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Carey fail to make the winners’ enclosure

Thursday, 21 September 2017

Carey fail to make the winners’ enclosure thumbnailSarsfields’ captain Colin Caldwell and Carey captain Nathaniel Hunter pictured with the match referee prior to the weekend’s Junior Hurling Championship final.

CAREY failed in their bid to again become Antrim Intermediate hurling champions, their last crown coming some fifteen years ago when they beat Loughgiel in the decider.
At Armoy in wet and dismal conditions, they were beaten by Sarsfields in a game, if truth be told, they never looked like winning.
For the Belfast outfit it was a dream come true bridging a forty three year gap from their last Intermediate crown.
League form would have suggested that the North Antrim men, playing in Division Two, should have had the edge but the performances all year from the bottom graded Sarsfields suggested that they were the inform side.
While Carey did turn in a great second half performance they failed to make it count on the scoreboard and when they lost a player with just nine minutes remaining it was all over.
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