Colleges Hurling 2018/19

First final of the school year next Tuesday in Abbottown. Ardscoil vs Colaiste Eoin in the U/16. Should be a tight one. We drew with Fintans in the league while they beat them in the semi by a point after extra time. Worth a look if you have nothing else on.

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Fintan’s of Sutton? What clubs would have players there.

Mostly Raheny and Barrog.

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Didn’t think it was a posh-enough school for Raheny players.

Gar O’Driscoll from mearnog is teaching out in Fintan’s and is doing some absolutely Trojan work for Hurling out there.

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Leinster gaa website used to have all the scores from schools matches, but doesn’t seem to have been updated in a while. There’s been a few results in their twitter feed, but not much. Any idea Alan where second level results can be viewed these days?

What time is throw-in at ?

1 p.m.

No idea unfortunately. If Leinster is not putting them up then I don’t know of any other site that does.

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Gar is a great lad. Top class. Fintans is coming along nicely.

You’d be hard pushed to find a man more passionate about the Irish language and hurling, was lucky enough to have him coach me through juvenile with mearnog!

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Thought Jackie Hughes managed you…

Yeh, at junior, still helps out with our clubs junior team. Gar at juvenile.

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He’s a true Gent. Managed me in school.

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Were you troublesome?

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Funny enough never had him as a teacher, yet always got off classes cause I played hurling. He always had time for lads from Seachtar Laoch in Ballymun as he knew we only played hurling. I remember he had us playing minor when we were in 1st year.

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RĂ­s by two.

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Good game?

Wasn’t at it. Should be a report in Thursday’s Herald.

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Ard Scoil Ris 5-7, Colaiste Eoin 2-13. Ard Scoil trailed by 7 in the 1st half and by 3 at HT. It certainly was a case of goals win games. A very stiff cross field wind and a fast astro surface made for some scrappy play at times.

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