Saturday seen plenty of club action around the country yet again. There was some super games on show and we have a round up below.
In Limerick, Patrickswell needed scores in the final few minutes to earn a draw with Doon. Aaron Gillane netted a goal, while Kevin O’Brien pointed as Patrickswell booked their place in the semi-final. It was all one way traffic in the opening game at the LIT Gaelic Grounds. Kilmallock defeating Ahane 2-22 to 3-13. Kilmallock had led at the break 2-14 to 0-05.
Sarsfields had a two point in over Douglas in Cork, a late Alan Cadogan proved to little to late for Douglas as they lost out 4-15 to 1-22. In Tipperary, Kilruane McDonaghs beat Moycarkey in a thrilling contest, 3-21 to 2-19. Defending Tipperary and Munster club champions Borris Ileigh driven on by Brendan Maher defeated Burgess 3-23 to 1-14. Meanwhile, Toomevara and Upperchurch/Drombane played out a 1-23 to 3-17 win.
In Kilkenny Bennettsbridge got the better off Danesfort thanks to two goals from Jason Cleere. The Bridge winning 3-16 to 1-17. Portumna were defeated by Castlegar in Galway 4-21 to 1-18, while Turloughmore accounted Oranmore/Maree 1-21 to 0-11. There was plenty of games in the Dublin SHC. St Vincent’s recorded a draw Lucan Sarsfields at Parnell Park, 1-17 each. The win meant Vincent’s topped Group 1. Ballinteer and Oliver Plunketts also played out a draw in the same group 0-20 to 2-14. Na Fianna beat Cuala 3-23 to 2-20, Thomas Davis and Setanta drew 1-17 each. Kilmacud Crokes continued their unblemished record with a 3-23 to 1-13 win over Scoil Ui Chonaill, while 2018 champions Ballyboden accounted for Craobh Chiarain by 10 points.
Ballygunner beat Passage 2-20 to 0-15 in Waterford to maintain their march for a 7th successive county title. The goals came courtesy of Dessie Hutchinson and Michael Mahony. De La Salle proved that goals win game as they beat Abbeyside 3-15 to 1-15. In Wexford, 2018 county champions Naomh Eanna got victory against Ferns 1-16 to 0-13, Aodhan Doyle raising the green flag for the Gorey town side. Sixmilebridge had four points to spare over Whitegate in Clare, while Feakle beat Clarecastle 5-20 to 2-12, Shane McGrath getting 4-10 for Feakle. Kilmaley had a 5 point win over Wolfe Tonnes 4-13 to 1-17.
Feakle 5-20 Clarecastle 2-12
Sixmilebridge 0-20 Whitegate 1-13
Wolfe Tones 1-17 Kilmaley 4-13
Douglas 1-22 Sarsfields 4-15
Ballinteer St Johns 0-20 Oliver Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh 2-14
Na Fianna 3-23 Cuala 2-20
St Vincents 1-17 Lucan Sarsfields 1-17
Thomas Davis 1-17 Setanta 1-17
Castlegar 4-21 Portumna 1-18
Turloughmore 1-21 Oranmore/Maree 0-11
Bennettsbridge 3-16 Danesfort 1-17
Doon 0-21 Patrickswell 2-15
Kilmallock 2-22 Ahane 3-13
Borris-Ileigh 3-23 Burgess 1-14
Kilruane MacDonaghs 3-21 Moycarkey 2-19
Upperchurch 3-17 Toomevara 1-23
Ballygunner 2-20 Passage 0-15
De la Salle 3-15 Abbeyside 1-15
Naomh Eanna 1-17 Ferns 0-13