C.L.C.G. Naomh Padraig - On Wednesday evening of last week our Junior footballers got their championship campaign off to a good start with a victory over Fethard by 4-5 to 1-11 in O’Sullivan Park, Ballingarry. Team: Tom O’Connor, Kieran Clancy, Colm Dunne, Darren Meagher, Conor Barry, Keith Browne, Robert Meagher, Richard Needham, Liam Brett, John Moroney, Eoghan McCormack, Shane Gorey, Brendan Gleeson, Aaron Cronin, Patrick Moroney, Nicky Kearney, Mark Slattery, Jason Hayes, Mick O’Connell, Jimmy O’Brien, Eamon Needham.
On this Wednesday evening our Junior ‘B’ hurlers play Ballylooby-Castlegrace in Marlfield at 8 p.m.
On Wednesday next, 13th July they play Ballybacon-Grange in Monroe at 8 p.m.
On Saturday week, 16th July our Junior ‘A’ hurlers play Killenaule in Fethard at 7 p.m.
On Tuesday next, 12th July our Minor hurlers play Ballybacon-Grange at 7.30 p.m. in Ned Hall Park, Clonmel.
On Thursday evening last our U/16 hurlers were defeated by Mullinahone by 9-13 to 6-12 in a championship game played in Cloneen. Team: Conor Gorey, Ciaran Mockler, Stephen Lawless, Kieran O’Brien, Cillien Slattery, Mark Mullally, John Paul Fitzgerald, Darragh Wilson, Conor Clancy, Aidan Buckley, Ivan Brett, Cathal Mahoney, Conor Cuddihy, Darren Boland, Cathal Meagher, Brian Kenny, Tony Smith, Stephen McGrath, Stephen Carroll.
On this Thursday evening, 7th July our U/16 hurlers play Fethard at 7.30 p.m. in Fethard. On Wednesday next, 13th July our U/14 hurlers play Ballingarry at 7.30 p.m. in O’Sullivan Park, Ballingarry. On Monday, 18th July the U/14 hurlers play Skeheenarinka in Anner Park, Cloneen.
On Friday evening last our U/12 hurlers were defeated by Clerihan on a score of 3-7 to 1-3. Team: Brendan Kearney, Michael Boland, Eddie Hayes, Jamie Broderick, Barry O’Dwyer, Conor Duggan, Eoin Ryan, Frank Meagher, James Fitzgerald, Niall Mockler, Sean Ryan, Dale Murphy, Aidan O’Dwyer, Adam Cuddihy.
Collection - Drangan Community Centre will hold their annual church gate collection on this Saturday evening and Sunday morning in Cloneen. Your support will be very welcome.
St. Pat’s Ladies - Clogheen was the location for the 1st round of the Junior ‘D’ championship for St. Pats Ladies against Ballyporeen. Under the searing heat, the afternoon started out well with Una O’Brien scoring a lovely goal from a free. After a long run through the middle from Lynda Nevin, Amy O’Connor provided another goal. Ballyporeen were putting up their points too, the score line at half time, St. Pats 2-0, Ballyporeen 0-5.
The second half Ballyporeen found their stride and added 6 points from play to their tally. Sarah Mockler was the danger woman for St. Pats and through some skilful play from Sarah, Deirdre O’Donovan took 2 points, with Amy O’Connor adding another point from free. Team: Louise Gleeson, Aileen Sugrue, Helen Hogan, Shelly O’Dwyer, Rebecca Hayden, Erica Keane, Marie Meaney, Una O’Brien, Sarah Mockler, Deirdre O’Donovan, Lynda Nevin, Siobhan Dunne, Maeve Browne, Amy O’Connor, Siobhan Nash, Anne Sugrue, Sheila Butler, Mairead Foley, Cathriona Boland, Fran Vanoli, Ciara Danaher, Sharon Keane, Niamh Dunne.
The 1st round is over with, not the desired start but the 2nd round will be a clash to look forward to. The 12th July in Cloneen, St. Pats Ladies will line out against the Junior league winners, Clonmel Commercials, time TBC. Check out our Face Book page for further details, St. Patricks Ladies Football Club.
The St. Patrick’s U/12 ladies deserve huge congratulations after their very fine performance last Friday evening in New Inn v Ardfinnan. Our little ladies made history by being the 1st U/12 County champions. Well done to Pat Morrissey, Alistair McDonald, John Ryan and all of the girls on their great win.
After a very composed start our girls found their rhythm and an opening goal by Niamh Keane helped settle things. A very strong run by Caoimhe Ryan lead to a penalty and she duly stepped up and converted same. Niamh added two more before the break to go in at half time leading 2-2 to 0-1.
After the break Caoimhe Ryan added another 1-1. Our defence was outstanding with Sadhbh, Vivienne, Olivia, Shannon, Ruth, Joy, Eimear commanding a solid defence. Our midfield maestros Ciara Horan and C. McMenamin worked with our forward line to great effect. Final score 3-3 to 0-1. Team: S. Morrissey, O. Noonan, V. Noonan, S. O’Connor, J. Chaudbury, R. McDonald, E. Kenny, C. Ryan, C. McMenamin, M. Moran, E. Wilson, A. Ryan, A. Maher, N. Keane, C. Horan, C. O’Halloran, C. Griffin, O. O’Hanlon, N. Ryan, A. White, E. Holohan.
Thanks to Management, First Aid Officer (Paula) and Photographer (Helena) for a great season and to our wonderful parents and supporters.