Junior C Hurling
The Worcester Hurling club made their first foray into the junior C competition of the North American Finals this weekend and were very unlucky to go down in the quarter final to
on Friday afternoon. Milwaukee Worcester had
to overcome a strong challenge from in an 8:00am game and were
tied at the end of normal time 4-9 each.
The Massachusetts lads pulled it out by a score of 4-14 to 4-10 after
playing the 20 minutes of extra time and went on to face Milwaukee in the
quarter final just 2 hours later!
Worcester were leading at the break by a score of 2-6 to 0-5 but the
extra period in the previous game took it's toll and Milwaukee went on to
record a one point victory, 3-8 to 2-12.
A great season for the club, which was founded just 3 short years
Junior B Football
Donegal Boston 2-8 Donegal Philadelphia 3-21
Donegal bowed out at the first hurdle in the junior B
championship against their counterparts from
The Philly men had that bit of an edge over the Philadelphia Boston
boys, who arrived a their hotel in
at 4:00 the previous morning. Donegal
also called on the services of Gareth Ruddy, John Cunningham, and John Dougan
to take the field. At the end of the
first half the gap was 5 points in favour of the Philly team. The Cleveland
team's goal came from a penalty taken by Christy McLaughlin, who also accounted
for a handful of points. Boston
|Hugh Devine and Sean Wogan try to stop |
another Philly attack.
In the second half the Philly side pressed home their advantage, though at one point the
side looked to be making a run at it.
Philly had built up a nine point lead, but a McLaughlin point and a
second penalty reduced the gap back to 5.
however went on to record two more goals and run out comfortable winners in the