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Kilmore GAA Club Notes 9th December 2019

posted 12 Dec 2019, 06:48 by Brian Carroll

Underage 
The minor board AGM was held on the 6th of December in the club rooms. Thanks to those who attended. The positions of Chairperson, Secretary and Treasurer are to be filled for 2020. 

Card game 
Peter Joes annual 25 card game takes place on Sunday 22nd December in Bracken’s Hillstreet. Tickets are on sale for €5 from the usual sellers. 

AGM
Our Annual General Meeting takes place this Saturday in the Clubrooms getting underway at 6pm. 

Auction 
The annual hospice auction was a great success and we are delighted to say approx €9,500 was raised at last nights auction in the Kilmore Inn. This figure will be confirmed shortly as we are still receiving donations. Thanks very much to everyone who donated money, sponsored items for the auction, purchased items at the auction last night and also purchased raffle tickets last night. Thanks also to everyone who helped out organising the auction and helping out on the night.We also received a donation from Elphin Mart of €3,600 and we thank them very much for that very generous donation. This brings our total raised to over €13,000.Thanks again to everyone for all their support and help with this annual fundraiser and we look forward to the auction in December 2020!

Kilmore GAA Club Notes 2nd December 2019

posted 2 Dec 2019, 07:03 by Brian Carroll

Underage 
Our Combined U13 Feile team defeated St Domincs in the Div1 Feile final and will now represent Roscommon in the 2020 Feile to be held in Donegal Tyrone and Derry next June. Well done to the players and coaches on achieving the status of the top team in Roscommon at this age group. Our U12 team was defeated in the Kennan cup final by a strong Elphin Ballinameen team. Well done to all the players and the coaches Darren Kerins and Nicola Craughwell on a great year for our U12 group. The AGM of Kilmore Minor Board takes place on Friday's next the 6th of December in the club rooms at 8pm sharp. Nominations for the positions of Secretary, Chairperson and Treasurer to be forwarded to Michael McGuire Kilmore Secretary in advance of the senior board AGM. 

Ground of the year 
Kilmore GAA club were awarded the 2019 Roscommon GAA club ground of the year. This is a great honour for our club to receive this award. We now go forward to represent Roscommon at the Connacht GAA awards night which take place this Friday night in the Connacht Centre of excellence. 

Ladies 
The Minor Ladies were defeated by St Dominics in the Championship semi-final. Thanks to the girls, parents and management for their effort throughout the year.  

Executive meeting 
There will be a short executive (management) meeting on Tuesday at 9pm at the club rooms to make arrangements for attendance at the Connacht Council function and finalize items for our AGM.

Scor Na nOg 
Well done to all our representatives who took part in Scor Na Nog last Friday week and have now qualified for the County final on Sunday 15th of December, Grace Collins (solo singing), Matthew Ffrench (Recitation), Aoife McGowan, Grace Collins, Joe McKeon, Chelsea McLoughlin and Luke Creighton (ballad group) and Aoife McGowan, Annie Holmes, Cathal McKeon, Conal Creighton and Luke Creighton in (instrumental group). Well done to everyone who took party and those who helped prepare the participants. The Scor Na nOg quiz will take place on Sunday the 15th of December. Anyone interested in taking part in a team of 4 please contact Clare Connellan 0879471081 early this week. 

Hospice Auction 
The 2019 annual Hospice Auction takes place on this Saturday night December 7th at 9.30pm in the Kilmore Inn. All donations are welcome, gifts, vouchers, hampers, bales, cakes etc. Anyone who wishes to donate anything for the auction is asked to contact any of the following Ann McMahon 0872744358, Brian Carroll 0872420896 or Maureen McGuire 0868535527. This is a fantastic community event & we hope to have your continued support this year. We look forward to seeing you on the night.

Club AGM 
Our Annual General Meeting of the club will take place on Saturday the 14th of December at 6pm in the Clubrooms. Nomination forms and motions must be sent to club secretary Michael McGuire before this Sunday the 8th of December. 

St Stephens Day 8K 
Kilmore GAA ladies club will hold an 8K walk/run on St Stephens Day. The event will get underway at 12pm at Kilmore GAA grounds with registration beginning at 11.30am. The event costs just €10 per adult and €5 per child. 

Peter Joes Card Game 
Peter Joes annual card game will take place on Sunday night the 22nd of December 2019 in Bracken’s bar Hillstreet. Tickets cost just €5 and will be on sale from the usual sellers very soon. 

