This weekend sees the third Round of the South Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship when on Saturday evening in Fethard at 7pm Killenaule open their campaign against Slieveardagh rivals Ballingarry.
With Mathew O’Donnell, Paddy Codd, Declan Fanning, the Bergins Niall, Cathal and Kieran, the O’Dwyers Niall, Joe, and John and the Doyles Tony and Michael, in their ranks, they will be out to stop a rampant Ballingarry who can call on the Cahills, Liam and Seanie, Donal Shelley, the Ivors Ian and Michael, Dickie Norton, the Fitzgeralds Gerry and Danny and Ciaran Shelley.
Ballingarry wil be trying to make it six points from three games.
On Sunday in Davin Park the much awaited local derby at 1.30 sees Davins take on Swans in what promises to be a championship thriller as we have had each year for the last four.
Swans can call on Kevin Lannigan, Gerry Walsh, Bill Walsh, Dwayne Fogarty, Danny O’Hanlon, Martin Russell and Alan O Sullivan and should be slight favourites against Davins who will have Lee Mackey, Richie McGrath, Michael Ryan, Gerry Robinson, Willie O’Dwyer, the Butlers Noel, Shane and JJ, and Stephen Moroney in their ranks.
The Sureprint Minor A Football is making progress and with 5 Rounds to play the current position is -
Clonmel Commercials 6 points after 3 games; Cahir 4 points after 4 games; Ardfinnan 2 points after 2 games; Moyle Rovers 4 points after 3 games; Kilsheelan Gaels 2 points after 3 games and Anner Gaels no points after 3 games.
In the ‘B’ grade Group 1 with 4 Rounds completed, Killenaule are on 7 points, Carrick Davins 6 points, Carrick Swans 5 points with Ballingarry 2 points and Clonmel Og/Clerihan 0 points while in Group 2 with 4 Rounds to play, Fr Sheehys and Ballyooby/Castlegrace lead the way with 5 points from 3 games, Ballyporeen 4 points from 2 game with Grangemockler/Ballyneale and C J Kichams Mullinahone pointless.