Tuesday, September 11, 2007

News 11 - 09 - 07

Minor Championship
The Minor team rounded off a great year for themselves at this level when they played Drumkeerin in the championship final in Carrick on Friday evening last. In what was a very close game, the crucial score was a goal punched to the net by Paul Hackett which sealed a two point victory for the Bors as captain Feargal Howard collected the trophy on behalf of his team mates. Our congratulations to all of the boys involved and also to mentors Jackie Conboy and Brian Mallon for their hard work throughout the year.
The team in the final was: Damian Moran, Sean Ryan, Conor Mc Cauley, Mervyn Howard, Damian Mc Gowan, Kevin Canning, Niall O Connor, Paul Hackett, David Mulligan, Feargal Howard, Sean Mc Keon, Allan Croghan and Declan Shanley. Subs were Harry Cumiskey and Darren Mc Gushin

County Final
Our congratulations to Drumreilly and St Mary’s on their championship wins at the weekend and we wish them both well as they represent Leitrim in the Connacht Championships. In our semi-final defeat to Kiltubrid, defenders Damian Mc Guinness and Daniel Canning suffered injuries which may keep them out of the game for some time. While Damien should be back in action relatively quickly, Daniel’s injury is quite serious and he will probably be out of the game for the next year. It is a tough blow to a man who would have been a serious contender for Club Player of the Year and all your team mates, club officials and Bornacoola supporters send their best wishes for a quick recovery.

Senior League
A weakened Senior team travelled to Fenagh for our sixth game in the Senior league on Saturday night last. Goals from Brian Conroy and Declan Shanley proved crucial as we recorded a 2-11 to 0-6 victory.
The team on duty was: Feargal Mc Gill, Conor Mc Cauley, Seamus Mallon, Jason Conroy, Brian Mallon, John Mc Guinness, Niall Mc Gowan, Gary Mc Closkey, Shane Conroy (0-1), Philip Howard (0-2), Trevor Howard (0-2), Mark Mc Closkey (0-2), Declan Shanley (1-1), David O Connor (0-2) and Brian Conroy (1-1). Subs used were Feargal Howard, Niall O Connor and Sean Mc Keon.

Ladies News
Leitrim Ladies play in the All Ireland final in Croke Park on September 23rd and there will be a church gate collection this coming weekend for the Ladies GAA. Tickets for the game will be on sale in Cox’s Steakhouse Dromod between 8.30 and 10pm this Friday

U-12 Championship Final
The U-12 final against Glenfarne takes place on Thursday evening at 7 o’clock. Check the Bord na nÓg fixtures in this paper for confirmation of venue.

U-16 Championship
The U-16 team are in the 9-a-side championship this year and play Cloone on Friday next at 6.30pm in Dromod.

Harvest Day Festival and Vintage Day
The Harvest Festival and Vintage Day is in Rooskey again this year on September 30th. We’d ask everyone in the parish to come out and support what is traditionally a most enjoyable day out. All of the usual attractions and many new innovations will be there with something for all ages. All club members who are free to act as stewards are asked to make themselves available as there is much work to be done on both Saturday and Sunday

The club would like to record their thanks to a number of generous sponsors who helped out in preparing the Senior team for the recent championship run. In particular we would like to express our gratitude to the Mc Gowan Brothers who sponsored a new set of jersey’s, Frank Moran and the Weir Lodge for providing togs and socks and Derek Hunt in the Copper Still for polo shirts for the players. It is all deeply appreciated.

Monday, September 03, 2007

News 03 - 09 - 07

Minor Final
The Minor final takes place this Friday evening in St Mary’s club grounds in Carrick at 7pm with Drumkeerin providing the opposition. Best of luck to all involved and we hope there is a large turnout to support the team on the evening.

Senior League
The Senior team return to action on Saturday when they play Fenagh in the league.

U-12 Championship
One of the real success stories for the club this year has been the manner in which the U-12 team have developed over the course of the year. Last week they recorded yet another victory outscoring Aughavas by 2-13 to 1-6 and have qualified for the final against Glenfarne. .The game is provisionally fixed for this week – please check fixtures elsewhere in the paper.

Club Draw
Well done to the winners in the club draw last weekend – Eur100 Niall Riordan, Eur20 each to Eugene Cox, Noel Mc Dermott, Aideen Harte, Seamus Lannigan and Eileen Egan

Junior C Championship

The Junior C team have hit a terrific vein of form lately and followed up their recent victory over Gortletteragh with another group stage win on Sunday over Leitrim Gaels. Only one game left in the group – v St Marys – and a win there should leave the lads in with a great shout of making the semi-finals

Junior A Relegation Play Off
Unfortunately Aughavas were unable to field against Bornacoola in the Junior A relegation play-off fixed for Cloone on Saturday night last and with the game awarded to Bornacoola, our Junior A status is retained for 2008.