Kilruane MacDonaghs News
The senior hurlers play Toomevara in Dolla on this Sunday at 3.30 p.m.
The senior hurlers had a 3-17 to 1-15 home win against Borris-Ileigh in the county league. Backed by the wind the visitors started brightly and hit the first five points without reply. A Thomas Williams goal settled the home side and they upped their workrate for the remainder of the game to record a good win. Team: Ger Corcoran, Gavin McAvinchey, Martin Walsh, Pat Williams, Colm Williams, Diarmuid Cahill, Justin Cahill, Willie Cleary (0-1), Mark O Leary (0-4), Jonathan Cahill, Edmond Morkan (0-3), Shane Quinlan (0-1), Shane Williams, Thomas Williams (3-7) and Liam Gibson. Subs: Kevin Quinlan, Mikey Costello (0-1) and Freddie Williams.
The junior B hurlers recorded their third win in the league when they travelled to Templederry and took the points on a 0-13 to 1-7 scoreline. Having played against the wind in the first half they trailed at the interval with the score 1-5 to 0-3 in favour of Templederry. MacDonaghs had dominated possession and had spurned three goal chances. Point by point in the second half they nibbled away at the deficit and at the final whistle they had three points to spare. Team: Robert Ward, Cian Williams, Alan Darcy, Scott Hodgins, Robert Austin, James Keogh (0-1), Cormac Williams, Morgan Conway (0-1), Michael Reddan (0-1) Declan Barrett (0-3), Denis Cahill (0-2), Timmy Walsh, David Williams (0-1), Sean Hayes and Kieran Cahill (0-4). Subs: James Williams, Mark Spain and Ian O Brien.
The second round of the Parish League was played in MacDonagh Park last Saturday. Kyle overcame Ninety Eights on a 3-7 to 2-5 scoreline and De Wets shaded the verdict against Gorry Rangers on a 2-6 to 2-2 scoreline. On next Saturday the third round will take place and the results of these will determine who contests the final. The second round of the Mini League also takes place. All players should be present at 10.45.
Congratulations to Jerome Cahill Ardcroney N.S., Cian Darcy Cloughjordan N.S. and Jake Morris Kilruane N.S. who played on the Tipperary Primary Game hurling team in Semple Stadium last Sunday. Jake plays his club hurling with Nenagh Eire Og.
The U-14 hurlers lost out to Roscrea in the third round of the championship. They are at home to Nenagh in the fourth round on this Wednesday.
The U-10 hurlers hosted Naas lasted Sunday morning and two simultaneous entertaining matches were played. Thanks to the ladies who provided the refreshments for both teams and supporters.
Congratulations to the Kilruane MacDonaghs u-14 camogie team which defeated Nenagh in the county final. Well done to the players, mentors and officials on this great victory.
Best wishes to all who are doing exams
The club would like to extend its system to Carmel Toohey and family on the death of Stephen Toohey.