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Moycarkey-Borris Shorts & Gear Bags now available

posted 23 Apr 2015, 14:51 by Ed Donnelly

New style Moycarkey-Borris Shorts & Gear Bags are now available from Catherine Gleeson (086-1639820) or from Clohessys garage in Littleton.

Ambitious Plan for Moycarkey-Borris at Littleton

posted 23 Apr 2015, 01:59 by Ed Donnelly   [ updated 23 Apr 2015, 02:17 ]

By Noel Dundon for the Tipperary Star newspaper

There is a real ‘ can do’ attitude prevalent in and around the parish of Moycarkey Borris these days following the launch of the GAA, Camogie and Ladies Football Club Plan for 2015-2020 which includes the ambitious redevelopment of the grounds at Littleton.

The Tipperary Star attended the launch night in the Littleton Communicty Centre and was most impressed with the plans, the presentation and the general positive feeling which gives the impression that the parish is 100% behind the clubs drive to plan for the future and to bring the facilities up to the modern day standard, and beyond. 



A major ‘Pledge a Grand’ initiative was launched as part of the finance programme and households in the parish are being asked to acknowledge the value of the facilities to the community at large, by donating where at all possible. On Saturday morning next 25th of April from 10am to 2pm there will be a Pledge a Grand information session in the Club house in Littleton where people can drop in to find out more or to sign up. 



So, what are the plans? Well, a new clubhouse and dressingroom facility will be constructed next to a double-sided ball wall adjacent to the Thurles road entrance. The existing pictch will be up-graded with drainage, re-surfacing etc. and a 1km perimeter walkway will be constructed to allow for community involvement. The front entrance will also be enhanced and there will be roadways and other necessary works included in the € 300,000 programme. It sounds like tremendous value for money and already the pledges are coming in with the club delighted with the response received so far.

On the night, club Chairman Liam Hackett outlined the plans and said that clubs have to constantly adapt and change to suit the times we live in. The five year plan is key to the club growing and responding to the changes, he said and he looked forward to the ambitious plan receiving the support of the community and parish at large. 



“This is our time, this is our opportunity and we must grasp this opportunity to ensure Moycarkey Borris GAA Club and all of it’s associated parts continues to effectively serve our members, our supporters and our community today and for the future,” he said.

His comments were echoed by Michelle Donnelly, representing the Camogie and ladies Football Clubs who pointed out that not all such clubs enjoy the full support of the GAA clubs in their parishes. Moycarkey Borris is very fortunate, she said, to enjoy such co-operation, but is also very envious of the fabulous facilities of others in the county. The hope is that soon they can on par with those clubs in terms of facilities.



Sean Ryan of Ryan Architectural Solutions outlined the plans to the community for the first time and went through the various stages of planning and the proposed construction of the facilities. Those in attendance were impressed and excited at the prospects. And, they remained so even after Finance and Fundraising Committee Chairman John Corcoran outlined the work which lies ahead to raise the cash for the works. The ‘Pledge a Grand’ scheme will be the major fundraiser with various options for payment, but the club also hopes to receive Sports Capital funding as well as various grants from Munster Council and the GAA where possible.

County Board Chairman Michael Bourke had lauded the club for their efforts so far in outlining their goals and setting achievable targets. The plan, he said, covers all aspects of the GAA and he encouraged the many players present to enjoy their time while they wear the red and yellow jersey. He also singled out teachers for special mention and the huge work which is undertaken in the primary schools of the parish - without their work, the GAA would be in a far different place, he said. 



Interestingly, while the major standout point of the 2015-2020 plan was the redevelopment of the grounds at Littleton, the largest part of the plan is dedicated to coaching and games development - it is twice the size of any other section. And, that’s the way it should be according to Laurenz Egan, Chairman of the Club Plan Implementation Committee.

The 20 page plan, divided into five sections, sets out over 100 goals and had contributions from over 180 people assessed and collated into the document presented on the night. The task group drew up the plan in an intense twelve week period and following a survey conducted in the parish it was found that 96% said that they wanted the facilities at Littleton improved and developed.

“Well, this is the chance now and we need the support of everyone to make it happen. We have come up with the plans and we will reach a crossroads by July 31st. If we do not get enough households signed up by that date we will not be proceeding with the plans. It’s as simple as that,” Laurenz said on the night.

