Kilruane MacDonaghs News
Junior C Hurling
The junior C hurlers qualified for the semi-final with a seven point win against Ballinahinch in Shalee on a 2-12 to 1-8 scoreline. After playing with the breeze in the first half MacDonaghs enjoyed an eight point interval lead helped by a goal from Sean Hayes. In the second period Ballinahinch clawed their way back into the game but a goal from Danny Reddan in the final quarter sealed the issue. Team: Robert Ward, Cian Williams, Colin England, Timmy Walsh, Eoin Burns, David Slattery, Fergus England, Kevin Prout (0-1), Scott Hodgins (0-1), Morgan Conway (0-5), Dermot Murphy, Alan Darcy, Robert Austin, Sean Hayes (1-0) and Ronan Boyle (0-4). Subs: Mark Spain (0-1) and Danny Reddan (1-0).
Junior A Hurling
The junior A hurlers await the winners of Ballylooby and Kilsheelan in the county quarter-final.
The U-21 hurlers will play Lorrha in the North semi-final.
The U-10 hurlers participated in the Nenagh Eire Og hurling tournament last Saturday. They had four enjoyable games and were defeated by Ahane in the plate final. Thanks to Nenagh for the invitation and their hospitality on the day.
Brian O Meara has been appointed schools coaching officer. Brian will visit all the parish schools on a weekly basis to conduct hurling coaching sessions.
On last Friday the McCarthy Cup and the U-21 trophies were brought on a tour of the parish schools. Brendan Maher, Patrick Bonnar Maher and Brian O Meara were given a tumultuous reception in all the schools by the enthusiastic pupils who were decked out in the blue and gold. The players were accompanied by county secretary Tim Floyd, north chairman Michael Sheehy, club chairman George O Leary, GPO Tadhg O Connor and school liaison officer Len Gaynor.
The monthly meeting of the club committee will be held in the clubroom on this Friday night October 1st at 8.00 p.m. There are a number of very important items on the agenda so a full attendance is requested.
The club would like to extend its sympathy to the Cahill family Church Road on the death of Kathleen Cahill and the O Meara family Bothar Mhuire on the death of Theresa O Meara.