The club grounds were very busy today as all the teams arrived from 10:00am for the U11 Hurling Festival. We had passing heavy showers, but they quickly passed as the hurling continued.
Teams participating where;
Mount Sion (Waterford)
Kilcormac/Killoughey (Offaly) Kilcormac/Killoughey GAA
Bride Rovers (Cork)
Ballyboden St. Endas (Dublin)
Eire Og Corra Choill (Kildare)
Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin)
St. Peters, Warrenpoint (Down)
Celbridge x 2 Teams .
Annual All Ireland U11 Hurling Festival to be held on Saturday 2nd July. Mark the date in your calendar. The last few years have been brilliant & we encourage all our members to come to the club as it's a great day out with fantastic hurling on show.
The first match starts at 10:30am with the final fixed for 2:30pm.
There will be 12 teams involved in this year’s tournament, including 2 from Celbridge. Teams from all four provinces will be participating; the full list of clubs are :
- Mount Sion (Waterford)
- Kilcormac/Killoughey (Offaly)
- Camross (Laois)
- Bride Rovers (Cork)
- Killimordaly (Galway)
- Ballyboden St. Endas (Dublin)
- Eire Og Corra Choill (Kildare)
- Kilmacud Crokes (Dublin)
- St. Peters, Warrenpoint (Down)
- Ballina (Tipperary)
- Celbridge 1
- Celbridge 2
There are always special guests :) and surprises too!
It has to be a special moment in the career of any player when they walk out on their county grounds for the first time to play in a cup final. The best kept grounds the county has to offer, soft under foot, the perfect bounce & the cheers from the stands...
Well, that is exactly what happened to this U11 side playing up to the U12 Div3 Hurling cup final.
Result: Celbridge 3-10 Eire Og 3-10 (after extra time)
Match: U12 hurling Division 3 final - Kildare North Board
Venue: St. Conleths Park, Newbridge
Date: 11th June 2016
Celbridge U11s reached the final of the U12 Division 3 league. They came up against a strong Eire Og team.
After being well behind at half time, the team found their way to force a draw after full time. Extra time ensued and teams were still level afterward.
A replay is currently being scheduled.
Back L-R: Sam Brady, Izac Scallan, Matthew, Gallagher, Cormac
O'Sullivan, Cian deGriek, Killian Browne (captain), Aaron Perry, Jamie Leahy
Front L-R: Jake Whelan, Cian Byrne, Ben Howley, Andrew McNiffe,
Cian Kelly, Brian McBride, Shane Dillon, Connor Liscombe
Missing: Darragh Kennedy, Fionan O'Dualing
Liam McNiffe and Derek Collins
U11 Hurling Mentors