Sunday, June 25, 2017

Update 26th June

Congratulations to Bernard Hickey who won the jackpot of €2,400 at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Scanlon's Bar. €20 winners were Mary Doyle, Darragh Beirne and Dominic Slein. It will be at €1,000 for the next draw on Saturday July 1st which will be held in Creighton's Bar, with Team nine in charge. 

Well done the Cooney Motors sponsored juniors who salvaged a draw again Tulsk in the Junior B championship on Sunday last. Their next outing is against St. Faithleach's in the Junior B championship next Saturday July 1st, in Ballyleague at 7pm.
All roads lead to St Joseph’s Hall in Boyle next Friday June 30th for what will be a very enjoyable night for all Gaelic Football supporters. The ‘Road To Croker’ event brings together a range of household names in Gaelic Football for an evening that is not to be missed.
The Sunday Game pundits Joe Brolly and Martin Carney, two time All Ireland winning manager John O Mahony, former Dublin captain Collie Moran, Roscommon's inimitable Shane Curran, leading GAA administrator John Prenty and former Galway stalwart Brian Talty will all bring a wealth of Gaelic Football knowledge and experience to St Joseph's Hall in Boyle for what promises to be a very entertaining evening. Topics on the agenda will include championship formats, team preparation, the current state of the game and of course the upcoming provincial finals in all four provinces.
Speaking at the launch of the event, kindly sponsored by Cooney Motors, Boyle Kathleen Hanmore, Chairperson of Boyle GAA Club commented '‘We’re delighted to host this Gaelic Football forum and feel that this evening will yield invaluable insights into the game given the vast experience of our star- studded panel of speakers. Above all, we look forward to a wonderful night of entertainment. We are also very pleased to announce that a donation from our proceeds will be made to the Irish Kidney Association'.
In addition, somebody in the audience will end up on the road to croker themselves with the attractive raffle prize of an All-Ireland Football Final weekend in Dublin with two tickets for the final.
Tickets for this one-off event are just €10 and are available from Boyle club members. For further information on tickets you can email boylegaatreasurer@gmail.com or telephone 086 8526329/ 086 8164541.


Congratulations to Mark and Amy O'Connor on the birth of their son, Sonny.

UNDERAGE FOOTBALL:
The U-12 division 1 and 5 teams were unlucky losing their respective finals over the weekend. The U-14 team suffered defeat to Castlerea in the Garda Cup last week. The U-14's start their championship with an away fixture in Woodmount against Padraig Pearses next Thursday June 29th, at 7:30pm.

LADIES FOOTBALL: 
Well done to the Ladies  on winning their first Round of the Championship. Round 2 against St. Ciarans in the Abbey Park at 12pm on Sunday 2nd July. 

Hard luck to the Boyle Country Meats sponsored U12 girls who lost the Division 1B co. Final on a scoreline of 1-3 to 4 points. Great team effort by all:
Ruth Johnson; Carrie O Donnell; Ailbhe Kennedy; Brona Mulrennan; Ciara Byrne; Sophie King; Leah Downes; Caoimhe Cregg; Eabha Lawlor; Shona Brogan; Aimee Roddy; Leonie Wynne; Sally Mc Grath; Katelynn Roddy; Lily Commons; Anne Kennedy; Ailish Casey; Aine Donoghue; Aoife O Dowd; Nicole Scally; Caoimhe Reilly.

Thanks to the management team of Adrian Brogan and Blaithin Cregg for their commitment. Thanks also to the parents and supporters. Well done girls on a super effort.

Monday, June 19, 2017

Update 19th June

The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored seniors defeated Furety in the O'Gara Cup/Division 2 league on Saturday last.
The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored juniors start the junior B championship when they play Tulsk next Sunday June 25th, at 12noon in the Abbey Park.
All roads lead to St Joseph’s Hall in Boyle on Friday June 30 for what will be a very enjoyable night for all Gaelic Football supporters. The ‘Road To Croker’ event brings together a range of household names in Gaelic Football for an evening that is not to be missed.
The Sunday Game pundits Joe Brolly and Martin Carney, two time All Ireland winning manager John O Mahony, former Dublin captain Collie Moran, Roscommon's inimitable Shane Curran, leading GAA administrator John Prenty and former Galway stalwart Brian Talty will all bring a wealth of Gaelic Football knowledge and experience to St Joseph's Hall in Boyle for what promises to be a very entertaining evening. Topics on the agenda will include championship formats, team preparation, the current state of the game and of course the upcoming provincial finals in all four provinces.
Speaking at the launch of the event, kindly sponsored by Cooney Motors, Boyle Kathleen Hanmore, Chairperson of Boyle GAA Club commented '‘We’re delighted to host this Gaelic Football forum and feel that this evening will yield invaluable insights into the game given the vast experience of our star- studded panel of speakers. Above all, we look forward to a wonderful night of entertainment. We are also very pleased to announce that a donation from our proceeds will be made to the Irish Kidney Association'.
In addition, somebody in the audience will end up on the road to croker themselves with the attractive raffle prize of an All-Ireland Football Final weekend in Dublin with two tickets for the final.
Tickets for this one-off event are just €10 and are available from Boyle club members. For further information on tickets you can email boylegaatreasurer@gmail.com or telephone 086 8526329/ 086 8164541.
Sympathy of the club to the Bolger family on their recent bereavement. 

