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Midleton GAA , Camogie & Ladies Football Club News

12 June, 2016

Midleton Gaa, Ladies Football & Camogie Club News


Senior Hurling
Round 2 of the Championship against Newtownshandrum has been confirmed for Saturday 18th June in Pairc Ui Rinn at 8pm.


Tuesday 14th Junior A Hurling League  v Youghal in Copperalley @ 8pm
Saturday 18th Senior Hurling Championship v Newtownshandrum Pairc Ui Rinn @ 8pm


Annual Golf Classic
Our annual Juvenile Golf Classic is now only weeks away on July 6th & 7th at East Cork Golf Club. Our main sponsor once again is Blackwater Motors of Cork , Fermoy & Skibbereen. The competition is a 3 Ball Scramble and teams cost only €120.
Tee times can be booked by contacting either Anthony Wall 086/3154016 or Coleman Quirke 087/2523759. Tee Box sponsorship is also available at €50; we look forward to your support.


Training ongoing U6 & U8 & U10 Friday evenings 7.15pm -8.15pm, Midleton GAA Club.  U 12 &  U14  Tuesdays 7pm -8pm  St Coleman’s & Fridays 7.15pm -8.15pm  St Coleman’s. 

Summer Camp This year our Summer Camp will be held on 14th & 15th July at Midleton GAA Club 10am – 1pm. 

New members welcome; girls age 6  up to age 14. For information contact 0876822916,  Email   Follow us on facebook: Midleton Camogie Club.


Ladies Football
Midleton v St Michaels U14 County Semi Final

Our U14 girls are through to a County Final. They defeated St Michaels in a thrilling contest. Full time score Midleton 6-9 St Michaels 1-8. Well done girls. The Club are very proud of you all and your Mentors. They now meet Clonakilty in the Final. The venue and date has yet to be decided so keep an eye on Facebook and Twitter for details.


Our U8 girls will start their league on Monday Night when they host Glanmire.


Training for all age groups continues in Midleton Rugby Club. New players are always welcome. Contact Tracy on 087-6625544 for more details.


The Club welcomes all support in the SuperValu Kits for Kids Collection and also in the Competition being run in Lidl.


Our Lotto Jackpot was €2,200, there was no winner, The numbers were 6, 9, 14, 24. The Lucky Dip winners were A. Cotter, C. Horgan, M. Furlong, P. Ahern, B. McGrath.

 Next week’s Jackpot will be €2,400. Tickets are on sale at the Club Bar, O‘Neills Bar, Linehan’s Bar, Maple Leaf Bar, O’ Farrell’s Butchers, Frank Murphy Butchers, Pat Walsh Paints, Chadwicks, Teach Beag & Niall Mac’s Bars.

BINGO takes place each Friday evening at 8pm in the GAA Pavilion with a weekly guaranteed Jackpot of €1,000.


Club Shop
The shop will be open each Saturday morning from 10 to 12 at the Club.
Flags and new club gear are now in stock for our up and coming Championship games. 



Once again, our best wishes go to all of our members who will be sitting exams this week. Best of luck to you all.


Fe 14

Congratulations to our under 14 hurlers who played Sars in the premier 1 challenge cup last Saturday. Although Midleton were down two points at half time, we dominated the second half and ran out as the winners on a scoreline. 

Midleton 5-9 Sars 3-11

Well done lads.

Team: Daniel Cagney, Conor Hayes, Leo Hennessy, Liam Kelly, Aaron Coughlan, Ben Cummins, Conor Fitzgerald, Christopher Leahy, Ryan Cahill, Paul Connaughton, Luke Deane, Jack Fitzgerald, Patrick Kane, Patrick Kelly, Dathi Magan, Gavin Reddy, Charlie Walsh, Brion Sanderson, Evan McCarthy and Fintan Greenwood


U13 Hurling Premier 1

Midleton 3-08 Ballygarvan 1-16.

Wednesday evening (May 25th) Midleton U13s played a home game against Ballygarvan. This was the third game of the league for the young Magpies and prior to this game Midleton had been unbeaten. Ballygarvan started the game very strongly. They had registered 1-03 before we got going. Our first score on the board was a Rory Hartnett point. Darragh McCarthy (3) and  James Condon (1) completed our scores for the first half. At half time the score was: Midleton 0-05  Ballygarvan 1-07.

Ballygarvan came out strongly again in the second half and increased their lead. But Midleton were never to give up and came right back into the game. Two goals from Rory Hartnett, a goal Ronan Gees followed by another point from Darragh McCarthy brought us to within 4 points; Midleton dominated the last ten minutes of this game. Darragh McCarthy fired over a point this was followed by another point from Ronan Gees. All of a sudden this was only a 2 point game. A couple of Midleton frees could have levelled it up but they ended up just going the wrong side of the post. The game finished with Ballygarvan winning by 2 points. Midleton played well on the night and will have taken a lot of positives from this game; particularly their spirit when it looked like the match was slipping away from them.     

Midleton Panel: B Saunderson, J O’Sullivan, F Greenwood, E McCarthy, L. McGrath, D Codd, N Corcoran, C Smyth, C Murray, K Barry, J Condon (0-01), K Rollins, B. O’Neill, R Hartnett (2-01), E Kelly, S. Bohan, N Fitzgerald, D McCarthy (0-05), C Collins, R Gees (1-01).


Fe13 Hurling Premier 1

Midleton 0-14 Douglas 1-06

Sunday morning (29th May) Midleton played their 4th game of the P1 Hurling league. It was a perfect morning for hurling and a great opportunity for the P1 side to get back on their winning ways. Douglas have been one of the harder teams for us to overcome as this group of young fellas have progressed through their age groups. So it was another one of those games that we could measure how the panel has developed so far this year.

