Irish Open Returns to Kilcock
The 2018 Irish Open returns to Kilcock Harbour. Just outside Dublin, with excellent transport links and free camping available, Kilcock is looking forward to welcoming you once again to this exciting competition with a great atmosphere – the perfect way to end the 2018 Canoe Polo outdoor season. This year will be special, with Kilcock celebrating its 20 year anniversary as a club.
International Teams are invited to come and participate for free (no entry fee and no charge for camping).
There will be 4 Divisions – Div 1, 2, 3 and an Under 14 division for younger players.
The competition venue is right in the centre of the town with easy access to coffee shops, convenience stores, supermarkets, takeaways and pubs. We will have 4 pitches for a weekend of non-stop Polo.
Free camping will be available at no cost at the local GAA Sports club, a 10 minute walk or 5 minute drive from the venue. Overnight facilities including toilets, showers etc. will be available.
FREE FOOD & REFRESHMENTS
Food and refreshments will be available free of charge at the venue for all registered players. Sunday barbecue !
Kilcock is just half an hour from Dublin Airport and an hour drive from the Dublin Port ferry, or 2.5 hours from Belfast.
Fancy a weekends polo away from home ? For teams visiting from outside Ireland, we will do our best to make it easy for you…
* Free entry fees – for all international teams
* Free camping – at nearby campsite with good facilities
* Pitch equipment – We will have dedicated pitch boats (XP3s) and equipment available for shared use, for teams coming from outside Ireland. Let us know in advance what you need and we will do our best.
* Airport Pickup – If you are arriving on the Friday night, let us know in advance and we will collect you at Dublin Airport.
All proceeds go to the National Canoe Polo Committee. This event is supported by Sport Ireland.