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Monday 12th November, 2012


Headlines: Cups head to Moycullen, Tommy Larkins, Meeliick-Eyrecourt and Athenry, Pier Head Minor A FINAL Replay!!!What can we say. This match took off like a rocket with twelve minutes remaining. At that stage Turloughmore were 8 points up. The rest, as they say, is history. This young Turloughmore side will learn a hard lesson from this, but had no answer for Tommy Larkins once they scored their second goal. Probably the most exciting 15 minutes of hurling witnessed at any sport all year!Scoreboard:Tommy Larkins 4-8 beat...

Defeat for Skehana in Connacht Final

Saturday 10th November, 2012


St. Josephs, Calry 1-11.......Skehana 1-10It was bitter disappointment for Skehana who earlier today narrowly lost out to their Sligo opponents in this AIB Connacht Club Junior Hurling Final.More to follow......

Skehana bid for Connacht Junior Honours today

Saturday 10th November, 2012



The men of Skehana will be bidding for provincial honours as they play the refixed Connacht Junior Hurling Final later today at the Connacht GAA Centre of Excellence Grounds in Ballyhaunis at 3pm.The original fixture was postponed last weekend due to waterlogged pitch, with the opposing side from Calry St. Josephs waiting for Skehana. The two clubs have met each other at this stage before, with Skehana winning in 2008, while Cary getting revenge in 2009. That recent history between the two sides will only add to the occassion today...


The first of this years Junior championship finals takes place this Saturday 10th November as the men of Athenry and Meelick-Eyrecourt tog out and do battle for this years GULLANE'S HOTEL JUNIOR C Huring Championship Title. AthenryAthenry are definitely one of the teams of the championship so far. They topped their group with 3 wins from 3 (over TAD, Clarinbridge and Kilnadeema-Leitrim), and then easily accounted for the challenges of Ballindereen in the quarters, and then TAD in the semi's. But what is most impressive is their...

Intermediate Shield FINAL Sat 10th

Friday 09th November, 2012


In the inaugural Intermediate Shield Final this weekend we have Ballindereen and Meelick-Eyrecourt battling it out for the honours. Throw in for this game is at 1pm in Ballinasloe with P. Campbell officiating. Ballindereen have been waiting to find out their final opponents, Meelick Eyrecourt, for the past few weeks, who will be playing consecutive weekends after comfortably disposing of Clarinbridge in their semi-final last weekend 2-12 to 1-7. Ballindereen defeated Oranmore-Maree in their semi-final 2-19 to...

Minor A Replay set for this Sunday

Thursday 08th November, 2012


Another replay and another exciting prospect in store as Tommy Larkins and Turloughmore draw up new battlelines as they prepare to face each other again in this battle to be crowned County Minor Champions for 2012The match the first day ended in a draw (Tommy Larkins 2-11 to Turloughmore 0-17). The sides were level at half-time, and although Turloughmore took a good lead in the second half, it was them who had to get the last score that game to earn the draw. Replays can often take a mind of their own but one can be confident enough in saying...

Killimor v Sarsfields in Junior B semi

Thursday 08th November, 2012


The action continues this weekend in the GULLANE's HOTEL Junior B hurling Championship with the playing of the second semi-final between Sarsfields and Killimor.Already through to the final are Ardrahan who scored a hard-earned win over Salthill-Knocknacarra last weekend. The South Galway side had to come from behind at the interval to pull off the win. Salthill-Knocknacarra were the more impressive in the first half, but may feel their half-time lead of 1-3 to 0-4 didnt reflect their play. However, Ardrahan came out at the...

Walsh Cup Draw 2013

Thursday 08th November, 2012


The draw for the 2013 Walsh Cup senior hurling competition has taken place.Sunday 20 January 2013First roundWexford v DIT, WexfordWestmeath v NUIG, MullingarLaois v UCD, PortlaoiseCarlow v Antrim, CarlowSunday 27 January 2013Quarter-finalsWexford or DIT v Offaly, TBCWestmeath or NUIG v Kilkenny, TBCLaois or UCD v Dublin, TBCCarlow or Antrim v Galway, TBCSunday 3 February 2013Semi-finalsWexford or DIT or Offaly v Westmeath or NUIG or Kilkenny, TBCLaois or UCD or Dublin v Carlow or Antrim or Galway, TBCSunday 10 February...

Loughrea qualify for Junior A final

Thursday 08th November, 2012


Loughrea's fine hurling year continues as their Junior hurlers last weekend qualifed for this years GULLANES HOTEL JUNIOR A Final. The Lakesiders beat old rivals Mullagh in a tough game on a scoreline of Loughrea 1-14, Mullagh 2-7. The Loughrea lads are now back on track to repeat their win of 2009 and will now wait and see who they play in the decider.Barna-Furbo also waiting, as they have another week to wait to see who they meet in the other semi-final. The fourth quarter-final between Portumna and Castlegar has yet to be decided, as...

