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Senior Hurling
Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Borris-Ileigh in the second round of the county championship in Nenagh on Sunday, April 26th at 6.00pm. After their very impressive display against Drom, Borris-Ileigh will carry the favourites tag into the game. It will take a herculean effort by MacDonaghs to come out on top in this one. We had tremendous support against Burgess and we ask you to come out in force on the 26th. Cancel all other commitments, amend all other plans, defer all other engagements and get behind the boys in Nenagh. Your presence could make the difference.

Minor Hurling.
Well done to Darragh Peters and the Tipperary minor team on grinding out a victory against Waterford in the first round of the Munster championship. Hopefully, Cian Darcy will have returned to full fitness by the time the semi-final is down for decision.

Féile na nGael
Kilruane MacDonaghs will play Borris-Ileigh in the semi-final on this Saturday, April 18th in Borrisoleigh at 2.00pm.

Parish League
The annual Parish League commences on Saturday, April 25th at 11.00am in MacDonagh Park. All boys from third to sixth classes are eligible to participate. The annual Mini League for boys in first and second classes will run in conjunction with the Parish League. Parents are asked to shelve all other plans for that morning and have the boys in MacDonagh Park at 10.45 am.

Under 14 Football

Kilruane MacDonaghs lost out at home to a very good Inane Rovers team by 2-12 to 2-1 in the first round of the championship. Team: Kevin McDonald, Conor Quinlan, Shane McAteer, Louis Kennedy, Colm Cleary, Kian O’Kelly, Dylan Moran, James Loughnane, Matthew Moyles (0-1), Matthew Spain, Nathan Lynch (2-0), Aaron Morgan, Owen Farrell, David O’Sullivan and Páidí Williams. Subs: Eoin O’Meara, Cormac Doheny, Morgan Cleary, Rory Grace and Ben Cahalan.

Under 12 Football
Kilruane MacDonaghs take on Borris-Ileigh in MacDonagh Park on this Friday, April 17th at 6.30pm.

Club Gear
The club is in the process of ordering MacDonaghs tops. Adult sizes costing €40 and youth sizes at €35 can be ordered from John Casey 086-2304642. Initials can be put on tops at no extra coast. A photo of the top and a list of the various sizes can be viewed on The deadline for orders is April 30th.

Clothes Collection
The juvenile club’s clothes collection takes place on Monday, May 18th to Saturday, May 23rd. Clothes may be left in the Thomas MacDonagh Complex during that week. All club members are urged to do a spring clean and donate all clean unwanted clothes, also bed linen, towels, curtains, shoes, belts and soft toys. This is a painless and environmentally-friendly way to provide much-needed funds for the juvenile club.

Kellogs Cúl Camp
The annual Kellogs Cúl Camp is scheduled for June 29th to July 3rd in Thomas MacDonagh Park. The camp will have the usual 10.00am start in the morning and finish at the 2.00pm. The camp is open to all primary school children.

Thanks to all our subscribers for their continued loyal support. It is very much appreciated. The jackpot has grown steadily and now stands at a very attractive €3,700.Tickets cost €2 each and three are on offer for €5. Congratulations to well-known Éire Óg supporter, Fr. John Sheary who recently won €25 in the Lotto. Rumours that he invested it wisely in the Aintree Festival cannot be confirmed. The fact that Fr. John hosted a party in Rohan’s hostelry suggests that the story have some substance.

The club extends sympathy to the family of the late Mick Shelly, Beechwood.