Master of Ceremonies Ed Donnelly, who has worked very closely with Liam Sheedy in a number of different areas of GAA life , persuaded the Portroe man to come to his native parish to launch the plan and to address the community about their aims and goals for the future. And, Liam’s thinking and belief for where the Association is going dovetails perfectly with the ethos and sense of inclusivitiy evident in Moycarkey Borris. Their model, with GAA, camogie and ladies football, all working together is where the Association is going, he suggested , and he stressed once again the importance of a strong GAA presence in the parish, and in every parish.



The All-Ireland winning hurling Manager with Tipperary confessed to being ‘ very very impressed’ with what has been produced. But, he added that this is just a plan and will remain so unless it is followed and implemented.

“You are half way there by having this plan ready but ultimately the work starts now and it is all about rolling up the sleeves and getting on with it from here on in. Everybody should be given the chance to play a role and use people to their strengths and what they are best at doing. As they say ‘ you wouldn’t see Mozart miling cows’,” he said.

To the players, Liam Sheedy stressed the importance of learning from each session they attend. Be on time, and ready for training or games he said, and he encouraged them to prepare correctly in terms of training, diet etc. “Be as good as you can be and that only comes from hard work and application. This club has the potential to go somewhere special if you implement the plan that you have set out. You have the potential, but you need to deliver on it,” he said.


Moycarkey Borris Camogie and Ladies Football Club Notes - April 21st 2015

posted 21 Apr 2015, 04:49 by Ed Donnelly

Moycarkey Borris Club 5 Year Plan Launch

On Friday last Moycarkey Borris GAA, Camogie and Ladies Football clubs launched their 5 year plan in the Moycarkey Community Sports Complex. There was a huge attendance from members of all clubs from the very young through to the senior members of the clubs. Guest speaker on the night was Liam Sheedy, 2010 All Ireland winning Tipperary Hurling Manager who spoke about the importance of the “club as one” and coaching in a positive way to encourage all players. Also, in attendance on the night was architect, Sean Ryan (Ryan Architectural Services) who presented the future plans for the club. Johnny Corcoran, Chairman of the Finance Committee presented the “Pledge a Grand campaign” as one of the main fundraisers for development. There will be an open day in the clubhouse on Saturday, April 25th for anyone who is interested in subscribing or getting information on it. Michelle Donnelly, PRO for the Camogie and Ladies Football club spoke about the club and thanked the GAA Club for its continuing support, wishing the plan the very best. Chairman, Gus Hackett thanked deceased members from recent times such as Harry Ryan, Conor Kennedy and Rita Clohessy for their excellent work in the club and hoped that the club could now be brought to the next level. Chairman of the 5 year plan, Laurenz Egan thanked everyone who had brought the plan to this stage and hoped that the full plan would be implemented within the 5 years. He thanked all who attended on the night and hoped that they would support the club going forward. The County Board were represented by Chairman Michael Bourke while members of the Mid Board and some public representatives were also present. Thanks to Mary Shelly and the catering committee who provided refreshments for all on the night and Ed Donnelly, who was Master of Ceremonies.

Adult Ladies Football

In the Tipperary Ladies Football Senior/Intermediate League Moycarkey Borris defeated Boherlahan Dualla. Moycarkey Borris were rewarded for their excellent play with a victory on a score line of Moycarkey Borris 4-10 Boherlahan Dualla 4-8. Moycarkey Borris team - Jacqui Clohessy, Katie Bergin, Laura Ralph, Olivia Hogan, Paula Ralph, Meave Hackett, Emer Whelan, Maria Kinnane, Ann Connolly, Emily Walsh, Kelly Hackett, Norah Connolly, Kate Slattery, Bernie Bergin, Fiona Burke, Megan Woodlock, Trisha Ralph, Deirdre Ryan

Under 16 Camogie

On Monday evening last Moycarkey Borris Under 16 team hosted Holycross in the final round of their Championship. Holycross were the stronger on the night defeating Moycarkey Borris. The Moycarkey-Borris team team lined out as follows - Megan Woodlock, Maria Lanigan, Claire Ryan, Saoirse O'Meara, Niamh Woodlock, Jessica Hayes, Roisin Donnelly, Rachael Dowling, Zoe O'Meara, Emma Dowling, Amy Cummins, Nicole Gleeson.

