Boyle GAA club weekly news

The McGovern Directional Drilling Seniors held out for a hard earned draw with Padraig Pearses in the O’Rourke Cup in the Abbey Park on Sunday. It was a game that Boyle dominated for long periods but the shooting boots were forgotten.
 The U12 second team had a great win over Padraig Pearses in the Abbey Park on Sunday in the Division 5 Spring League Semi Final. They have now joined their first team colleagues who have already qualified for the Div 2 Final. One of these finals is expected to be scheduled for this coming weekend.
The Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra Juniors are scheduled to play the second round of the Junior 2B Championship against Kilbride in Kilbride on Sunday next. This team’s Division 5 League game versus Kilglass Gaels has been rescheduled for Wednesday week 24th.
The U14 Division 1 team played their first round championship game against Si Brigids in Kiltoom on Monday. The U14 Division 4 team is scheduled to play St Dominics in their first round championship in Abbey Park on this Thursday at 7.30pm.
The Cash for Clobber campaign will end on Saturday next. We urge those who have yet to complete their “spring clean” to make arrangements to get their bags of unwanted clothing, hand bags, shoes,mobile phones or laptops by 11am on Saturday next at the latest.
A final call is being made this week to those who have not yet enlisted in the Club Rossie draw to do so by Friday next as the draw is imminent.
The Club will be embarking on an “Operation Transformation” project in the late summer.
Club supporters are advised that when shopping in Kelly’s Supervalu, Boyle, to enter their tokens for the “GAA Kits for Kids” in support of Boyle GAA Club. This initiative assists in the provision of gear and equipment for our underage footballers and the offer continues until 5th July.
Thanks to Jan Flanagan for organising First Aid training for team mentors on Thursday evening last. The session was well attended and proved to be extremely useful.
A training course (certified by Irish Heart Foundation) for those wishing to learn or refresh their skills in basic life support/Defibrillator has been scheduled for Wednesday 24th June. Those wishing to attend should contact Jan Flanagan at 086 0667163.
Congratulations to Roscommon hurlers on their great win over Mayo on Sunday in Pearse Stadium, thus winning their place in next year’s Christy Ring Cup and securing the Connacht Intermediate title.
Best wishes to Roscommon Senior footballers in the Connacht Championship against Sligo on Saturday next.
The County Board is seeking applications from persons aged between 15 and 18 years for the Dermot Earley Leadership Initiative. Full details are available on the Roscommon County Board GAA website

 L​adies Club:

Tickets for the Roscommon Ladies GAA Draw are now available. Proceeds go towards the cost of running the co. teams and also the 500+ inter club competitions. Tickets are €50 and cover 26 draws.  €500 to be won every 2 weeks (€350 to the winner and €150 to the selling club). If you wish to purchase a ticket please contact Karen (086)8046477 or Sinead (086)0520191.

Boyle GAA Clubs (Male and Female) extends congratulations to former Ladies player Brid McGowan and her husband, current Senior player Conor on the birth of their baby daughter. Sympathy to Mary, Pat, Sean, Maeve and Niamh Brogan on the passing of Mary’s father, Cornelius O’Donovan RIP.

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