Cunningham congratulates Antrim U-21 Hurlers

24 08 2013

Ciaran Clarke

Ballycastle SDLP Councillor has congratulated manager Kevin Ryan and the Antrim U-21 Hurlers on their historic success  in the All-Ireland Hurling Championship Semi-final.

The Saffron’s qualified for their first ever All Ireland U- 21 Hurling Championship Final defeating Wexford 2-15 to 1-16 . The Antrim lads dominated the scoring throughout with Stephen McAfee and Ciaran Clarke goals contributing to a half time lead of 2-7 to 0-9..

Councillor Cunningham said “Antrim Gaels are extremely proud of the entire teams performance,  but as a Ballycastle man I am delighted by the massive contribution made by club players Matthew Donnelly, Stephen McAfee and Ciaran Clarke”.

“We can look forward in hope to an All-Ireland final  this year and the bold prediction by manager Kevin Ryan of All –Ireland success at this grade by 2015 looks a realistic prospect.”