club notes roundup

PADRAIG PEARSES U-16 League Final : Pearses 0-16 Roscommon Gaels 0-9: Pearses U-16’s produced a great display to defeat Roscommon Gaels to claim the league title. Best for Pearses were David Dolan, Shane Mulvey, Stephen McManus, Niall Daly, Eamonn Donoghue, Aaron Fehilly, and Sean Ryan. Congratulations to Pat Daly and his management team.   U-21: A young and inexperienced U-21 side bowed out of the Football Championship with defeat to a strong Elphin team on Sunday last. 25 th Anniversary: The club is to hold a 25th anniversary on Saturday night 20th October for the County Minor Football Champions of 1982. For further information contact Ronnie Dooley on 087-7767448, Seamus Clogher 087-1258849 or Rory Curley at 087-6476200.             MICHAEL GLAVEYS The PW Plant Hire sponsored Intermediate team play St Domnics in the county final on Sunday. It was 1985 since the club was last in the final of the IFC. A special appeal to all for their support on Sunday.             Our ladies team were beaten by Clann na nGael in the Shield final by 2-10 to 0-6 at the weekend. Well done to all concerned and a speedy recovery to K. Brady who was injured during the game.             ST. CIARAN’S Minors bounce back: St Ciaran’s minor team got a good win over Eire Og on Sunday afternoon last. Before the game started there was a dignified minute’s silence for the recently deceased Patricia Burke, mother of one of our players. (Our thanks to Eire Og and match officials in this regard). Final score St. Ciaran’s 4-16 Eire Og 1-4.             The Club wishes to express its gratitude to all who supported us, in both sponsorship and in good-will terms, for our participation in the Championship Final.   ST DOMNICS Our Intermediate Football team play in the County Final on Sunday (14th) against Michael Glaveys in Athleague at 1.30pm. We would ask for support for flags and bunting.             We played Roscommon Gaels in the O’Rourke Cup. Despite getting off to a good start the Gaels overpowered us in the second half and won by 5 pts.             Congratulations yet again to our U-10s who won the Ownsie Hoare Cup in Hyde Park on Saturday last. Dominics defeated a strong St Brigids side in the semi-final and beat a very skilful Roscommon Gaels team in the Final. We would like to thank Roscommon Gaels for inviting us to this very enjoyable annual Tournament.             The Finals of the U-8 Cup Fair Tournament will take place on Saturday in Knockcroghery at 12 noon. Teams involved Dominics, Brigids, Roscommon Gaels and Oran.             The U- 10 Finals will take place Saturday at 10.30 am. Teams involved Dominics, Clann na nGael, St Ciarans and Kilbride.             The Minor lady Championship starts in a couple of weeks. This year we will be playing in the 9 a side group with a panel of 14 players. Please contact Bernie Kilcline if interested in playing.             U-12 girls beat Michael Glaveys and are now through to the final on Saturday. All players are asked to attend.                         TULSK The club is organising a night out on Saturday 1st December in Galway Greyhound Stadium. Tickets €20 each to include entrance to the races. There will be a further 5 additional lucky dip prizes of €100 each. Transport will be arranged from Tulsk. 4-course meal available at the stadium. Everybody is welcome to attend but if you are unable to attend you can purchase a €20 ticket to be in the draw for the prizes of €2,500. We would like to invite anyone who may wish to sponsor in any way any part of the event, i.e. the main race, prizes, race book, transport, etc to contact Steve Fahey on 086-8479780 or Barry Miley on 087-2226902. We thank you for your support.             The 300-club draw last weekend was called off as a mark of respect to the late Danny Hynes it will be rescheduled shortly.   ST. FAITHLEACH’S Many thanks to all our sponsors for the County Final – Ollie Kelly Fabrication, Sean Kelly Construction, Micky Kelly, Vincent McGowan Fabrication, Gerry Byrne & Dympna Trautt, M.F.P Ltd. E.S.B. Lanesboro. Joe O’Brien, Steve Ormsby & Declan Browne, Clarkes Pub. John McCormack Taxi. M. Flynn Car Sales. James Irwin Construction. Irish Pallet Systems. John Ryan, Ross Wood Floors. Paul Enright. Michael Sorohan. Ray Deegan, Lakeview Services. Ruebens Sports Catering, Noel Moran, Power Drinks. Connolly Racing, Maire Donlon. Meal also sponsored.             Congrats to the three winners in our Forecast the Score, all forecast the correct score and share the prize.             Fund-raising Draw – Congrats to all the winners of our Fund-raising draw. Tansey Cup : We played Kilbride on Saturday last. Final Score St. Faithleachs 0-12 Kilbride 0-3. U-21 Championship : Next weekend we play Kilmore – See fixtures for details. Congratulations: To Martin Reynolds, Adrian Murtagh, Gary Cox and Steven Ormsby who were called to the Roscommon County Panel.   ROSCOMMON GAELS Our U-10’s were beaten in the final of the Ownesie Hoare tournament by St Domnics. Roscommon Gaels B won the shield final. Thanks to all who helped with the running of such a successful day.             Our U-16 footballers were defeated by Padraig Pearses in the U-16 league final played last Sunday. Score Padraig Pearse 0-16 Roscommon Gaels 0-8             Our U-21 footballers were defeated by St Aidans in the quarter final on a score line of St Aidans 3-6 Roscommon Gaels 1-11.             