Geraldines and Colligan have joined Dungarvan and Clashmore in the semi-finals of this year’s Western Intermediate Football championship.
Colligan had one point to spare recording a 0-14 to 1-10 win over Ballinacourty at Fraher Field on Friday last.
On the same evening in Cappoquin, Geraldines proved too strong fro Ballyduff running out convincing winners on a 2-10 to 0-5 scoreline. Dungarvan and Clashmore as group winners won a place in the semi-finals without having to play a quarter-final.
Kilgobinet who moved up a grade last year after beating Ferrybank in the Junior Football County final have gone back down after losing 0-10 to 2-3 to The Nire at Colligan last Friday.
In intermediate hurling Modeligo will play in a western semi-final after Tourin beat neighbours Lismore in Cappoquin on Saturday evening last.
As a result of the defeat Lismore are now out of the championship as Clashmore and Tourin took the quarter final places from Group One.
The winners of the Cappoquin and Ardmore game in Fraher Field on Saturday evening next will win a place in the semi-finals from Group Two. The loser will have to play a quarter-final as will either An Rinn or Shamrocks.
Meanwhile in Junior Football, Tallow and Lismore have qualified for the semi finals as group winners from their respective groups.
They will be joined in the last four by Sliabh gCua who beat pre-championship favourites Old Parish in the quarter finals 3-7 to 1-6 scoreline on Sunday last in Fraher Field. In the other semi-final Modeligo beat Affane 1-10 to 1-7 at Lismore.
Kilrossanty and Stradbally will contest the Junior western final after they recorded respective wins over Clashmore and An Rinn in the semi finals on Friday last.
Kilrossanty won 0-12 to 0-10 against Clashmore and Stradbally proved too strong for An Rinn winning 3-9 to 1-8.
In the competition for second string Intermediate and Junior clubs, Geraldines are western champions after they beat Dungarvan 2-5 to 1-7 at Kirwan Park in Touraneena last Thursday evening.