Glenville GAA Notes

09 February, 2015

Lotto: The lotto jackpot is now worth €2100 as there was no winner of last week’s jackpot. Winning numbers on the night 12, 15, 25&31. Small Cash prize winners of €20 were Ann Marie Gowen, Brendan and Mave Maloney, Finola Bracken, and Bernice Kennedy. New week draw will take place in the Anglers Rest.

On the field: The Glenville under 21 footballers were in action last Thursday night in the plate quarter final of the Dick Cahill cup played under light’s in Fouhy park. Their opposition was a strong Passage team who had a comfortable win over carraig Na bhfear both teams played a lively game of Gaelic football playing against a light breeze in the first half it was the away side who started off the stronger of the two registering the opening point after 5 minutes but at the opposite side of the field Cathal Maloney was on the receiving end from Denis Hegarty ball chipped in for a lovely point to bring the teams level but the momentum and flow of the game fell to Passage showing off a good display of neat hand passing and 4 unanswered points put them in a commanding lead. On the other hand for Glenville who were finding it hard to find their form were given a boost thanks to a ben Halbert goal and that gave them new energy and points from Dylan Mc Carthy Niall Griffin, and Ben Halbert who was playing amazing game put Glenville 3 points in front. Passage quickly responded to the Glenville scores adding a point of their own on the counter attack. The on form Ben Halbert who was on top form chipped in with two lovely points put 4 points between the teams. Passage who were not giving up and showing great heart and determination hit 3 points on the counter to leave one point between the teams at the interval 1-7 to 0-9 in favour of Glenville. In the second half saw a new look on Passage as they began to find their way back into the match and in a flash had the ball over the bar

to bring the teams level and minutes later added a goal. Glenville on the other hand who were rocked by the goal went up the field on the counter attack and won a free which Brendan Maloney put over the bar both teams went on to trade points at both ends Ben Halbert scoring the Glenville point. Pierce Maloney who was doing a great job in the fullback line stopping the passage players from getting any more points Brendan Maloney added his second point from a free to reduce the passage lead to just two points. Passage restored their three point advantage going into injury time and won by three points in the end 1-10 to 1-13. Well done to passage on their victory and a well done to Glenville who kept going right to the end. Next weekend will see Glenville begin the defence of their East Cork title as they will face old rivals Bride Rovers next Saturday February 14th Venue TBC Time TBC.

The Glenville under 13 footballers had a nine point win over Midleton in their first League match of the season which was played under lights last Friday night in Fouhy Park. Both teams played a great game of Gaelic football in the first half Glenville were in control of the Game with some brilliant hand passing from the half back line right up to the full forward line . Scores were easy to come with some brilliant points coming from Darragh O’Leary and Connor Gowen helped Glenville run into a 0-6 point to no score lead but a Midleton point on the stoke of half time reduced the lead to five points. Midleton came out a totally different team in the second half were right back in the match scoring 1-4 without reply but on the other hand Glenville had the players to inject the pace into the team with some great points coming from Ben nodwel Darragh O’Leary and Darragh O’Sullivian. Glenville were given a boost with 2 lovely goals coming from ben Nodwel in the space of five minutes. At the other end of the field the ball found its way into the back of the

Glenville net to give Midleton some hope of a comeback and they soon reduced the lead to 3 points with 5 minutes remaining but the on form ben Nodwel went on to hit another 2 Goals brining his tally to 4-1 on the night helped Glenville over the line to win on a score line of Glenville 4-9 Midleton 2-6.

The intermediate footballers welcome Glanworth at home in the first round of the division 3 football league playing against a soft breezy in the first half Glenville found themselves trailing after 5 minutes but a Dilian O’Donovan point had the home team up and running and a Ben Halbert point minutes later had Glenville in front by 1 point but concentration slipped and Glanworth went on to hit 1-1 without reply. Glenville then stepped up a gear and with points coming from Noel O’Ridrion and Paudi Cahill had the teams level again and they were soon back in front thanks to a Paudi Cahill free. Then the momentum and the flow of the game fell to Glanworth as they hit 1-3 without reply but a William Connelly point at the other end of the field reduced the lead to just four points at the interval 2-5 to 0-7 in favour of Glanworth. Whatever was said in the dressing room at half team saw a new look on the Glenville team and they got off to a perfect start thanks to a brilliant Paudi Cahill goal to reduce the lead to just one point and within a flash were level thanks to a superb Ben Halbert point. Glanworth tried to take the game to Glenville but the brilliance of Diarmuid MC Carthy and Aaron Ricken in the full back line kept them out and Ciarn Coakley who was on the receiving end from a brilliant pass by Noel O’Ridrion kicked the ball straight between the post to put Glenville one point up. Glanworth who seemed to have no response to the Glenville scores went on the counter attack and hit two lovely points to put them one in front put at the opposite end Paudi Cahill made sure that they teams were level once again going into the final 5 minutes. Glenville showed

great heart and determination in the closing stages off the match as they tried to find a winner but Glanworth got caught of a lovely ball went up the field and hit a great point to edge them in front despite late efforts to conquer an equaliser it just wasn’t enough as Glanworth ran out winners on a score of Glenville 1-10 Glanworth 2-8 after a brilliant game of Gaelic football.

Up coming fixtures:

Monday: Feb 9th Premier 2 under 14 FBL away to Cobh @19:30

Monday: Feb 9th Junior Football Challenge in Fouhy 20:00 v Lisgould

Sat: Feb 14th Under 13 FBL away to St Finbarr’s @13:00

Sat: Feb 14th Under 21 FBC v Bride Rovers time and venue TBC

Sun Feb 15th Minor FBL home to Midleton @TBC

Sun Feb 15th Intermediate FBL Home to St Nicks @ TBC Email

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