Killeagh GAA Club

31 August, 2020


While we have full restrictions on spectators allowed to attend games, Killeagh GAA Club where possible will attempt to cover as many games for live scoring purposes on the mobile phone app Whats The Scor.

More information of the app & much more can be found through the PRO or you can download the app right now, find Killeagh GAA Club and follow the action by ‘Like’ by the heart button on the bottom right of the page. You will receive regular updates of games upcoming, lotto results, notifications etc.


Co-Op Superstores Cork Senior A Hurling Championship

Kanturk 5-20 Killeagh 1-16

Kanturk head into the knockout stages with a strong reputation to go a long way in this championship, as for Killeagh, we now face a relegation battle against Kilworth. Match was close in the early stages, both sides exchanged points in the opening quarter leading into the waterbreak, Ryan McCarthy, Dan Walsh & Eoghan Keniry getting scores for Killeagh, we were 0-6 to 0-4 behind. Landers was quickest to a long ball towards the square but could only plant it over the bar, very unlucky. McCarthy tacked on another free before the deadlock was broken when Nash took a free from his own 21m, launched it to the square only to find Aidan Walsh who buried the ball behind Colin Walsh. We did have another goal chance ourselves before half time, ball was scrambled forward by Long & Keniry, landing into Allen Keniry who lost his hurley in the process, dropped kicked the sliotar but Nash pulled off an unbelievable save to deny a goal, McCarthy converted the resulting 65’ to leave the scoreline at David Copp’s short whistle Kanturk 1-8 Killeagh 0-7.

Start of the second half was tit for tat for the first ten minutes, McCarthy, Long & Eoghan Keniry getting scores, match all the while by sub Ian Walsh, Lorcan McLoughlin & James Fitzpatrick. But the hammer blow was dealt in the 42nd minute was Lorcan O’Neill scored a super goal to leave them 2-13 to 0-11 points up. But two minutes later, Killeagh got just reward for hard efforts and Eoghan Keniry scrambled the ball into the small square before Dan Landers got the ball over the line for a three pointer for Killeagh, at the water break 2-14 to 1-13 we were behind. But Kanturk took the game on, with superb points from Walsh, Nash & O’Sullivan. 2-20 to 1-14 they led in the 55th minute. But word got out that Kanturk were short the points difference stakes and went for the juggler. Three goals in the final seven minutes from Liam O’Keeffe & McLoughlin & Fitzpatrick sealed the win for the Duhallow men but was not enough to qualify them for a semi final. For Killeagh, this scoreboard does not reflect the effort put in at Castlelyons on Saturday, the game was still in melting pot ten minutes out but unfortunately just ran out of steam.

Now, we must rise as one to take on Kilworth in the relegation final on the weekend Sept 11-13th.

KILLEAGH: C Walsh; C Fitzgibbon, C Coughlan, D Hogan; D Walsh, C Fogarty, K Tracey; A Keniry, S Long 0-4; P O'Neill, E Keniry 0-1, K Murphy; A Walsh 0-1, R McCarthy 0-7 (3f, 3 65’s), D Landers 1-1.

Subs: K Lane for D Walsh, D Motherway for P O'Neill, A Walsh for S Long 0-2, S Walsh for A Keniry.


Rebel Óg East Minor Football Championship Division 2B

Glenville 1-10 Killeagh 3-7

A hard-fought win by our Minor footballers have seen them qualify for the Division 2 semi final vs Mayfield. Killeagh/Itas got off to a flyer with a great score with a point George Walsh Wallace, Glenville replied with two points before Ciaran O’Rourke got himself on the score sheet to level the game. A crucial moment towards half time with Paudie Mackey burying the ball into the back of the net. At Shane Hodgin’s short whistle, the visitors led 1-3 to 0-5.

Glenville got a quicker start with three quick points. But Killeagh stemmed the tide again with Eoin Brenner get in on the act with a goal of his own. O’Rourke added another point about a goal from 20 yards from Robbie Treacy hitting ball into the top right corner of the net. Brenner tacked on a free with ten minutes to go with a 45’ and 40 yard free from Jamie Fogarty put Killeagh/Itas into a good lead. Glenville finished the stronger with 1-2 in the last five minutes but Killeagh/Itas held out for a famous win.


