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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR ALL PIX DANNY LAHART Tom Walsh cup awaits winners St Canice’s Credit Union (Kilkenny) Senior Hurling Championship Final Shamrocks Ballyhale Vs O’Loughlin Gaels SHERRY SAYS FINAL PREVIEW…… Sunday 7th November 2021 – UPMC Nowlan Park, the home of hurling, the last two teams standing, following a pulsating championship campaign. Four …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR ALL PIX DANNY LAHART No glory for Henry as favourites crash out Michael Lyng Motors Hyundai Intermediate Hurling Championship Glenmore 0-19 Thomastown 1-13 Glenmore shook off their underdogs tag to hand Henry Shefflin a defeat in what would prove to be his final game in charge, before he heads west. …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR ALL PIX DANNY LAHART Hickey at the double as Freshford make final Michael Lyng Motors Hyundai Intermediate Hurling Championship St Lachtain’s 2-12 Fenians 0-10 A 2-goal salvo from centre-forward Liam Hickey was the difference between the two sides at UPMC Nowlan Park last Sunday. There was just two points separating …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Ballyhale will face O’Loughlin Gaels in final showdown Shamrocks 2-20 James Stephens 1-17 Semi-finals are about getting over the line, and credit to Ballyhale for showing why they are the team to beat. In a game that at times was scrappy and not as free-flowing as the watching crowd had …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Wall’s goal the difference as brave sash go down fighting O’Loughlin Gaels 1-18 Tullaroan 0-18 2016 county champions O’Loughlin Gaels will face-off against Shamrocks of Ballyhale in this year’s St Canice’s Credit Union SHC final on November 7th following a 3-point victory over Tullaroan at UPMC Nowlan Park last Sunday. …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Shefflin named Galway’s Top Cat After weeks of speculation surrounding the vacant Galway managers job, the announcement was made late Wednesday evening that hurling’s most decorated player, Henry Shefflin had been appointed to the role. The legendary figure had been mooted as one of the possible candidates for the position, …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR John Scott’s ladies recognised in ‘Soaring Stars’ nominations Despite tasting final heartbreak against Antrim at headquarters last month, Kilkenny intermediate Camogie team have seen their season’s efforts acknowledged by the Camogie Association. No fewer than TEN members of John Scott’s team have been nominated for the Soaring Stars awards that …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Senior ladies set for awards recognition Going into this season, Kilkenny’s senior camog’s had high hopes of successfully defending their title. Brian Dowling’s charges never put together the complete 60-minute performance, and eventually came up short against the rebels of Cork. However, the team’s efforts have not gone unnoticed, as …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR • The Village will pose serious test for Shamrocks • Gaels vs Sash could be epic St Canice’s Credit Union Kilkenny SHC semi-final draw: Ballyhale Shamrocks v James Stephens Tullaroan v O’Loughlin Gaels So far, the club championship has delivered some quality contests. This weekend’s offering’s promises to serve up …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Sash prevail as Shamrocks start to sizzle Following a pulsating weekend of knock-out action, the semi-final line-up for the St Canice’s Credit Union senior championship is now known. More about that later. O’Loughlin Gaels 2-19 Mullinavat 0-19 The weekend action began with the meeting of O’Loughlin Gaels and Mullinavat in …

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