Under 14 Camogie

The Moycarkey-Borris Under 14 Camogie team continued their Tipperary Camogie Championship with a home game against Knockavilla on Friday last. Moycarkey Borris tried hard but Knockavilla were the stronger team that evening and they took the victory home. Moycarkey-Borris team: Emma Shelly, Michaela McKelvey, Roisin Donnelly, Aoife Walsh, Amy McGovern, Zoe O’Meara, Queva O’Meara, Aoife Ryan, Siobhan Carroll, Tasha Tully, Kate Sheridan, Emma Dowling. Subs: Zoe McKenna, Lauryn O’Sullivan, Leah Walsh and Clodagh Fallon.

Under 12 Camogie

On Saturday last Moycarkey’s Under 12 Camogie team were invited to a blitz hosted by Gortnahoe Glengoole. There was four other clubs in attendance and Moycarkey played each club recording victories in all games. Moycarkey-Borris team: Maria Kennedy, Joan O’Keeffe, Enya Maher, Eve Dardis, Eva Morrissey, Chloe Cummins, Queva O’Meara, Ciara Coffey, Sophie Long, Kate Fitzgibbon, Laura Costigan, Emma O’Sullivan, Grainne Stapleton, Rebecca Hogan and Amy Callanan.

Training

Training will continue for all teams with texts going to parents to notify them of the relevant times.

Tipperary Under 16 Ladies Football Team

Congratulations to Rachael Dowling and the Tipperary Ladies Football Under 16 team on their win over Limerick in the Munster Ladies Football Championship on Sunday last.

Moycarkey-Borris GAA Club Notes - April 20th 2015

posted 20 Apr 2015, 06:37 by Ed Donnelly

Club Development: Following last Friday's successful launch of the Moycarkey-Borris GAA Club Plan 2015:2020, there will be a Pledge a Grand information session on Saturday morning next 25th April from 10am to 2pm in the Club house in Littleton where people can drop in to find out more or to sign up.

Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship: We defeated Sean
Treacys in the first round of the County Championship last Saturday on a scoreline of 2.14 to 1.12,
we play Ballybacon Grange in the 2nd round on Saturday 25th April in New Inn at 6.30pm.

Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship: We play Kildangan in the 2nd round of the Senior Hurling Championship in Templemore on Sunday 26th April at 2pm

Mid Minor A Football: We play JK Bracken in the Mid Minor A Football championship on Wednesday 29th April at 7.00pm in Templemore.

Club Table Quiz: We would like to thank all sponsors and all who attended the recent table quiz held by the club in the Muintir na Tire Hall.

Membership: Club membership is now due for 2015. The rates are as follows: Minor €30, Adult non players €40, Adult players €50, Family membership €70, membership may be paid to Daniel Kirby, Kieran Morris or any committee member.

Fixtures: All fixtures are not available at the time of going to print, please see County and Mid Fixture lists for details of matches

Moycarkey Borris Camogie and Ladies Football Club Notes - April 14th 2015

posted 14 Apr 2015, 07:15 by Ed Donnelly

Under 16 Camogie

On Monday evening last Moycarkey Borris Under 16 team hosted Borrisoleigh in the next round of their Championship. Borrisoleigh defeated Moycarkey Borris on the night. The Moycarkey-Borris team team lined out as follows - Megan Woodlock, Maria Lanigan, Caitlin Donnelly, Amy McGovern, Claire Ryan, Saoirse O'Meara, Doireanne Kelly, Niamh Woodlock, Jessica Hayes, Gemma Ryan, Lorna Ryan, Clodagh Fallon. Subs: Roisin Donnelly, Amy Cummins, Rachael Dowling, Zoe O'Meara, Emma Dowling, Emma Shelly, Michaella McKelvey.

Under 14 Camogie

The Moycarkey-Borris Under 14 Camogie team continued their Tipperary Camogie Championship with a home game against New Inn on Wednesday, April 8th. Moycarkey Borris tried hard but New Inn were the stronger team on the day. Moycarkey Borris will now look forward to their next game in the Championship against Knockavilla. Moycarkey-Borris team: Emma Shelly, Michaela McKelvey, Roisin Donnelly, Aoife Walsh, Amy McGovern, Clodagh Fallon, Zoe O’Meara, Zoe McKenna, Emma Dowling, Aoife Ryan, Siobhan Carroll, Leah Walsh. Subs: Aoife Dunphy, Lauryn O’Sullivan and Queva O’Meara.

