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O’Loughlin Gaels 1-18 Graigue Ballycallan 0-18 In a hard fought game in Callan on Saturday a goal seven minutes into the second half by Sammy Johnson proves to be the decisive score. From the start the teams went point to point with Mark Bergin for O’Loughins and Sean Ryan impressive from open play and placed …

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Result: Roinn A Championship Qtr Final.  O’Loughlin Gaels 1-15 to 2-10 Young Ireland’s  It took a massive effort by the Gaels in the final 10mins to maintain the advantage they’d held since early in the game. Greg Kelly got the Gaels off to a fine start with 3 converted frees before the visitors answered with …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Antrim await in Croker clash Kilkenny 0-13 Meath 0-9 Kilkenny’s Intermediate camogs are through to the All-Ireland final on Sunday 12th September after a hard-fought win over Meath in UPMC Nowlan Park last Saturday. John Scott’s team will now face the Saffrons of Antrim in their bid to be crowned …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Cork captain strikes late to see lee-siders home, 0-15 to 1-11 There will be no O’Duffy cup return to Kilkenny next month. Despite a second-half comeback, Brian Dowling’s side fell to a late point from Cork captain Linda Collins. While many had earmarked Kilkenny as favourites for the semi-final tie …

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THE FIRST GAME FOR BOTH TEAMS IN THIS COMPETITION ALL IMAGES: DANNY LAHART Saturday August 28th was a day that will live long in the memory of O’ Loughlin Gaels Camogie Club participants. Following on from the hugely successful Mamogie initiative which started earlier this year, it was the turn of the Mums and Chums to …

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The first game for both teams in this competition All images: Danny Lahart Freebooters A 4 – 0 Deen Celtic AFC A good win for Freebooters in this Maher Shield clash on a beautiful sunny evening in the Fair Gree. Freebooters dominated from the start and Deen Celtic found it very hard to break down …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Rebel battle stands between Cats and final berth When Kilkenny and Cork take to the hallowed turf of Croke Park on Sunday afternoon, they will most likely know who awaits in the battle for the O’Duffy Cup on September 12th. This is the fourth year running that Kilkenny, Cork, Galway …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Kellyann Doyle injury spoils Wexford win Kilkenny advanced to an All-Ireland semi-final battle with Cork by seeing off the challenge of neighbours Wexford with relative ease. Brian Dowling’s side took to the Páirc Uí Chaoimh turf determined to put the recent defeat to Galway behind them, and came out of …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Knock-out time as cats seek to advance Brian Dowling and his team make the long trip to Páirc Uí Chaoimh in Cork tomorrow for the quarter-final clash with Wexford (Throw-in 5pm). For those without tickets, the game will be live on RTE2 from 4.30pm. Both teams came through the group …

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BY NIALL SHERRY SPORTS EDITOR Wexford will pose serious threat to All-Ireland crown All-Star defender Claire Phelan believes her county are ready to meet the challenge of Wexford, and any other county as Kilkenny continues their quest to retain the O’Duffy cup this weekend in Páirc Uí­ Chaoimh. Speaking to the Kilkenny Observer ahead of …

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