IOHA-SHA Celtic Cup Women 2022-23

Group Tables


Please visit the IOHA website for Official Results and Tables in [References 1-3]

Final 4 Results

Please visit the IOHA website for Official Results and Tables in [References 1-3]

Group Results

Group 1

Please visit the IOHA website for Official Results and Tables in [References 1-3]

Group 2

Please visit the IOHA website for Official Results and Tables in [References 1-3]


Day 1 (26 November 2022)

At the Dublin City University Sports Arena, Astra Women guaranteed their place in the Final Four of the Celtic Cup by winning both games in Group 1 on the opening Saturday, 29-16 versus UC Dublin and 26-24 versus Scottish team Kelvinside. In Group 2 both Dublin City Handball and Dublin International HC won through to the last four with 27-13 and 24-12 victories over Troon of Scotland, also at DCU Sports Arena. [References: 2]

Day 2 (27 November 2022)

Continuing play at DCU witnessed UC Dublin join the other three Irish teams in the Final Four with a 21-15 defeat of Scotland’s Kelvinside in Group 1 while in Group 2 Dublin City Handball and Dublin International battled it out for first place with Dublin City winning 20-10. All four Irish teams now went forward to the Final Four to be played in Scotland early in 2023. [References: 1-2]

About IOHA-SHA Celtic Cup Women 2022-23

The Irish Olympic Handball Association (IOHA) and the Scottish Handball Association (SHA) joined up to host the Celtic Cup in 2022-23 featuring both Men’s and Women’s Club Competitions. The Women’s Celtic Cup for 2022-23 featured four IOHA representatives: Astra, UC Dublin, Dublin City Handball and Dublin International HC, while two teams represented the SHA: Kelvinside and Troon. The six teams were divided into two Groups of three (two Irish and one Scottish team in each) to be played in November 2022 at Dublin City University. The top two teams of each group go on to play in the Final Four in Scotland in early 2023. [References: 1-2]

Olympic Handball Stock Image

Women's Handball
Picture Credits: [1] Photo Contributor: Dziurek Detail of handball goal crossbar with net and women handball match in the background. [Internet] Available from: Detail Handball Goal Crossbar Net Women Stock Photo 2060697002 | Shutterstock [Accessed and edited by Enda Mulcahy for Eirball 1 November 2022


Scoreboard References

[1] Irish Olympic Handball Association (2022) Competitions: Celtic Cup 2022-23 [Internet] Available from: https://www.olympichandball.ie/20221121161428-celtic-cup-2022-2023 [Accessed 22 December 2022]

[2] Irish Olympic Handball Association (2022) News: Celtic Cup 2022-23 [Internet] Available from: http://www.olympichandball.org/20221121220659-celtic-cup-2022-2023 [Accessed 22 December 2022]

[3] Scottish Handball Association Facebook (2023) Photo, February 14, 2023 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo?fbid=578288534327547&set=pcb.578303267659407 [Accessed 14 February 2023]

[4] Scottish Handball Association (2023) Double for Dublin at Celtic Cup Final 4 [Internet] Available from: https://handball.scot/news/double-for-dublin-at-celtic-cup-final-4/ [Accessed 21 February 2023]

Logo References

[HCL-1] Astra Handball (2019) Asset-2 [Internet] Available from: http://www.astrahandball.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Asset-2.png [Accessed 15 November 2022][White Background Added]

[HCL-2] Dublin City Handball Facebook (2022) Profile Picture, September 15, 2022 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=489791003155023&set=a.484019427065514 [Accessed 15 November 2022][Actual Logo] 306977931_489790999821690_5078718979595592605_n [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/306977931_489790999821690_5078718979595592605_n.jpg?_nc_cat=101&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=174925&_nc_ohc=xIL-zBb7G4QAX_C7UaA&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AfDX7uzHTW63glEIgIjX6bOHgGtAuzzI0uLbaK-C1c_2oQ&oe=63792B9D [Accessed 15 November 2022]

[HCL-3] Dublin International HC (2022) Profile Picture, September 7, 2022 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=569576978293275&set=a.569576964959943 [Accessed 15 November 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: 302127644_569576974959942_2923060759985413427_n [Internet] Available from: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/302127644_569576974959942_2923060759985413427_n.jpg?_nc_cat=103&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=hMuNbiNeX7EAX-4dMvP&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AfCHOMYhjDryv1qkNMBLxTPgzk_UaUGZhrf6Ep55_RfqxA&oe=6379A8F4 [Accessed 15 November 2022]

[HCL-5] UCD AFC Facebook (2022) Profile Picture, January 3, 2019 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/UCDAFC/photos/a.436075842228/10154009765492229/ [Accessed 2 March 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.18169-9/12809784_10154009765492229_5819653587549611131_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&ccb=1-5&_nc_sid=09cbfe&_nc_ohc=dW0QAgQT0s8AX9FRH36&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AT-zMsgHZu2N0DFzVYUghS0pBleaUyuQwt0pW5je7g4kcQ&oe=6243ECFE ][Accessed 2 March 2022]

[OH-SHA-L1] Scottish Handball Association Facebook (2022) Photo, November 25, 2022 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/photo/?fbid=518765913613143&set=pcb.518765960279805 ][Accessed 26 December 2022][Actual Logo Reference at: https://scontent-dub4-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t39.30808-6/316218485_518765900279811_6438828899753968224_n.jpg?_nc_cat=100&ccb=1-7&_nc_sid=730e14&_nc_ohc=UjG3fUKGccIAX9S-gf7&_nc_ht=scontent-dub4-1.xx&oh=00_AfD6Ch1SkAr2jvF9pVXCOiUGjgaADBme7mjxvupejQivrQ&oe=63AE6909 ][Accessed 26 December 2022]

[OH-SHA-L2] Troon Handball Club (2022) download (1) [Internet] Available from: https://img-res.pitchero.com/?url=images.pitchero.com%2Fclub_logos%2F70944%2FDafnPPxyQ4i5ODemvdQM_logo.png&bg=null&h=135&w=135&t=square&q=80 [Accessed 26 December 2022]


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