Erin’s Own joined 15 other teams on Saturday afternoon in an excellently run Dicksboro U8 tournament. All the lads played at least one half of each match and all contributed to a good run of results. We finished second in our group beating Danesfort in our first game, then coming from 3 goals down to earn a draw with Dicksboro in game two, before losing to a strong Dunamaggin team. Ashley Kerr and Tommy Coogan scored a couple of goals each in these games which saw some great defending by Dylan Stynes Leigh and Adam Stone. In our final game we beat Thomastown 3 goals to 2 thanks to a couple of 65’s from Liam Doyle and a Luca Downey score from play. Team captain James Hogan accepted medals on behalf of the panel James Kenny, Tommy Coogan, Brian Holland, Ciaran Meagher, Adam Stone, Liam Doyle, Luca Downey, Jack Brennan, Michael Rowe, Dylan Stynes Leigh, David Allen, Kiel Smyth, Alan Smyth, Ewan Connery, Cathal O’Reilly, Ashley Kerr, and John Kenny.
The U11 and 12s also saw action during the past week. The U12s played neighbours St Martins in the Callan tournament on Thursday, running out comfortable winners 6-5 to 0-0. Panel: Richard Brennan, Alan Mullaly, Sean Coogan, Joe Hickson, Adam Brennan, Dan Coogan, Ross Connolly, Thomas Dwyer, David Ferris, John Dowd, Conor Normoyle, Kevin Brennan, Eoin O’Rourke, Liam Kenny, Jack Buggy, Declan Buggy, Christopher Korff, Nicky Connolly, Billy O’Neill, Conor Clarke, Cathal Holland, Liam Holland, James Buggy.
The U11s were in Ballyragget on Saturday for the Benny Stone tournament and faced St Lachtains, O’Loughlins and Clara. The boys won all three games, the first two by 5 points, with the final game vs Clara a two point win. Panel: Declan Buggy, Dan Coogan, David Ferris, Kevin Brennan, Jack Buggy, Christopher Korff, Nicky Connolly, Billy O’Neill, Conor Clarke, Cathal Holland, Liam Holland, James Buggy, Leah Holden, Conor McMahon, Jamie Maher, Killian Hogan.
At senior level the club enjoyed mixed fortunes, The seniors had a 4-09 to 0-16 win against Mooncoin on Thursday, while the juniors were defeated by Galmoy in the League on Friday.
Congratulations to Marie Murphy Skehana, on winning â¬200 in the Piltown draw.