Seamus Reade

Seamus Reade discusses his lifelong passion for handball. He recalls his earliest involvement in the sport and the strength of the handballing tradition in The Butts, Kilkenny. He describes his playing career with Talbot's Inch Handball Club and mentions various members of the club, including the renowned Ducksie Walsh. Seamus also reflects on his pride in representing his county at national level and the highlight of his sporting career: winning a senior inter-club title in the 1980s. In addition, he describes the various administration and coaching roles he has held at club and county level. He discusses the many international trips he has made to world championships. Finally, he ponders his disappointment in the decline of the traditional 60 by 30 game in Ireland.

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