Midleton GAA Club

05 August, 2018

Midleton Gaa, Ladies Football & Camogie Club News

Senior Hurling Last Sunday we took on Kanturk in the League and after a tough hour we lost out by 1-24 to 0-20 in Banteer. The draw for Round 3 of the Championship will take place after next weekends Rd2 fixtures are complete. Team: Tommy Wallis, Padraig O’Farrell, Aidan Ryan, Seanaidh Smyth, Luke Dineen, James Nagle, Padraig O’Keeffe, Paul Haughney, Cormac Walsh, Cormac Beausang, Sean O’Meara, Ian Kennefick, Garan Manley, Luke O’Farrell & Patrick White. Subs used Kian Farmer, Tommy O’Connell, Padraic Nagle & Jake Hegarty.

Intermediate Hurling In our final game of our League campaign we travelled to Milford last Tuesday evening but despite a brave effort we lost out by 1-16 to 0-08. Our focus now turns to the Championship game on Friday week the 17th against Ballincollig in Pairc Ui Rinn @ 7.30pm. Team: Byran Rossiter, Billy O’Shea, Adam Daly, Eoin Moloney, Padraig O’Keeffe, Finbar O’Mahony, John Keane, Shane Finn, Conor O’Neill, Mark O’Keeffe, Ian Kennefick, Christian Daly, Peter Dowling & Garan Manley. Subs used Cathal Gunning & Sean O’Farrell.

Fe 21 Best of luck to our hurlers and management as they take on Shandrum (Newtownshandrum & Dromina) on Wednesday next in Castletownroche @ 7.30pm in the first round of the Premier 1 Championship. Minor On Tuesday last our footballers had a fine win over Valley Rovers in the Rd2 of the Premier 2 Championship in Ovens by 3-15 v 3-05. Team: Jake Shanahan, Cian Crowley, Cormac O’Brien, Alan Power, Mark Daly, Sean O’Sullivan, Aaron Mulcahy, Tommy O’Connell, Christian Murphy, Kian Farmer, Kevin Finn, Evan Rowlands, David Scanlon, Arthur Ngangou & Cian Murray. Subs used Tim O’Sullivan, Dan O’Sullivan, Coleman Quinn, Ronan Lynch, Paul Connaughton & Gary Carroll.

Last Saturday afternoon we defeated Douglas in the Hurling League by 1-24 to 0-12. Team: Alan Power, Jack Fitzgerald, Christian Murphy, Patrik Kane, Leo Hennessy, Tommy O’Connell, Cian Murray, Sam Quirke, Kian Farmer, Evan Rowlands, Gary Carroll, Cian Crowley, Kevin Finn & Paul Connaughton. Subs used C Walsh, Coleman Quinn & Ryan O’ Riordan. Our next game is against Inniscarra on Monday week the 13th in the Championship. Inter County Championships Congrats to Seanaidh Smyth and the Cork Fe21 hurlers who comprehensively defeated Wexford in their All Ireland semi final on Saturday last in Nowlan Park, Kilkenny by 3-26 to 0-13, they now play the winners of Galway & Tipperary in the final on the 25th.

Hard luck to Conor Lehane who play at centre forward scoring 2-03 in the All Ireland Senior hurling semi final loss to Limerick in Croke Park last Sunday after extra time by 3-32 to 2-31. Unfortunately it wasn’t to be our day but we thank the players and management for giving us great days out and fantastically exciting games throughout the last number of months.

Fixtures Wednesday 8th Fe21 Premier 1 Hurling Champ v Shandrum in Castletownroche @ 7.30pm Monday 13th Premier 1 Minor Hurling Championship v Inniscarra @ 6.30pm venue TBA Wednesday 14th Premier 1 Fe14 Hurling Championship v St Finbarr’s @ 7.30pm at home Friday 17th Intermediate Hurling Championship v Ballincollig @ 7.30pm in P Ui Rinn (Please note these games may change and will be updated on our website.)

Field Fixture On Sunday next the 12th we are hosting a Senior Hurling Championship double header between Killeagh v St Finbarr’s at 2.15pm and Bride Rovers v Na Piarsaigh at 4pm. Anyone who can assist with tickets, gates, parking, etc. please contact Liam Ryan or Coleman Quirke.

Gaelic Sunday Sunday last the 4th marked the 100th Anniversary when 54,000 people played and over 100,000 watched our games on a day of National defiance. On the 4th of August 1918 the GAA stood up in defiance against the British Empire in a peaceful protest. To mark the occasion the GAA encouraged clubs to host various events, many thanks to Padraig O’Brien who organised a ground hurling blitz between our Fe16 and Minors.

Camogie (Camógaíochta) U8 : We had a great outing at the Cloughduv blitz last week, all the girls put in a great effort and played some great camogie. Thanks to Cloughduv for hosting.

