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40th Irish Open


40th Irish Open - Annoucement February 2023; Team DOVETAIL

"The Racquetball Association of Ireland have combined forces with Team DOVETAIL Racquetball to announce a Team DOVETAIL Ireland Tour.  Over the past few weeks, Racquetball Ireland and Mike Kinkin of Team DOVETAIL have worked out an agreement and we are happy to announce that Team DOVETAIL have committed a number of professional and international players to visit Ireland in May 2023.  These athletes will complete in the 40th Irish Open on Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th May, 2023.  The Racquetball Association of Ireland are working on a full itinerary with Team DOVETAIL to deliver clinics/sessions to our Coaches, Panels and junior athletes in each region for the week of their visit gaining the most from these athletes and their experience and knowledge.  A full itinerary will be announced later.  We are pleased to be working with Mike, a true ambassador of the sport, to make this happen.  With the 40th edition of our Irish Open, Racquetball Ireland wants to celebrate racquetball in Ireland and acknowledge 40 years of this event by creating a World class tournament.  The Association would like to encourage all our members to save date for the 40th Irish Open held on Saturday 13th an dSunda 1th May 2023, Arklow, Co. Wicklow. Online entry will be available shortly.

We are proud to announce that the following athletes will part of this Team DOVETAIL Ireland Tour in May 2023

Andres Acuna (CRC) 2022 World Games Champion

Marie Renee Rodriguez (GUA)) LPRT (Ladies Professional Racquetball Tour) Pro Player

Edurado 'Lalo' Portillo (MEX) IRT (International Racquetball Tour) #3 Pro Player

Two more players to be announced in the following days. Stay tuned."

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