Tallaght MA haul home medals from Laois Open
Tallaght Martial Arts competitors at the Laois Open in Mountmellick

Tallaght MA haul home medals from Laois Open

TALLAGHT Martial Arts competitors were back in action at the Laois Open in Mountmelllick on Sunday, bagging 14 gold, 10 silver and nine bronze medals.

Louis McGlinchey won bronze in musical weapons while Liam Feeney finished first and Conor McClelland runner-up in Under 6 Points Fighting.

Lily Potter scooped silver in Under 6 Points Fighting before Josh Potter earned gold in Novice and silver in the Intermediate Under 10 PF.

Among the other gold medal winners for the club were Sarah Murphy (Under 12 Novice and Intermediate PF), Rachel Murphy (Under 14 Novice PF), Amy Comerford (Under 10 Light Contact and third in PF), Dara Clarke (Under 12 Light Contact and second in PF), Eryn Birkhead (Under 16 PF and Light Contact), Ellen McCaughey (Under 18 PF and Kick Light), Callum O’Connor (Under 16 Light Contact), Nicole Bannon (-65kg and +65kg Senior Women’s PF and -65kg Light Contact).

Edward Comerford finished third in Under 12 Advanced Points and Light Contact while Isabel Golding picked up silver in Under 10 PF as did Leo Golding in Under 14 Points and Light Contact before also taking third in Under 16 Light Contact.

There was bronze also for Eoin Finn in Under 12 PF before Sarah Cassidy clinched silver in Under 16 and 18 Points Fighting. Shauna Fitzpatrick earned bronze in Under 18 PF after Cillian McArdle landed silver in Under 14 Light Contact and bronze in Points and Dylan Guilfoyle took third in Novice Under 16 Points.

Next up for the TMA team is a Kickboxing Ireland National team training camp in Sligo in August ahead of the Tallaght Open in Firhouse Community College on September 11.

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