Friday, 31 October 2014

Club notes

ST. DOMINIC’S 

The monthly football Meeting takes place on Tuesday 4th September at 9 pm in the Meeting Room.

A meeting of the Sponsorship Committee takes place on Thursday (tonight) 30th at 9.30 pm in the Meeting Room. Each Committee must be represented. Again many thanks to the sponsors who have come on board. Well done to Eddie Miley on winning the Captain’s prize at Roscommon Golf Club at the weekend. Jackets and Bags are now available from David O’Connor

IFC: St. Dominic’s made heavy weather of this game to progress to the quarter-finals. 

U16: Our U16 team had an impressive win over Elphin in the 1st round of the championship by 3-17 to 4-5. Training continues on Friday at 7 pm. Ladies Football training: We play Shannon Gaels in Knockcroghery on Saturday 1st September at 7 pm. U12: The U-12 girls lost to St. Ciaran’s on Sunday last. The final score was 2-1 to 10 points. U12 Camógie: We would like to wish our U-12 camógie team the best of luck in the county final on Saturday. We have reached the A county final of the U-12 camógie championship and take on Athleague on Saturday next in Knockcroghery at 1 pm. 

Junior Camógie: We defeated East Mayo last Monday in our second game of the junior camógie championship. We play Oran on Sunday morning next in Knockcroghery. Training continues for all junior and U-18 players on Thursday at 8 pm. U12: It was a great week for our U12 football team in the Championship. On Friday evening we had a good win over St. Ciaran’s and on Sunday morning last we had a hard earned two-point win over a very good Western Gaels side. Our next match is on Sunday morning.

U10: Our U10 football team had a challenge game against St. Brigid’s on Sunday morning last. Training continues on Sunday mornings at 12.30 pm.

Training continues for our beginners, U8, U10 and U12 on Sunday morning from 12.30 - 1.30 pm.


ST. BARRY’S

Our ladies U16s had another good win recently, beating Padraig Pearse’s. Final score St. Barry’s 5-6 Padraig Pearse’s 5-5. Congratulations to all concerned.

Junior: Barry’s had a comprehensive win over Kilmore in the Junior Championship recently. Our lads are in the final against Kilglass, and this game will take place in late September. 

Mass for deceased members of the club will take place on Friday 7th September at 8 pm. The Mass will take place in the clubhouse. A social night will also take place on the night.

Sympathy: We extend sympathy to the Conroy family on the death of Mary Alice Conroy, Kilbarry. May she rest in peace.


TULSK

Our intermediate team play Croan’s in the championship quarter-final (6 pm in Castlerea) on Saturday evening. A large crowd is expected. Best of luck.

Tulsk Junior team beat Kilglass in the final championship group match on Sunday last. They are now in the northern semi final. Tulsk Minors drew with Western Gaels at the weekend and must meet them again in two week’s time.

All Ireland raffle ticket results: 1st prize - two football final tickets - Aodhfionn Beirne; 2nd prize - two hurling final tickets - Sean Mulligan; 3rd prize - one hurling final ticket - Tommie Donnellan; 4th prize - €20 - Martin Flanagan. Tulsk GAA wishes to thank Tommie Kenoy for providing the tickets. We wish to thank all of the finance committee and sellers, J. Donoghue, E. Donoghue, F. Burke, J. Dooley and J. Mannion and all at Jimmy Lee’s pub in Newcastle West, Limerick. On Sunday our U16s play St Brigid’s in the semi final at 3 pm in Tulsk. 


FUERTY

Our Intermediate team went down by a single point to St. Dominic’s in Mulhern Park on Saturday. We now face a relegation play-off match in the near future. Thanks to stewards and helpers on the day. Please see match report. Training continues Friday at 8 pm for all players.


KILGLASS GAELS 

It was the busiest week of the year for the club with seven teams taking the field over seven days, with four wins and one draw. On Monday evening last our Intermediate ladies team played Éire Óg in Loughglynn it was a tough game, which ended up in a draw, thanks to the boot of Louise Tully. 

