Brown’s Town hit back to hold Steer Town

first_imgWestern Bureau:Deano Frater scored in the 57th minute for Brown’s Town High to eke out a share of the points against Steer Town Academy in a Group I ISSA/FLOW daCosta Cup game yesterday at the Addison Park Sports Complex.The home team had to battle their way back into the contest after Jerome Lowe gave Steer Town the lead in the seventh minute of a rain-drenched contest.Meanwhile, Rusea’s High sent a clear warning to rivals, with an 11-1 thrashing of Cambridge High to go clear in Zone B on nine points.Former champions Glenmuir High were also rampant in a 5-0 thrashing of Porus High to take the lead in Group M on six points.But at Brown’s Town, the home side actually ended the match with 10 men, after the referee issued midfielder Jaden Lucas a second yellow card in time added on for stoppages after 90 minutes.Elsewhere in the group, York Castle edged Ocho Rios 1-0 for second in the group on seven points, behind leaders Marcus Garvey on 10.Steer Town are next on six points, with Brown’s Town struggling with three points after four matches.Back in controlThe second half, however, belonged to the host, who took control of midfield through captain Vashean McBean, Jamala Barnaby and Dante Hanson.The trio were instrumental in them getting the equaliser, which came when Frater benefited from a mistake by Kashief Gentles in the Steer Town goal to fire into an empty net.Steer Town’s toughest test will be on Saturday, when leaders Marcus Garvey come visiting, while Brown’s Town meet second place York Castle.Over in Group A, St James High jumped to the front of the pack on seven points courtesy of a 1-0 victory over Green Pond, who remain stuck on a single point.Cornwall College who were idle yesterday are on five points and second in the group. Herbert Morrison High also tasted victory, with a comprehensive 2-0 defeat of Muschett for their first win in two matches.Yesterday’s resultsSpalding 1 Knox 1Green Pond 0 St James High 1Denbigh 1 Garvey Maceo 3Cambridge 1 Rusea’s 11Herbert Morrison 2 Muschett 0Titchfield 3 Buff Bay 0Holmwood 2 Christiana 0Happy Grove 0 Port Antonio 1Alston 3 Bellefield 0Glenmuir 5 Porus 0last_img read more

COUNTY HURLING MINOR BOARD NEWS

first_imgCounty Hurling Minor BoardThe Ulster U21 Hurling Championship Shield semi-final will by played by our County Hurlers on Wednesday 13th June. The U12 County team face Tyrone in Healy Park at 7.30 pm.  Best of luck to all our County Hurlers currently undertaking examinations.As a new fun innitiative and an incentive to get more hurlers/Camogie players involved in the Ulster Poc Fada there will now be a team event. The team will consist of 3 members each striking in turn so it is best to ensure all have good strikes. It will be great to see 10-15 clubs heading out together, marking eachother & having the Craic on the mountain at the ulster poc fada. Remember that there is an open invite for Donegal Hurlers to the puck fada in Ulster which will take place on Divis Mountain on Thursday 21st June, commencing at 7.00pm. The competition caters for U16, Senior and Over 40’s Hurling, Senior and Over 35’s Camogie and Senior Football. Winners of this competition qualify for the National Poc Fada Championships. For more information contact Jimmy Darragh at jimmy.darragh.ulster@gaa.ie In the U14 Hurling Championship Semi-Finals St. Eunan’s lost out narrowly to Buncrana in what could only be considered a nail-biting game. The U16 Hurling League Round 1 between Setanta and St Eunans will be held on the 5th July. The U12 compete in a blitz held in Aodh Ruadh on 17th June with the League beginning on July 5th. The next U10 blitz will be held in O’Donnell Park (St. Eunan’s) on the 24th June. The U8’s blitz will be held in the Gaels pitch. All dates are provisional. Please confirm your attendance at blitzes for the convenience of the host club. There was an U8 Hurling Blitz last Sunday in Cardonagh. Carndonagh, Buncrana, Burt, the Letterkenny Gaels and St Eunans all presented teams. St Eunans under 8 Hurlers fielded two teams with each playing five games. The number of players and the level of support from parents was wonderful to see. Many thanks to the parents that travelled for their help and vocal support. St Eunan Hurling & Camogie club are based in Letterkenny town. St Eunans cater for Hurlers & Camogie players at U8, U10, U12 and U14, with further hurling for U16, Minor & Seniors. As the Camogie is still somewhat new to the club higher levels of Camogie should become available as the teams progress. The recent Letterkenny Primary Schools Hurling and Camogie competition provided a great opportunity for children to experience the sport and there are many coaching sessions available. The Hurling and Camogie Academies run every Friday at 6:30pm in O’Donnell Park. Places are always available for new players of any age so feel free to contact any of the coaches including Academy Manager Eunan O’Donnell: 0876775637. For a list of training times go to www.steunansgaa.com and select Minor Board Hurling from the menu on the left.COUNTY HURLING MINOR BOARD NEWS was last modified: June 11th, 2012 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:HURLING MINOR BOARD NEWSlast_img read more