2023 Club Championships – Round 3

Round 3 of the 2023 Club Championships in the Windows & Rooflights Ltd Senior A & B Camogie Championship, the Duanes Hardware Intermediate Championship, the C2 Security Junior A Championship, the Junior B and Junior C Championships.

Club Results Round-Up – Week 3

Senior A

On Saturday, Ardrahan made it 3 wins from 3 when they overcame Davitts in Mullagh. Davitts were without some key players such as Katie Anna Porter who suffered a knee injury in their last game. Chloe Farragher opened the scoring for Davitts on the 2 nd minute. Shauna Healy and Aoife Lynskey followed up with a point each for Ardrahan. Fionnuala Hanley got the opening goal of the day for Davitts on the 6th minute. Ardrahan responded well however with two Ava Lynskey points, two Caoimhe Lynskey points through frees and a point from Helena Tarpey to leave it Ardrahan 0-7 Davitts 1-1 with 13 minutes gone on the clock. Ciara Hickey ended Ardrahan’s scoring spree on the 19th minute while Alannah Kenny followed up with Davitts second goal of the day to leave them in the driving seat. Ardrahan responded very well to the goal again with three points through a Caoimhe Lynskey free and points from Tarpey and Healy. Hickey got the final score of the half on the 33rd minute to leave it Ardrahan 0-10 Davitts 2-3 at the half time break.

Catherine Hanley brought the sides level with a free on the 32nd minute. Roisin Cahill and Farragher swapped scores on the 33rd and 35th minutes. Ardrahan kicked on again with three Caoimhe Lynskey points, two from placed balls, a point from Aoife Lynskey and a goal from Ava Lynskey to leave them seven points ahead at the midway point of the half. Hanley and Farragher replied with two points from play on the 44th and 48th minutes of the half to reduce the deficit to five. Caoimhe Lynskey hit back with a free for Ardrahan on the 49th minute but Farragher from play and Hanley through a free added points to Davitts tally to leave four between the sides with 8 minutes remaining, Caoimhe Lynskey and Alisha Quinn added points for Ardrahan while Hanely replied with two for Davitts, one from a free. But it was Ardrahan finished the strongest with two Tarpey points to leave it Ardrahan 1-20 Davitts 2-11.

Athenry caused the shock of the weekend when they overcame Sarsfields by 8 points in sweltering conditions on Sunday in Kilbeacanty. Sabina Rabbitte opened the scoring for Athenry with two frees in the opening four minutes. Caoimhe Kelly replied with one point from a penalty and one from play to leave the sides deadlocked. Rabbitte through a free and Noreen Coen brought Athenry back into the lead while Kelly replied with another free to leave one between the sides. A long free from Dervla Higgins bounced perfectly for Coen at the edge of the square and Coen kicked the ball into the back of the Sarsfields net. Rabbitte continued to extend Athenry’s lead with five points through frees while Coen added another point to her tally to leave it 1-10 to 0-3 in favour of Athenry. Kelly got Sarsfields first score in 16 minutes. Olwen Rabbitte through play and Kelly through a free swapped scores at the end of the half to leave it Athenry 1-11 Sarsfields 0-5 heading into the half time break.

It was nip and tuck between the sides for the opening 11 minutes of the second half. Rabbitte with a free and Coen with another from play on the 41 st minute extended Athenry’s lead further. Just before the water break, Sarsfields hit back with three points through Orlaith McGrath, a free from Kelly and a point from Shannon Corcoran to reduce the deficit to 8. Rabbitte hit a free and a point from play to extend Athenry’s lead on the 51 st and 53 rd minutes. Kelly and Rabbitte exchanged frees while Corcoran got her second point of the day. But Athenry hit back again with points through Coen and Therese Donohue. Klara Donohue did get through for a goal at the finish. Sarsfields almost added a second goal near the end but it was well defended by Laura Freeney in the Athenry net as it finished Athenry 1-18 Sarsfields 1-10.

Craughwell and Carnmore were looking for their opening victories of their championship when they took on each other in Killimor on Sunday. It was Craughwell who started the strongest with two Leanne Freaney points, one through a free. Alannah Fahy replied with three scores for Carnmore, two through placed balls between the 6th and 9th minutes to leave them one point in front. Freaney, who was Craughwell’s top scorer on the day, replied with two more points for Craughwell, one from a free while Chloe Allen also added a point to leave two points ahead with 9 minutes remaining in the half. Fahy, Carnmore’s only scorer of the half hit back with two more points, one from a placed ball to bring the sides level but it was Craughwell who finished off the half the strongest with points from Freaney, Vivien Blaine and Ciana Reidy to leave it Craughwell 0-8 Carnmore 0-5 heading into the half time break.

Jennifer Hughes opened the scoring in the second half with a point for Carnmore. Freaney responded with a free for Craughwell while Fahy hit back with two frees for Carnmore to leave the minimum between the sides with 42 minutes gone on the clock. Grace Leen extended Craughwell’s lead to two with a well taken score from play while Fahy followed up with a free for Carnmore on the 49th minute to leave the game in the melting pot heading into the final few minutes. A goal was always going to be important in this game and it came for Craughwell on the 51st minute when Jade Welton broke through the Carnmore defence and buried the ball into the back of the net. Freaney followed up with a free. Fahy ended the game with a free for Carnmore on the 61st minute but it wasn’t enough to see them over the line as it finished Craughwell 1-11 Carnmore 0-10.

