Semi finals confirmed for both Limerick intermediate hurling championships

Jerome O'Connell


Jerome O'Connell


Semi finals confirmed for both Limerick intermediate hurling championships

Pallasgreen's Colin Ryan in action against Bruree in Sunday's Premier IHC tie

THE semi final line-up was completed in the Limerick Premier IHC and regular IHC this weekend.

Pallasgreen were the surprise packet with a late John O’Connell goal securing them a spot in the last four of the LIT Premier IHC.

Pallasgreen were 1-14 to 1-12 winners over Bruree in that game in the Gaelic Grounds on Sunday.

Pallasgreen now play table-toppers Murroe-Boher, who had a return of 0-14 for Seanie Tobin, including three points from play in either half in their 1-21 to 1-14 win over Feohanagh in Clarina.

Feohanagh still advance though and now play Garryspillane.

The TJ Ryan coached south Limerick side were 3-11 to 0-14 winners over Blackrock.

Goals from Donie Ryan, Danny Hayes and Eoin Sheehan helped them to a 3-7 to 0-6 half time lead. 

Relegated from the Premier IHC will be Mungret St Pauls or Effin, who played eachother in Sunday's seventh and final round of group games – Mungret won 0-21 to 1-10. The duo will meet again to decide who drops to tier three, the Limerick IHC.

In the Limerick IHC semi finals; Kildimo-Pallaskenry play Dromin-Athlacca, while Glenroe play 

Kildimo-Pallaskenry had a 1-17 to 3-7 win over Newcastle West, while Granagh-Ballingarry were 2-19 to 0-16 winners over Na Piarsaigh’s.

St Kierans were relegated from the IHC following a 3-11 to 0-10 defeat to Knockaderry.

Bruff were relegated from senior hurling to Premier IHC following a relegation play-off defeat to Knockainey; 2-13 to 0-14.

The senior hurling County Cup final will be between Ahane and South Liberties. Ahane beat Cappamore 1-18 to 1-15, while Liberties beat Monaleen 4-17 to 3-8.

The intermediate hurling County Cup final will be between Dromcollogher-Broadford and Croom. Drom-Broadford beat Claughaun-Old Christians this Sunday evening, 2-15 to 2-13, while Croom beat Hospital-Herbertstown, 3-15 to 2-15.