Glenville GAA News

24 January, 2012

Glenville GAA News

The start of February signifies the start of the GAA season and its began on the playing field last weekend when Glenville began its U21 campaign with the first round of the Dick Cahill U21 Cup against a stronger Mitchelstown side. Glenville conceded three soft goals early on and were playing catch up after that. Although the lead was reduced to four points midway through the second half the early goals were too much to claw back. Still a good workout and with a lot of players to return to the fold the signs are encouraging for a solid side. Glenville play Mayfield in the next round to maintain further interest. Final score Glenville 0-11 Mitchelstown 3-11.
Action this week centres around the U21 game v Mayfield. The U16s begin their season with a game on Friday night v Grenagh in Fouhys at 7.30. The Juniors have a game Sunday morning v Passage in Fouhys at 12 noon.
League action begins for the Minors an U15s both in the Premier grade on the weekend of feb 4th/5th. Minor v Passage away and U15 v Erins Own. The Junior Football league begins on February 12th with both Junior 2 and 3 sides in action. More on this next week.
Intermediate begins on February 19th with St Vincents visiting Glenville.

Championship Draws
Glenville second team moving up to the Junior A grade for 2012 have been drawn against Fr o Neill in the first round of the Junior AFC. Losers play losers of Lisgoold or Midleton.
The Junior BFC and U21 FC will be made at the next meeting.

Membership
Membership is now due and can be paid to any club officer.

Last Man Standing
With the Allianz leagues beginning on the weekend of February 4th Glenville GAA are running a last man standing competition where you pick a team each week with the winning players moving on to the next round. Cost is €10 . For more details contact Diarmuid  087 7740628, Noel 087 6160000, Mossie 087 1261694. Who will be more than happy to explain !!.

Condolences
The club would like to extend its sincere condolences to the o’Leary family with the sudden death of Pat a great shock to the community. Pat who played football for Glenville for many years was a great Glenville supporter and his three sons Denis, Willie and Paddy still active on the playing field our deepest sympathies are extended and to his family and in particular to his wife Lizzie who is very active in GAA circles.
Also in the past few weeks Helen o Leary nee Sheehan passed away. Again a great Glenville supporter after a long illness passed away leaving her husband Ted and family. Our thoughts are with both families in this difficult time.