Kilruane MacDonaghs Camogie News 15-Feb-2017

Schools Hurling:  Commiserations to Borrisokane CC Senior camogie team on losing the All Ireland semi-final last Saturday. They lost on a score line of 1-8 Keady to 2-1 Borrisokane. Aoife Sullivan and Bonnie Conroy lined up as the two corner backs, Sophie Whelan at wing forward and Laura Shinners started at corner forward. Mikeala Mcgrath was introduced in the second half at wing forward. Also on the panel were Ali Mulcahy, Tara Lillis, Louise Torpey and Catherine Tighe.

Best of luck to Borrisokane CC Junior camogie team who play Keady of Antrim this Saturday in the All-Ireland semi-final.

U16: Kilruane U16’s were drawn in a group with Silvermines and Borrisoleigh. Their first game will be V Borrisoleigh in Borrisoleigh on 17th March. Time to be confirmed.

Handball: Hard luck to Clodagh Shinners and Kate Mulcahy who lost in the Munster semi-final of the Cummann na mBunscoil competition on a score line of 11-7, 11-10.

Auction & Social Night: The senior, juvenile and camogie clubs are organising a Monster Auction & Social Night in the Abbey Court Hotel on Saturday, 4th March. We had a huge attendance at last week’s meeting that drew up a comprehensive plan for this major fundraising venture. To build on this very encouraging start and to further preparations, the next General Meeting of all senior, juvenile and camogie members will be held on this Wednesday night, 1st February at 8.00pm. Anybody who couldn’t attend last week is asked to make a huge effort to be present this time. Already we have had a fantastic response from parishioners and from the business community in North Tipperary and further afield.  In the next few weeks we will be carrying out a forensic canvass, seeking donations of timber (car trailers), turf, fodder and vouchers from shops, companies, tradesmen and service providers of all descriptions.  Anybody who donates an item for auction will be entered into a draw for a very attractive prize. This is going to be an Auction with a difference as items that go under the hammer will not be there in the hotel for inspection but will be listed in a catalogue with some being displayed on a big screen.

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