O’Loughlin Gaels add Football FÁ©ile title

Mon 4th Jul Paul Fitzgerald

O’Loughlin Gaels add Football FÁ©ile title

O’Loughlin Gaels (Kilkenny) 1-6 Wolfe Tones (Clare) 0-2

O’Loughlin Gaels added a Féile Peil na nÓg title to the Division 1  hurling title they won last weekend when they defeated Wolfe Tones of Shannon, Co.  Clare in  the Division 5 Final of Féile Peil na nÓg in Cork.

 In a very exciting and skilful game with both defenses dominant, scores were scarce in the opening half at the end of which O’Loughlin’s led by a single point, 0-2 to 0-1.

Robbie Buckley was outstanding for O’Loughlin Gaels, winning and converting a penalty early in the second-half. This proved top be the crucial score as O’Loughlin Gaels made history becoming the first Kilkenny Club to pull off this Féile hurling and football double in the same year.

Scorers for O’Loughlin Gaels: R Buckley 1-2 (1-0 Penalty, 0- 1f), C Loy 0-2, D Doyle, S Bolger 0-1 each.

Scorers for Wolfe Tones: R O’Connor 0-2 (0-1f).

O’LOUGHLIN GAELS:S Kiely; D O’Connor, R Murphy, J Leahy; S Fahy, J Lawlor, G Bryan; R Butler, S Maher; T Wadding, R Buckley, C Loy; P Collins, S Bolger, D Doyle.

WOLFE TONES: S Russell; M Hayes, D Clair, S Mulcahy; C Justice, S Mullaney, E Gough; D McMahon, D Devaney; R O’Connor, A Shanahan, I Collins; S Cunningham, E O’Gorman, S Costelloe.

Referee: P O’Leary (Kilmurry).

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