Athenry Galway made club history winning
the Minor Ladies All Ireland for the first time ever.
The girls put in a dominant performance against
Limekiln, after only narrowly beating them in
the first round 18-12, they all stepped their game
up winning the final 34-17. Star plays came from
Athenry's Pitcher Kiera Collins & Caroline Joyce
on 2nd Base.
The Harps Laois also made history for their club,
taking the Corn Gael Linn for the first time ever.
Harps had a fight on their hands against last years
runners up Clonbroney. Harps managed to win both
games on scorelines of 13-10 & 15-11. Superb batting
from Harps' Jim O Connor & fast Pitching from
Evan Deegan helped them along the way.
Limekiln, Dublin secured their 7th reign as
Minor Mixed champions. Limekiln first met
Ballybrown, Limerick, which they suffered a
loss 9-8. The Dubs had to fight for a place in
the final, pairing against Harps next, winning
this 14-12. The Final now saw Harps V Limekiln,
a hard hitting, fast running game took place,
with Limekiln becoming champions after 5 full
innings, 23-19. Smart batting from Sean Duggan
& decisive play on First Base by Shauna Maguire,
brought the Minor Mixed back to Limekiln.