Lord Mayors Cup 2018

On Tuesday 1st May the finals took place of the Lord Mayors Cup Hurling competition with 6 teams waiting to see who would hold the cup after each final today. On the day Cllr Terry Shannon on behalf of the Lord Mayor presented the cups to the winning teams. A big thank you to UCC for hosting our finals at the Mardyke and to all the staff for making sure the games ran smoothly on the day despite the weather. This competition is proving more popular each year with many schools taking part in both hurling and football. Today was the hurlers who took to the fields and next week we will have our Football Finals

A Hurling Finals

On Tuesday 17th April in Pairc Ui Chaoimh the first of this years Lord Mayors Cup A Hurling Semi Finals took place, between Midleton CBS and the Mon AG. Ref Pat Lyons threw in the ball at 1 pm and for the next hour both teams gave it their all. With a total of 5 goals and 42 points during the game both teams were only separated by a few points at the final whistle with The Mon AG coming out winners and going forward to the finals.

The second A Semi Final followed the first game and we had St Colemans Fermoy playing Christian Brother College Cork and again this was a high scoring game with a total of 4 goals and 35 points scored with only 1 point separating the teams at the end with St Colemans winning by the narrowest of margins to take their place in the final against The Mon AG.

A Final – St Colemans Fermoy V Mon AG
Ref: Niall O’Neill

Winners Lord Mayors Cup A Hurling – St Colemans Fermoy

 

B Hurling Finals

On Friday 20th April,four  teams from the following schools arrived in Pairc Ui Chaoimh to take part in the Lord Mayors Cup the B section Semi Finals.  The referee for these games was Ian Thomas.  The games were played in a blitz format with each team playing the other three teams in the group and the two teams with the most points at the end of the day would make it to the B Finals. In this case after a long days hurling Hamilton High School Bandon and Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown,  both made it through to the B Finals of the Lord Mayors Cup.

B Finals – Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown v Hamilton High School Bandon
Ref: Niall O’Neill

Winners Lord Mayors Cup B Hurling – Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown

 

C Hurling Finals

On Friday 20th April, the teams arrived in Pairc Ui Chaoimh to take part in the C section Semi Finals of the Lord Mayors Cup.  One team could not make it on the day so we were left with three teams contesting the semi finals, North Mon, Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Blarney and Presentation Brothers College, Cork.  The referee for these games was Cathal Egan.  The games were played in a blitz format with each team playing the other teams in the group and the two teams with the most points at the end of the day would make it to the C Finals.

After a long days hurling  Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Blarney and Presentation Brothers College, Cork made it through to the C Finals.

C Finals – Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Blarney V Presentation Brothers College, Cork
Ref Niall Barrett

Winners Lord Mayors Cup C Hurling – Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Blarney

 

A Semi Finals

On Tuesday in Pairc Ui Chaoimh the first of the Lord Mayors Cup fixtures the A Hurling Semi Finals took place between Midleton CBS and the Mon AG. A big well done to Paudie O’Brien and all the GDA staff who organised this years Lord Mayors Cu and to all the staff in Pairc Ui Chaoimh for the use of our fantastic G4 pitch.
Ref Pat Lyons threw in the ball at 1pm and for the next hour both teams gave it their all. With a total of 5 goals and 42 points during the game both teams were only seperated by a few points at the final whistle with The Mon AG coming out winners and going forward to the finals.

Our second A Semi Final followed the first game and here we had St Colemans Fermoy playing Christian Brother College Cork and again this was a high scoring game with a total of 4 goals and 35 points scored with only 1 point separating the teams at the end with St Colemans winning by the narrowest of margins to take their place in the final against The Mon AG.

 

B Semi Finals

On Friday 20th April,four  teams from the following schools arrived in Pairc Ui Chaoimh to take part in the Lord Mayors Cup the B section Semi Finals.  The referee for these games was Ian Thomas.  The games were played in a blitz format with each team playing the other three teams in the group and the two teams with the most points at the end of the day would make it to the B Finals. In this case after a long days hurling Hamilton High School Bandon and Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown,  both made it through to the B Finals of the Lord Mayors Cup. Well done to GDA’s Paudie O’Brien, SHane Supple and Sean Crowley who were there on the day to make sure the blitz ran smoothly. A big well done to all teams who took part and we look forward to a great Final.

B Semi Finals

Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown
St Colmans College Fermoy (Second Team)
Hamilton High School Bandon
Coláiste An Chroí Naofa, Carrignavar

Game 1

First game of the day was between Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown & St Colmans College Fermoy (Second Team) with Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh winning by a single point

Game 2

Our second game of the day was between Hamilton High School, Bandon and Coláiste An Chroí Naofa, Carrignavar  with Hamilton High School coming out winners here, again by the narrowest of margins, a single point.

Game 3

Our third game of the morning was between Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown and Hamilton High School Bandon with Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh coming out on top here.

Game 4

Our 4th game of the day saw St Colmans College Fermoy (Second Team) face Coláiste An Chroí Naofa, Carrignavar with Coláiste An Chroí Naofa, Carrignavar winning this very evenly matched game by a single point.

Game 5

Game 5 of the day saw Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh, Bishopstown play Coláiste An Chroí Naofa, Carrignavar to secure a place in the final this game went down to the wire with Coláiste an Spioraid Naoimh winning by 2 points

 

Game 6

The final game of the B Semi Finals was between St Colmans College Fermoy (Second Team) and Hamilton High School Bandon with honours even in this drawn game.

 

C Semi Finals

On Friday 20th April, the teams arrived in Pairc Ui Chaoimh to take part in the C section Semi Finals of the Lord Mayors Cup.  One team could not make it on the day so we were left with three teams contesting the semi finals, North Mon, Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Blarney and Presentation Brothers College, Cork.  The referee for these games was Cathal Egan.  The games were played in a blitz format with each team playing the other teams in the group and the two teams with the most points at the end of the day would make it to the C Finals.

After a long days hurling  Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Blarney and Presentation Brothers College, Cork made it through to the C Finals.  Well done to GDA’s Paudie O’Brien, Shane Supple, Sean Crowley and Games Manager Kevin O’Callaghan who were there on the day to make sure the blitz ran smoothly. A big well done to all teams who took part and we look forward to a great Final.

C Semi Finals

North Mon, Cork
Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal Blarney
Presentation Brothers College, Cork

Game 1

The first game of our C section Semi Finals was between North Mon and Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Blarney with Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Blarney comming out on top of this game.

Game 2

Our second match saw North Mon take on the Presentation Brothers College, Cork who were too strong on the day and they won out in the end

Game 3

The final game was between the two finalists the Presentation Brothers College, Cork and Scoil Mhuire Gan Smal, Blarney who will go on to repeat this match in our C Finals of the Lord Mayors Cup.