Kilruane MacDonaghs News
This weekend the senior hurlers take on Moneygall in the second round of the championship, the junior A hurlers are away to Templederry in the third round of the league and the junior C team are at home to Ballina in the second round of the league. Check North Board fixtures.
Kyle continued their rich vein of form in the Parish League when they overcame Rapla on a 4-6 to 2-2 scoreline. In the second game Ballycapple returned to winning ways with a 5-6 to 3-4 victory against De Wets. Kyle top the table with Ballycapple in hot pursuit. All sides are still in the hunt for a coveted spot in the final. On next Saturday in the third round Kyle will take on De Wets followed by Rapla against Ballycapple.
Commiserations to manager Mark O Leary, David Reddan, Niall O Meara and Justin Cahill on Tipperary loss to Clare in the Munster minor hurling championship. Tipperary failed to reproduce their first round form and were beaten by a hungrier team.
Kilruane N.S. proved too strong for Newport N.S. in the second round of the championship. Kilruane now play Ballina N.S. with a place in the semi-final at stake. Team: Mark O Neill, Jake Morris, Arran Conroy, Alex Jones, Darragh Peters, Sean Quinlan, James Cleary, Cormac Mannion, Tommy Dooley, Declan Elderfield, Craig Hilmi, Craig Morgan and Conor Lillis.
Congratulations to Nancy Kenneally Ballymackey who won €2,300 in the Kilruane MacDonaghs Lotto. The jackpot resumes at a very attractive €2,000. The draw takes place every Monday. Tickets cost €2 and three are available for €5. The club would like to thank all our loyal subscribers and promoters for their consistent support.
The new County Draw with a prize fund of €750,000 and over 700 hundred prizes has just been launched. There are two cars to be won each month and in May there is the star prize of a Toyota Land Cruiser or €50,000. This draw is a major fund raiser for the club and has been a vital source of revenue for over twenty years. Promoters will be canvassing the parish to enlist the support of existing members and new subscribers. The monthly payment of €10 can be made directly to the promoter or by direct debit.
The annual Cul hurling and camogie Summer Camp takes place in MacDonagh Park Monday July 5th to Friday July 9th. The camp is open to all boys and girls from age six upwards. Each participant will receive a kit which will include jersey, socks, togs and gear bag. Application forms have been distributed through the schools and should be returned immediately. The cost for one child is €55, two children €100 and three children €135. All enquiries to Gilbert Williams 087-2176452.
The club would like to extend its sympathy to the family of the late Mary Hogan Kylebeg and to the family of the late Fr. Liam Murray who was curate in Cloughjoran parish between 1969 and 1986. Fr. Murray was a former vice-president of Kilruane MacDonaghs and was also instrumental in setting up the camogie club.