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Junior Hurling

posted 9 Aug 2015, 06:30 by Newcastle Gaa
The junior hurlers played the third round of the championship against Cahir in Gaotenbridge on Friday night last, August 7th. Newcastle started very well scoring the first four points but Cahir soon came back into the game. Newcastle scored a very important goal from Tommy Sweeney coming up to half time which left Newcastle leading by 1-8 to 0-7. On the restart Cahir started to dominate and eventually took the lead. Despite a gallant effort from the Newcastle team they were unable to bridge the gap with a final score of Newcastle 1-12, Cahir 1-15. Team and scorers were Eanna O'Flynn, James Lonergan Jnr, Conor Grant, Emmet Prendergast, Daniel Kennedy, John O'Halloran, Michael Kennedy, Caoimhín McGrath (0-1), Brian Sweeney (0-6, 1 65, 0-4 frees), Barry Hickey (0-33, Tommy Sweeney (1-0), Evan Morrissey, Brian Hyland, Ger Corcoran and Andrew Fitzpatrick (0-2 frees). Subs used were James Fitzpatrick for James Lonergan, Vinny Carroll for Michael Kennedy (inj) and Johnny Hallinan for Ger Corcoran.