Tullamore GAA club notes

April 03, 2018

U17 hurling League
Shinrone 3-13 Tullamore 0-8.:
Short a number of regulars, Tullamore put in a very lethargic performance against Shinrone on Sunday morning. Granted, the team has only 3 nights Training done but more was expected from them in this fixture. On the plus side, the Fox twins, Eoin O'Connor and Kalvin Fenlon did most to stem the tide. Championships are not won on April 1st and Tullamore will improve as the months go by.

U13 Hurling Leinster League
Hard luck to our under 13 hurlers in their division 1 Leinster league semi final where the travelled to the Wexford Gaa centre of excellence and took on lost out to  Thomas Davis of Dublin on a score of 4 04 to 3 02 we then took on and defeated Shelmalier of Wexford in on a score line of 7 01 to 6 01 some excellent performances in both games Tullamore team were Séan Kavanagh, Jamie Thornton,  Eoghain Spain,    Oisín Phelan, Luke Duffy, Adam Bathi,  Adam Harvey, Jack Daly (capt), Cillian Martin, Cillian Burke, Niall Furlong, Jake Moore, Adam Maher, Anthony Lawlor, Cillian Wynne, Cillian Dunne and Michael Gilligan.

U13 Leinster Football League
Tullamore 5-10   St.Vincents  4-7
Tullamore U.13 Footballers had a hard earned victory over St. Vincents in the semi-final of the Leinster league last Wednesday evening.
In a game that could have gone either way Tullamore claimed victory by 6 points, having trailed by 2 points in the closing stages.
Missed chances early on could have proved costly for the Tullamore side as St. Vincents jumped into an early lead 1-2 to no score. However Tullamore gradually worked their way into the game with scores from Luke Duffy and Killian Burke and at half time they only trailed by 2points.
In a thrilling second half St. Vincents increased their advantage but Tullamore came back again to lead with goals by Niall Furlong and Jack Daly. It was anybodys game at this point and Vincents responded with a goal to lead by 2 points entering the closing stages. But Tullamore were not to be denied. Points from Sean Kavanagh, Luke Duffy and a goal from Jack Donegan sealed their win.
This was a terrific game of attacking football from both sets of players and it was hard luck on St. Vincents to lose out in the end.
Tullamore now go forward to a Leinster final but their opponents are not known yet. In the meantime their next outing is a league game away to Gracefield on Fri.Apl.6th. and all players are expected to travel.
Tullamore panel was Adam Harvey, Eoghan Spain, Luke Boyle, Jake Moore, Killian Martin, Ryan Fenlon, Killian Burke, Niall Furlong, Davin Keegan, Jack Daly, Adam Bahi, Sean Kavanagh, Jack Donegan, Conor Casey, Jack Bracken, Sean Flynn, Anthony Lawlor, Adam Sweeney, Chris Leavy, Adam Maher, Ross Kelly, Luke Duffy.

Colaiste Choilm
Congratulations to Colaiste Choilm on become Senior B All Ireland Hurling Champions this week. This was a huge achievement for the school, well done to all involved.

Senior Teams
Well done to our Senior Hurlers on starting the championship with a hard earned win over Clodaigh Gaels on Sunday on a score line of 3:17 to 2:11. Our footballers are starting their Championship on Sat in BNM O'Connor Pk at 7:30 playing Edenderry.

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