On Saturday 29th August, our under 12’s contested the Rebel Og Mid Cork Final in Pairc Ui Chinneide, Killeagh. We qualified for the Final by topping Group 1A with victories over Watergrasshill, Ballincollig and Inniscarra. Eire Og topped Group 1B and travelled to Killeagh to provide our opposition in the Division 1 Final. The rules of the competition stated that the Final had to be played with 13 players a side.

We won the toss and played against a strong breeze in the first half. We got off to a good start with an early Andrew Brenner point. Eire Og responded with 2 points before Ben Geary scored 4 unanswered points for Killeagh, following some great work from Rian Lane, Ryan Murphy and Patrick Dineen. Before half time Eire Og scored a great point, which was followed by a fortuitous goal. So, we went in at the break trailing by a point (1-3 to 0-5).

We started well in the second half with Cormac Deane scoring an excellent long range free. This was followed by an excellent team goal, Billy Guerin and Andrew combined to release Ben who struck a low shot into the corner of the Eire Og net. Ben followed this up with two pointed frees before Eire Og struck for 1 goal and 1 point to leave us lead by a solitary point after having played the better hurling throughout. We scored the next 2 points but Eire Og came back with a further 1-1 to lead by a point with 8 minutes left on the clock. Alex Fogarty then went close with a fantastic effort which shaved the

post. Some resolute defensive work from Cathal Brennan, Cormac Deane (who anchored the defence superbly all day), Callum Power and Andrew drove us forward. Ben completed an excellent display by scoring 2 pressure frees before adding a point from play to see us win out by 1-12 to 3-4.

It was a great win for this very dedicated group of players. Their parents and mentors are immensely proud of all of them. All 21 lads on the squad are really interested and continue to improve. There was great excitement when our jubilant captain Ben was presented with the cup afterwards.

Team: Sean O’Leary, Patrick Dineen, Cathal Brennan, Callum Power, Cormac Deane (0-1 f), Cormac Delaney, Andrew Brenner (0-1), Ryan Murphy, Rian Lane, Ben Geary (1-10, 0-7f), Alex Howey, John Farquhar, Billy Guerin. Subs: Alex Fogarty, Rian O’Connor, Diarmuid Fitzpatrick, Daniel Geary, Seanan McDonnell, Adam Barry. Darragh Sheehan, Rueben O’Riordan.

Killeagh/Ita’s U-10s training

Training continued through the month of August on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Attendance was mixed, due to the holiday season, but the boys are progressing well and are enjoying their hurling and football. They played hurling challenge matches against Midleton and Youghal in Killeagh and played very well on both days. Some of those who shone for Killeagh/Ita’s included Mike Murphy, Dillon McCarthy, Eoghan Murphy, Kelly Asibor, Eolann Deane, Bruce Whelan, Jay Geary and Liam Lynch. Thanks to Under 9 Coach, Seán McCarthy, for bringing along many of his players to boost our numbers. Ciarán Barry, Eoghan Murphy, Cody Power, Cian Fitzgerald and Tomas Farquar played well also and will have gained hugely from the experience.


We ask that all people adhere to the restrictions that are in place, that no spectators are allowed at matches for the next fortnight at least until September 14th. Please respect your health and the health of the people within the environs of the club. We do not want to bring Covid-19 into our local community.


With training & games returned, a call for all our mentors and coaches to fulfil their duties of completing their respective Coaching & Safeguarding courses with a matter of urgency. As outlined prior to the Pandemic, all persons involved in helping out the team management or players that are in the Under 18 category will need to be E-Vetted.

We will be contacting the respective coaches/mentors who need to attend training in time, but for the moment we ask that ALL COACHES should start or complete the mandatory online E-Vetting process. You can do this by logging onto, search for the E-Vetting section and complete the necessary steps as outlined. We need these completed before we return to the green fields of Páirc Uí Chinnéide.

