Day Three – Tuesday 20th August

We are up and eager to go on day three of the World Transplant Games here in Newcastle, UK. First up this morning is Tommy Marrett, who is taking part in the Badminton Singles event. Later, we have our Bowlers taking part in the Bowling Doubles event. We are be cheering for: Lenny Ryan & …

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Gold for Dubliner at World Transplant Games as he thanks his donor brother for his ‘fast kidney’ which he received over 30 years ago and 7 in a Row Gold in Squash for Liver transplant recipient Deirdre Faul

Today marked Day Two of competition at the World Transplant Games in Newcastle. Despite harsh winds this morning Transplant Team Ireland's John Moran from Glasnevin, Dublin sped to victory securing the Gold in the 10km cycling time trial in the 60-69 age category  with a time of 18.07 minutes. John said, “I am delighted and thrilled. …

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Day Two – Monday 19th August

It’s day two of the World Transplant Games here in Newcastle, UK and we have a busy day ahead! Our golfers are off first thing this morning for the Golf Singles event. We will be cheering on: Eoin Hurley, Garry Campbell, Pat O’Sullivan, Mike Kiely, Marie O’Connor, James Nolan, Michael Dwyer, Ron Grainger, Kieran Murray, …

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It’s Tipp-Top success on first day of World Transplant Games with 1 Gold, 4 Silver and 1 Bronze medals scoop in Petanque and 5km road race

Today saw double success for the Premier County as a Tipperary woman, Sheila Gregan, ran her way to success, by winning a Bronze medal for the 5km road race, the first medal  for Transplant Team Ireland  in the first day of competition at the World Transplant Games which are being held in Newcastle Gateshead. While Sheila and …

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Game Day 1 – Sunday 18th August. Who’s playing?

It’s the first day of competition at the World Transplant Games in Newcastle, UK and we’re all raring to go! First up we have our runners who are heading to Exhibition Park for the 5km Road Race. Taking part in this event are: Anna Pokojska, Emma O’Sullivan, Sinead McGowan, Orla Hogan, Sheila Gregan, Kieran Murray …

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Team Announcement: New Team Doctor Ayanfe Obilana

Transplant Team Ireland are delighted to welcome new Team Doctor Ayanfe Obilana, who will be joining us in Newcastle for this year's World Transplant Games. Doctor Obilana said he is excited about taking up the role of Team Doctor. Fourteen years ago the Nigerian native moved to Ireland with his family who now live in Rochfordbridge, …

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