ATHENRY set up an All Ireland senior club camogie final to savour with Cashel in two weeks time following their respective semi-final victories today (Sunday). It is over 30 years since the Galway club side claimed the Bill Carroll trophy, and this is a decider the westerners will very much look forward to, when they meet a
The Galway girls had little difficulty overcoming Loughgiel in
It was always going to be a tough ask for a young Loughgiel team, who made the Antrim championship their main aim. They failed to emulate their conquerors in that decider, O’Donovan Rossa, who are the reigning All Ireland club titleholders.
Meanwhile, following an incredible battle in Oulart-the-Ballagh, Cashel had to come from behind before pulling off a memorable 1-14 to 2-7 win over first time semi-finalists Oulart, The Slaneysiders got off to a great start with goals from Una Leacy and Diane Ryan to give them an interval lead of 2-5 to 0-9.
But, a Cashel goal inside 10 minutes of the restart from Mairead Morrissey let them back in. They hit a purple patch after that confining the Wexford side to just two second half points. The prolific Claire Grogan, Cora Hennessy and Morrissey fired some excellent points for the
Elsewhere, in another thrilling encounter St Anne’s Dunhill,
Their opponents will be Lavey from
ALL-IRELAND SENIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS:
ATHENRY, Galway, 1-15, T Maher 1-3, B Kerins 0-4, L Linnane 0-3 (0-2’45),N Coen 0-2, K O’Dwyer, K Nally,
LOUGHGIEL, Antrim 0-3, N Connolly, E Mc Mullan 0-1 each, R Mc Carry 0-1f.
OULART- THE – BALLAGH, Wexford 2-7,U Leacy 1-2 (0-1f), D Ryan 1-0, U Jacob 0-5 (0-3f)
ALL-IRELAND JUNIOR CLUB CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI-FINALS:
ST.ANNE’S, Dunhill, Waterford 3-10, Z O’Donoghue 2-0, K Kelly 1-6 (0-3f),J Simpson 0-2, N Rockett, M Murphy 0-1 each
HARPS, Laois 0-16, L Mahony 0-12, (0-5f, 0-1’45,A Mahony 0-4 (0-2f)
FOUR ROADS, Roscommon 0-2, C Kenny 0-2 (0-1f, 0-1’45)