New Ducksy Walsh Cup unveiled

September 01, 2017

A new cup dedicated to the the late, great Michael 'Ducksy' Walsh will be presented to the winner of tomorrow's All-Ireland 60x30 Senior Softball handball final.

The Ducksy Walsh Cup, which was launched at Croke Park on Tuesday, will replace the Purcell Cup which the Kilkenny handball legend won 16 times during his illustrious career.

'Ducksy' died suddenly at the age of just 50 on August 4 2016.

Catriona Casey, Eoin Kennedy, John O'Leary (, Joe Masterson President of GAA Handball, Martina McMahon and DJ Carey at the launch of the Ducksy Walsh Cup.
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A view of the Ducksy Walsh Cup.
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Conor Hanlon with the Ducksy Walsh Cup.
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