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Killeagh GAA Newsletter 4th August 2014

Killeagh GAA NEWSLETTER FOR W/C August 4th 2014.

Club Lotto Results;

Details for our latest Lotto draw are as follows:

Numbers drawn on Tuesday July 29th were 4, 17, 18 and 25.

There was no winner of this week’s jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €10800.

Lucky dip winners were Mary Landers, Mary Seward, Carmel Barry and Eoghan O’Horgan.

Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly lotto draw.​ Lotto draw takes place in clubhouse every Tuesday night.

Social Night;

There was a great night in Kennedys Bar, Killeagh on Saturday evening last, August 2nd where the new Development Contribution Scheme (DCS) draw was held. Good music, good food and great chat were the order of the night in the sumptuous surroundings of Kennedy’s Bar. The annual, limited draw was held where there were ten prizes given out: 1st prize was €2000 and was won by Billy Smiddy, 2nd prize was €1000 and was won by Andy Leahy. There were eight further prizes of €250 and they went to Sheila Spillane, Arthur Murphy, Pat Walsh (Snr), John Walsh, Tracey Kennedy, Sean Crowley, Michael O’Neill and Dermot Sheehan. Club chairman Kieran Scully welcomed and thanked everyone for their attendance and, most importantly for their continued, valuable support to Killeagh GAA Club. He was helped in performing the draw by DCS steering group members Tim Crotty and JJ Fennelly.

Club Shop;

The Club shop is open on Saturday mornings from 10.30am to 11.30am. Plan a visit to your club shop where you can choose from a wide selection of sports accessories in your club colours. Replica jerseys (all sizes), shorts, training clothing, etc. are available for all ages Please support your club by purchasing from the club shop.

Fixtures / Results:

Cork SHC: Killeagh versus Courcey Rovers, Relegation Final,  August 23rd, Further details TBC.

Golf Society:

Killeagh GAA Golf Society have their next outing at Castlemartyr Resort on Thursday August 14th 2014. Tee times and further datails available from Ray Rochford on 0872330054.

Juvenile News:

Fixtures/Results:

U-21Hurling C’ship: Cloyne 0-17 v Killeagh-Ita’s 1-17 played in Castlemartyr on Saturday August 2nd at 7pm

Minor Hurling C’ship: Killeagh-Itas versus Douglas in CIT on Wednesday August 6th at 8pm

U-13 HL; Killeagh v St. Colmans in Cloyne (new pitch) at 7pm on Monday Aug 4th

U-21Hurling C’ship:

A large crowd supporting both clubs attended this game which was played in Castlemartyr on Saturday at 7pm. It was a beautiful evening at the ever improving facilities in Castlemartyr. While the game itself was not a classic performance by either team there were, on occasions, some great individual displays especially in the art of free-taking. Killeagh-Ita’s had a number of players who were carrying niggling injuries but they played through the pain barrier to eke out a victory and set up a semi-final clash with Carrigtwohill. They got off to the ideal start with a pointed free from Mathew Murphy. They edged further ahead by three points before Cloyne opened their account with a pointed free also. The rest of the half was very much a display of free-taking as very few scores came from open play. At the break Killeagh-Ita’s led by 0-10 to 0-08 but suffered a hammer blow just before half-time when the heavily strapped Mathew Murphy had to leave the field through injury. His replacement in the second half was Cork minor hurler Eoghan Keniry and what a start he had to his game. With the second half only four minutes old he had 1-01 from open play on the scoreboard to stretch Killeagh-Ita’s lead to five points. His goal came from a slick move down the left hand side where he combined with Gary Leahy to score a truly wonderful goal. However Cloyne stuck to their task and worked away at reducing the deficit. Their cause was helped by some silly frees given by the Killeagh-Itas team in front of goals. Cloyne chose to score points and began to put the boys in green under pressure. As the game entered the final five minutes it was there for the taking and Killeagh-Itas made the most of the opportunities given. They scored three points without reply to emerge victorious on a scoreline of 1-17 to 0-17.

Team: C Walsh, D Murphy, B McCarthy, S Treacy, David Cahill, C O’Brien, Dara Cahill, A Keniry, S McCarthy, M Murphy, D Walsh, D O’Brien, D Coleman, G Leahy, S Smiddy,

Subs Used: E Keniry, D Long and D Landers.

Fé 11 Iomáint Watergrasshill 4-3, Killeagh-Ita’s 4-3

A very entertaining game of hurling was played in Felix Sarsfields Park in Watergrasshill on Tuesday evening last. Our team was short a number of regulars so a few Under 10s were drafted in and they played really well. In this 13-a-side game, both sides got fine scores and hurled the ball quickly up and down the field. David Buckley was very brave in goals, George Walsh and Rory Lynch were solid at the back, while Evan Lane did really well at centre back where he was ably assisted by Under 10 wing backs Rory Motherway and Darragh O’Leary. Ben Budds and Eoin Brenner covered loads of ground at midfield, while our most impressive line was our half-forward line. Daniel Walsh and Conor Meade, both U-10’s caught some great ball and got a goal each while Jack Flanagan, David Buttimer and Colm Landers also did well up front. David got the score of the game, finishing off a fine move with great passes from Eoin Brenner and Conor Meade. Having led by 2-1 to 1-3 at half time our boys had to play against the wind in the second half and held a 2-goal lead with time almost up, but two goals, the second a bullet, brought our hosts level and a draw was the final, and the fairest, result.

Team: David Buckley, George Walsh, Rory Lynch, Rory Motherway, Evan Lane, Darragh O’Leary, Eoin Brenner, Ben Budds, Conor Meade, Daniel Walsh, Jack Flanagan, Colm Landers, David Buttimer.

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