Thomastown’s hurling fans have every reason to celebrate as Noel Doherty’s side secured a commanding 3-20 to 1-12 victory over Cloughbawn, paving the way for a Leinster Intermediate Hurling Championship semifinal clash against Kildalkey on November 25th.
In the aftermath of their impressive win, Doherty spoke to KCLR, expressing satisfaction with the team’s performance. “We were really facing the unknown, and it was about getting our house in order. We had a job to do. We were looking for a result, and we got the result,” Doherty remarked.
He went on to highlight the team’s composed play, particularly in the first half, commending their ability to work the ball effectively and capitalize on scoring opportunities, “Performance-wise, then yeah, happy with a lot of the performance, particularly the first half. I thought we were quite composed, worked the ball out well, and took our scores well. “
The upcoming semifinal against Kildalkey promises to be a formidable challenge, as the Meath team enters the contest on a triumphant note.
Kildalkey recently etched its name into Meath GAA history by securing a treble of Senior, Intermediate, and Junior County title successes.
Their latest triumph came with a 2-20 to 2-8 victory over Clodiagh Gaels at Páirc Tailteann, earning them a well-deserved spot in the Leinster Intermediate Hurling Championship semifinal.
As Thomastown prepares to face Kildalkey in what is sure to be a thrilling encounter, anticipation is building among supporters. The clash, scheduled for November 25th, will determine which team secures a coveted place in next month’s championship decider. Hurling enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the showdown, hoping for another stellar performance from Thomastown as they strive for success in the Leinster for the first time since they clinched the Junior title in 2013.
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