Junior Semi-final FIXTURE CHANGED AGAIN latest::

Burgess v Kildangan Junior A league semi-final

Date: Saturday 31st May

Where: Kilcolman **Note venue change again!!**

Time: 5pm

 

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Junior A league semi FIXTURE UPDATE: CHANGE OF VENUE

Burgess v Kildangan Junior A league semi-final

Date: Saturday 31st May

Where: Moneygall **NOTE THE CHANGE OF VENUE**

Time: 5pm

 

He soars with the eagles

Brian Tucker’s barnstorming second point in the 2014 Junior A league against Nenagh in all its glory!

 

Burgess GAA notes 26th May 2014

Peadar Cummins Tournament:

Congratulations to Jack Boland and Stephen Kirwan who represented Burgess on the North Tipp team which won the Peadar Cummins Tournament in Borrisoleigh last weekend.

U14:

The U14 hurling championship gets underway this  Wednesday 28th May. Burgess v Kilruane in Kilcoleman.

U12:

U12 Hurling championship starts Friday 30th. Borrisokane v Burgess in Borrisokane.
Please see facebook page for times and dates of matches.

Junior A league:

Burgess in determined form

 

Well done to our Junior A hurlers who qualified for the Junior A league semi-final after a hard fought 0-15 all draw against Nenagh on Saturday last in Kilcoleman. We will face Kildangan in this semi-final on a date and time to be confirmed. A short match report is available on the club website.

The team that faced Nenagh was: Brian Sherlock, Dan Nevin, Pat Woods, Willie Ryan, Paddy Hogan, Conor Quigley, Brian Tucker (0-2), Johnny Ryan (0-2), Paidi Gill (0-1), Tadgh O’Halloran (0-1), Conor Gill (0-3), Tony Hogan (0-1), Keith Nealon (0-4f), Garrett Howard (0-1), Declan O’Donoghue. Subs Used: Colm O’Brien, Tony Gleeson.

 

 

County Draw:

The new Tipperary county board draw was launched recently and will commence shortly. The Prize fund is €500,000,including two cars monthly. Weekly draws also take place. Anyone wishing to join the draw is asked to contact any committee member/promotors.Thanks to all who have supported the draw over many years. We look forward to your continued participation.

Burgess in Junior A League Semi

Junior A league 24th May 2014

Burgess 0-15 Nenagh 0-15

With both sides vying for a semi-final berth this was always going to be a taut affair. Burgess required only a draw while nothing but a win would do Nenagh in this final group game in Kilcolman.

Nenagh, with the aid of a stiff breeze, were first off the mark with two well taken points in the second minute of the game. We had to wait until the 5th minute for Tadgh O’Halloran to open our account with a fine long range effort. A seventh minute free from Keith Nealon had the side’s level at two points each. A minute later Conor Gill gave us the lead with a fantastic long range point scored from near the touchline. A minute later Nenagh were back on terms with a pointed free.

Our one point advantage was restored thanks to  an excellent Tony Hogan point leaving the score Burgess 0-04 Nenagh 0-03.Nenagh then tagged on three point without reply, two from play and one free, to leave Burgess two point adrift. Conor Gill arrested the rot with another fine point leaving us just a point behind again. Nenagh responded with two quick fire points before Keith Nealon tapped over his second free of the day to leave Burgess trailing six points to eight. Two more scores for Nenagh had us four points adrift with three minutes remaining in the half.

A goal mouth scramble that could have easily resulted in a goal for Burgess yielded a pointed free for Keith Nealon. Garrett Howard finished off the scoring for the half with a fantastic individual score taken from the most acute of angles to leave Burgess trailing eight points to ten at half time.

The second half began brightly with wing back Brian Tucker sallying forward to take a tremendous point within a minute of the restart. Nenagh responded with a pointed free soon followed by another excellent Burgess score by Paidi Gill. A minute later Conor Gill was on hand to level the game at eleven points each. Two minutes later Conor’s midfield partner Johnny Ryan was on hand to give Burgess the lead after he got on the end of a well worked move. The lead was short lived however with Nenagh firing over three unanswered points in three minutes to put us two points behind. 0-12 to 0.-14, with thirteen minutes remaining. Points by Keith Nealon and Johnny Ryan had the game all square with 4 minutes remaining at fourteen each when up stepped Brian Tucker with the score of the game to give Burgess the lead with two minutes remaining.

Nenagh grabbed a late equalising point which wasn’t enough to prevent Burgess from gaining a mouth-watering semi-final berth against neighbours Kildangan. Date and time TBC. please check the Guardian fixtures as well as the club website and social media for further info.

As it happened:

 

JAHL 2014 V Nenagh

 

Some EPIC video footage:

 

 

Junior A league FIXTURE UPDATE:

24.05.14 (Sat)

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Burgess GAA notes 19th May 2014

Senior Hurling:

Well done to our senior hurlers who overcame Lorrha in their hard fought North championship opener on a 0-24 to 1-17 score-line. We will face Silvermines next in this competition.

See report here

Tickets:

If anyone wishes to source tickets for Tipperary county championship opener against Limerick please contact Mairead Darcy or Dinny Ryan.

County Draw:

The new Tipperary county board draw was launched recently and will commence shortly. The Prize fund is €500,000,including two cars monthly. Weekly draws also take place. Anyone wishing to join the draw is asked to contact any committee member/promotors.Thanks to all who have supported the draw over many years. We look forward to your continued participation.

Club Lotto Draw:

There was no winner of last week’s Jackpot. The numbers drawn were 6, 17, 18 & 24. This week’s Draw was in Reidy’s Newtown on Monday 12th May. The Jackpot was €8,150 on the night. Next week’s draw will be in Barry’s of Newtown on Monday 19th May with the Jackpot at €8,300.Thank you for your continued support and the best of luck.