Intermediate Hurling - On Sunday week last Clonakenny played Holycross Ballycahill in the first round of the new format County Intermediate Hurling Championship. This game was played in Templemore on a very cold evening. Playing against the wind in the first half exchanges were even with the score at half time 1-06 to 0-07 in favour of Clonakenny. In the second half with the aid of the breeze Clonakenny dominated posession and built up a good lead but Holycross came into the game towardsthe end of the second half but Clonakenny had enough in had to see them win on a scoreline of Clonakenny 2-16 Holycross Ballycahill 0-12. On this Friday Night Clonakenny will play Upperchurch Drombane in the first round of the Cahill Cup.
This game will take place in Drombane at 7:15pm. Thanks to Lusmagh for the Challenge Game on Sunday Morning last. Thanks to Borrisokane for the use of their field and to Vincent McKenna and the Yanks Bar for providing the refreshments.
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 on Sunday week last in Templetuohy. Well done to all the players and their mentors Johnny Madden, Betty Nesbitt and Tim Shanahan
Tipp Draw - The Tipp GAA 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 GAA greatly appreciate the support of all its Draw Members and Co-Ordinators over the past year.
Progressive 25 - Clonakenny GAA 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 18/04/13 - 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 adn P Coffey; Raffle M Mortimer, M Grimes and T Nolan
Results 25/04/13 (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 x2. Non-Players Draw - W Byrne, J Bourke, M Ryan, M Treacy, M Costigan.
Progressive 25 2/5/13 0 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 anc C Whyte.
ICA - The monthly meeting for May is deferred to 8th May at 8.30pm in Lismackin Community Centre. The Annual Membership fees will be taken up on the night. As this is the first meeting of the ICA year, new members are most welcome. Officers elected at the recent AGM were as follows – President: Mary Hennessy, Vice President: Esther Walsh, Secretary: Brid Murray, Treasurer: Nora Byrne, PRO: Joan Byrne.