BLACKROCK GAA CLUB NOTES
This has been a good week for the Senior team winning the Senior County Cup against Monaleen 1-20 to 0-19. Joint Captains Kevin Palmer and Paudie Leahy lifted the cup presented by County PRO Hugh Murphy. It was a match which saw regulars Richie McCarthy, Dave Moloney, Adrian Cooke and Brian Moloney missing from the starting 15 due to injury. However Brian did come on as a sub for the injured Liam Walsh in the first half.
The team were Richie Murphy Nigel Hosford Colm O Keeffe Simon Hennessy Marty Farrell Daithi Heffernan Liam Walsh Jimmy Quilty 5 points, Ian O’Brien 1 point, Kevin Palmer 2 points, Dylan Dawson 3 points, Barry O’Shaughnessy 1 point, Ruairi O’Shaughnessy 1 point, Gavin O’Loughlin 2 points, Paudie Leahy 1 goal and 4 points. Brian Moloney for Liam Walsh, Ciaran Considine for Barry O’Shaughnessy, James O’Doherty 1 point for Ian O’Brien, Liam Walsh for Colm O Keeffe. Mikey Duggan Niall Moloney Declan Gilligan Vinnie Herbert Kevin Hosford David Healy Aidan Gilligan Colm O’Neill Mike Roche Darryl Crotty Sean O Sullivan Mike Heffernan Ben Soundy.
Congratulations to Manager Jimmy Quilty, Selectors Aidan Fitzgerald, Eamon O’Sullivan, Peter O’Sullivan, Brendan O’Brien, S&C Cathal O’Neill. A lot of hard work and commitment has gone into this win. Well done to all
The match is available to see on the facebook page and on the club website.
The minor hurlers beat South Liberties/Crecora in the Minor A county Championship 5 19 to 3 08 on Tuesday, we took a while to settle but we played some fine hurling and finished well on top.
The Team Patrick Hough Mike John O’Dwyer Sean O’Sullivan Mark Duggan Padraig Burke Declan Gilligan Aidan Gilligan Jimmy Quilty 2 goals and 7 points, Killian Ahern Niall Fitzgerald Ciaran Considine 2 goals and 8 points, Gavin Ryan Sean O Neill 3 points, Blake O’Doherty 1 goal, Jack Carroll James Quinn one point, Robbie O’Keeffe Brian Hennessy Cian Gubbins Sean O’Dwyer Paddy O’Sullivan.
Well done to the team and management Justin O’Donnell, Dave Moloney, David Healy, Adrian Gilligan. We play Cois Lea Gaels on Wednesday 9th in the county quarter final in Kilmallock at 6.30, come on the Rockies.
The under 16 hurlers lost to Granagh Ballingarry on Sunday 6th putting up a spirited performance in the semi final of the shield Div 3 on a scoreline of 2 16 to 2 07
The team Donnacha O’Dea James Philpott Brian Hennessy Evan Lowe Anthony Kelly Michael O’Dwyer Paddy O’Sullivan Cian Gubbins Killian Aherne Sean O’Dwyer Blake O’Doherty Ewan McConaughney Darragh Considine Adrian Bequiri Jack Carroll Niall Ryan Aidan O’Connor.
Well done to the team and management, Ben Murphy Chris O’Doherty and Ollie Ryan.
The Junior B’s play Knockainy on Tuesday 8th in the last round of the league, we have topped the group and are through to the semifinal on the weekend of 3rd October.
The Junior Camogie team of Blackrock Effin lost to Galbally on Saturday 5th 2 19 to 1 10.
Keep an eye on the papers and facebook for upcoming fixtures.
There was no winner of the lotto on Wednesday 2nd September, the numbers drawn were 7 8 17 21. The €40 lucky dip went to Denis O’Riordan, Vale View, promotor Brendan O’Brien
The €20 lucky dips went to Helen O’Dea, Promotor Breda Walsh, Theresa Flynn, promotor Dugout, Maria Burke, Martinstown promotor Fintan Leahy, Elaine O’Toole Promotor Breda Walsh
On Wednesday 9th September the jackpot is €12,800 in the Michael Fox Memorial Pavillion.