JUNIOR B LEAGUE SEMI FINAL
The mouth-watering clash of holders Feohanagh/Castlemahon and Granagh/Ballingarry in the semi final of the West Junior B Hurling League goes ahead at Tournafulla today Wednesday June 10th at 7.30p.m. with extra time if required.
PATHS TO THE SEMI FINAL
Feohanagh/Castlemahon group 1
Round 1: Tournafulla beat Feohanagh/Castlemahon.
Round 2: Feohanagh/Castlemahon 1-16, Newcastlewest 1-10.
Round 3: Feohanagh/Castlemahon 4-23, Duagh 0-4.
Play-off: Feohanagh/Castlemahon w/o, Newcastlewest scr.
Granagh/Ballingarry group 2
Round 1: Granagh/Ballingarry 1-10, Croagh/Kilfinny 1-8.
Round 2: Granagh/Ballingarry 2-9, St. Kieran’s 0-9.
Round 3: Knockaderry 2-16, Granagh/Ballingarry 1-16.
Play-off: Granagh/Ballingarry 5-13, Croagh/Kilfinny 0-6.
So today Wednesday 10th July in Tournafulla at 7.30p.m. is the place for all Granagh/Ballingarry Gaels to cheer on the boys in black and green and their management team of Conor O’Keeffe, Liam Carroll, Andrew Holmes, Steven Stapleton and Niall McCarthy as they bid to make it through to their first West Junior B Hurling League final since 2012 when they defeated the Feohanagh/Castlemahonboys 4-13 to 1-13 at St. Kieran’s GAA grounds in Coolcappa on Wednesday June 24th. The winning Granagh/Ballingarry side was: Jimmy Shiels (0-1), Neill Dunworth, Peter O’Donovan (captain), Michael O’Rourke, Eoin Casey, Brian Fitzgerald (1-2), Sean Lenihan, Kevin Trainor (1-4), Micheál Clancy (0-1), Padraig Lynch (0-1). Kevin Condron (0-1), Paul O’Brien (0-1), David O’Keeffe (1-1), Niall Carroll, Alan Chawke, Sub: Pa Healy (1-1), Paul Kennedy, Colm Noonan, Mark Tierney, Mike Houlihan, Mark Snow, Martin Tracey, Pat Carroll, Darren Clifford, Conor Hogan, Kieran O’Donovan, Seamus Stapleton, Kevin Moynihan, Kevin Forde and Brian Healy.
Feohanagh/Castlemahon scorers: Mike Hayes 0-7, Sean Flanagan (1-0), Diarmuid Creedon, Donncha O’Callaghan, Timmy Dore, Jason Clifford, Ross Egan and Martin Downes (0-1 each).
WEST JUNIOR B HURLING LEAGUE FINAL
St. Kieran’s GAA grounds in Coolcappa is the venue on Tuesday July 16th at 7.30p.m. for the meeting of Granagh/Ballingarry or Feohanagh/Castlemahon and Tournafulla or Knockaderry in the West Limerick Junior Hurling League final for the Seamus Flanagan Perpetual Cup.
MUNSTER SEMI FINALL TICKETS
Tickets for the Limerick v Tipperary Munster Intermediate and Senior Hurling Championship semi final at Pairc na nGael on Sunday 21st June will be distributed to the Granagh/Ballingarry GAA club members who have ordered them on Thursday 18th June in the clubhouse in Ballingarry at 8.30p.m. or contact the secretary at 087 2912356 to arrange collection. Please note all tickets must be paid for on collection by cheque or cash.
WEST JUNIOR A FOOTBALL
Round 4 Cancelled
The Granagh/Ballingarry v Cappagh West Junior A Football Championship Round 4 tie fixed for Knockaderry last Saturday evening was cancelled for good reason and will be refixed for a later date. Granagh/Ballingarry’s first game in the West Junior A Football Championship will now go ahead on Friday 19th or Saturday 20th June against Newcastlewest at 7pm at a venue to be confirmed.
GAA CUL CAMP
The Granagh/Ballingarry GAA Cul Camp for hurling, camogie and Gaelic Football will take place from Monday 13th July to Friday 17th July in the Ballingarry GAA field. A great week of fun is guaranteed for your child. You can book online at the moment at www.kelloggsculcamps.ie or application forms will be available in June. Attendance is open to primary schoolchildren ages 6 to 13. Cost is €55 for first child, €45 for the second and €40 for the 3rd and subsequent children. Any queries please contact Donagh McCarthy, camp-co-ordinator on 086 31233772.
WEST SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP
Askeaton is the venue on this Friday 12th June at 7.30p.m. for the clash of Granagh/Ballingarry and St. Kieran’s in the quarter final of the West Senior Hurling Championship. An exciting game is in prospect with the prize for the winners a semi final place against Newcastlewest.
Your support would be welcome.
WEST JUNIOR B HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP OPENS
Group 1 of the West Junior B Hurling Championship swings into action next Sunday June 14th with the clash ofGranagh/Ballingarry and last year’s defeated finalists Feohanagh/Castlemahon in Dromcollogher at 7pm. Five teams: Tournafulla, Feohanagh/Castlemahon, Feenagh/Kilmeedy, Granagh/Ballingarry and Newcastlewest are entered in Group 2 with the top team to qualify for the semi final and the second and third placed teams qualifying for the quarter finals. They clashed in the corresponding game last year on Sunday May 25th in Pairc Caoimhin O Luing, Feenagh where the Feohanagh/Castlemahonboys were 8 point winners on a scoreline of 2-14 to 2-6.
