M DONNELLY ALL IRELAND POC FADA FINAL 2011
|Senior Championship||Comórtas Beirte - Pairs|
Brendan Cummins (Tiobraid Arann) 1st 50 poc 37m
|Brendan Cummins (Tiobraid Arann)
Karol Keating(Dún) 1st - 108 poc 101m
Mark Butler (Loch Gorman)
Tadhg Haran (Gaillimh)
Stevie Brenner (Port Láirge)
Davy Fitzgerald (An Clár)
Pat Burke (Iarmhi)
Patrick Stritch (The Netherlands)
|U16 Championship||Camogie Championship|
Cillian Kiely (Uibh Fhailí) 1st - 24 poc 24m
|Patricia Jackman (Waterford) 1st - 28 poc 40m
Rachel Monaghan (Galway) 2nd - 31 poc 60m
Lyndsey Condell (Carlow) 3rd - 32 poc 37.2m
Kathleen Taggart (Derry) 4th - 33 poc 35.4m
Sarah Murphy (Limerick) 5th - 34 poc 14.7m
Voureen Quigley (Louth) 6th - 36 poc 42.5m
Christina Heaney (Armagh) 7th - 39 poc 12.5m
M Donnelly All Ireland Poc Fada Final 2011 Competitors
1. Mark Butler (Loch Gorman) The Leinster Poc Fada Champion and now holder of the Ollie Walsh trophy, faces the 5km All Ireland Mountain course for the firist time. The highly talented hurler a member of the St Martins Club is expected to mount a strong challenge.
2. Shane Hassett (Tiobraid Arann), a late replacement for Limericks John Chawke. Shane was runner up in the Munster Poc Fada which took place at Thurles racecourse in early July. Shane visits the 5km course for the first time and should give a good account of himself.
3. Stevie Brenner (Port Láirge) The 2011 Munster Poc Fada Champion and proud holder of the Tommy Quaid Perpetual Cup, returns to An Poc Fada. The De la Salle Clubman is expected to do well on the 5km mountain course.
4. Neil Mc Manus ( Aontroim) The Ruairi Og Cushendall clubman visits the Poc Fada contest for the first time. Neil holds two Ulster Under 21 and two Ulster Minor championship medals and has been a regular on the Antrim Championship winning Senior Team since 2007. Neil is expected to make a strong showing in this year’s Poc Fada Craobh na hÉireann.
5. Pat Burke (Iarmhi) The Ringtown clubman was runner up in this years Leinster Poc Fada Final and is a worthy contestant in the 2011 M Donnelly All Ireland Poc Fada Final. Pat visits the Annaverna mountain for the first time.
6. Brendan Cummins (Tiobraid Arann) The current all Star and all Ireland medal winning goalkeeper who holds the course record of (48) returns to the mountain. A four times winner of this contest Brendan is expected to challenge strongly for this years title.
7. Tadhg Haran (Gaillimh) The Liam Mellows hurler hopes to add the Poc Fada all Ireland medal to his all Ireland minor winning one. The Connacht runner up is also another newcomer to the mountain.
8. Keith Raymond (Sligeach) The Connacht Poc Fada Champion, the proud recipient of An Corn Niall McInerney will take on the demanding Annaverna mountain course for the first time. The Carly/St Josephs hurler faces his quest for all Ireland glory with confidence.
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