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Published on June 19th, 2017 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle GAA club weekly news

Joe Simon, Maura Clarke and Johnny Dwyer were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Mattimoe’s Bar. The jackpot wasn’t won. It will be at €2,400 for the next draw on Saturday June 24th which will be held in Scanlon’s Bar, with Team eight in charge.

The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored seniors defeated Furety in the O’Gara Cup/Division 2 league on Saturday last.
The Cooney Motors/Centra sponsored juniors start the junior B championship when they play Tulsk next Sunday June 25th, at 12noon in the Abbey Park.

All roads lead to St Joseph’s Hall in Boyle on Friday June 30 for what will be a very enjoyable night for all Gaelic Football supporters. The ‘Road To Croker’ event brings together a range of household names in Gaelic Football for an evening that is not to be missed.

The Sunday Game pundits Joe Brolly and Martin Carney, two time All Ireland winning manager John O Mahony, former Dublin captain Collie Moran, Roscommon’s inimitable Shane Curran, leading GAA administrator John Prenty and former Galway stalwart Brian Talty will all bring a wealth of Gaelic Football knowledge and experience to St Joseph’s Hall in Boyle for what promises to be a very entertaining evening. Topics on the agenda will include championship formats, team preparation, the current state of the game and of course the upcoming provincial finals in all four provinces.

Speaking at the launch of the event, kindly sponsored by Cooney Motors, Boyle Kathleen Hanmore, Chairperson of Boyle GAA Club commented ‘‘We’re delighted to host this Gaelic Football forum and feel that this evening will yield invaluable insights into the game given the vast experience of our star- studded panel of speakers. Above all, we look forward to a wonderful night of entertainment. We are also very pleased to announce that a donation from our proceeds will be made to the Irish Kidney Association’.

In addition, somebody in the audience will end up on the road to croker themselves with the attractive raffle prize of an All-Ireland Football Final weekend in Dublin with two tickets for the final.

Tickets for this one-off event are just €10 and are available from Boyle club members. For further information on tickets you can email boylegaatreasurer@gmail.com or telephone 086 8526329/ 086 8164541.

Sympathy of the club to the Bolger family on their recent bereavement.

UNDERAGE: U-12 Division 1 Play Off, Roscommon Gaels v Boyle Monday June 19th in Lisnamult at 7:30pm. U-12 Division 5 Final Boyle play Kilmore Sunday June 25th in Hyde Park. U-14 Garda Cup, Boyle play Castlerea on Sunday June 25th at 11am in Castlerea.

LADIES FOOTBALL: Green Veterinary sponsored Ladies play Kilglass in Round 1 of the Intermediate Championship at 7pm on Saturday 24th in Kilglass.
Boyle Country Meats sponsored U-12’s play the Division 1B Final in Ballyleague next Sunday 25th June. Details TBC.

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