Monday, June 18, 2007

News 18 - 06 - 07

Shield A
A late surge in our Shield A game against Glenfarne wasn’t enough to secure the points, as the concession of three first half goals ultimately denied Bornacoola their second win in the group as the visitors triumphed on a scoreline of 3-4 to 1-8. An excellent Senior debut from Declan Shanley saw him score 1-2 and the Shield has proved very useful in this regard as the likes of Christy Bohan, Ollie Vaughan and Damian Mc Gowan have also been able to cut their teeth at senior level over the past few weeks.
The team on Saturday was: Ollie Vaughan, Brian Mallon, Jason Conroy, Damien Mc Guinness, John Reynolds, Daniel Canning, John Mc Guinness, Morgan Shanley, Bobby Shanley, Trevor Howard, John Bohan, Brian Conroy, Mark Mc Closkey (0-5) and Feargal Mc Gill (0-1). Sub used: Declan Shanley (1-2)

1000 Points Challenge
Our underage players turned out in great numbers on Saturday to take part in the 1000 Point Challenge. The fundraising drive for the young players was well supported again this year and with special thanks to the parents who braved the elements on Saturday morning to cheering on the young Bors.

Underage Training
Please note that there will be no underage training this Saturday morning.

Division 5
The Division 5 team have been enjoying a rich vein of form recently and recorded an excellent victory over Gortletteragh on Sunday last on a scoreline of 0-12 to 1-5.

Leitrim v Galway
Best of luck to the Bornacoola boys involved with the county team in Sunday’s Connacht Semi-Final against Galway in the new look Pairc Sean. Tickets for the game are currently on sale in the Copper Still - €25 for uncovered seating, €20 for terrace and €5 for Juveniles.

Defibrillator Certificates
There will be a presentation of defibrillator certificates to those who completed the first aid course recently on Friday night in the Copper Stil. Music on the night by Tom Moran and there will also be a collection/fundraiser on the night. So please come along and support as the provision of Defibrillators will be of major benefit to all living in the parish and surrounding area.

Monday, June 11, 2007

News 11- 06 - 07

Shield A
Allen Gaels were the visitors to Dromod on Saturday evening for our second shield A game. A good first half performance from Bornacoola left the scores level at half time at 0-4 each, but Allen Gaels met better use of their scoring opportunities in the 2nd half to win by 0-9 to 0-5. The Bornacoola team was: Ollie Vaughan, Damien Mc Guinness, Jason Conroy, Brian Mallon, Richard Bohan, Daniel Canning, Shane Conroy, John Mc Guinness, Morgan Shanley (0-1), John Bohan (0-1), Bobby Shanley (0-1), Niall Mc Gowan, Feargal Mc Gill (0-1), Mark Mc Closkey (0-1) and Brian Conroy. Subs used were Christopher Bohan and Damian Mc Gowan.
This Saturday evening we play Glenfarne/Kiltyclogher in Dromod at 6.30pm in our third game in this competition.

The U-12 team have now recorded three victories on the trot following another comprehensive win over Cloone in Dromod on Friday evening last. Gortletteragh and Aughavas are the teams left to play in the group.

Division 5
The Division 5 team recorded their second victory on the bounce when St Osnatt’s were the visitors to Dromod on Sunday. Despite conceding two goals, Bornacoola were in excellent form in front of the posts and racked up fourteen points to seal a 0-14 to 2-6 victory. The lads travel to Gortletteragh on Sunday next at 2pm in this Division.

Thousand Point Challenge
Don’t forget that once again this year our underage players are organising a one thousand point challenge. Sponsorship cards are currently in circulation and hopefully there will be a positive response to their initiative as they will attempt to kick 1,000 points in Dromod on Saturday.


A number of ladies and men’s footballers in the club are currently occupied with their Leaving and Junior Cert exams. Best of luck to everyone.

National School Shield Final
Bornacoola played Drumshanbo in the final of the Girls National School Shield competition. In a thrilling game, the Bors came from eight points down to level the game in the final minute. However, the Drumshanbo girls rallied to the winning score at the final whistle to cling on for a 6-8 to 5-10 victory. Nonetheless, it was a terrific performance from the Bornacoola girls who have excelled all year under the tutorship of Orla Bohan.
This year’s panel included Maria Cumiskey, Lisa Geelan, Nadine Hackett, Zoe Cosgrove, Laura Jones, Orla Mc Weeney, Sarah Mc Weeney, Shannon Boyle, Clara Reid, Tanya Donnelly, Celine Bolger, Coleen Bohan and Dawn Hackett

Ladies Matters
The Ladies played St Mary’s in the 9-a-side league at the weekend. Another close game as the Carrick girls triumphed by three points on a scoreline of 1-8 to Bornacoola’s 2-2.

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Club Draw
The Club Draw took place in the Copper Stil on Saturday night last. Our thanks to all who supported. The winners on the night were Jim Hunt (€100), Daniel Tiernan, Anthony Sheridan, John Neary, Brendan Hackett and Tom Shanley (€20 each). A voucher sponsored by the Brandywell was also won by Brendan Hackett.

U-12 Games
The U-12’s have been working hard over the past few months under the guidance of Bobby Shanley, Philip Howard and Kevin Mallon and played two games over the course of the Bank Holiday weekend. Some great football to enthuse over as the team had two comfortable victories over North Leitrim opposition in St Osnatt’s (on Friday evening) and Glenfarne (on Bank Holiday Monday).
The panel for these games included: Shane Sullivan, Feargal Hackett, Ciaran Campbell, Sean Muldowney, Liam Mulligan, Nadine Hackett, Josh Francis, Kevin Shanley, Ronan Mulligan, Liam Jones and Gearoid Mulligan. Well done to all involved and we look forward to charting their progress over the next couple of weeks.

Senior League
The Senior team made the long journey to Manorhamilton on Saturday evening last for their fourth game of the Division 1 campaign. In a very close game a long distance free from Philip Howard in injury time secured a vital win for Bornacoola.
The team was: Feargal Mc Gill, Damian Mc Guinness, Morgan Shanley, Jason Conroy, Shane Conroy, John Mc Guinness, Danny Canning, Michael Duignan, Gary Mc Closkey, Philip Howard, Colm Farrell, Niall Mc Gowan, David O Connor, Mark Mc Closkey and Brian Conroy. Sub used Seamus Mallon.

Junior A
The Junior A team faced Drumkeerin on Sunday in Division 3. Despite scoring three goals, the North Leitrim side triumphed on a scoreline of 1-12 to 3-3.

Junior C
The third team were the first of the adult teams in action at the weekend when they played Leitrim Gaels in Dromod on Friday evening. A hard working display was rewarded with a 1-13 to 1-9 victory as the lads recorded their third win of the campaign.
The panel involved was: Ollie Vaughan, Sean Ryan, John Reynolds, Paul Derwin, Christopher Bohan, Jackie Conboy, Brendan Duignan, Paul Hackett, Damian Mc Gowan, Kevin Mallon, John Bohan, Declan Shanley, Seoirse Reynolds, Paschal Mahon, Declan Conboy, Shane Reynolds, Aidan Reilly.

Thousand Point Challenge
Don’t forget that once again this year our underage players are organising a one thousand point challenge. Sponsorship cards are currently in circulation and hopefully there will be a positive response to their initiative as they will attempt to kick 1,000 points in Dromod on Saturday week.