Kilcoo club notes – 16th April 2012

Declan McAteer Posted by
declan@newrytimes.com
Monday, April 16th, 2012
GAA Club News and Events

The Senior Camogie team started their league campaign with a win after they beat Castlewellan 2-8 to 2-2. This was a great team performance with the forwards hitting some great scores and the defence played very well from the goalie outwards. The midfield worked extremely hard all night at both ends of the pitch and also chipped in with a few scores. A fantastic team display from all the team and including the substitutes who came on.

The Under 14 and Under 16 boys both suffered losses in their league games at the hands of Kilclief and Saval respectively.

The Seconds kept up their 100% record with a win against Rostrevor.

The Seconds B team had two games in three days. They beat Tullylish on Thursday night but lost on Saturday against Clann Na Banna.

The Senior Footballers started off their league campaign with a draw with Bryansford on Friday night.

Congratulations to the minors who the Silverbridge sevens on Saturday. On their path they beat Roche, Cullyhanna, drew with Burren then beat Silverbridge in the final by 9 points.

The Ladies started their league campaign with a draw against Mayobridge on Saturday night.

The Under 14 girls started their league campaign on Sunday against Bryansford. Even though it ended in defeat the girls played really well throughout.

Congratulations to Amanda Wood, Siofra Nic Riocaird and Ciar Nic Riocaird who represented Kilcoo on the Down Ladies U-14 team who defeated Antrim and are now through to the Ulster Final against Cavan on Sunday 13th May.

All players should have membership paid and if not then must pay it or they won’t be played

On Thursday 12th April ‘The Magpie’ Launched .It is available from Dublin Road Mini Market, McConnell’s Bryansford, Walkers Castlewellan, Fresh Food Centre Castlewellan and Morgan’s Meats Hilltown. Anyone that wishes to contribute to this should contact Francis Rogan or Terry O’Hanlon.

There are currently 86 teams registered for this year’s Mourne Challenge and Dander which takes place on Saturday 28th April with plenty of room for you to enter your team. The entry fee is £60 per person and after that you can generate funds for the club or for a charity of your choice and the event can be done competitively or as a walk with your friends, affording you the luxury of taking in the breath taking views and mountain air. There will be a bus leaving Kilcoo shop at 6.30 on the morning of the Challenge.

If you have sponsor money collected then you can give it into the club on a Tuesday night between 8 and 9. Contact Terry O’Hanlon on 07738430969 or Kieran O’Hare on 07587888365 for more information

Anyone wanting to join a Running Club can meet at Hillyard House at 6.45 every Tuesday with John A McEvoy. Everyone welcome both male and female. Contact no 07753639696

The club is intending raising some much needed funds by turning scrap metal into cash. Over the next few months we will be arranging collection of scrap from households who wish to donate. Anyone with scrap metals of any type that they would like removed please contact Roger Morgan on 028 437 23886

A ten week Irish Language course for beginners shall start on Tuesday 24th April, in the Primary School from 7.30pm-8.30pm

There are team photos for sale from 2011 of some of our League and Championship winning teams. Contact Patsy McEvoy for more information.

A scholarship for any juvenile member attending A Gaeltacht College Course this summer can be applied for from The Down County Board. If you wish to apply you must use the proper form and these are available from Aoife O’Hanlon, and must be returned before 28th April.

Anyone above minor level that is interested in taking part in the boxing in Kilcoo’s Fight Night on 26th May should contact Darren McConville 07771987656, John A McEvoy 07753639696, Paddy Devlin (Mullandra Park) 07759644853.

To keep up to date with everything happening in the club please check out our Facebook page or go on to our website which is www.kilcoo.gaa.ie.


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