Monday 19 March 2018

Scór teams to the fore in county finals


ST. John's and Millstreet enjoyed success at the County Senior Scór finals hosted in Ovens last Saturday night.

For their consistency and participation across a range of disciplines, St. John's took custody of the Best Overall Club Award, the Shield accepted by Jerdie Buckley and Michael O'Riordan. On the stage, a novelty act featuring Je rry Kelleher, Kathleen Creedon, John O'Sullivan, Mag Pierce secured runner up place.

Elsewhere, a ballad group of Edel Shine, Linda Ryan, Kate Kelleher, Siobhán Buckley and Donie Moynihan delivered a competent performance as did John O'Sullivan in recitation.

Millstreet sampled success too thanks to a question time retaining county honours for the 16th consecutive year and who go forward to represent Cork in a Munster semi-final in Mallow on Saturday, March 23.

Millstreet were well represented at the Duhallow Scór na bPáistí finals last weekend. Sampling outright glory were a Ballad Group consisting of Aoibhinn Lenihan, Bevin Murphy, Fionán Buckley, Siobhain Cronin and Hannah Keane. Their splendid performance secures the Millstreet line up a place in a county semi final on this Saturday in Coachford at 7pm.

Collecting runner-up place in the divisional final were a Set Dancing octet of Hannah Keane, Aoibhinn Linehan, Orla Twomey, Katie Healy, Elle Marie Kelleher, Katie Hickey, Jemma O'Regan and Niamh Tarrant as did a novelty act of Robyn Sheehan, Katie Crowley, Denise Healy, Fionán Buckley, Maeve Buckley, Elle Marie Kelleher, Ciara Fitzgerald and Siobhain Cronin. And well done to Joanne Kiely on third place in recitation.

The Duhallow Scóraiocht Finals go ahead in Dromtariffe on this Friday, the programme begins at 7pm.