Castlelyons GAA Club News

18 April, 2013

Castlelyons  2-12     Killeagh   1-11

Castlelyons played Killeagh in a challenge in Killeagh on Saturday night last. Conditions for the match were dreadful with fog, rain and a strong wind blowing down the pitch. Castlelyons played against the wind in the first half and Killeagh were first to score with a goal from a free after 5 mins. Killeagh dominated play in this half with Castlelyons defence working very hard to keep them at bay and against the wind it was very difficult to to work the ball to the forwards.Killeagh lead at half time 1-08 to 0-03.Castlelyons ,playing with the aid of the strong wind, dominated possession in the second half and scored some great scores to run out winners by 2-12 to 1-11.This was a great match for the team where all the panal got a good run out.

Team :E Barry, B Caroll,B O'Connell,T Caroll ,C Barry ,L Sexton ,P O'Regan ,R Bransfield (0-04),E Maye ,A O'Sullivan (1-01),B Fitzgerald  ,R Fenton (0-01),R Feeney  ,A Fenton (0-01) ,S Moroney.

Subs Used :S O'Sullivan ,T McCarthy , A Spillane (1-05    (01 f),A O'Regan , M O'Leary;.

JB Challange

Castlelyons 3-13  Ballyduff  2-08

Castlelyons played Ballyduff in a challenge in Castlelyons on Sunday last. Conditions were dry with a gale force wind blowing up the pitch. Playing against the wind in the first half Castlelyons played well with the defense working very hard to keep Ballyduff at bay. At half time Castlelyons  led by 1 point, having goaled just on the stroke of half time, by 1-05 to 0-07.In the second half playing with the strong wind Castlelyons dominated possession and added another 2-08 to their score against 2-01 for Ballyduff to run out convincing winners. A great performance by all the squad in testing conditions.

Team: D Kenny ,B Hoare ,M Dorgan ,M Murphy ,P O'Regan ,T Caroll ,C Lawlor ,R Feeney (1-02   (0-2f ) ,M O'Leary (0-02),R Fenton (0-01),A O'Regan (0-03  (0-3 f) ,B O'Donovan  (0-02),L Moroney ,S Moroney (0-02) ,C O'Neill (0-01),

Subs Used: S O'Sullivan ,N Daly ,C Dorgan ,D Vardiner ,K Kenny ,J Barry (1-01)


Castlelyons  5-17  Watergrasshill  3-13

Castlelyons played Watergrasshill in a minor hurling league match in Castlelyons on Wed last on a cold damp night. Watergrasshill were first to score with a point in the first minute and S Moroney replied immediately with Castlelyons's first point .J O'Leary pointed and soon after S Moroney goaled to leave Castlelyons leading by 1 goal after 15 mins.Watergrasshill got the upper hand in the final 10 mins and scored 2 goals to lead at half time by 4 points   2-06 to 1-05.  Castlelyons started the second half with renewed purpose and when R Bransfield goaled after 5 mins the teams were level.The match had now turned in Castlelyons favor and with the home team playing with great spirit they dominated the second half, and with great scores from R Bransfield ,S Moroney ,C O'Neill ,scored 4-12 in the second half to win by 10 pts. A great performance all round with the younger members of the team playing exceptionally well.

Team : J Barry ,M Cronin ,D Vardiner ,N O'Leary ,N Daly ,C Lawlor ,S Hickey ,S Fenton ,M Geary ,C O'Neill (0-2) ,R Bransfield (4-04) ,J O'Leary (0-01)K O'Leary (0-01) ,S Moroney (1-09  0-03 f ) ,B O'Donovan.



Congratulations to Anthony Spillane who played for Cork minor hurlers in their victory over Clare in the Munster Championship on Thurs night last.


Membership for 2013 is now overdue and needs to be paid immediately. Subs can be paid to Con Lawlor (treasurer) Donal O'Leary ,Denis Fenton or any officer of the club.


Social Media.

An appeal is being issued to anyone within the club/parish who would take on a project to update the club website and set up the club on facebook and twitter. These are being used more and more as a form of communication so it is important for the club to be active in these mediums. Anyone with any ideas on how to move this project along please contact any club officer.


JFL  V Dungourney in Dungourney @ 7.30 pm on Fri 19th April

IHL  V Inniscarra  in Inniscarra  @ 12.30 pm on Sun 21th April

Best of Luck

Best of luck to Castlebridge Celtic when they take on Castlebar in the semi final of the  Ireland Youths Cup in Fermoy on Saturday. Please come out and support the lads in this historic match.

Lotto Results for 15/04/2013

The numbers drawn were  4,7,17,30.   No winner
The jackpot was €5000.  Next draw  Mon 18th at Community Centre

Following won  €20

M McNulty  (MMc)
J Healy  (JH)
K May  (SB)
M O'Connell  (DOC)
M Leigh  (NF)
T Collins  (PC)
W McGrath  (Macs)
J Milward  (BM)