Calling all the under 10 boys in the parish who are interested in taking up both hurling and football. Training for this age takes place in Hollymount every Saturday from 3 to 4-15 pm.
Calling all the under 10 boys in the parish who are interested in taking up both hurling and football.Training for this age takes place in Hollymount every Saturday from 3 to 4-15 pm. If you have played before or are just interested in starting to play the game the club would like to invite you to come along to Hollymount on Saturday at 3pm where the club coaches will introduce you to the most skillful games in the world. The team will play their first match of the season against Crossabeg/Ballymurn on Thursday night next at 7pm.
The Intermediate footballers opened their championship account with a comprehensive 2-14 to 1-3 victory over the Shamrocks played in Taghmon on Monday last, 1st May. Brian Malone, David Walsh, Barry O Connor, Alan Griffith and top scorer Terry Gainfort were to the fore for the Shels.
The under 12 hurlers played the Rapparees on Friday evening last in Hollymount and after a great display were unable to gain the upper hand against a very strong Enniscorthy side going down by 3-11 to 0-7. The first half was an even affair with Stephen McGuire, Simon Donohoe and James Cash outstanding for the home team, who trailed by 0-7 to 0-2 at half time.
The Shelmalier under 16 hurlers continued on their winning way with a comprehensive win over the Rapparees on Sunday last in Hollymount. Playing with the wind in the first half Shels got off to a flying start in the first two minutes with a point from Benny Barron, swiftly followed by a goal from Ronan Kavanagh after an accurate hand pass from Brian Doyle. Further points came from Benny Barron and Brian Doyle before Ronan Kavanagh added a second goal to the tally. Points followed swiftly from Johnny Campbell (2) Feargal Hynes (1) and Benny Barron (3) 2 F. Brian Doyle added another point before Rapparees answered back with a point, their only score of the first half. Benny Barron added three more points before the half time whistle for the score to read 2-13 to 0-1.On the restart, the game steadied up considerably with the Rapparees registering first on the scoreboard with a point. Benny Barron, Sean Walsh and Brian Murphy all added to the score with points before Rapparees got the last point of the match to end the score at 2-16 0-3 to the Shels.
The under 14 hurlers played Gorey in Gorey in the championship on Wednesday night last and after an entertaining game the home team come out on top by a score line of It was a game of two halves with the Shels dominating the first half but the stronger Gorey boys pulled away in the second half to win by a comfortable margin. Paraic O Leary, Dean Corrigan, Glen Murphy, and Simon Murphy played well for the visitors.
The same team took on local rivals the Faythe Harriers in the final of the Feile hurling competition in Wexford Park on Saturday last. The town team were the quicker to get into the game and had a goal and a few points on the scoreboard before the Shels boys began to show their true form. Shane Biney’s fine goal before half time gave hope to the Shels' cause in the second half, but however the Harriers dominance continued in the second half to leave a fulltime score line 3-14 to 3-0 with Shane Bierney and Craig McCabe on the mark for the black and amber. We wish the Harriers every success in the finals in Kilkenny in June.