Beara Notes 06.09.2019
September 06, 2019
There was a strong Beara involvement in The All – Ireland Minor Football Final as Cork defeated Galway in Croke Park last Sunday after extra time in a thrilling game. Joseph O’ Shea (Urhan) and Denis Collins (Glengarriff) have been on the team during the year. The manager of the team was Bobbie O’ Dwyer from Urhan and Ollie Rue O’ Sullivan from Garnish was one of the selectors. Brian McCarthy from Urhan was the team’s Operation & Statistics manager.
The Beara Junior B championship began last weekend with a Urhan and Glengarriff meeting in Castletownbere. In what thrilling game nothing could separate the teams after 60 minutes with the game ending Glengarriff 3-6 Urhan 2-9. Extra time followed and the game finished with Urhan winning out on a score line 3-12 to 4-8. Urhan will play Castletownbere in the final.
The Beara Under 16 team went under to Ballincollig by the narrowest of margins 1-11 to 0-13 in the County Premier 1 quarter final played in Aughaville recently. Ballincollig got an early goal and led at the break 1-04 to 0-06 . The 2nd half proved to be a tight game and it was Ballincollig who emerged as winners. Team Cillian Murphy (Castletownbere), Sean Power (Glengarriff) Shane Power (Castletownbere), Darragh Harrington (Urhan) Tiernan Sullivan (Adrigole) Darragh O Sullivan (Adrigole) Tuan Millem (Garnish) Finten Finner (Castletownbere) Sean O Shea (Adrigole) Dylan Crowley (Urhan) Alan O Sullivan (Urhan) Lee Kelly (Castletownbere) Dylen Henshaw (Garnish) Luke Harrington (Glengarriff) Gerald O Shea (Adrigole) Subs Darragh Finner (Castletownbere) for Shane Power injured, Gavin Sullivan (Adrigole) for Darragh Finner injured. Christepher O Sullivan (Adrigole) Ronan Sheehan (Garnish) Ronan O Sullivan (Urhan) Managment Ciaran O Sullivan (Urhan) Declan Sullivan (Adrigole) and Paul Kelly (Castletownbere)