GAA: Kenny Park Confirmed for Sunday’s Big Double Header 

Clarinbridge St Thomas

Kenny Park, Athenry has been confirmed for hurling’s massive double header on Sunday (28th October) in the senior and intermediate championships. 

Oranmore/Maree and Rahoon/Newcastle will meet in the curtain raiser for a place in the Harbour Hotel Intermediate Hurling Final.

Rahoon/Newcastle had to go to a replay before surprising tournament favourites Kinvara with a 1-15 to 0-16 victory in Kenny Park last Saturday (20th October).

Oranmore/Maree booked their place in the final four the previous week after defeating Kiltormer by 0-25 to 1-17.

Kilconieron await the winners in the decider after they won a dramatic semi-final on Sunday (21st October) defeating Meelick/Eyrecourt 1-16 to 0-17 in Duggan Park, Ballinasloe.

The second game will be the outstanding Salthill Hotel Senior Hurling Championship quarter-final as Clarinbridge face favourites St. Thomas at 1.30pm.

Clarinbridge caused a shock on Sunday when they beat 2016 and 2017 finalists Gort 3-18 to 1-19 and now prepare to take on the 2016 champions.

The semi-finals are provisionally scheduled for Sunday, 4th November with Cappataggle, Liam Mellows and Sarsfields having already booked their places.

Sarsfields came through Castlegar 1-12 to 0-13 on Saturday in Kenny Park; Cappataggle edged out Loughrea 1-15 to 0-17 in Duggan Park on Sunday; while defending champions Liam Mellows outscored Tynagh/Abbey-Duniry 2-16 to 0-16 later that day in Kenny Park.


Salthill Hotel Senior Hurling Quarter-Final 

Sarsfields 1-12 Castlegar 0-13 

Cappataggle 1-15 Loughrea 0-17 

Liam Mellows 2-16 Tynagh/Abbey-Duniry 0-16 

Salthill Hotel Senior Hurling Preliminary Quarter-Final 

Clarinbridge 3-18 Gort 1-19 

Harbour Hotel Intermediate Hurling Semi-Final 

Kilconieron 1-16 Meelick/Eyrecourt 0-17 

Harbour Hotel Intermediate Hurling Quarter-Final Replay 

Rahoon/Newcastle 1-15 Kinvara 0-16 


Sunday, 28th October 2018 

Harbour Hotel Intermediate Hurling Semi-Final 

Oranmore/Maree vs Rahoon/Newcastle (12pm Kenny Park) 

Salthill Hotel Senior Hurling Quarter-Final 

Clarinbridge vs St. Thomas (1.30pm Kenny Park)