CROOM GAA CLUB NOTES
Colm O’Regan Tournament:
This Saturday brings our community together once more to celebrate and remember the life of a long serving club stalwart Colm O’Regan. We hold our annual U10 hurling tournament with involvement from new fewer than 4 counties in Munster-Ruan and Clarecastle from Clare; St. Mark’s from Cork; Portroe from Tipperary; and Newcastle West, Knockaderry, Hospital and our own U10s of Croom from Limerick. All teams will be in position from 10.30am sharp to march behind the piper and stand collectively for the national anthem. Let’s hope the weather will be kind to us on the day and we wish our boys every success, along with their coaches Mike Mangan, James Malone, and Chris McAteer who have put in a huge amount of unseen work this year preparing the team. We ask parents, club members, and anyone who would like to come along please do, as it is a great day out. As always we would encourage club members and parents to bring along some sandwiches, fruit, biscuits, soft drinks or whatever you’d like to bring so that we can ensure all our guests to Croom will not go hungry. Lets make it a day to remember. Croom Abu!
All roads lead to Bruff for the county semifinal on Sunday September 29th at 2.45pm against either Effin or Newcastle West who meet in the quarterfinal. We hope to have a big crowd there on the day to cheer on the team.
Junior A Football:
We played South Liberties in a rain soaked Crecora last Sunday evening and had a good win on a scoreline of 6.09 to 2.08. We top the group and have a bye in the final round of group games. We are now in a county quarter final most likely on the weekend of October 5th/6th with our opponents likely to be Monagea.
Our Minor hurlers lost away to Bruff last week by 6.19 to 3.11. We are in the South Minor A football final v St. Johns. Fixture TBC.
Last week we beat Templeglantine in the hurling shield semifinal by 0.08 to 5.13. We play Adare in the final. Adare are our opponents in the football shield final aswell. Fixtures TBC.
We had a great win in the shield semifinal last Saturday morning away v South Liberties on a scoreline of 2.08 to 1.14. We play St. Kierans in the final.
The end of year groupings are finalised and we play Mountcollins in the football semifinal and Knockainey in the hurling semifinal. The hurling is this Thursday September 12th at home v Knockainey at 6.45pm.
Our U10s played a challenge away v Knockainey last Friday losing by 4 points. Thanks to Knockainy for facilitating the match. This Wednesday we play Na Piarsigh in Croom at 6.30pm in a challenge as part of our final preparations for Saturday’s Colm O’Regan tournament.
Football training this Thursday 6.30-7.30pm.
Football training this Thursday 6.30-7.30pm. Dont forget the gumshield. New players always welcome.Football training this Thursday 6.30-7.30pm.
Lotto- Numbers drawn 1,3,4,11. No jackpot winners. Lucky dips- Kate Galvin Carrigeen, Ed/ Ronan Costello, Padraig Carroll c/o J Cahill, Sean Condon c/o Spar , Pa Reidy c/o R. O Kelly: The next draw is on in Tangneys with a jackpot of €3000. Thanks to all those who support our draw and other fundraising efforts