HURLING | Naomh Moninne Round-Up
U14s ready for their trip to Feile in Carlow
The club’s U14 team travel to compete at the National Feile na nGael on Friday afternoon, June 16th where they will be hosted by Burren Rangers of Carlow. The team warmed up for the trip with a good 8–7 to 4–3 victory over Killeavy in a challenge match at DkIT last Friday evening.
The other two teams in their Division Seven group will be Ballinastragh Gaels (Wexford) and Castleblaney (Monaghan), both of whom they will play on Friday evening at Kilanerin. We wish the team, management and supporters every success at the weekend.
Darver was the venue last Tuesday evening, June 6th for an entertaining U8 Coaching and Games Blitz where the club’s young boys and girls played games against St Fechin’s, Pearse Og and Knockbridge ‘A’.
The Moninne panel was Ciaran Maguire, Oisin Maguire, Noah Goss, Ronan Goss, Ewen McCourt, Orla McCourt, Maeve O’Hora, Grace Cairns and Josh Horwell.
The club’s senior team put in a good performance, losing narrowly by 0–14 to 0–10 to senior champions St Fechins in Beaulieu in round two of the senior league last Thursday evening. The Moninne scorers were Darren O’Hanrahan (0–4), Diarmuid Murphy (0–3), Tadhg Moore (0–2) and Collins Connolly (0–1).
In the Tain League Division Two on Tuesday night, the seniors drew 1–18 to 2–15 with Castleblayney Hurling. The Moninne scorers on the night were Stephen Ryan (1–2), Diarmuid Murphy (0–4, 3f), John Martin (0–3), Ronan Geoghegan (0–3), Andrew Mackin (0–2), Feidhelm Joyce (0–2), Paul Delaney (0–1) and Collins Connolly (0–1).
Five Moninne boys were on the Louth U17 panel that beat Mayo by 3–10 to 2–2 in the Celtic Challenge Div 5 quarter final at Abbotstown Centre on Saturday afternoon. They were Darren Geoghegan (1–7), Ultan McEneaney (1–0), Padraic Fallon (0–1), Ciaran McGlynn and Eoghan O’Hora. They now play Roscommon in the semi final this weekend.
This year’s Naomh Moninne Hurling Cul Camp will again take place in Dowdallshill from Monday, July 31st to Friday, August 4th and the cost of the camp is €60. An all County Hurling Cul Camp will take place in Darver from Monday, July 3rd to Friday, July 7th.