Glenville GAA

28 September, 2020

It was a glorious weekend of football for the Club. The U16s won the East Cork Final and both Junior teams won thereby qualifying for their respective East Cork semi-finals.
U16 Football Div 1 Final.
Glenville 2-8 Carrigtwohill 1-5.
After suffering a heavy defeat in the opening round of this championship against Carrigtwohill, Glenville improved with subsequent wins over Youghal Cobh and Midleton and gained sweet revenge with a terrific performance in today's final  particularly as we had to play the majority of the game with 14 players after an early dismissal. Glenville all through had the better work rate and appetite and fully deserved the win with an all round team ethic winning out in the end.
 Well done to all involved in the team and for this tight net bunch of players who are a credit to the club. It caps off a great week for the juvenile club with the U14 footballers winning out last weekend.
A delighted Captain Joseph ó Riordan accepted the trophy from Board Chairperson Aine o Leary.
Junior C Football Championship Result from Castlelyons tonight. 
Glenville C  5-14 (29)
Lisgoold B 4-1 (13)
Glenville started this match in blistering form , taking an early lead that they never relinquished. Shane Forde played a captain's part, supported by Ger Cahill and Johnny Dorgan. 
Some sublime football was on display from this mixture of the very experienced and the very young and a few in between. . The evergreen JJ Kearney  still showing how its done with two clever goals and he wasn't even the oldest player on show either!! 
We play Midleton B in the semi-final, date and venue to be confirmed Very proud to be able to turn out 3 successful adult football teams.

Junior B Football Ch/ship. 
Glenville 1-19 Ballinacurra 2-13
An enthralling game of football took place in Castlelyons on Sunday evening.
Ballinacurra took the game to Glenville from the start and built up a lead of 2-10 to 0-06 at half-time. TJ Forde and Pa Cronin scoring some great points for Glenville.
What a turn around in the second half for Glenville, where the team showed great heart and determination to overturn a ten point deficit. There was no panic from the players or management as they reeled in Ballinacurra. 
With 5 points separating the sides at the final water break, up stepped Denis Buttimer with a rousing speech that Al Pachino would have been proud of. After that there could only be one winner and Glenville eased to a three point victory. 
Special mention must go to Cathal Fitzgerald who put in a man of the match performance.
Glenville topped their group and now await Cobh in the semi-final which is sure to be a tough game. This is scheduled for this weekend.