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Sunday 18 August 2019

U-21 hurling may start Good Friday

The Under-21 Premier hurling championship is due to get under way on Good Friday, April 3, at 6pm with five first round games down for decision.

Thirteen teams in all are entered in the competition, and this is a provisional date for those opening fixtures as it will depend on the progress or otherwise of Good Counsel and St. Peter's in colleges competitions.

The full draw is: Glynn-Barntown v. Shelmaliers; Rapparees v. Naomh Éanna; Buffers Alley v. St. Martin's; Oulart-The Ballagh v. Faythe Harriers; Rathnure v. Taghmon-Camross; byes for Crossabeg-Ballymurn, Fethard and Ferns St. Aidan's.

In other G.A.A. news, Shane O'Gorman joined the list of Fitzgibbon Cup-winning men when the Adamstown hurler came on for U.L. in their replay victory over W.I.T. in Páirc Uí Rinn on Wednesday.

It was U.L's fifth title in all, and their first since 2011.

Harry Kehoe of Cloughbawn featured on the losing team and contributed one point in the drawn final at the Gaelic Grounds in Limerick, while Rob O'Leary (Buffers Alley) was a substitute.

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