Carlow hurling win supported by backroom team of WIT sports alumni

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Pictured from left are Conor Phelan, Colm, Bonnar, Alan Malone, Timmy Hammersley

Pictured from left are Conor Phelan, Colm, Bonnar, Alan Malone, Timmy Hammersley

Four graduates of Recreation & Sports Management at WIT played a part in Carlow Senior Hurling Team's win in Croke Park, including manager Colm Bonnar

There was a strong WIT Recreation & Sports Management alumni involvement with the Carlow Senior Hurling Team at the weekend as Carlow were crowd the first ever champions of the Joe McDonagh Hurling Championship.

Carlow managed by Colm Bonnar (WIT Sports Development Officer) recorded a 2.26 to 1.24 over Westmeath in Croke Park to win promotion to the Leinster championship for 2019.

The success comes on the back of already winning promotion to Allianz hurling league Divsion 1B for next season. His backroom team also consisted of WIT Sport Scholarship Coordinator Alan Malone (Strength & Conditioning Coach), WIT Student Support Administrator Conor Phelan (Hurling Coach) and Timmy Hammersley (Sport Psychologist).

All four are graduates of Recreation & Sports Management while Timmy also holds an MSc in Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology from WIT.

Related Courses

Bachelor of Business in  Recreation & Sport Management
Bachelor of Business (Honours) in  Recreation & Sport Management
Master of Science in  Applied Sport and Exercise Psychology

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