Both defences were on top for the first half and as a result scores were very hard to come by. The second half was far more free flowing. Midleton forwards started to pick off some nice points particularly Alex Quirke (from play and placed balls), Darragh McCarthy, Cian Murray, Ronan Gees and Kelvin Barry. They were ably assisted by outstanding performances in the back line from James O’Sullivan and Fenton Greenwood. Midleton held on to beat a fancied  Douglas side on a score line of 0-14 to 1-06.

Midleton Panel: B Saunderson, J O’Sullivan, F Greenwood, E McCarthy, L. McGrath, D Codd (0-01), N Corcoran, C Smyth, A Quirke (8), C Murray, K Barry, J Condon (0-01), K Rollins, R Hartnett, E Kelly, S. Bohan, N Fitzgerald, D McCarthy (0-03), C Collins, R Gees (0-01).


Fe 13 Hurling C3

Midleton 4-15 Douglas 0-03

On the June Bank Holiday Monday evening our C3 side played their second game of their campaign V Douglas at the Douglas GAA grounds. Trying to get a second panel together is always a difficult task but while it was a bit tight we were, without any great hardship, able to put a panel of 16 together for this trip. The game itself turned out to be a facile win but it is always a great relief for the mentors when they can play some players for a full match that on other occasions might not get a lot of game time. James Condon registered our first two points of the game. Ben O’Neill and Rory Hartnett added the next two before points James got his next brace of points. As the first half came to a close Kelvin Barry picked off a point after a short solo run. Then Mickey Finn came flying into the game with a point and a great goal where he caught the ball out of the air and rifled the ball to the Douglas net. At half time the score was Midleton 1-08 Douglas 0-02.

Midleton picked up at the start of the second half where they had finished the first half, a long range point from Shay Bohan was followed with our second  goal from  a very influential Evan Kelly. A Mickey Finn point was followed by a goal from Kane Rowlands and then a second goal on the evening for Mickey Finn. Midleton finished on a high with a range of fine points from Mickey Finn, Neil Fitzgerald, Evan Kelly, Shay Bohan and finally James Condon. The final score was Midleton 4-15 Douglas 0-03.   


Midleton Panel: B Saunderson, N Fitzgerald (0-01), P Magan, L. McGrath, N Corcoran, E Kelly, S Bohan (0-01), K Barry (0-02), J Condon (0-04), K Rollins (0-01), J Condon (0-05), B O’Neill (0-01), M Finn (2-02), R Hartnett (0-01), C Beausang, J Spellman.


Fe13 Football Premier 1

Midleton 5-03 Nemo Rangers 3-10.

Sunday June 12th : The U13 footballing Magpies travelled to Trabeg to take on their counterparts from Nemo Rangers. We had a panel of 18 on the morning. Nemo started strongly and had three points on the board before our boys got into their stride. But when Evan Kelly kicked over a neat point for us it launched the start of a purple patch. Niall Corcoran started a move at midfield that included Darragh Codd, Shay Bohan and Liam McGrath which finally ended up with Kane Rowlands finishing the ball to the Nemo net. Then Cian Murray and Darragh McCarthy added two points. The final play of the half was a pass from Ben O’Neill that found Cian Murray in front of goal’s and he finished the ball to the Nemo net with some aplomb.  At half time Midleton were fully deserving of their 1 goal lead (2-03 0-06). James O’Sullivan, Darragh Codd, Ciarmhac Smyth that played superbly at times in the back line.

Nemo dominated the first ten minutes of the second half and some great saves from Brion Saunderson prevented us from falling too far behind. But entering the last 15 minutes Midleton found themselves 10 points down. But as we have come to expect with this  Midleton panel they picked themselves up and nearly completed a Houdini like escape. Two goals the first one from Phelim Magan and the second from John Spellman had the margin down to 4 points. Midleton then hit the crossbar in two different attacks. Another attack saw Ben O’Neill finish a low shot to the net and there was only one point between the teams. But try as they might for the last two minutes the young footballing Magpies could not level the game up. The game finished with a one point Nemo win: Midleton 5-03 Nemo Rangers 3-10. This was a brilliant game of football and all of the Midleton Panel who were there on the day deserve a good clap on the back. They never gave up and almost pulled off an unexpected victory. This panel have played five games in the Premier 1 football league, winning three and losing two. Both loses have been by 1 point. So boys keep up the great work and your game will come.

Midleton Panel: B Saunderson, J O’Sullivan, E McCarthy, A Fay, L. McGrath, N Corcoran, D Codd, S Bohan, C Smyth, C Murray (0-01), D McCarthy  (0-01), K Rollins (2-00), N Fitzgerald, B. O’Neill (1-00), E Kelly (0-01), S. Bohan (0-02), P Magan, J Condon, J Spellman.


Fe 8

U8s attended at a football monster blitz in Youghal on Saturday.  We had an excellent turnout of 37 players.  We played teams from Erins Own, Aghada,  Killeagh,  St Colemans, Fr O'Neills,  Lisgoold,  Carrigtwohill and youghal. The lads played very well and can be very proud. They came out on top in most of the games adding to the enjoyment of all. Thanks also for a great turn out of the coaches


Cul Camp
This years Cul Camp will run from Monday July 4th until Friday July 8th at the main pitch. All registered players from Junior infants upwards can take part.  The camp is open to boys only.  This years event co-ordinator is Brendan Foley.
Bookings are available on line at

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