50/50 Draw 
Well done to Margaret Murphy (Dublin) who won our 50/50 jackpot of €429 on Sunday night last. Our €25 winners were as follows  David Connellan (yearly), Colm Garvey, Marty Burke and Michael Flynn. Thanks to Clare Connellan and her team of sellers. The 50/50 draw will now take a break until January 2020 and we thank everyone for their support with the draw in 2019. 

Kilmore GAA Club Notes 25th November 2019

posted 2 Dec 2019, 07:02 by Brian Carroll

U-20
Hard luck to our U-20 team who were defeated on Saturday evening last by Roscommon Gaels in Lisnamult. 

Underage 
Our combined U13 Feile team recorded a good win over Roscommon Gaels in the Div 1 semifinal under lights in Lisamult last Tuesday evening. We will now play St Dominic in the Roscomon feile final on Wednesday evening in Strokestown at 7:30pm. The winner will represent Roscommon in the 2020 feile in Ulster next June. Please try and get to Strokestown on Wednesday eve to support the lads.The U12 Kennan cup final is still scheduled for next Sat in Boyle but this is dependent on the other semifinal been played this week. 

Ladies 
Our Minors play St. Dominics in the Championship semi-final at 8pm Friday night in Kilbride. All support welcome. Congratulations to Olivia Munnelly who won in the Roscommon LGFA draw.

Hospice auction 
Just under 2 weeks to go until our annual Hospice auction which takes place on Saturday night December 7th at 9.30pm in the Kilmore Inn. All donations are welcome, gifts, vouchers, hampers, bales, cakes etc. Anyone who wishes to donate anything for the auction is asked to contact any of the following Ann McMahon 0872744358, Brian Carroll 0872420896 or Maureen McGuire 0868535527. This is a fantastic community event & we hope to have your continued support this year. We look forward to seeing you on the night.

Other news 
Our 50/50 draw takes place this Sunday night in Earleys Hillstreet at 10pm and Clare Connellans team are on selling duty. The club congratulates Gary & Sinead Connellan on the birth of their daughter Sophie. 

Kilmore GAA Club Notes 18th November 2019

posted 22 Nov 2019, 15:30 by Brian Carroll

U-20 
Well done to our U-20 team of Kilmore/Shannon Gaels/St Ronans who defeated Éire Og/Michael Glaveys on Sunday last on a scoreline of 4-10 to 2-13. We now face Roscommon Gaels this Sunday at 1pm in Lisnamult. 

Underage 
The club extends best wishes to Caelan Bracken who suffered a serious leg injury in Kilmore today during an U13 Feile game. We hope Caelan, who is a very talented and committed Kilmore player, will make a speedy recovery. Thanks to all who helped out in Kilmore today especially Lorna Kennedy for her professional care of Caelan in advance of the arrival of the ambulance. Congrats to our combined U14 team who won the Div2 championship. Well done to the players and management on a great year for this group of players. They got to the league final, won the championship and lost out by the narrowest of margins in the All Ireland Feile Div 7 final against a team from Monaghan over a memorable Feile weekend in June. The U13 Feile game against Roscommon Gaels was abandoned in Kilmore today and will be refixed. The Kennan cup U12 final will probably be played on Saturday the 30th of November in Boyle. 

Other news 
Well done to David Hunt who won our 50/50 jackpot of €467. Our €25 winners were as follows - Michael McGuire (yearly ticket) - Eoghan Sweeney- Doreen Hunt- Kevin Caslin Thanks to Trevor Hunt and his team of sellers. Next on selling duty is Clare Connellans team. The club wishes Padraig Pearses the best of luck this Sunday in the Connacht senior club final. The annual hospice auction takes place in the Kilmore Inn on Saturday the 7th of December. 

Kilmore GAA Club Notes 11th November 2019

posted 22 Nov 2019, 15:29 by Brian Carroll

GAA ground of the year 
Kilmore GAA were delighted to be informed last week that the club has been awarded 2019 Roscommon GAA Club of the year award. We now go forward to Connacht to represent Roscommon in the ground of the year awards. Thanks to everyone who made it possible to win this award. 

U-20
Our U-20 team of Kilmore/Shannon Gaels were defeated on Sunday last by 0-10 to 0-8 by Elphin/Balllinameen. Our next game is next Sunday when we face Eire Og/Michael Glaveys in Kilmore at 1pm. 

