll

7

John Trench

Woodrow Acheson

 

Eddie Harte

8

Niall O’Neill

Ciaran Newman

 

Michael Vahey

9

Pat Hoare

Colin Cahill

 

Tom Sullivan

10

Dudley Murphy

DJ Byrne

 

Gerard Moran

11

Christy Nolan

John Brennan

 

Kenneth O’Grady

12

Tony Murphy

Denis Goulding

 

Noel Moran

13

Barry Healy

Brian Brennan

 

Larry Gibb

14

Dave Egan

Harry McAteer Jnr.

 

Mick Dunne

15

John Maguire

Gerard McSeain

 

Denis Kelleher

16

Martin McGorian

Keith Moffitt

 

Declan Gibbons

17

Alan Delaney

Alan Lutton

 

Liam Conroy

18

Noel Shiels

Kenneth O’Keefe

 

Tommy O’Loughlin

19

Julie Gerry

Gordon Law

 

Gerry O’Brien

20

Gary Binley

John Lyons

 

Ronan Gibbons

21

Karl Murrin

Jerry Cronin

 

Kevin Beattie

22

Francis McSharry

Kieran Casey

 

John Burke ( Ballina)

 

23

Padraig Fahy

Sean Bowen

 

Harold O’Toole

24

Patrick Kelly

Denis O’Leary

 

Peter Byrne

25

Mark Regan

John Harte

 

Richard Cameron

26

Oliver Dillon

Paul Delaney

 

Adrian Gorman

27

Seamus Kelly

Hubert Smith

 

Mattie Lally

28

Basil Shields

Paddy Ward

 

Pat Winning

29

Peter Roche

Eoin Dunne

 

John Munroe

30

John Flanagan

Pat Noonan

 

Gerard Linehan

31

Eddie Shanagher

Andrew Rea

 

Terry McGovern

32

Johnny Moroney

Willie Craig

 

Eamonn Kennedy

33

Paul Burke

Aidan Rush

 

Michael Shoevlin

34

Albert Adcock

Stephen Collins

 

Tommy Foley

35

Tom Sweeney

Nigel Greene

 

Ronan Cusack

36

Darren Maguire

Robert Reilly

 

Kieran Biggins

 

 

 

 

youth Qualifier this Sunday. Calling on all boatmen and women.

 

 

The first Youth Heat is on this Sunday on Lough Lene. It's a busy weekend I know with Inter pro etc!!  We are looking for boatmen and women that may be  available and able to help out on Sunday?

The competition will be held on Lough Lene from 11am until 5pm. Thank you so much. Please contact myself here or Patrick Kelly​ also on facebook. 

YOUTH HEATS FOR THE 2018 TEAM

,.. Announcement

The qualifiers (2 heats) for the 2018 Irish Trout Fly-Fishing Youth Team are scheduled to take place on Lough Lene, Co. Westmeath next month.
HEAT 1: Sun. 03 September 
HEAT 2: Sat. 16 September. 
Those anglers who are lucky enough over both heats will qualify to represent Ireland on Draycote Water in England on 1st August 2018. 
To enter the above heats, Anglers must to be aged 17 or under on the 1st August 2018. All young anglers from North, South, East and West are invited to enter and meet other young anglers at our heats. All will have experienced boatmen/anglers to help them out on the heat days. 
More details to follow shortly :-) 
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,Youth Qualifier this Sunday. Calling on all boatmen and women.

 

The first Youth Heat is on this Sunday on Lough Lene. It's a busy weekend I know with Inter pro etc!!  We are looking for boatmen and women that may be  available and able to help out on Sunday?

The competition will be held on Lough Lene from 11am until 5pm. Thank you so much. Please contact myself here or Patrick Kelly​ also on facebook.. Announcement

The qualifiers (2 heats) for the 2018 Irish Trout Fly-Fishing Youth Team are scheduled to take place on Lough Lene, Co. Westmeath next month.
HEAT 1: Sun. 03 September 
HEAT 2: Sat. 16 September. 
Those anglers who are lucky enough over both heats will qualify to represent Ireland on Draycote Water in England on 1st August 2018. 
To enter the above heats, Anglers must to be aged 17 or under on the 1st August 2018. All young anglers from North, South, East and West are invited to enter and meet other young anglers at our heats. All will have experienced boatmen/anglers to help them out on the heat days. 
More details to follow shortly :-) 
PLEASE SHARE
This is where next years Youth International will be held: wihttp://www.flyfishdraycote.co.uk/…

 

 

 

I.T.F.F.A .Club Championship in Association with Southside Angling

The I.T.F.F.A .Club Championship in Association with Southside Angling was held on Saturday the 29th of July on Lough Lene from 10.30am until 5.30pm . This competition was ran under I.T.F.F.A. rules on a catch and release basis, with only rainbow trout counting.

Twenty teams of four from all over Ireland took part in the match. Lough Lene had been patchy in the weeks leading up to the competition, but what lake fishes well in July.
The conditions made for a very Interesting and difficult match. There were 134 rainbow trout measured and returned and the results are as follows.

Top 8 teams

1. Lough Lene B team. 15 fish 11070 points
2. Coosan Anglers . 16 fish 10270 points
3. Lough Owel. 13 fish 9520 points
4. L Arrow. 6750 points
5. L lene a. 6090 points
6. Galway Corrib. 5750 points
7. D.T.A.A. . 5300 points
8. Owenbue . 4840 points
7. Conn and Cullin. 4240 points
8.Trim Athboy . 3590 points

Congratulations to Lough Lene B team , Paul Owens,