THIS Final was played in Coolard last Sunday, with a great crowd in attendance.
TOMMY MADDEN U13 CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL
Listowel Emmets 1-7 St Senans 3-6
It took until the sixth minute for the first score to be registered on the board with a converted free taken by Connor Kennelly (St Senans), Listowel responed with a point from play Darren Loughnane in the ninth minute again in the 14th minute Christopher O'Gorman (Listowel) points. Then in the 22nd minute St Senans' Sean Kelliher got in for a soft goal, two awarded frees were converted for St Senans by Connor Kennelly and Sean Whelan in the 24th and 25th minutes.
It took Listowel Emmets until the 26th minute for Sean Keane and 27th minute for captain Robert Smith to point leaving the half-time score Emmets 0-4 Senans 1-3.
Into the second half and it was Listowel Emmets on the score board first in the 32nd minute when Eddie Browne pointed.
An awarded free was pointed in the fourth minute for Senans by Sean Whelan in response in the 42th minute Listowel also converted a free by Darren Loughnane.
Again it was Listowel who pop up on the score board in the 43rd minute when Christopher O'Gorman got through the Senans defence for a excellent goal, but in quick response showing ture leadership wingback Jack McKenna in the 45th minute came up the field and struck for goal and again Jack McKenna showed his forwards what to do when shortly after the kick out in the 17th minute Jack rattled the Listowel net again.
There was some great defensive work by both teams and it took until the 27th minute for Listowel's Darren Loughnane to point. Emmets last score of the game St Senans went on to score two more points in the 56th by sub Denis Quille and in the 27th minute by Connor Kennelly. This was St Senans three in-a-row.
There was two players awarded man of the match awards on the day Listowel Emmets Sean Keane and St Senans Darragh Behan.