Culloville took full advantage of the wind in the first half. Scores from Margaretta Roland (2-3), Janice O’Farrell (2-1) and Colleen McMahon (0-2) gave the South Armagh camogs a convincing lead. Niamah McGeown was the scorer of the only score for the North Armagh side and it looked like an impossiable uphill struggle. Half time score Culloville 4-6 Derrymacash 1-0.
St. Enda’s Derrymacash quickly settled in the okpening minutes of the second half. Fomer Queen’s Player and recipient of at least 2 Purcell All Stars Niamah McGeown added a second goal on the forth minute. Her accuracy at free taking chipped away at Culloville’s lead converting a further four points. Culloville were unable to add to their score board. Goals from Claire Henderson, Laura McCrory, Andrea McAlinden and Nicki Greene secured the Hughie Trainer Cup for Derrymacash. Final score Culloville 4-6, Derrymacash 6-4.
Armagh County Chairperson Yvonne Morgan presented Derrymacash Captain Oonagh McGeown with the Cup and paid tribute to both teams on a good game of camogie. Niamah McGeown Derrymacash received the Player of the Match Award. Julie O’Neill had a great game as refeere for the Junior Final. Thanks to the empires and line officials.
At athe interval pupils from the four schools in Armagh City played an exhibition game. Representing St. Patrick’s P.S. were Aishling Rath, Eimear Mullen, Joanne Magennis, Rossa Donnelly, Sarah Comiskey and Alanna Devlin, Mount St. Catherine’s P.S were Aishling Grimley, Billy Leigh Day, Aine Grew, Cathy Moen, Eimear Loughran and Deirbhile Mack, Armagh C.B.S were Nicole McElmeel, Aoifa McGahon, Niamah Gilsenan, Roisa Hughes, Tierna Maguire and Caitlin McParland, St. Malachy’s were Cairrai Devlin, Caithlin Gillen, Lucy Burns, Anna Lavery and Bronagh Black. Referee was a young whistler from St. Catherine’s College Eilish Canavan. A great night was enjoyed by all the young players and referee. Thanks to all the parents, teachers and everyone who helped out with the young players for continuing to promote the game of camogie in the schools.
Winners of the monthly Armagh Camogie were:
October -ú1000 Eileen McGlade, Mullaghbawn
ú300 Celine McManus, Camlough
ú200 Patricia McAvoy, Crossmaglen
ú100 Aghagallon Camogie Club, Aghagallon
ú100 Niamh Morgan, Madden
ú100 John Lennon, Derrynoose
November- ú1000 Pauline & Teresa McKinley, Mullaghbawn
ú300 Kathleen & Francis McBride, Derrynoose
ú200 Fran McCann, Clan Na Geal
ú100 Mullaghbawn GFC, Mullaghbawn
ú100 Fiona & Martin Powell, Keady
ú100 Brian & Kathleen Caherty, Derrynoose
Armagh Camogie Annual Convention
The Annual convention will be held in Middletown on Sunday 30th November at 2pm. All clubs are encouraged to send at least two delegates. Clubs are asked to have their AGM before the County Convention.
Foundation Coaching Course
A Foundation Coaching Course is been held in Ballymacnab on Fri evening 5th December from 6.30pm – 9.30pm and Saturday 6th December from 9.30pm – 1.30pm. Cost is 30 euros.
Health and Well being Information Evening
Armagh Hurling are hosting a Health and Well Being Information evening in Armagh Train on Wednesday 26th November from 7.30pm. Armagh Camogie have been invited to come to this information evening. Clubs are asked to send at least one delegate.
AllStar for Ulster
Armagh Camogie were delighted to learn that Jane Adams was named as No 15 on the 2008 Camogie All Star Team. Jane plays her club camogie with Rossa in Belfast.