Ducksy Walsh

Michael 'Ducksy' Walsh is an Irish handball player for Kilkenny, considered by many as the greatest player to play singles handball. He contested the 2007 M Donnelly 60 x 30 Singles Handball final against Eoin Kennedy of Dublin. Michael won all of the Senior Softball Singles title between 1985-97. He won again in 1999, 2000 and 2001. He also won 10 All Ireland Softball Doubles with fellow Kilkennyman Eugene Downey.

Name Walsh, Michael
Alternative names Ducksy
Short description Gaelic handball player
Date of birth 3/5/65
Place of birth Kilkenny
Date of death
Place of death

Honours 16 All-Ireland 60x30 Senior Singles titles 7 All-Ireland 40x20 Senior Singles titles 10 All-Ireland 60x30 Senior Doubles titles 5 All- Ireland 40x20 Senior Doubles Titles 1 Waterford National Crystal Singles 7 Handballer of the year awards Numerous underage All-Ireland, USA and world titles etc. Holds record thirteen successive Senior Softball Singles titles 1985-1997. Holds record thirty-eight All-Ireland Senior medals.

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