St Patrick’s Intermediate football team had their first two championship games of the year, both in quick succession this week. A win and a loss over the two games will keep them well in contention when championship resumes following that crucial first win.
Crecora were the opposition in round one and after a good hour of football St Patrick’s had a five point cushion. A cracking goal by Shane Halpin and big contributions from the experienced duo of Eoin Hanrahan and Jeffrey McNamara when sprung from the bench were to be the difference.
St Senan’s, Foynes were the opposition in round two and despite losing out in the end, with perhaps the margin of victory a little flattering, there was again a lot of positives. The West Limerick side aided by a stiff breeze, had built up a big lead at half time that proved difficult to overturn. Credit to a young team who will have gained great experience this week.
Team V Crecora:
Cian O’ Brien, Emmett McCardle,Ryan Meagher, Gearóid O’ Sullivan,Sean Mortell,Scott Kirwan,Gavin Mullins, Gearóid Phelan, Josh McCarthy, Brendan Scannell,Keelan Stephenson, Donnchadh O’ Callaghan, Pa Mullins(c),Shane Halpin, Jack Doyle. Subs used: Eoin Hanrahan, Jeffrey McNamara, Ben O’ Shaughnessy
Team V St Senans:
Cian O’Brien, Emmett McCardle,Ryan Meagher, Gearóid O’ Sullivan,Sean Mortell, Scott Kirwan, Gavin Mullins, Gearoid Phelan,Josh McCarthy,Brendan Scannell, Keelan Stephenson, Jack Doyle, Jeffrey McNamara, Shane Halpin, Pa Mullins. Subs Used: Ben O’ Shaughnessy, Jack O’ Hanlan, Conor O’Sullivan, Adam McNamara.
Best of luck to our Junior A hurling team who will be in Championship action this Saturday night when playing Kileedy in Ballingarry, throw in is 7pm and your support will be greatly appreciated.
All Ireland Goal Prediction:
Well done to Debbie Rice, winner of our Goal Prediction competition this year thanks to Gearóid Hegarty’s wonderful goal in the third minute of the All Ireland final.
Bord Na nOg:
Our U11 football team had a truly memorable day at the Munster invitational football blitz in Fitzgerald Stadium Killarney on Tuesday last.
St Patrick’s played Western Gaels(West Clare), Aghada(East Cork), St Senans(Limerick) Skellig Rangers(Portmagee, Kerry), Beale(Ballybunion, Kerry) and performed very strongly throughout.
The young panel learned a huge amount, making lifetime friends and all with huge enjoyment.
They were treated in McDonald’s Killarney with some well earned refreshments before catching the train back to Limerick afterwards.
Big well done to the hard working coaches and parents for making it all possible.
Well done to our U15 footballers who had a fine win over Monaleen in their latest outing that keeps them well in contention for a place in the knockout stages.
Our U13 hurling team played Glenroe in their latest outing and it proved to be an entertaining game and a tight battle throughout.
Well done to this young panel on their continued improvement.