Castletown went down to St. Colmcilles in this JDFC Round 5 game played in excellent conditions in Pilltown on Saturday evening. This was a game that produced 47 shots at goal between the side with 37 reaping rewards.
Gaeil Colmcille and Skryne met in the fourth round of the Fairyhouse Steel Meath SFC a glorious Pairc Tailteann. With both teams having lost their previous round games were keen to get back to winning ways.
On an evening more akin to mid-February than late August, the U14's of Seneschalstown and St. Colmcilles took to the sod of Paddy O Brien Park to renew rivalries for the prize of the Division 1 Championship and a trophy in the name of the legend of the O'Mahonys club.
There was a general air of no-hope regarding Oldcastle's chances against Dunderry in this evenings' Junior C Championship meeting, with the opposition unbeaten and top of the table, and Oldcastle closer to the bottom than top.
With 12 of the starting line up having suffered a heavy defeat to Moynalvey in the Senior Football Championship just four days earlier, the team could have been forgiven for feeling a little sorry for themselves.
Clann na nGael continued their good form in this year's IHC and for the second year in a row have qualified for the semi-final with the remaining Round 5 game against Gael Colmcille still to be played.