Kilruane MacDonaghs Notes Oct-10-2018
The first round game against Moneygall/Clonakenny is expected to take place this weekend. Check fixtures.
Dean Ryan Cup
Aaron Morgan and Niosa Minogue lined out on the Nenagh CBS team that defeated Hamilton High School, Bandon in the Dean Ryan Cup. They now play Thurles CBS in the semi-final.
Martin O’Leary Tournament
The annual U11 tournament in Kilcloman finished with Kilruane MacDonaghs, Burgess and Kiladangan as joint winners. Thanks to Burgess for the invitation and the hospitality on the day.
U8 & U10
On last Saturday morning both our U8 and U10 panels travelled to Caherdavin to play Na Piarsaigh in a Blitz. A great morning’s hurling was had by all. Thanks to Na Piarsaigh who put on a great spread for players, mentors and parents in the clubhouse. A special word of thanks to former Na Piarasigh player Aidan Ryan who organised the visit.
Cumann na mBunscol
Cloughjordan Schools qualified for the North football final in their section with victories over Lissenhall, Ardcroney and Portroe. In the final they will renew acquaintances with Lissenhall.
The laying of the Astro Turf at the Hurling Wall will commence in early November. This development will be of immense benefit to all juvenile and adult teams in both hurling and camogie. To finance the project the club is about to launch a major fundraising drive. The Star Prize in the 700 Club is a Citreon C3 Car sponsored by Mulcahy Car Sales, Ardcroney, the Official Sponsor of the Kilruane MacDonaghs Club. There is a total Prize Fund in excess of €20,000 with 12 prizes on offer. The draw will take place in the Corner House, Cloughjordan on Friday, 16th November. Tickets costing €100 will be on sale next week. The Parish has always backed us to the hilt and we are confident that supporters from near and far will rally to the cause once more.
North Final DVD
Text your name to Gilbert Williams 087-2176452 to order a DVD of the North Final. The DVD, which costs €20, includes the match, interviews and homecoming. Orders must be in by Sunday, 14th October.
The Camogie Club is holding its annual Poker Classic in Nenagh Golf Club on Sunday, 14th October at 6.00pm. Entrance fee is €20 with prize money pro rata.
Night at the Dogs
A “Night at the Dogs” in aid of Seamus Hennessy’s “Running for Josie” Fundraiser (Pieta House & Living Links) will be held in Thurles Greyhound Stadium on Saturday, 20th October at 8.00pm. Tickets, costing €20, are now on sale in Austins, Cloughjordan and are also available from Breda Blessing 086-0782483. The ticket gives you entry on the night and a chance to win €500 in the Buster race. Under 16s are free.
Congratulations to Jack Mulcahy who won the U13 Colleges Handball Singles Final. He now faces a Cork opponent in the Munster Qualifiers.