U11: We played Cobh on Monday evening last, it was a very tight game with some great performances from the girls and a great team effort, well done to Cobh who edged ahead at the final whistle.

Training: U6/ U7/U8 Friday 6.30pm back pitch Midleton GAA club. U9/U10/U11/U12 Tuesday Ballinacurra Pitch 7pm, Friday St Coleman’s 6.40pm. U13/U14/U15/U16/U17 Tuesday St Coleman’s 7.15pm -8.15pm, Friday St Coleman’s 7.30pm -8.30pm. Any changes to training schedule will be communicated to parents. New players welcome for enquiries contact 087 6822716. Follow us on Facebook: Midleton Camogie Club and twitter@midletoncamogie.

Condolences The Club Executive would like to express their deepest sympathy’s to the family of the late Mrs Boylan, Dungourney who passed away recently, mother of former club players David, John & Michael.

Gaa Golf Society Our away outing will take place at Cork Golf on Thursday 23rd of August, tee time from 4-5pm, this event is limited to just 24 people and costs €50 including food, payment must be made in advance to any committee member.

Lotto (An Lató) Our Lotto Jackpot was €3,000 and there was no winner, the Lucky dip winners were Karen/Kayla Hallissey, Amanda Pigott, Linda Reddy, Josey Coney & Nina Byrne, next week’s Jackpot will be €3,200. Tickets are on sale at the Club Bar, O‘Neills Bar, Linehan’s Bar, Maple Leaf Bar, O’ Farrell’s Butchers, Frank Murphy Butchers, Pat Walsh Paints, Chadwicks, Teach Beag, Niall Mac’s Bar & Wallis’s Bar. Our Online Lotto is now available, logon to the Club homepage www.midletongaa.com to purchase your ticket.

BINGO – for a different night out, every Friday at 8 pm, possible pay out over €4,000.

Juvenile Fe 13 On Sunday the 29th the Fe13 had an early start traveling by bus to Dublin to take on Na Fianna in a challenge game before they made their way to Croke Park to watch the Cork limerick semi final. Na Fianna who are based in Glasnevin kindly left us use their parking facilities which is a fifteen minute walk from Croke Park. The hosts put out an exceptional strong team and were well up for the challenge. The conditions were wet and slippery making it difficult for our forwards we were behind at halftime on a score line of 3-04 to 3-05. The magpies came out fighting in the second half and the full forward line all scored ending in a four point win for the magpies. This was a great game of hurling and hopefully this experience will stand to our lads. A huge thanks to Na Fianna club who were very accommodating on the day and hopefully our connection to this club will continue in years to come. Many thanks to all the mentors and parents whom travelled with the lads. Unfortunately the game in Croker did not give us the result we were looking for but the bus journey home and the world record number of McDonald’s quarter pounders eaten by our lads seem to ease the pain of the loss in Croke Park. A great day out had by all. We return to training this week on Wednesday evening and also Saturday morning looking forward to seeing all the lads back. Panel Tiernan O’ Connell, Rory Lester, Zach Smith, Darragh Aherne, Darragh Fitzgerald, Tadgh Bohane, Alex Moloney, Tadgh O Leary Hayes, Darragh Scanlon, Adam Collins, Eoin Higgins, Oscar Brennan, Sean Cronin, Andrew Burke, Conor Williams, Cian Lambe, Evan Mc Grath & Thomas O’Connor.

Cul Camp Tuesday 7th To Friday 10th August 2018 Following on from the success of our first Cul Camp in July where over 200 boys and girls participated it’s now time for our second camp. This camp was introduced last year to cater for the growing demand in the town for young people who want to play Gaelic games.

What to Bring to Camp: Packed Lunch + plenty of drinks, preferably water, hurley and helmet for Hurling and Camogie, mouth guard for Football. Suitable playing gear, tracksuit, shorts, runners, boots Rain jacket and changes of gear on wet days Sun cream and baseball hat and towel. Sun cream must be applied prior to the start time and be reapplied if necessary by themselves throughout the day. On arrival at the club the kids may go to the stand to drop their bags and join their respective groups. Parents will need to join the queue and sign in their child to the camp, we hope to make this as time efficient as possible. As all children will arrive to the camp with the same gear and bags please ensure your child’s bag and gear have their names clearly marked to ensure they will be able to locate their bags at break time. If your child has a particular key ring they will easily recognise please attach it to their bag. Parents who advised Allergies at time of booking must confirm their contact number to the camp co-ordinator at sign-in. All children must be dropped inside the Club gates and signed in by a parent and collected from inside the club gates. We have in excess of 150 children attending this camp. Their safety is our absolute priority. The gates will be closed at the club so parents are advised to park at the front when dropping and collecting their children. The camp start time and finish time is the same each day, 10am start and a finish pick up time of 2pm. For more information contact Ingrid @ 0876374748

Club Shop The Club Shop is open each Saturday from 10 to 11.30am except Bank Holiday weekends.