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A summer which delivered so much for the Westmeath minor hurling team is ending in highly controversial circumstances.
Greenfields Hockey club recorded a memorable first win in the Electric Ireland Irish Hockey League on Saturday with a hard-fought 1-0 away victory over Lurgan Hockey Club.
Westmeath’s minor footballers begin their Leinster championship campaign with a home tie against Wexford this Saturday in Cusack Park at 3.30pm.
The Leinster colleges championship gets underway today (Friday) with a number of local schools in action. Athlone Community College take on Ardscoil na Trionoide in AIT at 1pm. While the Community College were victorious in the north Leinster League, championship provides an even greater challenge and this opening game is very much a banana skin for the league champions.
Defending Leinster and All-Ireland champions St Kieran’s College have been drawn against second favourites Dublin North in the Leinster Colleges senior hurling A championship quarter-finals.
Although Kilkenny Firsts secured a place in next seasons Leinster Division 2 by beating opponents Gorey (34 -13) in Foulkstown on Saturday, this week the spotlight must be shone brightly on Kilkenny Seconds who beat Gorey Seconds in the Leinster Seconds Provincial League Cup final.
Kilkenny First’s made the journey to Ashbourne on Sunday last hoping to repeat the huge wins gained against the same opponents in the pre-Christmas round of the Leinster League.
St Kieran’s College expertly defended their Leinster Colleges senior hurling title on Wednesday, with a win over rivals Castlecomer Community School at Nowlan Park.
Followers of Kilkenny rugby have witnessed some fine battles in Foulkstown in their day; however, this Provincial Towns Cup, First Round tie against Division 1A side, Skerries, on Sunday, was probably the finest display of sheer courage witnessed in a long time.
Wexford Firsts – 6