GAA – Monaleen march into Munster as Patrickswell claim 19th title

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screen-shot-2016-10-27-at-09-59-06THE CITY Division of Limerick GAA takes pride of place this week as Monaleen represent the metropolitan area when they face Carbery Rangers of Cork in the Munster Senior Club Football Championship.
Fellow City based club Patrickswell are also celebrating this week as they claimed their 19th Senior Hurling crown with a 1-26 to 1-7 win over Ballybrown last weekend. The ’Well will now face Glen Rovers of Cork on Sunday November 6 in a Limerick venue, which is expected to be confirmed as the Gaelic Grounds in the coming days.
This Sunday however, the footballers of Monaleen will take centre stage as they represent Limerick in the Munster Club championship. The Muiris Gavin trained side are unbeaten this season, with a draw against last season’s champions Newcastlewest the only blot on their copy book in what has been a memorable year for the club.
Once more Monaleen will rely on the scoring prowess of Ger Collins in this weekend’s tie, the lightning quick forward notching up five points from play in the county final.
The clash with Carbery Rangers takes place at 3pm on Sunday in the Gaelic Grounds and there is also live commentary of the game on Limerick’s Live95fm.
In other GAA news, Adare, Limerick’s representatives in the Intermediate football championship, will face Kiskeam of Cork in the semi final, following a walk over in the quarter finals.
Probable Monaleen side to face Carbery Rangers: D O’Sullivan; C Moran, J O’Dwyer, R Murray; P Quin, J Hoare, S Cusack; B Fitzpatrick, R McGrath; D Enright, L Kavanagh, E Doyle; B O’Donovan, G Collins, G O’Connell.
Patrickswell side who defeated Ballybrown: Monaleen – D  O’Sullivan; C Moran, J O’Dwyer, R Murray; P Quin, J Hoare, S  Cusack;  B Fitzpatrick, R McGrath; D Enright, L Kavanagh, E Doyle; B O’Donovan, G Collins, G O’Connell.