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Feakle-Killanena deliver Daly dose to dethrone neighbours

Under 18B Hurling League Final Feakle-Killanena 3-17 Scariff-Ogonnelloe 2-12 There’s no room for sentiment in a derby as Feakle-Killanena re-emphasised when emphatically halting Scariff-Ogonnelloe’s bid for a three-in-a-row of Minor B League crowns in Feakle on Wednesday evening. Despite both sides having six players to the age, Feakle-Killenana had a distinct physical advantage with dominant centre-back Aaron Moloney ruling the rearguard while twin towers Patrick Daly (1-8) and captain Owen McGann (1-5) were wrecking balls to Scariff-Ogonnelloe’s retention hopes. Twins Daragh and Stephen Clancy and goalkeeper Daragh Moloney were others to shine for the hosts who led from start to finish in a commanding display that fully exacting revenge from their earlier group meeting. In truth, Scariff-Ogonnelloe, save for a final quarter two goal salvo, never reached anywhere near the heights of previous displays or finals as misplaced passes and aimless distribution ensured that they were always chasing their neighbours. And yet, there was no shortage of goal chances at …

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Captain Shane McGrath lifts the cup.

Feakle-Killanena and Corofin celebrate historic firsts

History was made at Cusack Park this Good Friday evening as Feakle-Killanena won the county under 21 A championship title for the first time in the club’s history while Corofin captured their first ever title at this level when they were victorious in the C final. In both cases the defending champions were defeated, Inagh-Kilnamona in the A and Scariff in the C in a double bill that attracted an attendance of 1, 526. Feakle-Killanena 0-16 Inagh-Kilnamona 1-13 Feakle-Killanena showed the greater hunger for success over the sixty minutes in an A final that never really reached the heights expected. Overall, the East Clare combination were better and deserved their narrow win on an evening when they managed to limit the contribution of Inagh-Kilnamona’s key players. Things didn’t look good for the new champions at the half way point when they trailed by a point having played against the wind. A goal from David Mescall in the twenty first minute …

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