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Midleton GAA Notes 14th April

14 April, 2013

Midleton Hurling & Football Notes

Last Man Standing
We're almost there, Last Man Standing is down to the final three, all that awaits is the final places, good luck to Michael Crotty, Brendan Mackey and Damien Garde with next weeks selections, may the best man win. 

Senior Hurling
Our Senior Hurlers played Sarsfields last Saturday evening in the RedFM League and after a great start were defeated in the end by 3-13 v 2-19, two late goals from the visitors and tired legs from Junior football the night before were the contributing factors in the end. 
Team: Tommy Wallis, Alwyn Kearney, Patrick O Mahony, Finbar O Mahony, Eoin Walsh, Peter Dowling, Seamus O Farrell, Leslie Coughlan, James Nagle, Padraig O Keeffe, Padraig O Shea, Paul Haughney, Kieran Mulcahy, Oisin Cotter & Patrick White. Subs used Padraig O Farrell & Declan Ryan.

Junior Football
In Killeagh last Friday evening we played Dungourney in the back door of the above championship.
We led for most of the game until the final quarter when they broke us down and led by 0.06 to 2.02 but with a late rally we scored 1-04 without reply to win by 1-10 to 2-02. Well done to all involved, we now play Youghal this weekend in the next round.
Team: Brian Behan, Liam Clohessy, Barry Fitzgerald, Brian O Sullivan, Seamus O Farrell, Leslie Coughlan, Patrick O Mahony, Peter Dowling, Patrice Tschmanga, Padraig O Shea, Kieran Mucahy, Patrick White, Declan Ryan & Willie O Brien
Sub used Kelvin Kruschel for Patrice Tschmanga.

Minor Hurling
Last Saturday afternoon our Minor hurlers played Douglas at home in the Premier 1 Rebel Og Minor Hurling League, the visitors got off to a good start with the aid of the breeze and led by 2-10 v 0-07 at halftime. A brave second half performance brought us to within a single point only for a late goal from them which closed out the game.
Final Score: Midleton 2-15 v Douglas 3-16.
Team: Byran Rossiter, Luke Morrissey, Gavin Bagnell, Cormac Beausang, Billy O Shea, Darren Quirke, Luke Dineen, Sean O Farrell, Seanaidh Smyth, Ciaran Maloney, Padraic Nagle, Patrice Tschmanga, Robert Williams, Michael Abernethy & Killian Deady.  Subs Kalem Deady, Garan Manley, Oisin Lynch, Lochlinn Mc Carthy, Brian O Mahony, Shane Buckley.

Wednesday 17th Junior Football League v Ballinacurra away @ 7pm
Saturday 20th Junior A Football Championship v Youghal TBC
Wednesday 24th Premier 1 Minor Hurling Championship v Mallow TBC

GAA Golf Classic
Our annual Juvenile Golf Classic was launched recently; it will be held on Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th of July at East Cork Golf Club and will once again be kindly sponsored by Blackwater Motors Cork, Fermoy and Skibereen.
The format this year will be a 3 Ball Scramble event with teams costing 120e and sponsorship of tee boxes costing 50e. Further details will be posted on the website very soon, the Timesheet which is now open can be booked by contacting Anthony Wall @ 086/3154016 or Coleman Quirke @ 087/2523759. Our committee members will be contacting our past sponsors and supporters in the coming weeks. 

Social Media
Keep in touch with up to date Club news, results and fixtures on FACEBOOK and TWITTER @MidletonGaa.

Club Lotto
Our Lotto Jackpot is currently at 4,400e, this week winners can be found on our website. Tickets can be purchased from any of the following outlets for a little as 2euro – O Neills Bar, Linehans Bar, Club Bar, Maple Leaf Bar, O Farrell’s Butchers, Frank Murphy Butchers and Chadwick’s.
We also have monthly; yearly and direct debit payment options available, for further information please contact any club officer.

Club Gym
Gym membership for 2013 is now available in conjunction with club membership. The fee for full membership for 2013 is €150 and €100 for students and unwaged. These prices include full club membership.  Once full payment is made you can start using the gym as soon as you complete the induction course run by Paudie O'Keeffe.  Only FULLY paid up members will be issued with fobs to access the gym.
For further information or to apply for club and Gym membership; please contact Terence McCarthy on 086 6013228.

Club Membership
For full details of the 2013 Membership rates please log on to our Club website and check out the Download section for a detailed breakdown of the various packages available. Contact our Membership Officer Terence McCarthy @ 086/6013228 for any further queries.

