Month: May 2016

Camogie blitz a big success

Last Saturday on a beautiful day Na Piarsaigh hosted a very well organized underage Blitz for the U8/U10’s camogie stars of the future. Some great hurling was on display and great credit must go to the clubs involved.

Senior Hurlers finally off the mark

Our senior hurlers were back in Championship action on Saturday where they travelled to nearby Clarina to face Intermediate Champions Bruree. Following two consecutive defeats to Kilmallock and Doon in the first two rounds of the championship, it was imperative that we get back to winning ways. With the team shuffled it was a chance…

Under 14 Camogie lift Cup

Congratulations to the under 14 camogie girls who won the Under 14C League Final with a close fought victory over Cappamore Treaty Gaels in Monaleen GAA Grounds on Tuesday evening. This was an excellent game with no quarter asked or given. It was Cappamore Treaty Gaels who had the better of the first half with…

Under 16 Camogie lift Plate

Na Piarsaigh Under16 camogie team played Treaty Gaels in C Plate Final last Friday. Having lost to same opposition in an U14  final , we were the much better team on this occasion running out easy winners 4.8 to 0.3 We got on top from throw in, with Rachel Murray and Grace Fitzgerald on top at…

Under 11 Hurlers review

Busy couple of weeks for U11 hurlers with a home and away friendly fixture versus Monaleen fulfilled. A substantial group of twenty competed admirably for the first home game where a 13-a-side (plus rolling subs) game on a big pitch kept the vocal support happy with the performance. The away fixture proved more difficult for all concerned with…

Under 12 hurlers going nicely

U12 League Monaleen 1-2 Na Piarsaigh 6-8 A fine all around display saw our U12 hurlers overcome Monaleen at their home ground. A perfect evening for hurling saw us race into an early lead with scores from Josh Sheehan 1-1, James Naughton 0-2 and 0-2 from Vince Harrington, including a magnificent side line cut. Wayne…

Paddy Verdon R.I.P

It was with great sadness that were learned of the death of former club chairman Paddy Verdon. Paddy was a native of Soloheadbeg in Co Tipperary. On the hurling front he won a Tipperary junior crown in 1959 and won a West Tipperary senior hurling title with St Patricks (Solohead & Lattin-Cullen). He served as…

Senior Hurlers 2016

Our victorious All Ireland champions  were back in action on Sunday some 7 weeks on for their famous victory. We travelled to Newcastlewest to take on last years beaten finalists Kilmallock. This was a first visit West for our lads in front of what was a fine crowd. Our opponents looked much the sharper and…