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Published on September 24th, 2018 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle GAA club weekly news

There was no winner if this weeks lotto jackpot of €6,500. €20 winners were Deirdre Purcell, Ciaran Sheerin and Lisa Garvin. Next weeks draw will take place in “The Stairs”.

The clubs McGowan Directional Drilling sponsored senior team had a very disappointing result against out neighbours Western Gaels at the weekend. Two early goals meant Boyle were always chasing the game. The team have two games left in the league and if they win both, they will be into the county league semi final so there is still a lot for this team to play for.

Ladies News

Well done to the U8 and U10 girls who played their last matches of the season in Castlerea on Friday. Great to see the girls’ skill and confidence developing throughout the year. Thank you to the coaches who have dedicated so much time to the girls during the year. U8’s management team: Ray Hannon, Padraic Cunningham, Blaithin Cregg, Alan Tiernan, Brid McGowan and Steve Tonry. U10’s management team Padraig Casey, Enda Commons & Brian Kennedy. Thanks also to Barbaranne Fitzpatrick and all ladies who supported.

Commiserations to the Enhance Health and Beauty sponsored U14’s who lost the Division 1B final to a very strong Shannon Gaels team on Saturday. Thanks to the management team of Padraic O’Dowd, Liz O’Dowd, Melanie Johnson, Ann Roddy & Eugene Sheerin for their dedication and effort throughout the year. The club would like to thank Rhonda and Jim McGrath, The Stairs, for their hospitality to the U14 team on Saturday.

The Moylurg sponsored ladies’ Championship campaign concluded on Sunday with a loss to St. Mary’s. A great team effort but it wasn’t their day. Thanks to the management team of Vinny Flanagan and Damien Regan for their training, commitment and effort throughout the year.

Details of next of next stages of the Minor and U16 Championship tbc.

Boys Underage News

Fixtures:

Monday 24th U12 Division 2 Boyle v St Aidans 6:30 Venue Abbey Park. Sunday 30th U16 Division 1 Knockout Boyle v Ballinameen 12:00 Venue: Abbey Park.
Results:

U14 Division 1 Championship Final Boyle 2-13 Roscommon Gaels 5-9.

Boyle hold their heads high as they are beaten finalst of U14 Division 1 Championship. Boyle score 2 points in the very early exchanges of the game to lead by 2 but Roscommon got ahead by a goal a lead they never relinquish through the rest of the game. Boyle tried hard to try and claw back the lead, but could only narrow the gap down to 5 points during the 2nd half but they did stop Roscommon from only registering 3 scores in the 2nd half but it was not enough as Roscommon goals proved to be match winner. Well done to both players and coaches, it was a great season to have reached semi’s of the spring league. A huge performance in Feile this summer also reaching the semi final and beaten finalist of Division one Championship having won all the leagues games of the Championship. Well done to all involved.

The club wishes to extend sympathies to the Sharkey and Casey families on their recent bereavements.

Also thanks to the club members who helped out for the matches on Saturday

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