GAA club notes

KILMORE   The replay of the minor League match with St Croan’s will take place in Enfield on Sunday morning at 12 noon. Please come & support. ST JOSEPHS The replay of the Junior Championship Mid- South semi- final against Oran has been fixed for Saturday 29th in Fuerty at 5.15pm. Please support the team.      ST. BARRYS It’s hard to believe but it’s time once again for the St. Barry’s marathon. It all takes place on Sunday 7 th October. The programme of events: Half Marathon 11.30am, 6K. Race 11.45am, the children’s race will commence at 11.50 am. Entry fee is €15. This fee does not apply to children’s race. Prizes in all categories. Refreshments served. For further info contact Eddie 071-96-33218, Jackie 087-9000110, Tony 071-96-33577 or Eugene 086-8975006. Please support our marathon. Sympathy: We extend sympathy to Margaret (Margie) Doran (nee Feeney), formerly of North Yard; Eddie and Bridie Leavy on the death of Dermot Doran after a very short illness. Dermot was a member of Garda Siochana and also a member of well-known ballad group Na Fianna. Dermot was very popular and there is deep regret at his death. R.I.P. We also extend sympathy to Kevin Quinn Scramogue on the death of his brother Christy, and Tony Crilly, Barry’s Court on the death of his brother John, which occurred recently and to Hubert Fallon originally from Ballyhubert, Scramogue on the death of his wife Christine. BOYLE The U-12’s bowed out of the Championship last Sunday to Clann na nGael on a score of 3-8 to 2-8. The U-12 management would like to thank sponsors Malone Construction, Allwood Design, M J Finneran and John Filan. Special thanks to all the parents.   U-10 training has finished and will resume once the Complex is ready, expected to be in late October. Watch fixtures for the next Intermediate match (league play off) and also for the U-16 League final.  Training has commenced for the U-21’s in preparation for the Championship. Here’s hoping for a repeat of last year. ST RONANS The junior team plays Castlerea in Boyle on Sunday next at 12.30pm in the Div 4 league semi final. Players to be at the dressing rooms no later than 12 O’clock. The U-21 team plays St. Micheals in the championship in Ballyfarnon on 6th/7th October. Training continues in Ballyfarnon at 8 O’clock on Tuesday and Thursday nights. All players are asked to attend. The club extends its deepest sympathy to the Christie Family, Arigna on the death of Patsy. A great St. Ronans supporter as well as the Sligo county team she will be greatly missed by all. RIP ST MICHAELS The club extends sympathy to the family and relatives of former club player TJ Appelby who passed away last week after a short illness; and also to the Gaffney family, Rockingham on their recent bereavement.  CASTLEREA ST KEVIN’S   Both semi finals of the Roscommon Herald Intermediate Football Championship took place at O’Rourke Park, Castlerea on Sunday last and great credit is due to all who helped out on the day; to all our loyal stewards, to the local civil defence, to the committee of Castlerea Mart, to Mike Smyth, to Castlerea Brass & Reid Band and last but not least to our excellent ladies committee we say a sincere thank you; we also thank all four clubs for their co-operation. A notice to all stewards was printed in last week’s notes but yours truly sent the wrong attachment so I must apologise to all for lack of communication-Mea Culpa. Bingo as usual in the O’Rourke Centre next Friday night at 9 pm. From Friday 5 th October bingo will start at 8.30pm; the Jackpot now stands at €1,950 on 50 calls or less and the quick lotto jackpot is €1,000.  ST BRIGID’S Junior Football Championship – St Brigid’s 2-9 Creggs 2-11. Our Junior A Team interest in the championship came to an end on Wednesday evening last in Ballyforan when they lost out to Creggs in the Mid South semi final.  Minor Football Championship: St Brigid’s 0-10 St Ciaran’s 0-15. Our Minor team were beaten by a stronger and determined St Ciaran’s outfit in the Co semi final on Saturday evening last.  Ladies: St Brigid’s 5-9 Western Gaels 4-10 Our U-16 Ladies qualified for the Co Final after they secured a great win over a gallant Western Gaels side. Senior: Our Senior Men & Ladies teams play their respective Co Finals at the weekend. Ladies play Padraig Pearses in Knockcroghery on Saturday evening at 4pm and our men take the field against St Faithleachs on Sunday at 3.30pm in Hyde Park.  These fixtures are even more intriguing as both teams are attempting to achieve an historic three in a row of Co Championship success. Your support will be greatly appreciated. Good luck to both teams.  EIRE OG Hard luck to the Eire Og Intermediate team who were defeated by Michael Glaveys in Castlerea in the County semi final. To all concerned with the team well done on getting this far and thanks to all who supported Eire Og. Our ladies team contest the Co Intermediate final on Saturday next at 2pm in Knockcroghery at 2pm. Best of luck to all concerned and please support. Well done to the U-12 team on a spirited performance against St Dominics in James Timothy Park, hard luck on the result but well done on your effort.  