Aghada GAA Club Notes

31 August, 2016

Aghada Juvenile GAA Report

On Saturday everyone involved in Aghada GAA were saddened to hear of the passing of James Stafford. James has supported the club immensely over the past numbers of years as treasurer of the Juvenile Club and on the finance committee. We would like to offer our Sympathy and support to Emer, Matthew, Benjamin, Micheal Joseph, Maria and the Stafford Family at this sad time.

Minor Hurling Championship

On Wednesday 24th Aghada Minor Hurling Team and Mentors headed to Pairc Ui Rinn to compete in the Premier 2 Championship clash with Blarney. The opening 10 minutes looked very positive for the Aghada Boys as they went into a six point lead. The Muskerry side settled, and The scores started to appear on the scoreboard. At half-time the teams were level with both teams scoring 1-10 each. As play resumed both teams exchanged some good scores but alas Blarney pulled away to reach the premier decider on a score line of Blarney 2-19 to Aghada 1-15. Thanks to Mentors Donie Morrissey, Ger Sheehan, Martin Looney and First Aider Trish Murphy. Team: C. Hogan, K. O’ Donoghue, Marcus Leahy, M. Kidney, D. Murphy, J. Mc Donnell, Matthew Leahy, J. Tynan, A. Berry, M. Mc Carthy, C. Terry, S. Daly, K. O’ Shea, C. O’ Shea, L.O’ Connell D. Foley, C. Cotter, Cal Bawden, B. Stafford, N. Hill, C. Galligan, V. Rohan and C. Moloney.

Willie Ryan Tournament

Thanks to all teams, mentors and supporters who travelled to Rostellan GAA Grounds to compete in the 35th Annual Willie Ryan U12 Hurling Tournament.

The weather was very favourable for all to enjoy the excellent display of hurling in each game.

Aghada Team were the winners of the plate final and congratulations to Lisgoold on winning The Willie Ryan Trophy. Thanks to Peggy Hennessey (Sister of Willie Ryan) and Family for presenting both cups to the winning Captains.


Thanks to Aghada Juvenile GAA Committee and parents for providing some light refreshments to ALL players, mentors and supporters. Once again the U12 parents must be thanked for their catering display, which was enjoyed by all!!!


Thanks to everyone that supported the 35th Willie Ryan Tournament held in Rostellan on Sunday August 28th.


Thanks to Tracton, Carraig na bFear, Fr O' Neill, Carraigtwohill, St Catherines, Lisgoold,CastleLyons and Aghada U12 Hurling Teams that took part in the Willie Ryan Tournament in Rostellan GAA Grounds on Sunday 28th August. Congrats to Lisgoold on winning the Willie Ryan Cup, with Aghada Winning the plate final. Thanks to everyone from Aghada GAA Club that organised this event for the 35th time and to each invited team, mentors and supporters- a big thank you for attending this very successful Tournament. Thanks once again to the U12 parents for their excellent catering duties.Thanks to Barry Moran for (8) Team photos.