and Under 8
under 6 participated in a blitz in Dr. Morris Park last Saturday. They enjoyed a
great mornings hurling. The fabulous weather
was matched by standard of hurling from all the teams. The skill, determination
and ability shown by the under 6s was a joy to see and shows that the future of
hurling in Tipperary is in safe hands.
as usual on Saturday morning at 10.00.
(Under 8) at the earlier time of 6.30 on Wednesday evening.
Saturday we travelled to Holycross to participate in the “The
Bob Stakelum Memorial u.10 Hurling Tournament”.
We fielded one team and they played games against Newcastle West, Ballyduff and
Mungret. We won two of our three games, and were unlucky not to get to the
final, being beaten by Clough – Ballacolla in the semi-final. Clonoulty emerged
winners from the final, losing to Clough – Ballacolla. Holycross won the
shield competition. We wold like to thank Holycross for a wonderful tournament
and great hospitality. Our boys enjoyed a great mornings hurling in fabulous
weather, go raibh maith agaibh.
training at 6.30 on Wednesday evening, (please note change of
U12 teams had mixed fortunes in the Shield semi finals last week. On Tuesday our
A team travelled to Boherlahan and defeated the hosts. We lead by three points
at the break and pushed on to run out fairly comfortable winners in the end.
There were good performances from Joe Dwan who scored three goals, Cian
Stakelum, Jordan Fahy and Sean Collins. Our B team played Thurles Gaels on
Saturday and in a fine match we trailed by two points at half time. Gaels
stretched their lead to seven points but a good fight back narrowed the deficit
to three. However time ran out on us. There were good performances from Dean
Fanning, Liam Kenny, Conor Fogarty and Aaron Mulcaire
second team lost out to Gortnahoe in the 14 B shield last Thursday. Aided by the
strong wind and hill in the first half the home side built up a lead we could
not peg back. This group of players achieved a lot throughout the year and were
a great group to work with. Mentors and
players alike wish Jim Dwyer a speedy recovery.