Clare U15 Post Primary School Final
St Flannans College 5-25 Ard Scoil Rís 1-03
On a cold and fresh night in Caherlohan under lights St. Flannans Ennis ran out 34 point winners over rivals Ard Scoil Rís in the ClubClare organised Clare Post Primary Schools Hurling final. This development competition promotes and prepares Clare players for the provincial championships which begin in January and given the large Clare contingents at schools like Limerick’s Ardscoil Rís and St Munchin’s and Galway’s Gort also features these teams from outside the Banner. The 'Bridge were also well represented on the St. Caimins and St Patricks Comprehensive teams who also took part in the competition.
The 'Bridge had players involved across both squads including Stephen Gavin (Flannans), Jack O'Halloran, Cuan Mac Giolla Ceara, Donal O'Leary and Dylan Keogh (All Ard Scoil).
St Flannan’s College: Brian Lynch (Éire Óg); Sean Meere (Clarecastle), Cian Breslin (St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield), Diarmuid Hastings (Ruan); Colm Daly (St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield), Graham Ball (St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield), Darragh Murrihy (Inagh-Kilnamona); Donnacha Mahon (Clooney-Quin), Rory Ralph (Clarecastle); Jason Keane Hayes (Kilmaley), Eoin O’Connor (Ballyea), Leon Talty (St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield); Finn Duignan (Banner), Dara Kennedy (Ballyea), Luke Vaughan (Éire Óg).
Subs: Stephen Gavin (Sixmilebridge), Eoin Hegarty (Inagh-Kilnamona), Darragh McDonnell (Clarecastle), Sean Considine (Clooney-Quin), Fionn Daffy (Inagh-Kilnamona), Riain O’Donnell (Crusheen), TJ Moore (St Joseph’s Doora/Barefield), Marc Kennedy (Ballyea), Andrew Clancy (Kilmaley)
Scorers: Dara Kennedy (1-6, 4f); Donnacha Mahon (1’65), Leon Talty (1-4 each); Jason Keane Hayes (2-1); Rory Ralph (0-5); Fionn Daffy (0-3), Eoin Hegarty (0-2)
Ardscoil Rís: Marcus Murphy (Na Piarsaigh); Ronan Butler (Ahane), Tom Slattery (Clarecastle), Oisin Donnelly (Mungret St Paul’s); Gareth Murphy (Cratloe), Jack O’Halloran (Sixmilebridge), Aaron Kelly (Cratloe); Sean Fitzgerald (Murroe-Boher), Cuan Mac Giolla Ceara (Sixmilebridge); Conor Bermingham (Na Piarsaigh), Cathal O’Doherty (Cratloe), Ian O’Brien (Cratloe); Rian Horgan (Murroe-Boher), Xavier Nelligan (Kilmallock), Alex Kearns (Na Piarsaigh).
Subs: Billy Gavin (Ballybrown), Evan Ryan (South Liberties), Tommy McCormack (Ballybrown), Donal O’Leary (Sixmilebridge), Eoin Hennessy (Patrickswell), Mark Sheehan (Ballybrown), Gavin O’Brien (Kilmallock), Mark Fitzgerald (Clonlara).
Scorer: Alex Kearns (1-3, 2f)
Referee: Jim Hickey (Cratloe)
David Kennedy in Freshers Action with UL
This week ULs second Fresher team contested the All Ireland League Final against SETU Carlow. David lined out at Corner forward in a game for the ages as the sides ended level in normal time on a scoreline of SETU Carlow 3-19 UL 1-16.
The Carlow side came out the fresher in extra time to win by 2 points on a score of SETU Carlow 4-13 UL 1-20
Cian Gleeson preparing for Fitzgibbon Action
Best wishes to Cian Gleeson who is training hard for the upcoming Fitzgibbon cup with Maynooth Universirty.
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