Boyle GAA club weekly update

There was no winner of last weeks lotto jackpot which now stands at €8,600.  €20 winners were Eammon Perry, Esther Mullen and Hugh McPadden. The numbers drawn were 13, 23, 27, and 28. Next weeks draw takes place in the Moylurg Inn.

The Club would like to extend its gratitude to Ciaran Phelan of National Automation for presentation of tops to the Division 3 Minor Champions on Saturday night last.

Minor Club

Boyle Minors started the division 2 league on Sunday when they were hosted by Tulsk, in very difficult and testing windy condition. Boyle playing with the wind in the fist half raced into an 8-point lead. Tulsk then started to register their scores despite playing against the very strong wind. Boyle went in at half time with a 3-point lead but were hoping for a bigger margin at this stage as they played against the wind in the 2nd half. The early stages of the 2nd half the wind advantage didn’t count for much as both teams exchange scores with Boyle still holding the lead by two points. Midway through the 2nd half Tulsk started to make the wind count and a took the lead with some long-range points and 2 goals. Boyle kept themselves in the game and narrowed the lead near the final stages by point. With the last kick of the game Boyle had chance to level the score from a free kick but were unable level it as the wind played its part again with kick drifting wide on the wind. Final score Tulsk 3-9 Boyle 1-14, Tulsk win by point. This was a good performance from a very young minor Boyle side with 7 u16 players starting the games.

Minor Division 2 League Tulsk 3-9 St Boyle 1-14

Saturday 23rd Feb U16 Division 1 League Boyle v Kilbride 12:00 Abbey Park.

Boyle GAA Club would like to extend their heartiest congratulations to our club members, the Smith Family, who have been chosen as the recipients of the Dermot Early Family Award which will be presented at the 2019 GAA Presidents Award on March 8th. This award is in recognition of their outstanding contribution to the GAA. Club members wishing to attend the event should contact a member of the club executive before March 4th for booking details. The event will be held in the Hogan Suite in Croke Park commencing at 6.30 with live TV screening from 7.15.

A reminder once again that the tickets for the upcoming event ‘Im a celeb get me out of here!’ are coming on sale shortly and all contestants are actively fundraising. Details on ticket sales are to be announced shortly.

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