There was a busy week in Galbally GAA affairs with the Under 12s, 14s, 16, Minors and Seniors all in action, while the Junior Football team face Banogue at 6.45pm in Banogue this coming Tuesday 1st September.
The Under 12 team played Ballylanders in Ballylanders, winning by 3.2 to 1.5. The squad was: Fionn O’Carroll, Cathal McGuire, Bill Crawford, Ciaran Hyland, Cian Harty, Oran Sheedy, Philip Ryan, John Lees, Shane McCarthy, Paul Fenton, Rua Flynn, Jamie O’Shea, Liam Gleeson.
The Under 14 team beat Newcastlewest by 6.10 to 3.2 last week. The team was 1.Paul McGrath, 2 Tiernan Ryan, 3.Jason O’Mahoney, 4.Phillip Ryan, 5.James Gallagher, 6.Jamie McGrath, 7.Jack Gallagher, 8.Eoghan Beston, 9.Hugh Flanagan, 10.Evan Sheedy 11.Declan Heavey, 12.James Gallagher, 13.Donnacha Walsh, 14.Billy Kiely, 15.Oran Sheedy, 16.Oisin Crowley
The Under 16 team had a 2 point win over Mungret in the county championship played in Galbally on last Monday evening on a scoreline of 1-12 to 2-7. Galbally played well but our shooting in front of goal was a bit off, the ball landed short or just wide. The team was: Eoghan Beston, Dylan Moriarty, Evan O Connor, Billy O Keeffe, Shane Ryan, Cathal O Mahony (1-3), Bailey Ryan, Paddy Kennedy (0-2), James O Sullivan (0-1), Niall O Dwyer, Owen O’Sullivan (0-5), Josh Ryan, Ben Ryan, John English (0-2), David O Mullane (0-1), Jamie McGrath, Hugh Flanagan
The Minor team beat St Patricks on Friday night by 3-13 to 1-3. The team was: Dylan O Sullivan, Nathan O’Mahony, Robert Sampson, Joe Farrell, Jack O’Reilly, Cathal O’Mahony, Jack O’Keeffe, Peter O’Dwyer, Paddy Kennedy, Michael O’Donnell, Josh Dineen, Eoin McGrath, Jordan Dineen, Eoin O’Sullivan, Patrick McGrath. Subs: John English, Ciaran Beston, Shane Hanrahan, Niall O’Dwyer, Josh Ryan.
The Senior Footballers were beaten by Monaleen by 0-12 to 0-6 in the final group game. The team was: Peter Morrissey, Ciaran Sheehan, Roibeard Donovan, Jacko Mullane, Peter O’Dwyer, Liam Casey, James Cummins, John Kearns, Mike Donovan, Dylan O Shea, Eoin O Mahony, Jamie Morrissey, Ger Quinlan, Cathal Shanahan, Gary McCarthy. Subs: Ger Ryan, Eoin Halligan, Tony Henebry, Kieran Hickey, Josh Dineen, Cathal Flynn, Tom Davern, Billy Donoghue, Sean Kearney, Jack Donovan, Robert Sampson, Jordan Dineen, Michael Dwyer, Jonathan Scully.
They now face Oola in the County Quarter Final. There is a history of knockout games between Galbally and Oola, meeting in the County Intermediate Final of 2010, and the County Senior Football Semi Finals of 1970, 1980 and 1997. The long awaited Split the Pot is scheduled to return on the weekend of the 19th September. Due to the closure of the pubs, any families associated with the club and the wider community are asked to enter an envelope, either at matches, at underage training, at camogie training, at adult training or in the local shops.