We played Allen Gaels in our final fixture of Phase one of the Masonite senior league in the beautifully appointed Shane Mc Gettigan Park on Saturday evening last. First half goals from Brian Conroy and Mark Mc Closkey set us on our way to victory on a 2-12 to 0-11 scoreline.
The team was: Feargal Mc Gill, Damian Mc Guinness, Morgan Shanley, Jason Conroy, Daniel Canning, John Mc Guinness, Shane Conroy, Michael Duignan, Gary Mc Closkey, David O Connor, Colm Farrell, Trevor Howard, Mark Mc Closkey, Robert Moran, Brian Conroy. Subs Used: Seamus Mallon, Niall Mc Gowan
The Ladies put in an encouraging performance against Annaduff on Sunday morning but despite scoring three goals were beaten by five points.
Winners in the October club draw held in the Bridge on Saturday night last were: Eur100 – Michael Gallagher (Ballisodare), Eur 20 Brendan Briody, Aidan Tully, Tina Campbell, Noel Mc Dermott and Charlie Lattimore. Mary Geelan won a special prize of a bottle of whiskey sponsored by the Bridge. Our thanks to the Reynolds’ family and all who supported the draw on the night.
The U-12 panel travelled to Clonguish on Saturday last for a very entertaining blitz competition. Our thanks to Philip Howard and Seoirse Reynolds for travelling with the team on the day as regular mentors Niall Mc Gowan and Noel Mc Closkey were involved with the Senior team on Saturday. The U-12 panel this year included Liam Jones, Mark Muldowney, Sean Muldowney, Ciaran Campbell, Barry Reid, Tara Hackett, Liam Mulligan, Kevin Shanley, Conor Hackett, Ronan Mulligan, Nadine Hackett, Karen Roche, Ian Mulligan, Karl Mallon, Conor Hackett, Gearoid Mulligan and Feargal Hackett.
Our congratulations to our neighbours in Eslin and Mohill on their great victories in the Junior and Senior Championships respectively recently.
If there are any members who have ideas on motions that might be submitted to County convention, we would ask that you contact club secretary Shane Reynolds in this regard within the next fortnight.