Newport claim North Tipp Junior B hurling title.

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In the North Tipp Junior B hurling final 14 man Newport has secured victory over Lorrha to claim the title.

Lorrha opened the scoring but Newport quickly replied and for the first 10 minutes or so it was point for point but Newport started to gain a lead.

Then on the 29th minute Newport was down to 14 men after Christy Connors was sent off for a 2nd yellow card. At half time they were leading 10 points to 6 however Lorrha staged a comeback in the second half and 7 minutes it they had clocked up 3 points with no reply.

Lorrha then took the lead but a Newport goal in the 26th minute of the second half put them ahead by 1-14 to 15 points.

Both sides clocked up a further point and it ended Newport 1-15 Lorrha 0-16