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Tuesday 12 December 2017

Naas lock horns with Sligo starlets

Naas RFC hosted two under-17s youths teams from Sligo in perfect sunny conditions at Fournaughts on Sunday last, writes Jim Casey. The event saw more than 80 players in action on the day.

The Naas teams were captained by John O'Brien and Edward Wynne and coached by Colman Campbell, Billy McGrath, Tony O'Brien, Ken McCormack, Rodney McCormack and Keith Milsom. The Sligo teams were captained by Sean Finnegan and Eddie Connell and were coached by Michael O'Hehir and former England U18s coach, Peter Bannard.

Both clubs won a game each on the day, the first going to Naas by a margin of 34-21 and the second to Sligo by 29-7. They are both preparing for their competitive season which commences in the next two weeks.

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