Good win

St. Martins and the Rower/Inistioge met in the u14 Roinn B League in Coon. A tight first half left the score at the break 2-5 to 1-2. Against a big team Martins upped their scoring rate and performance to ensure the points , all panel used. Final Score 4-13 to 2-3.Oisin Kelly, Paddy Brennan, Matthew Shorthall, Ciaran Nolan, Russell Kealy,Tristan Roche, Jack Farrell, Josh Dempsey, Thomas Lalor, Joe Reade, Bill Dowling, Luke Burke, Cathal Keegan, Shane Fahy, Cillian Bryan, Conor Egan, Conor Dooley, Niall Shore,Kyle Walsh, Lorcan Agar.


Ref.John McCormack



Selectors Sean O Neill, Noel Shortall, Anthony Maher.

Feile run

St.Martins u14 Hurlers had a fine run in the Feile roinn B competition. In the group section they won all their games v Graignamanagh (3-10 to 0-0),v Danesfort (4-6 to 2-1) v Kilmacow (1-10 to 1-3). These games were played in Thomastown. Then it was into the semi-final in Ballyhale  to take on Bennettsbridge which they won 2-5 to 2-1 after the sides had been level at half time. In the final Piltown were our opponents. This game went down to the wire as St. Martins were two points up with two minutes to playbut a strong finish from Piltown gave them victory 2-6 to 0-9. The players were disappointed after the game but on a weekend that every one on the panel made a contribution, they can be very proud of themselves. Panel: Aaron Meany, Sean Farrell, Niall Shore, Conor Dooley, Lorcan Agar, Conor Egan, Ruari Buggy, Oisin Kelly, Paddy Brennan, Matthew Shortall, Ciaran Nolan, Russel Kealy, Tristan Roche, Jack Farrell, Shane O Neill, Josh Dempsey, Joe Reid, Bill Dowling, Luke Burke, Cathal Keegan, Shane Fahy, Kyle Walsh.

Second win

St. Martins u14 hurlers recorded their second win of the Roinn b cross over League, they travelled to Gowran to take Young Irelands. Martins had first use of a strong wind and were leading 1-5 t0 1-3. Both sides gave their all in a good contest final score 5-11 to 3-6.

Team Oisin Kelly, Patrick Brennan, Matthew Shorthall, Ciaran Nolan, Russel Kealy, Tristan Roche, Jack Farrell, Shane O Neill, Josh Dempsey, Joe Reade, Bill Dowling, Thomas Lalor, Luke Burke, Shane Fahy, Cillian Bryan.     Kyle Walsh, Rory Buggy, Aaron Meany, Lorcan Agar, Conor Egan, Niall Shore.(Full compliment of subs used)


Selectors Sean O Neill, Noel Shorthall, Anthony Maher.

Ref. Sean Brennan





First outing

St. Martins u114 Hurlers had their first outing in the League against John Locks in Coon and picked up their points. Score 8-15 to 2-3.

Team Oisin Kelly, Patrick Brennan, Matthew Shorthall, Ciaran Nolan, Russel Kealy, Tristan Roche, Jack Farrell, Shane Fahy, Shane O Neill, Joe Reade,Bill Dowling, Josh Dempsey,Cillian Bryan, Thomas Lalor, Luke Burke,Conor Egan, Kyle Walsh, Lorcan Agar,Cathal Keegan, Conor Dooley, Sean Farrell. Rory Buggy, Aaron Meany,Niall Shore.

Ref. Sean McMahon

Selectors Sean o Neill, Noel Shortall, Anthony Maher.


Well done

Well done to Josh Dempsey , he was runner in the Bord na nOg Feile skills competition , in all 32 Clubs took part.

Best wishes

Best wishes to Josh Dempsey who will represent St.Martins in the Feile na nGael skills competition on Saturday in the training centre in Dunmore at 11.30

Long Puck

Saint Martins u14 Hurlers held a long puck competition on Sunday 13/3/2016 to select our representative in Gowran Park next Saturday. Those taking part were Thomas Lalor, Shane O Neill, Russel Kiely, Bill Dowling, Matthew Shortall, Patrick Brennan, Josh Dempsey, Thomas Flynn, Kyle Walsh and the winner after a close contest was Jack Farrell. Best of luck to Jack from Bord na nOg.

Close game

St. Martins played Gowran in the Roinn A North Group B Football League in Muckalee. In a keenly contested game St.Martins were in the lead at the break 0-4 to 0-1. Gowrans  got in for three goals and held out for a win despite the efforts  of the home side who pressed  hard for an equaliser . Final score Gowran 3-2, Saint Martins 0-8.

Team Rory Buggy,Patrick Brennan, Matthew Shorthall, Cathal Keegan, Russel Kiely, Shane Fahy, Ciaran Nolan, Shane O Neill, Thomas Lalor, Josh Dempsey, Bill Dowling, Joe Reade, Conor Egan, Jack Farrell, Conor Dooley, Lorcan Ager, Cillian Bryan, Tommy Flynn, Ross Dowling, Niall Shore, Kyle Walsh.

Sel. Tom Dooley, Sean O Neill, Noel Shortall, Martin Dowd, Anthony Maher.

Ref. Ger O Grady


u14 make good start

St Martins u 14 Footballers made a good start to in Roinn A North Football League group B. Played in Coon against Freshford the lads put in a good performance against a game visiting side . Full time score 5-11 to 1-1.

Team Rory Buggy, Cathal Keegan, Matthew Shorthall, Patrick Brennan, Ciaran Nolan, Shane Fahy,Russel Kiely, Shane O Neill, Josh Dempsey, Conor Dooley, Joseph Reid, Bill Dowling, Luke Burke, Jack Farrell (c), Thomas Lalor, Conor Egan, Ross Dowling, Niall Shore, Cillian Bryan. (all played)

Sel. Noel Shorthall, Tom Dooley, Martin Dowd, Anthony Maher , Sean O Neill

Ref. James Barry



St. Martin’s well represented in Colleges All-Ireland

Congratulations to Ciaran Brennan and Jack Nolan on their sucess with St Kierans College in winning the All Ireland Junior Colleges Championship.

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