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Midleton GAA Club News

23 March, 2014

Midleton Hurling & Football Notes

Last Saturday evening our Fe21 footballers went very close to pulling off a memorable victory in the East Cork A Championship semi final v Glanmire. The game took place in The Pike Sallybrook and was a very close fought one throughout with the home team just about taking the honours in the end. In the first half we dealt well with some early pressure and gradually established ourselves in the game, although we missed some easy scoring chances we trailed only by the bare minimum at halftime by 0.04 to 0.03.
Again the second half was end to end stuff, we spurned some early chances but battled on brilliantly to the very end when only a single score separated the sides at the final whistle. The players and indeed the selectors Padraig Dalton, Eoin Ferriter, Jerome Curtin, Cristeoir O Cashaigh and Denis Mc Sweeney can feel very proud of their outstanding efforts. Final Score: Glanmire 0.10 v Midleton 0.07
Team: Josh Deady, Alan Stanton, Gavin Bagnell, Seanaidh Smyth, Elliot Mulcahy, Leslie Coughlan, Billy O Shea, Patrice Tschmanga, Kieran Maloney, Andrew Rea, Padraig O Farrell, Sean O Farrell, Darren Quirke, Patrick White & Coran Swayne. Subs used Jack Enright, Calem Deady & Bryan Rossiter, not used Kevin Rohan & Luke Finnerty.

Pic. Fe 21 Footballers who were defeated by Glanmire recently
(Courtesy of Declan Barron of the East Cork Journal) 

Senior Hurling
On St Patricks Day the hurlers of Midleton and Killeagh played out a draw in the Senior Hurling League for the third year in a row! Killeagh led by a goal at halftime 0-10 to 1-10 but in the second half a late rally by ourselves earned a share of the spoils. Final score: Midleton 0.20 v Killeagh 1.17 Team: Tommy Wallace, Elliot Mulcahy, Alywin Kearney, Killian Burke, Seamus O Farrell, Finbar O Mahony, Leslie Coughlan, Peter Dowling, Paul Haughney, Padraig O Keeffe, Aidan Ryan, Cormac Walsh, Patrick White, Patrick O Mahony & Sean O Farrell.
Best wishes to Kieran Mulcahy who suffered a very nasty injury recently.

Pic. Senior Hurlers who played against Ballyhale Shamrocks Kilkenny recently. 

March 29th Senior Hurling League v Bride Rovers away @ 3pm
April 19th East Cork Junior A Football Championship v Fr O Neills TBC
Allianz Hurling League
Last Sunday afternoon in Pairc Ui Rinn Cork hurlers had a good win over Wexford by 2-24 to 1-20 and therefore earned promotion to Division 1A for next year’s Hurling League. Conor Lehane scored 1-03, Brian Hartnett a point, Paul Haughney came on as a sub and also scored a point. Killian Burke was an unused substitute. They play Tipperary next in the quarter final TBC. 

Healthy Club Project
What about our new walking and running groups!! Why not come along & join either our new walking or running group. It began last week and will continue each Wednesday @ 7.30pm, from the Midleton GAA club. Meet some new people; enjoy some outdoor exercise and best of all its FREE. 

Cardiac Screening
Cardiac Screening jointly organised by Healthcare Screening Ireland and the Midleton GAA Healthy Club team. This is open to all members and non members of the club, participants under the age of 18 will require our consent form signed by a Parent or Guardian. Please note that it's limited to 40 people on the day, so early booking is advised.Details of the Screening involves the following;
Health Questionnaire to assess family history & current state of health
Resting ECG Electrocardiogram, Medical Exam with a Doctor, Blood Pressure Measurement,Lung Function Test Spirometry Test, BMI Body Mass Index, Health Report,Reviewed by Consultant Cardiologist
Date : 29th March 2014 Time : 9am to 5pm
Venue : Midleton GAA Club
Contact : Orla Ryan, Healthcare Screening Ireland. Tel: 01 6297470
COST : €49.95

Become a “Magpie” and join your local GAA Club. New Members always welcome. Renewal of Membership due before the 31st of March. Please contact Membership officer Terence McCarthy @ 086-6013228.

Anyone for Camogie in Midleton? If you or your daughter are interested in getting involved then there is an informal meeting taking place this Wednesday night in the GAA Club @ 8pm, everyone is welcome. 

Souvenir DVD’s
The DVD of the 1962, 1963 & 1988 Anniversary celebration’s held in the club on St Patrick’s night 2013 is now available at a cost of €25.  Also a fully re mastered 4 hour DVD of the 1988 All Ireland club final week end, including footage of the train journey as seen on YOU tube, is also available @ €30. For copies of both please contact John Fenton @ 086 6065444 by text.

