Glenville GAA Club News

22 March, 2011

Glenville GAA News

Lotto won.

Congratulations to Mrs Phil Purcell who scooped the sum of €3900 in the Glenville weekly GAA lotto which was drawn at Kades Kounty on Tuesday last.

U21 FOOTBALLERS CLEAR FIRST ROUND HURDLE.

Glenville survived the first hurdle in this opening round of the U21 Football championship which was played on a lovely evening on Wednesday night last. Russell Rovers were our opponents.

Not much to go on here form wise but we had struggled against this side at minor level a few years ago so a tough game was expected. The truth be told this game was done and dusted by half time as Glenville were firmly in control and monopolised possession. With the forward line seeing a plentiful supply of ball.

Scores were beginning to come and with Willie Connolly and MJ o Sullivan controlling midfield .Pa Cronin blasted to the net after ten minutes and further scores from TJ Forde, B Maloney, J McCarthy and W Connolly put us firmly in control.

Russell Rovers pressed on occasions but found the going tough against a disciplined Glenville defence. Just on half time MJ o Sullivan found himself in isolation and slipped a clever ball to the net. Leading 2-7 to 0-2 Glenville continued to press forward at the start of the half and increased the lead. Russell Rovers did manage to tack on a few scores but this was just a temporary charge on the Glenville defence.

This easy win wont do Glenville much good going into the next round against Carrigtwohill who will be a serious test for our very young side.

Final Score

Glenville 2-15 Russell Rovers 0-6.

Team. Aidan Foley ,Michael Kennedy, Ger Hogan ,Maurice Keane, Shane o Regan, Anthony Cronin (0-1), Eoin Lynch, Willie Connolly ( 0-6), Gavin Cronin, Brian Fenton, MJ o Sullivan (1-2), J McCarthy (0-1), Brendan Maloney (0-2) TJ Forde (0-2) Pa Cronin (1-1)

Subs Ben Halbert (0-1), Philip Kernan, DaraO Sullivan

Minor Footballers go down to Cobh.

Saturday evening in awful conditions for football we travelled to Cobh to play the home side in the fourth round of the league. Displaying good form to date we were totally at sea in this tie and never got a grip on the game.

Eventhough we were ahead by a point at half time we never got a grip on the game in the second half and conceded very easy scores. We could make little headway against a tough tackling Cobh defence who gave very little away.

After performing very well to date in the previous games this was a very disappointing display but maybe the fact that we had only one player up to the age on the night was a factor also . Cobh finished with a flourish and got a goal at the end to put a seal on a bad night weather wise and football wise for Glenville. Cobh winning out 2-13 to 1-6.

BIG WEEKEND FOR U21 FOOTBALLERS

Saturday evening in Lisgoold Glenville have a serious task in their efforts in toppling Carrigtwohill. Carrig will be overwhelming favourites in this one and coming from a strong pedigree of competing successfully in Minor Premier 1 over the last few years.

Glenville have had a game to date a one sided game v Russell Rovers in the opening round but face a much more powerful unit here in Carrigtwohill who easily brushed aside Fr o Neills in the first round..Hopefully the side will put up a creditable showing and we wish the players and management all the best in their endeavours.

INTERMEDIATES BACK IN LEAGUE ACTION St Nicks are our opponents in round 3 of the Kelleher Shield on Sunday morning next in Glenville. Championship will not be too long coming around so Glenville will be looking to continue the good form of late.

Date for Championship is Sunday May 8th v Mallow in Ballyhooly.

DICK CAHILL U21 FOOTBALL FINAL Youghal and Kinsale met in the Dick Cahill U21 Football final which was played last night in Fouhy Park. Two very talented sides produced a great hours football with Youghal coming with a late surge to take the spoils. Well done to both side on giving a great final.

Youghal winning out 2-8 to 1-8. U14

TAKE THE POINTS AGAINST KINSALE

Glenville made the long journey to Kinsale a winning one with a great display of attacking football that the home side had no answer to. From the off it was all one way traffic in this one as Glenvilles superior strength was too much for a game Kinsale side who played right to the end.

Glenville 6-14 Kinsale 3-8 was how it finished up.

FIXTURES

Wed 23rd Junior Football League v Cobh in Fouhys at 8pm.

Wed 23rd U13 FL v Cobh in Cobh at 7.30pm.

Thurs 24th U16 Football v Mitchelstown at 6.45pm in Fouhys.

Sat 26th U21 Football semi final v Carrigtwohill in Lisgoold at 4pm.

Sun 27th KS SFL Div 2 v St Nicks in Glenville at 11.30am.

Mon 28th U16 FL v Passage in Glenville at 7pm ( prov).