Underage 
Our U16 combined team drew with Boyle on Sunday in the Div1 Shield final. Our U12 team had a good win over Western Gaels in the Kennan cup semifinal today in Kilmore. On Saturday next our combined U14 team plays in the Div2 Championship final against Padraig Pearses in Kilmore at 1pm. Kennan cup final date to be confirmed later. 

50/50 draw 
Our 50/50 draw takes place this Sunday night at 9pm in Brackens Hillstreet and Trevor Hunts team are on selling duty. 

Kilmore GAA Club Notes 4th November 2019

posted 4 Nov 2019, 14:30 by Brian Carroll

Junior Team 
Hard luck to our junior team who were defeated in the Q-final of the Div 5 league by Oran on a scoreline of 2-18 to 4-5. Our goalscorers were Oisin Boland and 3 goals for Dara Feely. Kilmore team was Anthony Carroll, Shane Crowe, Padraig Earley, Liam Caslin, Brian Holohan, Damien Tiernan, Aaron Devaney, Padriag King, Peter Sheridan, Ben Donohue, Cathal Carney, Cian FFrench, Daniel Burke, Dara Feely, Oisin Boland. subs used Ryan MCLoughlin and Donal Carroll. This brings an end to the junior campaign for 2019. Thanks to the players for all their efforts. Thanks to management team of Mervyn Foley and Brian Carroll. 

U-20 
Our U-20 team of Kilmore/Shannon Gaels are in Division 2A for 2019. They begin their campaign this Sunday at 1pm against Elphin/Ballinameen in Elphin. 

Underage 
Our underage have the following games coming up over the next 2 weekends, U-12 Keenan cup semi final, U-14 Div 2 final, U-16 Div 1 shield final and U-13 feile qualifying competition. 

Other News
Kilmore GAA wishes Ballinameen, Tulsk and Padriag Pearses the very best of luck this weekend as they represent Roscommon in the Connacht club championship semi finals. The annual Hospice auction will take place on Saturday the 7th of December 2019 in the Kilmore Inn. Kilmore GAA next 50/50 draw will take place on Sunday night the 17th of November 2019 and Trevor Hunts team are on selling duty. 

Kilmore GAA Club Notes 21st October 2019

posted 4 Nov 2019, 13:50 by Brian Carroll

Holiday draw 
Our holiday draw took place last Sunday night and the following were the winners 1st prize : Seamus Sweeny (Shannon Gaels) seller : Brian Carroll 2nd prize : Jimmy Sweeney seller Derek Connellan 3rd prize : Tony Beirne Strokestown seller joe Mcevoy 4th prize Lauren Kelly Tuam seller Michael McGuire 5th prize Hugh Gralton 
6th prize Brendan Bourke Jnr seller Colm Garvey 7th prize Karen Phelan seller Sean Boland 8th prize David Hunt seller Brian Carroll 
9th prize Eithne Bourke seller Jim Gilchrest 
10th prize Padraig Hanly seller Gerry Connellan 
11th prize Peter Hanly seller Brian Carroll 
12th prize Pauline Glancy seller Jamie Sharkey   
€200 Winner was Jack Sharkey. Thanks to everyone who sold and bought tickets. 

Underage 
Our U12's lost out to Michael Glaveys in the U12 Div3 final. Well done to the players and management for getting to this stage of the competition. Our attention now turns to the Kennan cup for our U12's. Our U14 Div 4 team lost to a strong St Domincs team today in the county final in Kilbride. Hard luck to the players and management. Our U16 Div1 team will play Boyle in the Sheild final which may be played some night next week under lights. The date for the Div2 U14 County final has not been fixed yet. 

Other news 
Kilmore GAA offers their sympathy to the family of Joe Shannon of St Marys GAA club who passed away suddenly at the weekend. Congratulations
 to our neighbours Ballinameen who won the junior championship at the weekend. 

Kilmore GAA Draw Results

posted 4 Nov 2019, 13:50 by Brian Carroll

Holiday draw 

Our holiday draw took place last Sunday night and the following were the winners 1st prize : Seamus Sweeny (Shannon Gaels) seller : Brian Carroll 

2nd prize : Jimmy Sweeney seller Derek Connellan 

3rd prize : Tony Beirne Strokestown seller joe Mcevoy 

4th prize Lauren Kelly Tuam seller Michael McGuire 

5th prize Hugh Gralton 

6th prize Brendan Bourke Jnr seller Colm Garvey 

7th prize Karen Phelan seller Sean Boland 

8th prize David Hunt seller Brian Carroll 

9th prize Eithne Bourke seller Jim Gilchrest 

10th prize Padraig Hanly seller Gerry Connellan 

11th prize Peter Hanly seller Brian Carroll 

12th prize Pauline Glancy seller Jamie Sharkey   

€200 Winner was Jack Sharkey. Thanks to everyone who sold and bought tickets. 

