Athlone and Kilkenny welcome interpro series

The new look junior age group interprovincial tournaments continue this Sunday with women’s fixtures at Under-16, 18 and 20 level taking place in Kilkenny and Athlone.

It follows the boys Under-16s and 18s tournaments which began last week with Munster hosting Leinster in Waterford with the youth competitions running in a new format this year over a series of weekends compared to the previous single-event schedule.

At Under-18 level, Munster took a 2-1 lead into half-time courtesy of Tiernan Gaffney and Adam Young strikes but Leinster fought back with Ed Collins and Mark Smyth on the mark and Ethan Sutton popped up with the winner in the third quarter in a 3-2 success.

In the Under-16 game, Leinster were 3-1 victors with Philip Cole and Zach Silverman putting them 2-0 up before Hugo Faulkner and Darragh Daly traded goals.

This week sees Leinster South playing the hosts to Under-16 (12pm) and 18 (2pm) girls fixtures against Munster at Loreto Kilkenny. In Athlone, Connacht are the hosts with fixtures against Leinster at Under-16 (1pm), Under-18 (3pm) and Under 20 (5pm) level.

** Click here to view last week’s match programme/squad lists

** Click here to view today’s match programme/squad lists

Boys results
Under-16: Munster 1 (Darragh Daly) Leinster 3 (Philip Cole, Zach Silverman, Hugo Faulkner)
Under-18: Munster 2 (Tiernan Gaffney, Adam Young) Leinster 3 (Ed Collins, Mark Smyth, Ethan Sutton)

Sunday 10th October 2021
Under-16 Interpros: Leinster South v Munster, Loreto Kilkenny, 12pm; Connacht v Leinster, Athlone RC, 1pm
Under-18 Interpros: Leinster South v Munster, Loreto Kilkenny, 2pm; Connacht v Leinster, Athlone Regioal Centre, 3pm
Under-20 interpros: Connacht v Leinster, Athlone Regional Centre, 5pm

** To read more about how the new format falls into the Hooked 4 Life development plan, click here