Saturday 20 January 2018

Mogue O'Rahilly's and Ferns for Juvenile final

While the Wexford People Minor championships have been restricted by the return of the adult club championships, the action has continued in the younger age groups with knockout games right down to the Under-12s.

Blackwater took the Enniscorthy Guardian Juvenile hurling Premier shield with a superb victory over Oylegate-Glenbrien on Saturday.

That clash was followed by Shelmaliers' loss in a cracker to Mogue O'Rahilly's (4-14 to 3-16) in the Roinn 1 semi-final.

In the other last four clash in Roinn 1, Ferns St. Aidan's had a big win over Liam Mellows and will fancy their chances of taking the title in the coming weeks. Geraldine O'Hanrahans beat Crossabeg-Ballymurn in the shield semi-final and will face Ballinastragh Gaels in the decider.

In Roinn 2, HWH-Bunclody thumped Davidstown-Courtnacuddy to move into the final where they will face Cloughbawn in the coming weeks.

There was also quarter-final action in the shield where Kilross Gaels and Our Lady's Island/St. Fintan's moved into the last four.

Attention turns to the Gorey Guardian Juvenile football championship this week.

Réalt na Mara face Duffry Rovers in the Roinn 1 shield semi while Geraldine O'Hanrahans meet Cloughbawn in the Roinn 2 last four.

The Roinn 1 final between St. Anne's and HWH-Bunclody is down for decision on Tuesday week, September 29, in St. Patrick's Park.

Also next week is the other Roinn 2 semi-final - the replay between Shamrocks and Davidstown-Courtnacuddy.

Two New Ross Standard Under-14 finals took place last week and they are detailed on these pages. Meanwhile, St. Mary's (Maudlintown) won through to last night's (Monday) Division 4 final against Cloughbawn with a victory over St. Patrick's.

There are a few other football finals to entertain the crowds this week with the Division 1 decider between Naomh Eanna and Volunteers taking place in St. Patrick's Park tonight (Tuesday) at 7.30 p.m. The Division 4 shield final follows at the same venue on Friday and sees Adamstown face Ballyhogue.

On Saturday morning hurling takes over, with Shelmaliers facing Oulart-The Ballagh in the Division 1 decider.

There is a double-header in Blackwater where Buffers Alley meet Our Lady's Island/St. Fintan's in the Division 4 final at 11 a.m. and Crossabg-Ballymurn face Ferns St. Aidan's in the Division 2 shield.

Finally, on Sunday at lunchtime Rathgarogue-Cushinstown clash with Liam Mellows in the Division 2 final.

More shields were claimed in the Under-12 championships where HWH-Bunclody took the Enniscorthy/Gorey 'B' football shield final with a 1-9 to 0-1 win over local rivals Kilrush.

Sunday was a great day for Buffers Alley with both teams taking hurling titles in Wexford Park. The firsts took the 'A' team 'A' shield in a 3-12 to 0-6 beating of Faythe Harriers while the second string edged out St. Martin's by 3-3 to 0-1 in the 'B' team 'A' shield.

Adamstown came out on top of the New Ross/Wexford 'B' shield final, 3-2 to 0-5 against St. James'.

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