Our club recently received a cheque for €1108.29 in respect of commission from Gaelic Telecom covering six months January 07 to June 07. We would like to thank club members for their support. Anybody wishing to join can contact Gaelic Telecom @ 1890 929 422 or any club officer. Sympathy: Our deepest sympathy to the Dowd family Lanesboro St., on the death of Tommy Dowd.   KILGLASS GAELS It was a busy and bad week on the pitch for with four games being played and no wins for any team.          Our U-12 girls team played Kilmore in Kilglass last Tuesday. Kilglass was the stronger team in the first half and lead well at half time but Kilmore came back to share the points and leave all square at full time. The U-12 girls were out again on Saturday in the Co semi final against Oran. Oran came out on top. Well done to players and management alike for their commitment during the year. From Oran to Kilmore for the showdown between Kilglass and St Barry’s in the Northern Co final. This game was so much like the drawn game in that we lost a key player in the first minute through injury, this time Paul Davis with a dislocated shoulder. Kilglass was rattled again with injury losing our other midfielder Niall Hanley and ten minutes into the second half Barrys was cruising. But we never gave up and fought to the bitter end. Finally it was off to Charlestrane in Co. Galway for our intermediate girls Connacht championship semi final where we went down to a strong and skillful Galway side.          The golf classic will be held in Strokestown Golf Club on Saturday, anyone wishing to enter a team should contact John Ger Diffley on 087-1327560 or Dermot Washington   on 087-6523951.          Brian Kings months mind mass will be held in Kilglass Church on Saturday evening at 8pm.          The U-16 girls and minor boys County finals will be held on 21st October, times and venues to be confirmed. Minor girls play their first round of the 15-a-side championship against Roscommon Gaels in Kilglass Sunday at 12 noon.   ST CROANS The Northern Junior B Final was played in Tulsk on Sunday last and unfortunately St. Croans were defeated by Shannon Gaels. A lack lustre performance and wasted chances saw Croans two points in arrears at the final whistle. Thanks to Kennys for the food and refreshments. Lotto:   Next weekend the lotto will be promoted by Gary Cunnane and Jimmy Egan in Ballintubber and Seamus Connolly and Anthony Fleming in Ballymoe. U-12: Good luck to the girls’ U-12 team due to play in the league final on Saturday Congrats: to Michael Lambert, Clooneygrasson who celebrated his 100th Birthday last week.   CLANN NA NGAEL Clann na nGael 2-10 Michael Glaveys 0-6: Clann Senior Ladies produced a great team performance to beat Michael Glaveys by 10 points in Oran last Saturday. Captain Aisling Egan in accepting the Shield thanked the Michael Glaveys club for 2 competitive games played in a sporting manner.   U-12 Ladies Championship :   Western Gaels 2-1 Clann na nGael 1-7: The Clann U-12 Ladies progressed to the Division 1 County semi final after they overcame Western Gaels in a titanic battle in Frenchpark on Saturday morning. This one went all the way to the wire in what was Clann’s toughest game in the competition so far. Clann U-10 Ladies : The Clann U-10 Ladies won the inaugural Garrycastle U-10 Blitz, in Garrycastle on 29th September. A wonderful competition organised by the Westmeath Club saw five clubs, Garrycastle, St. Brigids, Caltra, Tubberclare and Clann na nGael all play each other in what is to become an annual event. The Clann girls performed very well and eventually captured the cup. Many thanks to the organizers.             This weekend Clann contest two county finals. On Sunday the junior B team take on Shannon Gaels in Tulsk at 2 pm. The lads will need a large crowd to cheer them on.             The U-12 girls play Strokestown in the county final at the weekend; Support requested.              The Parish league for U-8 and U-10 players is commencing on Sunday morning at 11 am. It is important that all players attend. Fixtures: Saturday: Clann na nGael (2) vs Tulsk in Johnstown at 4:30 pm. U-12 girls Co final Clann na nGael vs Strokestown; Sunday Junior B county final- Clann na nGael vs Shannon Gaels in Tulsk at 2 pm.   EIRE OG U-21 team play Western Gaels this weekend please support.             Just 3 weeks left for the selling of lotto tickets for the big draw, extra effort needed for these few weeks.   ST BRIGIDS St Brigids 5-16          Boyle 0-4: Our Heatmerchants sponsored U-21 team qualified for the semi final of the U-21 championship with a comprehensive win over a gallant Boyle team on Sunday last. Fixtures: Our Hodson Bay Hotel sponsored Senior team play Elphin in the Senior league semi final in Hyde Park on Saturday next at 4.30p.m. Ladies: Our Michael Cuddy Accountants sponsored Senior Ladies Football Team play Corofin, Galway in the Connacht club championship in Corofin on Sunday next at 2pm   CASTLEREA ST KEVIN’S. Our U-21 team had a good win over Clann in the Bus Eireann U-21 championship on a scoreline of 3-11 to 1-7; this was a good team effort and they now advance to play St Brigids in the semi final, a repeat of last years final;             Our girls U-12 team have qualified for the County final, which takes place this weekend against Padraig Pearses, we look forward to a good turn out of supporters to cheer on this young and enthusiastic bunch of girls.             