News 2015

Title: Irish Bouldering League - Round 1
Type: Competition climbing
Date: 12/10/2015
System Date: 12/10/2015
The 2015/2016 Irish Bouldering League leaped to life at Boulder World Belfast on Saturday 10th of October. With a brilliant turn out of over eighty climbers, Boulder World Belfast was heaving with energy and enthusiasm throughout the day.

The competitors across the six competition categories climbed on twenty-five excellent boulder problems set by the Boulder World team of Eddie Cooper and Lucy Mitchell. Competitors were treated to a range of boulder problems, some relatively easy some very challenging. Some of the boulder problems were set using the sublime holds from Flathold which have been sponsored by the Irish Climbers Online website,

As the competition went on, the top climbers in each of the categories began to emerge. In Junior Male Philip Murphy of the Hanging Rockers Climbing Club in Fermanagh managed to do enough to stay ahead of a very on form Rory Cummings. Victoria Watterson also from the Hanging Rockers Climbing Club was again climbing very well and took a comfortable win in Junior Female. Eddie Barbour eked out a home-side victory by the narrowest of margins, just one point, ahead of Daragh O Connor. Sheila Nolan took the top place in the Senior Female category ahead of Veronica Lee. In the Masters Male Ricky Young was in strong form, taking first with plenty points to spare. In Masters Female Joan Flanagan done enough to stay ahead of Jana Cervenka. 

Following the announcement of the results the competitors were entered into a draw for some great spot prizes from Rab. Competitors were also treated to a range of additional spot prizes sponsored by Rockfax, the Climbing Dojo, Three Rock Books, My Physio and Performance and the Fairhead Bouldering Guide. 

The next round of the Irish Bouldering League takes place in Awesome Walls Cork on Saturday 5th of December. 

For more information on the Irish Bouldering League please go to: Irish Bouldering League.

For full results click on the links below:


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