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Munster Primary Schools Skills Finals 2014
The Munster Primary Schools Skills Finals were held in Mallow GAA grounds on Tuesday 10th June.
Schools were selected by each of the six counties in Hurling and in Football to attend the Provincial finals following skills tests in each of the counties. Each team consisted of three players and each player had to undergo a series of tasks to obtain points for his or her team. Chairman of the Munster GAA Games Development Committee, Jerry O’Sullivan, praised the payers for the exceptionally high standard achieved by all the schools in closely fought competitions in both codes. He thanked the school teachers for preparing the pupils from all schools that participated in all the counties and thanked them for their commitment to promoting Gaelic Games in the schools. Cork Dual Star, Aidan Walsh, presented awards to the schools with the highest scores and presented every participant at the finals with award. The hurlers received a hurley grip and a wall ball each and the footballers received a pair of gloves and a mouthguard each. The schools that represented each county were as follows:
Cork: Shandrum N.S. Conor Griffin, Ronan Geary, Cormac O’Brien
Waterford: Lismore N.S. Tomás Nugent, Oisín O’Gorman, Cathrach Daly
Limerick: Doon CBS Adam Crowe, Chris Thomas, Cormac Ryan
Kerry: Ardfert N.S. Nathan O Driscoll, Darragh Courtney, Padraig O’Sullivan
Tipperary: Upperchurch N.S. Keith Ryan, Darragh Bourke, Luke Shanahan
Clare: Gael Scoil Mhichíl O Ciosóg Conor O’Laighin, Shane Harrison, Tomás O’Cearbhall
Highest Score (following a play-off): Shandrum N.S.
Clare: Coolmeen N.S. Dylan Power, J.J. Carrig, Barry McMahon
Tipperary: Gael Scoil Bríd, Durlas Eile Luke O Fogartaigh, Toby Lambe, Eimear McGrath, Liam Kenny
Kerry: Rathmore N.S. Dan Murphy, Sean O’Keeffe, David Dineen
Limerick: St. Mary’s Abbeyfeale N.S. Ian McAuliffe, Gearóid Harnett, Aidan Ward
Waterford: Rathgormack N.S. James Power, Jack Hickey Lynch, Cian White
Cork: Canovee N.S. Conor O’Neill, Jack Kelleher, Eoin Moynihan
Highest Score: Rathmore N.S.