It was a victorious weekend for 2 championship teams as the Junior B and Junior C finals were held on Saturday in Ballinaglera and Ballinamore. Páirc Seán was inspected last week by members of each participating club in advance of the finals to determine if the field was playable after recent maintenance work on the surface. The four clubs agreed to move to alternative venues as ironically after all the rain this year the lack of rain over the last 2 weeks left sand lying on the surface in Carrick which is normally washed down into the verti-drains which form part of the annual maintenance plan.
Annaduff emerged victors against Allen Gaels with a comprehensive 2-3 win on a scoreline that finished Annaduff 3-14 Allen Gaels 1-11 played in Ballinamore.
In the Junior C final Leitrim Gaels pipped Glenfarne/Kilty by 1 point in a close game played in Ballinaglera. The Gaels will now have a team in Junior A and B for 2010.
The U21 championship got underway at the weekend in the B competition as Melvin Gaels booked their place in this weekends quarter final against Carrigallen when they brushed past Gortletteragh last Saturday evening in Ballinaglera – Melvin Gaels 2-09 Gortletteragh 1-07.
Bothy U21 competitions are at full tilt this bank holiday weekend as 14 teams participate in the quarter finals of each to book their place in the semis.
19-Oct-09 by Brendan Doyle – PRO