Ladies County Team News
The County U16 team take on their Galway counterparts and favorites for the Connacht A title on Tuesday 24th June at 7.30 pm in Leitrim Village. In the round robinÓgame Leitrim stayed in touch with Galway up to half time but Galway pulled away in the second half. The Leitrim management will be hoping to pull of a shock victory this time round or at least give Galway an almighty fright. Big game performances will be required from the whole team but especially from Aighe Tighe, Fiona McCann, Aoife Williams and Katie Duignan. On their way to the final Leitirm had a comprehesive victory over Mayo and hard fought win over Roscommon while Sligo conceded their game. All supporters are encouraged to attend to cheer on the team.
The County U14 team has their Connacht Blitz refixed for July19th with no venue has yet confirmed. The All Ireland Div 3 Champions are relished a crack at this competiton.
The County U12 had their Connacht Blitz last Saturday in Hyde Park where Leitrim entered 2 teams. All the players had a great day and finished the day of in Supermacs. The next outing for the U12 is on the 28th June in Kiltimagh, followed by the Leitrim Blitz on the 12th July. A great thanks is due to the mentors Bernie McLoughlin, Yeonette O Rourke and Kieran Moran.
The 9 aside Leagues are reaching a conclusion. In the Senior 9 aside Aughawillan are undefeated with comprehensive victories over Mohill and Kiltubrid. Cloone and Kiltubrid fighting for a place in the final. The finalists should be decided this week. The Intermediate 9 aside League sees St Josephs reach the final while on the final round games between Annaduff and Dromahair will decide the other finalist, leaving last year winners St Marys relinquishing their title. Sean O Heslins have booked their place in the Junior 9 aside final while Gortletteragh will be favorites to advance to the final.
The Annaduff Credit Union U14 Championships are reaching a conclusion as well. In Div 1 St Josephs await the winner of the semi final betweenÓglencar/Manor and the amalgamation of Aughnasheelin/Kiltubrid. In Div 2 Drumkeerin look the strongest as they take on Dromahair while Fenagh and Gortletteraghj play in the other semi final. In Div 3 Annaduff and Leitrim Gaels play the semifinal with Cloone awaiting the winners.
The U12 Championships have kicked of this week with 9 aside and 7 aside competitions
Team Affiliations for the Minor Championships are due in by Monday 30th June.
9 Aside League Div 2 Table
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17-Jun-08 by Kieran Moran – Ladies – Acting PRO