Weekly Hurling News 2nd July 2012

Leitrim U14 Development Squad

The Leitrim U14 Development Squad took part in the Inter County Hurling Blitz in Carnmore, Galway last Saturday. The team played teams from Sligo, Mayo and Roscommon and with only 15 lads they battled hard and never gave up with excellent displays from Desmond Beirne, Lee Mc Manus, Andrew Loughlin, Stephen Loughlin and Damien Crave. 

The Leitrim U14 Development Squad – Stephen Loughlin, Andrew Loughlin, Peter Poniard, Patrick Mc Tiernan, Keelan Keerins, Conor Gallagher, Darragh Murphy, James Hamilton, Damien Craven, Stephen Flynn, Aaron Hore, Lee Mc Manus, Dessie Beirne, Mark Diffley, Shane Beirne.  

Leitrim Hurling Senior League

So far Gortletteragh, Carrick and Cluainín Iomaint have all won a game each.  Carrick beat Cluainín well in the most recent game to keep alive their chances of reaching the final.  Games yet to be played are Cluainín and Gortletteragh at home and away while Gortletteragh will also have to play their final game against Carrick. 

Dermot Molloy League (Sligo Hurling League)

Cluainín Iomaint completed their involvement in the Sligo Hurling League last week by topping the table for the first time.  Unusually, they had to play a “play off” game against Coolera/Strandhill last Sunday due to the top 5 teams being level on points.  Cluainín already beat Coolera/Strandhill during the league but were “drawn out of a hat” to play again.  It an exciting game where either team could have won, the Sligo side overcame the Manorhamilton men on a scoreline of 1.10 to 0.07. The Manor men were left to dwell on many missed chances where they should have taken their points during the game.  But the Leitrim club can be happy knowing that they raised many eye brows by finishing top of the Sligo Hurling League for 2012.  Cluainín travel to Thurles on Friday week to take part in the Thurles Sarsfields International Hurling Tournament.  We wish them well as they represent Leitrim. 


We wish Paddy O Connor and Ballinamore the very best in this years Hurling Feile in Dublin.



03-Jul-12 by Micheal Dolan Hurling PRO