Glenville GAA News

26 July, 2010

Glenville GAA News.

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The U14 football team had their first run out in championship action on Monday night. Cobh were the opposition and played in lovely sunny conditions in a well groomed Glenville venue. Cobh were quick into their stride and had a point from play from the throw in. On the next attack Glenville worked the ball up the field and Adam Murphy rattled the net for a well worked goal. This goal sparked off a real goal fest on both sides. Fourteen goals scored on the night, most out of the top drawer. Glenville held a strong advantage at half time leading by 5-5 to 1-3 and extended the lead after the break with another well cultivated goal. Cobh had their period of supremacy and unlocked the Glenville defence on a number of occasions. In the finish Glenville won out 9-8 to 5-7.Youghal up next in the next round. A much stiffer test expected but hopefully home advantage might be worth a few scores.

U10s had a league game on Wednesday night when Carrigtohill were visitors to Glenville in a league game. Again this very talented group of players gave a great display and in a high scoring game full of great moves by both sides Carrigtohill prevailed by a goal margin.

This weekend is another very busy one for the club as tonight Thursday our own John Halbert lines out for the Cork Intermediate hurling team in the Munster Final against Waterford. We wish John the very of luck.

Also we done to two of our up and coming stars Kevin O Neill and Niall Griffin who both lined out for the Cork U15 footballers in the Munster Intercounty championship last weekend. Both preformed to their usual high standards.

On Sunday night the Intermediate hurlers resume championship activity when they lock horns with Tracton in Páirc Uí Rinn at 7pm.The Intermediate footballers fourth round of the championship is fixed for next Sunday Aug 1st again in Páirc Uí Rinn against Carrigaline but if Cork defeat Limerick in the football qualifiers this game will be deferred until the 7th of August. So busy times ahead for the club. More on the football game next week.

The U16 footballers have a league game against Carrignavar on Monday night in Carrignavar at 7.30pm.Minor action on hold at the moment as hurling championship takes centre stage for the next week or two.

The U14s footballers were due to play Youghal on Wednesday night in the championship and with both teams lined out and ready for duty but unfortunately no referee showed up for the game. A very unsatisfactory situation and a big disappointment for both sets of players. The re-fixture is now scheduled for Monday July 26th with Lisgoold the venue.7.30 is the throw in time .The Junior footballers continue to prepare for the upcoming championship with a league game against Lisgoold this week. At the moment the game is on Friday night but subject so check locally for definite date. The Intermediate footballers have a league game this weekend against St Michaels.