Congratulations to Seamus Hennessy on wining his second successive All-Ireland minor hurling medal. Seamus scored four points and finished as the teams top scorer for the championship with 0-33. He is the first Kilruane MacDonaghs player to win two All-Ireland minor medals. Eamonn O Shea, Enda Hogan, Michael Conway and Eoin Hogan have one each.
Billy O Meara Tournament
In the first round of the Billy O Meara u-14 hurling tournament Kilruane MacDonaghs lost out to Moyne Templetuohy on a 5-6 to 4-5 scoreline. Team: Dean O Meara, Tomás Hogan, Kieran Cahill, Aidan Boyle, Raymond Kelly, Jack Peters, Sean Cleary, David Williams, Robert Ward, Jack Banaghan, Alan Darcy, Jamie Heffernan, Andrew Brennan, Patrick Ryan and Enda Mulcahy. Subs: Anton Banaghan and Finnian Mannion. The third team in the group is Borris-Ileigh while Moneygall, Burgess and Silvermines are in the other group.
Kilruane MacDonaghs had two teams in the u-8 hurling blitz which was held in MacDonagh Park last Saturday. Also taking part were Kildangan, Shannon Rovers, Borrisokane and Lorrha. Team A: Seamus O Meara, Mark O Neill, Sean McAdams, Oisín O Meara, Ben Healy, Luke Carroll, Kian O Kelly, Jake O Kelly, Barry Shanahan, Alan Spain, Kieran Spain, Mark Stanley, Luke Morkan, Conor Quinlan, Cormac Doheny, Devlin Courtney and Aaron Morgan. Team B: Jack Dunne, Eoin Mulcahy, Jerome Cahill, Craig Morgan, Shane McAteer, Sam Darcy, Pierce Cahalan, Craig Morgan, Maeve Heenan, Eoin England, Paidí Williams and Luke Dervan.
Kilruane MacDonaghs play the host club Shinrone in their u-12 tournament on this Wednesday at 7.15 p.m. .
Kilruane MacDonaghs play Lorrha & Dorrha in the minor hurling semi-final in Nenagh on this Monday evening at 6.15 p.m. .