TIMES AND VENUES CONFIRMED FOR COUNTY HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP
The times, dates and venues for the opening round of the Limerick County Senior, Intermediate and Junior A hurling championships have been confirmed.
County Senior Hurling Championship Group 1 Round 1:
Thursday 28th July: Adare v Ahane in Claughaun at 7pm.
Saturday 30th July: Na Piarsaigh v Doon in Fitzgerald Park, Kilmallock at 7pm. Kilmallock v Patrickswell in Claughaun at 7pm.
County Senior Hurling Championship Group 2 Round 1:
Friday 29th July: Mungret/St. Paul’s v Kildimo/Pallaskenry in Clarina at 7pm.
Saturday 30th July: Ballybrown v Blackrock in Ballyagran at 7pm. Garryspillane v South Liberties in Doon at 7pm.
County Intermediate Hurling Championship Group 1 Round 1
Thursday 28th July: Croom v Caherline in Fedamore at 7pm.
Sunday 31st July: Murroe/Boher v Bruree in Hospital at 7pm.
Na Piarsaigh v Feohanagh/Castlemahon in Croagh at 7pm.
County Premier Intermediate Hurling Championship Round 1:
Friday 29th July: Newcastle West v Glenroe in Pairc Caoimh Ui Luing, Feenagh at 7pm. Cappamore v Monaleen in Caherconlish at 7pm.
Saturday 30th July: Effin v Bruff in Fitzgerald Park, Kilmallock at 5pm. Dromin-Athlacca v Knockainey in Knocklong at 7pm.
County Intermediate Hurling Championship Group 2 Round 1:
Saturday 30th July: Knockaderry v Pallasgreen in Mungret at 7pm.
Sunday 31st July: Kilmallock v Hospital/Herbertstown in Knocklong at 7pm.
Granagh/Ballingarry v Croagh/Kilfinny in Sean Finn Park, Rathkeale at 2pm.
County Junior A Hurling Championship Group 1 Round 1:
Saturday 30th July: Staker Wallace v Crecora/Manister in Ballybricken at 7pm. Ballybricken/Bohermore v Dromcollogher/Broadford in Kilbreedy at 7pm.
Sunday 31st July: Templeglantine v Blackrock in Dromcollogher at 2pm.
County Junior A Hurling Championship Group 2 Round 1:
Saturday 30th July: St. Patrick’s v Killeedy in Ballingarry at 7pm. Monagea v Ahane in Croagh at 7pm.
Sunday 31st July: Castletown/Ballyagran v Claughaun in Fedamroe at 2pm.
County Junior A Hurling Championship Group 3 Round 1:
Friday 29th July: St. Kierans v Askeaton in Sean Finns Park, Rathkeale at 7pm.
Saturday 30th July: Feenagh/Kilmeedty v Mungret/St. Pauls in Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale 7pm.
Sunday 31st July: Ballybrown v Doon in Caherconlishy at 7pm.
County Junior A Hurling Championship Group 4 Round 1:
Saturday 30th July: Tournafulla v Rathkeale in Quaid Park, Coolyroe at 7pm.
Sunday 31st July: Garryspillane v Kilteely/Dromkeen in Hospital at 7pm.
Patrickswell v Old Christians in Mungret at 7pm.
LEAGUE OF THEIR OWN LIMERICK DO THREE IN A ROW
All Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final Limerick 1-31 Kilkenny 2-26. Hearty congratulations to the limerick senior hurlers manager John Kiely, Captain Declan Hannon and the rest of the management team on their thrilling 2 point 1-31 to 2-26 victory over gallant Leinster champions Kilkenny at sunny Croke Park on Sunday to capture their forth all Ireland title and the Liam McCarthy Cup in five seasons their 11th overall and three in a row for the first time in the history of the competition a record held only by Cork, Tipperary and Kilkenny. The win see’s Limerick winning captain 2018, 2020, 2021, 2022 Declan Hannon of Adare become the first captain to lift the Liam McCarthy Cup 4 times and Limerick also the team to win the All Ireland Senior Hurling championship title in July, August and December. Gearóid Hegarty, Limerick who finished with 15 all from open play was named man of the match.
TEAM OF THE YEAR
Eight Limerick players were selected on the RTÉ Sunday Game 2022 Hurling Team of the Year. Team: Nickie Quaid (Limerick), Séan Finn (Limerick), Huw Lawlor (Kilkenny), Barry Nash (Limerick), Diarmuid Byrnes (Limerick), Declan Hannon (Limerick), Padraic Mannon (Galway), Adrian Mullen (Galway), David Fitzgerald (Clare), Gearóid Hegarty (Limerick), Shane O’Donnell (Clare), Aaron Gillane (Limerick), T.J Reid (Kilkenny), Tony Kelly (Clare).
Hurler of the Year Diarmuid Byrnes (Limerick).
ALL IRELAND SENIOR HURLING CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL ROLL OF HONOR
Kilkenny 36, Cork 30, Tipperary 28, Limerick 11, Dublin 6, Wexford 6, Galway 5, Offaly 4, Clare 4, Waterford 2, Kerry 1, London 1, Laois 1 (1915).
