Offaly Camogie Notes (October 8th)

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Results

Hynes school of motoring minor championship: Birr 2-13 v Kinnitty-Sinchills 3-7, Tullamore v Shinrone won, St Cillian's 7-8 v KK 1-5, Lus-Drum 3-10 v St. Rynaghs 2-8. U13A Final: KK 2-5 Cillian's 2-4, U13B Final Sinchills 6-2 Tullamore 2-1, U13C finalNaomh Bríd defeated Kinnitty.

Fixtures

AIB Leinster camogie intermediate club championship: St.Rynaghs vs Naas (Kildare) on Sunday October 14 in Banagher, time TBC. 

O’Meara Sliotars U16A final Birr vs Kilcormac/Killoughey on November 9th. Venue, referee and time tbc, O'Meara Sliotars U16 B championship final Tullamore vs St.Cillians will take place in St. Brendan's Park, Birr at 3pm on Saturday 13th October.

Senior All-star and soaring star nominations

Fresh from their county final win last weekend, Siobhan Flannery and Roisin Egan have been nominated for the 2018 Liberty Insurance senior Camogie All-Star awards. All-Ireland finalists Cork and Kilkenny lead the Camogie All-Stars Awards 2018 shortlist. The final team will be announced at the 15th annual Camogie All-Stars Awards banquet, sponsored by Liberty Insurance in Citywest Hotel on Saturday, November 3rd. Roisin was nominated in the half-back line while Siobhan was nominated in the half-forward line. Siobhan finished joined fourth on the top scorers of the championship while Roisin won player of the match against Tipperary. 

Offaly junior goalkeeper Shannon Touhey has also been nominated for a soaring star. The 36 nominees for these awards are drawn from across the Intermediate and Premier Junior grades with awards being presented to the 15 most outstanding players from this year’s Championships. The 15 recipients will be announced at the Camogie All-Stars Awards banquet, sponsored by Liberty Insurance at Citywest Hotel on Saturday, November 3rd. Shannon who plays club camogie with Tullamore will be up against Intermediate grade goalkeepers Maria McNally (Down) and Amy Lee (Cork). Shannon was the only junior goalkeeper to be nominated for her great performances this year where she blocked a number of penalties and she is also known for her long-range puck outs.