Kilruane MacDonaghs GAA News
The presentation of the divisional medals to the U-21 hurlers and the O Riain Cup medals to the senior hurlers takes place on Friday Mach 19th in The Complex at 8.00 p.m.. The Kilruane MacDonaghs junior hurling team of 1960 which defeated the Moycarkey-Borris intermediate team to win the county title will be guests of honour on the night. This promises to be a great social occasion with the reunion of the 1960 team generating huge interest in the club. A full meal will be served at the function and tickets at the subsidized price of ten euro are available from George O Leary, Kay Cahalan, Mary McLoughney, Susan O Brien, Michael Cahill and Gilbert Williams.
Seamus Hennnesy scored seven points and Shane Quinlan chipped in with a goal for NUIG in their victory over St. Patrick’s College in the quarter-final of the Fitzgibbon Cup. Ray McLoughney was on the WIT team which overcame DIT the semi-final. Brian O Meara was also on the panel.
The senior hurlers play the winners of the Moneygall and Portroe game in the semi-final of the Hogan Cup on this Sunday in MacDonagh Park at 12 noon.
On this Thursday night Damien Coleman from Portumna will do a coaching session on the hurling wall at 8 o clock. All selectors and coaches are asked to attend.
The indoor hurling sessions continue to gather momentum. On Monday nights the U-8s swing into action at 6.30 p.m., followed by the U-10s at 7.30 p.m. On Tuesday nights the U-12s take to the floor at 7 o clock.
On this Saturday March 6th the club will host Borris-Ileigh, Roscrea and Moneygall in an U-10 blitz in MacDonagh Park at 10 o clock. The selectors will be in contact with parents regarding the arrangements.
The U-12 footballers are at home to Inane Rovers in the first round of the championship on Friday March 26th. Nenagh Eire Og and Kildangan are also in the group. There will be one round of games with the top team playing the fourth and the second against the third in the semi-finals.
The U-14 footballers are at home to Borrisokane in the opening round of the championship on Wednesday March 24th. Borris-Ileigh are also in the game, with the top two qualifying for the semi-finals.
The U-16 footballers are in a group of three along with Ballina and Lorrha. They have a bye in the opening round and expect to be in action on Monday March 22nd. The top two sides advance to the semi-finals.
The monthly meeting of the club committee takes place in the clubroom on this Friday March 5th at 8.00 p.m. All committee members have been notified and are asked to attend punctually.
The annual hurling and camogie Cul Camp will commence on Monday July 5th in MacDonagh Park. In the congested summer camp market the Cul Camps offer the best value bar none. Application forms will be available later in the month.
The club would like to extend sympathy to the O Brien family Windmill on the death of Raymond O Brien, the Kirby Kilruane family on the death of Ruadhan Kirby and the Cleary family Behamore on the death of Louis Cleary.