The Handball World championships get underway tomorrow (August 9th) in Minnesota with a number of players from the Northern Sound region having traveled over.

Best know of them is the current World champion Paul Brady who will go in search of a 6th title having stated that his last outing in 2015 would be his last.

Speaking to the NS sportsdesk the Mullahoran clubman remarked his preparation for this championship had been a little different

Cavan’s Michael Finnegan is the head coach of the Irish team which also includes Monaghans Eoghan Mc Ginnity who will contest the U17 championship