St Mary’s and Moyle Rovers meet in minor hurling final

South Tipp GAA

South Tipp GAA

On a great year for minor hurling in the Premier County the Divisional championship finals look set to provide hugely attractive fare and a large attendance is expected in Kilsheelan on Sunday where Moyle Rovers and St. Marys will provide a unique pairing in the Southern decider.

The game is timed for 2 p.m. and is a fixture not to be missed following last weekend’s highly entertaining semi-finals which saw Moyle Rovers score a three point win over a fancied Swan and St. Marys come from behind to defeat champions C.J. Kickhams following a high scoring thriller.

St. Marys have a great record in the competition down the years and will be favourites to take another title but Moyle Rovers are seeking a very first minor (A) crown and have a great incentive to make history. The championship has been for many years now sponsored by Chadwicks whose support is very much appreciated. Willie Barrett is the referee and the scene is set for what promises to be an outstanding contest.

The trophy up for grabs is the Ahearne Cup which commemorates the memory of the late Ballybacon-Grange stalwart Jack Ahearne.

Also down for decision on Sunday is the Pat Cleere under 21 hurling (B) contest between Clonmel Og and Skeheenarinky which was postponed from last Sunday. The game is scheduled for Ballylooby at 3-30 p.m.

The Divisional action will get underway on Saturday afternoon with a most attractive Bob Fitzgerald Hardware under 21 hurling (A) clash between Swan and Mullinahone.

The venue is Anner Park, Cloneen and the starting time is 3-30 p.m.