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Wednesday 07th November, 2012


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Match report of County Intermediate final

Wednesday 07th November, 2012


KILLIMORDALY'S FORTUNES RISE AGAINKILLIMORDALY 0-17.......................AHASCRAGH-FOHENAGH 0-14The 2012 County Intermediate Title goes to Killimordaly as they regain the title last won in 2006, and in the process head upwards to the senior grade for 2013. With every winner there must be a loser, and what a gallant performance it was from the Ahascragh-Fohenagh side who played with great heart and determination that one is sure that they will be back on the big stage again soon.This game was one of the finest of the year in...


They've had to wait an extra two weeks for this match but what a prospect in store this Sunday as the years PIER HEAD BAR & RESTAURANT Minor B1 Hurling Championship FINAL takes place with the lads of Moycullen and Sarsfields facing each other for the honours.Note: we had this final already previewed so we will just repeat and update it here.For Moycullen, after their intermediates great exploits this time last year, it is another county final as their minor hurlers are now just 60 minutes away from lifting the title (note their...

The Hurling Board have confirmed that this years SENIOR SHIELD Final will take place as a curtain raiser to the County Final on Sunday 18th November in Pearse Stadium.With Craughwell already in the final, this weekend's second semi-final between Kinvara and Sarsfields now has an added incentive as both sides would surely love to be togging out for a final in Pearse Stadium.This semi-final takes place at 7pm in Ardrahan in what is a novel idea by the Hurling Board to bring in Friday evening hurling at this time of the year. With a superb...

County Final fixed for Sun 18th November

Tuesday 06th November, 2012



The eagerly anticipated SALTHILL HOTEL 2012 Senior Hurling Final between Loughrea and St. Thomas has been fixed for Sunday 18th November in Pearse Stadium.This will be a rematch of an earlier group game which finished all level, so we can expect another close exciting match here. Loughrea are seeking only their 3rd title, while St. Thomas look for their maiden victory (although the old Peterswell club did win 7 titles).The county final will this year be preceded by the Senior Shield Final. At present Craughwell have one...

Lights, Finals, Action!

Tuesday 06th November, 2012


This comings weekends fixtures are again an exciting prospect, with 6 matches fixed............4 FINALS and 2 SEMI-FINALS.Kicking off the weekend is the game under lights on Friday evening as Kinvara and Sarsfields play in the eagerly awaited Senior Shield semi-final in Ardrahan. This match has the added novelty of being played under lights and will surely lighten the atmosphere for the weekends other games.We are also now well and truly in the "FINAL" mode at this stage of the season, with this weekend seeing a whopping 4 finals...

Craughwell GAA & Carnmore GAA Under 8 Hurlers showed up well in the recent Kilmacud Under 8 Hurling Tournament. Both clubs sent strong squads and was a great day for all. Link to article and pictures from the day below plus the article.http://www.kilmacudcrokes-hurling.com/news-reports/u8s-festival-hurling-2012From kilmacud website:The U8 ‘Festival of Hurling’ tournament took place on Bank Holiday Sunday, 28th October 2012, at a damp and chilly, but thankfully playable Glenalbyn. The outlook at 8am that...

Killimordaly win Intermediate Title!

Monday 05th November, 2012



Killimordaly's stint out of senior hurling has only lasted two years as they get back up to the top flight after yesterday's Finnerty Plant Hire Intermediate Final victory over a spirited Ahascragh-Fohenagh side, on a scoreline of 0-17 to 0-14.This game opened in a frantic pace with 7 scores from play in the opening 7 minutes.Ahascragh-Fohenagh settled well early, Killimordaly came back and took the lead, Ahascragh-Fohenagh levelled with 10 minutes left, but a late salvo of points saw last years beaten finalists clinch victory...

Match Report: St. Thomas topple champions

Sunday 04th November, 2012


Winners survive late scare! ST. THOMAS 1-16........GORT 1-15Champions Gort were knocked out today as St. Thomas's finally reach their first ever county final. But it took the Kilchreest / Peterswell club to dig really deep as there was a middle third of the match that they failed to score, but they fought back from 3 points down to lead by 5 points as the match ticked into injury time. They then had to survive a late score from the champions, as a goal and another close miss meant victory was not to be believed until the referee blew for...

Weekend Scoreboard

Sunday 04th November, 2012


Headlines: Killimordaly win County Intermediate; Gort knocked out as St. Thomas reach first ever final.Note: Skehana's Connacht Junior Final v Calry St. Josephs called of due to waterlogged pitch.Finnerty Plant Intermediate FINAL!!!What a cracker. Credit to both sides for serving up a treat. Congrats to Killimordaly who head back up senior and avenge last years final defeat. A deserving win on the balance of things. Much thanks to Ahascragh-Fohenagh for lighting up this years championship. Ye were a credit to your proud club...

Big weekend in prediction competition

Saturday 03rd November, 2012



Three matches this weekend out of four remaining in total, and this really is the facetheball county final. Can daveyfitz hold on to his lead as we hit the home straight? Will he get complacent and be caught?Start predicting people!The 3 matches this weekend are...Senior replay: Gort v St. ThomasSenior Relegation: Clarinbridge v Liam MellowsSenior Relegation: Ardrahan v CarnmoreThese 3 are impossible to call. Special mention to last week's to scorer wh owas larrycoen. He was the only one to predict a draw between Gort and St....

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