Weekend Roundup- Senior, Intermediate Championships all begin in earnest, while Senior and Junior league final parings now known
by PRO on the 21st of September 2016
Senior Camogie League Semi Finals
Mullinavat 3-14 Dicksboro 2-08
Mullinavat secured safe passage thorugh to the league final on Sunday next against Thomastown after over coming a brave Dicksboro on Sunday. In a close opening period it was the victors who shaded it by four points 1-07 to 1-03. In the second half the regining County champions just showed that bit too strong for the the young Boro side and ran out 3-14 to 2-08 victors.
Scorers- Dicksboro- Orla Hanrick 0-4 ( 3 frees), Jenny Clifford. 1-1, Aisling Morissey 1-1, Aisling O’Grady 0-1, Niamh O’Donohoe 0-1.
Dicksoro team: Kirsty Maher, Issey Carroll, Danielle Kenny, Ciara O’ Shea, Sonia Buggy,Tara Clifford, Caoimhe Dowling, Aobha O’Gorman, Ciara Phelan, Niamh O’Donohoe , Lisa Hanrick, Aisling O’Grady, Aisling Morissey , Orla Hanrick, Jenny Clifford.
Subs: Aine Maher, Caoimhe Sheils, Aoife Prendergast, Sorcha Fennelly, Gráinne Hennessey
Áine Fennelly, Elaine Cullinane, Orlaith Moore, Rachel Lynch.
Thomastown 2-15 St Lachtains / Lisdowney 0-03
In the days other semi final Thoamstown showed no mercy when they easily dispatched to St Lachtains / Lisdowney side on Sunday. Last year’s county finalist aided by goals from Emer Donnelly and Anna Farrell secured a showdown with Mullinavat for the third final in sucession on a 2-15 to 0-03 points scoreline.
-Scorers- Thomastown- Anna Farrell 1-04, Shelly Farrell 0- 4, Emer Donnely 1-01, Emer Farell 0-02, Niamh Donnely 0-02, Aoife Farell 0-01, Sarah Walsh 0-01. St Lachtains / Lisdowney- Maria O’ Connor 0-2 (2 frees), Ann Dalton 0-01
Senior Camogie Championship
Piltown 1-9 Windgap 0-6
In this local derby it was Piltown who came away with the bragging right and put Windgap in relegation danger when proved too strong for the hosts on a 1-09 to 0-06 point score line.
It was Windgap who began the game brightly and opened the scoring in the twelfth minute through a Joanne Cody point. Piltown responded with three points on the trot thorugh Katie Power. She started the run with a point from play in the fourteenth minute. She followed this up with a brace of frees in the sixteenth and seventh minute to put her side 0-03 points to 0-01 up. Denise Gaule responded for Windgap with a point free in the twentieth minute. Piltown then went on a scoring burst getting 1-02 on the spin through the inform Katie Power. She started the run by getting in for the games opening goal in the twenty first minute and followed this up with a brace of points in the twenty second and fifth minute to put her side 1-06 to 0-02 clear. Windgap responded with three points on the spin thorugh Caoimhe O’Shea, Ann Marie Phelan and Claire Grace but Piltown still enjoyed a four point lead at the break at 1-05 to 0-05.
Windgap began and set down there stall early with a converted Denise Gaule free in the seventh minute in what turned out to be there last score of the contest. Piltown took charge of the contest and got four points on the spin withour reply. Carol McCarthy started the run with a point in the fortieth minute. Katie Power followed this up with a point in the forty fifth minute and it looked like the contest may be getting away from Windgap. Kellyann Doyle then chipped in with a point in the fifty first minute before Katie Power who finsihed a personl tally of 1-07 with closed out the games scoring with a point in the fifty fourth minute to see Piltown progress through on a 1-09 to 0-06 score line
Scorers- Piltown- Katie Power 1-07 (3 frees), Carol McCarthy 0-01, Kellyann Doyle 0-01. Windgap-Joanne Cody 0-01, Denise Gaule 0-02 (2 frees), Caoimhe O Shea 0-01, Ann-Marie Phelan 0-01, Clare Grace 0-01,
Tullaroan 3-10. St. Martins 3-3
2015 County champions Tullaroan made a winning start to life at the Senior Championship table when they overcame St Martin’s on Sunday. In a game where goals were aplenty six in total shred evenly it was Tullaroan who had the edge and progressed through with seven points to spare leaving St Martin’s in relegation danger.
Scorers- Tullaroan- Niamh Dowling 0-5 ( 4 frees), Miriam Walsh 1-01, Aine Fahey 1-01, Anna Marie Young 1-0, Grace Walsh 0-2, Aisling Pollard 0-1. St. Martins- Katie Nolan 1-02, Roisin Kealy 1-0, Hannah Maher 1-01.
Junior League Semi Final
Young Irelands 4-11 O’Loughlin Gaels 0-4
On Sunday Young Irelands secured a league showdown with Conahy Shamrocks after defeating O’Loughlin Gaels on a 4-11 to 0-04 point’s score line. The victors were buoyed with goals through Paula Farrell, Sarah Ann Quinlan, Aisling Carey and Laura Fennelly and just proved too strong for the city side to secure Sunday’s mouth-watering tie with Conahy Shamrocks for the second final showdown in as many weeks after Young Irelands claimed ACL honours.
Scorers- Tullaroan- Sarah Ann Quinlan 1-02, Paula Farrell 1-03 (1 Free), Laura Fennelly 1-01, Aisling Carey 1-00, Kate Drennan 0-02, Rebecca Nevin 0-01, Emma Comerford 0-01, Nicole Carter0-01.
- 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