Senior B

St Thomas overcame Kinvara in their final group game. St Thomas got off to a blistering start scoring 2-5 without reply. Orla Mullins, Siobhán Mullins and Aine Keane opened with a point each. Orla Mullins got St Thomas’ first goal on the 6th minute, and she followed up with a point a minute later.

Aine Keane got their second goal of the day while Aoife Brennan followed up with a point straight after. Lisa Shiels got Kinvara’s opening score of the game when she took on the St Thomas’ defence, she laid the ball off to Eabha Martin and Martin laid it back to Shiels for the goal. Shiels followed up with a point a minute a later. Ellen Birmingham got the opening score after the water break for Kinvara. Eimear Bergin denied a goal for St Thomas but she blocked the ball into the path of Siobhán Mullins who laid the ball off to Sarah Healy for the goal. Shiels replied with two more points for Kinvara on the 21st and 24th minute. Orla Mullins followed up with a point from the restart. Bronagh O’Driscoll from play and Aoibheann Barry through a free added to Kinvara’s tally but St Thomas’ had the final say of the half when Aine Keane broke through for a goal on the 30th minute to leave it St Thomas 4-6 Kinvara 1-6 heading into the half time break.

St Thomas dominated the second half scoring 9 points without the reply between the 31st and 61st minutes of the half. 7 points through Aine Keane, two from frees and points from Elaine Tannian and Lorraine Coen to leave them well in the driving seat. Ella Bergin scored a free with the last puck of the ball for Kinvara but it wasn’t enough as it finished St Thomas 4-15 Kinvara 1-7.

Clarinbridge made it three wins from three in their group as they overcame Salthill Knocknacarra on Sunday in Kilbeacanty. It was the city side that started the brightest with points from Sorcha McGinley and Laura Kelly. However, Aoibhe Carr found the back of the net for Clarinbridge on the 3rd minute to give them a one-point lead. Salthill Knocknacarra responded well as Aoife Kelly and Aoibhe Joyce followed up with points on the 9th and 10th minutes. Lauren Butler brought the sides level on the 11th minute, but Aoife Kelly edged Salthill Knocknacarra back in front with a well taken score from play while Laura Kelly added two more points from play on the 17th and 27th minutes to give them a three point cushion. Niamh Niland got her first score of the day on the 32nd minute with a point from play to leave it Salthill Knocknacarra 0-7 Clarinbridge 1-2 heading into the half time break.

Clarinbridge came out the strongest team after the second half hitting six points without reply. Four points from the stick of Carrie Dolan and one each from Niland and Siobhán Carr left it Clarinbridge 1-8 Salthill Knocknacarra 0-7 after 40 minutes. Laura Kelly ended Clarinbridge’s scoring spree with a point on the 41st minute but Clarinbridge hit back again with two Aoibhe Carr points and one each from Niland and Butler to leave them seven points ahead with 15 minutes remaining. Laura Kelly replied with a free for Salthill Knocknacarra but Clarinbridge hit another 1-2 without reply to extend their lead even further. Points from Dolan and Niland and a goal from Niland on the 52nd minute made it look like Clarinbridge were in full control of the game. However, two Laura Kelly goals, one through a penalty and a point from play brought the deficit back to four but it wasn’t enough for Salthill Knocknacarra as Clarinbridge ran out winners on a scoreline of Clarinbridge 2-14 Salthill Knocknacarra 2-10.


In the first of the Round 3 of the Duanes Hardware Intermediate Championship Abbeyknockmoy hosted Ahascragh Caltra on August 31st. Abbeyknockmoy were looking for their first victory in the campaign while Ahascragh Caltra were looking to make it three wins from three. Ahascragh Caltra opened the scoring with points from Laoise Kirwan, Jane Higgins, Emma Reaney and a free from Aoibhe Glynn to leave them 0-4 to 0-0 ahead after ten minutes. Sinead Coleman got Abbeyknockmoy off the mark on the 11 th minute with a free. Ahascragh Caltra hit back hard however with two Caoimhe Ní Ceallaigh points and a free from Glynn to leave them six points ahead with 5 minutes remaining in the half. Ahascragh Caltra finished the half the strongest with points from Molly Mulryan, Reaney and a free from Glynn to leave eight points to the good heading into the half time break.

It was a game of two halves as Abbeyknockmoy done most of the scoring in the second half. Anna Murphy got Abbeyknockmoy off the mark straight from the restart while Coleman replied with three frees for Abbeyknockmoy to reduce the deficit to four, 5 minutes into the second half. A Jane Higgins free and a point from Kirwan extended Ahascragh Caltra’s lead once again. Scores were hard come by for the remaining 22 minutes of the half. Coleman pointed two frees for Abbeyknockmoy on the 38th and 46th minutes. Reaney replied with a point for Ahascragh Caltra two minutes later. Coleman had the final say of the game on the 55th minute with a free but it wasn’t enough to see them over the line as Ahascragh Caltra ran out 0-13 to 0-9 winners on the day.

