The South finals of all four age groups in the Tipperary Community Games indoor soccer competition was hosted by Powerstown Lisronagh area in the fabulous facilities of Monroe Sports Complex.
Moycarkey Borris completed a double winning both the boys under 13 and under 15 events.
Lattin Cullen defeated Moycarkey Borris in the final of the girls under 13 competition 1-0. In the second half Maria Nash scored the vital goal to take the title to the delight of their many supporters.
In the boys under 13 competition semi-finals, Moycarkey beat Clerihan 4 – 2 and Lattin Cullen defeated Powerstown Lisronagh by a similar margin. Moycarkey’s good run of luck continued in the final defeating Lattin Cullen in a very exciting game.
The boys under 15 semi finals commenced with a hotly contested match between Moycarkey and St Mary’s, who played very well but were at a disadvantage as they could only field a team of 5 players in this 7 a side event, but Niall Hoctor still scored a goal in the first half while his brother Eoin scored in the second half but they could not contain the strong challenge from Moycarkey.
Semi final two was between the neighbouring areas of St. Oliver’s and Powerstown where St Olivers won after another entertaining game but again they
were beaten by Moycarkey who were not going to surrender at this stage.
All winning teams will now contest the county final which is expected to take place in Templemore where county winners will go on to Munster Finals in U.L. on March 3.
The County Finals of Draughts will take place in Lattin-Cullen GAA Centre on Sunday next, February, 26 commencing at 6pm. Co-ordinator Paul Carew.