Meelick/Eyrecourt and Oranmore/Maree are the leaders after the first two rounds of Group Two in the intermediate hurling championship.
Meelick/Eyrecourt had a busy week picking up two victories over Rahoon/Newcastle and Sylane.
GALWAY GAA: (IHC Report) – MEELICK/EYRECOURT 2-15 RAHOON/NEWCASTLE 0-11 https://t.co/L8MlK7tCcP
— Galway Daily (@GalwayDaily) April 18, 2018
John Larkin’s team were 2-15 to 0-11 winners on Tuesday night against the city side before maintaining their momentum on Sunday in Clarinbridge. They went 0-11 to 0-2 ahead at half-time and despite conceding a second half goal, they held on for a three-point victory.
Oranmore/Maree had to come from behind to get past Carnmore 0-16 to 1-12 on Saturday afternoon in Kenny Park. Carnmore led 1-6 to 0-6 at half-time and maintained that advantage until Oranmore/Maree outscored them 0-8 to 0-4 in the final quarter.
Please see link to photographs from Saturdays win in the intermediate hurling championship against Carnmore. Thanks to Paul Connaughton for taking the photos.https://t.co/acWqaYPXkE https://t.co/acWqaYPXkE
— Oranmore-Maree GAA (@GAAMareeOran) April 23, 2018
An Spideal were big winners in Pearse Stadium on Saturday as they held on to beat Rahoon/Newcastle 3-15 to 3-14 despite their opponents getting two late goals.
Padraig Eoin O’Curraoin, Finnian and Antaine O’Laoi struck first half goals as the west Galway team surged into a 3-6 to 0-6 half-time lead.
And despite Rahoon/Newcastle getting three majors themselves, An Spideal held on for a one-point victory with Cillian O’hEochaidh contributing 10 points.
Ceann eile anois faighte ag Antaine. Níos mó gifs ag tastáil!!
— CLG An Spidéal (@CLG_AnSpideal) April 21, 2018
IHC Group 2 Results
Meelick/Eyrecourt 2-15 Rahoon/Newcastle 0-11
Oranmore/Maree 0-16 Carnmore 1-12
An Spideal 3-15 Rahoon/Newcastle 3-14
Meelick/Eyrecourt 0-15 Sylane 1-9
IHC Group 2 Fixtures (week ending August 12th or September 2nd)
Meelick/Eyrecourt vs Oranmore/Maree
An Spideal vs Sylane
Rahoon/Newcastle vs Carnmore
IHC Group 2 Table