Enniscrone/Kilglass GAA Club notes

Intermediate

Our intermediate team clinched a first senior league title for the club since 2004 on Friday night courtesy of a 0-10 to 0-8 replay win over Ballymote in the Division Three league final. Once again, the team showed tremendous grit to dig out the result, having trailed 0-5 to 0-0 after the first 25 minutes. Thereafter the team hit their stride, and finished strongly to earn promotion back to Division Two. Congratulations and well done to manager Pat Darcy, selector Karl Finnerty and all the players on securing the title in memorable fashion in front of a large travelling support. The team now turn their attention to the Intermediate Championship, which gets underway next Saturday evening in Corballa against St John’s at 7pm. The team from last Friday was: Mark O’Hara; MJ Crean, Cathal Mullaney, Eoghan Bourke; Oisin McCaffrey, Keith Carden, Kevin Cawley (0-1); Donal Mullaney, Nathan Hannon; Tom Mahon (0-1,f), JP Carden, Mark Gordon (0-2); Shane Hargadon, Michael Moyles, Brian Coleman (0-6, 2fs). Subs: Mark Caffrey, Brandon Fitzgerald, Christopher Tuffy, Shane Morrison, Brendan Byron, Niall Carden, Dean Greer, Aaron Duffy.

Minor

The Enniscrone-Kilglass/Easkey minor team play Owenmore Gaels in the first round of the championship on Thursday evening from 7pm in Quigabar.

U-16

Well done to the Enniscrone-Kilglass/Easkey U-16s on getting their championship campaign off to an encouraging start with a 3-10 to 1-14 win over Ballymote/Bunninadden last Monday evening. This was an impressive display and gives the team a great chance of securing a semi-final spot, which will be confirmed if they overcome the challenge of St Molaise Gaels in the next round. Training continues this week.

U-14

Our U-14s continue their championship campaign against Easkey next Friday evening at 7pm in Easkey.

U-12

Best wishes to our U-12s in their semi-final against Tourlestrane on Tuesday evening at Quigabar. Throw in is at 7pm.

Fundraising

An extra ten blocks and bricks have been released due to the enormous demand for sponsorship opportunities for our indoor astro turf complex. You can find all the details on our website, or contact any committee member. Thanks to everyone for the superb support.

County scene

Commiserations to Ciaran O’Dowd, Josh Ellis, Eoin Hallinan and the Sligo minor team on their agonising one-point loss to Derry in the All-Ireland quarter-final last weekend. Ciaran had a fine game at wing forward, while Josh was a second half substitute. Well done to the three lads on their efforts throughout the year.

Pride of Place

Enniscrone has been nominated for the pride of place awards, with judges visiting the area on Tuesday morning. We look forward to showcasing all that is good about our club and parish. 



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