Monday, October 16, 2017

Update 16th October

Michael and Sheila Furey, Angela Beirne and Tony Conboy were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw in An Craobhin Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,600 for the next draw on Saturday October 21st which will be held in Clarke's Bar.

The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored seniors defeated St. Faithleach's last Saturday to win the O'Gara Cup. Congratulations to the management and team on their great season. 
The Cooney Motors sponsored juniors play Kilmore in the Division 5 league next Saturday October 21st, at 4pm in Kilmore.

Last Saturday was a highly memorable day for Boyle GAA, a day that epitomised all that is good about our club and our town. In the morning we remembered our legendary past player John Joe Nerney with the rededication of the stand and the unveiling of a magnificent mural which depicts John Joe at the height of his illustrious playing career. Special thanks to Sian Costello who painted the mural. This was followed by the unveiling of our photographic exhibition in the clubhouse. The photos will serve as a permanent tribute to club heroes from the thirties through to the present day.

UNDERAGE:
The minors lads were defeated by St. Aidans last week. Well done the U-13 Feile team that defeated Clan na nGael last week.

LADIES FOOTBALL: 
Corrib Oil sponsored Minors are away to St. Croans in the next round of the Championship on Sunday 22nd October at 12pm.

The club has a number of tickets to sell for the annual Roscommon LGFA Draw. 
Tickets are €50 and cover 26 draws.  

€500 to be won every 2 wks (€350 to the winner and €150 to the selling club). Proceeds go towards the cost of running the co. teams and Underage Co. Development panels. 

If you wish to purchase a ticket please contact any member of the committee.

Monday, October 9, 2017

Update 9th October

Monica and Paddy Daly, Dan Kennedy and Natasha Tighe were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,500 for the next draw on Saturday October 14th which will be held in An Craobhin Bar.

The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored seniors will play the final of the O'Gara Cup against St. Faithleach's in the Abbey Park, this Saturday October 14th, at 4pm. 

In conjunction with the Garda and OGara Cup finals which will be played in Abbey Park on Sat the 14th Oct, Boyle GAA Club is hosting a Bake Sale  fundraiser for Niam'h's Journey There.
Niamh Flanagan, a 19 year old local girl has been diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. Her brother David plays with the Boyle under 14 team.
All monies raised from the sale of teas ,coffees, refreshmentss and the Bake Sale  on the day will go towards helping  to defray the costs associated with Niamh's ongoing treatment.
Please support this very worthy cause and  bag yourself a delicious homemade cake etc.

Congrats to  former  Club stalwarts David Casey and Richie Fitzpatrick on steering Aughnasheelin  to victory in the Leitrim Intermediate Championship Final. 

Boyle GAA club is very proud to honour John Joe Nerney, a man that his contemporary, the legendary Liam Gilmartin was to descirbe as 'pound for pound the best forward to ever play for Roscommon'.The club will remember John Joe who passed to his eternal reward in 2015 on Saturday October 14 at 11am with the unveiling of a specially commissioned mural and the official opening of the John Joe Nerney stand at the Abbey Park.

Nursery Programme for boys and girls aged 4 to 6 recommences next week. 
Registration on Wednesday Oct 11th, 7pm to 8pm in the clubrooms. Registration fee €20 + €2 per evening in the complex. Places are limited so please ensure to register on Wednesday.

Sympathy of the club to the Carroll, Flanagan and Clarke families on their recent bereavements.

LADIES FOOTBALL:

Well done to the Corrib Oil sponsored minors on their convincing win over St. Brigids. They are away to  Oran in the next round of the Championship on Sunday 15th October at 12pm. 

U14s lost to a very strong St Brigids teams in the Division 1 quarter final. Thanks to Sinead and Noel for all their training and commitment throughout the year. 

U10 & U8 training has also finished for this season. Thanks to Padraig, Enda & Brian for all their time and work. Thanks also to everyone who helped at the training sessions.

