Minors run comes to an abrupt end

Brow Rangers A.C.-The Kilkenny B,c/ships were held last week in Thomstown. Brow Rangers had 12 athletes taking part and won 10 medals. Isabel Gill was 2nd in the u10 ball throw and made the final of the 80m.

Brow Rangers A.C.-The Kilkenny B,c/ships were held last week in Thomstown. Brow Rangers had 12 athletes taking part and won 10 medals. Isabel Gill was 2nd in the u10 ball throw and made the final of the 80m.

Matthew Cullen was 2nd in the u14 100m and 800m.

Adam Kelly was 1st in the u15 100m and 800m. while Conor Kelly was 3rd in the u12 80m.

Katie Purcell was 4th in the u9 60m and ball throw.The u15 mixed relay team of Siobhan Coady,Darcy Hutchinson, Adam Kelly and Matthew Cullen was 3rd in the last race of the day.

Kate Cullen, Shauna Coady, Therese Kelly, Ellie Duggan and Eadoin Coady also competed very well for the club.

The Munster Master open c/ships was held in Tempelmore lately.

Joe Kelly was 1st in the m2 shot, discus, hammer and 56lbs for distance.

Murty Kelly was 1st in the m6 shot and discus, 2nd in the hammer and 3rd in the 35lbs for distance.

The Leinster juvenile c’ships were held in Tullamore last weekend and Brow Rangers won 9 medals and qualified for 13 events for the All -Ireland.

Patrick Darcy was 1st u14 shot putt, 2nd in the hammer and 4th in discus.

Matthew Cullen was 3rd u14 shot putt.

John Joe Kelly was 2nd in the u16 hammer and shot putt and 3rd in the discus.

Aoife Coady was 3rd in the u17 hammer and 4th in the discus Roisin Coady was 2nd in the u14 hammer Grainne Kenny was 4th in the u17 shot putt and Ciaran Coady was 4th in the u15 hammer.

The first 4 in every event go through to the All-Ireland.

Others that threw very well were Siobhan Coady, Grainne Kelly, Adam Kelly, Tommy Quirke and Emma Kelly.

Niall Mellon Township Trust-A charity fundraiser in aid of The Niall Mellon Township Trust will be held in the Ranchers Return,   Coon on Saturday 21st July. 2011 Hurler of the Year Michael Fennelly, All Ireland medalist John Mulhall and the Liam McCarthy Cup will be in attendance. Entertainment on the night will be provided by local musicians and singers. All are welcome. Admin. €5.

Minors run comes to an abrupt end-An early two goal blast by near neighbours Conahy was enough for them to gain victory in this minor league tie which ended St Martins run of three victories.

Till the young saints eradicate their slow starts they’ll face many tough matches. Final score, St Martins 1-5 2-10 Conahy Shamrocks

Team: Jason Shore, David Healy, Alan Kelly, Paddy Heffernan, Jack Dowling, Paddy Brennan, Loughlin Hogan, Shane Kinsella, James Callanan, William Trousdell, Shane Dowling, Steven Walsh, Brandon Sheehan, Donal Shore, Conor Dowling.

Subs; Tom Davies, Richard Teehan (used), John Joe Kelly (used). Ronan Tynan, Eoin Murphy, Tommy Quirke, Damien Egan, Conor Dowling,Aidan Eg

Third win for Seniors-St. Martins chalked up their third win in the Senior Hurling League with a win over Dunnamaggin. The game was played in Bennettsbridge. Dunnamaggin opened the scoring with a point but Martins replied with the first goal of the game,  good build up play by John Maher and John Mulhall set up Eoin McGrath who finished with a deft  touch . Martins added the second goal with a fine delivery from defence by James Dowling found John Maher who passed to the flying Joe Maher  who finished to the net . Dunnamaggin replied with a goal from a twenty metre free to leave just a goal in it with twenty five minutes gone in the opening half. Martins had to respond and they  did immediately with a well directed ball puck by Colin McGrath that found Canice Maher who made good progress towards the goals before passing to Joe Maher to score  his sides third and final goal of the game. Half time score 3-6 to 1-6. Wind assisted Dunnamaggin pilled on the preassure on the resumption but Martins defended stoutly assisted by the midfielders and attack who all scored from play. Final score 3-16 to 1-12.

Team Colin McGrath, Ollie Walsh, Ronan Maher, Shane Cadigan, Niall Moran, Patrick Nolan (Capt.), James Dowling, Paul Maher, Thomas Breen, Joe Maher 2-2, Brian Mulhall0-2, Canice Maher 0-3, Eoin McGrath 1-1, John Maher 0-4  2f 1 65, John Mulhall 0-3.

Subs: David Breen, James Maher, Brendan Maher, Mick Morrissey, Bryan Byrne 0-1, Pauric Haughney, Don Callanan, Noel Darcy, Brian Cadigan, Eugene Maher, Luke Maher, Robert Shore, Thomas Walsh

Gymkhana-Due to bad weather the gymkhana has been postponed until Sunday 29th July. All proceeds go to local charities.