Latton O’Rahillys crowned champions of the SureMen Challenge

19 November 2010 No Comments by The Northern Standard

GAA All Stars Seán Óg Ó hAilpín and Alan Brogan put the pressure on in Parnell Park, as the five finalists of the SureMen challenge went head to head to win €10,000 for their club.

Five hurling and football clubs battled it out in the Grand Final for the chance to win the grand prize.

Monaghan man Brendan Lennon of Latton O’Rahillys stormed through the football rounds leaving Galway lagging behind to take €10,000 for the south Monaghan club.

Rebel Vincent Hurley of Courcey Rovers GAA Club, Cork, clinched it in the last round of the hurling of the Sure Men Challenge beating off Kilkenny and Waterford to the €10,000.

Over the last few months Cork Hurling’s finest Seán Óg Ó hAilpín and Dublin football’s marksman Alan Brogan went head to head with 10 clubs throughout the country testing their skills and accuracy in front of goal with the five top scoring teams in the grand final at club championship venue Parnell Park with an eye on the big prize.

The final assessed each clubs finest sharpshooters on their skills, accuracy and ability to stay cool under pressure using specially developed Suremen Challenge accuracy screens.

The lucky teams who made it to the business end of the challenge were:

Football –  St Colmans Football Club, Galway and Latton O’Rahilly’s,  Monaghan.

Hurling –  Courcey Rovers Cork, Clashmore GAA Waterford and Emeralds GAA, Kilkenny.

The winning teams won €10,000 each, to spend on their clubhouse, pitch or a new kit for their club.

Pictured is Sean Og O hAilpin and Alan Brogan presenting the cheques to the winners  Vincent Hurley, second from right, of Courcey Rovers, Cork and football winner Brendan Lennon, from Latton O’Rahillys, Monaghan.

Picture: Paul Mohan / SPORTSFILE

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