Kilmore GAA Club Notes 14th October 2019

posted 4 Nov 2019, 13:48 by Brian Carroll

Underage 
Our U10 team take pride of place this week after capturing the Padraic Murphy perpetual Cup on Saturday. Well done to the team and to their coaches Shane Mcelhone, Kealan Reynolds, Siobhan Hunt and Gerry Fitzmaurice.
Our u12 team had a good win over Strokestown in the Div 3 Championship semifinal. The U12 County final against Michael Glaveys will be played next Saturday. Venue and time to the confirmed.  Our 16 combined team plays Roscommon Gaels in the Div 1 shield Semifinal in Kilmore next Sunday at 1pm. Our 14 div4 combined team plays St Domincs in the championship final next Sunday at 1 o clock in Kilbride.  

Draw 
Our fundraising draw takes place this Sunday night at 9pm. Tickets are on sale throughout the parish and your support is appreciated. 

Kilmore GAA Club Notes 7th October 2019

posted 4 Nov 2019, 13:47 by Brian Carroll

O Gara Cup 
Well done to our O Gara cup team who defeated Oran in the relegation play off last Saturday evening in Oran on a score line of 1-11 to 1-6. Team and scorers were as follows Cian Ffrench, Mark Connellan, Jack Sharkey, Damien Tiernan, Joe Garvey, Colm Garvey, John Donohue (0-1), Dermot Foley, Paul McElhone, Kevin Caslin (0-1), Brian Connellan, Oisin Boland (0-1), Derek Connellan (0-3), John Gannon (0-3), Colman Earley (1-1), sub used Gary Connellan (0-1). 

Holiday draw 
Our holiday draw tickets are now on sale from all executive members and players. Tickets cost between €1 and €20 with a top prize of a week for 2 people in the Algarve. We have divided up our members into selling teams and the teams are as follows Team A Captain : Gerry Tiernan Vice-Capt : Jack Sharkey 
Jamie Sharkey Pamela McGauran Alan Ffrench Jnr Cathal Carney Damien Tiernan John Donohue Ray CaslinSean Boland Team B 
Captain : Michael McGuire V-Capt : Colm Garvey Ciara McGuire JJ McWeeney 
Joe McEvoy Gerry Garvey Danny Collins 
Jason McEvoy John Gannon Brian Connellan 
Joe Garvey Team C Captain : Carmelita Caslin 
V-Capt : Kevin Caslin Harry Reynolds Jenny Connellan Gary Connellan Dara Feely 
Ollie Burke Peter Sheridan Liam Caslin 
Charlie Burke Team D Captain : Brian Carroll 
V-Capt : Derek Connellan Gerry Fitzmaurice Clare Connellan Tommie Kenoy Teresa Kenoy 
Peter Joe Fitzmaurice Anthony Carroll 
Jim Gilchrest Padraig Earley Mark Connellan 
Team E Captain : Shane McElhone 
V-Capt : Dermot Foley Damien Devaney 
Nicola Hunt Mervyn Foley Trevor Hunt Karol Foley Padraig King Gary Connellan Paul McElhone. Each person has tickets so we would ask for everyone’s support. This Friday evening we will be doing a sales evening for tickets from 8pm to 9pm in the Kilmore GAA club rooms where tickets will be on sale. 

Underage 
Our U12 skills team did very well in the Connacht final in Bekan last friday evening. Well done to the team of Darragh Devaney , Joe McKeon , Martin O Dowd , Coman Higgins and Mark Carrol and their coaches Nicola Craughwell and Darren Kerins . Thanks to Richard and Patricia for sponsoring food for the team afterwards. Our U12 team recorded a good win over Boyle today in the Kennan cup and have now qualifed for the Semifinal.  
This Semifinal may be played next weekend with the details yet to be confirmed. Our u14 Div 4 team are due to play their County final next Sunday . Opposition yet to be confirmed. 

Other news 
The club congratulates Dermot & Yvonne Foley on the birth of their son Micheal last week. 

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