Saturday 18 November 2017

Damien Sheridan break Kick Fada World Record to secure title

Damien Sheridan from Dromard GAA club in Co Logford has won the 14th annual DAA Kick Fada competition at Bray Emmets GAA Club.

He broke the world record by three metres with a kick of 75-metres to overcame a top class field of inter-county footballers. Louth's Sean Connolly finished second with Paul Durcan of Donegal in third place.

The international event was won by New York's Patrick Murray edging Declan Traynor of London into second place.

2012 winner Serena Hannon from the Clanna  Gael Fontenoy club retained the women's title with a huge 51-metre kick beating Hannah Tyrrell from Round Towers GAA Club to second place and third place going to Geraldine Norton from Wicklow.

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