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Midleton GAA News

10 June, 2013

Midleton Hurling & Football Notes

Junior Hurling
Our Junior hurlers had a good victory in the Avondhu/Imokilly League last Friday night defeating Churchtown at home 2-14 v 2-08.
Panel: Christopher Dunlea, Niall O Regan, Oisin Cotter, Eoin Ferriter, Liam Clohessy, Leslie Coughlan, Declan Ryan, Shane Ryan, James O Donnell, Kieran Mulcahy, Keith Ryan, Padraig O Farrell, Killian Hurley, Brian O Sullivan, Patrick Dunlea, John Keane, Sean O Farrell, Jerome Curtin& Joe Collins.    

Lory Meagher Cup Success
Congrats to former club player Sean Hennessy who represented Warwickshire last Saturday in Croke Park, Sean contributed 6 points for the victors and created history by becoming the first hurler to fall foul of “Hawk Eye” when a 65 was adjudged wide. 

Minor Hurling
Our Minors defeated Castlelyons last Saturday evening in the 12 a side non exam League. It was a very open game for long periods but we held out for the win.
Final Score: Castlelyons 1-18 v Midleton 2-22
Panel: Josh Deady, Luke Morrissey, Gavin Bagnell, Bryan Rossiter, Luke Dineen, Cillian Lynch, Sean O Farrell, Lochlinn Mc Carthy, Patrice Tschmanga, Kevin Rohan, Ciaran Maloney, Brian O Mahony, Killian Deady .

Tuesday 11th Junior 2 Hurling League v Cloyne away @ 7.30pm
Friday 14th Avondhu/Imokilly Junior Hurling League v Harbour Rovers in Midleton @ 8pm

The very best of Luck to all our Club players who sit both the Junior Cert and Leaving Cert exams this week, our thoughts will be with you all over the next few weeks.  

GAA Golf Classic
Our annual Juvenile Golf Classic which was launched recently 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.
The Timesheet which is now open can be booked by contacting Anthony Wall @ 086/3154016 or Coleman Quirke @ 087/2523759.

Club Lotto
Our Lotto Jackpot is currently at 6,200e, last weeks numbers were 10,21,25 & 26 and the Lucky dip winners were Elenor O Brien Rocky Rd, Oisin Cotter, Ger O Brien Youghal, Sinead Savage & Gill & Taylor O Shea c/o Anthony Cody.
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.

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

Dancing in the GAA Club each Saturday night, last week saw a great turnout for Dave Rea and we expect the same this Saturday for Martin Kearney.

Juvenile Notes

Midleton Fe 13 Hurlers defeated Blackrock in the quarter final of the Premier 1 Championship at a sun drenched Kilbarry earlier today on a scoreline of 3-8 to 3-3. Blackrock opened brightly with the opening score of the game with a fine goal. Midleton had most of the possession over the next 20 minutes and scored 2 great goals and 4 points from play and frees. About 5 minutes before the break Midleton conceded a free about 70 meters from goal. The resultant strike saw the sliotar go directly to the Midleton net after bouncing around the square. The score at the short whistle was Midleton 2-4 Blackrock 2-3. Midleton made some positional changes for the second half and these worked well. A few early long range frees and a point from play settled Midleton. Soon after we scored a great goal, only to be followed by probably the best score of the game.....a tremendous goal by Blackrock. Our lads dug deep and defended with great strength and courage while tagging on another fine point from play, which was the last score of the game. We now move to play the winners of Douglas V Ballincollig in the Semi Final, which will probably be played next Saturday at the same venue. Our team was represented by: Ryan O Riordan, Ronan Lynch, Evan Rowlands, Griffin Hurley, Alan Power, Adam O Connell, David Scanlon, Eabhan DeBarra, Niall Higgins, Coleman Quinn, Cormac Hill, Sam Quirke, Cormac O Brien, Garry Carroll, Kian Farmer, Tommy O Connell (c), Jake Shanahan, Tunde Olotu-Jubril, Ross O Regan, Cian Murray, Sean O Sullivan, Fergus Wade, Mark Daly, Ciaran Evans, Christian Murphy, Ross Shanahan.
Well done to all the lads, but we'll have to up our game considerably for the Semi Final against Douglas.

Our Fe-15 group have completed their pre state exams league program and now await the resumption of competitive games post the exams we would like to wish members of the panel sitting their Junior Cert exams all the best over the coming weeks. We continue to train on Tues & Thurs in the Tech field from 5 to 6.30pm during this time. We play next Saturday in the Munster Super touch 10 aside competition in Mallow.

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 child’s team.
Any parent who wants to help serving the teas /coffees is more than welcome.

Upcoming Juvenile Club Dates
The following dates may be of interest to parents.
July 1st to 5th  Kellogg’s Cúl Camp
July 10th & 11th Juvenile Golf Classic

Club Gear
The Club shop will be open each Saturday morning from 11am to 12, 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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