Kilfeacle Rugby Kids win James Keating Shield

Monday 29th October saw Kilfeacle bring an U12 selection to Bruff RFC to compete in the 26th annual James Keating Memorial Cup blitz.

There were 21 high profile teams from all over Munster competing in the competition. Kilfeacle were initially pooled with Young Munster and Kilrush in the competition.

The first game against Young Munster ended in a 1 – 1 draw.

The second game against Kilrush saw Kilfeacle emerge victorious 7–0.

As a result Kilfeacle faced Ennis in the Shield Quarter finals and secured a 3–0 win.

The semi-final was against local rivals Clanwilliam and Kilfeacle came through this game 5–0

The final was contested against a very strong Nenagh Ormond team who defeated Bruff RFC in their respective semi-final. The final was an excellent game and the U12 Kilfeacle lads played rugby far beyond their years to win the 26th James Keating Shield by beating Nenagh Ormond 3–1 in the final.

It was a fantastic day’s rugby and a big thanks to all the coaches, parents and players for their contributions on the day.