An electric second-half display saw St. Mary's (Maudlintown) create their own little piece of history as they stormed to the inaugural Greenstar Under-20 football Division 4 championship title with a 4-9 to 1-6 victory over Kilrush in Saturday's re-scheduled county final in St. Patrick's Park, Enniscorthy.
The Naomh Eanna men were severely depleted for their maiden voyage into the AIB Leinster Club Senior hurling championship in O'Moore Park, Portlaoise, on Sunday, but they bounced back emphatically from a shaky start to defeat Camross with more comfort than the five-point margin may suggest and set up a mouth-watering home semi-final clash with Ballyhale Shamrocks on November 18.
Fourteen-man Kilmore ought to be happier than Glynn-Barntown with the outcome in Bellefield on Saturday as they played with that handicap from the 23rd minute onwards and still managed to share the spoils after an exciting end to the Permanent TSB Junior 'A' hurling championship final.
Perfection is rarely attained in any sporting sphere, particularly in a two-horse race, but Shelmaliers came closer than most to pulling it off with a superb display that rendered Saturday's Tom Doyle Supplies Senior football championship final replay in Innovate Wexford Park a one-sided contest from a very early stage.
A Simon Donohoe leveller with the second-last kick ensured that a replay is required to decide the Tom Doyle Supplies Senior football championship title after the highly-entertaining clash of first-time finalists Shelmaliers and Intermediate holders Kilanerin ended in a welter of excitement in Innovate Wexford Park on Sunday.
St. Martin's served notice that a first-ever two-in-a-row of Pettitt's Senior hurling championship titles is well within their grasp when they dished out an unmerciful 16-point hammering to a very disappointing Rapparees outfit in this one-sided semi-final in Innovate Wexford Park on Sunday.
In a unique final pairing that is attracting the interest of neutral followers, Shelmaliers will be trying to create their own piece of history when they come up against Kilanerin in the Tom Doyle Supplies Senior football championship final in Innovate Wexford Park on Sunday (3.15 p.m.).
An outstanding display of placed-ball accuracy from Aidan Nolan was a telling factor in St. Patrick's Park, Enniscorthy, on Friday when HWH-Bunclody put an indifferent first-half behind them to power past St. Mary's (Maudlintown) and into the semi-finals of the Amber Springs/Ashdown Park Hotels Intermediate football championship.
Four points in the last nine minutes including injury time saw Oylegate-Glenbrien deservedly book their place in the Pettitt's Senior hurling championship semi-finals after a battling 3-12 to 2-12 victory over Shelmaliers in Sunday's enthralling clash at a blustery Innovate Wexford Park.
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