Under 12 Camogie

On Saturday last Moycarkey’s Under 12 Camogie team were invited to a blitz hosted by St. Mary’s, Clonmel. There was just the host club and Moycarkey in attendance so both teams played a match finishing with both teams level. Moycarkey-Borris team: Chloe Cummins, Queva O’Meara, Ciara Coffey, Sophie Long, Kate Fitzgibbon, Laura Costigan, Emma O’Sullivan, Grainne Stapleton, Rebecca Hogan, Sarah Sheridan, Michelle Flanagan and Amy Callanan.

Training

Training will continue for all teams with texts going to parents to notify them of the relevant times.

Tipperary Under 16 Ladies Football Team

Congratulations to Rachael Dowling and the Tipperary Ladies Football Under 16 team on their win over Clare in the Munster Ladies Football Championship on Sunday last.

Moycarkey Borris Club 5 Year Plan Launch

On Friday, April 17th Moycarkey Borris GAA, Camogie and Ladies Football clubs will launch their 5 year plan in the Moycarkey Community Sports Complex at 7.45pm. Guest speaker on the night is Liam Sheedy, 2010 All Ireland winning Tipperary Hurling Manager. All members are invited to attend and refreshments will be served.

Moycarkey-Borris GAA Club Notes - April 13th 2015

posted 13 Apr 2015, 02:55 by Ed Donnelly

Club Plan Launch: Moycarkey Borris GAA Club Plan to be launched by Liam Sheedy on Friday next the 17th of April at 7.45pm sharp in the new Moycarkey Borris Sports and Community Centre, Littleton, everybody welcome. All juvenile and senior players are encouraged to attend in club gear if possible. This is an important event in the life of our Club and we hope all players, parents, coaches, supporters and friends of our Club will join us on the evening.

Mid Minor A Football: We play Drom and Inch in the Mid Minor a Football championship on Friday 17th April at 6.30pm in Littleton.

Mid Tipperary Junior Hurling League Division 2: We play Thurles Sarsfields in the Mid Junior League in Littleton on Friday 17th April at 7pm.

Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship: We play Sean Treacys in the first round of the County Championship on Saturday 18th April at 6.30 venue to be confirmed

Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Senior Football Championship: We play Loughmore Castleiney in the first round of the Senior Football Championship in Holycross on Wednesday 22nd April at 7pm

Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship: We play Ballybacon Grange in the 2nd round of the Intermediate Hurling Championship in New Inn on Saturday 25th April at 5pm

Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship: We play Kildangan in the 2nd round of the Senior Hurling Championship in Templemore on Sunday 26th April at 2pm

Membership: Club membership is now due for 2015. The rates are as follows: Minor €30, Adult non players €40, Adult players €50, Family membership €70, membership may be paid to Daniel Kirby, Kieran Morris or any committee member.

Fixtures: All fixtures are not available at the time of going to print, please see County and Mid Fixture lists for details of matches

Moycarkey-Borris GAA Club 5 Year Plan - Launch on Friday April 17th at 7:45pm

posted 11 Apr 2015, 01:13 by Ed Donnelly   [ updated 11 Apr 2015, 01:15 ]

The official launch of the Moycarkey-Borris GAA Club 5 Year Plan by All-Ireland Winning Manager Liam Sheedy will take place on Friday April 17th at 7:45pm in the Littleton Community Centre. 

All are welcome.




Moycarkey-Borris GAA Club Notes - April 7th 2015

posted 8 Apr 2015, 04:29 by Ed Donnelly

Mid Minor A Football: We play Na Sairsealaigh Óg in the Mid Minor a Football championship on
Thursday 9th April at 6pm in Littleton.

Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Intermediate Hurling Championship: We play Sean
Treacys in the first round of the County Championship this Sunday 12th April at 3.30 in Dundrum

Membership: Club membership is now due for 2015. The rates are as follows: Minor €30, Adult
non players €40, Adult players €50, Family membership €70, membership may be paid to Daniel
Kirby, Kieran Morris or any committee member.

Club Plan 2015:2020 update. – The Club Plan steering committee have completed the process of
formulating the proposed goals for the next five years and those goals were presented to the
Senior Club meeting of the 19th of March 2015. These ambitious goals are now accessible on our
club website (www.moycarkeyborris.com) and all feedback on the goals can be sent to
mbgaa1520@gmail.com no later than Friday 10th of April 2015.

