A big Weekend in the Banner County for Limerick
Ceratinly a big weekend in store in the Banner County for Limerick and it has got off to a great start on this Saturday,
Puc Fada Success for Limerick :
John Chawke (Kildimo Pallaskenry) won the Munster Senior Puck Fada while Donie Franklin took Fourth Place in the Under 16 Competition which were held in the Burren
Congratulation to John and Donie
CELTIC CHALLENGE :
TWO Limerick teams play in the quarter finals of the Celtic Challenge – All Ireland U-17 hurling competition – this Saturday.
After five rounds of the competition over the last two months, the teams were graded for the knockout stages and both Limerick sides were positioned in Division Three – Corn William Robinson.
Both Limerick teams are in quarter action final on Saturday (2.00) in the Clare GAA grounds in Caherlohan (near Tulla).
Limerick Sarsfields play Galway Tribesmen and Limerick Treaty play Clare Saffrons.
The winners will play their semi finals the following Saturday, while the national finals will be played on Saturday June 20 in O’Connor Park in Tullamore.
LATEST UPDATE : Limerick Treaty have defeated Clare Saffrons by 3.12 to 2.13 to reach the Semi Finals on Saturday next in Tullamore
Limerick Sarsfields select from the City and West clubs and are managed by Gerard Murphy, Donal O’Grady and Peter Nash.
Limerick Treaty is drawn from clubs in South and East – they are managed by Ollie Coffey, James Ryan, Declan Murphy , Paddy McInerney, Declan Hickey and Garry McCarthy.
LIMERICK SARSFIELDS: Padraig Byrnes (Kilpeacon), Patrick Dwane (Mungret St Pauls), Jai Chaudri (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), Luke Gammell (Askeaton Ballysteen), Cian Enright (Patrickswell), Shane Hannon (Patrickswell), Padraig Hartigan (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), TJ Murphy (Templeglantine), Michael Barrett (Claughaun Old Christians), Brian Stack (Dromcollogher-Broadford), Kevin Barry (Askeaton Ballysteen), Jamie Quirke (Tournafulla), TJ White (Templeglantine), James Mangan (Croom), Brian Foley (Newcastle West), Luke Flynn (Granagh-Ballingarry), Brian English (Templeglantine), Ross Kenny (Ballybrown), Harry Hannon (Ballybrown), Cian Fitzgerald (Patrickswell), Eoin McEnery (St Kierans), Sean Leddin (Mungret St Pauls), Ben Adams (Ballybrown), Ciaran Downes (Kildimo-Pallaskenry), Craig Carew (Claughaun Old Christians), Sean Connolly (Adare).
LIMERICK TREATY: Cathal Canning (Cois Laoi Gaels), Colm O’Keeffe (Blackrock), Dara McNamara (Caherline), Nicholas Tierney (Caherline), Shane Bradshaw (Pallasgreen), Andy Rowesome (Ahane), Killian Reale (Hospital-Herbertstown), Sean Erasmus (Caherline), Ronan Fox (Ahane), Peter Morrissey (Garryspillane), Sam Cronnolly (Bruree), Padraig Mulcahy (Bruff), Ross O’Brien May (Bruff), Killian O’Shea (Hospital-Herbertstown), Peter O’Grady (Ahane), Robert McGill (Ahane), Ciaran Burke (Doon), Dara Curtin (Kilteely-Dromkeen), Dean Lyons (Cois Laoi Gaels), Thomas McDonald (Glenroe), Brain Howard (Glenroe), Ciaran Sheehan (Garryspillane), Frankie Herr (Cois Laoi Gaels), Pat Byrne (Ballybricken-Bohermore), Gearoid Cleary (Knockainey), Adam Crowe (Doon).
Later this Saturday evening, in Sixmilebridge Limerick will play Clare in Round 2 of the All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship.at 5pm. Both sides lost out last weekend in the opening round so it will a very interesting encounter as both sides will be looking to make up ground.
On tomorrow Sunday, the Ladies Football will meet in Clarecastle in the Munster Intermediate Championship Final at 11am.
Cusack Park in Ennis will be packed for the meeting Clare and Limerick in the Munster Hurling Championship Round 5 games.
The Minors will meet at 12noon followed by the Senior game at 2pm.
Lets Hope its a successful Trip to the Banner County for Limerick.