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Newsletter 18th August

posted 18 Aug 2014, 13:11 by Tullogher Rosbercon

Intermediate Hurling League

The Intermediates took on Conahy Shamrocks in the 5th and final round of the group stages of the intermediate hurling league. A win was vital for both teams with the possibility of a quarter final place or relegation playoff depending on scores of other games.

The teams were even in the during the 1st quarter scoring 0-5 each, with 0-3 coming from frees by Cian O'Donoghue and a point each from Liam Barron and Ted Cullinane. It continued close right to half-time to finish 0-9 each at the break. scorers in the second quarter were Cian (0-02 Frees) and Walter Walsh and Conor Hennesssy scoring 0-1 each. Conahy seemed be be scoring a bit easier from play in the 2nd quarter and drew one great save from Martin Roche in goal.

Tullogher started off the 2nd half with a barrage of scores. scoring 1-3 inside the opening 7 minutes. It opened with 2 frees from Cian and then Ted Cullinane scored a vital goal which put the Tullogher lads 5pts up. Conahy's only response was 2 points from frees. A point from Walter Walsh stretched Tullogher's lead and they never looked like losing in the last 10 minutes. Conahy added another point from a free to bring their 2nd half score to 3 points all from frees. Tullogher then extended their lead with 2 further points from Cian O'Donoghue to finish winners on a a scoreline of 1-15 to 0-12.

Overall it was great display from the lads which ensured that they would finish 3rd in the league table and avoid any possible relegation battle. Glenmore's win against Gowran denied Tullogher Rosbercon of 2nd place in the group and an automatic quarter final place.

The lads will now play St Lachtains in the knockout stages of the championship which will take place at the end of September .

All-Ireland Semi-Final Wins

Well done to club stars Walter Walsh (Senior) and Donnacha O'Connor and Conor Hennessey (both minor) on being part of the recent kilkenny panels that qualified for All-Ireland finals in September.

Drive for Liam

"Drive For Liam" KCLR Radio Table Quiz will take place on Thursday 28th August in Paddy Ryans. All proceeds to support Kilkenny teams in All-Ireland final.
 

Tour De Kilkenny

The club  welcomed the cyclists on the Tour de Kilkenny charity cycle ride on Saturday 2nd August to Brownstown. The club was used as a food stop on the 160km and 110km events. Despite being a horrible day weather-wise almost 200 cyclists "dined" in the clubhouse. Thanks to all who helped out on the day, making tea and sandwiches, stewarding etc. All proceeds from the cycle go to charity.

Sponsored Walk

The GAA and Camogie clubs held a joint sponsored walk on the august bank-holiday monday. Thanks to all who supported the event on the day.

Minors 7-A-Side Win
Tullogher Rosbercon minor hurlers won the Piltown 7 aside minor hurling tournament on Sunday last with a win over Glenmore in the final. 
Path to the final ,Beat Glenmore, Ballyduff and beat Dunnamaggin in the semi final 
Team was Paudi Walsh, Donnacha O Connor, Conor Hennessy, Tarek O Connor, Richard Gill, Darragh McGrath, Cian O Donohoe, Paudi McGrath (captain) Paul Manning, Ned Berry and Stephen Lawlor. 


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