All Ireland senior Hurling championships Final
Limerick 1-31 Kilkenny 2-26
All Ireland senior Camoige championship semi final Waterford 3-16 Limerick 1-12 Kilkenny 2-24 Dublin 1-11. All Ireland ladies senior football championship semi finals Kerry 4-10 Mayo 0-13 Meath 0-12 Donegal 1-7. All Ireland ladies intermediate football championship semi finals Laois 2-21 Clare 2-9 Waterford 6-11 Roscommon 1-9.
MEMORIAL CUP FINAL
The final of the third annual Granagh-Ballingarry Jim Twin Lynch memorial cup hurling tournament final cancelled on Friday 15yh July for good reason and will be rescheduled for a date to be confirmed in the second week in August after the two open rounds of the County intermediate and Junior A Hurling championship.
JULY COUNTY CLUB DRAW
The next Limerick County GAA clubs draw is on Saturday 30th July with a top prize of €10,000. There are a host of other prizes to be one, 2nd €3,000, 3rd €2,000, 4th €1,000, 5th exclusive prize of a two night stay at Ashford Castle. Entry to the draw is just €10 per month with the option to join our own ten monthly draw and county club draw for €150 Granagh-Ballingarry.
had 117 members in the June draw and two winners to date John and Joan O’Grady in May and Dan and Norina Sheehan winning 100 each. If you would like to still renew your membership, please follow the link limerick.gaa.ie/club/limerickdraw-signup and select Granagh-Ballingarry GAA Club and the number of drawn you wish to sign up for. You may also contact the Granagh/Ballingarry GAA Club draw c0-ordinator Stephen Stapleton on 086 1960301.Note: all new members to be included in the July draw must be in by Wednesday 27th July at 12 noon.
The Granagh/Ballingarry Cúl Camp will be held in the club grounds in Ballingarry from Monday July 25th to Friday 29th July. Booking is now accepted online on www.kellogs.gaa.ie booking.
Granagh/Ballingarry GAA Club tops, hoodies, tracksuits, shorts and socks can now be ordered online at http://www.laochrasport.ie/…/clubs/granaghballingarryclub
Club Website Check out our club website at www.granaghballingarrygaa.ie for all the latest club news. Our website is updated regularly and well worth a visit. You can also follow us on Facebook at wwww.facebook.com/granaghballingarrygaa and on Twitter at www.twitter.com/granaghballingarry gaa
Granagh/Ballingarry GAA Club officials, players and members extend sympathy to Breda O’Keeffe and family, Granagh/Ballingarry and the Sheehan family, Milford (Cork) and Newcastlewest on the death of Mairéad Sheehan, Gurteen, Dromcollogher/Milford, Co. Cork. To Fr. Tom Carroll PP on the death of his uncle Michael McDermott, Castlewrison, Ballyhea, Co. Cork. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a nanamnacha dilís.
€5,600 Jackpot on Saturday
There was no winner of the €5,500 jackpot in the Granagh/Ballingarry GAA Club lottery held on Saturday 16th July in McAulliffe’s Bar, Ballingarry. The numbers drawn were 3, 4, 29 and 30. The lucky dips of €20 each went to Esther O’Doherty, Cartledge promoter online Colm Noonan promoter The Rock Bar, Granagh, Paul Chawke promoter Eoin Kennedy, Seán Crosby promoter Paddy Hennessy. The next draw for a jackpot of €5,600 will be held on Saturday 23rd July in Buckley’s Bar, Ballingarry.
Tickets are €2 or three for €5 and are on sale in local shops, bars and from promoters. You can now play online and the link is available on the club Facebook/Twitter which finishes at 6pm on Saturday. Thank you for your continued support.
Wednesday 20th July
Intermediate Hurling Challenge
Granagh/Ballingarry v Clarecastle second team in Ballingarry at 7.30pm.
County Junior A Football Championship Group 1 Round 2 South Liberties v Bruree in Croom at 7.30pm.
Thursday 21st July
County Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 Round 1
St. Patrick’s v Crecora/Manister in Clarina at 7.30pm.
Saturday 23rd July
Intermediate Hurling Challenge
Newcastlewest v Granagh/Ballingarry in Newcastlewest at 7.30pm.
All Ireland Senior Camogie Championship Semi Finals
Cork v Waterford in Croke Park at 5.30pm.
All Ireland Premier Junior Camogie Championship Semi Finals
Armagh v Cavan in O’Connor Park, Tullamore at 1pm
Antrim v Clare in O’Connor Park, Tullamore at 3.30pm.
Sunday 24th July
All Ireland Senior Football Championship Final
Kerry v Galway in Croke Park at 3.30pm.
All Ireland Intermediate Camogie Championship Semi Finals
Galway v Meath in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny at 2pm.
Cork v Derry in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny at 4pm.
County Intermediate Football Championship Group 1 Round 2
St. Patrick’s v St. Senan’s in Clarina at 1.30pm.