Mahon played host to the second last round of the South East League yesterday and there were good wins for East Cork and Cobh. East Cork beat Fermoy 8-4 and Cobh had the same winning margin over Mitchelstown.
East Cork have now completed their four matches and they are in a strong position to qualify for the final. Cobh and Mahon will both need to win all six matches and win 12 points to overtake East Cork. In the event of a draw, a nominated Bruen pairing from each club will play off for a spot in the final.
East Cork:30 pts (played 4)
Cobh: 19 pts (played 3)
Mahon: 19pts (played 3)
Fermoy: 14pts (played 3)
Mitchelstown: 14 pts (played 3)
Section A was completed a few Continue reading
The South East league is underway with 9 clubs taking part in the competition this year. The competition uses a combination of Bruen and Purcell pairings and is an ideal warm-up for the Cups & Shields competitions later in the year. West Waterford have topped their section after three rounds, with Youghal taking second place. Only two rounds have taken place in Section B and East Cork are out in front on 16 points. Mahon are second with 13 points and Mitchelstown are third on 10 points. Cobh and Fermoy have played just one match each and will no doubt be hoping to catch the leaders as the competition continues.
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