On Tuesday last our U16 team played Kilmore in the first round in Kilglass. Although Kilglass was the slower of the two teams to start, they rallied in the second half, with great scores from man of the match Leo Cox, scoring 1-2, but yet again it was going to be the boot of another Tully, this time Gavin, to save the day and kick a massive point. Final score Kilglass Gaels 1-8 Kilmore 0-10.

On Thursday evening our U12 boys travelled to Johnstown for their second round championship game against Clann na nGael and the young Kilglass boys and girls were convincing winners. Final score in Kilglass 3-20 Clann na nGael 2-5. 

On Friday evening in Kilglass our minors took to the field in the minor championship against St Ronan’s. Final score Kilglass 6-15 St. Ronan’s 1-4. 

On Saturday evening our intermediate ladies took the field yet again against Castlerea. Final score Kilglass 2-13 Castlerea 1-5.

On Sunday our Junior Bs bowed out of the championship.  Final score Tulsk 2-14 Kilglass 0-4. The Junior B team would like to thank the management team of John Gilroy, Tommy Deehan, Seamus Cox and especially Seamus Nugent for their effort and commitment.  

The minor club arranged a trip to Croke Park for the U11s. It was a great day and we would like to thank Anthony Mahady for his hard work and time. 

Well done to Francis McCormack and Natalie McHugh who competed in Mosney in the Community Games All Ireland final. 

All Ireland: The club is raffling one hurling and one football ticket for this year’s All-Ireland. Tickets €2 each or 3 for €5 and are available from club members and retail outlets. Draw takes place in Cox’s on Friday 31st August. A meeting of the Ladies Minor team will be held in clubrooms on Thursday 30th at 7 pm sharp. Anyone who cannot attend, please contact Niall Kilcrann.

You’re a Star: Kilglass Gaels minor club presents ‘You’re a Star’ on 21st September in Kon Tiki. Can all those interested in taking part please contact Niall Kilcrann on  (087) 7640679 before 15th September. 

Bingo: Please note that from Saturday 1st September, Bingo will take place in Bornacoola Community Centre until further notice. Come along – your luck might just be in


ST. FAITHLEACH'S 

Senior Championship: We play against Elphin on Sunday next in the quarter final. See fixtures for time and venue. Best of luck to the players and all involved. Junior Championship: See fixtures for game next weekend.

Ladies Junior B Championship: We played Shannon Gaels on Saturday last in Croghan. The game ended in a draw. Next game on Sunday in Ballyleague.

U-12 Championship: Our next game is against Elphin on Wednesday 5th September at 7pm in Ballyleague. Training continues as usual in St. Faithleach’s pitch.


CLANN NA NGAEL

The Clann na nGael Junior A team played St. Joseph’s in the mid south Junior A championship, in Knockcroghery on Saturday evening last. Final score Clann na nGael 0–4 St. Joseph’s 0–7. The Clann senior team is playing Kilbride in a relegation play-off on Saturday evening next in Knockcroghery at 6pm. A large crowd is expected.

Clann na nGael U8s took on Ballinasloe on Sunday morning last in Johnstown. The lads produced some fine football and a goal scoring blitz in the second half secured a deserved victory.

Fixtures: Friday August 31st U12 Div 1 Clann na nGael v Strokestown in Johnstown at 7 pm; U12 Div 4 Clann na nGael v Ballinameen in Ballinameen at 7 pm; Sunday September 2nd Junior A Championship Clann na nGael v Creggs in Ballyleague at 1.30 pm; Monday September 4th ACC U10 League A Final Clann na nGael v Padraig Pearse’s in Johnstown at 6.45 pm.


CASTLEREA ST. KEVIN’S

O’Gara Cup: Our Clasby Beale Associates-sponsored intermediate team lost to St. Ronan’s in Ballyfarnon on Saturday last on a score of Castlerea St. Kevin’s 2 – 6, St. Ronan’s 0 – 14. 

