Owenmore Gaels GAA Club notes

Senior

Mixed Easter Weekend For Senior Teams:

 

The Senior Ladies recorded a comprehensive win on Sunday over Coolera/Strandhill on a score line of 6-14 to 1-2. This was a strong team performance by the Gaels. Next week see's the team away to Curry. Well done girls

The Men’s Team were on the wrong side of two matches this weekend in the Division Two League. On Friday they were at home to St. Farnans, and on Sunday they travelled out the Ballina road to face Castleconnor.

Friday - Division 2 result: Owenmore Gaels 3-8 St. Farnans 0-19

The senior men suffered a disappointing loss at Connolly Park this evening with Farnans running out 2 point winners.
In truth the scoreline flatters us as farnans dominated the game before a few goals in a spirited last quarter brought us back in contention. Unfortunately a flat opening period left us with too much to do.
Shorn of a number of first team members through injury our youthful team (7 of last year's minor finalists started) struggled in the middle third particularly. 
We travel to Castleconnor on Sunday looking for improvement.

Team: Gavin Phelan, Gareth Lavin, Jason Farrell, Bryan McPartland, Kevin Healy (0-2), Shane Maye (Michael Casey (1-0)), Peter Wynne (Kevin O'Hara), Brian Mahon, Derek Lynch, Ronan Sweeney, Pa Murphy, Ross Farrell (0-1), Ryan Philips, Aaron Nicholson (1-4), Adrian Egan (0-1) (Rory Dillon (1-0))
Subs: Shane Kerr, Niall O'Donnell, Niall Hodgins, Tony Fox

Sunday – Division 2 result: Castleconnor 1-14 Owenmore Gaels 1-7

Leading at half time 1-4 to 0-6 with a breeze advantage, our Men’s team fatigued in the last 5 minutes to an unanswered goal and two points from Castleconnor. It was a courageous display by an injury strung squad. See facebook page for full match report.

The Mens next fixture is at home to St. Johns, next Sunday at 2pm. All Support will be greatly appreciated.

 

Underage

Minor Boys took on Molaise Gaels this Monday looking to make it tow wins from two in the A league. See Facebook page for the result.

They take the filed again this Thursday away to Ballymote/ Bunninadden with throw-in at 7pm.

 

Hard luck to the U16 boys who lost out to Drumcliffe/Rosses-Point last Monday in Oxfield in the Divison 3 League.

 

U14 Boys are away to Curry this Tuesday in the Division 1 League. Throw-in 7pm.

 

Owenmore Gaels Girls training continues on Fridays for U-10 & U-12 6-7pm in Connolly Park. All Welcome. All children must be registered on www.owenmoregaels.ie 
Parents are welcome and encouraged to join in the training session.

Owenmore Gaels U-8 boys and girls training continues this Wednesday from 6.30 to 7.30 in Connolly Park. This is for kids born in 2009 and 2010.All Welcome. Parents are encouraged to join in with the training session. All children must be registered by April 1st on www.owenmoregaels.ie and follow the link for registration.

For more match fixtures and reports, see our Facebook page!

 

Nursery

Well done to all who part in the Easter camp this week and to all who completed the nursery programme in the teeling centre. Some future stars in the making! Remember, practice makes perfect! Huge thanks to our coaches also who volunteered their time. Much appreciated. Please note that Saturday Morning Coaching will be back up and running in the next couple of weeks. Keep an eye on our Facebook page for for more details.

Club News

There is a current vacancy available at the club with the TUS Scheme. If interested please contact Gerry Mullaney 0868221995.

 

Plans for our new stand are complete and displayed in clubhouse. We are now in the planning permission stage. Anybody willing to join the fundraising drive with €20 per month for one year please contact Niall 0877609420.

 

The Lotto draw took place in Cullen’s Bar on Monday 4th April. The numbers drawn were 6, 16, 18 & 22. There was no winner of the €6,200 Jackpot. Congrats to our ‘Lucky Dip’ Winners Michael Mannion, Aoife Collis, Margaret Kerins and Vivian Gallagher who each win €30.

Thanks to everyone who bought tickets and continues to support the club. As there was no winner this week, the Jackpot rolls over to €6,300. The next draw will take place in The Owenmore Inn on Monday 17th April.

 

The Club shop is now online. Club Merchandise includes jerseys, socks, shorts, club tops, trousers and jackets. Get yours now! Visit our facebook page for details.

 

Finally, Wishing all club players, mentors, members and supporters near and far a very Happy Easter!!



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