Mooncoin and Thomastown are deserving minor champions

Captain Fantastic, Cormac Kinsella

Pics: Donal Foley

THE GOOD wine was perhaps kept until last as four talented young minor teams served up some great hurling in two exciting minor finals at Nowlan Park on Sunday.

The day was particularly significant for Mooncoin GAA Club, founded in 1886, as the club won its first minor title in almost four decades.

In the Honda Centre Minor Hurling Championship Final Mooncoin get the better of city club, dicksboro on a 3-14 to 2-12 scoreline.

In the Honda Centre Minor b Final, Thomastown beat Danesfort by 3-13 to 2-13.