UNDERAGE:
U-12 Division 1 Play Off, Roscommon Gaels v Boyle Monday June 19th in Lisnamult at 7:30pm. U-12 Division 5 Final Boyle play Kilmore Sunday June 25th in Hyde Park. U-14 Garda Cup, Boyle play Castlerea on Sunday June 25th at 11am in Castlerea.
LADIES FOOTBALL:
Green Veterinary sponsored Ladies play  Kilglass in Round 1 of the Intermediate Championship at 7pm on Saturday 24th in Kilglass.

Boyle Country Meats sponsored U-12's play the Division 1B Final in Ballyleague next  Sunday 25th June. Details TBC.

Monday, June 12, 2017

Update 11th June

Eugene Coleman, Michael Fox and James O'Boyle were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Wynne's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €2,00 for the next draw on Saturday June 17th which will be held in Mattimoe's Bar, with Team seven in charge. 
The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored juniors defeated St. Michael's in the Division 5 league last Saturday. Team: D. McGovern, C. McGee, B. Furey, D. Boylan, A. Sharkey, C. Goldrick, C. Horan, T. Halligan, S. Tonra, C. Deery, C. Flanagan, R. Finneran, K. Kelly, P. Lavin, M. O'Donoghue with J. Moran, D. Kelly, M. Lavin, T. McGarthy and S. Spellman. 

The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored seniors play Fuerty in the Division 2 league next Saturday in the Abbey park at 8pm.

Minor Club:
Boyle U12 A and B team played in the Cliffiord Cup recently. Both teams were drawn in a very strong group of Castlebar, St Marys Sligo and Killmacud Crokes of Dublin. Both teams played very well against very strong opposition. The B team were unlucky not to win two of their games. The A team beat Castlebar in their first game, in the second game St Marys in the first half had lead that in 2nd half Boyle managed to narrow lead with some fine play but not enough in the end. With the final game against the famous Dublin club Killmacud Crokes our lads were not overawed and the kept the Dublin team a bay for many periods with some fine defending. Well done to players and coaches.
The U-12 Division 5 team defeated Clan na nGael in the league semi-final over the weekend. Final details TBC.

Fixtures: 
The Boyle U-12 Division 1 team are into a play-off on this Friday June 16th at 7pm. Details TBC. Please check facebook later in the week for the details.

LADIES FOOTBALL:
Well done to the Boyle Country Meats sponsored U12 girls who beat Eire Og in a thrilling quarter final. They play the Division 1 semi-final next weekend. Details tbc. Also well done to the U14 girls on winning their final league match. 


Best wishes to the girls from Scoil na nAingeal Naofa who play Ballybay in the Cumann na mbunscoil final. Details tbc.

Monday, June 5, 2017

Update 5th June

David Kelly, Keith Conroy and Slyvia Grimes (Donated to the Monty and Michelle Fund) were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Kate Lavin's. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €2,200 for the next draw on Saturday June 10th which will be held in Wynne's Bar, with Team six in charge.

The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored juniors defeated St. Aidan's in the Division 5 league last Saturday. Team: D. McGovern, C. McGee, B. Furey, D. Boylan, A. Sharkey, C. Goldrick, J. Cox, T. Halligan, R. Finneran, C. McPadden, C. Flanagan, B. Kerins, K. Kelly, P. Lavin, S. Mullins and S. Spellman.
Their next game will be against St. Michael's in the Division 5 league on June 10th in the Abbey Park at 7pm.

Minor Fixtures: The U-12 division 5 team play Clann na nGael in a league play-off on Sunday June 11th in the Abbey Park at 12noon.

The U-12 division team are scheduled to play in a league knockout next weekend. Please check Roscommon Herald sports section for further details.

The Roscommon GAA social initiative are having their annual outing on Saturday, June 17th to Croke Park and Guinness Brewery. All in cost of €50 which includes Tea/Scones and Dinner. Coach leaves at 7:30am. For further information please contact Sean Mannion on 086 838 8756.

LADIES FOOTBALL:

Many thanks to Ann & Pat Roddy, Boyle Country Meats who sponsored kit bags for the U12 Girls team.

U12 girls quarter final Sunday 11th June.  Details tbc.

U14s play their last league match against Western Gaels in Frenchpark on Wednesday at 7pm.
Congratulations are extended to Roscommon U16 Ladies who are through to the All Ireland B semi-final v's Kildare. Well done to club players Saoirse Wynne;  Megan McKeon and Kate Harrington.