Proposed Facilities Development – Sean Ryan of Ryan Architectural Solutions Ltd presented a
site layout including clubhouse, hurling wall and associated facilities upgrading to the Club meeting
of the 19th of March 2015 and the presentation was most positively received by everyone in
attendance. These architectural drawings are now available on our website
www.moycarkeyborris.com and feedback on the proposed facilities development can be made to
info@ras.ie by Friday 10th of April 2015.

Fixtures: Fixture are not available at the time of going to print, please see County and Mid Fixture
lists for details of matches

Moycarkey Borris Camogie and Ladies Football Club Notes - April 7th 2015

posted 6 Apr 2015, 15:01 by Ed Donnelly

Under 14 Camogie

The Moycarkey-Borris Under 14 Camogie team started their Tipperary Camogie Championship with an away game against hosts Moyle Rovers on Wednesday, April 1st. Although the game was played in wintery conditions Moycarkey Borris played well but their hosts were the better team on the day. Moycarkey Borris will now look forward to their next game in the Championship against New Inn in Littleton on Wednesday, April 8th. Moycarkey-Borris team: Leah Walsh, Roisin Donnelly, Aoife Dunphy, Zoe O’Meara, Aoife Walsh, Zoe McKenna, Aoife Ryan, Michaella McKelvey, Lauryn O’Sullivan and Emma Dowling.

Under 12 Camogie

On Saturday last Moycarkey Under 12 Camogie team played in a blitz hosted by Holycross. Five clubs took part giving each club four games. The girls were narrowly defeated by Holycross and Boherlahan and learned from these games. In the other two games they went on to take victory from St. Mary’s and Gortnahoe. Well done girls! Moycarkey-Borris team: Chloe Cummins, Queva O’Meara, Ciara Coffey, Sophie Long, Kate Fitzgibbon, Laura Costigan, Emma O’Sullivan, Grainne Stapleton, Rebecca Hogan, Sarah Sheridan, Michelle Flanagan and Amy Callanan.

Under 16 Ladies Football

On Monday last (April 6th) Moycarkey Borris Under 16 travelled to Ballycahill to play their second round game in the Tipperary Championship. These two teams are usually very close but this year it was different, Holycross were the stronger team and dominant the game throughout to take victory. Moycarkey-Borris team: Megan Woodlock; Lorna Ryan, Nicola Scott, Caitlin Donnelly; Claire Ryan, Rachael Dowling, Amy McGovern; Gemma Ryan, Saoirse O'Meara; Catherine O’Meara, Emma Shelly, Cait Darmody; Niamh Woodlock, Maria Lanigan, Jessica Hayes. Subs: Amy Cummins, Rachel Delaney, Emma Dowling, Doireanne Kelly and Michaella McKelvey

Under 12 Ladies Football

On Wednesday evening April 1st Moycarkey Under 12 Ladies Football team defeated Thurles Sarsfields in a challenge game in Littleton before the start of the Community Games and the Championship. The girls played very well and showed promise for the season ahead. Moycarkey team: Queva O’Meara, Kate Fitzgibbon, Chloe Cummins, Ciara Coffey, Enya Maher, Joan O’Keeffe, Laura Costigan, Sophie Long, Eve Dardis, Michelle Flanagan, Emma O’Sullivan, Sarah Sheridan, Grainne Stapleton, Amy Callanan, Clodagh Dunphy and Caoimhe O’Sullivan.

Training

Under 12 – Wednesday evening training resumes this Wednesday April 8th 6.30 to 7.30pm. New Players always welcome.

Under 8’s and Under 10’s – Training will resume on Saturday, April 11th at 12 noon. New members are welcome.

Training will continue for all other teams with texts going to parents to notify them of the relevant times.

Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship - Thurles Sarsfields 2-19 Moycarkey-Borris 1-14

posted 4 Apr 2015, 12:12 by Ed Donnelly   [ updated 5 Apr 2015, 14:00 ]

Thurles Sarsfields defeated Moycarkey-Borris by 2-19 to 1-14 in Round 1 of the Clean Ireland Recycling Tipperary Senior Hurling Championship on Sunday April 5th at Boherlahan.

Moycarkey-Borris: Bill McCormack; Lorcan Ryan, Paul Dempsey, Chris McCullagh; Kevin Moran, Niall O'Sullivan, James Power; Pat Ralph, Rory Ryan; Kieran Morris, Conor Hayes, Mossy Bracken; David Sheppard, Pat Molloy, Niall Heffernan
Subs: Brian Moran, Tom Hayes, Anthony Healy




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