Our minor hurlers made a good start to the season by defeating Oulart 2-17 to 2-11 in Hollymount on Thursday 31st July.
After a flat performance in the first half which left us trailing by 8points at half time the lads upped the tempo to win by 6 points. On the night Brian Tobin and Shane O’ Connor were outstanding and were ably assisted by Chris Wall, Aaron Watters, Benny Barron, Shane Murphy, Brian Doyle and James Gordon. The win was marred slightly when midfielder Benny Barron collapsed on the pitch after the final whistle and had to be brought to hospital by ambulance. Thankfully he is now on the road to recovery and everyone is looking forward to seeing him in the black and amber again. Scorers on the night were Chris Wall 0-6(3fs) Shane Murphy 1-3 Brian Doyle 1-1 Conor Byrne 0-3(frees) James Gordon 0-2 Brian Tobin and Joe Kelly 0-1 each.