Southern Gaels Hurling club notes 15/8/2011

posted 15 Aug 2011, 04:48 by Kieran McCarthy   [ updated 15 Aug 2011, 04:50 by Unknown user ]

Camán Abú
 Liam O'Reilly has organised Peil Abú and Camán abú in Athlone AIT at 7PM on thursday evenings. These are fun versions of hurling and football for adults with no contact and mixed teams. They are aimed at anyone that has stopped playing, never had the chance to play or just wants to have some fun on a summer evening. Peil Abú and Camán abú continues this Thursday. Please contact Liam O'Reilly at 086-3345958 or turn up at 7PM.

 Junior team second round of the championship
Our junior team play their next championship match on August the 16th away to Cullion. Best of luck to all involved. Adult training for our Junior team takes place Mondays and Thursdays at 8:00PM in Pairc Chiaran Athlone.  All are welcome to join in the training.

 Nursery Fun Hurling Training for all under 6's, continues as usual on Tuesday at 6.30 and Saturday at 3 in Páirc Chiaran. Hurls and Helmets provided. All welcome.
 

Under 8 hurling
Well done to all the players who played against a very strong Clonkill under 8 side last saturday in Pairc Chiaran. It was a great turnout and all players got to play the full game. Our next county organised blitzs are on the 9th and 16th of September. Training continues as usual on Tuesday at 6.30 and Saturday at 3 in Páirc Chiaran. All new members are welcome. Contact Kieran McCarthy at 087-2408701

 Under 10 hurling
Very strong performance by U10 team against Clonkill side last Saturday in Pairc Chiaran, Southern Gaels were leading with 5 min left in the game but Clonkill managed to finish strong with three scores to give them a win by two scores.
Overall this was the best performance by the U10 team to date as more and more players show increased skill levels, U10 next match in Athlone on 20th Aug v St Oliver Plunketts , this is the last round of the U10 Tournament before the Finals planned for the end of August.
There were 2 U10 games played (9 a side).
Final score in game 1 was 9-3 to 5-5 in favour of Clonkill.
Final score in game 2 was 4-0 (Clonkill) to 0-4 (SG). In the U10 tournament goals and points count as the same so this game ended in a draw.

 U14  hurling 
The U14's played Brownstown in Division 2. Brownstown struggled to field a full team so an 11 aside game was played. Southern Gaels proved much too strong for this encounter and easily ran out comprehensive winners.
Next game scheduled is against Delvin in Delvin on Thursday, August 25th.
Training continues on Monday evenings from 7pm - 8.15 and Saturday mornings from 10am to 11.45.

 Southern Gaels golf classic
Our golf classic is on this year on Friday the 19th of August in Moate Golf club. There will be teams of 4 with 2 scores to count on every hole. To sponsor a tee is €100, a team of 4 is €120 and a tee and team is €160. The golf classic is our main fundraising event of the year and we very much appreciate the support that we have gotten for this event in previous years. For tee time bookings, please contact Vera Corcoran on 087 2957479

 Fixtures:
U12 League V Fr Daltons in Athlone Wednesday the 17th Aug @19.00.
U12 League V Ring Town Saturday the 20th Aug in Cusack Park  @ 15.00.
U12 League  V Brownstown Wednesday the 24th Aug in Archerstown @ 19.00.
U14 League V Delvin Thursday the 25th Aug in Delvin @19.00.
Junior C’Ship V Cullion in Cullion Tuesday the 16th of Aug @ 19.30.

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