Limerick club reach Munster football final

The Cappamore team that beat Clarecastle to book their place in the Munster Club JFC final

The Cappamore team that beat Clarecastle to book their place in the Munster Club JFC final

Cappamore reached the Munster Club JFC final on Saturday when they beat Clare champions Clarecastle by 1-6 to 0-4 in the Gaelic Grounds.

A second half goal from Niall Leahy helped the Limerick champions through after they had trailed 0-3 to 0-2 at the break.

Cappamore will now play Cork champions Rockchapel or Kerry champions Kenmare Shamrocks in the Munster final on Sunday, December 9, in Mallow.

On the same day, Limerick junior hurling champions St Kieran’s will play Cork’s Kildorrey in the Munster Club JHC final.

SCORERS - CAPPAMORE: Niall Leahy 1-0, Andy Murphy, Conor Sheehan 0-2 each, John Ryan, Tommie O’Donoghue 0-1 each; CLARECASTLE: Adam Healy 0-2, Jason Considine (free), Éamonn Callinan 0-1 each.

CAPPAMORE: Brian Leahy; Denis Keating, Paul Leahy, Séamus Humphreys; Brian Sheehy, Diarmuid Sheehy, Bobby O’Connell; Colm Doherty, Conor Sheehan; Declan Deere, Tommie O’Donoghue, Bill Creamer; Andy Murphy, John Ryan, Eoin O’Donoghue. SUBS: Niall Leahy for Bill Creamer (22 mins), Éamonn Gleeson for Bobby O’Connell (half-time), Jack Campbell for Eoin O’Donoghue (half-time), Seán Sheehy for Colin Doherty (41 mins), Bill Creamer for Declan Deere (57 mins).

CLARECASTLE: Andrew Page; Donagh Murphy, Jamie O’Connor, Barry Lynch; Seanie Moloney, Kieran O’Dwyer, John Reidy; Patrick Kelly, Adam Healy; Danny Scanlon, Jason Considine, Kevin Clohessy; Éamonn Callinan, Alan Considine, Pakie Healy. SUBS: Aaron Considine for Donagh Murphy (41 mins), Kieran Lynch for Barry Lynch (41 mins), Eoin Brennan for Pakie Healy (41 mins), Conor Galvin for Alan Considine (50 mins), Brian Lynch for Jason Considine (57 mins).

REFEREE: Joe Lynch (Kerry).

For a full report and photos of this game, see the weekend edition of the Limerick Leader




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