Niamh's Boccia Fund

Niamh Dunphy has qualified to represent Ireland at the Boccia Contenental Cup in Barcelona in March 2015.

Unfortunately funding is not available for Niamh for the event so €1600 needs to be raised to cover all the expenses.


What Is Boccia?
Boccia was practiced for many years as a leisure activity until it was introduced at the New York 1984 Paralympic Games as a competitive sport.

 
It is practiced in more than 50 countries by those with cerebral palsy or related neurological conditions involving a wheelchair. 

The game consists of four rounds in individuals and pairs competitions and of six rounds in the team competition. It is played on a hard surface, and the goal is to throw the game balls so that they land as close as possible to a special target ball, which is called the “jack.”

 
At the London 2012 Games, 104 athletes competed in seven medal events.

Donations

  • Aine Gibbons 
    • €30 
    • 65 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • €10 
    • 65 mos
  • Celine Malery-Venables 
    • €5 (Offline)
    • 65 mos
  • Thomas Gowing 
    • €20 
    • 65 mos
  • Tom Dunphy 
    • €200 (Offline)
    • 65 mos
See all

Organizer

Niall Dunphy 
Organizer
Dublin
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