Round 3 Fixtures



Ardrahan v Davitts
9 Sep, 6:15pm
Venue: Mullagh
Ref: Sean Byrne
FT: Ardrahan 1-20 Davitts 2-11

Craughwell v Carnmore
10 Sep, 1pm
Venue: Killimor
Ref: James Lundon
FT: Craughwell 1-11 Carnmore 0-10

Mullagh v Oranmore Maree
10 Sep, 3pm
Venue: Killimor
Ref: Liam Gordon
FT: Mullagh 1-12 Oranmore Maree 0-22

Athenry v Sarsfields
10 Sep, 1pm
Venue: Kilbeacanty
Ref: Ronan Stankard
FT: Athenry 1-18 Sarsfields 1-10



Castlegar v Eyrecourt
8 Sep, 8:30pm
Venue: Killimor
Ref: Liam Gordon
FT: Castlegar -10 Eyrecourt 1-3

Salthill Knocknacarra v Clarinbridge
10 Sep, 11am
Venue: Kilbeacanty
Ref: Kevin Egan
FT: Salthill Knocknacarra 2-10 Clarinbridge 2-14

St Thomas v Kinvara
10 Sep, 6pm
Venue: Clarinbridge
Ref: Damien Mitchell
FT: St Thomas 4-15 Kinvara 1-7



Abbeyknockmoy v Ahascragh Caltra
31 Aug, 7:15pm
Venue: Abbeyknockmoy
Ref: Mike Ryan
FT: Abbeyknockmoy 0-9 Ahascragh Caltra 0-13

Killimor v Cappataggle
8 Sept, 7pm
Venue: Killimor
Ref: Karol Collins
FT: Killimor 3-6 Cappataggle 3-10

Mountbellew Moylough v Pearses
8 Sept, 8pm
Venue: Mountbellew
Ref: James Lundon
FT: Mountbellew Moylough 1-18 Pearses 0-13

St Colmans v Shamrocks
9 Sept, 6:30pm
Venue: Kilbeacanty
FT: St Colmans 1-9 Shamrocks 2-12


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Ballinderreen v Turloughmore
10 Sep, 11am
Venue: Ballinderreen
Ref: Sarah Gaughran
FT: Ballinderreen 0-4 Turloughmore 1-23

Kiltormer v Portumna
10 Sep, 11:45am
Venue: Kiltormer
Ref: Pat Kelly
FT: Kiltormer 5-10 Portumna 1-10

Kiltullagh Killimordaly v Liam Mellows
10 Sep, 6pm
Venue: Killimordaly
Ref: James Lundon
FT: Kiltullagh Killimordaly 1-8 Liam Mellows 5-19

Sarsfields v Kilconieron
10 Sep, 6pm
Venue: Bullaun
Ref: Alan Dwyer
FT: Sarsfields 1-12 Kilconieron 0-19



Carnmore v Toureen
8 Sep, 6:45pm
Venue: Carnmore
Ref: James Lundon
FT: Carnmore 0-7 Toureen 1-5

Craughwell v Oranmore Maree
8 Sep, 7pm
Venue: Craughwell
Ref: Alan Dwyer
FT: Craughwell 4-11 Oranmore Mareee 1-5

Cois Fharraige v Skehana Menlough
10 Sep, 2:30pm
Venue: Spiddeal
Ref: Pat McGrath
FT: Cois Fharraige 1-14 Skehana Menlough 1-5



Ardrahan v Castlebar Mitchels
FT: Ardrahan 8-11 Castlebar Mitchels 1-7

Moycullen v Liam Mellows
FT: Moycullen Win

Ballinasloe v Kilconieron 2
FT: Ballinasloe 4-16 Kilconieron 1-5



Shamrocks v Salthill Knocknacarra
17 Sep, 11am
Venue: Leitrim GAA
Ref: Pakie Muldoon
FT: Shamrocks 1-8 Salthill Knocknacarra 1-3

Castlegar v Sylane
17 Sep, 12pm
Venue: Castlegar
Ref: Angela Moran
FT: Castlegar 0-5 Sylane 1-8

Davitts v Westport
16 Sep, 6pm
Venue: Duniry
Ref: TBC
FT: Davitts 5-12 Westport 1-9

Kinvara v Abbeyknockmoy
17 Sep, 2:30pm
Venue: Kinvara
Ref: Kevin Egan
Result: Abbeyknockmoy conceded to Kinvara

Junior D Club Championship

St Colmans v Turloughmore
11 Sep, 8pm
Venue: Gort
Ref: Sarah Gaughran
FT: St Colmans 3-14 Turloughmore 0-2

Craughwell 3 v Ahascragh Caltra 2
FT: Craughwell 4-6 Ahascragh Caltra 0-3

Sarsfields v Castlegar
FT: Sarsfields 4-13 Castlegar 1-1

Kiltormer v Killimor
FT: Kiltormer conceded to Killimor

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