Anyone that has an issue with it or has a query on the above subject, please contact the GAA Children’s Officer Grainne Fitzgerald on 087-6290214 or email


There have been a few changes to our Health Guidelines below. Over the next week as players, mentors & parents return to Páirc Uí Chinnéide, please take note of the following points that should be noted by all members;

1. All players should be coming to the field with the line of “Get in, Train & Get out!” over the next couple of weeks until further notice. Players should arrive no earlier than 10 minutes for your scheduled session and leave within 5 minutes of the completion of the session.

2. We ask that all players should arrive to Páirc Uí Chinnéide in separate cars (ie. No car-sharing) & that if parents could where possible stay in the cars for the duration of the training session or utilize the use of our walkway. We would recommend not to hang around in groups, adhere to Social Distancing guidelines and not to be leaning on the fencing as it could be very easy to spread to virus by touching the fence and passing it to someone else.

3. A directive from Croke Park states that "Club gyms are to be closed and access suspended". Therefore, our Gym will be closed until further notice.

4. To minimise the risk of the Coronavirus spreading, our club shop will remain closed until further notice.

5. All dressing room facilities are to remain closed until further notice as the Covid-19 advisory committee must meet to issue advice on this. We ask the ALL MEMBERS adhere to this directive of the closure.

6. Our walkway Páirc Uí Chinnéide is in use for all in the community. When using this facility, please adhere to Social Distancing guidelines (2m apart) and walk in an anti-clockwise direction keeping the Main Pitch to your left-hand side. Please keep off the newly seeded banks and grass margins as these just starting to grow.

7. We ask that people using our walkway should be located within the county or within the 20km recommended radius and that you ‘Stay Local’. If shopping, support Local Businesses.

8. We ask all players, club members, parents of children in our Underage section & spectators to read the ‘Guidelines on Safe Return to Gaelic Games’ which is attached below. This is a living but important and essential document to understand on how to return to some normality in the coming weeks. Before each training session/match, we ask that each player answers the Health Questionnaire as per the Return to Play protocols.

9. Please follow all guidelines issued to the public by Government and HSE and especially those on hand washing, cough etiquette, face coverings, hygiene and social distancing both indoors and outdoors.

10. Please offer appropriate support to your neighbours, elderly people & those at risk in our community - checking in with a regular phone call is a good way to do this or helping them by purchasing their shopping during the week.

11. There will be toilets open for emergency use.

12. If you are unwell, feel sick or have any symptoms of Covid-19, please do not come to Páirc Uí Chinnéide, stay at home and self-isolate as per Public Health advice.

We will update instructions over the coming weeks, it will be changed here and notified on the Club Text & our Social Media. For more information on HSE Guidelines, please check out the posters below. For more local information, please keep in touch with our Social Media or contact any club member.

Ní neart go cur le chéile!

Go raibh milé maith agaibh! CLG Cilliath


Since the publication of the Guidelines on Safe Return to Gaelic Games on 5 June, the GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association have partnered to develop a Covid-19 Club Education Programme to help those involved in Clubs return safely to Gaelic Games activities.

Through education on roles and responsibilities, the programme aims to reinforce how collective responsibility can help protect the health and welfare of all those involved in Gaelic Games and minimise the risk of transmission of Covid-19 in local communities.

The programme will be delivered in stages with the initial offering focussing on Covid Supervisors and Club Officers.

More detailed information for Players and Parents/Guardians of underage Players, and Team Personnel such as Managers, Coaches and Medical Personnel will be issued during the week starting 16 June.

A number of key points are worth noting.

· Clubs will not be expected to record the temperatures of players when they arrive for training/games.

· Adult players and parents/guardians of underage players will be required to complete an online Health Questionnaire once prior to their return to GAA Activities.

· Adult players and parents/guardians of underage players will then be required to declare, before each training session/game, that their health status has not changed.

· An online system for the health questionnaire will be provided centrally by the GAA. This is the only system that should be used.

As a vital part of the return of Gaelic Games, ALL adult players, ALL parents of underage players & ALL managers, coaches & Covid-19 Team Supervisors MUST complete this online eLearning module before returning to any training. It should only take 10-15 minutes. Once you finish the module, you will receive a certificate. This is important, fill your name into the relevant space and print it off or take a screen shot and give to your manager at your first training session The online Health Questionnaire can be completed via ( and can be seen by the club and the relevant Covid-19 Supervisor. Also, plans will be communicated next week on specific Covid-19 education for referees and games development staff, e.g. protocols for Cúl Camps and sample coaching activities. For more information, check out or for the latest club briefing on the Return to Play Protocols, check out


Please find below, and in the attached document, important updates and guidance that is being forwarded to you at the request of the Ard Stiúrthóir.

