The main event of this coming week is the Boyle GAA Clubs (Men and Ladies) annual Dinner Dance which will be held on this Saturday night 8th February in Kilronan Castle Hotel. The special guest on the night will be St Brigids All Ireland winning goalkeeper and former Roscommon star Shane Curran. Medals will be presented to our County Intermediate Title winning Intermediate panel and to our U21s who were runners-up in the County Division 1 Championship. The various player of the year awards, and club person of the year and hall of fame awards will be made on the night. Tickets for the event MUST be purchased by this Tuesday night. There will be a special dinner dance committee meeting in the Clubroom at 9pm on Tuesday night at which final ticket sales will be made.
The Minor Club held its AGM on Saturday evening last. The reports from the outgoing officers highlighted a successful year on the playing fields, including the winning of the Keenan Cup. All team managers and their assistants were thanked for their efforts throughout the season. The Club thanked Abbey College for making available their facilities when required. Gratitude was also expressed to main Minor Team sponsor National Automation Limited and all others who provided funding to the Club. The following officers were elected;-Chairperson-Leonard Sutton, Vice Chair-Stephen Tonra, Secretary-Sabrina Kearns, Assistant Secretary- Claire Conway, Treasurer-Olive Filan, Assistant Treasurer-Mary Halligan, Registrar-Mary Clifford, P.R.O- Bernie Mullins. County Board Delegates Sabrina Kearns and Leonard Sutton, with Odran Feely and Stephen Tonra. Team Managers- U8 -Aaron Sharkey and Gary Sheerin, U10-Noel Casey, Eugene Halligan and Patrick Duffy, U12-Gerry Cregg, Len Sutton, Eamon Glennan and Odran Feely. Managers to be appointed for the other age groups. Parents and players are asked to note that registration for U10s and U12s will be held in the sports complex this Tuesday from 5.30pm.
The Club Lotto draw will be postponed until Saturday 15th because this week’s draw coincides with the Dinner Dance.
Congratulations are extended to Fuerty on winning the All Ireland Junior Semi Final and we wish them and their Boyle connection on their management–Jonathan Conroy, every success in the All Ireland Final in Croke Park on Sunday next. Congratulations are also extended to Roscommon U21s and Seniors on their successes at the weekend.
Training will continue for the Intermediate Ladies on the training pitch in Abbey Park on Friday at 8pm. The Ladies Club wishes to emphasise that tickets for the Dinner Dance MUST be purchased by Tuesday night.