Euro action this weekend as the mighty Laois Lions and Ulster Barbarians compete in Bernd Best Turnier Germany!! Ulster will be led by their leader Bernard Rooney!! Laois will be captained by Stephen Hickey. Carrying the coaching whip will be Ciara Staunton
We started are trip to Cologne very early on the morning 14th April at Terminal 2 Dublin Airport were we had to catch a flight to Düsseldorf. All went to plan and was hassle free which was great as there were 24 people travelling in total.
While looking for ways to improve Warriors Two, the management team read about Jack Charltons successful use of the grandparents rule in the 1990s and decided to adopt his strategy. Unfortunately they didn’t quite understand the concept and instead of picking English players with Irish grandparents they picked a team of grandparents.
The 2010 Bernd Best Wheelchair Rugby Tournament once again saw Gaelic Warriors break into two teams. Gaelic Warriors 1 were entered to the Professional League and Warriors 2 in the Advanced League in order to continue with the development of players at all levels from national team members to club players.
Warriors perform well at Bernd BestIn order to develop players the Gaelic Warriors were split into two teams playing. Gaelic Warriors 1, participating in the Professional League, was made up of Irish National team members while the Gaelic Warriors 2, participating in the lower Advanced League, were comprised of new and developing players, led by experienced international, Stephen Hickey.
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