Terry Hyland, Anthony McDonald & Drumshanbo VS Volleyball – Sports Preview: Episode 168

As the county gains national and provincial schools titles this week in Volleyball and Soccer, the football, hurling & ladies football national leagues are back up and running this weekend with each of our senior sides making trips to Ulster opposition over the next 48 hours.

Terry Hyland will be joining us for an indepth look at how Leitrim’s footballers are fairing out ahead of their opening Division 3 clash with last season’s nemesis Derry in Celtic Park on Saturday evening.

While the Hurler’s and Ladies Footballers face trips to Enniskillen and Owenbeg to face Fermanagh and Derry in what promises to be exciting campaigns for both sides.

With both Olcan Conway and Hugh Donnelly facing into their first competitive games in the Leitrim hotseat for both sides.

On Wednesday, St. Clares Comprehensive in Manorhamilton needed penalties to secure the Connacht Junior ‘B’ Cup title after a 2-2 draw in the final against Mayo school Balla. Breifne speaks to their manager Anthony McDonald about the success and some of the bright young talent who played their part.

Staying with school sports, Breifne visited Drumshanbo Vocational School after their fabulous victory in the National Cadette Final against Elphin played in NUI Galway last Wednesday afternoon.

Their teacher & coach Shane Hegarty and long time stalwart of the sport in Drumshanbo John King discuss the development of the sport over the decades in the school while Radek Oberwan, Ronan Moore and Danny McWeeney share their thoughts about playing in the game.


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