GAA UPDATE ST. MICHAEL’S N.S.
By Aodan Wrenn.
St. Michael’s N.S. defeated Powerstown N.S. in an U13 Hurling Challenge match on Wednesday, May 8, on a score line of 2-5 to 1-5. On Thursday, May 16, Clerihan N.S. defeated Mullinahone N.S. in the fourth round of the Roinn D U13 County Hurling Championship. The final score was Clerihan 5-12 Mullinahone 2-3. This was Clerihan’s fourth win in a row, having defeated Kilsheelan, Gaelscoil Clonmel and Ardfinnan in the previous 3 rounds. Clerihan N.S. top the group and progress to the Divisional Final/County Semi Final against Drom N.S or Knockavilla N.S. That match will take place on the week ending May 31. Clerihan N.S are only one match away from Semple Stadium and a County Final appearance in U13 Hurling. Best of luck to the young Clerihan players as they prepare for that huge match against Drom or Knockavilla. Panel: Cormac Freher, Damien Cahill, Oisín Casey, Evan Mullins, John Mulcahy, Callum Meagher, Riain Quigley, Jack O’Rourke(c), Cian Mullane, Liam McGrath, Tim Norris, Kevin Kophammel, Oisín Dempsey, Sean Cooney, Andy Higgins, Kate Corcoran, Darragh Hanrahan, Conor Gearon, Oran Ryan.
Clerihan N.S. U10s played a challenge match against Dualla N.S. on Friday, May 10. While Clerihan were defeated in the game the boys and girls played with a lot of heart and courage. It was the first time many of the children played for their school. Thanks to Dualla N.S. for hosting the game. Panel: Hugh Fitzgerald, Darragh Hanrahan, Oisín Dempsey, Kieran O’Donnell, Donnacha Keeley, Sean Cooney (c), Oran Ryan, Melanie Doyle, Samantha Buckley, Aaron Hogan, Dylan Curtis, Scott O’Connor, Jack Cronin, Conor Gearon.