Intermediate Hurling - On Friday night last Clonakenny travelled to Drombane to play Upperchurch Drombane in the first round of the Cahill Cup Senior Hurling Competition.
Though losing the game the Clonakenny lads put in a very creditable performance with Upperchurch only gaining the upper had at the very end. This experience should stand to them for the championship games that are coming up. Final Score Upperchurch Drombane 1-18 Clonakenny 0-19. Clonakenny are due to play Ballybacon Grange in the second group game of the County Intermediate Hurling Championship. This game has been fixed for Wednesday, 29th May. Full details next week.
Junior Hurling - Clonakenny are due to play Moyne Templetuohy in the next round of the Mid Tipp Junior Hurling League Div 3. This game could take place this weekend. See Mid Fixtures.
Tipperary Draw - The Tipperary G.A.A. Draw for 2012/2013 has now ended all monies owed to be paid to Draw Co-Ordinator Oliver Mullally as soon as possible. The new Draw for 2013/2014 will be launched shortly and commence on the 17th May. Anyone who wishes to join the New Draw can do so by contacting any Club Officers or members. Clonakenny G.A.A. greatly appreciate the support of all its Draw Members and Co-Ordinators over the past year.
Sympathy - Sincere Sympathy is extended to Paddy Maher and family, Castlepark and Ann O’Meara and family, Shanacloon on the death of their brother Jimmy Maher in Trim, Co. Meath. Sympathy is also extended to the Walsh Family, Ballyknock on the death of Monsignor Lawrence Walsh who died in Texas, U.S.A. May They Rest in Peace.
Progressive 25 - Clonakenny G.A.A. Club would like to thank all who supported the Monster Card Game recently. A special thanks to all who bought or sold tickets, those who donated prizes for the raffle, those who looked after the Hall arrangements. Thanks to those who provided and prepared refreshements and helped to distribute them. A big thanks to Tom Nolan and Michael Coonan for taking charge of the game and to everyone who helped to make the night such a success. Results 18th April, 1st on 9 Games, L. Maher and M. Grimes, A Nolan and D. Conlon, 2nd on 8 Games, P. Delaney and B. McLoughlin, M. and J. Campion, Table Prize, PJ Meade and P. Coffey, Raffle, M. Mortimer, M. Grimes and T. Nolan. Results 25th April (GAA Monster Game), 1st on 11 Games, M. Costello and J. O’Connell, J. Kennedy and C. Whyte, 2nd on 10 Games, J. Leahy and B. Fitzpatrick, J. Maher and S. O’Grady, 3rd on 9 Games, M. Mortimer and T. Broderick, D. Nolan and M. Murray, M. Cullagh and L. Cleary, B. O’Dea and S. Gleeson, L. Crampton and J. Maher, W. O’Reilly and L. Mahony, M. Keeshan and J. Treacy, MJ Ryan and M. Bourke, M. Walsh and A. Russell. Table Prizes, E. Stapleton and T. Matthews, M. Carroll and M. Costigan, Raffle, J. Maher, J. O’Rourke, B. McLoughlin, N. Stapleton, J. Bergin, J. Sutton, P. Treacy, M. Maher, B. O’Dea, S. Treacy, A. Russell, M. Murray x 2. Non-Players Draw, W. Byrne, J. Bourke, M. Ryan, M. Treacy, M. Costigan. Results 2nd May, 1st on 13 Games, T. Nolan and D. Fogarty, 2nd on 11 Games, D. Byrne and M. Coonan, Table Prize, P. Coffey and PJ Meade, Raffle, K. Treacy, M. Byrne and C. Whyte.
I.C.A. - Officers elected at the recent A.G.M. were as follows: President: Mary Hennessy, Vice President: Esther Walsh, Secretary: Brid Murray, Treasurer: Nora Byrne, PRO: Joan Byrne.
U/12 Football - Congratulations to the Clonakenny U/12 Football Team who were winners of the Mid. Tipp. Premier Mini League Div. 3 Football Final recently in Templetuohy. Well done to all the players and their mentors Johnny Madden, Betty Nesbitt and Tim Shanahan