Mid J H A final
Loughmore- Castleiney 1-11
A hugely impressive Moycarkey-Borris powered their way to victory in the Roskeen Construction Mid junior A hurling final at Holycross on Saturday, being in no way flattered by their eight points winning margin over holders, Loughmore-Castleiney.
From start to finish Moycarkey-Borris were the masters and on the evidence of this showing they have the credentials to add the county crown to their divisional honours.
They set their stall out early, going 1-4 to no score clear inside ten minutes. Even if Willie Dempsey’s goal off a long range free in the 4th minute, which appeared to go all the way to the net with backs and forwards striving to make contact with it, was a bit fortuitous, the signs were there that Moycarkey were ”up” for the contest and playing with verve and confidence.
Veteran Seamie Bohan had Loughmore’s first score, a point in the 11th minute but it did not stop the Moycarkey onslaught and by the interval they were 1-8 to 0-4 clear, albeit playing with the fresh breeze.
Moycarkey looked winners at that stage thanks to the excellence of Pat Molloy and Gary O’Connell at halfback, the strength of midfielders Paudie Doran and Ger Carey, and an extremely lively attack in which corner men Cathal Ryan and Rory O Regan always threatened scores. See this weeks Tipperary Star for full report.