Kilruane MacDonaghs Weekly Notes 26-Oct-2016
MacDonaghs take on Newport in the first round of the championship in Toomevara on this Saturday, 29th October at 1.00pm. Your support would be appreciated.
Cumann na mBunscol
Congratulations to Cloughjordan Schools on overcoming Dunkerrin N.S. in the North football final on a 7-5 to 3-6 scoreline in Moneygall. They qualified for the county final with a 6-5 to 4-4 victory over Drangan. They will face Cappawhite N.S. in the county final.
The U10s brought the curtain down on a busy year with a visit to Scariff last Saturday. They participated in a blitz with Feakle and Scariff/Ogonnelloe. Thanks to Scariff for their hospitality on the day.
On last Friday night the U8s had their final gathering of the season. All-Ireland medal winners Niall O’Meara, Cian Darcy and Jerome Cahill were in attendance and they brought the Irish Press Cup with them. The thirty-one members of the panel were presented with medals. Assistant coaches Seamus O’Meara, Eoin O’Meara, Eoin Carroll, Kevin Naughnane and Louis Kennedy were presented with mementoes to acknowledge their help during the year. Refreshments were served and all present had a wonderful night. Panel: Aidan Troy, Bill Quinlisk, Billy Hodgins, Callan Grace, Cathal Williams, Jack Quinlivan, Karl Ryan, Thomas Gaynor, James Gould, Hugo Healy, Philip Lemanzyk, Conal Haverty, Charlie Kennedy, Cormac Kennedy, Conor McGrath, Darragh Gaynor, Colin Gaynor, David Quinlisk, Emmet Dwyer, Jack Cleary, James McCarthy, Oisín Carroll, Pádraic Nevin, Shay Óg Kennedy, Tommy O’Meara, Mikey Byrne Ryan, Odhran Goulding, Shane O’Meara, Stasik Setikas, Mark Cleary and Gerard O’Looney
”Kilruane MacDonaghs 1970-2013 Heirs to a Proud Tradition” is now on sale in the local shops in Cloughjordan and in Sullivans, Ardccroney. You can also reserve your copy by contacting Gilbert Williams 087-2176452.The 560 page hardback publication costs €30.
Down Your Way
Eamon O’Dwyer recorded an edition of his popular “Down Your Way” programme at the club history launch. It will be aired on Tipp FM on this Thursday at 7.00pm with a repeat on Saturday morning at 11.00am.
The North Tipperary GAA Board Convention will be held in the clubroom on Thursday, 8th December.
Ardcroney Community Field are holding a Table Quiz in Ardcroney Hall on Friday, 28th October at 8.30pm. Proceeds go towards maintaining the facilities. All support appreciated. A table of four costs €20.
James Loughnane, representing Nenagh CBS, had a good win in the recent under 15 county final and went on to play the Munster championship in Hospital, Limerick. In the semi-final he defeated a player from St. Augustine’s, Dungarvan 20-16 and went on to win the final against his opponent from St. Anne’s, Killaloe. In the under 17 section Borrisokane Community College’s Sean McAdams had a bye into the final where he faced the reigning Munster champion from Tralee CBS. Sean started strongly, taking an early lead, and went on to win 17-12. Best of luck to Sean and James in the All-Ireland semi-finals next weekend.