Kelly Ann Hanley sister of Intermediate panel member Andrew played for London in the All Ireland Junior Final in Croke Park on Sunday. Hard luck on the result but we believe you played very well. CLANN NA NGAEL U-21 training has commenced on Tuesdays and Friday nights with the seniors @ 8pm.  Clann na nGael 3-8 Boyle 2-8. The U-12 team played Boyle in their last game of the league in a cracking game. This was a well-deserved victory. Clann na nGael 3-10 St. Dominic’s 2-3: Clann U-12 Ladies continue to impress in this year’s championship.  Clann na nGael 2-8 Roscommon Gaels 0-3 The Clann U-12 girls made it six wins out of six in the championship, comfortably beating Roscommon Gaels.  The Clann St Stephen’s day married team got stronger over the weekend, with Ray Fallon and Denise O’Beirne, and Paul Bruce and Deirdre Mulligan getting married. The Club would like to congratulate both couples, and wish them all the best in the future. Fixtures: Division 4 league Clann na nGael Vs   Roscommon Gaels in St Comans Park at 5:45pm on Saturday.  O’Gara Cup-Clann na nGael (2) Vs Tulsk in Johnstown at 12:45pm on Sunday ST. CROANS The long wait for intermediate championship success was unfortunately extended on Sunday last when the intermediate team were defeated by St. Domnics at the semi-final stage. The game was a virtual replica of last year’s encounter and the final score read 0-7 to, 0-6. The club would like to thank Michael Holland Auctioneers for their kind sponsorship of a set of tops for the team. The minors travelled to Kilmore on Saturday evening to play the home side in what can only be described as a pulsating league semi-final encounter.  The U-12 team will play in the Div 3 championship final on Saturday next in Hyde Park. Please check fixtures for time. All support would be greatly appreciated. Finally, the club would like to wish Martin and Assumpta Ward every happiness in their retirement and thank them for their kind support of the club over the years.  ST CIARANS Well done to St. Ciarans minors on reaching the Div 1 championship final after their great semi final win against St. Brigids last Saturday. We wish the lads the best of luck in the county final against Padraig Pearses, which will be played before the county senior final next Sunday in Hyde Park. There is an important players meeting in Mulhern Park at 11.30am on Sunday. It is requested that all intermediate panel players attend. KILGLASS GAELS St Barrys beat our U-12 boys. A tough game all the way through. On Thursday we played Kilmore in a cracking game and won, we now play St Barry’s in the final this weekend. On Friday we played Tarmonbarry in the U-16 ladies co semi final against St Barrys.  On Saturday we were in Croghan for another co semi final with the U-16 boys against Ballinameen. They lead at half time and they held out to win the game. But from here we look forward to next weekend as County final fever hits Kilglass  with two county finals, one against St Barrys and one against Eire Og. Our juniors and U-12s play St Barry’s on Saturday as well as our intermediate ladies who play Eire Og in Knockcroghery. We wish all teams and management the best of luck and my prediction is very simple-three cups in the club on Saturday night!!! ST. FAITHLEACH’S  On Sunday next our Senior Football team will play St. Brigids in Hyde Park. This is a fantastic achievement in reaching the County Final for the second year in succession. We wish the very best of luck to Manager Wally Burke, Selectors Gerry Byrne and Gerard O’Donnell and to our panel of players. We hope the whole parish will be out in full support on the day and bring plenty of red & white. Our Junior Ladies will play against Boyle next weekend in the semi-final. See fixtures for details. We hope that the ladies will get the support they deserve for this game. Best of Luck to all involved. TULSK The junior team got beaten by 4 points in the Northern semi final last Thursday by Shannon Gaels. Many thanks to Brian Dobey, Larry Ownes and Michael Conlon, and also Barry Miley & Tommy Kenoy for work done with this team over the summer,  The intermediate team will play Clann na nGael in the O’Gara cup next weekend. Many thanks to Michael Moylan & Sons for the sponsorship of rain tops for training.    The pitch was used at the weekend for the Senior Championship relegation final and was in great shape for the game and effort put in by the pitch committee is very much appreciated by the club, also gratitude is due to Natalie Flanagan and Maura O’Connell for serving refreshments to officials and reporters at halftime. Hopefully Tulsk will be considered for many Senior and Intermediate games in the future  ST DOMINICS Meeting of the Football Club will take place on Tuesday 2 nd October at 9pm in the Meeting Room. Intermediates: We are back in to another Intermediate Final following a one-point victory over St Croans on Sunday last in Castlerea. Dominics will need to improve 90% if they are to capture the Intermediate final.  