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Kilmore GAA Club Notes 7th May 2017

posted 7 May 2017, 13:38 by Brian Carroll   [ updated 15 May 2017, 04:17 ]
On Sunday morning last a dark cloud spread all over our parish as the sad news of the death of our good friend Mary Donohue began to spread. While we were all fully aware of Mary's illness that she bravely fought for the last 15 months, Everyone was saddened and stunned when we became aware that Mary had peacefully passed away. Mary was a super person, a person who's advice was always well thought out and her wisdom and judgement was trusted by everyone who knew her. Mary was a great Kilmore supporter and despite her illness she was a very proud lady as she attended our Dinner dance in February and was present to witness John & Ben receive their County medals. There is no doubt she was also very proud as just over 24 hours before she departed this life, her son Daniel captained the Kilmore U-16 team in the County final in Boyle. To her hsuband Bernard, sons Ben, John & Daniel, her sisters, her extended family and her many friends we extend our deepest sympathy.Ar deis De go raibh a hanam.  As a mark of respect to Mary our senior championship game against Clann na nGael was postponed and our 50/50 draw was also postponed. 

Senior Team
Our King & Moffat senior team play Strokestown this Sunday at 3.45pm in Kilglass in the championship. 

Junior Team
Our junior team suffered their 1st defeat of 2017 when a late Kilbride goal saw us defeated by 1 point on Sunday week last.. 

Ladies Football
Well done to our U-16 girls team of Kilmore/Elphin who had a great win the Div2B County final. Well done to all the players on this fantastic win and well done to the management of JJ McWeeney, Josie Munnelly & John Paul Murray. Our junior ladies drew with Four Roads in the league on Sunday. 

Underage 
Our U-12 team made it 4 wins from 4 with a victory over St Brigids on Friday evening last. Our U-16 team put up a brave battle on Friday evening last against Kilglass/St Barrys in the Div 3 league final but ended up losing by 3 points in the end. Well done to Kilglass/St Barrys. Thanks to our players and management of Bernard Donohue, Barry Ryan and Damien Devaney. Thanks to Padraig Glancy for his sponsorship of the meal after the game. The minor league semi final has been put back to Friday the 19th of May. Our U-8 & U-10 teams had 2 very competitive games against St Michaels. 

Other News
Well done to Carrick On Shannon Community School who won the Connacht Colleges Final on Tuesday last against St Muredachs from Ballina. Our Club was represented by a number of players and well done to each one of them. Well done to our U-12 players Niall Holohan who captained the Sligo/Leitrim U-13 team in the Sligo Super Cup where they played some of the top teams in Ireland & England. Well done to our own Ben Donohue who won a fantastic prize for the Kilmore Senior team of a training session with the Connacht Rugby Coach Pat Lam.  Kilmore GAA extends its deepest sympathy to the families of the lat Donie Shine, Pat Dennehy and Joe Flynn who passed away over the past week. A first aid course is taken place in Cortober hall on Sunday the 14th of May from 9.30am to 5.30pm. This is an emergency first aid course for anyone who hasnt done it before. The cost is €70. Anyone interested is asked to text Trevor Hunt 0879652581 before Monday the 8th May. Our 50/50 draw takes place this Sunday night the 14th of May in Brackens Hillstreet with Clare Connellan on selling duty. 
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