South Tipperary Bord na nÓg
After a barren spell from the playing fields due to the pandemic, it’s being great to see our young players out in action in the vari- ous football championships and games in recent weeks.
Well done to all players , mentors, officials and clubs with all the precautions taken to keep the games progressing smoothly.
UNDER 11 FOOTBALL
Under 11 Football continues each Sunday morning with games
at 10am. Congrats to the young whistlers , who recently com- pleted there course in Dr Morris Park, and referee these games.
UNDER 13 FOOTBALL
In Under 13 Football , we are at quarter finals , and semi finals at
all four grades this week.
U13A Semi Finals
Clonmel Commercials v Cahir Ardfinnan v Moyle Rovers
U13B Quarter Finals
Kilsheelan Kilcash v Ballingarry
Carrick Swan v Ballylooby or Clerihan Killenaule v Clonmel og
Clonmel Commercials v Cjk Mullinahone
All A and B games were fixed for Tuesday July 13th , but as with all fixtures they were subject to change
Various action in the U13C and U13D grades for a lot of teams is also reaching semi finals and finals as well as Shield semi finals and Finals.
Advice would be to keep a eye on the fixtures section of the Tipperary Gaa Website for all these Under 13 fixtures , as they will be played out over the next two weeks.
UNDER 15 FOOTBALL
Under 15 A
We had very competitive games in the group section which produced the following semi finals. Clonmel Commercials v Cjk Mullinahone Moyle Rovers v Fethard.
In a very exciting first semi final played last week in Fethard, Cjk Mullinahone beat Clonmel Commercials by a point.
The second semi final is down for decision on Thursday July 15th, with venue Tbc
The final should be played the following week.
Under 15 B
In Under 15 B , the final will be between neighbours Ballingarry v St Patrick’s, who beat Kilsheelan Kilcash and Clonmel og respectively in the semi finals last Thursday night.
The Shield final in the B grade will be between Carrick Swan and Cahir also due to be played on Thursday July 15th.
Under 15 C
The Under 15 C grade continues on a a 7 team county league basis, with Clonmel Commercials, Ballyporeen and Clerihan involved from the South Division.
This league section should be concluded over the next two thursday nights.
Under 15 D
In Under 15 D , as in the C grade, a 5 team county league took place, with south teams Moyle Rovers, Newcastle and Cjk Mulli- nahone taking part.
The four rounds have taken place, with Moyle Rovers topping the table with 8 points and Newcastle second on 6 points.
UNDER 17 FOOTBALL
This year in a new initiative, the under 17 football took place on Monday nights, as a South West Competition, with clubs playing without their players involved with Co Minor panels.
In the A grade there was 2 groups. In Group A Clonmel Commercials, Killenaule, and Knockmealdown Gaels took part from the South Division, along with Arravale Rovers and Cappawhite Gaels from the west division.
After 4 rounds and some excellent football, Killenaule topped the table with 7 points, Commercials had 6, Arravale 4, Knockmealdown Gaels 3 and Cappawhite 0.
In Group B , we had Kilsheelan Kilcash , Clonmel og and Moyle Rovers with Rockwell Rovers.
After 3 rounds we have Kilsheelan with 6 points, Clonmel of with 3 points, Moyle Rovers with 2 points and Rockwell Rovers with 1 point.
Under 17 B
Also 2 groups.
In group A , Grangemockler and Fethard flew the South flag , along with Galtee Rovers, Knockavilla Donaskeigh Kickhams and Clonoulty Rossmore.
Grangemockler, Galtee and Knockavilla after 4 rounds, all have 6 points, Fethard 2 and Clonouty 0.
In Group B, we had St Patrick’s, Ballingarry , and Ardfinnan from the South along with Golden Kilfeacle and Eire og Anacarty.
As the league stands as present , Golden have 8 points, Ballingarry and St Patrick’s 4 each, Anacarty 2, and Ardfinnan 0.
Under 17 C
In Under 17 C grade, we had a 5 team all south division.
After 4 rounds, Ballyporeen topped the table on 8 points, Newcastle had 6, Cjk Mullinahone had 3, Clerihan had 2, and Killenaule 1.
With the Under 17 South – West Hurling starting this week end, the big ball with be put away for a period.
This report gives a small overview and update on the various grades, as I have already stated, keep a eye out on the Tipperary gaa website , and clubs social media outlets for all fixtures, as there will be plenty of games in the coming weeks. Under 17s are usually out on Monday nights, Under 13s Tueday nights , Under 15s Thursday nights, and Under 11s on Sunday Mornings, so get out there and support our young players, as its great to see the fields buzzing with noise, and the sidelines even more lively!