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12th of May 2015 Club Notes

posted 12 May 2015, 06:44 by abbeyknockmoy gaa   [ updated 4 Jan 2016, 04:27 ]

There was no jackpot winner in this week's Crumlin Park House & Resource Centre Sponsored lotto. Numbers drawn were 4, 7, 9, and 21. Pete Fanning and Margaret Fleming, Moylough matched 3. Next week's draw for €5,900 will take place at Kelly’s. Seller’s prize goes to Stephen Ruane.

We thank all members who continue to contribute to this fundraising draw. If you wish to enter the Monthly draw which entitles you to free family membership please contact Catherine on 087 6900352 or via


Hurling: Training continues this week for the Juniors and Intermediates on Friday at 7pm.

Well done to the Intermediate team on their win over Craughwell in their third championship group game on a full time score line of 2-08 to 0-05. Played in very wet conditions, this was a hard fought win but crucial goals in either half helped kill off the opposition. We look forward to our next game against Clarinbridge in 3 weeks’ time. Team was: Declan Molloy, Tommy Farragher, John Culkin, David Carton, Stephen Ruane, Brian Flaherty, Ronan Cooley, Paul Cooley, Caelom Mulry, Paul Flaherty, Trevor Mullins, Damien Rooney, Shane King, Brian O'Donnell, Eoin Blade. Subs used: Padraig O'Donnell, Craig Kennedy, Coleman Maher & Colm Mannion (Blood Sub).


Underage hurling: The u-10 hurling team travelled to Ballinasloe last Wednesday and with some lovely hurling skills and great team work the panel  secured a 6-4 to 2-2 win. Thank you to all parents who travelled and supported the team. Game v Sylane scheduled for this Monday 11th in Abbey.

No u-age hurling last Sun due to Blitz for U6,8 &10's in Abbey last Monday evening. 

Congrats to all who participated and for parents who supported.

Abbey U12's had a great opener to the league with a win last Saturday evening against Rahoon/Newcastle in Tonabrocky on a wet miserable evening. The initial stages were tough & bruising but the tougher and harder it got our lads stepped up to it and dictated the game from there on. It was a super panel performance by all who made it for 6pm throw in on a Sat evening. Well done to all the lads and we wish all the lads the best in Football league. 

Special word of thanks to Rahoon for their excellent hospitality after the game with plenty of sandwiches, cakes & sweets for the kids and of course a cuppa tea for all. Thanks also to parents for supporting. Panel was : Jamie burke, Dara burke, Lennan Doyle, James Quirke, Cian forde, Jamie Collins, Niall Farragher, Tady Moran,  Cillian Rabbitte, Michael Molloy, Niall Mannion, Sean Lydon, Gavin Kelly, Olin Murray, Cian Quirke, dean Collins. Jack Kearney, Mathew Lally, Shane Forde, 

U14's were in championship action last Mon v Clarinbridge in a crunch game to decide the cup and shield contenders.
We have managed to secure the services of the highly in demand Paudie Butler former Director of coaching with the GAA To host a hurling workshop in Abbey on Sat 16th. Paudie will work with kids from U8-10's yrs from 2-3pm then U12-14's from 3-4pm followed by a parents/coaches session from 4-4.30pm. This is a fantastic opportunity to get one of the most respected coaches of the game to Abbey so I encourage all coaches but especially aspiring parents to come along and learn from the master and avail of what is a truly fantastic opportunity of a few coaching sessions from one of the best in the business.  Places are free but please book a place by contacting Declan on 
086 8169309. 


Camogie: Training this Wednesday will be from 6.30 to 7.30. Congrats to U10 and U12 teams on their respective wins. U12 North team take on Turloughmore on Wednesday in Coolarne pitch at 8.00pm. U12 West take on Skehana on Thursday in Abbey at 6.30. U10 fixtures TBC. Hard luck to our Junior C team who were beaten in league quarter final. It was a great start to the season and bodes well for the upcoming championship. Well done to Intermediate hurlers who won their latest round of the championship.

Sincere sympathy to Brendan Connolly and the Connolly family on the recent passing of his sister Breda Smith.