Weekend Reports- Wins for Thomastown, Danesfort, Mullinavat / Carrickshock, Slieverue and Piltown
by PRO on the 9th of September 2015
St.Canices Kilkenny Credit Union U14 A Championship
Thomastown 0-05 Young Ireland’s 0-03
It was the victors who began the first half the brighter and raced into a 0-04 points to no score lead. Roisin O’Keeffe opened the scoring in the ninth minute from a free. Therese Donnelly extended Thomastown’s lead in the twenty first minute with a well taken point from play. Eva Hayes then tapped over a point. Roisin O’Keeffe then pointed in the twenty sixth minute to make it 0-04 points to no score. Amy Lennon responded for Young Irelands with a point just before half time to cut the deficit at the break to make it 0-04 points to 0-03.
Amy Lennon opened the second half scoring with a point for Young Irelands in the thirty seventh minute. Roisin O’Keeffe responded for the victors in the fifty fourth minute to extend Thomstown’s advantage to three again 0-05 points to 0-02. Ciara O’Keeffe tapped over a free for Young Ireland’s a minute later to ensure a grandstand finish, but Thomastown held on to record a 0-05 points to 0-03 victory.
Under 14 A Championship Shield Final
It was the victors who began the game the brighter and opened the scoring in the fourteenth minute through Emily Hughes. Piltown wind assisted responded well and got three points on the trot. Marlise Flynn started the run with a point in the fifteenth minute. Sarah Jane Brophy then tapped over a forty five before Aine Hennessy tapped over a well taken point from play on the stroke of half time to see Piltown lead 0-03 points to one at the break.
The second half similar to the first was a low scoring tense encounter with no team breaking the deadlock until Olivia Mahony hit three forty five on the bounce in the forty first, forty eight and fifty fourth minutes to go into lead. Try as they might Piltown could not the equalizer to bring the game to extra time and Danesfort held out to record a 0-04 points to three victory to claim the shield title.
St.Canices Kilkenny Credit Union Minor C League Final
Mullinavat / Carrickshock 4-12 Young Ireland’s 2-02
It was Mullinavat / Carrickshock who overcame a brave Young Ireland’s side to claim the Minor C league title in Thomastown on Monday last.
Kiah Dwyer opened the scoring for the victors with a point in the second minute. Young Ireland’s responded brilliantly and got 2-01 on the trot. Bonnie Comerford started the run with a pointed free in the third minute. Kate Drennan got in for Young Ireland’s first goal a minute later when she latched onto a breaking ball to tap home from close range. Steffi Fitzgerald continue the good run a second goal for Young Ireland’s in the fifth minute when her long range effort found the roof of the Mullinavat / Carrickshock net. The victors bounced back brilliantly with 2-03. Ciara Phelan started the run with a forty five in the eighth minute. Nieve Walsh then goaled from the resulting puck out when she gained possession thirty meters out cut through to handpass to the Young Ireland’s net. Ciara Phelan then tapped over a point in the tenth minute. Orla Grace then goaled from close range in the seventeenth minute after latching onto a Kiah Dwyer pass. Kiah Dwyer pointed a minute later before Steffi Fitzgearld stopped the rot for Young Ireland with a point a minute later to make it 2-04 to 2-02 in what was there last score in the game. Mullinavat / Carrickshock closed out the half with 1-01 on the trot. Jessica Dunphy pointed in the twenty fourth minute before Orla Grace got in for the victors third goal when her effort from thirty meters found the roof of the net in the twenty fifth minute to make it 3-05 to 2-02 at the break.
Mullinavat / Carrickshock began the second half brightly and got 1-07 without replay. Ciara Phelan started the run with five frees on the trot in the thirty fifth, thirty seventh, fortieth, fifty first and fifty third minute to make it 3-11 to 2-02. Nieve Walsh then goaled in the fifty seventh minute when she dispossessed the Young Ireland’s defense to hand pass to the net. Ciara Phelan then pointed in the sixty first minute to seal the league crown on a 4-12 to 2-02 score line.
St.Canices Kilkenny Credit Union Minor B League Final
It was Slieverue who are Minor B League Champions after defeating a brave Kilmacow in Glenmore on Saturday. Slieverue set to their task early in the encounter and edged Kilmacow 1-07 to 1-02 at half time.
Kilmacow tried there upmost to get back into the contest, but Slieverue got in for a second goal and ran out victors on a 2-08 to 1-04 score line to claim the title.
Piltown 1-10 Carrickshock 3-03
It is Piltown who are Junior B All County League champions after they overcame a brave Carrickshock in Piltown on Friday last.
Carrickshock began the game well and got in for the opening goal in the first minute when Jenny Dalton latched onto a Lisa Roche pass to blast to the back of the net from close range. Piltown responded well with three points on the trot from Heather Phelan from two frees in the second and fifteenth minutes before she tapped over a well taken point from play in the eighteenth minute. Lisa Roche responded for Carrickshock with a point in the nineteenth minute. Sinead McCarthy then got two points in as many minute for Piltown in the twenty first and third minutes. Jenny Dalton closed out the scoring in the best way possible for Carrickshock when she goaled in the twenty ninth minute after latching onto a breaking ball on the edge of the small square to tap home to make it 2-01 to 0-05 at the break.
Piltown began the second half brilliantly when they got in for a goal in the thirty sixth minute when Aine Power blasted the sliotar to the roof of the net from twenty one meters. Heather Phelan then tapped over a free in the fortieth minute to make it 1-06 to 2-01. Kerri Dunne responded for Carrickshok with a point in the forty fourth minute. Piltown then got three on the trot. Heather Phelan tapped over a free in the forty sixth minute when she brilliantly curled in the sliotar from twenty one meters, she then tapped over a point from play in the forty eight minute. Emer Long then pointed to put Piltown 1-09 to 2-02 ahead. Carrickshock came right back into the contest when they goaled in the fifty fourth minute after a scramble in the Piltown square, it looked like Aisling Farrell got the vital touch. Nicola Aylward equalized the tie a minute later. Heather Phelan clenched victory in the fifty seventh minute with a free for Piltown. Try as they might Carrickshock couldn’t get the equalizer and Piltown claimed victory on a 1-10 to 3-03 score line.
- Triumphant 'Town take the title
- Celebration time for Conahy as county silverware is secured
- Junior joy for Village as pain of final defeat is washed away
- Dalton leads team to final
- Thomastown race through the gears and deliver scoring burst to reach county final