BINGO for all every Friday night in the GAA Pavilion from 8pm, guaranteed Jackpot of 1,000 euro!!

Juvenile Notes

In Brief
Feile was the big event last week with our Fe14 team making the trip to Mallow. There was a great outcome with wins over Watergrasshill, Mallow and Ballincollig. The lads are next up in Coachford to play St Vincents in the A Quarter Final on Wednesday.
Our Fe 16’s defeated Erins Own on a scoreline of 4-16 to 1-08 in the Premier 2 Central hurling league.
Our Fe 15’s defeated Killeagh away and lost to Na Piarsaigh in the Premier 1 Central hurling league game at home in poor conditions. Midleton played most of the game with 14 players following an injury.

Fe 13
The U13s continued on their winning ways with a "dogged" win at home in this 3rd Round football league game V Sam Maguires on a scoreline of 5-4 to 3-8. A goal and a point in the last 3 minutes saw us take the points. We now have 3 wins from 3. The lads showed great heart and commitment to win this tough encounter.

Fe 11 Hurling League Midleton v Sars
Our League campaign got underway on a very wet and blustery Sat at home against
Sars. In all we had Thirty one players and Sars travelled with Twenty Five, It was
Decided we would play two eight a side and one game of nine a side. The most important thing in these games is that every player gets the same game time so with the extra few players we rotated players on and off every five min’s. A fantastic hour
Of Hurling was witnessed by anyone who braved the elements and every player played their part. Game A started and finished in what can only be described as a war of attrition by two great bunch of lads no quarter asked nor given from anyone. Again some great performances from our lads in this game Cian Keohane in goal was outstanding, Alex Quirke breaking out of defence and delivering great ball to the forwards, Patrick Kelly and Paul Connaughton working very hard for the ball and getting some great scores. In the end Midleton won this game on a scoreline of 4-4 tom 2-1.In Game B we started very slow and Sars punished us for some very sloppy play getting four goals and a few points before we knew the game had started. When we realised we were in a game we started to play hurling and again had great displays from Daniel Cagney, Patrick Kane and Darragh Crowley but in the end it was Sars who ran out winners in this game on a scoreline of 8-5 to 4-4.
Game C started well for our lads getting some good scores early and contesting every ball then Sars upped the tempo and try as our lads did it was Sars who ran out winners on scoreline of 6-4 to 3-2. James Coffey, Liam Kelly and Evan Mc Carty were the best for the Magpies.
Well done to all the lads Midleton and Sars who turned up and gave it their all in what was a great hour of Hurling and keeping this great rivalry alive and well. 

Saturday coffee mornings
With training back in action on Saturday mornings at the main pitch we have once again opened up the club lounge with free tea and coffee for parents of players. Why not drop in and meet up with parents from your childs team. Any parents who want to help serving the teas and coffees would be more than welcome.

Upcoming Juvenile Club Dates
The following dates may be of interest to parents.
• April 27th Mercy Hospital Charity Fun Walk
• July 1st to 5th Cúl Camp
• July 10th & 11th Juvenile Golf Classic

Gum Shields
From the 1st of January 2013 it is now compulsory for juvenile players to wear gum shields (mouth Guards). The rule relates to both football training and matches. This ruling has come from GAA Headquarters and anybody not wearing a gum shield and who subsequently gets injured during a match or training session will not be covered by GAA insurance.
GAA recommended gum Shields can be purchased from our juvenile club sponsor Murphy’s Pharmacy in Midleton.
Please ensure that your child has a gum shield for every training session and game.

Training times have recently changed for juvenile teams. The most up to date information can be found on the Juvenile Teams page on For players from junior infants to Fe 9 please remember to bring your €2 to training sessions. This money is vital to keep the juvenile section of the club funded.

Midleton Juvenile Golf Classic
The dates for the 2013 juvenile Golf Classic have been confirmed as Wednesday 10th and Thursday 11th of July. We hope this year’s event can live up to the quality of the previous years and that the community support it as well as in the past. Please spread the news to those who you think might sponsor a team or a prize.

2013 Cúl Camp
Following the standing down of Jim O’Sullivan who previously managed the Cúl Camp arrangements Pa Beausang has stood up to the plate to arrange this year’s event.
The 2013 Cúl camp will take place from July 1st to 5th in the Club.
More details will be available nearer to the starting date.
The club would like to thank Pa for his help with this year’s Cúl Camp

Club Gear
The Club shop will be open from 10.30am to 12pm on Saturday mornings. A full selection of gear is available including new club branded base layer tops. Anyone looking for presents can also buy gift vouchers from the club shop. Full price lists are available on the club website






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