Kilruane MacDonaghs News

Senior Hurling
The scheduled Challenge Cup game against Burgess fell foul of the weather on last Sunday. It has been rearranged for this Saturday, March 7th in Kilcolman at 4.00pm. The winner will face the winner of the Portroe and Killenaule game while the loser will take on JK Brackens.

County Championship
Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Burgess in the first round which will take place on either of the weekends April 5th/ 12th.

Championship Draws
Kilruane MacDonaghs will face Burgess in the first round of the North senior championship. The juniors will meet Kildangan in the opening round. Silvermines, Burgess and Nenagh are also in the group. In the U21 ‘A’ championship Kilruane MacDonaghs take on Ballina in a preliminary round.

Juvenile Meeting
A meeting of the juvenile committee will be held in the clubroom on this Thursday, March 5th at 8.00pm. All juvenile selectors are requested to attend.

Concert
Thanks to everybody who helped make the concert in the Abbey Court Hotel such a successful fundraiser. As well as raising much-needed income for the club, patrons enjoyed a fantastic night’s entertainment. Muriel O’Connor, Annette Doyle, Jonny Carroll, Paul Malone and Trudi Lalor proved to be a big hit with the audience. We are indebted to Fran Curry of Tipp Fm who provided musical accompaniment for the artists and to Tony Brook of Tipp FM who proved to be a popular and competent master of ceremonies. A special word of thanks to Tipp FM CEO and MacDonaghs senior manager, Liam O’Shea who spearheaded the whole venture.

Membership
Membership is now overdue. All players and supporters should renew their subscriptions immediately. Parishioners can avail of a very attractive membership package which is now on offer. For just €200 you will have a full year’s Lotto subscription, entry to the County Draw as well as your membership. In effect, supporters who subscribe to this package will have free membership — a saving of €20. Supporters have the option of paying by direct debit.

Sympathy
The club extends sympathy to the Reddan family, Richmond, Nenagh on the death Kathleen Reddan and to the O’Neill family, Middlewalk, Cloughjordan on the death of Jack O’Neill.