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Published on April 24th, 2016 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle GAA club news

Deirdre O’Connor and John Tansey were €20 in the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held Wynne’s Bar. The house prize was won by Darren Beirne. The jackpot wasn’t won and it will be at a new record of €11,400 forthis Saturday night’s draw which will be held in Creighton’s. Team D will be in charge.

A depleted McGovern Directional Drilling Limited Seniors had ahard earned but vital win over Oran in Rockfield on Sunday. Their next outing will be against Castlerea St Kevins in the first round of the Senior Championship on Sunday week 8th May in the Abbey Park at 2pm.

The Cooney Motors/Cooney Centra Juniors play St. Ronan’s in the Division 4 league on Saturday next in the Abbey Park, at 7pm.

The National Automation Minors suffered a defeat to St. Croan’s in the Division 3 league on Friday last.

 The James Lannon Tyre Centre U-16’s received a walkover from Eire Og in the Division 3 league this weekend.

 The Cooney Motors/Cooney Centra U-14’s defeated Roscommon Gaels in the Division 1 league on Thursday last. They play St. Brigid’s in the Division 1 league next Thursday in the Abbey Park, at 7pm.

Our U12s Div 1 and Div 5 teams both had good wins over teams from St Brigids in their respective league games which were played in Abbey Park on Sunday.

The U-12’s will play Padraig Pearses in the Division 1 league on Saturday next at 2pm. The U-12’s Division 4 team play Padraig Pearses Division 4 team at 3:30pm. Both games to be played in the Woodmount.

Members of Boyle GAA Clubs (Male and Female clubs) who are currently secondary school students are advised that applications are currently being sought by the County Board Gaeltacht Scholarships valued at €200. Applications can be downloaded from the “Culture” section on www.gaaroscommon.ie . Entries must be accompanied by an essay as Gaeilge entitled “An Cumann Lúthchleas Gael sa bhliain 2016”, and the closing date is 29th April.

Don’t forget that the Club is currently holding a “Cash for Clobber” collection. We want sealed bags of old clothes (clean), old footwear and mobile phones-separate bags for footwear and mobiles). The proceeds will go towards purchase of new jerseys for our young players. We encourage every parent to do a “spring clean” and bring bags to the Clubroom NO LATER THAN SATURDAY NEXT 30th APRIL. The Clubrooms will be open from 11am on Saturday. Bags can be deposited by arrangement with any of our team managements at training times.

The Club extends it sympathy to the King family on the death of Mrs Elizabeth (Betty) King, Hanly Avenue.

Best wishes are extended to the Roscommon Senior footballers who will commence their Connacht Championship campaign in Gaelic Park, New York on Sunday next. We wish the players and managem
ent(especially the Boyle representatives) a successful trip and we hope that those who are travelling have a great holiday.

Those who have not yet acquired their Club Rossie draw ticket are asked to contact our Club officers immediately. There is €30,000 in prize funds available.
Supporters are asked to support our church gate collection this weekend for underage football (male) in Boyle

Ladies Football:
The U-14’s were defeated by Clann na nGael in the Feile on Wednesday last. The U-12’s play St. Michael’s today Monday in Cootehall at 7:30pm.

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