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

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.

Results: 

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 

Fixtures: 

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)

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