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Published on February 22nd, 2016 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle GAA club news

The McGovern Directional Drilling Seniors suffered a defeat to Kilmore in the O’Rourke Cup Senior Football League over the weekend. There will be a break for the team for a few weeks as Roscommon are back in action from this weekend.

The National Automation Minors went down to a stronger Castlerea, St. Kevin’s in the Division Three League on Saturday last. Panel: R. Kearney, C. O’Donoghue, M. Grigitas, D. Battles, K. Morris, M. Kenedy, L. Casey, C. McKeon, J. Tighe, L. Garvin, A. O’Connor, E. O’Driscoll, R, Flanagan, B. Regan, O. Regan, C. Derry and S. Mullins. The next round of their league is against Oran this Saturday 27th at 4pm, in Boyle.

The James Lannon Tyre Centre U-16’s commence their division three league against Eire Og next Sunday28th, at 12pm, in the Abbey Park.

Tickets are currently on sale for the Club’s  fundraiser–the draw for a most attractive 5 day return trip for two to New York for the Roscommon v New York Connacht Senior Football Championship. Other prizes in the draw include a 32” Nordmende Television (sponsored by Joe Simon-Home Garden and Build), a Samsung Galaxy Tab(sponsored by Trojan IT),and a Weekend Getaway Break (sponsored by Kelly’s Super Valu). Tickets are available from all committee members.

The Club will be launching Boyle GAA Feile na nGael 2016 in the Clubrooms  tonight Feb 22nd at 7pm. All are welcome to attend. Light refreshments served. The club is asking the whole community to get behind the team as it is the first time Boyle have represented Roscommon in the football competition.

Féile na nGael is a Club festival for Hurling, Football, Camogie and Handball at Under 14 level, involving teams from across the Association. The Féile na nGael National tournaments will be held in Kerry/Cork/Limerick on the weekend of 24th – 26th June 2016.

Féile provides an opportunity for:

  • Under 14 players to participate in an annual Festival of Hurling/Camogie, Handball and Gaelic Football/Ladies Gaelic football
  • Clubs to experience playing against teams from other Counties/Provinces
  • Clubs to foster links with other Clubs in other Counties/Provinces
  • Counties to celebrate Gaelic games by acting as hosts
A core aim of Féile tournaments is to promote a philosophy whereby every player has the opportunity to participate and play in their respective Féile tournament at a level commensurate to their age, skills and strengths.

Ladies Football: Registration for U-8’s to Minor, Thursday 25th in the Clubrooms from 7pm to 8:30pm.

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