Published on August 1st, 2016 | by BoyleToday.com
Boyle GAA club news
John Finneran and Myles Quinn were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Patrick’s Well. The house prize was won by Joanne McPhearson. The jackpot wasn’t won and it will stand at €1,100 for next Saturday night’s draw which will be held in Kate Lavins and Team A will be in charge. The Club hosted an enjoyable event in the Clubroom on Saturday evening last to honour our recent Club Lotto jackpot winner of €11,900 Padraig Sweeney, Drumshanbo. Padraig and his wife Joan were present. Club Chairperson Martin Dolan welcomed them and congratulate Padraig on his marvellous win. He thanked the various licensed premises in Boyle who facilitate us with the holding of the fortnightly draw, He also thanked the premises who sell our envelopes, and the Club members who are members of our lotto teams. He appealed for more Club members to assist with the task. He also thanked Lotto Co-ordinator Aidan Lavin for his ongoing commitment. The Chairperson also acknowledged our lotto envelope sponsor Brogans and Natural Options and the envelope printer Purcell Print.
A very young Cooney Motors/Cooney’s Centra Junior team lost to Clann na nGael in a high scoring Division 4 Championship encounter in Johnstown on Friday evening last.
The McGovern Directional Drilling seniors will play their third round of the Senior Championship on Sunday next in Tulsk at 2pm when they take on Padraig Pearses. The Club would appreciate maximum support for this important game.
Boyle GAA Club will hold a Monster Auction on August 13th in the Sports Complex, Boyle starting at 1pm. Some of the items to be auctioned include: 2 All-Ireland Football Final Tickets, furniture (3-piece suite, coffee tables, table and chairs), vouchers for Beauticians, Barbers, Hairdressers, Mens clothing, Hotel break, Car servicing, English higher level leaving cert grinds, signed Joe Canning Hurley, signed Roscommon Jersey, bags of turf, timber, pass for the races, bottles of spirits, 20 pints of beer, pass for Zip-it, yearly passes to Lough Key, Jewellery and voucher for Vets practice and a completed Will by Solicitor. If any business or individual would like to donate new/nearly new furniture, services or any item we could auction please contact Shane 086 880 3626 or Mary 086 821 1683.
The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored U-14s had a good win over St Ciarans in the Division 1 Championship last week.
U12s are scheduled to play Roscommon Gaels on Sunday next in Lisnamult in the Summer League in both Div 1 and Div 5. The Div 1 game is at 11am and the Div 5 game is at 12 noon.
The James Lannon Tyre Centre sponsored U-16s are scheduled to play Eire Og in the Div 3 Championship on Tuesday week 9th August in Loughglynn at 7.30pm
Sympathy is extended to the Byrne and Higgins families, Boyle on the death of Mrs Kathleen Byrne.
Ladies Football: The intermediate ladies play Padraig Pearses in the championship today Monday at 6pm in the Abbey Park.