Monday, November 20, 2017

Update 20th November

PRIDE OF PLACE THIS WEEK goes to the U-13 team who were crowned Feile champions after defeating Roscommon Gaels over the weekend. Well done to all involved and thanks to management team for all their hard work over the past few weeks.

Eugene and Mary Halligan, Aine Gannon and Dominic Slein were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw in Mattimoe's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €2,100 for the next draw on Saturday November 25th which will be held in Creighton's Bar. 

Well done to Niamh Brogan, Maeve Brogan and Iarla Regan who performed so well in the instrumental section at Scor on Saturday night. They are now through to the county final in December.  Thanks to Ann Conboy for her advice and guidance. 

Best of luck to our quiz team at the Scor na nOg quiz next weekend.  Hope the questions suit! 

The curtain came down on the Junior season over the weekend when an under strength team  lost out to Kilmore. Thanks to the players on the panel. The season saw  some good wins but was frustrated by too many cancellations, often at the last minute , which killed the momentum. Much appreciation must go to the management team of Bernard Shannon, Aidan Lavin and Paul Beirne who 'kept the faith' throughout the year. Special thanks also to Alan Cooney , Cooney Motors for his sponsorship of the team.

LADIES FOOTBALL:
Corrib Oil sponsored Division 2 Minor Final V's Kilbride in Tarmonbarry, Friday 24th Nov at 8.30pm. Please support the girls.

Boyle Ladies AGM will take place in the  clubhouse on Sun Nov 26th at 5pm. All coaches, players, parents and everyone interested in the development of ladies football in Boyle is invited to attend. 
It's a great opportunity to discuss new ideas and initiatives for the club.

Congratulations to Sharon Conroy and husband Tom on their wedding.

Monday, November 13, 2017

Update 13th November

Trudy Lavin, Ethan O'Flaherty and Joe McDermott were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw in Wynnes's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €2,000 for the next draw on Saturday November 18th which will be held in Mattimoe's Bar.

The National Automation sponsored U-20 team were defeated in their final group game against St. Faithleach's in the Abbey Park over the weekend. As a result they do not qualify for the knockout stages. The club would like to thank Donal Smith, Manager, Jim Mc Grath, Marc O Connor , David Callaghan and Mikey McGrath for their work with the team.

The Cooney Motors/Centra junior team play Kilmore in the Division 5 league this Saturday Nov 18th, in Kilmore at 2pm.

The annual AGM will take place on Sunday December 3rd, in the clubrooms at 4pm.

LADIES FOOTBALL: 

Well done to the Corrib Oil sponsored Minor Ladies who beat Oran in the  Championship semi final. Details of final tbc.
The club's weekly walk continues between 6-7pm each Monday starting outside the complex, with routes to suit everyone.  So why not come along and join in this community well-being initiative, everyone is welcome.

Congratulations to Sarah Keenehan and husband Peter on their wedding.

Monday, November 6, 2017

Update 6th November

The National Automation sponsored U-20's were defeated by Fuerty over the weekend. Their last group game is against St. Faithleach's, Sunday 12th in  the Abbey Park at 2pm.

The u-13 Feile team are through to the final after defeating Shannon Gaels. Final details TBC.

Warm appreciation to Jenny Morgan who facilitated a cookery demonstration and practical with members of the u 20 panel. The lads learned many practical and useful skills. Thanks also to Abbey Community College for the use of the excellent kitchen facilities.

Date for the diary,  The Club AGM will take place on Sunday the 3rd of December at 4 pm. 
Congratulations to good friend of Boyle GAA, Neil Kennedy and his bride Laura on their recent marriage. They are sent the Clubs best wishes 

The Boyle GAA Nursery Programme got off to a great start with over 60 young boys and girls having great fun while playing games and doing activities specifically focused on improving their agility, balance and coordination. The children had a special visit from Boyle GAA Captain Roch Hanmore  who brought the O'Gara Cup with him and gave us plenty of opportunities for photographs much to the children's delight.

We would like to thank our speakers who spoke with parents on the night. County Coaching Officer Padraig Mitchell gave a very informative talk on the proven benefits of exercise and team sports for children in their physical, mental and emotional development. Roch and his sister Catriona told parents how playing GAA with Boyle had been a very important part of their youth and continued to be into their adult lives. The camaraderie and friendships they formed with their teammates since joining as young children at U12 are still there today.

The nursery programme is open to all young children aged 4-6 years of age and will run for 16 weeks each Monday from 6-7pm in Boyle Complex.  There are still some places available, just come along at 6pm on Monday.

The clubs Health and Well being Officer Jackie Valentine is also organising weekly walks between 6-7pm each Monday outside the complex with routes to suit everyone.  So why not come along and join in this community well-being initiative, everyone is welcome

Sympathy of the club to the McDermott and Bohan family on their recent bereavement.

LADIES FOOTBALL:
Corrib Oil sponsored Minor Ladies Championship semi final v's Oran in the Abbey Park at 1.15pm. Please come along and support the team

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Update 31st October

Carmel Goldrick, Marcus Clarke and Anne McLoughlin were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw in Clarke's Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,800 for the next draw on Saturday November 4th which will be held in Kate Lavins.

Congratulations and well done to Enda Smith who has being selected to represent Ireland at the upcoming International Rules Series down under against Australia.

Well to the National Automation sponsored U-20 team who defeated Castlerea, St. Kevins in their opening group game. Their next group game is against St. Ciarnan's  this Sunday Novemeber 5th, in Fuerty at 12 noon.

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

LADIES FOOTBALL: 
Corrib Oil sponsored Minor ladies championship semi-final v's Oran on the 12th November 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 23, 2017

Update 23rd October

Marie and Fergal O'Donnell, Cian McKeon and Andy McGill were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw in Clarkes Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €1,700 for the next draw on Saturday October 28th which will be held in Clarke's Bar. Special thanks to Andy McGill who returned his prize.

The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored Juniors were scheduled to play Kilmore but was called off due to an unplayable pitch.

The U-20 team start their campaign this Sunday Oct 29th, when they  host Castlerea, St. Kevin's in the Abbey Park at 12noon. Best of luck to all involved.

A total of €2,110 was collected from the recent bake sale held in Boyle GAA clubhouse for Niamh's Journey There, a huge thank you to all the people who supported us so generously, to all the fantastic bakers and all the people who helped out on the day, wishing Niamh all the best from Boyle GAA.

Sympathies of the club to Liam Kerins on the passing of his brother.

LADIES FOOTBALL:
Well done to the Corrib Oil sponsored Minors on their win over St. Croan's. They are now through to the semi final. Details TBC.

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.