Monday, March 20, 2006

News 20 - 03 - 06

Club Draw
The monthly Club Draw will take place on Saturday night in the The Bridge with music by Tom Moran. As usual a good night is guaranteed and your support is appreciated.

Tráth na gCeist Seachtain na Gaelige
The club featured on St Patrick’s Day in Croke Park when they represented Leitrim and Connacht in the All- Ireland final of Tráth na gCeist as part of Seachtain na Gaelige . The team line-up was Aiden and Marie Therese Dockery, Liam Rabbitte and Cyril Staunton with Evelyn Reynolds and Padraig Duffy also part of the team that triumphed in earlier rounds.
Despite a great performance from our team, the All-Ireland title went to Kerry. Well done to all the team on this fine achievement and a great day was had by all. Special thanks to our PRO, Feargal who offered the team a big welcome to Páirc an Chrócaigh .

Division 3
Last Saturday evening our Division 3 team played their second league match with a hard fought win over our neighbours Mohill in Dromod on a scoreline of 2-12 to 3-05 ,with our goals coming from the boot of Aidan Reilly and Feargal Howard.
The team and scorers was as follows: Gerry Gearty, Gerald Moffatt, Seamus Mallon, Conor McCauley, Niall McGowan, Richie Bohan, Danny Canning (Capt), Pat Farrell (0-5), Colm Farrell (0-2), MJ Winters (0-1), Brian Mallon, Bobby Shanley, Feargal Howard (1-0), Phillip Howard (0-5), Aidan Reilly (1-0). Subs used: Jackie Conboy, Oliver Vaughhan, John Reynolds.

Division 5
On Sunday morning our junior team had their first league game of 2006 which resulted in a two point defeat at the hands of Aughnasheelin in Dromod. The final score was 1-08 to 0-13 with Declan Shanley scoring our goal on his debut in adult football.
The team was as follows: Kevin Mallon, Gerald Moffatt, Richie Bohan, Ray Hanley, Jackie Conboy, Brendan Duignan, Christy Bohan, Pat Farrell (Capt), Conor McCauley, Declan Shanley, Aidan Reilly, Fergal Howard, Seoirse Reynolds, Declan Conboy, Gerry Gearty: subs Oliver Vaughan, Tom Reynolds, Paul Derwin, Padraig Duffy, Dessie Dobson.
The team is in action again on Sunday at 12 oclock in Manorhamilton. All eligible players to meet at the pitch at 10.15am.

Under 16 Football League
Our Under 16 team started the 2006 league campaign with a hard fought victory over a strong and impressive Drumkeerin side in Dromod on Sunday evening last. Bornacoola won on a scoreline of 3-11 to 2-9.
The lads started the game brightly and led by 0-3 to 0-1 after 10 minutes. The next fifteen minutes of the first half were all Drumkeerin and during this period they scored four unanswered points to lead 0-5 to 0-3.
Bornacoola then turned the tide with an excellently worked goal following great work by Mervin Howard in midfield to win possession for the Bors. Both sides then exchanged points to leave the score at halftime 1-4 to 0-6 in favour of the Bors.
The first 10 minutes of the second half were very even as both teams exchanged points but Drumkeerin did score an excellent goal to leave the lads trailing by three with 20 minutes to play. The Bors put in an impressive final 20 minutes both in defence and attack to lead by seven points entering the final minutes.
A last minute penalty for Drumkeerin pulled the score back to four but the lads had done enough to earn an excellent victory. Thanks to the large crowd who turned up to support but teams which added to the excitement of the game.
Our next game is on Friday evening (24th March) at 5.30pm away to Aughavas.

The under 16 team lined out as follows: John Hackett, Sean Ryan, Darren Faughnan, Daniel Farrell, Damien McGown, Kevin Canning, Mervin Howard, Niall O Connor, David Mulligan, Sean McKeon, Anthony Mulligan, Alan Croghan, Paul Hackett, subs: Harry Comisky for Alan Croghan and Tony Shanley for Anthony Mulligan.

A timely reminder to all players that they must pay their club membership if they intend to play in 2006 - €30 payable to Shane Reynolds, Jackie Conboy or Pat Farrell.

Scór Sinsear
The club will compete in three disciplines in the Connacht final of Scór Sinsear on Sunday night next in Tubbercurry, Co Sligo . The night is due to commence at 6pm. Good local support will be a huge help to our participants in Set Dancing, Recitation and Question Time.
The competitors on Sunday are: Recitation, Aiden Dochery ; Question Time, Aidan Dochery, Liam Rabbite and Feargal Mc Gill, and the Set Dancing troupe of Philomena Mulligan, John Reynolds, Martina Hackett, Seoirse Reynolds, Mary Mallon , John Shanley, Lorraine Reynolds and Peter Mallon.

Senior Ladies
The Ladies team commenced their league on Sunday with a loss to St Josephs . Ladies training is on Wednesday evenings at 7pm under Sean and Peter. The team lined out as follows: Orla Bohan, Sarah Duffy, Niamh Reynolds (Capt), Susan Shanley, Lisa McGowan, Cora McCauley, Charlotte Faughnan, Jillian Duignan, Leonie Duffy, Louise Staunton, Kelly Howard, Victoria Duignan, Emma Moffatt . Subs: Joanne McGushin, Alison McKeon and Maeve Duffy.
The next ladies league game is on Sunday next at 12 o’ clock away to St Mary’s in Carrick.

Underage girls training
Training will commence for our underage girls at 11am on Saturday morning at the club grounds under the acute guidance of Orla Bohan.

The sympathies of all at the club are extended to the Hackett family, Liscloonadea on the recent passing of Patricia . Ar dheis Dé go raibh a h-anam.

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