The Louth senior championship gets underway this Thursday evening when Moninne play their opening round match against holders St Fechins in Stabannon at 7.30pm.
The team won their latest match in the Tain League when they recorded a good 1-18 to 3-6 victory in Killeavy last Monday evening July 31. The Moninne scorers were Ronan Geoghegan (0-8), Feidhelm Joyce (0-3), Darren O Hanrahan (0-3), David Yore (1-0), John Martin (0-2), Diarmuid Murphy (0-2), Donal Griffin (0-1).
Members of the club young and old were involved in the successful running of this year’s Poc Fada at Annaverna on the Cooley mountains on Saturday acting as fear scors, maors and flag runners, well done to all. The competition was won by Galway’s Tadhg Haran with 51 pucks to complete a terrific weekend for the tribesmen.
Our U14 team have qualified for the League final thanks to an impressive 8-13 to 1-4 victory over St Fechins at the Fairgreen on Tuesday night. The Moninne scorers were Conor Murphy (3-8), Jack Mulvihill (3-0), Fionn Cumiskey (1-3), Tadhg Kearney (1-0), Ciaran Walsh (0-2).
Our minor team commence their South Ulster League campaign in Warrenpoint next Saturday afternoon August 12 playing games against Warrenpoint (12noon) and Lisbellaw (12.45pm).
One of our own will be involved in International action this week when Eoin Murphy represents the country as a member of the Irish U18 boys golf team at the Home Internationals in England over three days on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Good luck Eoin.
Almost 30 children attended the Naomh Moninne Cul Camp in Dowdallshill last week which was enjoyed by one and all. Thanks must go to Paudie Crowley and his team of coaches.
Training for all juveniles this week will take place in the Fairgreen this Friday evening from 6.30 to 7.30 with the usual €2 contribution still applying.
The club have new hurleys sizes 22″ to 36″ for sale as well as new helmets small,medium and large. Contact Maurice Murphy 0871219251.
The club will be looking for volunteers for our upcoming flag day on Saturday August 19 and names can be given to David Duffy 0876536665 or John Murphy 0872228274.