Burgess GAA notes 15th April 2013

U12 football round 2 Burgess v Ballinahinch in Kilcoleman

Burgess 2-3 Ballinahinch 1-2

Burgess played Ballinahinch in their second match in Kilcoleman this evening. Burgess settled early and were 1-2 up after 10 minutes.   Ballinahinch replied with a well taken point. The Burgess boys responded well and got their second goal just before half time. Ballinahinch came out fighting in the second half and ten minutes in they had narrowed the gap to just a goal. Burgess fought well and with hard work and a never say die attitude they weathered the storm. A well taken free by Cathal Conneally secured the match.

Burgess scorers: Jack O’Keeffe 1-01, Aaron Sharkey 1-0, Cathal Conneally 0-02

Well done to all the boys and Caoilfhionn for all their hard work this evening.

Senior Hurling

Shane Maher on the burst

Shane Maher on the burst

Well done to our senior hurlers who had a magnificent win over Roscrea in the north championship on Saturday with a score line of 1:13 to 0:08. The team that line out was as follows.  Niall McGrath, Jack Flaherty, Shane Maher, John O’Dwyer, Conor Quigley, Donagh Maher, Johny Mullqueen, Eoin Tossy Hogan, Noel Gleeson(0,01), Eoin Leahy Hogan(0,01), Damien O’Brien(0,03), Danny Ryan(0,01), Stephen Murray(1,07-0,03f), Brian Hogan, Cian McDonnell. Subs used Kevin Nealon for Brian Hogan.

Junior C Hurling

Our junior C’s were beaten away to Borrisoleigh in the league 2:09 to 0:08. The team was as follows. Sean Flynn, Michael Hogan, Fergal McDonnell, Robbie Mullqueen, Dan Nevin, Brian Tucker, Robbie Cremin, Kieran Ryan, Shane McCarthy, Owen Fogarty, Colm O’Brien, Andy Dunne, Michael McDonnell, Liam O’Donohue and Paidi Gill. Subs used Jack Gill and Brian McGarry

Club Lotto

There was no winner of last week’s jackpot of €3,600. The numbers drawn were 2,9,19 & 25. Next week’s draw April 22nd will be in Reidy’s. Thank’s to all for your continued support.

Senior match report

Another Burgess attack launched

Another Burgess attack launched

After last week’s stinging defeat to the Slivermines our senior hurlers responded in fine style with a great victory over Roscrea in Dolla on Saturday last.

Conditions were poor with a strong cross field wind making shooting extremely difficult for both sides but nevertheless Burgess got off to a bright start with Stephen Murray making the score 0:02 to 0:00 after 8 minutes.  Roscrea replied with two points of their own to make the game level at two points apiece after 15 minutes.

Burgess then took over outscoring Roscrea by 1:05 to 0:02 for the remainder of the half. The Burgess scores came from Murray (1:03) and a point each from Noel Gleeson and Damien O’Brien.  This left Burgess leading 1:07 to 0:04 at half time.

The second half began like the first with Burgess registering the opening score, a fine effort from play by Damien O’Brien after only minute on the clock. Burgess continued to dominate the half outscoring Roscrea 0:06 to 0:04 for the half in deteriorating weather conditions. The Burgess scorers for the half were Damien O’Brien with 0,2 Stephen Murray also with 0,2, Eoin Leahy Hogan and Daniel Ryan with a point each.

The final score

The final score

Burgess were full value for their 1:13 to 0:08 win on what was a difficult day for hurling (Burgess had 16 wides, Roscrea had 8) This result now sets up a grandstand make or break final group game against Toomevara. So we march on with our fate firmly in our own hands.

Group table as it stands

Group table as it stands

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