ST JOSEPH’S St. Joseph’s went down by a single point to Creggs in their opening game in the County Junior Championship. Team lined out as follows: Fintan McLoughlin, John Gilleran, Shane Gilleran, Stephen Reynolds (C), Niall Gillooly, Paul Gilleran, Colin McElvanney, John Gillooly (1-0), Fergal Towey, Ronan Beirne (0-3 F), Seán Gilleran (1-1), Chris Feeney, Declan Donlon, Dominic Gillooly (1-0), Brian Carroll. Subs Used: Thomas Gilleran, John O’Keeffe. Get Well Wishes to Fergal Towey and Fintan McLoughlin who were unfortunately injured during the game on Saturday. Training continues on Friday @ 8pm at Kilteevan pitch. Best Wishes to Vice-Captain Fergal Towey and Karen Batchelor who are getting married this weekend. Every good wish for your future together! ST. BARRY’S St. Barry’s drew with Kilmore in the O’Rourke Cup game played in Tarmonbarry last weekend. Final score St. Barry’s 2-10, Kilmore 2-10. Scorers for Barry’s Keith McGowan 1-1, Tony Fallon 1-0, Finbar McGowan 0-1, Ronan Mitchell 0-5, John Murtagh 0-2, Jonathan Harte 0-1. The next game is against Strokestown. Please support. Congratulations: We would like to congratulate all the winners in the recent Community Games. Attention all club members I am not receiving correspondence re under age and ladies football. Please text info to 086-8975006. You can also email me to firstname.lastname@example.org Sympathy: We extend sympathy to Elizabeth Kelly, Killinordan, Scramogue and Beatrice Deehan, North Yard, Scramogue on the death of their sister Kathleen Connor, who resided in England. RIP. ST MICHAEL’S Our intermediate team are due to have a league game against Castlerea in Ardcarne Park this weekend – see fixtures for details. Golf: The annual Golf Classic takes place on Saturday 9th June at Carrick-on-Shannon Golf Club. Team of 4 costs €200 and tee sponsorship is €150. Timesheet is available. ST. CROAN’S It was a case of three out of three on Sunday for St. Croans when all three teams in competitive action were victorious. The intermediate team defeated Boyle in the O’Gara cup. Final-score: 2-6 to 0-10. Panel: V Egan, J Hester, R Hynes, A Kelly, T Garvey, J Towey, D Cahill, D Cahill, T Mockler, G Mockler, L Maughan, J Connaughton, R Keenan, E Towey, M Towey, D Lannon, T Egan, R Collins, M Grogan, C Finan, J Smyth, G Leetch. The U-14’s beat Kilglass in Enfield in the U-14 league. Panel: C Malone, C Sirr, T Cooney, D Lannon, M Connaughton, K Keenan, R Timothy, P Leetch, K Keavney, S Smyth, M Mullen, K Smyth, D Malone, A Leetch, C Quinn, N Cooke. The U-12s had a convincing win, when they travelled to Ballinlough to play Michael Glaveys. PADRAIG PEARSES A great fund-raising night was held at the Galway Greyhound Stadium last Saturday night. Padraig Pearses would like to thank everybody who bought tickets. Leo Kenny Cup (Connacht League) Semi-Final: Pearses 1-10 St Aidans 1-9. Best for Pearses were Padraig Kelly, Paul Kelly, Niall Finneran, Joe Connell, Eana Ryan and Sean Fahy. O’Rourke Cup: Pearses 1-7 Castlerea 1-11. Next week’s fixtures (all to be confirmed): O’Rourke Cup Senior Football: Pearses Vs St Aidans, Friday 1 st June 7.45pm in Ballyforan. Junior Football championship: Pearses Vs Kilbride, Pairc an Piarsaigh. Senior Hurling championship: Pearses Vs Athleague Saturday June 2 nd 7.30pm in Athleague. U-14 League Football: Pearses Vs St Dominics, Thursday 31st May in Pairc an Piarsaigh 7.30pm. U-12 League Football: Pearses v Clann na nGael, Tuesday 5 th June in Pairc an Piarsaigh 7pm. The Padraig Pearses Golf Society’s next outing President’s Prize (Gerry McManus) on Friday June 1 st at Ballinasloe Golf Club. Tee is reserved from 2.30 – 4.15pm. Prizes will be presented in Pearses Clubhouse afterwards. NAOMH DOMINIC The Club wishes the best of