Bingo patrons are reminded that the weekly bingo session in the O’Rourke Centre now starts at the earlier time of 8.30pm.             It now appears that pairings for the semi finals of the O’Rourke Cup are clear and Castlerea St Kevin’s will play Kilmore with St Brigids taking on Elphin; those games will take place shortly. Sympathy: We extend sincere sympathy to the family of Finbarr Grady, Castle Hill who died during the week.   ST MICHAELS Despite a brave and committed display our U-16s lost out by 3 points to Ballinameen in the championship final on Saturday last. The team remains in the knockout stages of the league and may have a game this weekend – see fixtures for details. U-21: There will be no U-21 championship game next weekend as we have received a walkover from St Ronans. Sympathy : The club extends sympathy to the family and relatives of the late Eugene McGreevy and also to the family and relatives of the late Teresa Higgins, Ardcarne.   BOYLE The U-21’s were beaten in the Championship last Sunday by a very strong St Brigids team.            The U-16 team drew the League Championship Final last Saturday against St Aidan’s with a great comeback in the last 10 minutes. Final score was Boyle 2-6, St Aidans 0-12. The replay will be on this Saturday in Ballyleague at 4.45 pm please check fixtures. All support appreciated.       There will be a Special Meeting for all Club Members in November to discuss future plans. Please watch these notes for details of date, time and venue.            The U-12 Division One League Champions were presented with new togs and socks last Sunday in the Abbey Park. Thanks to sponsor John Filan.             There will be a special talk on the use of defibrillators by Eunice Langley on Tuesday 16th October at 8.30 pm in the Royal Hotel November.   KILMORE The club wishes to extend its sympathy to the McGreevy family on the tragic death of Eugene. Eugene touched the lives of most club members and the club & parish were deeply saddened at his untimely death.             We will be playing Castlerea in the League- O’Rourke Cup Semi-final shortly.             We are also due to play St Faithleach’s in the U-21 Championship.             Training for Girls U-12 & U-14 basketball takes place in the Community Centre on Tuesday evenings from 7 – 8 pm and for U-12 & U-14 boys basketball on Wednesday nights from 8 – 9 pm.             All club members are urged to support the centenary celebrations in Aughrim Church on Sunday evening with Mass at 4 pm and afterwards in the community centre for light refreshments.   ST JOSEPHS The club extends deepest sympathy to the Brennan and Gilleran family on the death of Kathleen Brennan R.I.P, Emoe, Kilteevan. May She Rest in Peace.   MINOR STROKESTOWN Pride of place this week goes to our minor footballers that won the division 2 championship in Hyde Park on Sunday.   They overcame Western Gaels in a thrilling game by 1-13 to. Strokestown had heroes all over the field whose teamwork and support play was a joy to watch.   Congratulations & well done to them and their mentors   HURLING ROSCOMMON GAELS U-16 Hurling : training on Sunday morning at 11:30am in the Hyde. Championship starts next week U-12 Hurling : an excellent win in the final round robin game, Gaels 3-4 Pearses 1-3. Well done to all the players, we are now through to a semi final next weekend. U-10 & U-8 Hurling : every Monday evening in the CBS pitch. Castlerea U-10 Blitz is in two weeks time.   FOUR ROADS Sunday October 21st representatives from the Kilkenny Hurling team will be in Four Roads Centre after 12 Mass with the Liam McCarty Cup, together with members of the winning Roscommon Hurling team with the Nicky Rackard Cup. Everyone is welcome.             CAMOGIE ATHLEAGUE The senior team is through to the Senior Co. Final against either Four Roads or Oran as a result of their victory over Oran on Sunday last in Athleague on the scoreline of 4-15 to 0-5.             Best wishes to Mary Murray who injured her shoulder in the Senior Championship game on Sunday last.             The Club is hosting the County Indoor Camogie Workshop on Thursday, 18th October. 5 Coaches from each Club will be coached on Indoor Camogie drills and Wall Ball drills. The workshop will be from 7.30 – 9 pm.             LADIES FOOTBALL FOUR ROADS U-16 – Our U-16 girls travelled to Tarmonbarry on Friday to compete in the ‘B’ Final against St. Mary’s. Our girls were unfortunate not to win on the night. We would like to thank all of the girls for the effort put in throughout the year. Thanks to the management team of John, Timmy, Pam, Mary and Anne-Marie. We would like to thank all the supporters and finally to our sponsors Lawlor & Hynes Construction and Padraic Crean Accountant.               Our U-12 team was beaten on Saturday last in Four Roads by Castlerea in the ‘B’ semi-final. We would like to thank the parents and supporters who turned up to games throughout the year. We would like to thank the management team for all their hard work.