Seniors: Our Gilmartin’s Cash & Carry-sponsored senior team take on local rivals Western Gaels in the Ruby Oil senior championship relegation game on Saturday 1st September in Elphin at 4 pm.

Our Clasby Beale Associates-sponsored intermediate team will play local rivals Éire Óg in the quarter finals of the Roscommon Herald intermediate championship in Ballinlough on Saturday evening 8th September.


BOYLE 

The Intermediates drew in a tight match in the Championship last Saturday against Michael Glavey’s. The U16s had a good win against Michael Glavey’s last Friday evening. The U12s also had a good win in the Championship last Sunday against St. Brigid’s. Final Score: Boyle 1-6. St. Brigid’s 0-5. Next match on Sunday September 1st in the Abbey Park at 12 noon against Castlerea. Players to assemble at 11.15 am. There will be a Special Meeting for all Club Members in September to discuss future plans. More details later.


KILMORE GAA

Our Senior team sponsored by Denis Flynn of Hillstreet Quarries will play Padraig Pearse’s in the quarter-final of the Senior Championship on Saturday 1st September in Hyde Park at 6 pm. We are asking for your support on this big occasion for the club.

The Minor team had a great win over Shannon Gaels on Friday evening last 2-14 to 1-10.

Joe McEvoy & Jim King are organising a Golf Classic in Strokestown Golf Club on Friday 31st & Saturday 1st September as part of their fund-raising campaign. Teams €200 or sponsorship of €100. Any person wishing to play in this classic or sponsor the event should contact either Joe at (086) 6056111 or Jim at (086) 6058384. There will be a presentation and music in the Golf Club on Saturday night at 10 pm.

The Club is organising a draw for four All-Ireland tickets. Tickets will be on sale at the weekend from all executive members. 


ST JOSEPH’S 

A hard fought JFC game in Ballyforan on Wednesday saw St. Joseph's edge out St. Aidan's on a score line of 2-9 to 0-8. 

Following this game the draw for the play-offs saw us pitted against Clann na nGael on Saturday evening in Knockcroghery, with the losing team down to play Creggs. St. Joseph's qualified for the Mid-South semi-final with a hard earned win over a very strong Clann na nGael team. 

Congratulations to club player Thomas Gilleran on his excellent Leaving Certificate results. Best of luck with your studies in Dublin Thomas!


ST. CROAN’S

The intermediate team travelled to Kiltoom on Saturday evening last to play St. Brigid’s in the O’Gara cup. St. Croan’s were convincing winners on a score of 2-11 to 0-8. 

The Juniors were due to play Ballinameen in the final game of the league on Sunday, however Ballinameen conceded. With a full complement of points they are now in the league semi-final. 

The U14 team put on another great performance to defeat St. Michaels in the league semi-final on Thursday evening. The final, against Eire Óg will be played in the near future. 

The intermediates will play neighbours Tulsk in the Championship quarter final on Saturday next at 6:30 pm in Castlerea. Please support.


ST BRIGID’S

Our Permanent TSB-sponsored Intermediate team lost out to a much stronger St. Croan’s outfit on Saturday last in Kiltoom. Final Score St. Brigid’s 0-8 St. Croan’s 2-10.

St. Brigid’s U-16 team had a well-deserved win against favourites Padraig Pearse’s on Friday evening in Woodmount. Final score St. Brigid’s 3–5 Padraig Pearse’s 1-7. 

Anyone travelling to Cape Town on the Club Holiday January next will need to have their deposits paid by 31st August to Ray Nestor or Frankie Dolan.

Annual Golf Classic takes place next Friday in Athlone Golf Club, Contact PJ Martin re time sheet

The Annual BBQ fundraiser run by the Senior Men Players takes place on September 15th in the Clubhouse. Tickets are €20 each available from any Senior Player or committee member.

Our Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored Seniors play Strokestown in the quarter final of the Senior Championship in Knockcroghery on Sunday evening next 2nd September at 6 pm. 


