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Munster Under 16 Football Tournament
The Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel sponsored Munster U16 Football Tournament took place recently (13th July) in brilliant sunshine in three West Limerick Venues, Mick Neville Park Rathkeale, St Marys/Sean Finns GAA & Adare GAA. This year saw a different format with the finals taking place on the same day. Kerry South took the honours in the Cup Final overcoming Tipperary in a very exciting game and Corcaigh were victorious in the Shield Final over the second Cork team. Throughout the day there were some exciting games of football served up and some great skill on display. No doubt many of these young players will go on to represent their county at Minor, U21 & eventually senior level.
First Round Results – Tipperary 2-13, Cork 1-7; Kerry South 3-12, Corcaigh 2-8; Kerry North 4-8, Limerick 2-03; Clare 6-14, Waterford 1-8. Cup Semi-Final Results – Tipperary 3-07, Kerry North 0-13; Kerry South 2-11, Clare 3-07. Shield Semi-Finals Results – Cork 4-10, Limerick 2-08, Corcaigh 8-17, Waterford 1-03. Shield Final Result – Corcaigh 1-14, Cork 4-02. Cup Final Result – Kerry South 0-10, Tipperary 1-05
Thanks to all who ensured that the tournament was once again an enormous success. Especially our sponsors the Fitzgerald Family from the Woodlands House Hotel in Adare, who have been associated with the tournament since its inception. A big thanks also to Munster Council, our referees, Adare & St Marys/Seans Finns GAA Clubs, the grounds man in Mick Neville Park, pitch coordinators and everyone who helped in any way.
The Fitzgerald’s Woodlands House Hotel sponsored Munster U16 Football Tournament Launch took place recently in Adare. Jerry O’Sullivan, Vice-Chairman of Munster Council officially launched the tournament and made the draws for the eight participating counties. It will take place on Saturday 13th July. This is the 21st year of the tournament and the Fitzgerald Family have been sponsoring it since it’s inception. Venues this year will be Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale, Bog Garden, Rathkeale & Adare GAA.
FIRST ROUND – 13/07/13
(A) Cork V Tipperary Sean Marys/Sean Finns GAA Rathkeale Ref: TBC 11.00
(B) Corcaigh V Kerry South Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale Pitch 2 Ref: TBC 11.00
(C) Kerry North V Limerick Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale Pitch 1 Ref: TBC 11.00
(D) Clare V Waterford Adare GAA Ref: TBC 11.00
Winners of first round games advance to Cup semi-finals, losers of first round games advance to Shield semi-finals
CUP SEMI-FINALS –– 13/07/13
C V A St Marys/Sean Finns GAA Rathkeale Ref: TBC 13.00
D V B Mick Neville Park Pitch 2 Ref: TBC 13.00
SHIELD SEMI-FINALS –– 13/07/13
C V A Mick Neville Pitch 1 Ref: TBC 13.00
D V B Adare GAA Ref: TBC 13.00
SHIELD FINAL – 13/07/13 Venue: Mick Neville Park (1)
CUP FINAL – 13/07/13 Venue: Mick Neville Park (2)