luck to all those doing the Leaving and Junior Certs. Mass on Sunday in Knockcroghery at 11 O’clock will be especially for you. Highlights of the All-Ireland Scor Final can be seen on RTE on Friday at 7.30pm and again on Friday 8 th June at 7.30pm. A Meeting of the overall Executive will take place on Wednesday 6 th June at 9pm in the Meeting Room. Items to be included on the Agenda to be with Secretary before 4 th June. Reminder to all teams to book in matches and meetings with Michael Mullally. All Registrations must be in by Thursday 31 st May to be included in the confined Dominics Members Draw. Club Jackets and Bags are currently on sale (contact David o Connor) The Whelans Quarries sponsored Tansey Cup team picked up their first win of the season in Ballyforan last Saturday. Best for St. Dominics were Carney & Shine in defence and McKeown and Aidan Fallon up front while Padraig O’Connor worked tirelessly in midfield. TEAM: Seamus Gilleran; Padraig Carney; Declan Kilcline; Lorcan Shine; Ian Naughton; Sean Ridley; David Corcoran; Padraig O’Connor (0-1); Niall Naughton; Anthony Kelly (1-3, 3 frees); Tomas Gilleran (1-2, 1 free); Paddy Donnelly; Brian Kearney (0-1); Aidan Fallon (0-4, 1 ’45); Seamus McKeown (0-1); Subs: Trevor Brennan for Paddy Donnelly (h/t); Declan Brennan for Anthony Kelly (inj.). Training continues for our Beginners, U-8, U-10, and U-12 on Sunday Morning from 12 – 1 p.m. ROSCOMMON GAELS On 27 th , the Roscommon Gaels U-14 ladies contested and won our first county final of the year playing a determined and courageous Ballinameen team. We were victorious on scoreline of 5-12, to 1-3 with a strong wind at our backs. Our senior hurlers dug deep on Sunday last to overcome Four Roads in the championship, played in windy conditions in Athleague. Final score Roscommon Gaels 3-11, Four Roads 1-8 (see special report). We play St Dominics on Saturday evening next 2 nd June. Our U-12 hurlers play in a hurling tournament organised by Padraig Pearses in Woodmount next Saturday, June 2 nd . All players are asked to be at the Library at 10.30 am. U-16 Football Training continues on Friday evening at 6.30pm in CBS field. An important club executive meeting will take place tonight Thursday at 9.15pm. All members please attend. A very important meeting of our club members will be held in the Hyde Centre on Monday 4 th June at 9.15pm. As this is a very important meeting all club members are asked to attend. A youth Disco will take place in the Hyde Centre on Friday night next June 1 st . Dancing is from 10 – 12.45am. Admission is €8 and mineral bar only. The club extends sincere sympathy to the Mc Dermott family Ballygalda and the McDermott family, Ballinaheglish on their recent sad bereavements. St. Faithleach’s O’Rourke Cup: We play against Kilbride next weekend – see fixtures for details. Junior Championship: We played against Clann na nGael on Saturday last. Final Score St. Faithleachs 0-10 Clann na nGael 3-7. Team: S. Connor, A. Guinan, B. Scally, P. Cox (0-2), J. Brehon, P. Wallace, G. McGrath (0-2), A. Brehon (0-1), J. Leonard, P. Murray, K. Cox, B. Reynolds (0-4), D. Rooney, P.Murray (0-1), J. Hanly. Subs – M. Tarmey, F. McCormack. Fund-raising Draw: The first draw took place on 25th May 2007 in Rathcairn Community Centre. Congratulations to all our local winners. Many thanks to everyone who purchased tickets and to all our ticket sellers. A special word of thanks to Sean Cox for his hard work in organising this draw. Training continues as usual in St. Faithleachs pitch. KILGLASS GAELS Kilglass Gaels are off the mark already as the first bit of Silverware was won for 2007 in the girls U-14 Co Final against St Barrys. Our U-14 boys lost to St Coans on Sunday and also our U-12s lost to Kilmore in