Overcoming adversity

Since the Ebola Crisis ended in Liberia the Liberian Wrestling Federation has resumed training and its other activities.   Recently a community wrestling event was held […]

New NIWA Designated Safeguarding Child Officer

The Board of the Northern Ireland Wrestling Association is pleased to announce that Robbie Irwin is the new Designated Safeguarding Child Officer for the organisation. Robbie […]

Kitting out for Baku

Chinu, Yana Rattigan and coach Anatolii Kharytoniuk get kitted out on 2nd June with 11 days to go to the opening of the European Games in […]

Celtic Cup Wrestling Event

Sixty-Five wrestlers converged on the 4-week-old Foyle Arena in Londonderry for its first competitive event, the Celtic Cup. Roger Williams University, USA formed the core of […]

British Wrestling Chair

The role of British Wrestling Association Chair has been formally advertised both externally and on the British Wrestling Association website (link). Recruitment is being managed by […]

Cash for sports people and clubs

Mars Milk have now launched the MARS Milk Play Fund Through the Fund they will be donating 49 cash awards over a five month period to […]

Board confirms rule for cornering

With 35 UKCC Level 1 Coaches and 46 UKCC Level 2 Coaches qualified across the UK (link) it now becomes possible to set standards for cornering at competitions. […]

New arena for wrestling opens in Northern Ireland

A brand new Londonderry sports arena in St Columb’s Park was officially opened to the public yesterday.  The state-of-the-art Foyle Arena will become a centre of […]

Tickets available for Rio 2016

Team GB fans can now request tickets to see their favourite stars in action at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games taking place in Brazil from 5th-21st […]

Michael Grundy in Roman triumph

Michael Grundy won his category in the Brazilian Jui-jitsu No-GI European championships in Rome on April 11th/12th at Palazzetto dello Sport, Piazza Apollodoro 10, Rome. With […]

BOA names Baku team

With 51 days to go, the British Olympic Association has announced that Team GB will compete with 153 athletes in 19 disciplines from 13 sports in […]

Success in Sambo British Championship

On Sunday past a team from the Northern Ireland Wrestling Association tried their hand at cross-training and embraced the challenge of Sambo Wrestling. Four athletes entered […]