The St Francis Credit Union Clare Community Games Outdoor Soccer competitions were held during the week of 16-20 May. They were co-ordinated by Flan Brennan and his team of referees. In the boys u12 competition ten teams took part. In the preliminary rounds Ballynacally/Lissycasey beat Crusheen/Ballinruan/Tubber while Quin/Clooney beat Corofin/Kilnaboy. In the Quarter finals Bally6nacally/Lissycasey beat Newmarket-on-Fergus 3-1, Doora/Barefield (White) beat Quin/Clooney 2-0, Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry beat Doora/Barefield (Maroon) 4-2, Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly had a bye to semi-final. In the semi-finals Ballynacally/Lissyasey beat Doora/Barefield (White) 3-0 and Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry beat Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly 3-0. The finals was a very keenly contested affair with Ballynacally/Lissycasey overcoming the Sixmmilebridge/Kilmurry boys by 4-2 whilt Doora/Barefield took the bronze medals from Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly. Ballynacally/Lissycasey now go forward to represent Clare in the Munster finals in U.L. on July 2nd.
In the girls competitions both the U12 & u15 were finals only with Ennis St Johns & Sixmmilebridge/Kilmurry contesting both. Ennis were the much stronger side in both finals and were well deserving winners. The now go forward to represent Clare in the Munster finals in U.L. in July.
GIRLS – U-12
- Ennis St Johns – Emily Barry, Eunice Boateng, Kadijat Karimu, Brianna Maxwell, Anita O’Shaughnessy, Amber Pigott, Rachel Russell, Evie Scanlon, Hayley Slattery.
- Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry – Caoimhe Cahill, Kacey Deegan, Ella-Marie Lynch, Julie Murphy, Nicole Neenan, Chloe O’Halloran, Leah Moroney, Alice Ruane, Jamsin Wright.
GIRLS – U-15
- Ennis St Johns – Chloe Barry, Candice Brennan, Sinead Conway, Lauran Cusack, Aine Donegan, Amy Horgan, Emma Uriebey.
- Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry – Sinead Cahill, Ciara Crowley, Kathlyn Griffin, Aine Healy, Elle Maxwell, Zoe Merriman, Karolina Mostowa, Alana Swire, Jodie Whyte, Jessica Williams, Rosie Young.
BOYS – U-12
- Ballynacally/Lissycasey – Cormac Connelly, Kieran Connelly, Fionn Cotter, Matthew Culleton, Daire Culligan, Shane Culligan, Daire Hill, Darren Keane, Darragh Killeen, Robbie Markham, Sean McAllister, Colm Meaney, Conor Meaney, Michael Meaney, Darren Sheehan, Eddie Slattery.
- Sixmilebridge/Kilmurry – Tharoonaesh Arunagiri, Luke Campbell, Rhys Slater, Tom Forde, Tan Greene, David Hassett, Cia Johnson, Daniel Kelly Greene, Jakub Leszczynski, Alex Muldoon, Adam Murphy Black, Conor Niland, Gerry O’Callaghan, Paskal Palka.
- Doora/Barefield (White) – Eoghan Boyle, Tom Curran, Liam Flynn, Donnacha Frawley, Martin Frawley, Zac Guilfoyle, Owen Hadden, Eoin Lahiffe, Cormac Maher, Eoin McMahon, Ben McDonagh, Eoin Monaghan, Jack Moran, Michael Nash, Odran O’Connell, Jackub Rubinowicz.
- Inch/Kilmaley/Connolly – Aiden Connellan, Evan Courtney, Ryan Courtney, Joshua Daniels, Tadhg Falvey, Harry Hamel, Charles Killeen, Colm Killeen, Declan McCaw, Sean Murphy, Cian Neylon, David O’Donoghue, Jake Queally, Sam Wall, James Carmody, Evan Casey.