The club has a number of tickets to sell for the annual Roscommon LGFA Draw.
Tickets are €50 and cover 26 draws.  
€500 to be won every 2 wks (€350 to the winner and €150 to the selling club).

If you wish to purchase a ticket please contact any member of the committee.



Monday, September 25, 2017

Update 25th September

Liam and Mary Clifford, Sarah Keville and Joanne Cassidy were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in the Daly's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,300 for the next draw on Saturday Sept 30th which will be held in Daly's Bar.

The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored senior team will play Roscommon Gaels in Senior championship semi-final in Hyde Park this Sunday Oct 1st, at 2 pm. Please come out and support the lads.

A public meeting will be held at 8 pm in Boyle on Saturday Sept 30th, for all the community of Boyle to discuss the further development of Boyle GAA club. The meeting is being independently chaired by outside facilitators. Your ideas and input will be greatly appreciated on the night. Looking forward to seeing you there. The meeting will conclude at 9:30 pm sharp.

Condolences to Dan Kennedy and family on the passing of Dick Kennedy. Co Laois.  Sympathies to the family of William Casserly  Hillstreet who passed away last week.

LADIES FOOTBALL:
 Minor championship on 30th Sept against St. Brigids, Abbey Park at 1.30.  
U14 quarter final against St. Brigids in Kiltoom at 4pm on 1st Oct.

The club have a number of tickets to sell for the annual Roscommon LGFA Draw. Proceeds go towards the cost of running the Co. teams, Underage Co. Development panels and Inter club competitions.
Tickets are €50 and cover 26 draws.  
€500 to be won every 2 wks (€350 to the winner and €150 to the selling club).

If you wish to purchase a ticket please contact any member of the committee.

Monday, September 18, 2017

Update 18th September

Karen and Adrian Brogan, Sarah Keville and Mary Nerney were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in the Creighton's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,200 for the next draw on Saturday Sept 23rd which will be held in Daly's Bar.

Well done to McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored senior team who qualified for the semi-final of the senior championship after defeating Strokestown on Saturday evening in Boyle. They now face Roscommon Gaels in the semi-final. Venue, time and date TBC.

The Cooney Motors sponsored junior team play Kilmore in the junior B championship next Saturday in Kilmore at 5:45pm
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A public meeting will be held at 8 pm in the Spool factory, Boyle on Saturday Sept 30th, for all the community of Boyle to discuss the further development of Boyle GAA club. The meeting is being independently chaired by outside facilitators. Your ideas and input will be greatly appreciated on the night. Looking forward to seeing you there. The meeting will conclude at 9:30 pm sharp.

UNDERAGE: 
The U-12 division one team drew St. Dominic's last week. The U-12 division 5 team play Kilbribe Thursday Sept 21st in the Abbey park at 6:45 pm.
The U-14 team play Roscommon Gaels Saturday Sept 23rd in Orchard park, Elphin at 2:30 pm.

LADIES FOOTBALL: 
Minor championship on 30th Sept v's St. Brigids, details tbc.  

U-14 quarter final will be on 1st Oct, details tbc.

The club have a number of tickets to sell for the annual Roscommon LGFA Draw. Proceeds go towards the cost of running the Co. teams, Underage Co. Development panels and Inter club competitions.
Tickets are €50 and cover 26 draws.  
€500 to be won every 2 wks (€350 to the winner and €150 to the selling club).

If you wish to purchase a ticket please contact any member of the committee.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Update 11th September

Terry and Fiona Mattimoe, Cathal Moran and Hannah McPadden were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in the Scanlon's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,100 for the next draw on Saturday Sept 16th which will be held in Creighton's Bar.

Well done to McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored senior team who qualified for the quarter-final of the senior championship after defeating Padraig Pearses on Saturday evening in Boyle.
They will now play Strokestown in the quarter-final on Sept 16th, in Hyde park at 6pm.

