HURLING-The junior A hurlers were narrowly defeated by St. Lachtain’s in a very exciting game in the the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Northern Junior A Hurling League/Championship in Freshford on Saturday night last. There was very little between the sides all through but it was the home side who held the advantage at the final whistle, winning 3-12 to 2-12. The intermediate hurlers were also second best to St. Patrick’s (Ballyragget) on Wednesday night last in Jenkinstown in their latest game in the Aylward Cup. The home side were forced to line out with a large amount of their major players due to injuries and were no match for the Ballyragget men as a result. In the end, St. Patrick’s were more than worthy winners by 6-19 to 2-11.
The under 14 - hurlers once again met the team that defeated them in the County Féile na nGael final, James Stephens, in Larchfield on Monday last in the Roinn A league. Unfortunately, a similar outcome resulted as the Village men won out in the end. However, Conahy can feel hard done by as they led 1-7 to 0-7 at the half-time, the goal coming from Ben Lawler. James Stephens battled back into the game but it wasn’t until the final quarter that they managed to create any sort of distance between the two sides. At the final whistle, the score line was certainly not a true reflection of the game, as James Stephens won out on a 2-17 to 1-10 score line. TEAM: Conor Blanche, Niall Walsh, Padraig Gunner, Tommy Hennessy, Geoffrey O’Shea, Donal Cass, Laurence Feehan, Edmond Delaney, John Byrne, Darragh Dooley, James Bergin, Ben Lawlor, Eoin Cahill, Bill Murphy, Karl Downey. Subs: Vincent Brophy, Thomas Rice, Darren Cuddihy.
The under 12 - hurlers enjoyed a great victory over O’Loughlin Gaels in a high scoring game in St. John’s Park on Tuesday last, winning with two goals to spare. TEAM: Cian Harding, Shane O Loughlin, Robbie Dooley, Dylan Bergin, Ciaran Rice, Karl Downey, Geoff O Shea, Eoin Cahill, Vincent Brophy, Thomas Rice, Mark Gunner, Darren Cuddihy, Frank Gunner.
Well done also the under-11 hurlers who performed very well in the Phelan-Stone tournament in Ballyragget on Friday night last. TEAM: Grace Mulhall, Jack Murphy, Darren Cuddihy, Ciaran Rice, John Paul Gamble, Ellen Gunner, Tommy Blanche, Oisin Cahill, Mark Gunner, Jack Bergin.
CAMOGIE-The schools camogie team were due to play their county final last weekend in Nowlan Park but this has now been rescheduled for this coming weekend.
The under 14- girls, meanwhile, were second best to a strong Piltown side in their latest game of the Roinn B league/championship in Jenkinstown on Tuesday night last. The locals battled hard but were the wrong side of a 3-7 to 0-5 score line. TEAM: Claire Maher, Alice Byrne, Evelyn Phelan, Aoife Birch, Siobhan Mullan, Caoimhe Bergin, Amy Morrissey, Aisling Maher, Megan Randall, Danielle Morrissey, Carrie Randall Emma Cahill, Katelyn Leahy, Hannah Murphy, Megan Cuddihy, Ciara Birch, Marie Claire Gamble.
The under 10 -girls played host to Lisdowney, Emeralds and Graignamanagh in Jenkinstown on Saturday morning. The girls played very well in winning all three matches. Sincere thanks goes to all the parents who provided refreshments for everyone. TEAM: Emma Mulhall, Caoimhe Hennessy, Ruth Hennessy, Yvonne Dooley, Eve Ring, Ellen Gunner, Grace Mulhall, Aoife Mulhall, Niamh O Loughlin, Sofie Carroll, Robin Morrissey, Amy Lawless, Ava McCabe, Lydia O Mahoney.
LOTTO-The numbers in the recent Conahy Shamrocks GAA Club Lotto draw were 20, 33 and 35. There was no jackpot winner so the consolation prize winners were Mary Coogan, Marie Kennedy, Eamon Rhatigan, Mary O’Connor and Caoimhe Mulhall. The promoters’ prize winners were Mary Harding, Mona Dooley and Margaret Buggy. This week’s jackpot now stands at €1,900.
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