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Published on April 14th, 2014 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle GAA news 14/4/14

The following were €20 winners at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Dodd’s Bar, John and Marguerite Nally, Darren O’Connor, Ailbhe Hanmore, Jeff Gunning, Sean Mahon and Rita Sharkey/ Kit O’Beirne. The Jackpot wasn’t won and it will stand at €6,000 for next Staurday night’s draw which will be held in An Craoibhin, with Team E (Pat Goldrick) in charge.
A mixed week on the playing fields. The U14 boys had a winning debut in their league when overcoming Eire Og in Loughglynn on Tuesday last. They will play Western Gaels in their next outing on Friday next in Boyle –see fixtures for details. The U 16s lost to St Faithleachs in Boyle on Sunday in their Division 2 game. They are scheduled to entertain Western Gaels in Boyle in their final game on Sunday week 27th.
The National Automation Limited Minors lost to Western Gaels by 2 points in a high scoring game in Frenchpark on Tuesday evening last. Special note on the this game was the scoring of Cian McKeon who contributed 1-17 for the team. That was the minors last league outing.
The Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra Juniors had a 2 point win over St Ronans in their Division 4 League opener in Ballyfarnon on Friday evening. Their next outing is scheduled for  Friday 25th in the Abbey Park against St Barrys.
The McGovern Directional Drilling Seniors’ O’Rourke Cup date with Roscommon Gaels on Sunday was postponed as is next Sunday’s scheduled game with Padraig Pearses because of the County U21 and Senior teams upcoming engagements. The Club extends its best wishes to Nigel and the U21s and especially our own representatives Donie and Enda Smith in the All Ireland U21 Semi Final in Portlaoise on Saturday next.
Secondary School students who are members of Boyle GAA Club are advised that the County Board is offering Gaeltacht Scholarships worth €200 each. Details of how to apply are available on the County Board website www.roscommongaa.ie . The closing date for entries is Friday 25th April.
The Senior Club will hold its monthly meeting on this Wednesday evening at 8.30pm. A full attendance is requested. GAA supporters in Boyle are reminded that the Club Rossie tickets are still available from Mike Junior Smith at 086 2531736. There are great prizes on offer, and the proceeds will provide support for both our Boyle teams and the County teams which are currently enjoying great success. Congratulations to Mark O’Connor and Amy Sweeney who were married over the weekend.

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