This years Senior Ladies, Men's and Mixed All Ireland Finals took place in Mountmellick GAA, Laois, on the 7th of September.
Ladies took centre stage first, with our reining champions Glynn/Barntown facing neighbours Adamstown. A fast paced game took place, due to some fine fielding from Barntown's, Kate Duggan and Adamstown's, Anne Marie Dunphy, Kate was given the nod by official, Danielle Moore as 'Man of the Match'. Glynn/Barntown became four in a row CJ Haughey Champions on a scoreline of 16-10.
Senior Ladies All Ireland Champions Glynn/Barntown, Wexford
Glynn/Barntown captain Linda Dempsey
Senior Ladies All Ireland Runners Up Adamstown, Wexford
Men's was next, with Erne Eagles, Cavan taking on The Heath of Laois, in a marathon two and a half hour game. Superb fielding came from Ulster's, Hugh Briody and Damien McArdle, while Laois', Jamie Dowling and Tom Moore both had flawless games. Dowling was named 'Man of the Match' by referee Christy Hughes. Erne Eagles would claim the Corn Aodh Rua for a record 13th time on a score line of 40-32.
Senior Men's All Ireland Champions Erne Eagles, Cavan
Erne Eagles captain Ollie Fitzsimons
Senior Men's All Ireland Runners Up The Heath, Laois
Our last Final of the year was for the Syntex Mixed All Ireland. The Heath were defending against Glynn/Barntown, with neither side losing a game all season, this was about to change for one. Tom Moore was again at the forefront for his club, the Wexford duo of Adam Doyle and Jay Malone, caught everything hit their way, helping Glynn/Barntown take the Syntex cup back to Wexford for the very first time, on a score line of 17-15.
Senior Mixed All Ireland Champions Glynn/Barntown, Wexford
Glynn/Barntown captain Emma Reddy
Senior Mixed All Ireland Runners Up The Heath, Laois
Please note video highlights are from TG4, GAA 2019, episode 32, that was broadcast on the 9th of September