April 16, 2024

A gifted younger Donegal darts participant has simply been chosen for the Irish Youth Crew.

It has been confirmed this morning that Shane Porter (16), from Letterkenny, would be the solely boy from the county who will symbolize Eire within the Europe Youth Cup in Latvia later this yr.

A son of Gerald and Noreen Porter, the St Eunan’s School scholar first stepped as much as the oche when he was only a toddler and has by no means seemed again. 

Now, Shane is the present Captain of Donegal Youth Crew which reached the semi ultimate stage of All Irelands in Ballinasloe on the weekend.

He additionally performs for Brownes Bar in Twin Cities League in addition to for Glencar Inn who lately gained the Letterkenny League.

Shane on the oche in his a lot, a lot youthful days, with dad Gerald at his again.

For sure, Shane has been closely influenced by his dad who additionally competed for Eire at senior worldwide stage.

“We obtained improbable information this morning,” proud Gerald advised Donegal Day by day. 

“After an extended onerous season, hours and hours of follow and miles lined it’s a delight to announce that Shane has confirmed his place on the Irish Youth Crew for the Europe Cup in Latvia later this yr. It’s a testomony to his dedication, drive, perception and a by no means say die angle that has introduced this about.”

Gerald mentioned he has been lucky sufficient himself to compete with the boys’s Irish groups previously.

“However as we speak’s information is one thing I’ll cherish for an extended, very long time. In order very proud proud dad and mom, we want to want Shane all the easiest on his achievement and thank everybody who has helped in anyway to make his dream come true.”

Gifted Donegal darter chosen for Irish youth group was final modified: March fifteenth, 2024 by Employees Author