July 14, 2024

Lough Swilly Junior Angling Membership will host the All-Eire Junior Angling Championships in Rathmullan this weekend.

Round 20 boats will depart the pier at 9 am on Saturday and can return round 5 pm.

Waiting for the occasion, membership chairman, Charlie Devlin, mentioned a whole lot of work has been completed behind the scenes in preparation for the under-16 and under-21 nationwide championships.

“We’re delighted to have secured these championships once more, having hosted them beforehand in 2021 for the primary time,” he mentioned.

The occasion will probably be headquartered as soon as once more on the Station Home Lodge in Letterkenny. 

“Together with elevating the profile of the game two years in the past, it additionally helped the native financial system,” added Mr Devlin.

“In 2021 4 of the six anglers who represented Eire on the planet junior championships held in Portugal had been from our personal membership, so the championships had been an enormous success for us in each approach.”

He mentioned they had been actually trying ahead to the weekend. 

“It’s an excellent platform for our younger individuals to indicate the abilities that they’ve been working so onerous on all season, and I want all of them the perfect of luck. We’ll have twelve native anglers competing and there are additionally anglers touring from Cork, Dublin and throughout Eire. It seems just like the climate goes to be sort to us which is nice. For these at a unfastened finish on Saturday afternoon, they need to head for Rathmullan round 5 o’clock and see the anglers who will probably be representing Eire and competing at worldwide degree sooner or later,” the chairman mentioned.

He added they’ve been lucky to obtain nice help from native companies when it comes to sponsorship, donations and lengthen their honest because of them.

Stating that Lough Swilly Junior Angling Membership will host the All-Eire Junior World Championships in 2024 at Rathmullan, Mr. Devlin went on: “We had been so thorough with our organisation of the nationwide juniors in 2021. That’s the rationale we’re internet hosting the nationals this yr and that’s the reason now we have been provided the worlds subsequent yr.”

“Lough Swilly Junior Angling Membership has been going from power to power because it was established and it’s incredible to be internet hosting main occasions on our personal doorstep. We have already got eight boats booked for the world championships which is able to happen subsequent August.”


Nationwide Junior Angling Championships in Rathmullan this weekend was final modified: September thirteenth, 2023 by Employees Author