The u-10 hurlers won the county Community Games hurling final for the first time when they overcame Ballingarry in Semple Stadium on a 1-7 to 0-3 scoreline. Congratulations to the entire panel and the management team of Jimmy Cahill, Brian England and Colin England. Kilruane MacDonaghs will now represent Tipperary in the Munster championship. See match report.
Last Saturday MacDonagh Park was bathed in sunshine as sixty four young players and thirteen coaches assembled for the launch of the hurling coaching sessions. Seamus Hennessy was present to meet the players who gave him an enthusiastic reception. The sessions continue each Saturday at 11 o clock until the end of July. Thanks to Seamus Hennessy, the coaches and caretaker Pat Williams who had the pitch in impeccable order. We look forward to another huge attendance next Saturday.
Eighty participants have already registered for the hurling and camogie Cul Camp which commences in MacDonagh Park on Monday July 6th.You can still secure a place by contacting Gilbert Williams (087) 2176452 by Monday June 8th.
The senior hurlers play Roscrea in Toomevara on Sunday evening at 6.30 p.m. in the fourth round of the championship.
Kilruane MacDonaghs are at home to Nenagh Eire Og in the first round of the championship on this Friday evening. Check fixtures for confirmation of time.
Ardcroney N.S. drew with Dunkerrin N.S. in the semi-final in MacDonagh Park with both sides scoring 1-3. The replay takes place in Moneygall on this Thursday. The winners play Kilruane N.S. in the final.
Kilruane N.S qualified for the county semi-final when they overcame Annacarty N.S. on a 7-2 to 1-5 scoreline in the Ragg. Team: Grace O Brien, Lianne O Kelly, Amy Quinlisk, Maria Hogan, Katie Quinlisk, Laura Tierney, Ruth Kenneally, Simone Rotani, Emily Healy and Holly O Brien. Subs: Emma Kenneally, Eleanor Percy and Emily Grace.
The hurling wall was erected last week and the playing surface is currently being prepared. It is located at the rear of the Complex and is one of the biggest hurling walls in Tipperary. It is hoped that it will be available for use next week.
Senior hurlers Mikey Costello and Ger Corcoran have crossed the Atlantic to spend the summer stateside. We hope that they have a successful sojourn and look forward to their return.
The club sends its best wishes to all parishioners who are doing examinations.
Supporters have still an opportunity to join the County Draw, which commences on this Friday June 5th. There is a total prizefund of €500,000 with two cars to be won each month.
The club would like to extend its sympathy to the Heenan family on the death of Pat Heenan and to the Treacy family on the death of Kathleen Johnson.