BLACKROCK GAA CLUB NOTES
As we head into November our hurlers are still going well. In the last week our Junior B’s and U21’s had good wins over Kidimo Pallaskenry and Newcastle West respectively.
On the 26th under lights in Rathkeale the U21’s had a great win over Newcastlewest in a fine game of hurling winning 1 15 to 1 14. A very close match we fought hard to get the better of Newcastlewest. The team was Mikey Duggan, Captain, Mike John O Dwyer, Michael Brazill Carroll, Mark Duggan, Niall Fitzgerald, Daithi Heffernan, Brian Hennessy, Sean O’Neill, Aidan Gilligan, Jimmy Quilty, Ciaran Considine, Killian Aherne, Danny Moloney, Colm O’Keeffe, Gavin Ryan, Sean O Sullivan, Robbie O Keeffe, James Quinn, Gearoid Lawlor, Mattie Watson. The Management team is Paudie Leahy, Richie McCarthy, Pat Heffernan Jnr, Niall Moloney. S&C Brid Herbert.
On Saturday 30th the Junior B’s took on Kildimo Pallaskenry in the County Quarter final in Caherdavin. This match went to extra time and we won on a scoreline of 0 27 to 2 18. We played strongly for most of the match with a poor spell in the second half before the water break but we fought hard to come back to a draw at full time and finished strongly in extra time.
The team lined out as follows; Mikey Duggan, Aidan Gilligan Jordan Slattery Don Flaherty Simon Hennessy Niall Moloney Vinnie Herbert Dave Flaherty Captain, Sheamie Ryan, James O Doherty Ciaran Considine Donnacha Leahy Dave Healy Gavin O Loughlin Barry Shaughnessy Ben Soundy for Donnacha Leahy, Sean Palmer for Dave Healy, Donnacha Leahy for Jordan Slattery, Niall Fitzgerald blood sub, Tommy Lee, Richie Cooke, Danny Moloney Eoin Quinn Gavin Ryan Sean O Sullivan Mark Duggan Richie Fitzgerald Mike Heffernan Robbie O Keeffe James Quinn Declan Gilligan Gearoid Lawlor.
We now progress to the county semi-final. We are awaiting results from the other quarter finals to see who our opponents will be.
Next up for the U21’s is Kildimo Pallaskenry on Wednesday 10th November in Knocklong at 8pm
The Blackrock Effin Junior Camogie team played Ballybrown on 31st in Ahane, winning the A Plate final on a score line of 5 14 to 1 11. Well done to all, great result.
There was no winner of the lotto held on the 27th October 8 15 21 26. The €40 lucky dip went to Paddy Ryan St Anns Terrace Promotor McGraths Bar, the €20 lucky dips went to David Quilty Promotor Carmel Murphy Jim Keogh Promotor Brendan O Brien, Liam Moloney Promotor Brendan O Brien, Pat Heffernan Jnr Promotor Brendan O Brien
On the 3rd of November the jackpot will be €13,000 in the Pavillion