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Munster Poc Fada Final 2014
The Munster GAA Puc Fada 2014 took place on the slopes of Galteemore on Saturday 12th July. Senior, Under 16 and Camogie players competed to see who could cover a track over the mountainside in the least number of Pucs with the winners and runners-up representing Munster at the National Puc Fada in the Cooley Mountains in August.
In the Senior Men’s competition Andrew Fahey (32 pucs) was the winner overcoming last year’s winner Stevie Brenner by one puc. Barry Kenneally from Cork took 18 pucs over a shorter course to win the Under 16 competition with Fionáin Mackessy (Kerry) second, one puc behind. In Camogie, last year’s runner-up Martina McMahon from Limerick took the top prize with 24 pucs.
Chairman Robert Frost and Vice-Chairman Jerry O’Sullivan representing Munster GAA were in attendance at the tournament along with members of the Games Development Committee and Christy Ryan represented sponsors Martin Donnelly. Aherlow GAA were magnificent hosts of the tournament.
Andrew Fahey, Whitegate, Clare
Stevie Brenner, De La Salle, Waterford
Aaron Murphy, Hospital/Herbertstown, Limerick
Daryl Ryan, Roscrea, Tipperary
Shane Devlin, Carrigtwohill, Cork
Under 16 contestants
Barry Kenneally, Kanturk, Cork
Fionán Mackessy, St Brendan’s Ardfert, Kerry
Shane Stapleton, Sean Tracey’s, Tipperary
Gavin Ryan, Murroe Boher, Limerick
Michael Hynes, Whitegate, Clare
Cormac Gough, Stradbally, Waterford
Munster GAA wish to thank everyone who helped make last Saturdays ‘Poc Fada na Mumhan’ such a tremendous success. A special word of thanks to Pat Moroney and the Aherlow GAA Club for facilitating us with a fantastic venue and course. Thanks also to all of the volunteer referees and markers who helped out on the day. Andrew Fahy (Clare) and Stevie Brenner (Waterford) have qualified for the National Senior Comeptition with Barry Kenneally (Cork) qualifying for the National Under 16 Competition. Both will be held in the Cooley Mountains on Saturday August 2nd.
The following are the results of the competitions
|MUNSTER SENIOR POC FADA 2014 RESULTS|
|2nd||Stevie Brenner||De La Salle||Waterford||33|
|MUNSTER UNDER 16 POC FADA 2014 RESULTS|
|2nd||Fionán Mackessy||St Brendans Ardfert||Kerry||19|
|3rd||Shane Stapleton||Sean Treacys||Tipperary||20|
|4th||Gavin Ryan||Murroe Boher||Limerick||20|