Ganly’s Longford Sports Star Awards 2019: Ingus Dvinis a rising star with ‘Midland Thunder’ inline roller hockey team

Ganly’s Longford Sports Star Awards 2019: Ingus Dvinis a rising star with ‘Midland Thunder’ inline roller hockey team

Ingus Dvinis

A student at Templemichael College, Ingus Dvinis, is a multiple national title winner with his club ‘Midland Thunder’ inline roller hockey team. They have won the national championship for the past two years and the National League for 2019. 

Also read: Overall 2019 Ganly’s Longford Sports Star of the Year will be revealed at Friday’s gala awards

In addition to this, Ingus was nominated for the “MVP” Most Valuable Player in the finals series. Along with their roller hockey success, the team were also successful winning the National League on ice in 2019.

Ingus has competed in two international Sparta Cup competitions in Spain, competing in alternative years for the Irish National Junior team and again with Midland Thunder. He was again voted “MVP” in two of these matches. 

Ingus is presently balancing his Leaving Certificate in Templemichael College with some very intensive training for international trials which were held in Vancouver, Canada. 

He is training weekly in Dundalk and Dublin, three times a week locally for hockey along with a comprehensive gym programme to prepare for further endeavour.

Ingus’ dedication to achieve at the highest levels is supported by his continued drive to improve in fitness, skill and competitive action.

* The 2019 Ganly’s Longford Sports Star Awards will be presented at a gala presentation dinner on Friday, November 29, at 8pm in The Longford Arms Hotel.

Tickets for the Ganly’s Longford Sport Star Awards, costing €35, are on sale and they can be purchased at reception in the Longford Leader office, telephone 043 33 45241.

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