Munster Under 17 Football Shield Final – Limerick 3-10 Waterford 2-8

Limerick defeated Waterford by 3-10 to 2-8 in the 2015 Munster Under 17 Football Shield Final on Monday October 26th at Dr. Morris Park Thurles.

Munster Under 17 Football (Daryl Darcy Cup) Final – Clare 1-11 Tipperary 1-10

Clare defeated Tipperary by 1-11 to 1-10 in the 2015 Munster Under 17 Football (Daryl Darcy Cup) Final on Monday October 26th at the Gaelic Grounds Limerick.

Tipperary Senior Hurling Final – Thurles Sarsfields 1-18 Nenagh Eire Og 3-11

Thurles Sarsfields defeated Nenagh Eire Og by 1-18 to 3-11 in the Tipperary Senior Hurling Final on Sunday October 25th at Semple Stadium Thurles.


AIB Munster Intermediate Club Football Championship Quarter-Final – Oola (Limerick) 1-10 Ballinameela (Waterford) 1-6

Oola (Limerick) defeated Ballinameela (Waterford) by 1-10 to 1-6 in the AIB Munster Intermediate Club Football Championship Quarter-Final on Sunday October 25th at Fraher Field Dungarvan.

Munster Club SHC Q-F – Na Piarsaigh 3-11 Sixmilebridge 1-15

Na Piarsaigh (Limerick) defeated Sixmilebridge (Clare) by 3-11 to 1-15 in the AIB Munster Senior Club Hurling Championship Quarter-Final on Sunday October 25th at Sixmilebridge.


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Munster Club SHC quarter-final: Na Piarsaigh (Limerick) 3-11 Sixmilebridge (Clare) 1-15

Report from GAA.ie

Kevin Downes inspired a magnificent second-half comeback for Limerick champions Na Piarsaigh as they overcame Sixmilebridge for the second time in the three years in the Munster SHC quarter-final.

In 2013 they hammered their Clare counterparts 4-14 to 0-8 to pick up their second Munster crown in the three years. This was a much tighter affair in the quarter-final though at O’Garney Park in Sixmilebridge.

With the wind at their backs, the hosts raced into a 1-12 to 1-3 half-time lead, even though Adrian Breen goaled early for Na Piarsaigh. But Cathal Malone’s goal after 20 minutes settled Sixmilebridge.

They dominated the rest of the half, but after the interval Na Piarsaigh took off, led by Downes, who found the net first off, and then relayed to Peter Casey who blasted their third of the afternoon. The 1996 All-Ireland champions were in shock, and a Ronan Lynch free from inside his own-half drew the sides level after 51 minutes, before Na Piarsaigh pushed on for victory, having to survive a Niall Gilligan free that hit the crossbar in the final minute.

Scorers for Na Piarsaigh: A Breen 1-2, S Dowling 0-5 (0-3f, 0-1 ’65); K Downes 1-1; P Casey 1-0; R Lynch 0-1 (0-1f); D Dempsey & K Ryan 0-1 each.

Scorers for Sixmilebridge: N Gilligan 0-7 (0-5f); C Malone 1-1; B Corry & A Morey 0-2 each; C Deasy, B Carey & S Golden 0-1 each.

Na Piarsaigh: P Kennedy; M Casey, K Breen, K Kennedy; C King, R Lynch, M Foley; A Dempsey, W O’Donoghue; K Ryan, D Dempsey, A Breen; S Dowling, K Downes, P Casey.
Subs: P Gleeson for Ryan (57 mins).

Sixmilebridge: D Fahy; B Fitzpatrick, A Quilligan, S Morey; N Purcell, C Morey, P Fitzpatrick; J Shanahan, C Deasy; C Malone, N Gilligan, B Carey; B Corry, S Golden, A Morey.
Subs: A Mulready for Corry (21 mins), D Morey for A Morey (47), P Sheehan for Deasy (47), K Lynch for Malone (50), T Keogh for Purcell (56).

Referee: Cathal McAllister (Cork)



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Cork Senior Football Final Replay – Nemo Rangers 1-10 Castlehaven 0-11

Nemo Rangers defeated Castlehaven by 1-10 to 0-11 in the Cork Senior Football Final Replay on Sunday October 25th at Pairc Ui Rinn.


