Boyle GAA club weekly update

Our senior team fell short in their match v Western Gaels. Thank all the volunteers who ensured that all fixtures were completed on Sunday for all 4 matches.

Congratulations also to Tadgh Lowe who won the Kerry player of the year in New York, Tadgh should also feature in the playing Leitrim in two week’s time.

Belfast trip
The Club’s second annual Social Initiative day out was once again a great success. The Club Rossie bus, driven by our own Damien Regan, brought 46 passengers to visit the Titanic Experience in Belfast on Friday last. All enjoyed this wonderful historical and educational exhibition which had the added attraction of being able to inspect the nearby SS Nomadic. Thanks to all who participated, to Martin and Barry for organising the event, to Kathleen and James for providing refreshments before departure and Hannah for provision of scones which sustained us on our return journey. Thanks especially to Damien for taking a day off work to drive the bus. Thoughts are already turning to choosing a destination for next year’s trip!

Many thanks to Club historian Tony Conboy for adding three more frames to the already impressive pictorial record  of the Clubs history which graces the walls of the Clubrooms.  The new frames celebrate the  achievements of Sean Young , Micheal O Callaghan and stars of the 80s.    Tony Murphy is also to be complimented on designing the pictorial presentations. Thanks to Pat Goldrick for mounting the frames.

Elsewhere on the pitch at underage:
Results: u14 div 1 Boyle v St Brigids. conceded by Brigids. u12 div 1 Michaels Galveys 0:17 Boyle 0:11  U14 Div 1 Boyle 3:12 Strokestown 1:2    Fixtures Thurs 26th: U14 Div 1  Kilbride v Boyle, Kilbride 7:30  Saturday 28th: Div 1 u12 Boyle v Padraig Pearses, Abbey Park 12:00. u12 Div 5b Boyle v St Michaels, Abbey Park 2:00.

On the ladies front:
Thanks to Vention Medical for sponsoring a set of jerseys for the U16 team. In the last round match of the Championship the U16s  had a 1 point win over St. Brigids. It was a very competitive match with great skill displayed by both teams. Details of the knockout rounds of the championship to be confirmed.

The ladies lost to St. Mary’s in the league. Details of the league semi final tbc.

The U12s played Shannon Gaels on Sat and St. Michaels (Mon 23rd).

Best wishes to the Roscommon U14 team in the Connaught B final. Club players Aisling Feely (Captain), Caoimhe Cregg and Isabelle King.

Best wishes also to the Roscommon Minors in the Connaught A final. Club players Aine Mullins and Sinead Glennon.

Finally our Junior team are out in championship action this coming Saturday evening v Furety in the Abbey Park at 6pm.

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