Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes March-11-2020
In the first round of the County League we lost out by the minimum of margins to Éire Óg in Nenagh on a 1-14 to 1-13 scoreline. MacDonaghs had the first use of the wind and led by 0-9 to 0-6 at the break. The home side hit 1-2 in the early minutes of the second half but MacDonaghs dug in and kept in touch. A goal in the 58th minute by James Cleary brought the sides level. However, Killian Gleeson fired over the winning point for Nenagh in the 59th minute.
Team: Conor Doheny, Eanna Hogan, Jack Peters, Eoin Hogan, Willie Cleary (0-1), Darragh Peters, Gavin McAvinchey, James Cleary (1-1), Martin Grace (0-1), Mark O’Neill, Eoin Williams, Seamus Hennessy, Thomas Cleary (0-1), Kieran Cahill (0-7, 0-4 from frees), Kevin Oakley. Subs: Aaron Morgan (0-2), Páidí Williams, Declan Barrett and Paddy Ryan.
On next Sunday we are home to Upperchurch at 11.30am.
In the first round of the championship we travelled to Portroe and came away with both points. The home side enjoyed a four-point interval lead but MacDonaghs finished strongly to claim victory on a 5-5 to 2-6 scoreline. Team: Kevin McDonald, Sean Hayes, David O’Sullivan, Fionnan Hurley, Shane Whelan, Cormac Doheny, Niosa Minogue, Páidí Williams, Eoin Carroll, Pádraic Coonan, Aaron Morgan, Kevin Naughnane, Oisín Williams, Nathan Lynch, Ciaran Coffey. Subs: Eoin O’Meara and Jack Gleeson.
In the second round we are away to Newport on Sunday at 12.00.
MacDonaghs lost out to a stronger Newport outfit in the first round of the Peil na nÓg competition that was played in Ardcroney.
The presentation of medals to the U21 footballers takes place in the Clubroom on Friday, 20th March at 9.30pm. Club President Len Gaynor will do the honours on the night.
The annual Kellogg’s Cúl Camp will be held in MacDonagh Park 6th to 10th July. The Camp is open to boys and girls aged 6 to 13 years. Cost: 1st child €60; 2nd child €55; 3rd and subsequent children €45. All booking must be done online kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie
Cloughjordan Community Games Committee is organising a Family Fun Table Quiz in St. Kieran’s Hall on this Saturday, 14th March at 7.30pm. Each year our hurlers participate in the competition and have claimed the County Title on three occasions. Your support for the Table Quiz would be appreciated.
The club extends sympathy to the family of the late Rebecca Johnston (née Clarke), Railway View, Cloughjordan.