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THE AVERAGE commentator on an Irish internet political discussion forum holds two opinions. First: that, unlike the French or the Greeks, the Irish will never stand up and say no.
Laura Shaughnessy of Loughrea AC ran the race of her life to win the National Intermediate Women’s Cross Country in tough conditions in Boyle County Roscommon on Sunday.
A Kilkenny Paralympic athlete has been named on the nine-person Irish team for the 2011 IPC World Athletics Championships, due to be held in Christchurch, New Zealand next January.
With nine of the side that lost last year's All-Ireland final to Clare featuring, the Cats done a second half demolition job in this Bord Gais Energy Leinster Under 21 hurling Championship at a Nowlan Park, Kilkenny on Wednesday night.
Kilkenny intermediates ran out deserving winners in their Leinster final against Dublin at Nowlan Park on Saturday. Michael Grace who came on as a sub scored 6 super points from play to help his side to victory. It was tit for tat throughout with the game resulting in extra time. However, Kilkenny’s strength and stamina proved to be the real difference as the clock ticked down in added time. Well-taken points from Michael Grace, Patrick Hogan and Niall Walsh all added to the difference. The Dubs kept the pressure on until the final whistle but the Cats held on to record a deserved victory. They will now face Galway in the semi-final in Tullamore this Saturday.
Ballyhale Shamrocks 3-19
In a moment of madness and less than a minute to go after an excellent game, the 2008 Top Oil under 21 hurling championship final came to a sudden, bitter end at Dr Cullen Park on Sunday. The reigning champions Naomh Eoin-Miseal had come from behind and were leading Erin’s Own by a goal 2-7 to 1-7. However close to full-time the Erin’s Own men were awarded a free from midfield, two players became involved in a very quick snap encounter with one another, and in a flash players came from all directions and got involved.
The Kilkenny under-21 side made it a clean sweep of qualifiers for All Ireland hurling finals for the county for the second year in succession when they disposed of Antrim in Saturday’s semi-final played in Páirc Tailteann, Navan.
Clare 0-15, Kilkenny 0-14