Junior A Championship: Pearses 0-12 Kilbride 1-3. Pearses Junior footballer’s retained their interest in this year’s competition with a six point win over Kilbride last Saturday afternoon. Best for Pearses were Padraig Kelly and Vinny Costelloe in defence, Ollie Brooks in midfield and Joe Connell, Eanna Ryan and Emmett Kelly in the forwards.
O’Rourke Cup: Pearses 0-9 St Aidans 0-9. Pearses were denied victory by a last minute free in a match played in poor conditions in Ballyforan last Saturday evening. Best for Pearses were Paul Duke, Declan Duff and Damian Donnellan in defence and Pat O’Connell in midfield.
Senior Hurling Championship: Pearses 0-12 Athleague 2-10.
Fixtures (all to be confirmed): Junior Football League: Pearses v St Aidans, Saturday 9th June 8 pm in Pairc an Piarsaigh; Senior Hurling championship: Pearses v Four Roads Sunday June 10th 1.30pm in Athleague
Golf Society: The Padraig Pearses Golf Society’s President’s Prize (Gerry McManus) had a very successful day last Friday June 1st at Ballinasloe Golf Club. The winner was PJ Sweeney with 43 points.
Meeting: There will be a club members meeting on Friday 15th June at 9.30 pm. Please attend.
The senior hurlers had a great win over St Domnics in the championship last Sunday. They play Tremane next Sunday in Athleague at 3pm.
Training for senior players takes place every Tuesday night at St Comans Park at 7.30 pm.
The O Rourke Cup game between the Gaels and Elphin has been re-fixed for Wednesday 13th June at 8.15pm in Elphin.
The U-14 footballers were beaten by Boyle. Training continues at the VEC pitch on Tuesdays at 7pm.
U-16 training continues on Wednesdays and Fridays at the CBS pitch at 6.30pm.
Ladies footbvall U-10 and U-12 training at Hyde Park every Saturday morning from 11.45 - 1pm. Please attend.
Sunday Lunch with The Gaels: On Sunday 17th June the club are organising a special fund-raising lunch at the Farmers Market, The Square from 12.30 - 2.30pm. Tickets are € 20 each, available from any club officer or finance committee member. Profits in aid of the new pitch development.
Underage Notes: Minor Hurling - Good luck to all the lads sitting exams. You are welcome to senior training if you need a break from the study!
Under 15/16 Hurling: Training every Wednesday at 7pm in the CBS Pitch.
Under 12/13 Hurling: Training every Friday from 7-8:30pm in the Hyde. There is an U-13 blitz in Galway in a few weeks so all U-13 players should attend. U-12 home challenge game next Sunday - details at training.
The Under 12 squad put in a great performance at the recent Connacht Ground Hurling Blitz in Woodmount on Saturday 26th May. Team 2 were beaten by Castlebar in their final while Team 1 narrowly lost by 1 point
after extra time to Toreen in their semi final. Well done to all the players
Under 10 and U-8 Hurling: Training continues every Monday at 6:30pm in the CBS pitch. Hurleys and Helmets available to purchase for all age groups at
Training: Tuesday - Rooskey Transport U-16’s at 7.30p.m; Monday: U-12 & U-14 Girls at 6.30p.m. U-12 boys at 7p.m. U-14 boys at 8p.m; Wednesday: U-16 Girls at 7p.m; Thursday: B Feeney Minor Boys Training at 8p.m; Friday: U-10 & U-11 training resumes on Fridays at 7p.m.
Meetings: Minor Club meeting on Tuesday 12th: Important meeting in clubrooms at 9pm. Main item is Féile and all host family representatives are asked to attend.
Congratulations to our U-14 girls who won the County Final last weekend and to Jillian Cunningham who was awarded “Player of the Match”. Well done ladies!!
