The Connaught Comórtas Sevens were held in Claregalway last Sunday. In the Senior Competition Teams withdrew which left only a Final between Bhaile Chláir and An Fhairche, which Claregalway won on a score of 4–15 to 3–2. Liam Costigan president of the Connaught ladies presented the beautiful TG4 sponsored Galway Crystal trophies to both Teams.
In the Junior Grade Claregalway were in Group 2 and these are the results:
- Bhaile Chláir 3–5
Mícheál Breathnach 5–5
- Bhaile Chláir 0–3
- Bhaile Chláir 3–12
An Cheathru Rua CLG 1–5
In the Junior Final Barna defeated Moycullen.
Thanks to Elaine Goldrick, Barbara Connolly, Martin Flaherty, Gerry Moran, Tony Stephens, Michele Rohan, Sarah Morris, Izzy Moran, Miriam Green, Shauna Flaherty, Barry Goldrick, Cillian Green and all who helped out make the day a great success. During the presentations we had a visit from the Galway Minor Ladies with the Cups.
Claregalway Senior ladies have reached the County Senior Semi-Final after a good win over St Brendans in Claregalway on Thursday evening last. Still missing some players through injury and work the home side worked hard for the win which sees them reach the semifinal where they will play holders Kilkerrin\Clonberne.
Team: R Downes, E Gilmore, R Horkan, L Moran, K Dowd, F Cooney, O Murphy, S Gavin, O Dixon, A Newell, C Newell, N Fahy, A Murphy, C Burke, L Brennan.
The Mairead Meehan Cup for Minors will be held in Caltra on the 20th September, At the draw on Monday night Claregalway are at home to Caltra/Cuans in the opening round. Other Championship draws sees the U12s starting with an away game in Tuam.
In U14 Championship Claregalway’s opening game is at home to Corofin in A and Caltra/Cuans in C. In U16 Claregalway are also at home to Corofin.
Best wishes to Grace Cahill Elle and Andrea Glynn who play for the Galway U16s in the All-Ireland Semi-final on Sunday in Moat at 2pm. Training for U14/U16 and Juniors on Wednesday in Knockdoemore at 7pm. The County U13/15 Development continues on Monday next in Caherlistrane.