BLACKROCK GAA CLUB NOTES
Some weekends are better than others, and this weekend was one of those with Munster final wins for the Limerick Senior and Minor hurlers with a fine performance from Jimmy Quilty in the Minors and Richie McCarthy recovering from injury with the Seniors. Both teams now play the All Ireland Semi finals on the weekend of 27th, 28th July. The Limerick Senior Camogie team also won this weekend, with Katie Hennessy coming on as a sub. Busy times ahead for Hugh Murphy PRO of the Limerick County Bord and Liz Hennessy Chairperson Limerick Camogie Bord. Ardpatrick native Jessica Heffernan played in the Primary Game in the Hurling Munster final and Blackrock Effin u12’s played at half time in the Camogie match. Well done to all.
Limerick U 20 hurlers play on Wed 3rd July against Cork in Cork, best wishes to Daithi Heffernan who is on the u20 panel.
Blackrock Junior B hurlers had a fine win in the South Championship over Glenroe on Saturday 29th, on a scoreline 0 16 to 1 09.
We have a bye in the next round and we are due to play Dromin-Athlacca on the weekend of 28th July, with the match V Knockainy fixed for weekend of 11th Aug.
The minor championship due to start this week was postponed due to Jimmy Quilty’s involvement with the County team, see papers or facebook for updated fixtures.
There was no winner of the club lotto 1 11 27 28 held on 26th June. The €40 went to Eileen O’Riordan, Vale View, Promotor Breda Walsh, the €20 lucky dips went to Joan and Sean O’Riordan, St Annes Tce, Promotor Centra, Margaret McCarthy, Kilfinane, Promotor Brendan O’Brien, Collette and Eireann c/o Breda Walsh, Aisling Wallace c/o Chrissie O’Sullivan.
Next weeks Jackpot is €6,050 in Healy’s Bar on 3rd July.
For members wishing to be in the draws for match tickets please have your names with the club secretary 10 days to 2 weeks in advance of the fixture. Text the club phone only. Details are up on facebook in advance but please note the timing as not everyone is on facebook