March Munster Community Games Finals took place in Tralee on Saturday 30th March. Clare were well represented in the Munster finals at Tralee on Saturday. Seven teams and three individuals qualified to represent the county at the national finals in May. Download original Munster Draw.
EIGHT MUNSTER TITLES FOR CLARE
Eight Munster titles for munstergroup Insurance Clare Community Games at the HSE Community Games Munster finals in UL on Sat 5th July. The games were held in glorious sunshine. Clare had the highest number of teams participating in the finals. All qualifiers now go forward to represent Clare in National Finals in August. All teams did extremely well with some just missing out by the narrowest of margins. Roisin Cahill retained her title in Judo. Roisin won a silver medal in the national finals last year & will be hoping to do as good if not better this time around. The U12 Chess team also retained their title since last year as did the Ennis St Johns U14 Draughts team. Doora/Barefield Mini Rugby team were winners & were presented with their medals by world renouned international referee George Clancy. He also presented Osgar O’Gorman with one of his international referees jersey. The Killanena/Flagmount camogie team overcame Burgess of Tipperary 9 – 6 in semi final. They met the Cork champions Carragline in the final. They were an evenly matched pairing with Clare leading 1 – 7 to 2 -2 at half time. The Killanena/Flagmount girls put on a great display to finish in first place on a score of 3 – 10 to 2 – 4. This was the first time that Killanena/Flagmount camogie ever qualified for the Munster finals. Killaloe girls Badminton team beat Moyvane/Knockanure of Kerry 2 – 1. Quin/Clooney U16 Skittles team also put in a great performance to beat Firies of Kerry to win their final. The Boys from Derg came tops in the U15 Boys One-Wall Handball event and Clare also had seven teams & two individuals in who finished in 2nd place.
GREAT SUCCESS AT MUNSTER FINALS
Clare Community Games were represented by thirty seven teams in the HSE Community Games Munster finals on Saturday 4th July. They were held in University of Limerick hosted by Waterford executive committee.
5th July update: Please note changes to finals as per attached timetable.
Please ensure that your teams and team managers are award of these updates. Best of luck to all teams competing in the preliminary round this Saturday 20th June and to all teams in the Munster finals on the 6th July in Tralee.
Regarding Munster playing pitches: Camogie, Hurling & Tag Rugby are played on same pitch - an ordinary grass pitch.
Gaelic Football & Rounders in Na Gaeil are also grass pitches. All soccer are astro turf.
Just a reminder to all teams competing at Munster Community Games that there is a fee of Eur 5 per child on a panel form due. If a child is on more than one team for the July Munster Finals the child will only pay once. Cheques payable to Clare Community Games as Clare have to pay Munster Community Games. Cheques can be posted to: Charleen Dillon, Pass Road, Meelick, Co. Clare or they can be paid at the next monthly meeting on 2nd July latest. As a result of this all parents/coaches/mentors/
The Aldi Munster Community Games Finals of Team events were held on Sunday 2nd April in U.L. Campus. They were hosted by Limerick Community Games. St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games were represented by 25 teams. All teams put up a brilliant display of talent & sportsmanship. Clare teams brought home 4 Golds & 7 Silvers while other teams were defeated by the narrowest of margins some after extra time. The first success of the day came when Ennis St Johns Girls U15 Soccer team overcame Cashel of Tipperary in the final after extra time with a 1-0 score. Ennis St Johns also won the Chess U13 & U16 with both teams winning in style. The U13 beat the Kerry side of Spa/Fenit/Barrow in the semi final & Kilfinane of Limerick in the Final. Their coach John Cassidy said that some of these children are only 8 & 9 year olds but already hold u8 & u10 Munster championships. The U16 team beat Annascaul/Camp/Inch of Kerry in Semi final & Kilfinane of Limerick in final. The Quin/Clooney U14 Tag Rugby team had to go to extra time & sudden death to take the gold medals. They beat Cashel of Tipperary in semi final & Ardfert/Kilmoyley of Kerry in the final. The Quin/Clooney U11 Tag Rugby were only pipped for gold after extra time in final. All gold winners will represent Clare & Munster in the National finals in Abbottstown on 6th May.