The Granagh/Ballingarry side was: Conor Mulqueen, Niall Fitzgerald, Eoin Cahill, Kieran O’Donovan, Mark Tierney, John O’Grady, Eoin O’Kelly, Gorden Cagney 0-5, Sean Lenihan, Mark Snow, Brian Fitzgerald, Alan Chawke, Neil Dunworth 0-1, Shane Mulqueen 1-0, Mickie O’Keeffe. Subs used: Marcus Moore 1-0, Brendan Lynch, Kieran Condron, Jack O’Donoghue and Jimmy shiels. Both sides have shown good league form this season and clash in the semi final tonight in Tournafulla at 7.30p.m.
So this Sunday evening at 7p.m. in Dromcollogher is definitely the place for all Granagh/Ballingarry Gaels to cheer on the boys in black and green and their management team as they bid to make a winning start to their West Junior B Hurling Championship campaign.
County Senior Football Championship
Round 3 Group 1
Monaleen 1-13, Pallasgreen 1-5; Drom/Broadford 1-17, Rathkeale 1-10; Ballylanders 0-13, St. Patrick’s 0-10.
Group 2: Newcastlewest 1-10, St. Kieran’s 1-8; Ballysteen 1-14, Adare 0-5; Na Piarsaigh 0-12, Fr. Casey’s 1-8.
County Intermediate Football Championship
Round 3 Group 1
Claughaun 1-10, Mountcollins 1-7; St. Senan’s 6-21, Hospital/Herbertstown 0-8; Bruff 3-6, Feohanagh/Castlemahon 1-11.
Group 2: Oola 2-13, Cappamore 3-9; Galbally 4-9, Athea 0-9; Mungret/St. Pauls 0-9, Glin 0-8.
Christy Ring Cup Hurling final
Kerry 1-20, Derry 0-12.
Nicky Rackard Cup Hurling Final
Roscommon 2-12, Armagh 1-14.
Lory Meagher Cup Hurling Final
Fermanagh 3-16, Sligo 1-17.
Munster Intermediate Hurling Championship Semi Final
Cork 0-27, Waterford 1-16.
Munster Senior Hurling Championship Semi Final
Waterford 3-19, Cork 1-21.
Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Finals
Galway 5-19, Dublin 1-18; Wexford 1-24, Westmeath 1-16; Laois 0-29, Offaly 0-21.
Leinster Senior Football Championship Quarter Final
Kildare 0-16, Laois 0-16.
Ulster Senior Football Championship Quarter Final
Derry 0-12, Down 0-11.
COUNTY HURLING LEAGUE
Division 2 Round 1 Re-Fixture
The meeting of Granagh/Ballingarry and Knockainey in the opening round of Division 2 of the County Hurling League cancelled on Saturday April 4th is provisionally re-fixed for Tuesday June 16th in Knockainey at 7.30p.m. which is a re-match of the opening round of the Premier County Championship won by the All Blacks at Fitzgerald Park, Kilmallock on Sunday April 12th. A tough encounter is expected and your support for the boys in black and green would be welcome in Knockainey on Tuesday evening for the 7.30p.m. throw-in to cheer them on in their bid to stay top of the league table and revert to th3e yearly one point championship defeat.
Wednesday 10th June
West Junior B Hurling League Semi Finals: Granagh/Ballingarry v Feohanagh/Castlemahon in Tournafulla at 7.30p.m Tournafulla v Knockaderry at Pairc Caoimh Ui Luing, Feenagh at 7.30p.m.
Friday June 12th
West Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final: Granagh/Ballingarry v St. Kieran’s in Askeaton at 7.30p.m.
West Junior A Hurling League Semi Finals: Croagh/Kilfinny v Templeglantine in Ballingarry at 7.30p.m. Drom/Broadford v Adare in Knockaderry at 7.30p.m.
Sunday June 14th
West Junior B Hurling Championship, group 2 round 1: Granagh/Ballingarry v Feohanagh/Castlemahon in Dromcollogher at 7p.m. Newcastlewest v Feenagh/Kilmeedy in Knockaderry at 7p.m.
Munster Junior Football Championship Semi Finals: Limerick v Cork at Pairc Ui Rian at 1.30p.m. Kerry v Tipperary at Semple Stadium, Thurles at 1.30p.m.
Munster Senior Football Championship Semi Finals: Kerry v Tipperary at Semple Stadium, Thurles at 3.30p.m. Cork v Clare atPairc Ui Rian at 3.30p.m.
Tuesday June 16th
West Junior B Hurling League Final: Granagh/Ballingarry or Feohanagh/Castlemahon v Tournafulla or Knockaderry inCoolcappa at 7.30p.m.
West Junior A Hurling League Final: Croagh/Kilfinny or Tournafulla at 7.30p.m.
County Hurling League division 2 round 1 re-fixture: Granagh/Ballingarry v Knockainey (provisionally) in Knockainey at 7.30p.m.
Thursday 18th June
Munster Hurling Championship semi final tickets for Granagh/Ballingarry club members who have ordered them to be distributed in the clubhouse in Ballingarry at 8.30p.m.
County Junior B Hurling League Semi final: Blackrock v West winners at 7.30p.m. Venue TBC.