St. John's GAA Club notes

Under 16 League Final

Our Under 16 team contest the Div 3 League final this Monday evening at 7.00 when they take on Drumcliffe-Rosses Point in The Centre of Excellence, Scarden The best of luck to the team and management.

Cul Camps

The Cul Camp for our club starts on Mon July 17th in Stenson Park, Cuilbeg. It runs from Mon to Fri 21st  from 10 am to 2.30pm each day. Over 80 children have booked in so far but if there are some who have not registered they can do so when they come along.

Family Fun Sports Day 2017

Following on the hugely successful event last year, the Family Fun Sports Day for this year will be held on Sunday July 30th in Stenson Park, Cuilbeg starting at 2.00pm. Registration starts at 1.15pm. Photos will be taken on the day which will appear in the Club Book launching later this year to mark the club’s 30th anniversary. We would encourage all families in our area to come along for a great days of fun and sport.

St Johns Summer Camp

This camp will be held from Tues August 15th to Thurs 17th in Stenson Park, Cuilbeg from 10.00am to 2.30pm each day. Cost is E20 . Register at 9.30am on Tues 15th August. Camp Director is John Reilly.

For more information on these and other club activities check the club website

St Johns Lotto

There was no winner of the Jackpot prize in the draw which took place on Sat 8th in the Clubhouse, Cuilbeg. The winners of the four consolation prizes were Noel Trotter, C/O Crozon Inn; Willie Grady, Crozon; Maura Mc Manus, Tonafortes and N Browne, C/O Clifford Electrical, Carraroe. With the Jackpot now standing at E10,850 the next draw will take place on Sat next July 22nd . Lotto tickets can be purchased at Cannings House and Garden, Cornageeha;  Crozon Inn;  Mc Morrow’s, Cairns Rd.;  Molly Fulton’s Restaurant, Carraroe; Clifford Electrical,Carraroe and The Blue Lagoon, Riverside.

Under 14 Championship

Our K & D Developments-sponsored Under 14 team having been narrowly beaten by Tourlestrane in their League final begin their Championship campaign with an away fixture against Enniscrone-Kilglass on Fri next July 21st at 7.00 in Enniscrone. The other championship fixtures are against Calry-St Josephs in Stenson Park on 04/08 and away to Easkey on 18/08. The St. Johns team and substitutes in the League Final  was  Peter Meehan; Conor Leonard, Callum Murrin, Ray Mc Carney; Seamus Burns(0-2), Cormac Roddy, Nathan Mc Loughlin; Zach Mahon, Ronan Kelly(0-2); Ronan Flynn(0-1), Darragh Mc Goldrick, Marcus Flohr(1-0); Liam Lee, Keelin Roddy, Ciaran Quinn; Tyler Haxell, Sean Moore, John Hanbury, Lee Conway, Darragh Walsh, Adam Kenny, Marc Lyttle

Senior Football League Div 2

Our Burns Skoda Car Sales-sponsored team having suffered defeat to Geevagh in the Benson Cup final last weekend travelled to Ballintogher to take on St Michaels in the second last League game and came away with both points when they overcame the home side on a 3-6 to 0-6 scoreline. On an evening when the wet, slippy pitch made playing difficult St Johns led by 1-2 to 0-4 at half time with the goal coming from Ryan Mc Manus and Oisin Cox and Alan Keane scoring the points. On the resumption our lads increased their lead with further goals from Keane and Mc Manus and points from Keane, Conor Greene and Paul Mc Namara.    St Johns team N O’Donnell; A Clerkin, E Roche, R Kelly; R Fahy, N Hayes, C Hough;  P Mc Namara, O Cox; C Greene, A Keane, R Gordon; S Stenson, R Mc Manus, J Gethins; Sub used C Mc Govern for NO’Donnell (inj)  The final League game will take place next Sunday July 23rd at 1.00 in Stenson Park against Bunninadden.

Minor Football League 3 Final

 Good luck to the players and management of our Minor team who contest the Div 3 League final at 7.00 on Thurs evening next July 20th against Castleconnor in The Centre of Excellence, Scarden.

Under 12 Boys

Our U.12 and U.11 teams went down to stronger Tubbercurry-Cloonacool teams in Tubbercurry on Wed last. The final round of the league is due to take place in Stenson Park, Cuilbeg on Tues July 25th against Owenmore Gaels.

St John’s Magazine

This is a last call for articles for out Celebration magazine. If you are interested in writing an article –long or short- on any aspect of the life of St Johns over the last 30 years then please get in touch with me at 086 0793791.

Good luck to Cathal Jordan and his Sligo U.21 hurling teammates who play Donegal in The All Ireland C U.21 final in the Markievicz Park on Sat next at 5.00 as a curtain-raiser to the Donegal – Galway All Ireland Qualifier game.

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