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Glen Celtic AFC notes
Well done to Senior team on their League win over Shiven Rovers B. Result Shiven Rovers B – 1 Glen Celtic – 2. Goal Scorers: Ryan McHugh, PJ Shanks. No league match this week for the lads.
Hard luck to U12 girls who lost out 3-1 in the Shield Semi-Final to Castlerea. Goal scorer Kayla Comer.
Well done to our U11 boys Champions squad who are through to the Shield semi-final where they will play Ballinagare.
Well done also to all U8 girls who travelled to Skyvalley to play in the U8 Blitz on Sunday last. Thanks to all who helped out to get the girls to the Blitz and to all who helped out with the teams at the Blitz.
Our U9 Boys Europa and Champions teams were also on the road at the weekend. They headed off to Moylough where they played in the U9 Blitz.
Glen Celtic will hold a fundraising table quiz in Jim Petes, Glenamaddy on Friday 12th October @9pm. Spot prizes and fun on the night guaranteed. €10 per person. Bring a team of 4 with you or join a table on the night. We ask all parents and players to support as best you can.
Glenamaddy/Williamstown Ladies GAA
Congratulations to our minor team who won the Minor B Shield Final on Sunday last defeating St Brendan’s 4-8 to 2-13. This was a hard-fought battle to the bitter end and this was reflected in the narrow winning margin.
We played with a strong breeze in the first half and while we went in at half time with a substantial lead we knew that St Brendan’s would come back strong in the second half. Both sides fought tooth and nail for every score and all players on the pitch were tested.
Captain Sinead Comer accepted the winning trophy and she thanked all involved and our main sponsor PJ & Mary Fahy & ECC for their continued support. This was a great team effort and we thank all the panel and management team for their commitment.
Thanks to Martina Heneghan and SuperValu for providing the food and to all who helped out with the catering.
Panel 1. Rachel McDermott 2. Amy Caulfield 3. Cailin Keaveney 4. Aisling Ward 5. Nicole Griffin 6. Lauren Griffin 7. Karen Gillooly 8. Sinead Comer (capt) 9. Cailiosa Keaveney 10. Maria Lyons 11. Niamh Collins (1-5) 12. Aisling Keane (0-1) 13. Lauren Conneally (0-1)14. Amy O’ Brien 15. Amy Ward (3-1) 17. Clare Comer 18. Chloe Hevekin 19. Lauren Hevekin 20. Andrea Delaney 21. Emily Tarpey 22. Laoise Collins
Management Peter Keaveney, David Brady, Patricia Keady & Mary Fahy.
Cash for clobber ongoing please leave bags of unwanted clothes into Glenamaddy Community Center.
Our club took part in the U10 County Blitz in Clonberne two weeks ago. We thank their mentors Thomas Curtin, Mary Gannon, Susan O’Reilly, Patricia Keady and Mary Cunningham who help out with these young players.
Our players who attended on the day were Shauna Joyce, Jessica Gannon, Nuala Kilmartin, Jennifer Mahe, Lauren Davis, Erin Mc Hugh, Ella Reilly, Hazel Mc Guire, Leah Deane, Caragh Higgins, Aoibhinn Keaveney.
Their next outing is on Sunday next when they will be joined by our U8 girls at a blitz hosted by St. Mary’s.
Congratulations to our U 14 girls and management on their comprehensive win v Dunmore in the championship semi-final on Friday last. This was a great team performance with players in all positions at the top of their game.
Team: L.Donnellan, T. Neary, C. Collins, G .O Brien, O.Keaveney, L.Keaveney, SJ Trayers, T.Tevnan, L.O Regan, K.Comer, T.Neary ,E.Griffin, S.O Neill, A. Fallon, K. Raftery, E.Keane, R.Gannon, A.Brennan, A Scappaticci, C.Caulfield, C.Mannion, S.Rabbitte, A.Duffy, M.Gilooly,, N.Fitzmaurice, J.O Boyle, M.Scappaticci, C. O Neill.
Management Tina Caulfield, Kenneth Comer and Nuala & Stephen Neary. Best of luck to our Intermediate team who play Milltown on Saturday next @12.30 in Milltown.
Our club sends its sympathies to Cliona Gannon (former. player) and the Gannon Family Lisheen on the death of their mother Jackie who passed away during the week.
May her gentle soul Rest In Peace
Well done to our U10 girls who qualified for the MWGL Cup Final with Amy Boyle & Éadaoin Hynes both on target.
There were two great performances from our U11 boys on Friday evening.
The Champions League side played Moore United with Tomás Lee, Joe Mullin, Luke Walsh & Enda Keane all on target while the Europa team played Roscommon Town and Tiernan Kilmartin, Eoin Morrissey & Sam Nolan all hit the net.
U12 boys beat CP Ajax 2-0 in their Divisional Cup game thanks to goals from Enda Keane & Joe Mullin but unfortunately for Kilkerrin, CP Ajax go through on away goals.
U14 boys advanced to the semi-final of their Divisional Cup with a 5-3 win over Castlerea Celtic. Ronan Mullin (3), Oisin Keane and Cillian Kelly were all on target.
Last week’s RDFL lotto numbers were 4, 10, 18 & 28. There was no jackpot winner. Three match 3 winners: St Peter’s FC; Cam Celtic; Strokestown United. The next draw is on September 25th for a jackpot of €14,700.
Seniors host Shiven Rovers in the RDFL Premier Division on Saturday at 8pm.
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