AIB Munster Intermediate Club Hurling Championship Quarter-Final – Wolfe Tones (Clare) 4-12 Kilmoyley (Kerry) 2-6

Wolfe Tones (Clare) defeated Kilmoyley (Kerry) by 4-12 to 2-6 in the AIB Munster Intermediate Club Hurling Championship Quarter-Final on Saturday October 24th at Sixmilebridge.

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Senior Hurling/Shinty International Series 1st leg – Scotland 3-15 Ireland 2-8

Scotland defeated Ireland by 3-15 to 2-8 in the first leg of the Senior Hurling/Shinty International Series on Saturday October 24th at Bught Park, Inverness.

 

The Hurling/Shinty senior series is played on a home and away basis. The return game will be played in Croke Park on 21 November prior to the Eirgid International Rules game between Ireland and Australia.

The Irish Hurling/Shinty senior team will be managed this year by Jeffrey Lynskey, Galway and Gregory O’ Kane, Antrim.

The Irish panels for the upcoming tests are as follows;

Senior Hurling/Shinty International Team 2015
1. EOIN REILLY (Goalkeeper) (Laois)
2. MICKEY BURKE (Meath)
3. BERNARD DEAY (Kildare)
4. PAUL DIVILLY (Kildare)
5. DAMIEN HEALY (Meath)
6. GARETH JOHNSON (Down)
7. ZANE KEENAN (Laois)
8. SHANE MALONEY (Galway)
9. NEAL McCAULEY (Antrim)
10. DAVID McINERNEY (Clare)
11. DEREK McNICHOLAS (Westmeath)
12. BRYAN MURPHY (Kerry)
13. SHANE NOLAN (Kerry)
14. NIALL Ó MUINEACHÁIN (Kildare)
15. EOIN PRICE (Westmeath)
16. MAURICE SHANAHAN (Waterford)
17. JAMES TOHER (Meath)
18. MATTHEW WHELAN (CAPT) (Laois)

U21 Hurling/Shinty International Team 2015
1. PADDY McKENNA (Goalkeeper) (Kildare)
2. BEN CONROY (Laois)
3. RÍAN BRANAGAN (Down)
4. MICHAEL BREEN (Tipperary)
5. KEITH CARMODY (Kerry)
6. JAMES DOYLE (Carlow)
7. MICHIAL DUDLEY (Antrim)
8. JACK FAGAN (Meath)
9. TOMMY GALLAGHER (Westmeath)
10. SHANE GALLEN (Donegal)
11. AUSTIN GLEESON (Waterford)
12. MARTIN KAVANAGH (Carlow)
13. GERRY KEEGAN (Kildare)
14. PHILIP LUCID (Kerry)
15. CONOR McDONALD (Wexford)
16. JACK REGAN (Meath)
17. PJ SCULLY (Laois)
18. COLM STAPLETON (Laois)

Munster GAA Chairman, Robert Frost, calls on GAA clubs to support the fight against rural crime

Munster GAA Chairman, Robert Frost, has called on GAA clubs in the province to support the fight against rural crime.

Speaking at a meeting of the Munster Council on Thursday night, Robert Frost expressed his growing concern at the huge increase in rural crime and the fear that now existed in rural communities.

He said “I believe that the GAA, as the country’s leading community based organisation, can play an important role in the fight against this crime wave. I would ask GAA clubs in rural areas to do whatever is possible to increase vigilance in their areas, to become involved in community meetings with the Gardaí and to ensure people living alone or in isolated areas are contacted regularly. Many of the victims of these crimes are active in the GAA and support for these people from the GAA is vitally important. Many of our members and supporters share my concern and I believe that if clubs come together they will be able to make a difference in ensuring that people in our rural areas can live without constant fear of robbery”.

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2016 Munster Under 21 and Minor Hurling / Football Draws

The draws for the 2016 Munster Under 21 Hurling, Under 21 Football, Minor Hurling and Minor Football competitions have been made – details via the links below.

Dates to be confirmed in due course.


2016 Munster Under 21 Hurling / Football Draws


2016 Munster Minor Hurling / Football Draws


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