DIHC vs. Carlow (men & women)

The 5th of December, DIHC traveled to Carlow to play against the male and female team from Carlow IT.
Carlow IT is a fairly new team but was still able to muster a solid female team with 10+ players and a male team with 15+ players. The court was short, similar to the UCD court, so booth teams were struggling with the short stint on fast breaks.

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2016 IOHA Cup – Group phase

The 28th and 29th of November in Gormanstown College

The IOHA Cup format has changed since last year… From a round robin tournament to knock-out tournament. This Cup is going to be played over two weekend: a first group phase of 30 mins games and a final stage with full time semi finals on the Saturday and final on the Sunday.

DIHC has engaged 3 teams in the competition this year. The usual Ladies team had to battle against Astra HC, UCD and the newly formed UCC women team. The usual man team – DI M1 – had to race with UCD 2, DCH & Sligo IT. A second man team – DI M2 (the older players…) – also played against Astra HC, UCD and UCC. Read More

Coach Tomas Martinonis Interviewed by Blanch Gazette

Screen Shot 2015-11-22 at 11.21.29Coach Tomas met James Hendicott from Blanchardstown Gazette for an interview.
Key take away communicated by James is that Olympic Handball is a fast ball sport with a quite a few similarities with GAA football but has the great advantage – in Ireland – to be played indoor! lol…

Tomas uses the opportunity to welcome any new players regardless of their age or level. Everyone is welcome to Dublin International Hanball Club!

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Big Thanks to James and Blanch Gazette.


Women’s Match Report: UCD vs DIHC

Sun 1st of November: UCD vs DIHC in UCD sports centre at 10.30 am

DIHC – defending their title – start the season with a convincing victory against UCD 23-31

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UCD vs DIHC, coach time

Only a week after winning the Edinburgh International Handball Tournament, DI ladies were impatient to start the IOHA league. Unfortunately a lot of the players were sick or unavailable for this first match… Read More

DIHC won the double Men and Women Championship 2015

WE DID IT!!!!!

DIHC Double All-Ireland Championships 2015
DIHC Double All-Ireland Championships 2015

In 2015, Dublin International realise the double men and women in the All-Ireland Championships. The ladies won the title by finishing first of the league (no final 4 is organise for the women league). When the men team did the same scenario than last year, by finishing 2nd of the league and wining the play-off but this time it was again UCD surprising  outsider after their victory against Astra. We want also to congratulate Lughnasa after their tide match against us they success to won the bronze medal after another Tide match.

We wish to our 2 teams the best for the next year with, we hope, the same success and maybe more 2 cup can be add to be a prefect year.  So well done Girls and Boys, keep the good spirit and the love of the game that emanate from you.