How It Stands | Limerick SHC standings after Round II

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THE Limerick Senior Hurling Championship approaches the final round of group games this weekend.

For six teams, their group campaign concluded at the weekend with the following results in Section A & B;

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  • SA; Group 1: Kilmallock 0-27 : 2-20 Ballybrown
  • SA; Group 2: Patrickswell 3-21 : 0-17 Ahane
  • SB; Group 1: Blackrock 1-19 : 1-16 Garryspillane
  • SB; Group 2: Kildimo Pallaskenry 0-20 : 0-15 Monaleen

In Section A, wins for Kilmallock and Patrickswell keep their seasons alive after round one losses. Wins for Na Piarsaigh and Doon this weekend will see the latter duo into the quarter-finals and the former into the semi finals.

Wins for Ahane and Ballybrown will send it to points differential. However, Patrickswell are guaranteed a place in the knockout stages such is their scoring difference.

23 July 2020; Aaron Gillane of Patrickswell celebrates after scoring his side’s second goal during the Limerick County Senior Hurling Championship Round 1 match between Patrickswell and Adare at LIT Gaelic Grounds in Limerick. Competitive GAA matches have been approved to return following the guidelines of Phase 3 of the Irish Government’s Roadmap for Reopening of Society and Business and protocols set down by the GAA governing authorities. With games having been suspended since March, competitive games can take place with updated protocols including a limit of 200 individuals at any one outdoor event, including players, officials and a limited number of spectators, with social distancing, hand sanitisation and face masks being worn by those in attendance among other measures in an effort to contain the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). Photo by Sam Barnes/Sportsfile

In Section A, the top teams go straight into the semi-finals with second advancing to the quarter-finals with the bottom sides facing off in a relegation decider.

Rd III Fixtures:

  • Na Piarsaigh v Ballybrown
  • Doon v Ahane

Section A

Group 1

# Team P W D L F A D Pts
1 Na Piarsaigh 1 1 0 0 25 15 +10 2
2 Kilmallock 2 1 0 1 42 51 -9 2
3 Ballybrown 1 0 0 1 26 27 -1 0

Group 2

# Team P W D L F A D Pts
1 Doon 1 1 0 0 27 26 +1 2
2 Patrickswell 2 1 0 1 56 44 +12 2
3 Ahane 1 0 0 1 17 30 -13 0

In Section B, it is all to play for in Group 1 as Blackrock avenged their first round loss to South Liberties to beat Garryspillane by three.

If south Liberties avoid loss against Garryspillane, then they will advance to the quarter-finals as table toppers, a ten point win for the Bouncers will see them into the last six and condemn Blackrock to the relegation final.

In Group 2, Kildimo Pallaskenry’s win means they meet Adare this weekend with a place in the quarter-finals on the line. A draw is enough for Adare with their superior score difference.

Monaleen will contest the relegation final.

Rd III Fixtures:

  • South Liberties v Garryspillane
  • Kildimo Pallaskenry v Adare

Section B

Group 1

# Team P W D L F A D Pts
1 South Liberties 1 1 0 0 31 15 +16 2
2 Blackrock 2 1 0 1 37 50 -13 2
3 Garryspillane 1 0 0 1 19 22 -3 0

Group 2

# Team P W D L F A Diff Pts
1 Adare 1 1 0 0 33 19 +14 2
2 Kildimo Pallaskenry 1 1 0 0 20 15 +5 2
3 Monaleen 2 0 0 2 34 53 -19 0

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