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Published on April 1st, 2019 | by BoyleToday.com

Boyle GAA club weekly update

There was no winner of this weeks lotto jackpot of €9,200. The numbers drawn were 1, 5, 8 and 20. €20 winners were Ciaran O Connor, David Hannon and Jim McGrath. Next week’s draw takes place the Stairs.

The McGovern Directional Drilling sponsored team got their 2019 session off the ground playing St Brigids on Sunday last in the Abbey Park. Boyle started the strongest and worked very hard in the first half in particular with some fine performances. However Boyle ran out of steam in the second half and a second half goal mid way through for Brigids sealed the defeat on the score line of 1.13 to 2.09. Team R Kearney, Adam Simon, Conor Flannagan, Killian Cox, Evan McGrath, Marc O Connor , Jack Moran, Ryan Finneran, Tadhg McKenna, Dylan East, Cian McKeon, Mark O Donoughe, Donie Smith, Seamus Kane and Aaron Sharkey. Kieran Cox Conor Tivinan and Roch Hanmore as subs.

The U14 boys competed in their 2nd game of the Division 1 league when they took the long trip to hosts Clann na nGael. Things didn’t look good from the start as Clann na nGael got out blocks earlier with only a minute on the clock Clann hit the net with a looping shot over Boyle’s keeper. Boyle steady themselves and got into to game and soon registered a point on the scored. Both teams traded shots but failing to score, earlier on. Boyle then took command of the game and started to clock up the scores on the scoreboard. Boyle went in at halftime 0:7 to 1:0 . Boyle defence were excellent as the kept Clann out as the host fail to register another score since the first earlier goal but the Clann defence did their job to where Boyle should have a bigger lead at half time. Boyle started to find their way around their opponents defence in the 2nd half and started to put day light between themselves and Clann and ended the game as clear winners with 1-13 to 2:4 on the scoreboard to Boyle.

Results:

Minor Division 2 League National Automation Boyle v St Aidans postponed.

U14 Division 1 League Clann nA Gael 2-4 Cooney Motors Boyle 1-13

Fixtures:

Tuesday 2nd U16 Division 1 Boyle v Clann na nGael 18:30 pm Abbey Park

Friday 5th U14 Division 1 Boyle v St Dominics 18:30 pm Abbey Park

The Senior Ladies lost v St Croans on Sunday also in the Abbey Park. The scoreline there was 3.07 to 2.08.
U16 girls V Clann Na nGael 6.06/to 3.04 to Boyle.

And finally, an open invitation to Parents, players and coaches in all codes, Executive and members of all units and the people of Boyle are invited to the Launch of the Clubs Three Year Plan at 7 pm on the 4th of April in the Clubrooms. The Plan is a compilation of the deliberations of five focus groups who looked at facilities, public relations, administrative structures, coaching and finance.
Boyle GAA is delighted that Connacht Council Secretary John Prenty will launch the Plan. Refreshments served.

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