Aghada GAA Club News

23 September, 2013

Things are quite at senior level at the moment with only three championships left , J B H Quarter final against Dungourney is next up on Sat 5th Oct. in the J B F C we play St Catherines while the Junior C team play our old friends Glenville.

The rest of the club is hopping.
Last Sat the u16 hurlers qualified for the Premier 2 county final after they beat Glen rvs by 1-15 to 2-10
The Ladies are also in a lot of finals as are the camogie people follow their progress on the web site www.aghadagaa.com

Finally the club wish all the best to our two girls on the Cork senior football panel in the All Ireland final next Sunday. Lets hope Emma Farmer and Róisín Phelan join Conor, Pearse and Kieran, the elite band of Aghada people who have All Ireland senior football medals   

Other Club results
Sun 22nd Sept U12 Ladies Football County Final Aghada 3-7 Bride Rovers 4-4
Sat 21st Sept u16 Hurling Premier 2 C/ship Semi Final Aghada 1-15 Glen Rvs 2-10
Sat 21st Sept U12 Football League Central Final aggregate score Aghada 7-13 Cobh 8-16
Aghada played 2 football games against Cobh in this league final encounter. They won the first one 5-7 to 3-7, but lost the other game 5-9 to 2-6, losing out by 1 goal and 3 points on aggregate score. Hard luck to a talented bunch.

Sat 21st Sept Aghada under tens on top form at Spraoi Blitz in Knocknaheeney

Fri 20th Sept Minor Ladies E C Semi final Aghada 4-5 Watergrasshill 2-7
The girls went to the well tonight to pull through this game. In poor conditions A teak tough Watergrasshill outfit were no pushover and put it up to Aghada from the start. Hannah Looney was in magnificent form and complimented a great all round display with a goal that must be a contender for goal of the season. Again Sinead, Cassie, Elaine, Moira, Orla, and Amanda were on form and as always were backed up by the brave Caoimhe Robinson in between the sticks. Hannah Rose and Christine were on top form and kept Aghada going forward all night. Again Claire (goal) led the line like a lion heart, Sophie B, Nessa, Ciara McGrath and Sorcha (goal) worked their socks off and were Aghada’s first line of defence. Jodi, Sophie Long, Ciara C. and Julie came in to keep us going and close out the game. The Girls look forward to the final now. Keep her lit Aghada! Team; Caoimhe Robinson, Orla Culligan, Sinead O Driscoll, Elaine Terry (c), Moira McGovern, Cassie Tynan, Amanda Bennett, Hannah Rose, Hannah Looney,
Christine Moran. Sorcha Phelan, Ciara McGrath, Nessa Fitzpatrick, Claire Coughlan, Sophie Bawden, Subs; Ciara Counihan, Jodi Rose, Sophie Long, Julie Moynihan. All played.

Coming  Fixtures
Wed 25th Sept U14 Camogie Co Semi-final Aghada v St Vincent's away
Sat Sept 28th U15 Hurling championship Aghada V Cobh venue tba
Sat 5th Oct U15 Hurling HL 2 (1) Shandrum V Aghada away
Sat 5th Oct East Cork Oil J B H C Q final Aghada v Dungourney at 3-00
Sat 12th Oct U15 Football P F C/ship (1) Aghada v


Lotto Next week Draw for €7,250  at: THE LONG POINT; Thur next: Sept 26th   (tickets sponsored by Rosie’s Bar). LAST WEEK'S RESULT  WINNER : NONE
NUMBERS DRAWN: 1, 11, 12, 13. LUCKY DIP WINNERS - €30 EACH
Billy Flynn - Lr. Aghada, Ann Marie, and Aiden Cody - Hermitage
Conall Keane - c/o Tom Deady, Miriam, and Brian Wall – Inch, Barry Cashman – Guileen

A BIT OF NOSTALGIA WHAT HAPPENED THIS TIME 110 YEARS AGO
1903
5-4-1903 Aghada 2-13 Sinn Fein (Cork Young Men’s Society) 2-7 Youghal tournament at Copper Ally. Best for Aghada were Ryan Captain Foley, Busteed, and Cashman. Team T Ryan (Capt), W Mahony, J Cashman, M Barry, E Hanley, M Lynch, C Burke, E Dunne, W Ryan, J Conway, J Casey, J Foley, J Aherne, M Busteed, J Barry,  M Aherne, J O’Keeffe.
31-8-1903 S H C Aghada 6-5 Mallow 0-7 team A wall (captain), J Ryan, W Ryan, J Foley, J Conway, E Dunne, M Ahern, R Geary, J Ahern, J Casey, J Cashman, E Hanley, B Maguire,  M Busteed, E Power, W Mahony, J Fudgay

15-9-1903 I H C Aghada (2) 0-1 Redmond’s (2) 3-15 team J Barry, M Ahern, W Coleman, P Short, T Foley, R Cotter, J Donoghue, J Murphy, J Donoghue, T Cahill, M Maguire, T Cashman, P Murphy, T Murphy, M Wall, P Cashman, J Walsh.

15-9-1903 S H C Aghada 0-3 Tracton 1-1 Aghada refused to play on when just after half time the field was invaded after a Tracton player was accidentally struck. Team A Wall, R Geary, E Dunne, E Power, J Cashman, M Barry, M Ahern, J Tudgay, J Ryan, W Ryan, T Ahern, J Foley, J Conway, W Mahony, M Busteed, E Hanley, J Casey. A very large crowd turned up at Cork Park of this game.

29-11-1903 Aghada (1) turn up for Youghal tournament Carrigtwohill never showed, Aghada (2) failed to field Dungourney (2) get game.

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