Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Club Talk

Rockies rolling and Connolly class | No more doubting Thomas’ | Clonkill’s Mitchell rises from dead

Shane Stapleton and Michael Verney pore over the big stories as St Thomas’, Blackrock, and Clonkill are among the county title winners

Shane Stapleton and Michael Verney pore over the big stories of the weekend in Club Talk: Hurling — as St Thomas’, Blackrock, and Clonkill are among the county title winners.

Blackrock won a sensational Cork hurling final on Sunday, ending 18 long years of hurt.

The secret is out about star forward Alan Connolly who scored 0-13 points, though it was a contribution of 3-5 from the bench that changed the game for the Rockies.

Manager Fergal Ryan said after the game that they had debated long and hard about starting certain players, and certainly their cavalry was key to this famous win.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

For Glen Rovers, it was disappointment in the Rebel County decider for a second season in a row.

Patrick Horgan and Simon Kennefick were among the scorers, but it was more misery for the Glen.

In Galway, Turloughmore had themselves in a winning position against St Thomas’, but the latter hit the final three points of the game to secure their three-in-a-row.

Daithi Burke came off during the first half and came back on late in the second, and we discuss the impact this had on Turlough’s in their first final appearance for 30 years.

Clonkill did likewise in Westmeath as Niall Mitchell made a shock return from injury to score two goals, while there were also county wins for Wolfe Tones, Carrick, Knockbridge and Setanta.

Cork SHC final
Blackrock 4-26 Glen Rovers 4-18 (AET) 

Longford SHC final
Wolfe Tones 3-10 Longford Slashers 1-6

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Galway SHC final
St Thomas’ 1-14 Turloughmore 0-15

Westmeath SHC final
Clonkill 3-16 Castletown-Geoghegan 2-16 (AET) 

Leitrim SHC final
Carrick hurling 2-15 Clainin Iomaint 0-18 (AET)

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Donegal SHC final
Setanta 2-19 St Eunan’s 2-13

Louth SHC final
Knockbridge 3-16 St Fechin’s 2-14

Video time stamps (approx)
00:00 Intro
02:30 Galway SHC final
14:00 Daithi Burke injury
17:00 Cork SHC final
30:00 Westmeath SHC final
34:00 Club title kings
36:00 Lazarus-like recoveries
40:30 Conahy on top in Kilkenny JHC final
44:00 Round-up of other SHC finals

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Sports

The lads are back once again to talk all things GAA.

Sports

The lads are reflecting on a dramatic weekend of club action and discussing the latest across the world of GAA.

Sports

Enjoy our latest offering and leave a comment below. 𝘈𝘴 𝘢𝘯 𝘈𝘮𝘢𝘻𝘰𝘯 𝘈𝘴𝘴𝘰𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘦, 𝘸𝘦 𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘲𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘺𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘶𝘳𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘴𝘦𝘴 🎁 𝗖𝗵𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗺𝗮𝘀 𝗴𝗶𝗳𝘁 𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗮𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗵𝗶𝗺...

Sports

Enjoy our latest offering and leave a comment below. 𝘈𝘴 𝘢𝘯 𝘈𝘮𝘢𝘻𝘰𝘯 𝘈𝘴𝘴𝘰𝘤𝘪𝘢𝘵𝘦, 𝘸𝘦 𝘦𝘢𝘳𝘯 𝘧𝘳𝘰𝘮 𝘲𝘶𝘢𝘭𝘪𝘧𝘺𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘶𝘳𝘤𝘩𝘢𝘴𝘦𝘴 🎁 𝗖𝗵𝗿𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗺𝗮𝘀 𝗴𝗶𝗳𝘁 𝗶𝗱𝗲𝗮𝘀 𝗳𝗼𝗿 𝗵𝗶𝗺...

Advertisement