Munster U-17 Football Plate Final – Limerick w/o Waterford scr.

Limerick received a walkover from Waterford in the Munster Under 17 Football Plate Final scheduled for Monday in St Mollerans Club Waterford.

Munster Under 17 Football Competition Results

Round 1

Monday October 10th at Martinstown

Limerick 1-14 Waterford 2-8

Friday October 21st at Dr. Morris Park Thurles

Tipperary 2-15 Clare 2-4

Round 2

Monday October 17th at St Mollerans Club Waterford

Tipperary 2-12 Waterford 2-2

Monday October 17th at Wolfe Tones Shannon

Clare 1-8 Limerick 1-4

Round 3

Monday October 24th at Dr. Morris Park Thurles

Tipperary 1-10 Limerick 1-5

Tuesday October 25th at New Inn, Co. Tipperary

Clare 3-15 Waterford 2-3

Odds and Ends

Despite losing all 3 games, Waterford are the only team to score multiple goals in each match and were equal top goal scorers in the competition to date along with Clare.

The Tipperary defense allowed an average of just over 5 scores per match in their 3 matches to date.

Clare played their 3 matches over an 8 day period from October 17th through to October 25th

Tipperary and Clare played their Round 1 game on Friday October 21st at Dr. Morris Park Thurles. Tipperary led by 1-7 to 0-2 at the interval thanks to an Adrian Dawson goal. Conor Moloughney added a second goal for Tipperary early in the second half before 2 late Clare goals left Tipperary the victors by 2-15 to 2-4.

Tipperary are the defending champions, defeating Limerick in the 2010 final played at Semple Stadium Thurles on a scoreline of 3-13 to 0-15. The Tipperary team included Seamus Kennedy, Greg Henry, Michael Quinlivan and TJ Ryan who all graduated to the starting line-up for the 2011 Tipperary Minor Footballers who defeated Dublin in the All-Ireland Final while 2011 Tipperary Minor Football captain Liam McGrath scored a point in last year’s final when introduced as a substitute.

2010 Daryl Darcy Cup Final – Tipperary 3-13 Limerick 0-15

Tipperary: Gearoid Slattery (Cashel King Cormacs), Eoin Donaghy (Cahir), Seamus Kennedy (Clonmel Commercials), David Mulcahy (Moyle Rovers), Thomas O’Donoghue (Lattin/Cullen), Oisin O’Flynn(Ardfinnan), Adrian Maguire (Kilsheelan /Kilcash), Dara Butler (Loughmore/Castleiney) Capt., Cathal Quigley (Moyle Rovers), Shane Dooley (Borrisokane), Greg Henry (Killenaule) 1-2, Craig Condon (Moyle Rovers) 0-1, Eoin Fitzgerald (Fethard), Michael Quinlivan (Clonmel Commercials) 1-2, T.J. Ryan (Rockwell Rovers) 1-6, 0-4 frees.

Subs used, Conor Davin Murphy (Kilsheelan/Kilcash) , Liam McGrath (Loughmore/Castleiney) 0-1, Aiden O’Connell (Golden/Kilfeacle), Jason Lonergan (Cahir) 0-1, Brian Delahunty (Cahir), Leonard Vance (Emly), Dan McCormack (Borris-Ileigh), Chris Guilfoyle (Lorrha). Michael Parlon (Inane Rovers) completed the squad.

Limerick: Conor Bonfil (Monaleen), Patrick O’Dea (Deel Rangers), Shane O’Connor (Fr. Caseys), Brendan McCarthy (St. Kierans), Kevin O’Donoghue (Hospital), Kevin Brosnan (Monagea), Alan Cuneen (Ahane), Darragh Tracey (St. Kierans), Patrick Brislane (Abbeyfeale), Patrick Delee (Mountcollins) 0-4, Denis O’Dea (Kilteely) 0-6, Kieran Larkin (Banogue), Kevin Doody (St.Senans), Eoin O’Farrell (Croom) 0-2, Dean Lillis (Ahane) 0-1

Subs. Eoin O’Donnell (St Marys/Sean Finns) 0-1 for Kieran Larkin, Darren Nolan (Monaleen) 0-1 for Kevin Doody, Gavin Hayes (St. Kierans) for Shane O’Connor, James Haugh (St. Kierans) for Kevin O’Donoghue, Danny Neville (Ballysteen) for Patrick Delee.

Others included, Denis Greaney (Athea), David Mulhall (Monaleen), Tommy Hannon (Knockaderry), Luke Murphy (Monaleen).

Daryl Darcy Cup

The cup was presented by the family of Daryl Darcy, a former Tipperary footballer who died tragically in a car accident in 2008. Daryl played inter-county football for Tipperary at Minor, Under 21 and Senior level. Daryl’s GAA achievements include winning an All-Ireland Vocational Schools Football title with Tipperary as well as winning Divisional League and Championship medals with the Shannon Rovers GAA club. Darrel was named the North Tipperary Minor Footballer of the Year in 2005.