Burgess GAA Notes 18 March 2013

Senior League



Our senior hurlers had a comprehensive victory over Cashel in Kilcolman on Monday last with a score of 4:15 to 0:05. The team was Paddy Looby, Paddy Hogan, Jack Flaherty, Peter Gill, Johnny Mullqueen, Timmy Hogan, John O’Dwyer, Noel Gleeson(0.2), Eoin Hogan (Leahy)(0.1), Shane Maher, Johnny Ryan(1.1), Kevin Nealon(1.0), Brian Hogan(0.3) and Stephen Murray(0.8,3-f,1-65). Subs used were Cian McDonnell(2.0), Garret Howard, Declan O’Donohue, Willie Ryan & Brian tucker



U.21A Football North final is on Friday 22nd at 7.30 pm in Ballingarry. Junior A hurling league vs Moneygall sat at 4.30 in Kilcolman. Please come out and support our teams.

Match report

A comprehensive victory over Cashel in the county senior league ended Burgess’s two game losing streak in Kilcolman on Monday. Burgess completely dominated the first half leading at the interval by nine points to one. There were fine individual scores from play especially noteworthy were two brilliant points from Noel Gleeson inside a minute.

The second half followed the template of the first with Burgess completely on top and Cashel only managing a meagre 4 points to Burgess’s 4 goals and 6 points. Substitute Cian McDonnell made an immediate impression after his introduction bagging a fine brace of goals scored within a minute of each other.

Burgess’s scorers were Noel Gleeson(0.2), Eoin Hogan (Leahy)(0.1), Johnny Ryan(1.1), Kevin Nealon(1.0), Brian Hogan(0.3) and Stephen Murray(0.8,3-f,1-65) & Cian McDonnell(2.0).

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The club would like to extend our sympathy to the family and friends of club president Con Ryan of Knockannamohilly. May he rest in peace.


Once again we would like to remind all members and players that haven’t already paid this year’s membership to please do so as soon as possible. Any players who aren’t yet paid up are urged to do so immediately.

County Table Quiz heat

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The winners of the quiz held in Barry’s Pub on Friday night last were Mary Gillespie, Mary Armitage, Pat Hickey & Deirdre Molamphy. We wish them the very best of luck in the county final.

The evening itself was a great success with 12 tables taking part and the night was capped off by a thrilling tie-breaker round.

We would like to thank all those who took part as well as our generous host Geraldine Barry who provided the refreshments on the night.

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Gym Membership

The gym is excellent value at €25 per quarter and all are welcome to join! For further information or application forms please contact any club officer or member.

Club Lotto

There was no winner of last week’s (March 11th), jackpot of €3,200. The numbers drawn were 5,23,24,25. Next week’s draw March 25th will be in Reidy’s. Thanks to everyone for their continued support.

The A.G.M. of Burgess GAA Development Fund Lotto Committee will be held in Kilcolman on Thursday March 21st at 8pm. All are welcome to attend especially those interested in becoming sellers/promoters.

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Congratulations to Paul Seymour on his recent engagement to Marguerite Dooley and to Mike Flaherty who celebrated his 21st at the weekend

Youtube special

This week I was lucky enough to find a copy of the Burgess v Thurles Sars senior championship match from 2006. It was a fantastic match and is now available on youtube. Enjoy!