There was a good crowd in attendance at the Final of the Billy Ronan Tournament in Tom Ryall Park Kilmanagh on Sunday
BARROW RANGERS 1-13 WINDGAP 0-13
Barrow Rangers had to withstand a strong second half rally from a determined Windgap side before laying their hands on the Kevin Fennelly Memorial Cup following a hard fought game at Thomastown on Friday evening last. This was a game full of passion, commitment, pride and courage as both sides strove valiantly to emerge victorious.
LISDOWNEY 0 – 13 BARROW RANGERS 1 – 5
Barrow Rangers interest in this years under-16 Hurling championship ended at Lisdowney on Tuesday last when the went under to the home side in the Shield quarter final after a close and at times exciting game.
Dublin proved too strong for Kilkenny in yesterday’s Leinster minor hurling final played in Croke Park yesterday. Dublin seemed physically dominant over Kilkenny and opened strongly registering three points in the first 10 minutes one from Glenn Whelan and two from Paul Winters.The Kilkenny mentors switched Kevin Kelly, to centre-forward, and the star of last year’s side helped Kilkenny back into contention. The breeze seemed to favour the Dubs slightly, but their shooting from distance was inaccurate
Ten point Coady shoots the ’Lockes to victory
John Lockes 0-17 Conahy Shamrocks 0-13
THE third round clash in the Intermediate Hurling League ended with big-hearted John Lockes (Callan) claiming their second victory in front of a good attendance in Tullaroan. The star of the show for the winners was P.J. Coady, who scored 10 of their points.
As soon as referee, Maurice Flynn, threw-in the ball Conahy showed a serious attitude, but they failed to back up appearances with action. Ten seconds in Peter Vickery (C) opened the scoring. The ’Lockes replied when P.J. Coady pointed a free.