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Monday Round Up

October 22nd, 2018

Wexford

Yesterday saw the Wexford Senior Hurling Championship settled. St Martins went to Wexford Park in such of retaining the title while Naomh Eanna were taking part in their first ever Senior decider.

Goals proved key as county star Conor McDonald bagged a brace for the newcomers to see Naomh Eanna win on a score line of 2-11 to 0-13.

The Gorey side will now look ahead to Camross next weekend in the first round of the Leinster Championship.

Saturday saw the replay of the Wexford Senior Football Championship take place as Shelmaliers and Kilanerin faced off. The Shelmaliers side proved to strong and ran out convincing winners on a score line of 4-14 to 1-07. They, as with Naomh Eanna, were contesting their first ever Senior decider which means Wexford have new champions in both codes this year.

Wicklow

The Wicklow Senior Hurling Championship was decided in Aughrim yesterday. Glenealy and Carnew Emmets faced off in what turned out to be a thrilling game. The Glenealy men won the day as goals once again proved the difference. The final score was Glenealy 4-10 Carnew Emmets 1-12 they now go on to face Portlaoise in the Leinster Intermediate Hurling Championship.

Westmeath

Sunday provided Westmeath with a historic event the first ever all Mullingar decider in the Senior Football Championship as St Lomans and Shamrocks faced off.

Lomans were seeking to retain their title once again while the Shamrocks men were looking for their first winner since 2012.

The Shamrocks won out by four points in the end on a score line of 2-12 to 1-11 to end the Lomans men dominance in Westmeath. They will now go on to face Moorefield in the first round of the Leinster Championship next Weekend.

Louth

The Louth Senior Football Championship was also decided yesterday as Newtown Blues and Naomh Martin played out a thriller.

Newtown Blues were looking to retain their title from last year and were pushed all the way as they won out by a solitary point in the end. The final score read Newtown Blues 1-11 Naomh Martin 1-10. They now have a short break before playing Eire Og of Carlow in the Quarter Final of the Leinster Championship.

Kildare

Sunday saw Newbridge play host to Kildares 2018 Senior Football Final. Moorefield the reigning Leinster Senior Football Champions set out to retain their title once more against a strong Athy side.

In a thrilling encounter it was the Champions who once again emerged as winners. The final score read Moorefield 2-12 Athy 2-09. Moorefield will now begin their defense of their Leinster Championship crown against Mullingar Shamrocks next weekend.

Dublin

The Dublin Senior Hurling Championship is still undecided as Kilmacud Crokes and Ballyboden could not be separated yesterday. Fresh off their victory against reigning Champions Cuala Kilmacud looked set to win before county star Paul Ryan stepped up with an equaliser in the dying moments to earn a replay.

The repeat fixture will go ahead next Sunday at 3.30pm in Parnell Park.

Kilkenny

The Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship found out its final pairing after Sundays game between Ballyhale Shamrocks and Erins Own. Ballyhale won out what turned out to be a tight game as there was only a solitary score between the teams in the finish. The final score was 1-16 to 1-15.

Ballyhale will now go on to contest the final against Bennettsbridge.

 

 

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