Munster Title For Kingdom Handballers

Handball’s Munster 40×20 Over 35A Doubles final saw Dominick Lynch and John Joe Quirke of Glenbeigh beat Colm Jordan and Alan O’Dwyer Cork 21-8, 21-11.

In the Junior B decider Danny Riordan and Cian Counihan, Ballymac lost to David O’Brian and Declan Gleeson, Tipperary 21-11, 21-19.

IT Tralee won the Fresher football Final, 2-11 to 1-9 against Waterford IT.

It’s finals weekend for the Ladies Football HEC Third level colleges competition and Kerry will be well represented with a number of players taking part in the various competition’s which will start in Mayo today.

The blue ribbon event is of course the O’Connor Cup and there are a number of players involved with Southern Gaels Anna Galvin the captain of UL where she will be joined by Laura Rogers of Austin Stacks, Ayesha Roche of Na Gaeil, Leah Henry of Listowel Emmetts and Laoise Coughlan of Rathmore.

UL will face high flying DCU in the semi final.

UCC are also in the O’Connor cup semi final and Kerry is represented by rising star Sarah Murphy of Rathmore and Eilis O Leary of Kilcummin while former Kerry goalkeeper Tomás Mac An TSaoir is a selector. UCC will face the defending champions UCD in the semi final who incidentally were captained to the title by Corca Dhuibhne’s Ciara Murphy last year.

Elsewhere Dingle’s Deirdre Geaney will line out for DCU 2 in the Giles Cup while Siobhan Goodwin of Castlegregory, Micaela O’Connor of Spa, Cliona Coffey of Beaufort and Christine Cooper of Dr Crokes will represent Mary Immaculate College in the same competition, with Cliondha Hayes of John Mitchels lining out for Trinity College.

Áine Cahillane of Chorca Dhuibhne, Aoife Ní Mhuircheartaigh of Dingle and Ciara Anderson of Causeway represent The Royal College of Surgeons in the Donaghy Cup, with Nicola Horan of Kerins O Rahillys and Eilís O’Connor of Na Gaeil lining out for St Patrick’s of Thurles in the Lagan Cup.

In the Lynch Cup UCD 2 will be represented by Clodagh Quinlan of Inbhear Sceine Gaels while Aileen Sheehan of Rathmore and Louise Horgan of Clounmacon will represent WIT.

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