WHC World Handball Championships Women’s Finals Calgary 2015

2015 World Handball Championships Calgary Logo [References: 1]

Women’s Finals

Division TypeDivision NameWinnersRunners-Up
Women’s Small Ball
WOOpenAisling ReillyCatriona Casey
WODOpenMartina McMahon /
Aisling Reilly
Aishling O’Keeffe /
Catriona Casey
Female Big Ball 1 Wall
FB1OOpenDanielle DaskalakisSandy Ng
FB1BBAna Belen GinerMonica Moya
FB1CCCassandra RodriguezNatasha Coughlan
FB13030+Theresa HaleyKerry White
FB14040+Maria RiveraAvoureen Coleman
FB14545+Karen McConneyBernice Torres
FB1ODOpenDanielle Daskalakis /
Sandy Ng
Karen McConney /
Lorraine Havern
FB1BDBAna Belen Giner /
Maria Jose Giner
Lian Chin /
Tina Johnson
FB1CDCMichelle Warren /
Avoureen Coleman
Aine ni Dhroighneain /
Bobbi Ui Ainli
Women’s Small Ball
WAACiana Ni ChurraoinClodagh McManamon
WBBSinead HanleyKristina Rude
WCCLaura KeaverNatasha Coughlan
W4040+Diane VallesStefanie Weaver
W55Veteran Golden 55+Donna MoselyPatti Green-Kent
WBDBLeona Ryder /
Clodagh McManamon
Leslie Amminson /
Meadhbh Ni Dhalaigh
WCDCLinda Connolly /
Siobhan Tully
Laura Keaver /
Kristina Rude
W40D40+Stefanie Weaver /
Donna Mosely
Diane Vallee /
Johanne Chevalier
World Handball Championships Women’s Finals Calgary 2015 [Reference: 2]


Aisling Reilly, from Antrim took home the two top prizes in the World Handball Championships in Calgary 2015. In the Women’s Small Ball Open Category she defeated Catriona Casey in the Final, and she also won the Doubles Small Ball Open Category with Martina McMahon from Limerick.

The World Handball Championships in Calgary had competitions in Men’s, Women’s, Boys, Girls from 11 and Under to 80 Plus in both Singles and Doubles for Small Ball, Big Ball 1 Wall, and 1 Wall competitions.

About World Handball

Handball is described on the GAA Handball website as the only real GAA World Sport. The World Handball Council says Handball was first played in Ireland, and it is very popular throughout the United States of America and Canada, with the World Handball Players the top Pro Competition, and variations such as Inner City Handball. It is also played in Puerto Rico, Mexico, Central America, Australia and Japan.



[1] R2 Sports (2015) main-logo-transparent_151_large [Internet] Available from: https://www.r2sports.com/tourney/imageGallery/gallery/sponsorLogo/main-logo-transparent_151_large.gif %5BAccessed 15 May 2018]


[2] R2 Sports (2015) Results: World Handball Championships 2015 [Internet] Available from: http://www.r2sports.com/tourney/viewResults.asp?TID=12602  [Accessed 15 May 2018]

[3] GAA Handball (2020) Player Profile: Aisling Reilly [Internet] Available from: https://www.gaahandball.ie/fanzone/players/ladies/aisling-reilly [accessed 14 August 2020]

[4] GAA Handball (2020) Player Profile: Martina McMahon [Internet] Available from: https://www.gaahandball.ie/fanzone/players/men/ricky-mccann [accessed 14 August 2020]


Thanks to Jillian Glynn.

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Last Updated: 18 November 2020

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