Tour of Croke Park: The minor club is planning a tour of Croke Park
for U-11’s. The proposed date is Saturday 25th August. More details in the
“Mock Wedding” Presentation Night to all Cast Members in Cox’s on
Friday 15th June. Copy of ‘Wedding’ DVD will be on sale on the night at
€20. Music & Refreshments.
Kilglass Gaels U-10s will take part in a mini blitz on Sunday in
Kilmore for the opening of their new development and the president of
the GAA will be present to present them with medals of participation.
Highlights of the All-Ireland Scor Final can be seen on R.T.E.on this Friday 8th June at 7.30pm
A Reminder to all teams that they must book matches and meetings with Michael Mullally.
Meeting: The Monthly Meeting of the Senior Football Club takes place on Tuesday Night 12th June at 9pm in the Meeting Room. All Members please attend.
Senior Hurlers: Our P Walsh sponsored Senior Hurlers suffered their second defeat of the Championship when they were beaten by a fitter and sharper Roscommon Gaels in Athleague on Saturday last .We now need to Win two of our remaining Games to secure a semi-final spot.
Senior Footballers: The Whelans Quarries sponsored Senior Footballers fell short against Kilmore on Sunday. Team: Mark Miley; Trevor Brennan; Sean Ridley; Andrew Grady; David Corcoran; Padraig Naughton; Anthony Naughton; Arthur Beades; Paul Dolan; Paul Dolan; Conor Fallon; Brian Kearney; Tom Gately; Tomas Gilleran; Seamus McKeown;
Junior: The Whelans Quarries sponsored junior team were defeated by an excellent Elphin team on Sunday afternoon. Team - Paul Dolan; Padraig Carney; Declan Kilcline; Lorcan Shine; Ian Naughton; Sean Ridley; Eanna Connaughton; Micheal Brehony; Paddy Donnelly; Brian Kearney; Trevor Brennan; Trevor Brennan; Gordon O'Connor; Ciaran Hunt; Seamus McKeown; Subs: Padraig Naughton for Micheal Brehony; Anthony Naughton for Paul Dolan; David O'Connor for Eanna Connaughton; Andrew Grady for B Kearney James Kelly for P Donnelly.
U-14s: Our Div 1 U-14 team had a great victory over Padraig Pearses in Woodmount. This victory guarantees a semi-final. This was a great team performance and the team seem to be improving with every match. On Thursday we play our final game against Clann na nGael in Knockcroghery at 7.30pm.
Our Div 3 team play Kilglass on Saturday evening at 7pm in Knockcroghery. All Players for this match be at Pitch at 6.30pm.
Our Community Games team play Douglas Hyde in Kilbride at 12 noon on Saturday. All players please meet at Knockcroghery Pitch at 11.10am.
Training continues for our Beginners, U-8, U-10 and U-12 on Sunday Morning from 12 - 1pm.
Sympathy: The Club offers its sympathy to Ellen and Leo Kenny, Ballagh on the death of Ellen’s Father John Mullen.
The 2nd 300 club draw took place in Canny’s on Saturday night and the winners were; 1st Prize of a 42" plasma TV was won by former player David Cryan. While
2nd Prize of €500 was scooped by Anne Marie Crean, Gorthnasilla. Ian Tighe Ardakillan won €250 and Christopher Jones, Sean Collins, Michael Keane, Gerry Miley, P Hennigan and Padraig Beirne all won €100. All had a great night and the club would like to thank Stephen and Margaret Canny for their hospitality.
See fixtures for games next weekend.
Training continues as usual in St. Faithleachs pitch.
Good Luck: We wish every success to all the students of our Parish who are sitting their Leaving & Junior Certificate examinations.
Sympathy: The Club extends deepest sympathy to Josie Best on the death of her brother Joe Kennedy, Roscrea.
A panel of 26 travelled to the U- 10 blitz hosted by Boyle recently. In the opening game the team were well beaten by a very strong Boyle outfit. Strong individual performances backed up with determination from the entire panel, many of whom were debutants in the green and red yielded a narrow victory against Elphin. On Wednesday last the team defeated St Ronans.
