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There was a clean sweep of victories for the Kilkenny teams involved in the Leinster championship semi-finals over the weekend.
O’Loughlin Gaels advanced to the senior decider with a 0-17 to 0-12 defeat of Kilcormac-Killoughey on Saturday in Glenisk O Connor Park in Tullamore. The Kilkenny side made more chances than their opposition but were made to work for the victory near the end. O Loughlin Gaels defenders were certainly on their game and looked determined not to conceded a goal.
They will now face Na Fianna in Saturday’s final in Croke Park after the Dublin outfit got the better of Naas in the other semi-final.
Thomastown proved too strong for Kildalkey in the intermediate semi-final in Navan, Noel Doherty’s side were 4-19 to 0-12 winners against the Meath senior champions and will now meet Bray Emmetts in the decider on Saturday, December 9th. That game will take place in Echelon Park, Aughrim with throw in at 1 o’clock.
Tullogher Rosbercon saw off Father O’Regans Craanford in the last four of the junior championship in Enniscorthy at the weekend. They came out on top on a scoreline of 2-17 to 0-18 and will take on Carrig and Riverstown in the final with that match also due to go ahead on Saturday, December 9th at 1pm.
Dicksboro are the first team to advance to this year’s JJ Kavanagh and Sons Kilkenny Under 21 A Hurling Championship final. They overcame Dunnamaggin in yesterday’s semi-final by 7-15 to 0-08. Their opponents in the final will be decided this Saturday when James Stephens and Thomastown go head-to-head.
In the Under 21 B County Final there was another win for Glenmore as they overcame Kilmacow 2-10 to 1-7 in Mooncoin, adding to the U15 and Minor titles won earlier in the year.
Meanwhile in Carlow there were two games in the opening round of the Stryve Under 20 A Carlow Football Championship over the weekend.
Palatine were 3-11 to 1-15 winners against Eire Og and Rathvilly defeated St Patrick’s by 1-15 to 0-05.
Danesfort have been crowned as Roinn B County Champions after defeating Glenmore in the decider at Kilmacow GAA Complex yesterday. In a six goal thriller played in a very sporting manner it was team wearing the black and amber stripe jerseys that came out on top winning 4-12 to -25. The margin of victory could have been bigger had it not been for the heroics of the the Glenmore goalkeeper.
In the Roinn A league final Tullaroan/St Annes defeated John Lockes by 6-8 to 1-13 at John Locke Park yesterday. The clubs decided to double up the game as well as the county championship semi-final.
Leinster were narrow winners over Munster in the the URC on Saturday. Leo Cullen’s side were 21-16 victors in the Aviva Stadium.
On the local front, Kilkenny defeated Longford by 25-22 and Kildare were 13-6 winners over Carlow in Division 1B of the Leinster League.
In Division 1A, Tullow lost to Monkstown by 32-22.
Katie Taylor got a majority win over Chantelle Cameron at the 3Arena on Saturday night. Promoter Eddie Hearn claimed that Taylor’s win over Chantelle Cameron on Saturday was the pinnacle of her professional career, Taylor believes that the best is still to come.
The Bray woman decided to start on the front foot to get revenge for May’s loss at the same arena. Taylor entered the fight as the underdog, but with a composed performance, she showed everyone why she is regarded as Ireland’s best boxer ever.