Fenagh claim Connacht Club title

Fenagh took the Connacht 60 x 30 Junior Team title on Sunday where they over came Curraghboy of Roscommon by just two aces.

Fenagh took the Connacht 60 x 30 Junior Team title on Sunday where they over came Curraghboy of Roscommon by just two aces.

In a nailbiting final match, Martin Raftery went in with Fenagh trailing by eight aces and showing great composure under pressure took the game 21-10 to win on a scoreline of 103-101.

The Fenagh team for the final comprised of Jamie Murray, Leo Logan and Aaron Scollan (doubles) and Martin Raftery. Against a very strong Curraghboy, Murray took one game, while Logan and Scollan lost both their games leaving Fenagh trailing by 18 aces going into the final two games.

Raftery took the first game, but needed to win the second by 10 aces to secure victory. Buoyed up from the first game, with great serving and kill shots he raced into a 16-3 lead before going on to a magnificient victory 21-10, capping a great week-end for the Fenagh clubmen having defeated Williamstown in the semi-final on Saturday on a scoreline of 85-62 without having to play the last game.

They play The All-Ireland Semi-Final next Saturday.