Dunnamaggin claimed the JJ Kavanagh & Sons Junior Championship with a five point win over Piltown in Nowlan Park on Sunday. Dunnamaggin started the stronger and held a commanding lead early in the first half but Piltown clawed their way back into the game, in the end it wasn’t enough and Dunnamaggin will compete in the Intermediate grade in 2019.
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The Junior Semi-Finals held in Nowlan Park on Sunday saw Dunnamaggin and Piltown overcome Dicksboro and Slieverue respectively. Dunnamaggin were victorious on a scoreline of 2-18 to 1-14, only two points separated the teams at half-time but a strong second half saw Dunnamaggin claim the spot in the Final. In the second game of the day Piltown claimed the final spot, with three goals proving crucial to their victory.
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Graigue-Ballycallan claimed a 2-18 to 1-07 victory over city side O’Loughlin Gaels in the J.J.Kavanagh & Sons Junior B Championship in Nowlan Park on Sunday 9th September.
The sides had met previously in the Junior “B” League Final when Graigue-Ballycallan were victorious in a closely fought contest.
Former Kilkenny hurler James Ryall GBC Captain accepted the trophy on behalf of the team.
Mooncoin claimed a 1-13 to 0-7 point victory over Thomastown in the JJ Kavanagh and Son's Junior "A' Final on Saturday in Nowlan Park. Both teams had run up large scores in the semi-finals but the final was a lower scoring affair with Mooncoin making it a second weekend on the trot where the claimed victory in Nowlan Park, adding to last weekends victory over Clara juniors.
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The Iverk Produce 'C' County Final played on Sunday last in Nowlan Park between Glenmore and Galmoy finished on a scoreline of 2-16 to 1-16 with Glenmore claiming the spoils on the day. This game was preceeded by the meeting of Mooncoin and Clara in the Countrystyle Foods 'D' Final. This game saw Mooncoin and Clara go head to head with Mooncoin running out comfortable winners on the day. Well done to both teams on their wins.
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