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Senior News

The Senior Game V Kerins O’Rahillys was cancelled due to weather conditions.

The Senior League commences Sunday 19th March at 2pm with Ballymac taking on Dromid Pearses at home.

Minor Match Report

CHURCHILL 0-9 BALLYMAC 2-7

WE travelled to Churchill last Saturday evening for our first County League fixture and returned with 2 valuable league points. A strong wind blew across the field and made conditions difficult for both teams.

Fine performances by captain Dara Reagan and Tadhg Brick among others helped us to this victory. The home side pointed early on, and minutes later Dara Reagan won possession took a return pass from Barry Lyons and pointed. Dara Broderick was fouled and Dara Reagan pointed from the free. Barry pointed from a Dylan Moriarty pass while at the other end a fine block by Tadhg prevented a certain score.

Cathal Dunne drove upfield and pointed while Churchill pointed two frees. Dara Reagan’s goalbound effort was blocked but Tadhg Brick was on hand to flick to the net. Keelan Brosnan was fouled and D Reagan pointed with Churchill also pointing. Half time score Ballymac 1-5 Churchill 0-4.

The Home side started the second half in style kicking 2 points inside the first 5 minutes.Keelan picked out Barry with a fine pass and when he was fouled D Reagan pointed.Cathal again went upfield passed to Dylan who in turn put Diarmuid Lynch through for a fine point.Churchill responded with two points to leave us ahead 1-7 to 0-8 midway through the half.

Again Churchill pointed with about 12 mns left to set up an exciting finish. With about six minutes remaining Dara Chawke powered through for a goal after which fine defensive work prevented our opponents scoring again and got our league campaign off to a great start..We are due to travel to Glenfesk next Saturdayevening for the next game in this competition.

TEAM & SCORERS. B Lonergan,T Brick (1-0) E Rodgers,C Godley, E O Malley, C Dunne (0-1) D Chawke (1-0) J O Keeffe, K Brosnan, D Dunne Moriarty, D Reagan,(0-4), J Carmody,D Broderick, B Lyons,(0-

Ballymac Lotto Results 27/02/2017
Jackpot €6,800
Venue – Halfway Bar

Numbers Drawn: 3, 5, 23, 26
No Winner
Lucky Dip Winners €30 each
1. Tom Wharton, c/o Tom Leen
2. Jimmy Lynch, c/o Tom Leen
3. Hana Brosnan, c/o Tom Len
4. John Duggan, c/o Tom Leen
5. Luke Mahony, c/o Tom Leen
Seller’s Prize: Tom Leen
Next week’s Jackpot €6,900
Venue: O’Riadas Bar & Restaurant

Coiste Na NOG

FAOI 8/10

The academy which was due to start last Sunday the 05th of March was cancelled due to the recent poor weather. It will now start on Sunday the 12th of March at the usual time of 11.00am on the main pitch – weather permitting.

FAOI 6 BOYS AND GIRLS

Our U6 boys and girls continued their training last Sunday in St Brendan’s Hall, Ballydwyer at 11.00am. They are enjoying themselves and are developing their skills. All players please remember to bring gum shields, water and indoor runners.

Handball Notes

Well done to Cian Counihan & Danny Riordan who defeated Shane & Fiachra Hayes (Clare) 21-7, 13-21, 21-12. Best of luck to them on Thursday night in Broadford against Tipperary in the munster final. Alsto best wishes to Daire Keane in Kingscourt against Caolan McCarton in the All Ireland Simi Final

Scor na bPaisti

SCÓR  NA  bPÁISTÍ: Ballymacelligott GAA Club was well represented at last weeks district final and was awarded first place in two of the categories Rince Foirne & Leiriu – these two teams will represent our club at the semi-final on Saturday 11th March at Presentation Sec Sch, C’Island at 3pm.  All Are Welcome.

The judges also gave glowing reports to:Rose Brosnan, Rachel Galvin, Grace Kelly, Ailbhe O’Connor, Molly O’Connor, Beatrice Mannix, Fiona McCarthy & Sinead Scanlon ( Rince ) Abby Leahy & Alicia O’Connell ( solo singing ) Maggie Scanlon & Shaoirse Reidy ( recitation/story telling ) Comhghairdeas gach duine.

Comhaltas News

Two Firsts For Ballymacelligott Dancers.
SULT  NA  nÓg Ceili Competitions took place this weekend in Fossa, Killarney.
The results verify the effort & hard work imputed by these dancers.  1st Place 9-11 mixed Ceili: Ri-Ann Zhang, Rose Brosnan, Christopher Mannix & Conor McCarthy.
1st Place: 11-13yrs: Abby Leahy, Ella Quirke, Laura Kelly & Shaoirse Reidy.
2nd & 3rd Place was awarded to our U 9’s 4 & 8-Hand Ceili: Beatrice, Sinead, Fiona, Katie, Rachel, Molly, Grace & Ri-Ann.
Bhi sibh go hiontach maith sibh.

See photos from Sult na nÓg at www.kerrycomhaltas.ie

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