Liberty Insurance Support your Club
Check out the Liberty Insurance website and support the Club, offer ends 30th April 2014.


Lotto Jackpot was €1,400 no's were 7,9,23, & 28, there was no winner, the Lucky dip winners were Mairead Hurley, Doris O Regan, Pauline Power, Geraldine O Brien & Helen Quinlan. Next week’s Jackpot is €1,600, thanks for your continued support.

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

Juvenile Notes

Our Central 3 Footballers lost last Sunday afternoon away to Nemo Rangers and our Premier 2 Footballers defeated Fermoy away last Saturday. On Sunday morning last our hurlers welcomed Oulart the Ballagh from Wexford to Midleton and in near perfect conditions both teams gave an exhibition of hurling. The parents had laid on a fabulous spread of food and refreshments for both teams to enjoy after the game. Later our visitors travelled onto Pairc Ui Rinn for the Allianz League game Cork v Wexford. We hope in the near future to pay a return visit to Wexford.  

Pic. Midleton & Oulart the Ballagh (Wexford) Fe12 Hurlers

Last Saturday at Mallow GAA Complex, our U14 Feile Footballers bowed out of this years competition, despite winning two games and drawing our third game.
Midleton’s first game was against Premier 1 side Mallow, where the game was in balance up to the final kick of the game, when Mallow scored a pointed free to tie the game at the final whistle on a score of Midleton 0-3: Mallow 0-3. The second game was against Blarney and we suffered badly with injuries to 3 players. Yet we won out on a scoreline of Midleton 5-6 to Blarney 2-0. In the final game V Bride Rovers, we again won this game 5-5 to 4-2, but Mallow having also beaten Bride Rovers and Blarney, finished with less scores conceded, and thus qualified for the next round. Team: Jake Shanahan, Alan Power, Ciaran Evans, Christian Murphy, Mark Daly, Ross O Regan, Evan Rowlands, Kian Farmer, Cian Murray, Gary Carroll, Tommy O Connell, Griffin Hurley, Adam O Connell, Sean O Sullivan, Fergus Wade, Coleman Quinn, Craig Barry, Ross Shanahan, Ronan Lynch, Cormac O Brien.

Our footballers defeated Fermoy away last Friday night, we play Aghada this Monday in football and have a hurling challenge game away to Killeagh Ita’s this Wednesday.
We would like to wish the Midleton CBS Fe16 1/2 hurlers the very best in the All Ireland final next Saturday against Kilkenny CBS.

St Patricks Day Parade
On Monday the 17th of March St Patricks Day our Juveniles turned out in large numbers to march in the parade. This year the Grand Marshal was our own club legend Kevin Hennessy who led the parade in a horse drawn carriage up the main street. Our juveniles followed with their team members as a huge crowd gathered on the main street. We marched back to the Clubhouse where there were refreshments for both juveniles and their parents. Many thanks to the parade committee for organising another great day and to the parents who brought food to the Clubhouse where a huge crowd gathered for what turned out to be a great day had by all. Thanks to Alan and the Bar staff in the Clubhouse on the day.
Street League Indoor Hurling
Saturday morning’s at the Community Centre, coaching for boys continues and new members are always very welcome. The times and dates are as follows: Junior Infants from 12 – 1pm, Senior Infants 11-12 & First Class 10-11am.

Juvenile Flag Day
Our annual Juvenile Flag Day at Hurley’s Super Valu will take place on Saturday 19th of April from 9am to 6pm, help on the day would be greatly appreciated.

Easter Camp
This year’s Easter Camp will be on Thursday April 24th and Friday April 25th at the Main Pitch. All Registered players from Junior infants upwards can take part in the camp. Similar to last year we will be looking for people to help out on both days. Camp details will be sent out to parents closer to the date. This year’s Camp Coordinator is Cormac Quirke 0860783365.

Kellogs Cul Camp
This years Cul Camp will run from Monday June 30th until Friday July 4th at the Main Pitch. All Registered players from Junior infants upwards can take part. Camp details will be sent out closer to the date. This year’s camp Coordinator is Pa Beausang 0862284185.

Annual Juvenile Golf Classic
Our hugely successful Annual Juvenile Golf Classic will be held on Wednesday July 9th and Thursday July 10th at East Cork Golf Club. New teams and Tee box sponsors would be greatly appreciated. Details of the Golf Classic will be out closer to the date.

Club Gear
The Club shop will be open on Saturday from 11am to 12, a full selection of gear is available. Anyone looking for Birthday presents can also buy gift vouchers from the club shop. Full price lists are available on the club website 

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