On Saturday August 31 all Tipperary Juvenile Hurling panels will be in action. The U/14 A and Bs will be involved in the Tony Forristal/Sonny Walsh Tournament in Waterford. The U/15 A will be involved in the Carridunn in Cork whilst the U/15 B will be in Clarecastle and the U/16s will be involved in the Tipperary Supporters Club Hurling Tournament which will be hosted by South Tipperary Division this year.
In the U/14 Tournament the South have 6 players involved in both panels from Mullinahone, Killenaule, Ballingarry, Clerihan and Ballyneale. The As will be meeting Offaly and Galway in their group with the venue St Saviours in Waterford. In the Bs the venue will be Walsh Park and they will meet Cork and Kerry. We wish the best of luck to this group and to their mentors.
In the U/15 Tournament the South have 16 players represented in both panels from Clonmel Og, Kilsheelan-Kilcash, St Mary’s, Killenaule, Fr Sheehys, Davins, Cahir, Ballingarry, Mullinahone, Carrick Swan and Ballybacon. The As will be travelling to Cork to the Carrigdunn Tournament and their venue will be in Ballygarvan. The Bs will be visitors to Clare and will play in Clarecastle. Wishing all involved the very best in both venues.
In the U/16 Tipperary Supporters Club Tournament 15 South players are involved in both panels, again there is a cross section of clubs involved: St Marys’s, Moyle Rovers, St Patricks, Kilsheelan-Kilcash, Ballybacon, Ballingarry and Carrick Swan. This year the South are hosts and our As will be in Cahir and will be up against Antrim, Galway and Laois. The Final of this Tournament will be held in the GAA Grounds Western Road at 5.15pm on August 31. The B panel will be in Ballylooby on the day and will be up against Clare, Kilkenny and Kerry. The B Final will also be held in Ballylooby at 3pm. We again wish all mentors of this group the very best. So please come along and give these boys your support at some of the venues mentioned.
The South would like to thank all the mentors involved with the groups for giving of their time and their experience to get these panels to this stage. Mention of our South representatives U/14 Jimmy Ryan (St Mary’s), U/15 Brendan Ferrris (Marlfield), Paul Curran (Mullinahone), Peter Egan (St Mary’s) and U/16 Niall Curran (Mullinahone) and Tommy Foran (St Marys).