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Club Lotto Results;
There was no winner of this week’s jackpot and the jackpot for our next draw will be €11400.
Thanks to everyone who supports our weekly lotto draw. Lotto draw takes place in clubhouse every Tuesday night.
The Club shop is open on Saturday mornings from 10.30am to 11.30am. Plan a visit to your club shop where you can choose from a wide selection of sports accessories in your club colours. Replica jerseys (all sizes), shorts, training clothing, etc. are available for all ages Please support your club by purchasing from the club shop.
Fixtures / Results:
Cork SHC: Killeagh 1-18 Courcey Rovers 0-16 Relegation Final, August 23rd, Riverstown at 7.00pm
The club experienced one of its busiest weeks ever this past week and thankfully it was roses all the way. First up was the Premier 2 U16 final where our team took on Eire Og in Pairc Ui Rinn on Wednesday night, August 20th. In a marvellous display they won out comfortably on a score of 1-20 to 0-08. Next up was the meeting of Youghal and Carrigtwohill in the Cork SHC which was played at our club grounds on Friday evening last, Aug 22nd. A lot of preparation and work was put in by a large number of people at the club to ensure that our facilities for the teams and supporters of both clubs were in pristine condition. On the night there was a very effective and coordinated approach to ensure that all visitors to our grounds did so in a safe and orderly manner and also that disruption to our local community was kept to a minimum. The club wishes to express their sincere thanks to everybody who helped out in any way. Also well done to our juvenile chairman, Mr. Colman Motherway for the production of a wonderful (and valuable) match programme for the game…a great piece of work. Finally, and once again, the good wine was kept ‘til last. What a game and more importantly, what a victory. Despite the enormous pressure on everybody inolved in Killeagh GAA Club our senior hurlers maintained their senior status for 2015 with an emphatic victory over Courcey Rovers in Riverstown on Saturday evening, August 23rd. The team emerged from a terrific game with a well earned win on a score of 1-18 to 0-16. Well done to all the players in the the squad and the team management and a great big thanks to all the supporters who travelled to this game and all the other games this past season in the Cork SHC and the Cork SHL in support of Killeagh GAA Club.
The society would like to advise of their next outing which will be held at Cork Golf Club. Deposit must be paid before 13th September. Please contact Ray Rochford on 0872330054 for tee times and further details.
U16s make history
Rebel Óg Premier 2 County Hurling Final Killeagh-Ita’s 1-20, Éire Óg 0-08
Killeagh-Ita’s Under 16 hurlers made history on Wednesday evening last in Páirc Uí Rinn by winning the Carrigaline Court Hotel Premier 2 U16 hurling title for the first time. Having beaten Ballinahassig (twice) and St. Finbarr’s en route to the final, this team gave their best performance of the season to outplay Éire Óg from the first ball to the last. Andrew Leahy opened the scoring with a point after 19 seconds, and all through Killeagh-Ita’s were in control, particularly through the spine of the team. Jack O’Rourke and Kevin Murphy were very commanding at full-back and centre-back respectively, Emmet Barron and Cathal Deane dominated midfield, and Andrew Leahy and Killian Treacy, at centre-forward and full-forward, did the bulk of the scoring up front. Éire Óg battled gamely and at half-time, trailing by just five points (0-10 to 0-05), they were still well in the game. Andrew and Killian were the chief scorers but Emmet Barron and Cathal Fitzgibbon also scored fine points from the right wing in the first half. The game slipped away from Éire Óg shortly after half time when Andrew Leahy controlled a high ball beautifully and smashed an unstoppable shot into the right corner of the net. Five subs were introduced and they all played their part, with 14-year-olds Sean Walsh and Fionn McDonnell scoring excellent points after their introduction to put a gloss on the scoreboard. Although he didn’t get on the scoresheet, arguably Killeagh-Ita’s best player on the field was David Ogbebor, who was named at corner-forward but covered every blade of grass on the pitch, tackling, running, blocking and passing, and winning many frees. This was a campaign where a small panel of 21 worked hard and all played their part through the campaign. Well done to all the boys and to their management team of Ger Fitzgibbon, Dick Walsh, Eddie Hayes and Tomas Treacy, who had the team in fine condition throughout the summer.
Following the presentation of the cup by Jim Forbes, Rebel Óg chairman, to our captain Christy Coughlan, who had a very impressive game at left-half back, it was back to Killeagh for a parade through the village (thanks Ian for the open-top bus!!) and down to our home in Páirc Uí Chinnéide for some refreshments and chat, and well-earned pizza for the boys! Many thanks to all the parents of the players who provided all the food and the catering on the evening and to the many friends and supporters who came to Páirc Uí Rinn to cheer on the boys, cheered them again on the main street on their return, and followed them home to Páirc Uí Chinnéide. With our senior hurlers securing their status in the pot for 2015 on Saturday evening, it has been a good few days for the Killeagh club. Perhaps some of these 16-year-olds might even get to play alongside the legend that is Joe Deane in 2015, 21 years after Joe’s own adult hurling career with Killeagh started as a 16-year-old. Now wouldn’t that be an unbelievable dream come true for these young boys!
Team: Aaron Walsh, Luke Fogarty, Jack O’Rourke, Jamie Landers, Fergal Smiddy, Kevin Murphy (0-1, ’65), Christy Coughlan, Emmet Barron (0-1), Cathal Deane, Eoin Fitzgibbon (0-1), Andrew Leahy (1-5), Shane Kearney, Keane Kelly Budds, Killian Treacy (0-10, 0-6f), David Ogbebor. Subs: Sean Walsh (0-1), Dylan Hogan, Jamie Clifford, Daniel Hickey, Fionn McDonnell (0-1), Padraig Leahy.
U14s bow out after replay
Rebel Óg Eastern A U14 Hurling Championship Replay Cloughduv 2-16, Killeagh-Ita’s 2-8
Having drawn our quarter final on Monday 11th August against Cloughduv at home (1-5 to 0-8) we travelled to Cloughduv for the replay two nights later. This time, Cloughduv got the better of our gallant team, who tried really hard to the very end, but were beaten by a physically stronger team. Well done for a good performance on both nights, and while championship success has eluded you for 2014, there is still a league final to be played, and much to play for yet.
Team: Robbie Treacy, Cian McDonald, Dylan Hogan, Kieran Daly, Barry Motherway, Padraig Leahy, Richie Landers, Ryan McCarthy, Adrian Galvin, Richie Long, Liam McCarthy, Olan Broderick, Olin Hennessy, Daniel Lucey, Dara Motherway. James Kent and Darragh Geary had played in the first game, Darragh was injured for the replay. Subs used (both days): Danny Cunningham, Ciaran Leahy, Cathal Fitzgibbon, Ben O’Connor, and Paul Delaney.
Our Under 14 panel also participated in the annual Christy Coughlan Blitz in Na Piarsaigh on Saturday last, and while we were beaten by the other participating teams (Na Piarsaigh and Inniscarra and Moycarkey-Borris from Tipperary), we performed well against teams playing at a higher grade to us. Many thanks to Na Piarsaigh for the invite, the great hospitality on the day, and the lovely sunny weather!! It was an honour to represent our club in this tournament on the same week that Christy’s son Christy captained our Under 16 teams to county glory.
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