Best wishes to all students sitting the Junior and Leaving certificate exams from all in the club.

Monday, May 29, 2017

Update 29th May

Eileen Callaghan, Christy Wynne and Ciaran Beirne were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in The Patrick's Well. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €2,100 for the next draw on Saturday June 3rd which will be held in the Kate Lavin's Bar, with Team five in charge. 
The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored juniors championship game against Fuerty was postponed at the weekend. They are out this Saturday June 3rd against St. Aidan's in the division 5 league in Ballyforan at 8pm.

Sympathies to the Keville family on the passing of Elizabeth and to the Brady family  Ballinagare on the death of Justin.  May they rest in peace.

Club Executive meeting on Thursday night in the clubrooms at 9pm. Please note the change of time.

MINOR TEAMS:
The U-14 team division 1 team were defeated by Padraig Pearses in the league last week. The U-12 division 5 team drew with Clan na nGael. There are no underage fixtures for the coming week.

LADIES FOOTBALL: 
Thank you to everyone involved in running our first ever GAA Nursery Programme. It has been a very successful and fun 19 weeks. The programme will resume again in the Autumn. Details will be advertised in September.
U12 girls play Shannon Gaels in Croghan on Monday June 5th at 6pm. 

U14 girls play Elphin/Kilmore in Rd 4 of the League on Wednesday at 7pm in the Abbey Park.

Monday, May 22, 2017

Update 22nd May

Joe McQuaid, Jim and Marie Feighan and John Finneran were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Clarke's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €2,000 for the next draw on Saturday May 27th which will be held in the Patrick's Well Bar, with Team four in charge. 
The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored seniors drew with Castlerea in the division 2 O'Gara Cup on Sunday last.

The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored juniors start their Junior B championship this Saturday May 27th against Fuerty in Oran at 5:45pm.


Sympathy of the club to the Finneran family on their bereavement.


MINOR CLUB:

The U-14 division 1 team were defeated by St. Brigid's in the league last week.

The U-12 Division one team play Padraig Pearses in the league semi final, Date and Venue TBC.

Well done to Oisin Sheerin and Conor McPhearson who made the U-14 County development panel, they played Sligo over the weekend.

The U-12 Division 5 team play Clan na nGael this week, Date and Venue TBC.

LADIES FOOTBALL:

Well done to the U12s on their win against Oran. The girls are away to Strokestown on Sunday 28th at 6pm in Round 4 of the Championship.

Despite a good second half performance the U-14s lost to Eire Og. Next league match is on Wed 24th at 7pm v's St. Brigids in the Abbey Park.


Sympathy of the club to the Finneran family on their bereavement.

Monday, May 15, 2017

Update 15th May

Keiran Cox and Zoe Clarke McClure were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in An Craobhin Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. The house prize was won by Dominic Slein. It will be at €1,900 for the next draw on Saturday May 20th which will be held in the Clarke's Bar, with Team Three in charge.

The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored Senior team were defeated in their second game of the senior champioship, they went down to Roscommon Gaels in Ballyleague last Friday (See match report). Their next game is against Castlerea in the O'Gara Cup on Sunday May 21st in Castlerea at 2pm.

The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored junior team play St. Michael's in the Division 5 league on Friday evening in the Abbey Park at 8pm.

The History Committee, under the stewardship of Tony Conboy , is undertaking the very worthwhile project of  having photographs  documenting our Clubs history framed.    It is envisaged that the initial phase will see  the exhibition of ten frames in our Clubrooms. The Club invites offers of sponsorship of individual frames Sponsorship will be acknowledged under each frame   Many thanks to the seven individuals who have come on board to date on the project.  Further information can be obtained from Tony at 086 8163399.

Best wishes to Marcus Meehan as he lines out with the Sligo under 17 team next weekend.
Sincere sympathies to the Comiskey family, Roscommon and Roch Hanmore, Senior Men's Captain on the untimely passing of his cousin, Mary. May her gentle soul rest in peace.

MINOR CLUB:

Results: Division 1 U-12 league Boyle were defeated by Clann na nGael, Division 1 league U-14 Boyle defeated Padraig Pearses.

In the U-12 division 5 league Boyle defeated St. Brigid's.
Fixtures: Division 1 U-14 league Boyle play play St Brigids, Tuesday May 16th, in the Abbey Park at 7:30pm. The U-12 Division 5 team play Clan na nGael, Thursday May 18th, in the Abbey Park at 7pm.

LADIES FOOTBALL:

Green Vetinary Intermediate Ladies lost to St Faithleachs in the League.

U14s lost to Clann na nGael in the first round of the league. A great effort by all the girls against a very strong Clann na Gael team. The girls are away to Eire Og in round 2 of the league on Wednesday 17th
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U12's are away to Oran in round 3 of the Championship on Sunday 21st May @ 6pm.

Best wishes to all children who are making their First Holy Communion next weekend.