Three Limerick colleges in Harty Cup action

Jerome O’Connell


Jerome O’Connell

Colin Ryan, Scoil na Trionoide Naofa of Doon
THREE Limerick Post Primary Schools are in vital Dr Harty action this Wednesday afternoon.

THREE Limerick Post Primary Schools are in vital Dr Harty action this Wednesday afternoon.

All games start at 1.30.

West Limerick Colleges travel to Sixmilebridge to play St Flannan’s of Ennis.

After drawing with one of the favourites for the Munster senior A hurling championship Thurles CBS in the previous round, the amalgamation today play a Clare side that are without a win after two games in the prestigious competition.

West Limerick select from Hazelwood College in Dromcollogher, Desmond Collge in Newcastle West and Colaiste na Trocaire of Rathkeale. Their star man Seamus Flanagan is in the midst of a hectic schedule. Last Sunday the Limerick minor scored four points as Feohanagh beat Skeheenarinky in the Munster club JAHC and next Sunday he will again be on club duty when the west Limerick club play Na Piarsaigh in the replay of the Limerick JAHC Final.

In Charleville Castletroy College play Gaelcholaiste Mhuire.

The Cork side have won both of their encounters to date, while the Limerick city side beat De La Salle of Waterford in their only outing.

Castletroy are powered by Limerick minors Andrew La Touche Cosgrave, Barry Nash and Lorcan Lyons among others.

Last season’s beaten finalists Scoil Na Trionoide Naofa of Doon travel to Clonmel to play De La Salle.

The east Limerick side were beaten by St Colmans of Fermoy in round one but today face a Waterford side that have played and lost two games so far.

Limerick’s fourth team in the Harty Cup are champions Ardscoil Ris. They are in action next Tuesday when they play Thurles CBS in Nenagh at 1.30.

The next round of action is scheduled for November 19 and will include two big local derbies - Doon v Castletroy and Ardscoil Ris v West Limerick Colleges.