Camogie

St Mullins narrowly beaten in Féile na nGael Division Two Camogie Shield Final

They lost by a one goal margin against Naas

Naas (Kildare) 3-5
St Mullins (Carlow) 2-5

Battling St Mullins narrowly lost out in the John West Féile na nGael Division Two Camogie Shield with a one goal margin of defeat against Naas at Na Piarsiagh, Cork, on Sunday.

The John West Féile na nGael Under-14 hurling and camogie finals took place over a hectic weekend of action across Cork and Kerry.

Emer Keane of Naas attempts to block Ava Ryan of St Mullins in the John West Feile Division 2 Camogie Shield final at Na Piarsiagh, Cork. Pic: Gavin Browne

This is the fourth year that natural protein experts John West have sponsored the underage tournament, which is the biggest of its kind in Europe.

Throughout its sponsorship of the Féile, John West has focused on encouraging children to participate in Gaelic Games while emphasising the importance natural protein plays in fuelling a young athlete.

The highly-anticipated competition gives up-and-coming GAA stars the chance to play in respective John West Féile tournaments (Divisions 1-9) at a level which suits their age and strengths.

160 boys and 96 girls teams from all over Ireland compete regionally to win a coveted place at the finals weekend.
Games were highly competitive with players showcasing great skill and determination.

Grace Nugent of Naas in action against Shauna Connors of St Mullins in the John West Feile Division 2 Camogie Shield final at Na Piarsiagh, Cork. Pic: Gavin Browne.

All travelling teams were accommodated by host families, greatly enhancing the community spirit of the event.

John West Feile Peile Na nOg takes place this year across Galway and Mayo over the weekend of June 28-30.

Stephen Byrne

Stephen Byrne is the Head of Sport and News in KCLR96FM. He's an avid rugby fan and can be seen frequenting Leinster and local clubs games. He loves his GAA too and is a former hurler and footballer and stood between the posts for his home club of Kiltegan for many years. He's also a Man U fan for his troubles and shouts for Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga.
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