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9th March 2011 Club Notes

posted 16 Dec 2012, 12:46 by Unknown user   [ updated 16 Dec 2012, 12:46 ]

Our Scrap collection continues this weekend, the last couple of weekends have gone very well, we would like to thank everyone who supported us, we are going to continue collection for the coming week. If you have any old Scrap that you want to get rid of please contact any club officer and we will arrange collection. All scrap accepted especially old batteries, lead and copper.

There was no jackpot winner in this week's Lotto. Congratulations to Gerry Flaherty on being this weeks match three winner. The numbers drawn were 1, 5, 14 and 28. Next week's draw takes place in Ryan's, jackpot €3,900. Supporters are encouraged to avail Direct Debit as a convenient means of playing the club's Lotto on a weekly basis; the direct debit mandate can be downloaded from the club website.

Intermediate, Junior and U-21 training continues this evening (Wednesday) at 7.30pm sharp. Intermediate league round 1 is to be refixed are postponement last weekend. Round 2 is scheduled for this weekend.

U-21's march to the quarter finals after beating a strong and highly fancied Carnmore team last Saturday evening in Killimordaly on a final score of 2-19 to 3-12. In a highly entertaining game both teams produced great hurling on a heavy, uneven pitch. Our forwards proved their worth again, its now 6-38 after two games. In what was a great team performance, Danny Mullins and John Blade in defence, Paul Flaherty in midfield and Brian Flaherty, Eoin Blade, Caolin Blade and Eoin Flaherty in particular gave fantastic displays in the red and blue to produce a memorable win after trailing by three at half time 3-5 to 1-08. Team on the day was Dean Keary, Conor Cooley (Craig Kennedy), Danny Mullins, Thomas Blade, Joseph Conroy, John Blade Capt., Coleman Maher, Padraic MacMainis , Paul Flaherty (0-4), Danny Collins (Colm Mannion), Brian Flaherty (0-8), Trevor Mullins (Vinny Lally), Caolin Blade (1-1), Eoin Flaherty (1-3), Eoin Blade (0-3) . Subs; Craig Kennedy, Colm Mannion, Shane King, Vinny Lally, Adrian McDonnell, Johnny Flaherty, David Keane, Niall Murphy, Kevin Divilly, David Finnerty. We now await the back door rounds to be finalised to see who we face in the quater final which is fixed for the 26th/27th of March. We wish Eanna Roche a speedy recovery from his recent injury. U-14's received a walk over from athleague and minors gave a walkover SVL. Management to confirm time and venue of this weekends SVL games. We would be appreciative if spare underage helmets could be returned to the club to sell on to the up and coming hurlers in the club.

Underage indoor camogie continues this Wednesday from 6-7pm for 2nd, 3rd and 4th class girls and from 7-8pm for 5th and 6th class girls at the club grounds. Coaching by Caroline Murray current Galway camogie star. Please come along.

Club membership is due and can be submitted to any club officer; membership is set this year at €50 per adult player, €30 per student adult player, €20 per ordinary member and underage is as follows €20 for 1st Child, €15 for 2nd child, and €10 for third child in one family.

Handball membership is now due for the use of the Handball alley. Patrons can either pay €60 for the year's membership or avail of membership through buying the weekly hurling lotto ticket through direct debit. Application forms can be obtained through any club official or at the handball alley. The indoor handball alley accommodates alternative games such as racket ball, squash, etc. contact any club officers for details of available times, etc, email the club abbeyknockmoyhurling@gmail.com or simply log on to the website.

Underage handball for 4th, 5th and 6th classes continues this Monday evening in the indoor alley from 7-8pm for the upcoming national school competitions.

The club would wish that cups that were presented to the club over the previous year's be returned to any club officer so they can be put on display at the club grounds.

Congratulation to Cosa Beoga on reaching the finals of the All-Ireland Talent Show last Sunday.

The club extends its sympathies to the Dolan family, Ryehill on the recent death of Martin.