Arising from a meeting of the GAA’s Covid Advisory Group last night, it was agreed on a risk stratification basis that the following GAA facilities should remain closed after July 20th and until further notice:

- All Dressing Rooms

- All Club and County Gyms

It was agreed that Handball alleys could be opened from July 20th but can only be used subject to the guidance and control measures outlined in the GAA Handball Return to Play Document.

Club Bars that do not serve food, are permitted to open from July 20th provided they follow the Government Regulations for the relevant sector, and all required third party insurances and assurances are in place.

Updated guidance for Clubs on “Dealing with positive or suspected cases” was also agreed.

This guidance replaces the previous advice issued to clubs and counties on June 2


Cork Senior ‘A’ Hurling Championship (Round Robin Series);

Round 1; Killeagh 1-13 Newcestown 1-18

Round 2; Killeagh 0-18 Cloyne 0-24

Round 3; Killeagh 1-16 Kanturk 5-20

Michael O’Connor Motor Factors East Cork Junior ‘A’ Football Championship;

Quarter-final; Glenbower Rovers vs Midleton to be played weekend of Sept 4th-6th

East Cork Oil Junior ‘B’ Hurling Championship (Round Robin Series);

Round 1; Killeagh 2-13 Bride Rovers 1-16

Round 2; Killeagh 2-10 Russell Rovers 0-16

Round 3; Bride Rovers vs Russell Rovers (Sept 5th)

(The quarter finals of this competition are on weekend September 11th - 13th.


Rebel Óg Central Fé18 Premier 2 Hurling Championship Group 2;

Round 1; St. Colmans 3-11 Killeagh/Itas 0-14

Round 2; Killeagh/Itas 1-18 Youghal 0-14

Round 3; Killeagh/Itas 3-11 Kiltha Óg 2-17

Rebel Óg Central Fé18 Premier 2 Hurling Challenge Cup;

Semi-Final; Killeagh/Itas vs Valley Rovers in Killeagh on Wednesday 9th September

Rebel Óg East Fé18 Football Championship Division 2B;

Round 1; Carrigtwohill 2-8 Killeagh/Itas 1-4

Round 2; Killeagh/Itas 2-9 St. Colmcilles 0-15

Round 3; Glenville 1-10 Killeagh/Itas 3-7

Semi-Final; Mayfield vs Killeagh/Itas, fixture TBC

Rebel Óg East Fé16 Hurling League Division 1B;

Round 1; Killeagh/Itas 3-17 Fr O’Neills 2-10

Round 2; Killeagh/Itas 3-12 St. Catherines 2-15

Round 3; St. Colmans 4-3 Killeagh/Itas 7-16

Rebel Óg East Fé16 Hurling League Division 1 Play offs

Semi-Final; Watergrasshill 5-17 Killeagh/Itas 2-9

Rebel Óg East Fé16 Football League Division 2B;

Round 1; St. Catherines 3-10 Killeagh/Itas 4-4

Round 2; Killeagh/Itas 2-12 Fr O’Neills 1-5

Round 3; Bye Week Monday 24th August

Round 4; Killeagh/Itas vs Kiltha Óg in Killeagh on Sat 12th Sept @ 11am

Round 5; St. Colmans vs Killeagh/Itas in St. Colmans on Sat 19th Sept at 11am


Rebel Óg Fe 14 Premier 2 Hurling League Group 1;

Round 1; Aghada 4-7 Killeagh/Itas 3-9

Round 2; Killeagh/Itas 3-15 Youghal 5-11

Round 3; Killeagh/Itas 6-9 St. Catherines 2-13

Rebel Óg Fe 14 Premier 2 Football League Group 1;

Round 1; Midleton 5-10 Killeagh/Itas 9-7

Round 2; Killeagh/Itas 8-8 St. Nicks 7-5

Round 3; Killeagh/Itas w/o Youghal conceded

Semi-Final; Killeagh/Itas vs Carrigaline in Killeagh on Sunday 20th September at 12pm

Support for all age groups is much appreciated by both players and mentors!


