Kilruane Camogie News
Following a close encounter with Thurles in the Junior A County League semi-final, Kilruane emerged victorious by the narrowest of margins on a scoreline of 1-8 to 1-7 on Monday 9th July. Their joy was short lived however when two days later they were beaten in the Munster League final 0-12 to 2-4.
In the third round of the championship the u16’s played Nenagh in Cloughjordan last Friday night. Despite a good second half performance, Kilruane could not get the better of Nenagh on the night.
The U14 panel played Clonoulty in the 4th round of the league on Wednesday night last in Clonoulty. Some of these girls were playing their second competitive match in two days and as a result, players found it difficult to keep up with the pace of the opposition. Clonoulty ran out winners on the night. Kilruane having secured two wins in the league are through to the County semi-final with one game still to be played against Thurles. Fixtures will be sent to players as soon as they are confirmed.
The U13 panel played Toomevara in the 3rd round of the U13A league in Ardcroney on Tuesday night last. The girls played very well in a competitive and thrilling game, however Toomevara finished the game stronger and ran out final winners by five points. The 2nd round was played the previous week in Kilcoman against Burgess where Kilruane pulled-off a fine win on the tightest of margins by one point. The last game of the U13A league is against Nenagh on this Tuesday 17th in Nenagh.
The U12 panel have a County U12 blitz this Saturday 21st, venue and time will be sent by text to players.
Well done to Claire Kennedy, Sarah Coonan and the Tipperary senior camogie team on their 2 point win over Offaly in their Championship match at the weekend. They are now through to a play off with Cork this weekend. Lisa Cahill, Mary Walsh and the Tipperary intermediate team are also in action this weekend, when they take on Galway in Galway on Saturday.
Well done to club member, Gillian McSherry, who lined out for Tipperary in the Primary Game during the Munster final in Cork on Sunday last.
Well done to Newport u14 team on their marvellous achievement of winning the Feile competition.
The club would like to thank all the players, parents and supporters who helped out with the annual Bag Packing fundraiser last weekend. Thanks also to all those who contibuted so generously. It is much appreciated.