Young Irelands win in Under-13 League


DUGGAN STEEL U13 ROINN A HURLING LEAGUE – Young Irelands 3-8 Piltown 2-10

Young Irelands Under 13 boys who played their fourth match in the Duggan Steel Under 13- Roinn A Hurling League on Tuesday May 17 against Piltown in Gowran.

Gowran were quick to put their mark on the scoreboard with a point from a free from Conor Carroll to open the game and a quick flick of a ball into the net by Daniel O Neill put Gowran in the lead 1-1 to 0-0 in the opening minutes.

Piltown were quick to react with a point by Daire O Brien and a ground strike from Ben Claffey couldn’t be stopped by Young Irelands goalie Dylan Brennan.

Both Conor Carroll and Jack Farrell exchanged points from placed balls.

Half time score Piltown 1-3 Young Irelands 1-2.

Piltown came out on top in the third quarter and with less than 15 minutes on the clock, they led by eight points Piltown 2-9, Young Irelands 1-4.

The Young Ireland boys fought hard and showed great determination and skill to win by a point.

Full Time score Young Irelands 3-8, Piltown 2-10.

Best in the backs for Piltown were Shane Downey, Sean Driscoll and Tom Gahan. The Under 13 Young Ireland boys will play against Danesfort next week.


Young Irelands- Conor Carroll 1-5 (2 frees), Daniel Slye 1-0, Darragh Carroll 0-1. Sam McAviney 0-1, Tomas Carroll 0-1, Daniel O Neill 1-0.

Piltown- Daire O Brien 0-1, Ben Claffey 1-0, Jack Farrell 0-8 (frees), Dylan Walsh 0-1, Harry Farrell 1-0.



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