Limerick Senior, Intermediate & Junior Hurling Championship Round One Recap

In group two of the SHC, Ballybrown, Mungret St Pauls and Adare all picked up comprehensive wins while Ahane, Patrickswell and Kilmallock were the big winners in the top tier.

The Limerick Hurling Championships kicked off in the Senior, Intermediate and Junior grades over the weekend with the Premier Intermediate continuing into the second round.

In the top tier, there were a number of noticeable results with Patrickswell beating the defending champions while Kilmallock dominated Doon.

Meanwhile Ahane got a crucial win over promoted Kildimo Pallaskenry. In the second group, Ballybrown, Mungret St Pauls and Adare all picked up comprehensive wins.

An Aaron Gillane inspired Patrickswell upset the defending champions

Kilmallock ease past Doon

Limerick SHC Group Two round up

Tom Morrissey points Ahane past Kidlimo Pallaskenry

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

Limerick SHC Round One Results

Group One

Patrickswell 2-15 :0-16 Na Piarsaigh

Ahane 2-22 : 2-16 Kildimo Pallaskenry 

Kilmallock 3-22 : 0-12 Doon 

Group Two

Mungret St Pauls 4-19 : 0-13 South Liberties 

Adare 4-13 : 1-11 Garryspillane

Ballybrown 2-21 : 0-14 Monaleen 

Premier Intermediate

Blackrock, Bruff and Na Piarsaigh maintained their perfect start to the championships with last year’s intermediate champions leaving it late on Sunday evening. Elsewhere, Dromin Athlacca got off the mark. Glenroe, Cappamore and Newcastle West remain pointless after two rounds.

Limerick PIHC Round Two Results 

Bruff 0-17 : 0-14 Glenroe

Blackrock 0-15 : 0-14 Newcastle West 

Dromin Athlacca 1-22 : 1-18 Effin

Na Piarsaigh 2-13 : 1-15 Cappamore


Last year’s runners up Croagh Kilfinny were the first off the mark with a comfortable win over Pallasgreen in a repeat of the semi final from 12 months ago. Knockaderry and Bruree were also comprehensive in the same group. 

St Kierans marked their return to the grade with a win over Croom while Feohanagh and Granagh were also victorious in group two.

Limerick IHC Round One Results 

Group One 

Croagh Kilfinny 2-19 : 0-12 Pallasgreen

Knockaderry 3-22 : 0-16 Kilmallock 

Bruree 1-21 : 0-12 Hospital Herbertstown

Group Two

St Kierans 2-15 : 0-14 Croom

Feohanagh 1-18 : 1-13 Murroe Boher

Granagh Ballingarry 1-26 : 1-13 Knockainey


All but one of the 24 games in the opening round of the Limerick Junior A championship were played over the weekend with no draws across the four groups. Ballybricken Bohermore, Kilteely Dromkeen and Monagea took the spoils in group one, Garryspillane, Caherline, on their return to the junior ranks and Tournafulla made successful starts in group two. Feenagh Kilmeedy, Castletown Ballyargan and Old Christians were the group three victors while Mungret St Pauls and 2022 runners up Drom Broadford were the group four winners.

Limerick JAHC Round One Results 

Group One

Ballybricken Bohermore 1-16 : 1-10 Staker Wallace

Kilteely Dromkeen 4-19 : 0-14 Patrickswell

Monagea 2-15 : 0-18 Askeaton

Group Two

Garryspillane 1-19 : 1-14 Claughaun 

Caherline 0-16 : 1-10 Crecora Manister 

Tournafulla 1-20 : 0-20 Templeglantine 

Group Three 

Feenagh Kilmeedy 1-18 : 0-17 Ahane

Castletown Ballyagran 0-15 : 0-13 Kileedy

Old Christians 2-11 : 0-12 St Patricks

Group Four 

Mungret St Pauls 0-19 : 1-13 Rathkeale 

Dromcollogher Broadford 1-19 : 1-18 Doon 

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