The clubs who attended the national championship held in Lordship were Ballinastoe, Carndonagh, Clonmany, Cuan Rithe, Gort na Cloiche, Kiltevna, Mountain View, Stapeltons, St Pats & Taughmaconnell.
Eight teams competed in the men’s 640kg competition. The teams who qualified for the semi finals were Clonmany, Cuan Rithe, Mountain View & St Pats. St Pats were victorious over Clonmany in the first semi final as were Mountain View over Cuan Rithe in the second semi final. The final between Mountain View and St Pats was a close contest with the improving Mountain View putting up a good fight. St Pats were that little bit stronger and they take another step closer to a clean sweep of senior 8-a-side titles. Cuan Rithe began well in the third end decider taking Clonmany to within inches of the line but were disqualified for receiving 3 cautions. Clonmany also went on to win the second end and the bronze medal.
Eleven teams took part in the men’s 5-a-side 400kg competition. Clonmany topped group 1 with Cuan Rithe A in second place. St Pats topped group 2 with Carndonagh runner-up. Both Clonmany and St Pats progressed to face each other in the final. St Pats were too strong for the Donegal team and they went on to win the gold medal. Carndonagh defeated Cuan Rithe to win the bronze medal. St. Pats impressively wrapped up the ladies 8-a-side 540kg league and the 5-a-side 340kg league picking up a maximum 21 points in each. Ballinastoe & Kiltevna (B&K) had to settle for silver and bronze medals.
The St Pats athletes also dominated the mixed 600kg league picking up a maximum 21 points. GnaC won the silver medal with 18 points and Taughmaconnell won the bronze medal with 10 points. Clonmany continued to dominate the youth 360kg league winning all three rounds so far. Ballinastoe and GnaC are battling for runner-up spot. The youth league will reach it’s conclusion in Donegal on December 11th.
Click here to see the senior 640kg final between St. Pats & Mountain View.
Click here to see the men’s 5-a-side final between Clonmany & St Pats.
Click here to see action from the ladies 540kg league.
See full results on our Results page.
See updated leagues on League Tables page.
Click here to see photos from Lordship. Thanks to Kiltevna and to St Pats for providing photos & videos.