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Published on June 25th, 2017 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle GAA weekly club news

Congratulations to Bernard Hickey who won the jackpot of €2,400 at the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Scanlon’s Bar. €20 winners were Mary Doyle, Darragh Beirne and Dominic Slein. It will be at €1,000 for the next draw on Saturday July 1st which will be held in Creighton’s Bar, with Team nine in charge.

Well done the Cooney Motors sponsored juniors who salvaged a draw again Tulsk in the Junior B championship on Sunday last. Their next outing is against St. Faithleach’s in the Junior B championship next Saturday July 1st, in Ballyleague at 7pm

All roads lead to St Joseph’s Hall in Boyle next Friday June 30th 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 emailboylegaatreasurer@gmail.com or telephone 086 8526329/ 086 8164541.

Congratulations to Mark and Amy O’Connor on the birth of their son, Sonny.

UNDERAGE FOOTBALL: The U-12 division 1 and 5 teams were unlucky losing their respective finals over the weekend. The U-14 team suffered defeat to Castlerea in the Garda Cup last week. The U-14’s start their championship with an away fixture in Woodmount against Padraig Pearses nextThursday June 29th, at 7:30pm.

LADIES FOOTBALL:

Well done to the Ladies  on winning their first Round of the Championship. Round 2 against St. Ciarans in the Abbey Park at 12pm on Sunday 2nd July.
Hard luck to the Boyle Country Meats sponsored U12 girls who lost the Division 1B co. Final on a scoreline of 1-3 to 4 points. Great team effort by all:
Ruth Johnson; Carrie O Donnell; Ailbhe Kennedy; Brona Mulrennan; Ciara Byrne; Sophie King; Leah Downes; Caoimhe Cregg; Eabha Lawlor; Shona Brogan; Aimee Roddy; Leonie Wynne; Sally Mc Grath; Katelynn Roddy; Lily Commons; Anne Kennedy; Ailish Casey; Aine Donoghue; Aoife O Dowd; Nicole Scally; Caoimhe Reilly.
Thanks to the management team of Adrian Brogan and Blaithin Cregg for their commitment. Thanks also to the parents and supporters. Well done girls on a super effort.

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