This team has also been invited to play in an U-10 tournament in Kilmore on Sunday June 10th at 2.30 p.m.
U-14: Our U-14’s lost to a very strong Eire Og outfit on Thursday last. Next U-14 game is at home v Kilmore on Thursday at 7.30 p.m.
Intermediate: Our intermediate team had a comprehensive win over Castlerea in Ardcarne Park on Monday in the league and we will now play in the promotion section when the league resumes.
Good luck to all our U-16s and minors who have started exams and also congratulations and best wishes to current intermediate sponsor Joe Tansey and his bride-to-be Niamh McGovern on their wedding.
Éire Óg U-14s played a very entertaining game against St. Michaels on Thursday last and after a strong start from St Michaels Eire Og took control. Panel: K Henry, S Hester, E Flanagan, S Clarke, D Barron, E O Brien, B Webb, J Finan, J Flanagan, S Jordan, C Scally, C Lavin, G Nolan, J Dolan, L Keenan, E Cahill.
Best wishes to James Finan who received an injury while putting in a man of the match performance.
Work has started on the new clubhouse.
Sympathy: Club extends sincere sympathy to the Nolan Family, Errit on their recent bereavement.
CASTLEREA ST KEVIN'S
We extend sincere sympathy to the Duggan Family, Ballindrimley, on the death of Martin's mother in Bekan, Ballyhaunis during the week.
O’Rourke: No O'Rourke Cup game this weekend; we have only three remaining games in the O'Rourke Cup, away to St Aidan's and St Brigid's and at home to Kilmore.
Congratulations to Kieran McDermott, Cloontarsna on his recent marriage.
The U-14’s travelled to Ballyfarnon to play St. Ronan’s recently. This was a very competitive match and the home side tightly contested. Despite some pressure Croans were on top at the whistle. Panel: N Cook, D Lannon, T Cooney, M Mullen, M Connaughton, K Keenan, R Timothy, P Leetch, C Malone, S Smyth, K Smyth, K Keavney, A Leetch, C Quinn and A Cahill.
The U-8 & U-10-were in action recently when they hosted and travelled to Eire Óg. The club would like to thank Eire Óg for their hospitality and sportsmanship in both games and also the referees Joe Healy in Enfield and Tony Coleman and Pat Doory in Loughglynn. Panel: S O’Toole, R Cunniffe, M Farrell, N Mulhern, E Mulhern, R Thompson, L Malone, R Finan, D Gunning, M Kilcommins, A Conneran, D Muldoon, J Gunning, J Egan, M Tarmey, T Hogan, P Mulhair, O Kenny, N Cunniffe, S Hughes, A Glancy, J Egan, J Stapelton, J Regan, R Timothy, A Treacy & E Glancy.
The Club would like to congratulate it’s players R. Timothy and S. Smyth on their Student of the Year awards and A. Grogan on his Junior Footballer of the year award at the recent Castlerea Community School awards ceremony. Also the club would like to congratulate the 2nd years involved in the school’s Connacht championship win.
The U-14 boys had a good win against Roscommon Gaels last Thursday evening. In a great all round display Jake McCrann took some fine scores early in the game. Final League game is on Thursday 7th in Ballinlough against old rivals Michael Glaveys.
Training for all U-12 players commences on Thursday evening, 7th June 2007 at 7pm sharp in Athleague pitch. All players under 12 on 1st January 2007 are requested to come along. The first game in this year’s championship is on weekend of 7th July, 2007 away to Padraig Pearses. Any new players interested in joining the Club are requested to bring along a copy of their Birth Certificate and Membership Fee of €25.
The Club would like to wish a speedy recovery to U-14 and U-16 Star, Ciara Kelly who was injured in the County U-14 football final last weekend.
Training next Saturday evening at 6.30 In Strokestown pitch. It is important that everyone interested in playing makes an effort to come to all trainings held.