The inaugural All-Ireland Club Poc Fada hosted by Kilmessan Hurling and Camogie Clubs proved an outstanding success last Saturdaycompetition this Saturday
The Poc Fada course began on the the Hill of Tara and made its way through the local countryside and finished back at Kilmessan hurling pitch.
Kilcormac/Killoughey (Offaly) were the over all winners with 48pocs. Second place went tocurrent Galway SH championss St Thomas with 49 pocs while Newmarket on Fergus (Clare) took 3rd place.
The overall long poc was won by Kilkenny man Alan Murphy from (Glenmore).
1st Kilcormac/Killoughey: Conor Slevin, Cilcain Kiely
2nd St Thomas: Patrick Skehill, Bernard Burke
3rd Newmarket - on- Fergus: James McInerney, Alan McInerney
The clubs Annual Poc Fada competition took place the following day and the winners were
Over 40's - Paul Donnelly
Senior Player - Scott Bagnall
Senior Camoige player - Ann Marie Dennehy
Cormac Doyle Memorial Minor - Cathal Murphy
U-16 - Corey Rooney Knight