Monday 11 December 2017

Traditional May Fayre to go ahead at Ballyhass NS

BALLYHASS National School will hold its traditional May Fayre at its grounds in Cecilstown this coming Sunday from 2-5pm.

Special guest for the afternoon will be local lad and the creator of the 'Sminky Shorts' animation series Andrew James, who will signs posters and t-shirts he has kindly donated to a silent auction that will be held on the day.

Other attractions will be an under-8 football blitz between locals teams, live music, bouncy castle's a barbeque lucky dip and a plethora of side shows.

This year organisers have added a 'Style Boiutique', where people can buy stylish clothing donated by local ladies at purse friendly process.

Entrance to the event is free.

Junior Hurling

Kilshannig 4-09 Castlemartyr 2-06

Kilshannig earned their first win of the Avondhu/Imokilly Division 1 Hurling League with a deserved victory over Castlemartyr at Glantane on Tuesday night. The wet and slippery conditions made life difficult for both teams but to their credit the sides served up a decent encounter. Kilshannig held a solitary lead at the break, 1-5 to 1-4 but upped their performance significantly in the second period. Castlemartyr got off to a great start with a first minute goal but Kilshannig replied well.

Killian O'Hanlon impressed throughout and opened Kilshannig's account while Cian Nagle and Trevor O'Regan also found the target. The home side received a further boost when O'Hanlon's 65 went all the way to the Castlemartyr net to put his side a point to good at half time. Kilshannig extended their lead after the break as they began to dominate especially in defence with Conor Casey, Ian Twomey and Darragh Mahoney excelling. They added a goal early in the half with John Quinn scoring from close range before David Ruby found the net midway throughout the half to put his side into a strong position. With O'Hanlon and Nagle pointing also, Kilshannig moved further ahead and never looked like losing their lead. In the closing stages, the sides traded a goal each, Quinn netting his second, as Kilshannig secured their first win of the campaign.

Kilshannig: K O'Hanlon 1-5 (1-1 65, 0-2 frees), J Quinn 2-0, D Ruby 1-0, C Nagle 0-3, T O'Regan 0-1.

Kilshannig: S McNamara; D Finnegan, R O'Mahony, C Casey; I Twomey, D Mahoney, M Twomey; T Twomey, D Ruby; D Cronin, R Ryan, K O'Hanlon; C Nagle, J Quinn, T O'Regan.

Subs: D O'Callaghan for T O'Regan (inj.), M O'Regan for T Twomey (inj.), D McCarthy for J Quinn.


Sunday 12th May

Premier Junior Hurling Championship Preliminary Round

Kilshannig vs Harbour Rovers in Castletownroche at 3.30pm.


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