the league by two points in what was a very close game. Our junior team had a great win over Kilmore in the league on Friday evening last. The minor club is holding a draw for a family ticket for the up coming Roscommon game against Sligo in the club rooms on Friday night at 8pm the draw is restricted to paid up members. CLANN NA NGAEL Clann na nGael 5 – 9 St Faithleachs 0 – 10 The Clann na nGael Junior B team started their defence of the Junior B title with a hard fought win over St Faithleachs in Johnstown. Team scorers Phelim O’Neill, Shane Gavin, Fintan Kenny, Graham Petit, Cathal Kenny, Morgan Keena, Enon Gavin 0-2, Mark Whyte, Conor Duignan 0-3, Paul Whyte, Ross Naughton 1-2, Keith O’Neill, Fergal Shine 2-1, Ray Griffin 2-1 Subs: Padraig Seery, Niall Shine, Mark Shine, Alan Shine Clann na nGael 0 – 11 Shannon Gaels 1 – 15: The Clann na nGael 2 nd team traveled to Croghan on Sunday last to take on the home side in the O Gara Cup. Shannon Gaels took control in the second half to run out deserving winners. Team Scorers: Phelim O’Neill, Shane Gavin, Liam Og Naughten, Cathal Kenny, Ronan Gavin, Enda Fallon, Mark Killian, Emmet Rock, Daniel Harney, John Paul Dunning, Andy Carberry 0-3, Ronan Killian, Alan Dunne 0-1, Paul Bruce 0-1 Enda Kenny 0-5. Subs: Colin Nicholson, David Lennon 0-1, Ross Naughton, Brian Carr. The Clann na nGael senior team togged out to play Strokestown in the O’Gara cup on Saturday evening last, but Strokestown never turned up. Clann na nGael 5 – 13 Roscommon Gaels 2 – 0: The Clan na nGael U- 12 team traveled to Roscommon on Thursday evening last, to take on the home side in the first game of the league. The lads needed to be at their best to record a deserved win. Team: Aoron Shine, Colin Meehan, Martin Costello, Killeen Bannon, Richard Mc Manus, Patrick Harney, Shane Pettit, Jack Connaughton, Ultan Harney, Cian McManus, Rian McNamara, David Connaughton, Mark Nicholson, Cathal Callinan, Mark Shine, Eoin Forde, Fergal Lennon, Martin Flannery, Conor Lennon, Jason Naugthon, Ian Wall, Gary Mannion. The Clann na nGael B team played Roscommon Gaels on Thursday evening last, and they came away with 2 points after a hard fought victory. Team Shane Scally, Clive Kilroy, Conor Lennon, Jonathon Murray, Dylan Colgan, Ian Wall, Sean Lawlor, Gary Mannion, Sean Kenny, Dylan Earle, Declan Nugent, Evan Cunniffe, David Kildea, Cian Warby, Conor McAlery The club would like to congratulate the Drum-Clonown U-12 soccer team that won the U-12 community games last week. The club would like to congratulate Moore Utd on their fine work with their new extension, well done to all involved. The club is currently seeking a sponsor for the lotto. Anyone interested can contact any member of the committee. EIRE OG The club continues to hold weekly meetings on Thursday nights from 9 – 10 pm to put in place our development strategy and to make sure we can fund it. Please come along and have your input. U-8 and U-10 had their first outings this year with a visit to the St. Croan’s club. We would like to thank St. Croan’s for their hospitality and snacks for the players afterwards. U-12 team had a one-point victory over Elphin in their first outing of the year. Congratulations to Adrian and Olivia Doory on the birth of their baby daughter. The death took place following a short illness of Miss Bridie Doyle Loughglynn. To her family and friends we extend our sympathy. Best wishes to John Carty and Frankie Nolan who are both recovering from injury. All sponsored walk cards must be returned at club meeting Thursday night. MINOR KILBRIDE U-8/U-10-Training continues on Friday evenings at 6.30 at Four-Mile-House School pitch. U-10s training will be more "structured" once the Kilglass Gaels U-11 Tournament is over. The