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Mary Cosgrove 7 A-side Tournament   10/03/2016

Mary Cosgrove 7 a-side tournament.

Last Sunday saw the annual Mary Cosgrove tournament at Rockland GAA. The tournament is for Junior A and Junior B clubs as well as a Camogie Section.

Junior Hurling in New York continues to develop , it both the Junior A and Junior B championship being one of the most competitive in New York with skill level improving each year.

The Junior A section after the group stage saw the semi final parings of Limerick NY/Shannon Gaels v Allentown and
Westmeath NY v Na Tóraidhe .

It was the two New York based teams that advanced to the final . In the final despite some fantastic long range scores from Limerick/Shannon Gaels it was Westmeath who took their goal chances who claimed the Junior A cup.

The Junior B competition had two sections. After the group stage the semi-final pairing where Rockland against Providence and Le Cheile v UCONN . After a tense finish to both games it was to be an all New York Final with Rockland v Le Cheile in a repeat of this years New York Junior B Championship final. It was the hosts who claimed the Junior B cup in a fantastic final.

The Junior B shield final saw Hartford v UCONN 2nds . In an end to end game it was Hartford who came out on top.

The Camogie section seen three teams involved Liberty Gaels, Rockland and Baltimore. After the group stage. A young Rockland team just missed out on a place in the final despite an impressive win against Baltimore in the group stage , with the cup going to the New York based team Liberty Gaels .

Thank you to Rockland GAA for the use of their facilities. To all referees and clubs and players for travelling to take part.