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Kilmore GAA Club Notes 16th October 2017

posted 16 Oct 2017, 03:44 by Brian Carroll   [ updated 16 Oct 2017, 04:10 ]
Junior Team
Our junior team were defeated in the Junior B Championship quarter final by Kilbride. On this Saturday at 4pm our junior team play Boyle in the league in Kilmore at 4pm.

Underage 
Our U-12 team were defeated in the County semi final by 2 points by Castlerea. The U-12 team had a great year winning the league and went through the championship group stages unbeaten. The u-12 Keenan cup will begin shortly. Hard luck to our U-16 team of Kilmore/Shannon Gaels who were defeated by Tulsk in the County final. Thanks to the players, parents and management team for their commitment during the year. Also thanks to our sponsors Glancys Super Valu of Carrick On Shannon. On Sunday next our u-13 Feile team of Kilmore/Shannon gaels play Kilbride in Kilbride at 11am. hard luck to our minor team who were defeated by Elphin/Ballinameen in the County semi final on Saturday last. Thanks to the players and management for their efforts and commitment during the year. Well done to our U-10 team who had a mighty win on Saturday morning last when they won the Murphy cup in Kilglass. Well done to all the players and management team of Richard O Dowd, Shane McElhone and Donal Carroll on a great win in the final. Special thanks to Phillip Martin and Richard O Dowd who sponsored meals during the year for the U-8 and U-10 teams. Our U-14 team of Kilmore/Shannon Gaels had a mighty win on Saturday last when they defeated Castlerea in the Garda cup final in Boyle. Well done to the players and management on a great win. 

Ladies 
The U-14 girls team had a great win defeating St Dominics and have now qualified for the Division 1 semi final which will take place next Saturday at 12pm in Loughglynn against Eire Og. Our minor ladies team had a mighty win when they defeated Castlerea. In what was a tough game throughout the ladies never stopped battling and came out 5 point winners at the end and will now play Eire Og next. 

General meeting 
A general meeting of Kilmore GAA Club will take place this Friday night at 9pm in the Clubrooms. All members of the club are invited to attend. 

The great Kilmore Duck race
On Sunday the 19th of November Kilmore GAA will hold "The great Kilmore Duck race" in the Grange river at the Silver Eel. Ducks will cost €10 with the winning duck owner getting a top prize of €300 and the winner will also get to keep the duck. Ducks will be on sale from all members of the executive and the race will no doubt be great "Quack"! 

1992 Junior Team Reunion 
On Saturday and Sunday the 18th and 19th of November a reunion of the 1992 County Junior Championship winning team will take place with numerous events been organised for the weekend. More details will be available soon and anyone who wants more information can contact Tommie k. 

Other News
Anyone who has used batteries and wish to donate them to the club is asked to contact any member of the executive this week and batteries can be collected. Well done to Luke & Conor c/o of Irene Hanly who won our 50/50 jackpot of €320. Our €25 winners were Robert Wallace, Jackie Casserley, Liam Clifford and Brendan Bourke jnr. Thanks to Pamela McGauran and her team of sellers for all their work. Our next 50/50 draw takes place this Sunday night in the Kilmore Inn and Gerry Tiernans team are on selling duty. The club wishes Gerry & Mary Connellan a very happy birthday! 
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