Kilbride boys and girls have reached the Final of this tournament. The Final takes place in Kilglass pitch on Thursday 31st May against Clonguish. All players be at Kilglass pitch at 6.45pm SHARP!!! All support welcome! U-12 training continues Monday, Wednesday and Fridays at 6.30pm. The U-12 League kicks off next week!! FIXTURE Tuesday 5th June, Kilbride V Tulsk, in Kilbride!! Parents, please watch texts on your mobiles – fixture subject to change. Players please bring your Birth Certificates Friday. Parents make sure we have your mobile number. Our U-14 team travelled to Strokestown last week. Half-time saw level scores, however, Kilbride ran out convincing winners at the heel of the hunt. Friday 1st June should see Kilbride take on St. Aidans. Results next week. Well done to Roxboro NS who have progressed to the quarter finals of the 3/4 Teacher Schools Competition! ALSO – well done to Conor, Tiernan and Gavin who were on the Ballyboro (Lanesboro/Ballyleague) team who won Longford & District U-13 Soccer Div 1 Cup last Sunday. STROKESTOWN Our U-14 team had two outings in the past week against Shannon Gaels and Kilbride. They lost to Shannon Gaels 3-7 to 3-5 and to Kilbride 2-9 to 2-4. Team: Patrick McHugh, Cian Gibbons, Fred Dolan, Edward Cosgrove, Chris Perrin, Thomas Hanley, John Beirne, Thomas Corcoran, Justin Murphy, Michael Hagan, Niall Curley, Kevin Finn, Cathal Compton, Donnacha Crosbie, Cathal McHugh, Darren Galvin, Daniel Kennedy, Michael Lannon. Scorers versus Shannon Gaels: Kevin Finn 1-1, Darren Galvin 1-0, Thomas Corcoran 1-0, Cathal Compton 0-3, Cathal McHugh 0-1. Scorers: Kevin Finn 1-2, Cathal McHugh 1-0, Darren Galvin 0-1, and Thomas Corcoran 0-1. They play Castlerea in Castlerea on this Thursday at 7.30. The U-12 team got their league campaign off to a successful start against Castlerea on Sunday with a good team performance and a merited win. Team: Jonathan Egan, Eoin Kelly, David Neary, Paul Diffley, Keelan Beirne, Sean Mullooley 1-1, Jason Owens, Cathal Compton 1-6, Michael Fallon 2-0, Conor Kelly, Diarmuid McGann 0-4, Martin Shanagher, Ryan McKay 1-1, Evan O’Beirne, Luke Corcoran, Aaron Beirne, Brian Neary, Adam Mullooley, Their next game is against Boyle on Tuesday 5 th . June. Everyone is asked to get behind the present fundraising effort for the new grounds development by supporting the 4 peaks challenge ST BRIGID’S: Our U-12 team had their first outing in the league on Sunday last against Padraig Pearses. Final score 4-10 to 1-7. Panel: Cian Gormley, Charlie Smullen, Killian O’Donnell, Darren Monaghan, Eamon Cunnane, Shane Mannion, Conor MacNeice, Eoin Gleeson, Martin Nolan, Conal O’Brien, Stephen Loftus, Sean McBrearty, Robert Shine, Ross Flanagan, Conor Quinn, Robert Fallon, Conor Mee, Niall Ryan, Mark Daly, Alan Daly, Conor Gleeson, John Drummond, Adam Gavin, Ronan Colgan, Diarmuid Colgan, John Cunningham, Keith Dolan, Jason Nestor, Seamus Connolly. Our next league game is in Hyde Park V Roscommon Gaels, on Tuesday, June 5 th at 7p.m. LADIES ST MARYS Congrats to the U-14s who drew in their County Final against Clann na nGael. A draw was the fairest way to end such a sporting competition. As yet there is no fixture made for a replay but check the ladies fixtures. A meeting is being held Friday evening in the clubhouse at 9pm. All mentors and officials are asked to attend. BALLYMOE The annual summer outing for the Ballymoe Ladies Club takes place on the 11th July. This year we will travel to Mayo and Connemara, with an overnight stay in the Castlecourt Hotel Westport. We will have two days of relaxation, music and shopping with a boat trip on Ireland’s only fjord off Killary Harbour. To ensure your place please give your name to Assumpta Ward at (094) 96 55021 before 13th June.