North Champions

St Martins are North Junior B Champions after defeating Erins Own in a great contest  at Ballyragget.The standard of the hurling was top class despite the high wind. Erins Own had first use of the wind and led at half time by 1-9 to 1-4 . Wind assisted Martins set about reducing the lead in determined fashion and  added twelve points ,despite heavy rain in the last minutes the standard of the game never dropped ,great credit to two fine teams .This was Martins first victory at this  grade.The Cup was presented to Martins Captain Dermot Lalor by Northern Board  Officer Donal Brennan.Final Score 1-16 to 1-11.

Team Mark Murphy, Aidan Murphy, Philip Shore,Geoff Doyle,Nicky Purcell,Aidan Lalor,Brian Byrne,Michael Morrissey,Damien Maher,Brian Malone,Tom Morrissey,Pauric Haughney,Conor Kinsella,David Shore,Dermot Lalor(c)

David Dooley(used) David Breen,Fionn Lalor,Niall Clancy,Jonathan Walsh,Damien Tynan,Tom Dowling,Philip Agar,Cathal Healy,Keith Davitt,John Haughney,Paddy Lalor.

Selectors Richard Nolan, Patsy Murphy, Tom Agar.

J.J.Kananagh and Sons North Junior B Championship Hurling Final 2009

23 August2009