John Mitchels GAA Club News

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We played Round 9 of the Co League against Templenoe last Sunday. Conditions were dry with a strong breeze favouring Templenoe in the 1st half.

Templenoe opened the scoring with a Stephen O’Sullivan point from play in the 1st minute. Mitchels dominated the remainder of. 1st quarter scoring 4 points in the trot , with points from frees from Alan O’Donoghue and James Duggan followed by points from play by Alan O’Donoghue and Michael Wrenn.

Templenoe finished off the 1st quarter with points from play from Danny Cahalane and Brian Crowley leaving the score line Mitchels (0-04), Templenoe (0-03).

Mitchels added on 2 further points from play by the Bastible brothers and a well taken goal by Shane O’Connor. However Templenoe added on (2-06) from play leaving the halftime score Mitchels (1-06), Templenoe (2-09).

Mitchels started well in the 2nd half with a point from play from Shane O’Connor, Alan O’Donoghue and Stevie O’Mahony and a James Duggan 45 which narrowed the margin to 2 points.
The turning point in the match came in the 13th minute when Templenoe were awarded a penalty and our Goalkeeper was black carded leaving the score (1-10) to (3-09) heading Into the 4th quarter. Mitchels battled bravely for the final quarter adding a further 3 points from play but Templenoe scored (1-02) leaving the final result
John Mitchels (1-13), Templenoe (4-11)

Round 10:  Away to Dingle                       (Aug 13th)
Round 11:  Home to Miltown/Castlemaine (Aug 27th or Sept 24th)

Juniors Co League Final Group 2:
Mitchels due to play the winners of the Semifinals Moyvane/Listowel Emmets Friday August 4th, time and venue to be confirmed.

A great team performance was key to our U16s overcoming Moyvane/Tarbert comfortably in the third stage of the County League campaign on a windy Wednesday night in Ballyseedy.

Missing a few key players, Darragh Caplis scoring 5 goals, James Sheehan playing his game of the season dominating midfield with Padraig White. Stand in keeper David Fitzgibbon pulled off a couple of outstanding saves at key moments and Jordan Mason and Sean Stack were both very impressive.

All in all an all round superb team performance saw us come out comfortable winners.
Team: – David O’Connor, Steven Bowler, Robert Karina, Patrick O’Brien, Jordan Mason, Sean Stack, Padraig White, James Sheehan, Tyrese Flaherty, Dylan Obrien, Tristan Kirwin, Darragh Caplis, David Moriarty Subs- Padriac O’Callaghan, Cian Barden, Daniel Bowler, Sean Dillane

Denis Fitzgerald Juvenile Chairman would like to thank all the children who attended and to the  volunteers for working so hard in order to make the Summer Camp an outstanding success. The future of our Club looks bright when you see so many of our juveniles attending our Summer Camp.

Due to torrential rain the Blitz for U6 – U10 had to be postponed last Saturday. Alternative date has not been decided on for the moment.

Please notify and advise all team managers both in the Senior and Underage structure of the importance of passing on the below information to their players.
It is vital that ALL players both Underage & Senior wear mouth-guards while playing/training.
If no mouth-guard worn and a player receives a dental injury then the Player Injury Scheme Claim will be declined.

The County League is now finished and we will train for North Kerry League,
U13 and U 15 County Championships and Town League and U 13 Sandra Keane Blitz. Training continues every Monday and Thursday. Teamers will be sent out.

U15 Co Championship:
Our girls play the winners of Beale or Laune rangers in the quarter final on Sunday 30th July at home.

Training will continue every Monday and Thursday  for the North Kerry
League, Town Championship and U 15 Championship which will take place over
the Summer. Teamers will be sent out.

There is a break now for the U6s until September. Teamer to be sent out.

U8s – GIRLS:
Training  will continue as normal next Sunday July 30th 10.45 a.m. to 12.00 noon.

U8s – BOYS:
John Mitchels  were unfortunate this week with the weather and we had to make a tough decision on Friday evening to call off our annual Kevin McMahon blitz but rest assured the blitz will be rescheduled for another date. Don’t forget folks John Mitchels juvenile academy training continues this Sunday 10.30am to 12.00pm.
Please don’t forget GUM SHIELDS thanks.

U10 Boys:
Training will continue as normal next Sunday July 30th 10.45 a.m. To 12 noon.

John Mitchels are commencing their Clothes Collection  again for 2017 so please donate any unwanted Clothes and Textiles (clean re-wearable clothes, paired shoes, belts, handbags, curtains, towels, bed linen, soft toys are accepted)  Where possible please donate at least 3+ bags – this really does raise much needed funds for our Club. Please drop items to the the Complex, Ballyseedy.

18/07/2017 Numbers Drawn  2 , 3 , 18 , 27
Jackpot €2,600 No Winner
Consolation Prize Winners
€100 – Noreen Hoare c/o Bingo,
€25 –   David & Nuala O’Brien c/o David,
€25 –   Eleanor Sugrue c/o Juveniles
€25 –   Vincent O’Mahony c/o Vincent
Next Draw 25/07/2017 Jackpot €2,600

Our Bingo continues on Wednesday, Friday and Sunday nights. Bingo is a vital fundraiser for the Club and all funds raised from the Bingo goes directly back into the Club and all support is greatly appreciated.
Any member who wishes to volunteer can do so by giving their details to any club officer.

Our Sports Complex at Camp Ballyseedy is available for bookings on the Sports Hall and All Weather pitch. The Complex is also open for children’s parties.  Further information contact the Club reception on 066 7197070.

Please note that all club merchandise is now available for purchasing only through Henneberys Sports Shop, Ashe St, Tralee and is no longer for sale at our complex in Ballyseedy.
Please also note that our Club colours are  – Green and Gold Jerseys, White togs and Green and Gold socks.

To the family of Susan McKenna Greenville, Listowel and formerly of Tralee
To the family of Patrick (Patcheen) O’Driscoll, Alderwood Road and formerly of Racecourse Road, Tralee
To the family of Hannah Breen Quirke, Lee Drive, Ballinorig and formerly of Clahane, Ballyard, Tralee
To the family of Margaret (Peggy) Mulcahy (nee Danaher), Famita House and formerly of Newcastlewest, Co Limerick
To the family of Emily Keohane, Killerisk Tralee
To the family of John Herlihy, Knockglossmore, Camp, Tralee
To the family of Phil Cody, Cluain Dara, Oakpark, Tralee
To the family of Mary B Moriarty, Talaught, Fenit, Tralee and formerly of Clontarf, Dublin
To the family of Alan McGovern, Kevin Barry’s Villas, Tralee
To the family of Annette Bryne (nee Falvey), Dalkey/Rathgar Dublin and formerly of Tralee
To the family of Tim Boyle, St Brendan’s Park Tralee
May they Rest in Peace

If anyone has anything of particular interest in relation to the Club and its surrounding Community which you would like to have included in the notes please email .

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