Championship week 8
In game week 8, Michael Glaveys and Limekiln faced each other in Ladies and Mixed. A very close encounter in the Ladies, with Michael Glaveys leading 7-2 after the second innings. Due to some fine fielding from Roscommon's Catcher, Linda Rogan and SS, Anna Gallagher. However, the Dub's didn't give up, clawing back to make it a draw game 9-9, heading into the fifth. Smartly placed hits from Leinster's, Emma Hudson and Susan Eagers, would help Limekiln take the lead and win the game 11-10. The above mentioned were also the only players never put out, with Emma scoring the most Rounders. Connaught's, Maria Coll was named 'Man of the Match' for her efforts on third base.
The Mixed game didn't bring as much excitement. Limekiln kept their opposition scoreless for the first two innings, scoring 15 also. Superb batting from Eddie & Yvonne Healy, Marion Hughes and an out of the park Home Run from Colin Young, ultimately finishing the game. The Capital side, ran out eventual winners 17-5. Chris Hughes had a great game as Pitcher, taking most of the outs for his team.
The following Sunday, Cuchulainn of Carlow traveled to face Bunbrosna, WestMeath in Mixed. 3-0 after the first to Cuchulainn, all was to play for. Excellent fielding from Carlow's Sinead Abbey (2.B), Peadar Waters (P) and Billy Connors (LOF), allowed Cuchulainn to keep WestMeath scoreless for four of the five innings. Special mention for Darryl O Mara, who had a flawless game at bat. Final result 16-3.
Adamstown Men hosted Limekiln in our last game. The Dub's hit hard from the start. Adam Riordan (P) and Colin Young (ROF), both hit Home Runs in the first innings, helping their team score 22 runs, Young also scored one in the fifth. Dylan Clerkin and Dylan Whitty were the only players never put out for their teams. While Whitty's team mate, Jamie Wheelan (P) was just denied a Home Run, due to sharp fielding from Limekiln's James Dillon (1.B) and Chris Hughes (C). Special mention to Wexford's, Daithi White who took most outs for his team on First Base. Innings results 8-22, 4-5, 2-6, 4-4, 17-2.
Erne Eagles, Cavan faced Adamstown, Wexford in Men's on the 11th of August in Tymon Paark, Dublin. The Ulster side hit hard in the first innings, with Darryl Dolan hitting a Home Run on his first hit of the game, helping his team score ten and conced zero. Adamstown managed to win the second innings 3-2. However, the Cavan lads hit hard again in the 4th, scoring 16. Darryl Dolan was named man of the match as Pitcher, being involved in 7 outs for his club. Dylan Whitty had a great game in SS for Adamstown. Final result 34-7.
Other results from game week 8
Sporting Limerick v Na Piarsaigh 24-16 Ladies
Sporting Limerick v Na Piarsaigh 14-7 Mixed
Erne Eagles v Sporting Limerick 12-10 Mixed
Erne Eagles v Glynn/Barntown 19-14 Men
Glynn/Barntown v Clonaslee 28-4 Mixed
Glynn/Barntown v Clonaslee 23-4 Ladies
We now focus our attention to this coming Sunday, July 28th, for our Ladies & Mixed Quarter finals. Portlaoise GAA, Laois is the place to be, with the following taking place.
10:00 Glynn/Barntown (Wexford) V Sporting Limerick (Limerick) Ladies QF1
13:00 Cuchulainn (Carlow) V Breaffy (Mayo) Ladies QF4
13:00 Clonaslee (Laois) V Limekiln (Dublin) Ladies QF3
10:00 Adamstown (Wexford) V Michael Glaveys (Roscommon) Ladies QF2
11:30 Glynn/Barntown (Wexford) V Breaffy (Mayo) Mixed QF1
14:30 Clonaslee (Laois) V The Heath (Laois) Mixed QF4
14:30 Cuchulainn (Carlow) V Limekiln (Dublin) Mixed QF2
11:30 Adamstown (Wexford) V Erne Eagles (Cavan) Mixed QF3