SENIOR HURLERS: Patrickswell overcame Ahane in the third match of the County Championship. Jordan Higgins gave the ‘Well a perfect start with a 2nd minute goal, before Tom Morrissey claimed Ahane’s first point. Further scores from John Kirby, Cian Fitzgerald and Cian Lynch allowed Patrickswell a 1-3 to 0-1 lead by the 10th minute. Tom Morrissey’s trio of frees trimmed our advantage to two points, but the ‘Well surged ahead with consecutive points from Aaron Gillane, Diarmaid Byrnes, Mark Carmody and Jordan Higgins. On the stroke of half-time, Ahane pulled a point back. The interval score was 1-7 to 0-5.
The initial ten minutes of the second half were keenly contested. Aaron Gillane scored a second Patrickswell goal and another point, while Ahane notched four points in reply. There were twenty minutes to play and we held a 2-8 to 0-9 advantage. Another point from Tom Morrissey narrowed the gap, but Patrickswell replied with two fresh points. By the 45th minute, the score was 2-10 to 0-10. The next five minutes were uncomfortable for the ‘Well as Ahane scored a goal and three points against our four points (Kevin O’Brien, Cian Lynch, Jack Kelleher and Aaron Gillane). With five minutes remaining, Patrickswell led by 2-14 to 1-13. Paddy Morrissey’s goal for Ahane blew the game wide open and set up the grandstand finale. Thankfully Kevin O’Brien and Aaron Gillane’s points saw Patrickswell safely home on a scoreline of 2-16 to 2-13.
On Thursday September 7 at 6.00pm, Patrickswell will face Kilmallock in Cappamore. Tickets must be purchased in advance on universe.com.
JUNIOR A HURLERS: The Junior A hurlers are scheduled to face Ballybricken Bohermore on Saturday September 9 at 5.00pm in Fedamore. Tickets must be purchased in advance on universe.com.
JUNIOR CAMOGIE: The Junior Camogie team are contesting the Junior Championship Final against Blackrock-Effin on Saturday September 9 at 5.00pm in Feenagh Kilmeedy.
CLUB LOTTO: The Club Lotto draw on Monday August 28 was not won. The numbers drawn were 4, 10, 12 and 14. The bonus number was 31. The €100 Lucky Dip was won by Ronan Bennis and the €20 prizes were claimed by Denise O’Carroll, Pat O’Shea, Roberts Family, Matt Shanahan and John Fitzgerald. This week’s jackpot is €3,400.