Wednesday 14 November 2018

Some hurling final facts and figures

When they last met in a final 1996 - Glenealy 3-7, Carnew 0-9: A stunningtwo goal show by Glenealy striker Stephen Coady after half-time left Carnew...

When they last met in a final 1996 - Glenealy 3-7, Carnew 0-9: A stunningtwo goal show by Glenealy striker Stephen Coady after half-time left Carnewseeing 'Red' and dashed their hopes in the Co. SHC Final at Aughrim. Carnewhad led by 0-6 to 0-2 at half-time but cool Coady opened up on the restartand availing of clever play by former Kilkenny great John Henderson atfull forward rattled the net twice. Midfielder Walter Manley was the manof the match and controlled that vital area throughout and contributedtwo valuable points. The other Glenealy scorers were Joey Driver 1-1, JonathanO'Neill 0-3 and John Henderson 0-1. Scorers for Carnew were: Timmy Collins,Declan Myers and Enda Brennan. Don Hyland who played at centre half back,Vinny Mulroe and Ger O'Connor 0-1. Glenealy: B. Byrne, D. Doyle, I. O'Neill,M. Hanlon, M.J. O'Neill, J. Linane, J. Phelan, W. Manley, M. McDonald,J. O'Neill, T. Byrne, Billy Byrne, S. Coady, J. Henderson and J. Driver.Subs: J. McNabb and M.A. O'Neill. Carnew: A. Doyle, W. Austin, D. Kilbride,M. Myers, D. Quinn, D. Hyland, R. Doyle, Eddie Brennan, T. Mulroe, T. Collins,V. Mulroe, Maurice Wafer, Ger O'Connor, D. Myers and Enda Brennan. Subs:Padraig Doyle for M. Collins. Referee: Martin Barnes ARP. CARNEW LINEOUtThe Carnew team shows a couple of changes in personal and a number of switchesfrom that which beat Kilcoole in the semi-final. Dermot Doran and FintanRedmond return after injury to reclaim their places with Enda Brennan andMark Collins losing out. The versatile Joe Murphy is listed at corner forwardwhich could mean that he will be used as a third midfielder. The team:Adrian Doyle, Graham Keogh, Dermot Doran, Emmet O'Sullivan, Liam Kennedy,Gary Doran, Willie Collins, David Gordan, Thomas Kennedy, Timmy Collins,Fintan Redmond, Robert Doyle, John Joe Myers, Don Hyland and Joe Murphy.Carnew selectors are Fr. Martin Casey, Tom Geoghegan, Tommy Molloy andBatt Kenny. Trainer, John Cosgrave. Club Officers: Chairman, Jack Kilbride;Secretary, Tom Geoghegan; PRO, Paddy Doyle. Paths to the Final Carnew beatGlenealy 3-12 to 4-3; beat Kiltegan, 2-9 to 1-8; beat Avondale, 1-18 to1-3; beat St. Pats 0-16 to 2-6; beat ARP, 3-14 to 1-1; Carnew got walk-oversfrom Kilcoole and Shillelagh. Semi-final - Carnew beat Kilcoole 3-21 to0-5. Glenealy lost to Carnew 4-3 to 3-12; lost to Kiltegan 0-12 to 2-2;beat Avondale 5-20 to 1-6; beat St. Pats 2-13 to 0-8; beat Kilcoole 3-15to 2-6; beat Shillelagh 3-10 to 0-4. Quarter final, beat St. Pats 1-10to 0-10; semi-final beat Kiltegan 3-12 to 2-12.