Published on August 31st, 2015 |
Boyle GAA Club club news
Pride of place this week goes to our McGovern Directional Drilling Seniors on their great win against Strokestown in the Senior Championship in Elphin on Saturday evening last. This victory means qualification for the County Quarter Final where it is anticipated that Padraig Pearses will be our opponents. It also means promotion to Section A of the Senior Championship for 2016. Congratulations to the panel and the management for their hard work throughout the season to date. We hope that there is much more to come. The Club extends its best wishes for speedy recoveries to the players who were injured in the game. The Seniors are also scheduled to play St Faithleachs in the final round of the O’Rourke Cup on Saturday evening next at 6.45pm in the Abbey Park.
A depleted Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra Junior team was defeated by Michael Glaveys in the Division 5 League in the Abbey Park on Sunday.
It has been a busy week for our U12 teams. The Division 1 team lost to Clan na Gael in Johnstown on Tuesday last, but they bounced back from that defeat to overcome Padraig Pearses in Woodmount on Sunday. The Division 4 team had a very successful week with victories over Kilglass Gaels in the Abbey Park on Thursday and over Padraig Pearses (by 2 points) on Sunday in Woodmount.
The U12s will be in action in the Keenan Cup this Wednesday against St Croans in Enfield.
The James Lannon Motor Repairs U16s will play Western Gaels in the Division 1 Championship Semi Final in Abbey Park on Friday at 6.30pm.
The following were €20 winners in the most recent Club Lotto draw which was held in Brunos;- Nuala and Gerry Morris, Carmel Goldrick, Bernard Shannon, Keith Ennis, Patsy Cox and Christy Beirne. The house prize was won by Tom Commons. The jackpot wasn’t won and it will be at a record €9,600 for next Saturday night’s draw which will be held in An Craoibhin, with Team A in charge. Those wishing to buy tickets to be in with a chance of winning this attractive jackpot may get them in most outlets in Boyle or by contacting the Club Officers.
Congratulations to Seamus Cooney on winning a trip to Lisbon in the Club Rossie draw. It is nice to have a winner from the Club. Thanks is extended to all who purchased tickets, thus enabling the Club to reach its stipulated quota of ticket sales.
The Club held a very enjoyable event in the Clubroom on Monday last when a presentation of a pictorial collage of photographs depicting the playing career of former Boyle, Roscommon and Connacht player, the late Tim Lynch, to his wife Nell and his son Barry and daughter Odette. Thanks to Tony Conboy for organising the presentation.
The Club also paid tribute to its main sponsors-McGovern Directional Drilling, Cooney Motors/ Cooney’s Centra, National Automation Limited, Boyle Credit Union and Brogans and Natural Options Pharmacies. It welcomed on board James Lannon Motor Repairs who are sponsoring the U16 panel.