The Killeagh GAA Lotto Jackpot on the rise...

The latest club draw took place on last Tuesday 25th of August. Last week’s Lotto Jackpot was €9,600. The numbers drawn on the night were 1, 19, 29 & 30. We had no winner of this week’s jackpot. The €30 Lucky Dip winners drawn were Doreen Barry & Bernard Keniry while the €30 voucher for O'Neills Londis was won by Ber Cotter & the €30 voucher for Fitzgibbon’s Garage, Killeagh was won by Ann Byrne. Congratulations to all! This week's Jackpot is €9,800!

We have returned to selling physical cash tickets in our local businesses in the village. We have two 5ft tall boxes made in O’Neill’s Londis & Ahern’s Centra Killeagh for you to purchase your tickets from. And also, tickets are available from Fitzgibbon’s Garage & Tom Kelly’s Butchers, Killeagh. For more information, please follow the instructions below.

However, if you do wish to enter the draw online, you can buy tickets up to Tuesday evening at 8:15pm on! Remember, no queues, no delays, the Killeagh GAA Online Lotto is always a great and easy way to Play!!

If there are any queries regarding the Lotto, please contact your regular Lotto seller or any committee member. Thanks again for your support as we meet our financial commitments on a monthly basis.

Remember, Money Spent Local Stays Local!


Our 24th Annual Golf Classic will be held next Thursday, Friday & Saturday, the 3rd, 4th & 5th of September 2020 which will take place in West Waterford Golf Club. We have had many calls this past week regarding teams entering themselves onto the timesheet, Tee Box sponsors & Classic sponsors. Our timesheet is fairly full with only a handful of spaces available. We still have plenty space to sponsor our Classic this year!

Thankfully, we have major sponsors on board with us to get the clubs biggest fundraiser this year off the ground, namely Premier Service Station, Midleton (proprietor JJ Fennelly), Fogarty Bros. Car Sales Killeagh, Mark Landers Financial Services, Helio Gas Detection & Abbeylands Nursing Home, Kildorrery! We would like to place on record our thanks & gratitude towards of all the above!

Now, it is your turn!! If you want to sponsor one of the biggest three-day amateur Golf Classics around, you can sponsor a team playing on the day, book a Classic Sponsorship or a Tee Box Sponsorship through Ray Rochford on 087-2330054 who has further details on all of these. Please get your details in before next Monday August 31st as Ray needs to get these organised ASAP. We ask all our members to get behind Ray and his team this year to get more sponsors & teams and let us make it one of the biggest Golf Classics yet! Ray is also looking for staff over the three days please, if you have a spare few fours to help him out between 8am & 4pm Thursday to Saturday, please give Ray a call. Our time is short, we are into the final week! We need all the help we can get from our membership base!!

Our next Society outing is the Presidents Prize at Farrangalway GC, Kinsale on Sunday 12th September presented by Colman Motherway. Timesheet is open with Ray 087-2330054.

And our rescheduled day out to West Waterford Golf Club for the Margaret Rochford & Tom Fitzgibbon Charity Day is also to be rescheduled for later in the year.

If you are interested in joining the Killeagh GAA Golf Society for their variety of trips away for 2020 & 2021, give Ray Rochford a call on 087-2330054.


Remember, stay tuned to our social media channels on Facebook ‘Killeagh GAA’ or Twitter @KilleaghGAA for further up to date information on club.

For live scoring, download the Whats The Scór app and search & ‘like’ the Killeagh GAA page.


1. Killeagh GAA – Cash Tickets & Online Lotto every Tuesday @ 8:30pm

2. Killeagh GAA 24th Annual Golf Classic, West Waterford Golf Club – September 3rd, 4th & 5th

3. East Cork JAFC Quarter Final - Glenbower Rovers vs Midleton on September 4-6th

4. Killeagh GAA Golf Society Presidents Prize at Farrangalway GC, Kinsale – September 12th