Many thanks to all the Club members who worked so hard on Friday evening and Saturday morning to ensure our pitch,grounds and Clubrooms were in ship shape for the Championship matches on Saturday and Sunday.  Much appreciation also to all the members who officiated in so many  different roles on Saturday evening and  Sunday afternoon to ensure the safety and enjoyment  of everyone who attended the two games

Congratulations to Donal Smith on his ratification as under 20 manager.

GAA Development Plan for Boyle
A national initiative by GAA Croke Park to assist Clubs with their development is coming to Boyle on 30th September 2017.

A public meeting is being held in The Spool Factory at 8pm on the 30th September to discuss topics such as coaching and games development, club structures and administration, finance and fundraising, facilities and development, and communication, PR and culture.

The meeting will be facilitated by the Roscommon GAA County Development Officers, Thomas Murray and Pat Compton.

The GAA and the Executive Committee of Boyle GAA Club welcomes the people of Boyle to have 'their say about their Club and its future development.

Please come along on the 30th September. It's your club so have your say in its future!

LADIES FOOTBALL:
Intermediate ladies lost their Championship semi final to Western Gaels on a scoreline of 1-11 to 1-16. It was a very competitive game with some great football played by both sides.
Thanks to Vinnie, Tom and Damien for their commitment to the ladies team throughout the year. 
Minor championship on 30th Sept against St. Brigids, details tbc.  
U-14 quarter-final will be on 1st Oct, details tbc.

Well done to all of the girls who played on Roscommon development teams in the U15 & U13 Connaught blitz on Sunday.

Monday, September 4, 2017

Update 4th September

Congratulations to Kevin and Monica O'Connor who were jackpot winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in the Mattimoe's Bar. The jackpot was €1,800. €20 winners of the draw were Deirdre O'Connor, Neil Kennedy and Dylan Mattimoe. It will be at €1,000 for the next draw on Saturday Sept 9th which will be held in Scanlon's Bar.

The McGovern Directional Drilling Senior Team play their final Senior Championship group game against Padraig Pearses this Saturday, Sept 9th, in the Abbey Park at 6:45pm. 

Sympathy of the club to the Kearney family on their recent bereavement.

UNDERAGE
The U-12 division 5 team had wins over Western Gaels and St. Brigid's  last week. Their next game is against Clan na nGael Wednesday evening, in Johnstown at 7pm.

The U-12 division 1 team have two games this week, Monday Sept 4th against Western Gaels in frenchpark at 7pm and Saturday Sept 9th against St. Brigid's in the Abbey Park at 12noon.
The U-13 team play Kilbride Saturday Sept 9th, in the Abbey Park at 1:30pm.

LADIES FOOTBALL
Well done to the Green Veterinary sponsored Intermediate ladies on their win over Eire Og in the Championship play off.  The are now through to the semi-final against Western Gaels in Elphin, on Saturday, Sept 9th, at 6.30pm.

U14's lost to St. Dominics in round 3 of the Championship.  Details of quarter-final TBC. 

Thanks to all who supported our Church gate collection this weekend.

Sympathy of the club to the Kearney family on their recent bereavement.

Monday, August 28, 2017

Update 28th August

Marion McGovern, Enda Madden and Michelle Reynolds were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in the Wynne's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,800 for the next draw on Saturday Sept 2nd which will be held in Mattimoe's Bar.

Well done to McGovern Directional Drilling Senior Team on their Senior Championship win over St Faithleachs at the weekend. They remain in contention for the knock out stages and face Padraig Pearses in Abbey Park in the final group game on Saturday 9 September.

Best wishes to clubman Karl Keenan and wife-to-be Eadion who are getting wedding this week.

LADIES FOOTBALL:
Intermediate ladies play Eire Og in the Championship play off on Sat 2nd Sept, details tbc.


U14s lost to a very strong Clann na nGael team in rd 2 of the Championship. Next match is against St. Dominics on Sunday 3rd Sept, at 6pm.