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The Intermediate team played the final round of the league against Moycarkey in Littleton on Sunday last in bright sunshine. This was a closely contested match with a place in the league semi-final awaiting the winner. Kilruane played with the wind in the first half and Roisin Cahill opened the scoring with a point from a free followed by a point from play. Moycarkey registered their first score of the match with a point from play. Kilruane responded with a point from play by centre forward Mary Walsh. Coming up to half-time, Moycarkey were denied a goal with a great save from Sarah Coonan, they added two further points to level the match at half-time at 0-3 each. Mary Walsh opened the scoring of the second half with a point from play followed by 2 points by Moycarkey. Mary added a further point to bring the sides level at 0-5 each. Moycarkey responded with a goal scored from a free to put them in front. Shauna Tooher added a point from play but Moycarkey added a further point to increase their lead to 3 points. Roisin Cahill scored two points from play and a point from a free to level the sides again on a scoreline of 0-9 to 1-6. Moycarkey added another point and then Marie Hogan hit a great shot from play to land in the back of the net and put Kilruane ahead 1-9 to 1-7. As full-time beckoned, Kilruane could not contain the Moycarkey attack and Moycarkey finished the strongest to add a point from play and a point from a free to level the match again on a final scoreline of 1-9 each. This result puts Kilruane in a three-way play-off with Shannon Rovers and Moycarkey. Panel will be notified of next match as soon as fixture is confirmed.
Team: Sarah Coonan, Patricia Hogan, Georgiana Finn, Sarah O’Sullivan, Emma Cleary, Joyce Tooher, Fiona Ryan, Shauna Tooher, Maria Hogan, Niamh Costello, Mary Walsh, Roisin Cahill, Lianne O’Kelly, Marie Ryan and Shauna Heffernan. Subs used: Carmel O’Brien, Chelsea Cooney, Ciara Grace.

The U16’s got their championship campaign off to a winning start on Thursday last in Cloughjordan against Borrisoleigh in glorious sunshine. Borrisoleigh opened the scoring with a point from play. Kilruane’s first score was a goal by full-forward Chelsea Cooney and she quickly added a point to her tally. Amy Quinlisk added a goal from play and Borrisoleigh ended the half with a goal and a point to bring the half-time score to Kilruane 2-1 Borrisoleigh 1-2. Borrisoleigh were quick off the mark in the second half and hit the back of the net to add a goal to their tally. This was a wake-up call for Kilruane who upped the work rate from then on until the final whistle. Kilruane added a point from a free by Laura Shinners, followed by two points from Chelsea, a goal and a point from Amy Quinlisk and the last score of the match was a goal from play by Caroline Hill. Final scoreline Kilruane 4-5 Borrisoleigh 2-2. Team: Sorcha Heenan, Rebecca Whelan, Leanne Tooher, Cliona England, Tara Lillis, Bronagh Hogan, Laura Shinners, Becky Hill, Gillian McSherry, Laura Darcy, Caroline Hill, Sophie Whelan, Amy Quinlisk, Chelsea Cooney, Meadhbh Heenan. Sub used: Cliodhna Nevin. The next round is fixed for Thursday 8th May v Burgess. Training continues on Thursday evenings at 7pm and Saturday mornings at 11am in Ardcroney.

The U14’s played Shannon Rovers on Tuesday 29th in Ballinderry, match report next week.

The U12’s played Drom in the third round of the County league on Monday 28th in Drom, match report next week. Training continues on Wednesday evenings in Ardcroney at 6.30pm. New members welcome.

U6, U8 and U10
Training continues every Wednesday evening in Ardcroney from 6.30 – 7.30pm. New members welcome.

Best wishes to all club members who are receiving their first Holy Communion in Kilruane on this Saturday 3rd and in Ardcroney on Sunday 4th next.

Congratulations to Carmel O’Brien and Kevin Quinlan who got engaged over the Easter weekend.

Best of luck to all club members who are currently doing college examinations.

Sympathy is extended to the Whelan family, Stagpark, Cloughjordan and Maher Family Townsfield Cloughjordan on the death of Rody Horrigan, Capparoe.