Midleton Hurling & Football Notes

18 May, 2015

Senior Hurling Championship

Our hurlers played Killeagh in the first round of the Senior Hurling Championship last Sunday afternoon in Castlemartyr and after a very tough hour against a youthful side we emerged winners on a scoreline of 0-20 to 2-08. At halftime after playing with the aid of a strong wind we led by 0-12 to 1-04.

The players and management will be happy to advance now to round four which is expected to take place towards the end of the summer, well done to all involved.

Team: Tommy Wallace, Cillian Hurley, Patrick O’Mahony, Alywin Kearney (capt.), Killian Burke, Aidan Ryan, Padraig O’Shea, Paul Haughney (0-01), Cormac Walsh (0-01), James Nagle (0-02), Seamus O’Farrell (0-02), Patrick White (0-01), Luke O’Farrell (0-02), Brian Hartnett & Conor Lehane (0-11 6 frees).

Subs Joe Loftus, Padraig O’Farrell, Darren Quirke, Gavin Bagnell, Elliot Mulcahy, Sean O’Farrell, Padriag O’Keeffe, Declan Ryan, Padriac Nagle, Leslie Coughlan, Michael Abernethy, Shane Ryan , Mark O’Keeffe, Keith Ryan & Christopher Dunlea.

Junior Hurling

Last Thursday evening our Junior 2 hurlers played hosts to Carrigtwohill. We played very well in the first half and led at the break by 2-05 to 0-05. In the second half we were under pressure at varous times but some great defending and counter attacking by our lads helped us to claim the points on a scoreline of 3-10 to 1-14.

Our next games are a Challenge this coming Monday 18th v Harbour Rovers at home @ 7.30pm and a League game on Wednesday 20th v Youghal at home @ 7.30pm. Team: Byran Rossiter, Pat Stack, Eoin Ferriter, Jerome Curtin, Colm Leahy, Gavin Bagnell (0-01), Liam Clohessy, Joe Collins, Billy O Shea (0-03 frees), Josh Deady (0-02), Niall Walsh, Brian O’ Sullivan (1-01), Willie O’Brien (1-00), Keith Ryan & David O’Brien (0-02). Subs Oisin Cotter (1-00), Sean Corcoran, Paul Barry (0-02 1 free), Brian Fitzgerald, Christopher Dunlea, Calem Deady & Paul O’Brien.

Minor Hurling

Our minor hurlers had a very good win last Friday evening in the Non Exam League game when they defeated Bishopstown in St Colmans by 5-12 v 1-12.

Team: Eoin Maloney, Shane O Brien, Adam Daly, Cathal Gunning, Conor Evans, Kevin Mulcahy, Jordan Roche, Seanaidh Smyth, Sean O Meara, Christian Daly, Conor O Neill, Jack Enright, Christopher Power, Padraig O Brien & Mark Crotty.

Subs used Eoin Mitchell, David Mulcahy, Sean Murray & Eoghan Collins.

Next game is on Friday 22nd v Inniscarra away @ 7.30pm

Fixtures

Monday 18th Junior 2 Hurling Challenge v Harbour Rovers at home @ 7.30pm

Wednesday 20th Junior 2 Hurling League v Youghal at home @ 7.30pm

Friday 22nd Minor Hurling Non Exam League v Inniscarra away @ 7.30pm

Club Development Following on from our hugely successful launch of our 5 year Club Development plan a meeting of the Steering Committee was held recently to discuss its implementation.

Over the coming weeks the committee will be seeking interested people to act on a number of Sub committee’s. More details will follow very soon.

SuperValu Tokens

Help our Club get a Kit from O’Neills, for every €40 you spend in Hurleys SuperValu you will receive a token, we would appreciate it if you could donate these to Midleton and place them our collection box.

Camogie

Under 10’s kicked off their season of go-games with matches at home last Friday evening playing Watergrasshill. Well done to the girls and all involved.

Training continues for all age groups every Friday evening 7.15pm , Midleton GAA grounds, new players always welcome., under 6 to under 14. Enq: 0876972147. Facebook: Midleton Camogie

Golf Outings

The next outing is on Friday June 12th at Fota Golf Club (Barryscourt course) from 3.40pm to 5pm. Reservations can be made in advance with Jim O Sullivan, this outing will be very kindly sponsored by Garry Johnson of the Maple Leaf Bar.

Our annual Juvenile Golf Classic will take place on July 8 & 9th at East Cork Golf Club. The competition is a 3 Ball Scramble and teams cost only €120, Tee times can be booked by contacting either Anthony Wall 086/3154016 or Coleman Quirke 087/2523759. Tee Box sponsorship is also available at €50, we look forward to your support for this very important fundraiser.

Condolences

The Club Executive would like to express their deepest sympathys to Noel Bransfield & family on the recent passing of Kay, she was a great Magpies supporter, may she rest in peace.

Lotto Our Lotto Jackpot was €1,600 , we had no winner, the numbers were 9,14,18 & 26, the €40 Lucky Dip winners were Danny Lehane, Sylvia Hickey, Mary Keohane, Norah Higgins & Bernie Kearney, Next weeks Jackpot will be €1,800.

The Lotto draw takes place each Friday in the Club. Tickets are on sale at the Club Bar, O ‘Neills Bar, Linehans Bar, Maple Leaf Bar, O’ Farrells Butchers, Frank Murphy Butchers, Pat Walsh Paints, Chadwicks, Teach Beag & Niall Mac’s Bars.

BINGO takes place each Friday night in the GAA Pavilion from 8pm, guaranteed Jackpot of 1,000 euro!!