Ten point win in minor final

Naas make it four minor hurling titles in a row

Tommy Callaghan tommy@leinsterleader.ie

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Naas make it four minor hurling titles in a row

James Burke (man of the match) of Naas under pressure from Paul Hogan and Patrick Mortell of Celbridge in the Minor Hurling final at St Conleth's Park, Newbridge. Photo: Adrian Melia

Naas minor hurlers made it four titles in a row in today’s Naas Credit Union Minor Hurling Championship final, deservedly defeating Celbridge by ten points.

Naas led at the break 1-8 to 2-2 and pulled away in the second half to record victory on a final score line of Naas 3-17 Celbridge 2-7.

Scorers, Naas, James Burke 0-12 (8 frees, 45), Ciarán Doyle 1-3, Shane Ryan 2-1, Ciarán Tobin 0-1,

Celbridge, Kevin Gorman 1-1, Tony Archbold 1-0, Ciarán O’Regan 0-2, Liam O’Flynn 0-2 (2 frees), Seán Lawlor 0-1, Ciarán O’Shaughnessy 0-1,  

In the Minor ‘B’ final Naas defeated St Columbas 3-14 to 2-12.

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