After two defeats since winning the World title in August, Killian Carroll bounced back to claim the Milwaukee Open Classic which has become the region's premier event, hosted by the Wisconsin Athletic Club, on the US Tour with Ciana Ní Churraoin making it an Irish double.
After the high octane action in the Golden Gloves Tournament at St Paul's in Belfast last weekend the spotlight on handball tomorrow falls on the Inter-club 40x20 Championships being fought out, at various venues, with Breacach from Tyrone, Belfast club St Gall's and Cavan's Kingscourt chasing titles.
ALTHOUGH Sean Cavanagh tried his hands and feet at various football codes, including soccer and rugby, before becoming a Gaelic football star with Tyrone, his first Ulster medal was actually won at basketball.
It was a Munster double in the FonaCAB Golden Gloves Handball Tournament, at St Paul's in Belfast, as Clare doyen Diarmuid Nash and Cork star Catriona Casey headed south with the Men's and Women's Open titles.
Catriona Casey returned to her winning ways in The Memorial at Tucson, Arizona but Killian Carroll stumbled again during the richest event on the WPH R48 Tour, his second defeat since winning the World Championship in August.