We play Elphin in the O’Rourke Cup on Sunday next in Knockcroghery at 12 O’Clock.  Knockcroghery Fair Tournament this year will be run off over two weekends. The semi-finals will take place on Saturday 6 th October and the finals on 13 th October. Fixtures for the semi finals are: U-10 at 10.30am St Dominics Vs Clann na nGael and Kilbride Vs St Ciarans; U-8 at 11.45am St Dominics Vs Oran and St Brigids Vs Roscommon Gaels. Winners play in ‘A’ finals and runners up in ‘B’ finals on Saturday 13 th October. Our U-12 Team have qualified for the County Final having defeated Eire Og on Sunday Morning last. We will play Western Gaels in the Final on Saturday 29 th in Hyde Park at 4pm.  Our U-14 team lost out narrowly in the league final to a strong Michael Glaveys side.  The Minor Ladies 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. Training will take place on Sunday morning from 11 – 12 O’clock. ROSCOMMON GAELS Our senior hurling team were beaten in the county semi final by Padraig Pearses. Thanks to the players and managment for the huge effort they put in during the year. U-21 football-Training will take place on Friday nights at 8pm sharp. County finals: Help will be required for stewards, shops and programmes for the matches next Sunday. Please attend an hour before the minor final. Meeting: A meeting of the Hyde Park Committee will take place on Thursday night at 9.30pm.  Best wishes: The club would like to wish Bernie Carr the best of luck in the Special Olympics in China.  Votes of   sympathy: Our deepest sympathy to the Oates Family, Elphin and the Hoare family Racecourse Road on the death of Adrian Oates and the  Lanigan family Convent Road on the death of Annie Kelly Curraghboy. PADRAIG PEARSES   Senior Hurling Championship: Pearses 2-10 Roscommon Gaels 3-6. Congratulations to Pearses Senior Hurlers who qualified for the Senior County Championship final with a narrow victory over Roscommon Gaels.  Padraig Pearses GAA club would like to wish the Minor Footballers the best of luck against St Ciarans in next Sunday’s Final in Hyde Park. Throw-in is at 1.45pm, please support. Padraig Pearses GAA club would like to wish the U-12 Footballers the best of luck against Strokestown in next Saturday evening’s final in Hyde Park. Throw-in 5pm. Please support. The ladies football team play St Brigid’s in the senior county final next Saturday 29 th in St Dominick’s GAA grounds, Knockcroghery at 4pm. The club is to hold a 25 th anniversary for the County Minor Football Champions of 1982 on Saturday night 20th October. Further information from Ronnie Dooley 087 7767448, Seamus Clogher 087 1258849 Rory Curley at 087 6476200. CREGGS Creggs have qualified for the Roscommon JFC mid south  final  as a result of a 2-8 to 1-9 win over St Brigids at Ballforan. Creggs will play either Oran or St Josephs in the final.  MINOR STROKESTOWN Our U-8 side had a very enjoyable game against Kilbride on Friday edging ahead near the end to win the game.   Our U-12 team had a draw in one game and won the other against Oran and Roscommon Gaels respectively in their last two fixtures of the league championship. Against Oran a draw was a fair result to a great game.  Against the Gaels in Hyde Park Strokestown got the vital scores throughout the game to win it.    The U-16 team won their play off game against Kilbride on Sunday in Strokestown. A good game of football saw Strokestown pull away in the second half to win it 2.10 to 0.10.  Congratulations to Bronagh McHugh and David Butler who were picked to be part of the All Ireland final in Croke Park on Sunday week. Bronagh played in the schools game and David was an official.      HURLING ROSCOMMON GAELS U-16 Hurling: training Sunday at 11:30am in Hyde. All players should attend. Championship starts next week. U-12 Hurling: The U-12s recorded an excellent win over Castlerea in the championship. Final score 5-6 to 1-0. Match Friday Vs Oran at home; be at Hyde at 5:30pm. U-10 Hurling: Castlerea blitz is first weekend in October. FOUR ROADS On Saturday last our U-10 team travelled to Dicksboro in Kilkenny to compete in their annual tournament. All our lads had a most enjoyable day out, and to it top off, Kilkenny legend DJ Carey presented the Four Roads team with medals. Special thanks must go to all who travelled on the day and helped out This weekend our U-15 hurlers take on Athleague in the Co final, the game is in Athleague. Good luck lads. LADIES FOOTBALL STROKESTOWN U-16 girls are in the County final on the weekend of 6th October. The no. 5 jersey is missing, would whoever has the jersey please return it. CAMOGIE ORAN Congratulations to our junior team on wining the Junior Final in which they beat Four Roads on a score Line of 4-10 to 0-4.  Unfortunately the Minor team was defeated by St Dominics in Rockfield on Saturday 15th in the A Minor Championship final on a score of 3-5 to 1-7.  Special thanks to Charlie and Mary Mee of Doortec on the sponsorship of a new set of jerseys, and also to P.J and Bernie Condron who sponsored the minors and juniors new gear