ST MICHAEL’S 

The intermediate team play Michael Glavey’s in the championship quarter final on Saturday evening next, September 1st in Elphin. See fixtures for time of game.

Despite a courageous and skillful performance the U14s were beaten by a stronger St. Croan’s team in their league semi-final. Thanks to the mentors and players of this team for their effort and commitment.

Congratulations and best wishes to PJ Regan and Mary McHugh who got married on Saturday last.


ELPHIN

All roads lead to Castlerea this Sunday evening as our Finnerty Heating and Plumbing-sponsored senior team take on St. Faithleach’s in the quarter final of the championship. This is the most important game of the year to date, so we would ask everybody to please support the team if at all possible. There was no winner in last week’s club lotto. The €25 winners were Mick O’Hara, Ronan Glancy, Myles Walsh and John Gannon.


STROKESTOWN

All roads lead to Knockcroghery next Sunday evening after our senior team play reigning County and Connacht Champions St. Brigid’s at 6 p.m. in the quarter final of the championship. The club wishes the players and management who have prepared well for this game the best of luck and urges all supporters to come along and support the team.


ROSCOMMON GAELS

The Senior hurling team progressed to the semi-final stage of the championship with a well deserved win over Padraig Pearse’s on a score line of 1-12 to 0-12. Well done to everybody concerned. Our Senior footballers play in the quarter final of the Ruby Oil sponsored championship on Sunday next, 2nd September in Johnstown against St. Aidan’s at 1.30 pm. Supporters would be welcome. Training continues on Friday at 7.30 pm in the Hyde. Our Roscommon Gaels U15 Ladies team had great wins over St. Croan’s and Oran in the last two weeks. Our Senior Ladies team played Michael Glavey’s in the Senior championship on Sunday last. This was a great game of football with the Gaels playing with great heart and tenacity and were winners on a score line of 2-9 to 2-7. Well done to the team and management alike. Our next game is against St. Brigid’s next Sunday in Kiltoom. Club jackets and t-shirts will be available for the players in the next few weeks. Our minor team play Elphin next weekend in the Minor championship. Time and venue to be decided (see fixtures). Training continues as arranged during the week. Our U-16 footballers play Clann na Gael or St. Ciaran’s on Friday evening next, 31st August. Venue and time to be decided (see fixtures). Training continues as arranged during the week. Training continues for the U12 panel on Thursday at 7 pm in the Hyde.


HURLING


ORAN

On Friday last Oran had a good win over Clonguish in the U12 hurling championship in a great game of hurling played in ideal conditions in Rockfield. Oran lost to Athleague/Tremane by 1-3 to 1-1 in the first round. The U16 team will have a championship match this week. In the Senior Championship Oran kept their hopes alive with a vital win over Four Roads on Sunday last. 


CAMOGIE


ATHLEAGUE

The U12 team are into the U12A final on Saturday against St. Dominic’s. The final will be played in Knockcroghery at 1 pm sharp. The B Final between Four Roads and Padraig Pearse’s will precede it at 12 noon.

Training for the team continues on Thursday evening at 6.30 pm sharp in Athleague pitch. All 41 members are requested to come along, as the panel will be presented with football socks prior to the final. The support of the parents is requested.

The U18 team had their first victory in this year’s championship on Saturday evening last when they defeated Four Roads on the scoreline of 1-8 pts to 0-7. 


LADIES


FOUR ROADS 

This week we were unfortunate not to win any game that we were involved in. Junior Semi final on Sunday September 2nd, see ladies football fixtures for venue and opposition. We would like to congratulate all who partook in the annual events in Mosney, in particular Linda Carty and Maria Lohan, members of our club. Congrats to Ciara Clogher who was involved in the All Ireland Fleadh competition in Tullamore last weekend.


STROKESTOWN

The U12 girls had a good win against Boyle last Wednesday evening on a score of 5-3 to 3-4. Junior Ladies training will be on Thursday at 7.30pm on Strokestown pitch.