Youthful Boherlahan wear down Moyne to claim title in style

Ladies Football

Ladies Football

Boherlahan 3-14 Moyne Templetouhy 1-4

After a very exciting drawn Junior ‘B’ final a week ago in Cashel, a large crowd came to see more of the same in the replay in Gortnahoe on Sunday afternoon last.

The score line may suggest a every one-sided game but nothing could be further from the truth. Boherlahan after winning the toss elected to play with the aid of a rather fresh wind. Templetouhy were first on the score board with a point in the first few minutes. Boherlahan were soon on the score board and went into a four point lead. Wave after wave of Templetouhy attacks were repelled by the tenuous defending of the Boherlahan backs.

With ten minutes to half time Boherlahan forwards had a golden spell scoring 1-5 without reply. Half time score 1-10 to 0-1.

As in the first half Templetouhy tried everything to penetrate the last line of Boherlahan’s defence. A number of goal line shots were cleared by the goalkeeper and her full back line in heart stopping excitement. The younger and more energetic Boherlahan girls were starting to wear down Moyne’s defence and soon put the scores on the board to put the game out of their reach.

Great scenes of jubilation were witnessed at the final whistle when the large Boherlahan following rushed in to congratulate their team. Both teams are to be congratulated for playing an open free flowing brand of football and making the referee’s job an easy one.

Our thanks to Paddy Russell and his full complement of officials for adding to the occasion.

Co. Chairman Tommy Campbell when presenting the Vinnie Kennedy Cup to team captain Orla Walsh praised both clubs for their cooperation in setting up this fixture. Player of the match was presented by Biddy Ryan, Co Board Treasure, to Edel O’Dwyer.

Fr. Peter Brennan and Dermot Crosse, managers of Boherlahan, deserve great credit for advancing the football skills of this group of girls. Our thanks to Kieran Slattery and Gortnahoe club for facilitating this final and to the score board personnel for adding to the occasion.

Munster Senior championship.

In the Munster senior semi-final played in Cahir, Tipperary senior champions Cappawhite were defeated by Ballymacarbry (Waterford) after a very had fought game. Ballymac had the better of the first half and had a commanding lead at the break. Cappa came out a different team for the second half and after fifteen minutes were on level terms after scoring three fantastic goals. Soon after this Cappa lost a girl to the sin bin which handed the momentum back to the Waterford girls who ran out winners by six points Ballymac 5-11 Cappa 5-5

Munster Intermediate

Cahir have reached the Munster Intermediate final after a fine win over Kerry champions Sneem (Kenmare). On this coming Sunday they will play Cork champions Eire Og from 0vens in the final at a neutral venue. All in Tipperary Ladies football wish them the best of luck.

Munster Plate Senior

Congratulations to Moyle Rovers who represented Tipperary in the Senior Plate championship. They had an eleven point win over Listowel Emmets from Kerry and now meet either St Val’s of Cork or Abbeyside of Waterford in the next round. Well done to Keith Delahunty and his team.

Bucket Collection

Clubs will be out and about over the weekend October 26/27 in Templemore, Thurles and Cahir with a bucket collection.

Gaelic for Mothers

A good number of clubs from Tipperary attended the National Gaelic for Mothers Blitz in Dublin last weekend. A fun filled day of football and craic was had by all. Eighty four clubs in total attended on the day.