Defeat for Salthill/Knocknacarra in All-Ireland Intermediate Club Final

The Salthill Knocknacarra team Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne

Despite a stirring comeback in the second half, Salthill/Knocknacarra could not claw back an excellent opening half hour from St Rynaghs from Offaly and had to give second best in their All-Ireland Intermediate Club Camogie Final at Croke Park.

St Rynagh’s, who are managed by former Galway manager Mark Dunne assisted by Molly Dunne, won their second All-Ireland title by 5-14 to 2-6.

Here is the match report from Tommy Devane:

SCORERS FOR ST RYNAGH’S: K Kenny 1-9(0-3fs, 1 45); S Flannery 2-0; M Daly, K O’Connell 1-0 each; E Corcoran, G Dolan, R Egan, L Sullivan, S Hanamy 0-1 each 

SCORERS FOR SALTHILL-KNOCKNACARRA: S McGinley 1-1; L Kelly 0-3(2fs); A Griffin 1-0; A Kelly, E Hayes 0-1 each 

ST RYNAGH’S: E Gilligan, S Moran, E Sullivan, M Doorley, E Corcoran, G Dolan, K O’Connell, H Dolan, R Egan, L Sullivan, S Hanamy, M Daly, L Mannion, K Kenny, S Flannery. Subs: L Flannery for S Flannery (45), C O’Connell for Doorley (48), A O’Regan for Sullivan (48), A McLoughlin for H Dolan (52), R Daly for O’Connell (52) 

SALTHILL-KNOCKNACARRA: V Flanagan, S Donnellan, E Madden, F Kelly, A Joyce, A Keane, C Murray, S Divilly, L Kelly, C Keane, A Griffin, J O’Flaherty, A Kelly, S McGinley, E Hayes. Subs: I Morrison for O’Flaherty (39), M Murray for Joyce (48), F O’Sullivan for Donnellan (52), H Hernon for A Kelly (59)  

REFEREE: Barry Nea (Westmeath) 

St. Rynagh’s’ Grainne Dolan and Siobhan Divilly of Salthill Knocknacarra with Referee Barry Nea at the coin toss Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Ryan Byrne