Burgess GAA Notes 24th August 2015

Junior A Hurling:

Our Juniors capped off an excellent weekend for the Club on Sunday when they defeated Toomevara in the North quarter final by 1-16 to 1-14 in a tough encounter in Moneygall. We wish the lads the very best of luck in the semi-final.

the Goal

U14 Hurling:

u14B North Champions 2015

Congratulations to Burgess U14 hurling team on bridging a twenty year gap when they successfully overcame Newport Gaels in the U14b north final last Saturday in Toomevara on a score-line of Burgess 4-12 Newport Gaels 1-06. Burgess went into this game as underdogs fielding a very young side which included five U12s on the starting line out. Burgess started well scoring 1-02 without reply. At half time the score was Burgess 2-08 Newport  Gaels 5 points. Newport Gaels were out of the blocks early in the second half scoring 1 01 without reply to leave 5 points between the teams. After a few tactical switches by Burgess Management, we started to take control of the second half. Burgess finished strong with the final score Burgess 4-12 Newport Gaels 1 -06. This result was due to the great team work, high work rate and skilful hurling by all the Burgess players. A big thank you to their management Tony, Mike, Eoin, Tommy, Liam, Eoin and Pat. Also a big thanks to Muiris O’Keeffe and Willie Ryan for their medical assistance on the day.  Thanks for the great support it was much appreciated. Hard luck to Newport Gaels.  We now have the county semi-final to look forward to against the south champions in two weeks’ time.

Team lined out as follows
1. Luke Conneally 2. Joshua Delaney 3. Tom O Neill
4. Joe Cooney 5. Oisin Hynes 6. Jack O Keeffe (Capt)
7. Micheal Ryan 8. Aaron Sharkey 9. Daire Hogan
10. Sean Dunne 11. Cathal Conneally 12. Eoin Grace
13. Tom Gibson 14. Sean Corcoran 15. Jason Quigley
16. Oisin Tucker 17. Conor Reidy 18. Liam Grace
19. Cormac McAuliffe 20. Luke Purcell

Video Highlights:

All the Burgess goals

and the Presentation

U16 Hurling:

Burgess U16 hurlers will have played Ballina in Kilcoleman on Monday last. Whichever team wins this game qualifies for the U16b North Semi-final v Lorrha /Shannon Rovers

Best of luck to our juvenile players who will represent Burgess next weekend in the county games. Jack O’Keeffe will play on the U14A in the Tony Forrestal tournament when they travel to Waterford. Stephen Kirwan and Jack Boland will travel with the U15 squad to Cork for the Carrigdhoun.  Ronan Tucker play in the All Ireland series which is hosted by mid Tipp this year.

Bag Packing:

Dunes Stores have kindly allowed us to bag pack on Saturday next 29th August from 10am to 6pm. Please contact the juvenile club phone on 086 3934363 to arrange a time that suits you to help on with this fundraiser.

Club Lotto:

There was no winner of last week’s Jackpot held in Barry’s Newtown. Numbers drawn were 5, 7, 19 & 24. This week’s Draw was in Reidy’s, Newtown. The Jackpot was €5,850.Next week’s Draw will be in Ciss Ryan’s, Garrykennedy on Monday 31st August. Best of luck and thank you all for your continued support. Tickets €2 each. Play today!

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