Monday 19 February 2018

Adams blitz books Rossa's final spot

CAMOGIE: O'Donovan Rossa (Antrim) will meet Tipperary's Drom & Inch in the final of the All-Ireland senior club championship on November 16 next.

The Antrim kingpins defeated Ballyboden St Enda's 3-18 to 0-6.

Meanwhile, Drom & Inch just about edged past a gritty Athenry side.

Jane Adams was the scoring heroine for O'Donovan Rossa, weighing in with a massive 2-11 haul.

Therese Shortt and Siobhán McGrath led the scoring charge as Drom & Inch qualified for their first final with a one-point victory.

Clare outfit Kilmaley will attempt to deny Laois side Harps a third successive crown when the teams contest the junior final, also on November 16.

Lawlor leads the

way for Sarsfields

LADIES FOOTBALL: Tracey Lawlor led the way as Laois champions Sarsfields survived an early onslaught from their Wexford counterparts Clonee to emerge victors by 1-16 to 2-3 in the VHI Leinster Ladies SFC final at Graiguecullen yesterday.

Scorers -- Sarsfields: T Lawlor 1-5 (1f), C Conlon 0-4, Claire O'Loughlin, R Bermingham 0-2 each, Ciara O'Loughlin, A O'Loughlin, R Williams 0-1 each. Clonee: M Leacy 2-0, J Dwyer 0-2(2f), U Leacy 0-1.

Sarsfields -- L Guinane; A Grehan, L Muckian, G Weston; A McEvoy, M McEvoy, E McEvoy; O Farrell, A O'Loughlin; R Bermingham, T Lawlor, Claire O'Loughlin; C Conlon, Ciara O'Loughlin, R Williams.

Clonee -- M Brownrigg; D Burke, M O'Neill, M Murray; O Furlong, M Leacy, L Burke; C Scallan, C Murphy; L Everard, M Sheehan, G Moore; C Murray, J Dwyer, A Everett. Sub: U Leacy for Murray (18).

Stephens' All Star

class wins through

FOOTBALL: James Stephens chalked up a historic win in the Leinster club intermediate football championship yesterday when they beat Carnew Emmets 2-11 to 2-7 in Arklow.

And it was two All Star hurlers -- centre-back Jackie Tyrrell and centre-forward Eoin Larkin -- and former All Star full-forward Brian McEvoy who powered James Stephens to their resounding 2-11 to 2-7 victory.

Scorers -- James Stephens: B McEvoy 1-2, J Moran 1-1, D McCormack 0-5, E Larkin 0-2, D Walton 0-1. Carnew: J Kavanagh 1-0, D Doran 1-0, J Murphy 0-3, B Osbourne 0-2, T Collins, S Kinsella 0-1 each.

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