Club notes

KILBRIDE Best wishes to our Ladies Football team who play in the Connacht Junior Final on Sunday against Sligo. Your support is sought on Sunday to rally on the team. See fixtures for the time the game takes place in Kilbride.  Best of luck to team and management. ORAN Oran is now through to the Mid South JFC Final after a one point win over St Josephs last week 1-5 to 1-4. Mike Monaghan got the Oran goal in 21st minute and Sean Gilleran got St Jospeh’s goal but Oran held on to win by the narrowest of margins.  We play Creggs in the final this Saturday in Ballyleague and would appreciate supporter. The  game throws in at 4.45pm. MICHAEL GLAVEYS   It was great year for the PW Plant & Tool Hire Intermediate team but it ended last Sunday in the county final. We had no complaint on the day and we wish St Domnics the best of luck in the Connacht championships. The club wants to thank the players, management, mentors and our sponsors who were so generous this year and also our supporters who travelled in such big numbers on Sunday last. Best wishes to our U-16 ladies in the county final against Kilglass Gaels this weekend. Deepest sympathy to the O’Malley Family, Cloonfad and to the Cregg Family, Ballinlough on their recent breavements. ROSCOMMON GAELS Our U-12 hurlers reached the county final by defeating Athleague/ Tremane on Sunday last. The county final is next Saturday. See fixtures for details. Our junior footballers play St Brigids next Saturday at 4.30pm in Kiltoom. Ladies minor football: Our ladies were beaten by Kilglass on Sunday last. Training as usual this week. Minor Hurling: Challenge match next weekend. U1-6 Hurling championship starts. U-12 hurling: team has qualified for the county A final with a great win over Athleague last Sunday. A brilliant performance by all. Thanks for support. Thanks also to our sponsors Tom Connolly & Sons, Roscommon Fireplace Centre and Edward Donnellan Menswear.  U-10 & U-8 Hurling: Castlerea blitz at end of this month. Training continues on Mondays Congratulations to Michael Ryan on his appointment as Roscommon U-21 manager. Sympathy: Vote of sympathy is extended to Hoare family Goff Street. ST. DOMINICS   Our Whelans sponsored team swept to Intermediate glory when they overcame Michael Glaveys in the Intermediate Football final. Tom Gately as Captain accepted the Cup from Vice-Chairman Pat Finneran and the victories panel travelled home by bus with victory bonfires in Rahara, Lecarrow and Knockcroghery. Well done to all concerned with this great success for Dominics, players, official’s management, sponsors Whelan Quarries and to John Corcoran for his contribution towards the aftermatch meal. Dominics will now go into a Connacht Championship in two weeks time where they will play the Galway Champions. Our U-21 team play Kilbride on Saturday 20 th October in Knockcroghery at 4.30pm. U-8 Football – Ultan Feely Cup-The Final of the Fair Tournament took place on Saturday last with St Brigids winning the Cup with a victory over St Dominics. The shield was won by Roscommon Gaels with a victory over Oran. John Feeley (nephew) presented the Cup to the winning St Brigids captain. Our beginners also enjoyed a fun match against Roscommon Gaels which ended in a draw. Many thanks to the referees on the day Michael Cox and Eddie Nestor and to the ladies for the refreshments U-10 football Fr Dennis Killeen Cup -The Final of the fair tournament took place on Saturday last with Clann na nGael winning the Cup with a victory over St Ciarans. The shield was won by St Dominics with a victory over Kilbride. Marina Dolan (niece) presented the Cup to the winning Clann captain. The Minor Ladies Championship starts next Sunday with an away match against Kilmore in Kilmore at 12 noon. We leave Knockcroghery pitch at 10.45am. U-12 ladies: St. Dominics emerged victorious against a spirited Roscommon Gaels team in the U-12 Ladies   Division 2B final.  The game was played at a cracking pace with early goals from St. Dominics giving them a lead that they never looked like losing Sympathy: The club offer its sympathy to the Middleton Family, Gailey and to the Hoare Family, Goff St Roscommon.   TULSK The intermediate team secured a place in the last 4 of the O’Gara cup last weekend, drawing 9 points each with Clann na nGael. The semi final is fixed for next weekend, check fixtures for details. Tickets for a night at the Dogs at Galway Greyhound Stadium on Saturday 1st December can be obtained from all finance committee members, 1st prize for the winning ticket is €2000 and with 5 prizes of €100 each.  The third quarterly 300-club draw has now been re-arranged. It will take place in Devine’s pub on Saturday 3rd November at 10.30pm.  The park committee again had the pitch in fine shape for the Junior B county final on Sunday, well done to all concerned. A club finance meeting will take place in the club rooms this Thursday evening at 9pm. Following the finance meeting on Thursday night there will be a general club meeting at 9:30 pm Anyone under 17 interested in taking part in Scor na nOg contact Alice Mannion on 094-9651041 as soon as possible, ST. FAITHLEACH’S U-21 Championship: We played Kilmore on Saturday last. Final Score St. Faithleachs 2-10 Kilmore 2-8. See fixtures for game next weekend.  Club Merchandise: There are a few Club T-shirts and Club Jackets still available, please contact Michael Cleary for details. KILGLASS GAELS   We only had one game this week, which was the first round of the girls’ minor championship against Roscommon Gaels. We won well on a score of 6-16 to 1-0. This weekend county final fever hits the club with two finals being played on the same day in different places. The U-16 girls game against Michael Glaveys will be at 2pm in either Ballintubber or Tulsk and the minor boys final will be at 4.30pm in Tarmonbarry. We wish all concerned the very best of luck in both games. A fancy dress ball will be held in the Shannon Key West hotel on 27th October. A great night is guaranteed and admission is €10. Music is by DJ Ronan.    ST. CROANS The intermediates played Glinsk in a challenge game, while the U-21’s did likewise and travelled to Mountbellew for their first outing of the year. The U-12 girls team were defeated by St. Ciarans in the division 1b county final on Saturday. Many thanks to the management team of Madeline O’Connell and Tom King for their hard work all season.  Lotto: Next weekend the lotto will be promoted by Tommy grogan and Benny O’Connell in Ballintubber and Padraic Conama, William Tiernan and Eamonn Ceannt in Ballymoe. Finally, a date for the diary