Minor Notes September 7th 2014

posted Sep 8, 2014, 7:22 AM by Richard Canny

The Homewatch sponsored  St Brigid's U-14 panel who were defeated by a single point by Clann na nGael in the Division 1 U-14 replayed final on Saturday, September 6th, 2014.

Minors: Well done to the RBK sponsored minor team who had a good win against St Dominic’s in the Division 1 Championship at Knockcroghery on Friday last. Final scoreline: St Brigid’s 0-15, St Dominic’s 1-9. Their next championship game is against St Ciaran’s in Kiltoom on Friday next, September 12th at 7.30 pm.

U-14s: Hard luck to the Homewatch sponsored Division 1 team who were pipped by Clann na nGael in the replayed final on Saturday afternoon in Ballyforan. It was another tense and hard-fought game in which either team could have won it on the day. (See match report elsewhere). Team: Jack Schouler, Mark Haran, Paul McGrath, Luke Grieslan, Ciaran Quinn, Pearse Frost, Robbie Dolan (1-0), Shane Cunnane (0-1), Darragh Murray, Billy McDonnell (0-1), Ian O’Rourke, Adam Murtagh (0-2, one free), Daniel McDermott, Ruairi Smyth (1-0), Tom O’Carroll (0-2). Subs. used: Ciaran Sugrue, Ruaidhri Fallon, Eoghan Derwin, Ben O’Carroll. A big thank you to the management team of Dermot O’Connor, Conor Martin, Mark Grehan, Eamon Cunnane, Michael McDermott and John Kelly for their huge work in preparing the team for the league and championship campaigns.

U-12s: The Millmount sponsored Division 1 team put in a good performance away to Clann na nGael on Sunday morning last in their final league game. Clann were leading by two points at half-time but finished the stronger in the second thirty minutes to close out the game and take the points. On Saturday morning last, the Division 3 and 5 teams played back to back games against Michael Glaveys and Kilglass Gaels respectively with both games finishing in a draw. Final scorelines: Division 3: St Brigid's 0-10, Michael Glavey’s 1-7; Division 5 - St Brigid's 2-8, Kilglass Gaels 3-5.

U-10s: In the Clann na nGael tournament the week before last, the Sheraton Hotel sponsored U-10s had a narrow win over Padraig Pearses while the U-9s had a comprehensive win to collect 4 more points. On Wednesday night last in Kiltoom, the U-10s had a narrow loss to Clann na nGael while the U-9s picked up two more valuable points to stay in contention at the top of the league. This week’s games are scheduled for Monday night, September 7th, at 7pm against Garrycastle in Kiltoom while the last league game is against Athlone this Thursday night, September 7th, also at 7pm. (Reports on The Downes tournament which the U-10s won recently are now on the club website).